The Complicity of Silence

Captured Iraqi soldiers under ISIS control A second reporter has been killed by ISIS, Steven Sotloff. Women are being sold off as “brides.” Teen girls are raped repeatedly. Thousands are murdered. Continue Reading...

ISIS: Genocide By Rape And Torture

This isn’t easy to read. It’s stomach-churning. But we must know our enemy, and ISIS is determined to destroy liberty, freedom, culture and families. According to The Daily Beast, ISIS is holding girls and women for one of two purposes: to sell them or to destroy morale by raping and torturing them. Continue Reading...

U.S. Responsibility To Victims of ISIS

Displaced Iraqis The U.S. is beginning to bring much needed humanitarian supplies to victims of war in Iraq. Aleteia is reporting that Cargo planes dropped parachuted crates of food and water over an area in the mountains outside Sinjar, where thousands of members of the Yazidi minority where sheltering, according to witnesses in the militant-held town, who asked not to be identified for security reasons. Continue Reading...

Iraqi Religious Minority Faces Extinction

Yazidi children The Yazidis are a tiny religious minority, Kurdish by ethnicity, who are facing extinction by the Islamic State in Iraq. While there are about 700,000 Yazidis worldwide, more than half a million were living in Iraq, although many have fled the violence in the nation. Continue Reading...

Destruction of Biblical History Continues In Iraq

Sennacherib Exiles Lachish of Judah, British Museum The treasures of Iraq have been repeatedly looted. Historical and artistic artifacts that span centuries are gone – obliterated. And the mess continues. Iraqi National Museum Director Qais Hussein Rashid says his staff cannot withstand terrorist strikes or take preventative measures. Continue Reading...