The Battleground Of Good And Evil
Invasions By The Devils
(M. Javed Naseem)
وَٱلَّذينَ كَفَرُواْ بَعْضُهُمْ أَوْلِيَآءُ بَعْضٍ
إِلاَّ تَفْعَلُوهُ تَكُنْ فِتْنَةٌ فِى ٱلأَرْضِ وَفَسَادٌ كَبِيرٌ
“The unbelievers are protectors, one of
إِلاَّ تَفْعَلُوهُ تَكُنْ فِتْنَةٌ فِى ٱلأَرْضِ وَفَسَادٌ كَبِيرٌ
“The unbelievers are protectors, one of
another. Unless you do this, (protect each
other), there would be tumult and oppression
on earth, and great mischief.”
Prophet Abraham (Ibrahim) delivered the message of Islam to the nation ruled by Nimrod in a country called ‘
Iraq’ today. They threw him into
the fire but Allah saved him. Then he left Iraq
and went to Palestine
and neighboring lands to spread the word of God. Since then, that particular
region has constantly been a battleground between Good and Evil. There’s always
bloodshed and looks like it would continue till the end of the world.
From religious point of view,
Babylonia) is the
‘Land of Prophets’ where one of the
biggest encounters between Good and
Evil took place between Prophet Abraham
(Ibrahim) and Nimrod. It was also the
home of Prophet Jonah (Yunus) whose
tomb (along with the mosque) was
destroyed by the ISIL just recently.
They fooled the world when they declared that US-allied forces have withdrawn from
It was a deception, as usual, as there are still officially 30,000 US troops in
Now they are going to withdraw from
but thousands would be staying as instructors, trainers, experts, technicians,
etc. Both countries are very important for the Zionist power-mongers. Iraq has petrol, plus it gives you control of
Persian Gulf and Arabian Sea. It’s a very
important strategic point from where you can play war games in any oil-rich
Middle Eastern Muslim countries. And you are also at the doorsteps of Iran and Pakistan.
On the other hand, there’s no petrol in
Afghanistan but strategically, you are right in
the backyard of Russia, China, Iran
You can easily export or clandestinely slip ‘trouble’ across the borders. It
has become the hub of subversion.
They are so shameless and mean that they create a pretext based on a ‘big fat lie’ and hand it over to the corrupt media for propaganda. Thus the public opinion is molded favorably to be manipulated and exploited.
Iraq’s WMD was
the second biggest lie or deception of the modern history of mankind; 9/11
being the first!
|(Prophet Jonah (Yunus)'s tomb and mosque, before and after the attack)|
by the West for political & economic
reasons. The occupation is going to
stay forever, in one form or the other,
because of the huge petroleum reserves.
The Iraq invasion of 2003 was probably discussed and planned by political ‘hawks’ years ahead of creating the pretext of “9/11”. Retired American General Wesley Clark (the Supreme NATO-Allied Forces Commander), wrote in his book:
"As I went back through the Pentagon in November 2001,
one of the senior military staff officers had time for a chat.
Yes, we were still on track for going against
he said. Iraq
But there was more. This was being discussed as part of a
five-year campaign plan, he said, and there were a total of
seven countries, beginning with
Iraq, then Syria, , Lebanon
--- Gen. Wesley Clark
So, we are almost there! Out of the seven countries mentioned, six are already down, one more to go (i.e.,
Iran). But Iran always had
secret agreements with Zionists and Anglo-American fronts to stay out of harm’s
way. They recently concluded a nuclear pact with America and nobody knows the truth
or the exact conditions. Israel
always wanted to attack Iran
resisted and save the Shia regime as they always side with them when it gives
them advantage. It was the Shia general of Iraq
army (responsible to defend Baghdad
from enemy) who collaborated with the Americans and they smoothly took over the
Iraqi capital. As a reward, Shias have been installed in government. This
(Maliki’s) puppet government is responsible for the death and destruction
brought to the Sunni population and their towns. ISIL is also being used as an
excuse to bomb Sunni areas or the towns of the opposition.
Yearly Death Toll:
(From: IBC – Iraq Body Count)
Total deaths in 2014 (civilian and combatant) and cumulative total since 2003
Combining the 17,000 civilian deaths recorded by IBC with the above wide range of combatant deaths of 4,000-30,000, suggests a total of between 21,000 and 47,000 people have been killed in war-related violence in Iraq during 2014, making it one of the three worst years of the conflict that began nearly twelve years ago.
Total cumulative reported deaths for the entire period 2003-2014 passed 200,000 during 2014, and presently stand at 206,000 using the more conservative end of the range for combatant deaths in 2014. Over 150,000 (around 75%) of these were civilian.
(Courtesy: IBC – www.iraqbodycount.org/analysis/numbers/2014/)
War History of Mesopotamia (
The military history of
Iraq, due to a rich archaeological record,
is one of the longest in written human history. The region of Iraq, which used to be Mesopotamia,
has been referred to as the ‘cradle of civilization’, and wars of conquest have
been recorded in this region as far back as the third millennium BC. The area
possesses strategic value, initially for the rich, fertile agricultural region
in the Mesopotamian plain, and more recently for large petroleum/gas deposits
and access to the oil-rich Persian Gulf.
539-538 BC: Cyrus the Great, founder of the Achaemenid Persian Empire, defeated the Neo-Babylonian Empire and conquered the region.
331 BC: Alexander the Great defeated Darius III Darius of Persia at the Battle of Gaugamela, east of present day
died in Babylon ( Iraq) in 323 BC.
190 BC: In later centuries, starting from 190 BC, the Persians ruled
for hundreds of years under different dynasties including the Parthian and
Sassanid dynasties, after the first conquest in the 6th century BC.
627 AD: The Byzantines sacked
Ctesiphon, which was
invaded again by Arabs.
637 AD: The Muslim Arabs invaded
battle between 18,000 Arab tribesmen led by General Khalid bin Walid (The
Sword of Allah) and the Persians led by Rustam (Rostam Farrokhzad), was fought
at al-Qaadisiyyah), south of Baghdad.
Muslim Arab forces led by Khalid bin Walid and Saad bin Abi Waqqas conquered the area from the Sassanid Persian Empire during the Islamic conquest of
in the 8th century, despite the occupying Persian forces being numerically and
Later on, there were several revolts in that region.
680 AD: Hussein bin Ali, the grandson of the Islamic Prophet Muhammad (s.a.w.) was killed at
Karbala, in the Battle of Karbala, on
701 AD: Syrian armies crushed a revolt.
747 AD: Revolt by Abbas, leading to Abbasid caliph proclaimed in 750 AD.
was founded by the Abbasid caliph. Baghdad
was the centre of the
Abbasid Caliphate from the 8th century, an empire which ruled much of the Arab world.
was sacked after a civil war.
865 AD: The new northern capital of
Samarra and Baghdad
were at war.
945 AD: The Buvid people from the Caspian Sea took over
with the Abbasid caliphs becoming puppet rulers.
1055 AD: The Seljuk leader Togrul Beg overran the central area of
1135 AD: The Abbasids regained control.
repelled an attack by the Mongols.
was sacked by Tamerlane (Taimur Lang).
1405 AD: Turkish tribes from Anatolia took over
and there was much infighting between themselves, and against local groups.
The Black Sheep Turkmen at first ruled
until 1466 AD when the White Sheep Turkmen took control.
1508 AD (or 1509 AD):
Iraq was conquered by the Safavid dynasty
was conquered by the Ottoman Empire.
Baghdad was put under Persian rule between
1623 and 1638, when Murad IV restored Ottoman rule and massacred many
Basra was occupied by the Persians. They held
it until 1779 AD when Karim Khan Zand’s death precipitated a period of internal
disorder and resulted in withdrawal from Basra.
1918-1932 AD: British Mandate of
The British invaded
Iraq during World War I in the
Mesopotamian Campaign. They invaded southern Mesopotamia
in November 1914. The Battle of Ctesphon was fought in November 1915. The
undermanned and overstretched British forces were defeated by the Turks, who
besieged the British in the city of Kut-al-Amara
for 143 days in the Siege of Kut, ending with a British surrender, with
10,000 men becoming prisoners in April 1916.
The British took the Middle Eastern campaign more seriously following this defeat, transferring command from
India to the main British command,
and General Frederick Stanley Maude was put in charge of British forces,
leading the British to a series of victories. The battles of Mohammed Abdul
Hassan, Hai and Dahra were won by the British in January 1917. In February, they
recaptured Kut. On March 11, 1917, the British occupied Baghdad.
Between 1920 and 1922, the British put down an Iraqi revolt costing them 40 million pounds to do so.
In January 1921, the Royal Air Force’s Mesopotamian Group was formed by raising Mesopotamian Wing to group status.
On 1st October 1922, Mesopotamian Group was absorbed into the newly formed RAF Iraq Command which was given control of all British forces in
Faisal-I, leader of
Iraq from 1921–33, helped make his
country fully independent in 1932.
Kingdom of Iraq (also referred to as Mesopotamia) was
governed by the United Kingdom
under a League of Nations (predecessor of UNO) mandate, the British Mandate of
Mesopotamia, until 1932 when Iraq became nominally independent.
Before granting independence, the
United Kingdom concluded the
Anglo-Iraqi Treaty of 1930. This treaty had several conditions, which
included permission to establish military bases for British use and
provide all facilities for the unrestricted movement of British forces through
the country upon request to the Iraqi government. The conditions of the treaty
were imposed by the United Kingdom
to ensure continued control of Iraq's
petroleum resources. Many Iraqis resented these conditions and felt that their
country and its monarchy were still under the effective control of the British
The Anglo–Iraqi War was the British campaign against the rebel government of Rashid Ali in the
the Second World War. Operations lasted from 2 to 31 May 1941. The campaign
resulted in the re-occupation of Kingdom of Iraq Iraq
by British armed forces, and the return to power of the ousted pro-British
regent of Iraq,
Prince Abdallah. The campaign further fuelled Iraqi nationalist resentment
toward the British-supported Hashemite monarchy.
1942 AD: On the 1st of April 1941, Rashid Ali and four generals overthrew the pro-British Iraqi government. The British were concerned that the Axis powers might get involved in
since the new government was pro-Axis. The British landed troops at Basra while Iraqi
forces besieged RAF Habbaniya.
On the 2nd of May, the British launched pre-emptive air strikes against Iraqi forces. On 7th May, the Iraqis abandoned the positions above RAF Habbaniya. By about 11th May, the Iraqi Air Force was neutralized. From about 13th May, the ‘Flyer Command Iraq’ (Fliegerfuhrer Irak) of the German Air Force started to arrive. They started to fly sorties under Iraqi colors from
Mosul against the British and
Commonwealth forces. For a variety of reasons, Fliegerführer Irak was
able to achieve little in the way of results. British ground forces from RAF
Habbaniya attacked Iraqi forces in Fallujah and, by 22nd
May, had withstood an Iraqi counter-attack. The British forces then attacked Baghdad. Rashid Ali and
his government fled, and an armistice was signed on 31st May.
The pro-British Iraqi government was restored and the
declared war on the Axis on 17th
January 1943. Kingdom of Iraq
1948 AD: The Iraqi Army participated in the 1948 Arab-Israel War against
began military aid to Iraq
in 1954, and Iraq
joined the pro Western Baghdad Pact in 1955. Iraqi troops along with the
Syrians occupied parts of Jordan
during the 1956 Suez War.
1961: A garrison in
rebelled against Qassem, and Kurdish leader Barzani returned from exile in the Soviet Union to suppress them. Iraq
claimed sovereignty over Kuwait
after it gained independence from Britain
in 1961, but it backed down after the British sent troops to Kuwait.
Iraq was ruled by Ahmed Hassan
Iraqi divisions fought in the 1973 October War against
1979-2003: Saddam Hussein ruled
Hussein came to power as President of Iraq in 1979.
1980-1988: Iran-Iraq War.
1981: On June 7, 1981, Israeli F-15s and F-16s bombed and destroyed the Osirak nuclear reactor,
18 miles ( 29 km) south of Baghdad, following the
orders of Israeli Prime Minister Menachem Begin.
1987: On May 17,
1987, in retaliation to
blockade and provocations, an Iraqi Mirage fighter fired two Exocet missiles
at the American ship USS Stark (FFG-31), killing thirty-seven of the crew. This
was the pretext to the Gulf War.
1990: Gulf War:
On August 2, 1990,
invaded and annexed Kuwait.
The United States led an
international coalition which heavily bombed Iraq
and freed Kuwait
in 1991. After this war, sanctions were imposed on Iraq
as well as a north and south no fly zones, and during the 1990s, Iraq was
frequently bombed by American and British aircrafts in small sorties.
1993: In January 1993, the
US launched a Cruise missile attack against Iraq, because of it not dismantling police posts
near the border with Kuwait.
In June 1993, another US
cruise missile attack was launched because of a suspected assassination plot
against former US
president George H.W.Bush. (How ridiculous!)
1996: In 1996, Iraqi troops moved into northern
to support the Kurdish Democratic Party against the Patriotic Union of
Kurdistan. The US
responded with limited air attacks in the south. There were Iraqi attacks
against allied aircraft in the no fly zones in January 2001, with American and
British responding with bombing of targets in northern Iraq in February.
(It’s getting more and more ridiculous! A country is invaded, divided into zones, no-fly zones created for the locals and when they fight back or retaliate, they are accused of ‘attacking’ Anglo-American invading armies.)
Oil filled trenches were set on fire in
Baghdad on April 2, by the Iraqis to try to
hinder Allied air strikes.
led a "coalition of the willing" which invaded Iraq on March 20, 2003, in a war that took
three weeks to get control of the country, yet the fighting lasted much longer.
captured on April 9. Saddam Hussein was deposed, but remained in hiding until
December 14, 2003, when he was captured by the US,
tried by a US
appointed court and killed as a result of a death sentence.
And you know the rest (and you know the truth too!).
Note: Most of this information from Wikipedia has been fed by the West as part of their media campaign. The percentage of truth in it, the angle, the tilt, the propaganda contents, and the objective narrations cannot be guaranteed. They just accuse anybody of any crime (without mentioning the true reasons, provocations and subversive acts leading to the reaction) and rewrite the history. For example: Palestinians launched rocket attacks against
Israel, therefore, Israel responded with full military
The 2003 invasion of Iraq lasted from 19 March to 1 May 2003 and signaled the start of the conflict that later came to be known as the Iraq War, which was dubbed Operation Iraqi Freedom by the United States (prior to 19 March, the mission in Iraq was called Operation Enduring Freedom, a carryover from the conflict in Afghanistan). The invasion consisted of 21 days of major combat operations, in which a combined force of troops from the
United States, the United Kingdom, Australia
and Poland invaded Iraq and
deposed the Baathist government of Saddam Hussein. The invasion phase
consisted primarily of a conventionally fought war which concluded with the
capture of the Iraqi capital of Baghdad, by
Four countries participated with troops during the initial invasion phase, which lasted from 19 March to 9 April 2003. These were the
United States (148,000), United Kingdom (45,000), Australia (2,000), and Poland (194). 36
other countries were involved in its aftermath. In preparation for the
invasion, 100,000 U.S.
troops were assembled in Kuwait by
18 February. The coalition forces also received support from Kurdish irregulars
in Iraqi Kurdistan.
General Wesley Clark, the former Supreme NATO Allied Commander and Joint Chiefs of Staff Director of Strategy and Policy, describes in his 2003 book, ‘Winning Modern Wars’, his conversation with a military officer in the Pentagon shortly after the 11 September attacks regarding a plan to attack seven Middle Eastern countries in five years: "As I went back through the Pentagon in November 2001, one of the senior military staff officers had time for a chat. Yes, we were still on track for going against
Iraq, he said.
But there was more. This was being discussed as part of a five-year campaign
plan, he said, and there were a total of seven countries, beginning with Iraq,
then Syria, Lebanon, Libya, Iran, Somalia and Sudan."
After 8 Years,
Nothing Has Changed!
The billion-dollar propaganda band-wagon has attracted many so-called journalists (or propagandists, or publicists) from all over the world who wanted a piece of the pie or some financial benefits. But there are still those who don’t close their eyes from truth.
Robert Fisk writes for the
based newspaper daily Independent. Eight years ago, in 2007, he wrote a column
about the London
situation. Today, we face the same situation or even worse. Here are excerpts
from his commentary: Iraq
“The Iraqis don't deserve us. So we betray them...”
(Published: 23 August
2007 in the daily
‘Independent’ of London)
Always, we have betrayed them. We backed "Flossy" in
The French backed their local "Harkis" in Algeria; then the FLN victory
forced them to swallow their own French military medals before dispatching them
into mass graves. In Vietnam,
the Americans demanded democracy and, one by one - after praising the
Vietnamese for voting under fire in so many cities, towns and villages - they
destroyed the elected prime ministers because they were not abiding by American
Now we are at work in
Iraq. Those pesky Iraqis don't
deserve our sacrifice, it seems, because their elected leaders are not doing
what we want them to do.
Does that remind you of a Palestinian organisation called Hamas? First, the Americans loved Ahmed Chalabi, the man who fabricated for
Washington the “weapons
of mass destruction" (with a hefty bank fraud charge on his back). Then,
they loved Ayad Allawi, a Vietnam-style spook who admitted working for 26
intelligence organisations, including the CIA and MI6. Then came Ibrahim
al-Jaafari, symbol of electoral law, whom the Americans loved, supported, loved
again and destroyed. Couldn't get his act together. It was up to the Iraqis, of
course, but the Americans wanted him out. And the seat of the Iraqi government
- a never-never land in the humidity of Baghdad's
green zone - lay next to the largest US embassy in the world. So goodbye
Then there was Nouri al-Maliki, a man with whom Bush could "do business"; loved, supported and loved again until Carl Levin and the rest of the US Senate Armed Forces Committee - and, be sure, George W Bush - decided he couldn't fulfill
wishes. He couldn't get the army together, couldn't pull the police into shape,
an odd demand when US military forces were funding and arming some of the most
brutal Sunni militias in Baghdad, and was too
close to Tehran.
There you have it. We overthrew Saddam's Sunni minority and the Iraqis elected the Shias into power, and all those old Iranian acolytes who had grown up under the Islamic Revolution in exile from the Iraq-Iran war - Jaafari was a senior member of the Islamic Dawaa party which was enthusiastically seizing Western hostages in Beirut in the 1980s and trying to blow up our friend the Emir of Kuwait - were voted into power. So blame the Iranians for their "interference" in
own creatures had been voted into power.
And now, get rid of Maliki. Chap doesn't know how to unify his own people, for God's sake. No interference, of course. It's up to the Iraqis, or at least, it's up to the Iraqis who live under American protection in the green zone. The word in the Middle East - where the "plot" (al-Moammarer) has the power of reality - is that Maliki's cosy trips to
Tehran and Damascus these
past two weeks have been the final straw for the fantasists in Washington. Because Iran and Syria
are part of the axis of evil or the cradle of evil or whatever nonsense Bush
and his cohorts and the Israelis dream up, take a look at the $30bn in arms heading
in the next decade in the cause of "peace".
Maliki's state visits to the crazed Ahmedinejad and the much more serious Bashar al-Assad appear to be, in Henry VIII's words, "treachery, treachery, treachery". But Maliki is showing loyalty to his former Iranian masters and their Syrian Alawite allies (the Alawites being an interesting satellite of the Shias).
These creatures - let us use the right word - belong to us and thus we can step on them when we wish. We will not learn - we will never learn, it seems - the key to
The majority of the people are Muslim Shias. The majority of their leaders,
including the "fiery" Muqtada al-Sadr were trained, nurtured, weaned,
loved, taught in Iran.
And now, suddenly, we hate them. The Iraqis do not deserve us. This is to be
the grit on the sand that will give our tanks traction to leave Iraq. Bring on
the clowns! Maybe they can help us too.