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Fanning the Flames: While Washington Wavers, the World Prepares for War

At first, US leaders in Washington refused to acknowledge that a gas attack had occurred in Syria, although observers and video evidence said otherwise. The President’s initial silence was broken when the administration rushed to judgment, putting full and unequivocal

Posted in A1, Middle East, Terrorism, US, World

Update: State Dept Extends Shutdown of Embassies in 19 Countries

the State Department has announced that out of “an abundance of concern” 19 Embassies throughout the Muslim world will continue to be shut until the end of the week. Concern about an attack on Sunday, August 4 that did not

Posted in A1, Breaking News, Terrorism, World

Jews Not Welcome in Poland: Parliament Votes Against Kosher Slaughtering

Nearly seven decades since the end of World War II, Poland is once again turning on its Jews. In a stunning move last week, the lower house of the Polish parliament rejected a bill that would have restored the legality

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Posted in B3, World

Analysis: The Snowdon Story Echoes Post 9/11 Realities for the Intelligence Community

Sensationalism and media frenzy have surrounded the release of classified information by Edward Snowdon and his subsequent search for political asylum outside the US. Not surprisingly, they have also clouded the underlying issues that created the rich environment that made

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Posted in B2, Terrorism, US, World

Commentary: Obama’s UN Nominee is Bad for Israel and the United States

Recently, President Barack Obama nominated Samantha Power for the post of U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, a Cabinet-rank post requiring Senate confirmation. Why should we be concerned? Because Power has a documented record of describing both the U.S and

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Posted in B2, Headline, US, World

Organization of Islamic Cooperation Fights European “Islamophobia” by Challenging Free Speech

PC at the expense of national security is not limited to the US. Europe has been a victim of radical Islamism for decades, trading the security of its own citizens for cheap labor and paying a heavy price for doing

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Posted in B4, Flashpoint, World

War in Syria Spreads to Beirut as Rocket Slams into Hezbollah Stronghold

The Syrian conflict has suddenly taken a new and potentially deadly turn as a rocket attack against Hezbollah expanded the war deep into Lebanon. The attack, which injured four people, occurred on Sunday when two rockets came crashing into a

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Posted in Middle East, World

Will the Truth Finally Come Out at Today’s Testimony on Benghazi?

The long-held, but too infrequently aired opinions that the Obama administration was guilty of a massive cover-up regarding the Benghazi attacks on 9/11/12, are now, finally, seeing the light of day. As Chairman of the House Committee on Oversight and

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Posted in US, World

Pentagon Finds North Korea Advancing Goal of Nuclear-Armed ICBM

The Defense Department on Thursday said North Korea is moving closer to its publicized goal of wielding a nuclear-armed ICBM capable of reaching the United States. “Advances in ballistic missile delivery systems, coupled with developments in nuclear technology … are

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Posted in Flashpoint, World

Prominent Online Jihadi Urges Muslims To Kill Americans Worldwide

On April 20, 2013 Abu Suleiman Al-Nasser, a prominent writer on the Shumoukh Al-Islam jihadi forum, posted a message he labeled “Very Important,” in which he called on Muslims around the world to kill Americans and target U.S. interests everywhere.

Posted in Middle East, Terrorism, World