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Benghazi: Gun-running, Murder, Terrorists, Cover-Ups

Gun-running, murder, smuggling, conspiracies, and coverups. The Benghazi story is one that will not go away. Nor should it. The mishandling and incompetence, or worse, the purposeful involvement of the US government in Libya with known terrorist organizations, has been

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Defying US, 29 Rebel Groups in Syria Swear Allegiance to al Nusrah

Our readers have already known for some time that al Qaeda has been actively engaged in leading the opposition in Syria, something the State Department is apparently just finding out. But in naming al Qaeda in Iraq’s own spin-off, al

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Syria: Jihadist Al-Nusra Front Siezes Chemical Factory Near Allepo

Late Saturday night, it was reported that FSA fighters captured a Syrian chemical factory used to make toxic chlorine. Some reports suggested that the chloride factory at Al-Safira, southeast of Aleppo, is a also a chemical weapons depot and research

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Yemen: Shariah in Action as Practiced by al Qaeda

A suspected sorcerer was beheaded and an alleged thief had his hand amputated by Ansar al-Sharia militia (see photo). Yemenis have suffered ‘human rights catastrophe’ in the conflict between the Yemeni government and the Al Qaeda spin-off, Ansar al-Sharia (the

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Syria: AQ-linked ‘Opposition’ Leader Wants Islamist State

  Hats off to AP, which has cornered the market in several stories with an output of alarming articles exposing the real threat of the Islamist takeover in the Middle East. Read two of them here. This story relates to

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US’s 1st Mexican Immigrant Terrorist Suspect Arrested

 The arrest of Miguel Alejandro Santana Vidriales, 21-year-old man from Mexico City accused of conspiring to join Al Qaeda, marks the first time in America’s modern history that a Mexican immigrant faces charges of terrorism against the United States, a

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Benghazi: Excuses, Evasions, and Lies

Working through the continuing barrage of excuses, evasions, and lies regarding the events in Benghazi, Libya on September 11, 2012, one is baffled by the nature of the rationale behind them. Four American personnel, including our most senior diplomatic official,

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Israeli Air Strike Kills Two Senior al-Qaeda Officers in Gaza

Four Israeli air strikes on the Gaza Strip at the weekend killed five militants, Palestinian officials say. Two militants died and two other people were injured near Deir al-Balah on Sunday, ruling Hamas officials said. Israel’s military said it had

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Editorial: Benghazi Cover-Up – The Buck Stops Here!

On Wednesday, October 10, I spent four hours glued to the television, watching the Congressional hearing on the Benghazi attacks that killed US Ambassador Chris Stevens and three other Americans. I am now no more enlightened than I was before

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Last Western Gitmo Detainee Returned by US to Canada

TORONTO — The last Western detainee held at the U.S. military prison in Guantanamo Bay returned to Canada Saturday after a decade in custody and was transferred to a maximum security prison where he awaits parole, Canada’s public safety minister

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