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Ayotte: White House “missing the point” on Taliban

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, January 30, 2015 at 7:32pm
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Senator Kelly Ayotte (R-NH) appeared on Fox News this week to take the White House to task over its weak stance regarding evidence that one of the five former Gitmo detainees released in exchange for Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl

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ISIS Demolishes Part of Historic Nineveh, Executes Police Officer

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, January 29, 2015 at 1:30pm
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ISIS sure has been busy recently, between the prisoner swapping and executions.

However, it looks like some of their members had some time for sightseeing. Sadly, they took some high explosives with them.

Nineveh (IraqiNews.com) A Kurdish official revealed on Tuesday evening that the ISIS organization had bombed large parts and...

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Jordan will swap prisoners with ISIS—but what about Kenji Goto?

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, January 28, 2015 at 4:48pm
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The situation for two hostages held by ISIS is rapidly spiraling.

Officials in Jordan have agreed to the Islamic State’s demands for a hostage swap, but added their own conditions to...

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ISIS Threatens Obama, Appears to Execute Another Hostage

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, January 27, 2015 at 5:18pm
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A video discovered by the Middle East Media Research Institute (MEMRI) contains a direct threat against the life of President Barack Obama, as well as promises to kill more hostages if Jordan does not release extremist and prisoner Sajida al-Rishawi.

Fox News has...

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More Deaths, Abductions in Latest Boko Haram Attacks

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, January 25, 2015 at 7:00pm
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Today, Islamic extremist group Boko Haram launched a three-front assault on northeast Nigeria’s largest city, Maidguri, and also raided villages in Adamawa state, burning homes and abducting women and children.

Via Fox News:

In Maiduguri, troops blocked roads into the city, which also prevented civilians from escaping.

“Coordinated air and land operations are...

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Former ISIS Prisoner: “They Want Something Worse Than 9/11″

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, January 25, 2015 at 5:00pm
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A man named Ahmad Rashidi was interviewed on Meet the Press today and provided an alarming look into the goals of ISIS. He claims they want to be “better” than al-Qaeda and orchestrate an attack “more brutal” than the 9/11 attack on the World Trade Center.

Andrew Johnson of National Review...

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Japan Outraged over Hostage Execution

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, January 25, 2015 at 3:07pm
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Yesterday, the Islamic State released a video they claim contains an image of the decapitated body of Japanese hostage Haruna Yukawa. A second hostage, journalist Kenji Goto, appears in the video holding a photo of what ISIS claims is the remains of Yukawa, and in accompanying audio relays a proposed hostage...

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Egypt Revokes Death Sentences for 500 Islamic Extremists

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, January 25, 2015 at 1:02pm
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Four years ago, many of us were glued to the TV and social media streams following the dawn of “Arab Spring”.

One of the most dramatic moments of that era was the start of massive pro-democracy demonstrations in Egypt’s Tahrir Square. After ousting the reviled Hosni Mubarak, the Egyptians used their...

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No-Jew-Go Zones

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, January 24, 2015 at 8:30pm
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A three-day long controversy broke out recently over the use of the term “No-Go Zones” with regard to certain European cities in light of the Charlie Hebdo and HyperCasher supermarket attacks by Islamic radicals.

Steve Emerson of The Investigative Project,...

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Argentine Prosecutor Death in Iran Terror Case Gets Curiouser

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, January 23, 2015 at 11:30am
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Sunday night Argentinian prosecutor Alberto Nisman was found shot to death in his apartment. Nisman had been scheduled the following day to present his criminal complaint against Argentinian President  Cristina Fernández de Kirchner before a closed session of Argentina’s congress.

The initial claim (one made by Kirchner herself on her Facebook page) that...

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Rebel Pressure Works, President of Yemen Resigns

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, January 22, 2015 at 4:39pm
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Earlier today, Yemeni President Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi and his government resigned under pressure from Houthi rebels who gained control over the Presidential palace and residence this week.

According to Presidential adviser Sultan al-Atawani, contrary to what previous sources touted as the beginnings of a compromise, Houthi rebels refused to withdraw...

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Standoff in Yemen ends, compromise reached (for now)

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, January 21, 2015 at 9:03pm
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Yesterday, State Department officials in Yemen were preparing for the possibility of evacuation. Houthi rebels had laid siege to the presidential palace, and later held President Hadi captive in his own home. The United States Embassy was fired upon, and the Navy was on alert.

Earlier today, however, the Houthi...

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Knife Intifada: Palestinian terrorist stabs woman after bus attack (Video)

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, January 21, 2015 at 4:00pm
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We are seeing a growing volume of knife attacks on Jews in Israel as the new Palestinian terror tactic.

The murder of four Jews praying in a synagogue...

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President ignores Yemen, Feinstein Calls for Embassy Evacuation

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, January 21, 2015 at 8:30am
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Sometimes, more can be learned from what a world leader fails to say.

One of the topics President Obama failed to cover in his State of the Union address is the situation in Yemen, a country that has descended so far into chaos that two

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U.S. Embassy in Yemen set to evacuate

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, January 20, 2015 at 6:18pm
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Yemen is in chaos.

For the past two days, Shiite Houthi rebels have laid siege to the presidential palace. Now, reports claim that the rebels have seized the palace; and the status of President Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi remains unknown. Although the Houthi rebels are not targeting Americans—at least for the time...

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Cuban “Normalization” Starts Now

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, January 20, 2015 at 9:05am
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On January 21, U.S. Assistant Secretary of State Roberta Jacobson will be the first diplomat since the Carter administration to set foot on Cuban soil with the goal of restoring diplomatic relations that haven’t existed since the height of the Cold War.

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Murdered or Suicide? Argentine Prosecutor Who Blew Whistle On Iranian Terror Link

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, January 19, 2015 at 6:47pm
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Alberto Nisman, the Argentinian prosecutor who investigated the 1994 bombing of the AMIA Jewish center in Buenos Aires and documented Iran’s extensive terror ties in the western hemisphere, was found dead at his home Sunday night of a bullet wound to the head.

Nisman was slated to testify today on his latest explosive accusations...

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