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2015 Word of the Year: “radicalized”

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, December 10, 2015 at 1:15pm 12/10/2015 at 1:15pm
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FBI director James Comey testified before the Senate Judiciary Committee yesterday and the big take away seems to be that the San Bernardino terrorists were “radicalized” two years ago.

Rebecca Kaplan reports at CBS News:

FBI director: San Bernardino suspects radicalized at least 2 years ago

FBI Director James Comey said Wednesday that the...

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French Authorities Identify Third Bataclan Shooter

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, December 10, 2015 at 8:30am 12/10/2015 at 8:30am

Nearly a month after the horrific Paris terror attack, French authorities have successfully identified the third gunman who opened fire on the crowd at the Bataclan Theatre. Foued Mohamed-Aggad, 23, was born in Strasbourg in northeastern France. He spent some time in Syria in 2013 and authorities had thought he was...

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Muslims United for San Bernardino Raise Over $100k for Victims’ Families

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, December 9, 2015 at 6:45pm 12/9/2015 at 6:45pm
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Kemberlee noted on Monday that some “American Muslims band together to call out extremists,” and in addition to these efforts, another Muslim group is working to raise money for the families of the victims of radical Islamic terrorism.

The Los Angeles Times reports:

Faisal Qazi had no idea the shooters who massacred 14...

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Don’t ask Bernie Sanders about ISIS and Get Off His Lawn

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, December 9, 2015 at 10:00am 12/9/2015 at 10:00am

It’s safe to say foreign policy and national security aren’t Bernie Sanders’ strong points. He doesn’t want to talk about ISIS and terrorism, he wants to tell you how millionaires and billionaires are stealing money from the poor.

As liberal Washington Post writer Chris Cillizza notes, that’s a big problem:

Bernie Sanders doesn’t...

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State Department Failures, Social Media Edition: “The ABCs of Daesh”

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, December 8, 2015 at 4:30pm 12/8/2015 at 4:30pm

The State Department’s recent legacy of international embarrassment remains firmly intact.

Daesh (ISIS or ISIL) has a formidable online presence which they use to spread propaganda, recruit new jihadis, and collect information.

Called “Think Again Turn Away” (yeah, we have no clue how they came up with that either) the State Department launched...

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Republican Leadership Speak Out Against Trump’s Proposed Muslim Ban

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, December 8, 2015 at 2:45pm 12/8/2015 at 2:45pm

Monday, Presidential hopeful Donald Trump called for, “complete and total shutdown of Muslims entering the United States.”

Republican leadership spoke out against Trump’s remarks Tuesday.

“I do not comment on what’s going on in the presidential election; I will take an exception today,” said Speaker Paul Ryan. “This is not conservatism. What...

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“We are losing today. This president is not leading.”

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, December 8, 2015 at 10:00am 12/8/2015 at 10:00am

Carly Fiorina was on The O’Reilly Factor last night and was asked by Bill O’Reilly how she would deal with the ISIS problem as president.

Fiorina began by reacting to President Obama’s lackluster Sunday night speech and pointed out the insanity of pushing climate change and gun control as a response...

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Senator Ben Sasse: We should tell the truth about the enemy we face

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, December 7, 2015 at 9:00pm 12/7/2015 at 9:00pm

“This neighborhood should not be part of war zone. This neighborhood should not be a battle ground, so why is it?” asked Sen. Ben Sasse standing outside of the site where the San Bernardino terrorist attacks took place.

“Because we’re an open society. We’re a free society and our enemies hate freedom.”...

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Attorney General Walks Back Threats on “Hate Speech”

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, December 7, 2015 at 2:30pm 12/7/2015 at 2:30pm
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Following the San Bernardino terrorist attack that resulted in the murder of fourteen, Lynch made clear her concern was not for the victims nor the rise in violent terrorism attacks. Her concern? Hate speech.

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American Muslim Groups Band Together To Call Out Extremists

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, December 7, 2015 at 1:00pm 12/7/2015 at 1:00pm

“The time for press releases, the time for simple condemnations of the acts of violence is over,” said Dr. Zuhdi Jasser speaking on Fox News.

At a two-day summit held in DC, the Muslim Reform Movement released a declaration of principles that condemn what Dr. Jasser referred to as “operationalism.”

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Terrorism, Crime Scene Chaos, and the Latest from San Bernardino

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, December 4, 2015 at 6:45pm 12/4/2015 at 6:45pm

Chaos, pandemonium, terrorism, popsicles, Britney Spears — this is the latest from San Bernardino where fourteen were murdered earlier this week.

Today’s developments in no certain order.

It was a terrorist attack.

The FBI confirmed Friday that the attacks are under federal terrorism investigation.

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Paris Gets Go Ahead for Public Hanukkah Celebrations

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, December 2, 2015 at 1:15pm 12/2/2015 at 1:15pm

Tuesday reports surfaced that Paris Police were advising against lighting Hanukkah candles in public places due to security concerns.

The Times of Israel reported:

Miri Michaeli, Europe correspondent for Israel’s Channel 10 news, tweets a troubling report from Paris.

The tweet reads, in Hebrew: “Chabad: Paris police order [us] to cancel most of our...

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Eagles of Death Metal Open Up About Bataclan Slaughter

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, November 28, 2015 at 7:30pm 11/28/2015 at 7:30pm

Eighty-nine people died when terrorists opened fire on a packed house at Paris’ Bataclan concert hall earlier this month. The crowd had come to see the Eagles of Death Metal; an hour into the show, the terrorists began shooting into the crowd. That night, 130 people died all across Paris, and...

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Tunisia’s President Declares War on ISIS

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, November 27, 2015 at 4:00pm 11/27/2015 at 4:00pm

Another head-of-state has joined French President François Hollande in declaring war on ISIS.

Tunisia’s President Beji Caid Essebsi and his Interior Ministry issued a series of statements following an attack on...

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U.S. Avoids Destroying ISIS Oil Wells Because of Environmental Concerns

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, November 25, 2015 at 4:30pm 11/25/2015 at 4:30pm

When it comes to destroying ISIS, how serious is the Obama Administration? So serious that the White House avoids destroying the source of ISIS funding because of environmental concerns. Yes, environmental concerns.

Former CIA Deputy Director Michael Morell joined Charlie Rose to discuss ISIS and the Obama Administration’s aversion to destroying ISIS...

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“This will get complicated”: Turkey Warns, Shoots Down Russian Fighter Jet

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, November 24, 2015 at 2:06pm 11/24/2015 at 2:06pm

Today U.S. officials confirmed that the Turkish military fired upon a Russian jet when it repeatedly violated Turkish airspace near the Turkey-Syria border.

The jet crash landed in the Jabal Turkmen area of the coastal Syrian province of Latakia, and it is now believed that both pilots have died under...

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Brussels Still Locked Down, as Belgium Hunts for Paris Attack Fugitive

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, November 24, 2015 at 12:00pm 11/24/2015 at 12:00pm

Brussels, the capital of Belgium and the seat of EU Parliament, rightly calls itself the ‘Heart of Europe’ – today that heart has almost come to a standstill. The city entered the fourth day of high terror alert, as security forces enforced a lockdown while carrying out massive raids on suspected terrorists hideouts. Belgian...

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