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State Dept to ISIS recruits: This is your life, this is your life on ISIS

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, September 8, 2014 at 3:22pm 9/8/2014 at 3:22pm

The Islamic State, otherwise known as “ISIS” or “ISIL,” made a name for itself earlier this summer via graphic videos showing the beheadings of American hostages Steven Sotloff and James Foley. The atmosphere of terror created by ISIS in northern Iraq and Syria has helped the group draw in millions of...

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Is it legal to revoke citizenship of American ISIS fighters?

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, September 8, 2014 at 11:15am 9/8/2014 at 11:15am

Now that Ted Cruz has proposed that Americans who fight with ISIS be stripped of citizenship, there’s been a rash of articles questioning whether this would be legal, such as this one at Hot Air.

At American Thinker, Rick Moran has written:

Currently, natural born citizens of the US cannot have their citizenship...

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Crossing Canadian border dressed as ISIS terrorist is easy

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, September 8, 2014 at 8:54am 9/8/2014 at 8:54am
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In his last video, James O’Keefe crossed the Rio Grande dressed as Osama bin Laden.

Now he’s crossing the Canadian border by boat with someone dressed as an ISIS terrorist.

It’s easy.

Our lake border security amounts to nothing more than an honor system.

More at the Project Veritas website.

 
 
 

Ted Cruz: Americans Who Join ISIS Should Lose Their Citizenship

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, September 7, 2014 at 8:30am 9/7/2014 at 8:30am

When you consider the disturbing number of Americans allegedly working with ISIS already, this sounds like a solid idea.

Senator Cruz is going to introduce legislation next week.

Mario Trujillo of The Hill reported:

Cruz: Strip citizenship from Americans in ISIS

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) is slated to introduce legislation next week that would revoke...

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Obama and Biden’s Utterly Confusing ISIS Narrative

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, September 6, 2014 at 3:41pm 9/6/2014 at 3:41pm

In the face of the threat presented by ISIS, President Obama and Vice President Biden are responding in ways that couldn’t be more opposite.

While Obama has said that ISIS is threat to be made manageable, Biden has been making fiery pronouncements about following them to the gates of hell.

This dichotomy was...

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Iraq: a Problem of Mixed Messages

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, September 5, 2014 at 6:59pm 9/5/2014 at 6:59pm

Our “boots on the ground” troops in Iraq are receiving mixed messages, and it’s causing more than just a morale problem.

Officials overseas are calling out the Obama Administration on their jumbled approach to current actions being taken against the Islamic State in Iraq. The current mission against ISIS calls for...

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Rand Paul: ISIS hawk in isolationist body?

http://foxnewsinsider.com/2014/09/03/rand-paul-isis-has-without-question-declared-war-against-us
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Posted by  ▪  Friday, September 5, 2014 at 10:15am 9/5/2014 at 10:15am
http://foxnewsinsider.com/2014/09/03/rand-paul-isis-has-without-question-declared-war-against-us

Yesterday, we wrote about Senator Paul’s apparent departure from isolationism.  Last night, the Kentucky Senator chatted with Sean Hannity about his foreign policy stance:

“I’ve been trying to say that for...

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Hiding Sotloff’s Jewish Israeli Identity from ISIS

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, September 4, 2014 at 3:05pm 9/4/2014 at 3:05pm

Steven Sotloff, the journalist whose beheading by the Islamic State was announced earlier this week, was not only Jewish, but an Israeli citizen. Apparently Sotloff became an Israeli citizen when

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Rand Paul, war hawk ?

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, September 3, 2014 at 8:30pm 9/3/2014 at 8:30pm

Advocating for foreign intervention is not something you usually hear from libertarian poster children like Senator Paul. And yet, that seems to be what he’s preaching. From WaPo:

If I were president, I would call a joint session of Congress,” Paul told the AP. “I would lay out the reasoning of why...

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More U.S. Troops Heading to Baghdad

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, September 3, 2014 at 7:27am 9/3/2014 at 7:27am

The White House has agreed to send 350 additional troops to Baghdad following a State Department request for more protection at the U.S. embassy and other installations.

Via Time:

“This action was taken at the recommendation of the Department of Defense after an extensive interagency review, and is part of the President’s...

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Islamic State Reportedly Beheads Steven Sotloff

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, September 2, 2014 at 2:07pm 9/2/2014 at 2:07pm

The Islamic State has issued a video purporting to show the beheading of American journalist Steven Sotloff. Sotloff was kidnapped in Syria in 2013.

Via NBC News:

The video, titled “A Second Message to America,” opens with a clip of President Barack Obama speaking after ISIS beheaded another American journalist, James Foley, last...

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Hundreds of Americans Have Fought for ISIS

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, September 1, 2014 at 10:00am 9/1/2014 at 10:00am

During an appearance on FOX News Sunday, Representative Mike Rogers of Michigan was asked how many Americans have joined ISIS. His answer was nothing short of stunning.

Ian Tuttle of National Review has the details:

House Intel Chair: ‘Hundreds’ of Americans Have Fought with ISIS; Some Have Returned to U.S

How many Americans are...

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Texas and California in crosshairs of ISIS and Al Qaeda?

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, August 29, 2014 at 5:35pm 8/29/2014 at 5:35pm

Watching the press conference that President Obama gave yesterday in which he revealed that his foreign policy has devolved from “don’t do stupid stuff” to “no strategy,” I was perplexed that the media was complaining more about the color of the suit instead of its emptiness.

Mulling over the subsequent coverage, I...

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Britain raises terror threat level to “highly likely”

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/uknews/terrorism-in-the-uk/11063882/Terror-attack-on-UK-highly-likely-as-threat-level-raised.html
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Posted by  ▪  Friday, August 29, 2014 at 12:41pm 8/29/2014 at 12:41pm
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/uknews/terrorism-in-the-uk/11063882/Terror-attack-on-UK-highly-likely-as-threat-level-raised.html

Britain, home to many of the Jihadists fighting for ISIS, including the likely beheader of James Foley, has just raised its terror threat level.

The Telegraph reports, Terror attack on UK ‘highly likely’ as threat level raised:

The UK terror threat level has been raised to its second highest meaning an attack on...

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The Bad, Good and Worse news at Obama’s ISIS press conference

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, August 29, 2014 at 9:17am 8/29/2014 at 9:17am
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I was in class yesterday during Obama’s press conference, in which he announced the obvious: We have no strategy as to ISIS. So I didn’t get to watch it live and see the instant reaction.

There was Bad, Good and Worse news.

The bad news: We have no strategy as to ISIS, or...

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Israel’s neighborhood and why Netanyahu was right on the ceasefire

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, August 28, 2014 at 7:00pm 8/28/2014 at 7:00pm

Michael Oren, former Israeli Ambassador to the United States, commented the other day:

“There’s a longstanding conventional wisdom that Israel doesn’t do well in wars of attrition,” said Michael B. Oren, an Israeli historian and a former ambassador to the United States. “That overlooks a broader historical view that Israel’s entire...

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ISIS demands ransom for American woman

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, August 27, 2014 at 8:36am 8/27/2014 at 8:36am

ISIS is ready to take another victim.

Multiple news outlets are reporting that ISIS has threatened the life of a third (living) hostage, this time a 26 year-old female American aid worker who was kidnapped last year during a humanitarian mission to Syria. (A representative of the family asked that she...

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