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The United States and Arab Allies Finally Launch Airstrikes Against ISIS

The United States and its Arab allies early Tuesday launched bombing raids against Islamic State militants in Syria, opening up a new front in the battle against the jihadist group after more than a month of US air strikes in Iraq. 731 more words

American News

Oct. 5 deadline set on Canada's mission in Iraq

The 30-day countdown on Canada’s initial mission to Iraq officially started when Prime Minister Stephen Harper announced the deployment, Defence Minister Rob Nicholson’s office has revealed. 240 more words


A Fan Base Lament: "Say it ain't so, Senator"

by James M. Wall

Writing in Intercept, Glenn Greenwald delivered bad news to progressive Democrats under the glaring headline: Elizabeth Warren Finally Speaks on Israel/Gaza, Sounds Like Netanyahu. 1,078 more words

Middle East Politics

49 Turkish Hostages Freed by Islamic State

Dozens of Turkish nationals held hostage by Islamic State jihadists in northern Iraq for more than three months have been released and brought to Turkey, Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu said on Saturday. 458 more words

International Affairs

ISIS AND THE LEFT by J.R. Dunn, American Thinker, 19th September 2014

   ISIS AND THE AMERICAN LEFT    by J.R. Dunn, American Thinker, 19/09/2014


Since the appearance of ISIS, the usual suspects on the left — those in politics and the media in particular  — have bent over backwards to argue that it has nothing to do with President Obama, that his silly foreign policy, undergrad strategic considerations, and infinitely collapsible notion of American responsibilities, unfolded in a vacuum and could not possibly have had any effect on anything! 2,268 more words


Iran rules out cooperating with the United States in helping Iraq fight Islamic State militants

Iran’s foreign minister on Wednesday ruled out cooperating with the United States in helping Iraq fight Islamic State militants and warned that the terrorist group poses a much broader global threat that needs new thinking to eradicate. 643 more words

International Affairs

PM Cameron Promises Britain Will Do All Possible to Catch Killers of British Aid Worker

Condemning an act of “pure evil”, Prime Minister David Cameron vowed Sunday that Britain would do all it can to catch the killers of a British aid worker beheaded by the Islamic State. 880 more words

International Affairs