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The Problem isn't just in Moore, OK

How many of you watched the news unfold with poorly disguised disgust or in shocked silence when it was made known that Alton Nolen, a convert to Islam, cut the head of one of his co-workers with a 10 inch filet knife and stabbed another multiple times after being fired? 797 more words

Politics

How Can ISIS Be Degraded or Destroyed?

Guest post by Brian J. Phillips

President Obama has repeatedly said the goal of airstrikes against ISIS is to “degrade and ultimately destroy” it. Can the group be destroyed? 616 more words

Foreign Policy

Iraqi Shia Cleric’s Speech Strikes a Balance - David D. Kirkpatrick and Dan Bilefsky

BAGHDAD — Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani, the influential Shiite cleric, on Friday urged vigilance against Western political interference in Iraqi affairs but stopped short of opposing the American-led military campaign against the extremists of the… 861 more words

Iraqi Shia Cleric’s Speech Strikes a Balance - David D. Kirkpatrick and Dan Bilefsky

BAGHDAD — Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani, the influential Shiite cleric, on Friday urged vigilance against Western political interference in Iraqi affairs but stopped short of opposing the American-led military campaign against the extremists of the… 861 more words

WSF

RAF In Syria: 5 Sorties - No Bombs Dropped

Fifth RAF Iraq Mission Ends With ‘No Reports’ Of Bombing

” British Tornado jets have returned to RAF Akrotiri in Cyprus after carrying out a fifth combat sortie over Iraq.

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Military

PM Netanyahu at UN: Israel's fight is the world's fight against militant Islam

“Distinguished delegates, I come here from Jerusalem to speak on behalf of my people – the people of Israel – I’ve come here to speak about the dangers we face and about the opportunities we see.

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Israel