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Meet Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi: The Leader Of ISIS And The New Caliph Of The Islamic State

The Muslim world has been without a Caliph and Commander of the Faithful for ninety years, and now the new fundamentalist Islamic entity in Iraq and Syria known as the Islamic State has put forth a pretender to claim the title. 759 more words

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Military action and its place in the political cycle

There is a well-known idea in political circles that a prime minister hasn’t fully been tested unless he (or she) has had their first ‘war’. 701 more words

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Obama Enters week one of presidency

It’s about fucking time: 

He said service members leaving the military who are being treated for mental health conditions would now be automatically enrolled in a program in which mental health professionals help them move to VA care.

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Athenae

Quote Of The Day: Chickenhawk Edition

Have I mentioned how much I love Dan Rather recently? Here’s one reason why he’s my main man:

My first question to anyone who is on television saying, “We have to get tough, we need to put boots on the ground and we need to go to war in one of these places” is, I will hear you out if you tell me you are prepared to send your son, your daughter, your grandson, your granddaughter to that war of which you are beating the drums.

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ISIS receives another round of airstrikes, compliments of U.S. Military

Obama orders new airstrikes as ISIS continues its murderous campaign of terror.

American military forces conducted new airstrikes as ISIS militants killed at least 80 male members of Iraq’s Yazidi minority as well as kidnapping dozens of women and children. 357 more words

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INTERNATIONAL RESCUE

Been trying to hear more about Yadezi Muslims due to a … file I had on one of them, is so the file claims, but the individual was nothing of the kind! 172 more words