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Hopeful ISIS video on Palmyra

Here is a three-minute video apparently from ISIS entitled “ISIS Vows Not To Bulldoze Palmyra Architecture (Only Statues),” with a text translated on-screen. The authenticity of this video has not been confirmed but is considered likely. 70 more words


Turkey, US Fail to Agree on Syria No-Fly Zone

Ankara and Washington have not reached an agreement on the creation of no-fly and buffer zones over Syrian territory, Turkish President Tayyip Recep Erdogan said. 166 more words


Opinion: Disenfranchised, idealistic Canadian teens are ripe for seduction by ISIL

Authorities are baffled as to why our healthy and intelligent young people are choosing to leave the comforts of Canada to participate in the physical and ideological conflicts in the Middle East. 567 more words


Memo to the GOP: Get Iraq Right

Do NOT Betray America’s Blood and Treasure

By Mark Alexander ~

“There is a rank due to the United States, among nations, which will be withheld, if not absolutely lost, by the reputation of weakness.

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Assad Strikes Back

Both rebel forces and the Islamic State are on the march in Syria. Islamist opposition groups have advanced in the south near Daraa and in the north in… 1,133 more words


2012 Report - Watching the Horror Born

From recent correspondence — so recent, it hasn’t even been sent!

You may wish to wonder at the goodness of your country in its domestic ideals. 276 more words

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