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peace and quiet

peace will prevail because

peace always prevails

but will our peace prevail

with a laugh or with a

gust across our dead cold quiet

rock?

Poetry

Our War with the Islamic State

The Islamic State has been operating with its quasi-state system since it started to capture large swaths of land in Iraq and Syria in April of 2013. 889 more words

ISIS

Israeli jets strike outside Damascus – Syrian media

Syrian media reported that Israeli aircraft targeted Syrian Army positions, including a convoy bearing weapons for the Hezbollah terrorist group, early Wednesday morning.

The strike was said to have occurred at approximately 3:30 a.m., in the Qalamoun Mountains, northeast of Damascus, close to the Lebanese border. 411 more words

Daily News

The Ghazi Attack - A Review 

India’s first underwater movie and they have done a commendable job. After a long time a movie which makes you feel proud. The movie highlights on the mysterious sinking of submarine PNS Ghazi, the Pak army claims the sinking was due to Ghazi submarine hitting the landmines laid by them, whereas the Indian army credits INS Rajput for destroying and sinking PNS Ghazi. 42 more words

Atul Kulkarni

Flames

Once it was full dark, they climbed up on the roof. There they had a better view of the flames in the distance.

“Do you think they will reach us?” Amanda asked. 575 more words

Fiction

How We Got Here The Misuse of American Military Power and The Middle East in Chaos, By Danny Sjursen

A devastating critique of the repeated failures of US foreign and military policy in the Middle East, from Army Major Danny Sjursen at tomdispatch.com:

The United States has already lost — its war for the Middle East, that is. 279 more words

Government

Yemen’s Brutal Conflict Pushing One Million Displaced to Return to Danger (Joint UNHCR-IOM Press Release)

From the UNHCR press release.

3 million people, 11% of Yemen’s population, have been forced to flee their homes since March of 2015. About 1 million of those people now may be trying to return home due to worsening conditions in the country. 46 more words

Yemen