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Terrorist Wanted: How ISIS Recruits Western Women

Brown Political Review 10 December 2014
By Kanika Khanna

Recruitment within terrorist organizations was long considered a homegrown issue, where groups attracted new members within the countries that they operate, drawing from

 

CIA torture report: Isis supporters react on Twitter

International Business Times UK 10 December 2014
By Maria Khan

Following the release of the CIA torture report, several militant-affiliated social media accounts have been trying to shift attention towards Islamic State (Isis) news. While US

 

Colorado Muslim stabs cop, drops Qur’an during struggle

Jihad Watch 10 December 2014
By Robert Spencer

During the attack he was making “Islamic-type statements,” and after he was shot, he asked for his Qur’an, which had dropped out of his pocket. Nothing to see here. Just another

 

Where Are All Those Freed Guantanamo Detainees Now?

TIME 9 December 2014
By Noah Rayman

More than 600 former Guantanamo Bay detainees have ended up in over 53 countries Over the dozen years since the Guantanamo Bay detention camp opened, more than 630 people

 

Standards, low profit hamper Islamic banks

blazingcatfur 9 December 2014

The Islamic banking industry is being hampered by low profits and "mediocre” customer satisfaction despite impressive growth, officials and financial executives say at a

 

Islamic State: Coalition 'pledges more troops' for Iraq

BBC News 9 December 2014

The US-led coalition fighting Islamic State (IS) militants has pledged to send an additional 1,500 troops to Iraq, a top US commander has said. Lt Gen James Terry, who is

 

FBI suspected British men of spying at US airports used by Thatcher and Major

The Guardian 9 December 2014
By Jon Swaine in New York

A group of British men were questioned by US and UK authorities after being discovered monitoring flights at a series of American airports used by Margaret Thatcher and John

 

Obama has no enumerated power to release GITMO prisoners, but here we go again

allenbwest 9 December 2014
By Allen West

Sure seems we’ve come to a point where the rule of law means little to the Obama administration — or the oath taken to faithfully execute our laws. With that in mind,

 

UNRWA refuses to correct "2200 civilians killed" lie (UPDATE: Cover-up!)

the elder of ziyon - 9 December 2014

On Friday, I noted that a speech given by UNRWA Deputy Commissioner-General Margot Ellis contained a major falsehood in a speech she gave. Referring to the Gaza war, she

 

Terrorist leader killed in Pakistan had Broward background

MiamiHerald.com 9 December 2014
By Alfonso Chardy and Jay Weaver

A former Broward County college student who slipped out of South Florida just before the 9/11 terrorist attacks and later rose to the top ranks of al-Qaida was killed by

 

Abu Dhabi murder: Killing of American mum by burka-clad suspect 'may have been terror attack'

Daily Mirror 9 December 2014
By Jessica Best, Nina Massey

The murder of an American mother by a burka-clad suspect in a toilet next to a Waitrose may have been a terror attack. Ibolya Ryan, 47, was found with knife wounds in the

 

The Frontiers of Secularism

Sam Harris Blog 9 December 2014
By Sam Harris and Phil Zuckerman


Phil Zuckerman is a professor of sociology and secular studies at Pitzer College in Claremont, California. He is the author of Living the Secular Life, Faith No More, and Society Without God. He has also edited several volumes, including Atheism and Secularity, Sex and Religion, and The Social Theory

 

American hostage Luke Somers who was shot dead by his Al Qaeda captors during Navy SEAL rescue bid was 'seconds from safety' whe

The Daily Mail 9 December 2014
By Mark Nicol and Martin Delgado

A British-born American photographer kidnapped by Al Qaeda was just seconds from being rescued by US special forces before being shot dead by his captors yesterday. US Navy

 

Islamists' Political Power In The U.K. And U.S.

Right Side News 9 December 2014
By Rachel Ehrenfeld

Tony Blair got it right. When asked about the consequences of the West’s intervention in Afghanistan and Iraq, Britain’s former Prime Minister, once again reiterated "the reason

 

White House Fails to Mention Kenya Jihad Victims Were Christians Killed by Muslims

Creeping Sharia 9 December 2014

"We extend our deepest condolences to the families and loved ones of the at least 38 individuals killed yesterday,” the White House said in a statement condemning the recent

 

Al-Qaida Commander Linked to NYC Subway Bombing Plot Killed

NBC New York 8 December 2014
By Munir Ahmed

Pakistani soldiers killed a top al-Qaida operative Saturday who was indicted in the U.S. for his alleged involvement in a plot to bomb New York's subway system, the military said in a

 

US sends 6 prisoners from Guantanamo to Uruguay

Lexington Herald Leader 8 December 2014
By Leonardo Haberkorn and Ben Fox

Six Guantanamo Bay prisoners sent to Uruguay to be resettled as refugees are undergoing medical checkups before being released to begin new lives, the country's defense minister

 

EXCLUSIVE: Benghazi Heroes Debunk House Intel Report as 'Full of Inaccuracies' with Firsthand Account

Breitbart 3 December 2014
By Kris 'Tanto' Paronto and John 'Tig' Tiegen

Since the release of the U.S. House Intelligence Committee’s report on the Benghazi attacks this November, many uninformed people in the political and media world insisted the

 

Respected journalists expose media bias against Israel

The Times of Israel 3 December 2014
By Yochanan Visser

Until now media bias against Israel has been exposed by pro-Israel NGO’s like Honest Reporting and Camera. But now respected journalists have decided to break the silence and

 

What You Need To Know About Female Genital Mutilation In The U.S.

Refinery29 3 December 2014

The centuries-old practice of female genital mutilation (FGM), sometimes also referred to as circumcision or cutting, has been recognized as a human rights violation. Although we tend to

 
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