Political reactions

British jihadis are depressed, lonely and need help, says Prof

Telegraph.co.uk 15 October 2014
By Sarah Knapton

Teenagers and young people who flee Britain to fight jihad are just depressed and lonely and should be allowed to return to the UK without being criminalised, a leading


Greens: Send German ground troops to Syria

thelocal.de 15 October 2014

Germany’s Green Party wants to see German troops on the ground fighting Isis in the Middle East as part of a UN mission – something the Foreign Minister ruled out on Monday. It


German deputy speaker: NATO must stop Turkey support for ISIS

RUDAW 15 October 2014

NATO must force Turkey to stop its undeclared support of the Islamic State (ISIS) and shift its policy toward the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK), the deputy speaker of the


Tony Blair: Fight war of ideas against extremism

BBC News 15 October 2014
By Tony Blair

The last few weeks have seen a significant shift in the global response to events in Iraq and Syria. Led by the US, more than 40 countries are now joined in fighting the


Islamic State Worried Media Will Cover Up its Terror Attacks as "Random Killings”

FrontPage Mag 15 October 2014
By Daniel Greenfield

I’m honestly not sure things can get any stranger. Nidal Hasan, the Fort Hood Jihadist, can only get FOX News to report his terror statements in support of ISIS because the


Shah Ahmed ‘Rubbed Himself’ Against Sex Assault Victim On Oxford Street Bus

LONDON24 15 October 2014
By Alain Tolhurst

Shah Ahmed was convicted last week following a two day trial at Snaresbrook Crown Court in relation to an incident on an N25 service on Sunday, October 27, 2013. A spokesman


Israel fears European trend after British recognition of 'Palestine'

Israel Hayom 15 October 2014
By Dan Margalit

PM Benjamin Netanyahu, Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman haven't spoken with British counterparts since the move for Palestinian recognition, sources say • PA Foreign Minister


The Islamic State, gardening metaphors, and misinformation

The Christian Science Monitor 15 October 2014
By Dan Murphy

Thomas Friedman yesterday likened the so-called Islamic State to an "invasive species" ("IS," get it?). Comparing the ideology of Islamic State to an invasive, noxious weed


British father of three went undercover to infiltrate Taliban training camp – and escaped to tell tale of brutality and glamoris

Daily Mail 15 October 2014
By Damien Gayle

A British man may be the first Western civilian to infiltrate a Taliban training camp and escape to tell the tale. Cal Sarwar from Falkirk, Scotland, posed as a


Isis Calls for Lone Wolf Attacks in UK For Iraq Intervention

International Business Times 15 October 2014
By Vasudevan Sridharan

Isis, the self-proclaimed Islamic State, has called for lone wolf attacks in the UK in retaliation for the recent British intervention in Iraq. The Sunni insurgent group,


1,300 Police Deployed in Hamburg After Three Nights of Fundamentalist Unrest

Breitbart 15 October 2014
By Oliver Lane

After an 800-man brawl outside a mosque in Hamburg on Tuesday German police deployed 1,300 officers on Wednesday night, but were still unable to separate warring Islamic


Despite brutality, ISIL continues to recruit European teens

thenational.ae 15 October 2014
By Colin Randall

The stream of would-be Islamists leaving Europe to fight in Syria or Iraq has left relatives distraught and authorities scratching their heads. It also shows the success of


Anger as wounded Syria Kurds die stranded at Turkish border

The Daily Star 15 October 2014
By Ayla Jean Yackley

SURUC, Turkey: With medical supplies depleted in the war-ravaged north Syrian town of Kobani, Kurdish activist Blesa Omar rushed three comrades wounded in battle against ISIS


How the Donors Saved Hamas

Gatestone Institute 15 October 2014

Rebuilding or repairing infrastructure in the Gaza Strip is the best thing that could have happened to Hamas. Hamas knows that every dollar invested in the Gaza Strip will


Full horror of the Yazidis who didn’t escape Mount Sinjar: UN confirms 5,000 men were executed and 7,000 women are now kept as s

Daily Mail 15 October 2014
By Steve Hopkins

Thousands of Yazidi men in Iraq were murdered in scenes reminiscent of the Bosnian Srebrenica massacre when Islamic State jihadists swept through in August, according to


Thousands of Yazidis sold as sex slaves, say Isil

Independent.ie 15 October 2014
By Richard Spencer

Islamic State jihadis have given detailed theological reasons justifying why they have taken thousands of women from the Iraqi Yazidi minority and sold them into sex


Islamic State magazine Dabiq celebrates ‘the revival of slavery’ and defends capturing women

news.com.au 15 October 2014

NEWLY published propaganda material from Islamic State celebrates "the revival of slavery” and defends capturing women. The fourth edition of Dabiq magazine, the terror


How an American suicide bomber's travels went unmonitored

Stars and Stripes 15 October 2014
By Adam Goldman and Greg Miller

WASHINGTON — There were no U.S. air marshals watching the newly clean-shaven passenger on the trans-Atlantic flight, no FBI agents waiting for him as he landed in Newark,


The Israel-hater’s Islamic State

What do Nazi Germany, Apartheid South Africa and the Islamic State have in common? For Israel-haters, it’s an easy question: all three are regarded as utterly evil and


Qatar Awareness Campaign: Brookings and Follow the Money

Right Side Publications 15 October 2014
By Qatar Awareness Campaign

Dear Mr. Strobe Talbott: This letter is being sent to you on behalf of the Qatar Awareness Campaign Coalition. The purpose is to inform you and the public of the activities

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