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4 Keys To What’s Next In Afghanistan As 13 US Service Members Die In Attacks

August 27, 2021 by

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By Fred Lucas ~ Deadly terrorist bombings Thursday at Kabul’s international airport demonstrate that U.S. evacuation efforts there, as well as the general situation in Afghanistan, are deteriorating. Here’s a look at what lies ahead in the hastily executed U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan after nearly 20 years there to prevent more terrorist attacks like those […]

ISIS Distancing From Europe.

March 23, 2020 by

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A Dry Bones Cartoon ~ According to the NY Daily news: ISIS has warned its terror organization to stay clear of Europe until coronavirus is under control.Would-be martyrs learned of the travel ban in the ISIS newsletter al-Naba just before the weekend got underway, according to outlets including Homeland Security Today. The newsletter reportedly urges […]

London Bridge Killer Should Have Been Assessed Before Release In Terror Case

December 3, 2019 by

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By Robin Simcox ~ It was a matter of when, not if, the United Kingdom would be attacked by terrorists again. The when ended up being Friday. The perpetrator this time was British citizen Usman Khan, 28, who police said stabbed two people to death and injured three others in the London Bridge area. Brave […]

The New ISIS Guy

November 1, 2019 by

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A Dry Bones Cartoon ~ Baghdadi is Dead! According to Time: The Islamic State group is mourning the death of its leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi and has announced a successor in a new audio release. The group identified the new leader as Abu Ibrahim al-Hashimi in the audio released Thursday by the IS central media […]

Baghdadi Is Dead

October 28, 2019 by

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A Dry Bones Cartoon ~ Baghdadi is Dead! According to the BBC: The fugitive leader of the Islamic State (IS) group has been killed in a US military operation in northwest Syria, President Donald Trump has said.Speaking from the White House, Mr Trump said Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi detonated his suicide vest after fleeing into a […]

The Good News on Terrorism

September 22, 2018 by

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The State Department’s latest report on global terrorism shows that current policies are working. By Michael Swartz ~   While there are no doubt many millions around the globe who reflexively dislike President Donald Trump’s foreign policy, many of those critics in certain strife-torn nations such as Afghanistan, Iraq, Nigeria, Somalia, and Syria should thank him for […]

LE PEN DEEMED POSSIBLY MAD TO RESIST ISLAMISM

September 21, 2018 by

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By Andrew Bolt  ~ A form of persecution straight from the playbook of the Soviet Union: The French far-right leader Marine Le Pen has refused to undergo court-ordered psychiatric tests for posting pictures on social media of Islamic State atrocities. Le Pen is correct in damning her state presecutors as malevolent and dangerously overpowerful: She […]

A 9/11 Retrospective

September 11, 2018 by

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Honoring those who perished, and those defending our nation in the Long War today. Publius · Sep. 11, 2018  ~  Today we solemnly mark the 17th anniversary of the September 11, 2001 attack on our nation, when 2,977 innocents, mostly American citizens, were murdered by Islamic fascists. In keeping with the presidential proclamation, all flags should be flown at […]

ISIS Fighter Exploited Obama’s Lax Refugee Policies

August 18, 2018 by

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An Iraqi terrorist was caught years after entering the U.S. as a refugee in 2014. By  Political Editors  Recent news gives credence to President Donald Trump’s reasoning behind his early executive order that created a temporary travel ban on people coming from several Muslim-majority countries — countries that by the way were identified as problematic […]

Did Trump Really Beat ISIS? Here Are The Facts.

February 1, 2018 by

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By Robin Simcox ~ “We’re gonna beat ISIS very, very quickly, folks. It’s gonna be fast. I have a great plan. It’s going to be great. They ask, ‘What is it?’ Well, I’d rather not say.” Donald Trump made this pledge to supporters in Connecticut in April 2016. At the time, it seemed unlikely he would ever […]

We Didn’t Beat ISIS, It’s Here

November 2, 2017 by

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By Daniel Greenfield ~ ISIS has been beaten. It’s been forced out of city after city. Its fighters are dying or have run away. Its resources are exhausted. It’s over. And yet once again, there’s blood on the pavement and screams filling the air of a Western city. And the note in the bloodied truck […]

16 Years After 9/11, Government Lacks Answers In Combating Terrorism

September 11, 2017 by

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By Fred Lucas ~ The United States and allies seem to lack a clear strategy for toppling the terrorist threat 16 years after the worst terrorist attack in American history, experts say. Since the 9/11 attacks, there have been another 97 terrorist plots against the United States, and the bulk of those 15 successful attacks […]

Nets Ignore Seventeen Dead Bodies Found In Terror-Stricken Filipino Town

July 1, 2017 by

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By Sarah Stites ~ On Wednesday, Filipino soldiers discovered seventeen bodies of civilians – five of them reportedly decapitated — the latest in a string of casualties in the embattled town of Marawi. But the nets didn’t report the news; in fact, although the ISIS-inspired terrorism gripping Marawi – and targeted especially at Christians – […]

Islamic State Comes To The Philippines

June 20, 2017 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ Peter Hartcher on jihad in the Philippines: What if the butchers of so-called Islamic State set up a branch of their barbarian “caliphate” in South East Asia with the aim of waging their vicious jihad throughout the region? Too late. They already have. Declaring themselves to be “Islamic State – Eastern […]

MOAB Drop Triggers ‘Mother Of All Asinine Criticisms’

April 22, 2017 by

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By Lt. Colonel James G. Zumwalt, USMC (RET) ~ On April 13, in Afghan’s northeastern province of Nangarhar, separated from Pakistan by White Mountain, the U.S. dropped the largest non-nuclear bomb ever employed in combat, in the district of Achin where U.S. forces years earlier bombed al-Qaida operatives using the caves of Tora Bora to hide. The […]

What ‘The Mother Of All Bombs’ Means In Trump’s Foreign Policy

April 14, 2017 by

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By James Carafano Ph.D.~ Why did America just drop the mother of all bombs? There is the glib answer: Because we can. Then there is the technical answer: Because it was right for the job. The U.S. military on Thursday dropped its largest non-nuclear bomb, the GBU-43/B Massive Ordnance Air Blast Bomb, on an Islamic […]

Military ‘Win’ In Mosul Only The Start

April 4, 2017 by

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By Dr. Peter Brookes ~ Iraq must overcome ISIS terror, sectarian divides The progress seen in the pitched battle between Iraqi troops (supported by U.S. forces) and ISIS for control of the northern Iraqi city of Mosul may seem like the light at the end of the dark Islamic State tunnel. But that hopeful glimmer […]

London Attack Shows Challenge Of Stopping Terrorism In Age Of ISIS

March 23, 2017 by

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By Josh Siegel ~ At least four people were killed, including a  police officer, and 4o others wounded in a terrorist attack Wednesday in London. The suspected attacker, whose name was not released in the hours following the attack, also was killed, for a total of five deaths. A man drove a large vehicle into pedestrians on Westminster […]

Are We Refugeed Out Yet?

March 3, 2017 by

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By Daniel Greenfield ~ There are more Iraqis living in the United States than there are in some major cities in Iraq. 156,000 Iraqi refugees have entered this country in just the last decade. 30,000 of those have ended up in California. In Obama’s first year in office, the United States resettled three-quarters of Iraqi […]

The Problem Is Islam When The Target Is Christmas

December 24, 2016 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ Christmas has become a season not just for giving but for killing, thanks to our suicidal immigration policy here in Australia. This Christmas again. In Melbourne, police today arrested seven people to foil what they claimed was a “substantial attack” planned for Flinders St Station, Federation Square and St Paul’s Cathedral […]

Battle For Mosul Just The Beginning

November 2, 2016 by

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By Dr. Peter Brookes ~ Powerful players must find common ground The battle to pull Iraq’s second largest city, Mosul, from the Islamic State’s (aka ISIS) death grip is now in Week Two – and while victory doesn’t seem to be in sight just yet, progress toward retaking the city has been made. Unfortunately, evicting […]

It Wasn’t Supposed To End This Way…

October 22, 2016 by

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By LTC Allen West (U.S. Army Ret) ~ There was initial euphoria over the news of a coalition advance against ISIS in Mosul. However, anyone who knows a little bit about tactical operations will tell you a few determined fighters in an urban setting can cause massive chaos. And what’s even more dangerous is an […]

Time To Redraw The Mideast Maps

October 21, 2016 by

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By William R. Hawkins ~ As the offensive to drive Islamic State (ISIS) out of Mosul finally gets underway, the assumption is that Iraq’s second largest city will fall to Coalition forces, as did Fallujah and Tikrit last year. There may only be 5,000 ISIS fighters in the city against a combined assault force of […]

Where Are The Peaceful Muslims?

July 17, 2016 by

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By Amil Imani ~ Once again, Islamic terrorists attack, yet another Western city. This time, Nice, France.  A truck crashed into a crowd of people celebrating Bastille Day in Nice, France, on July 14, 2016. In my opinion, Islam is the problem because there are Muslims who take its scripture, as gospel and carry out its […]