Browsing All posts tagged under »IS (Islamic State)«

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 […]

Confronting The Current Middle East Alignment

July 10, 2017 by

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By Retired Adm. James A. Lyons ~ With the imminent defeat of the Islamic State in Mosul, Iraq and in Raqqa, its declared capital in Syria, one of the Trump administration’s key objectives is about to be achieved. With the collapse of the Islamic State as a functioning entity, however, there are clearly new dynamics coming into play which […]

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 […]

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 […]

Why Hasn’t ISIS Blown Up Rome?

August 22, 2016 by

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By Dr. Michael Ledeen ~ At lunch the other day, a smart man asked me how come there hadn’t been terrorism in Italy, even though Islamic State keeps promising to attack the Vatican. You’ve undoubtedly been asking yourself the same question, so I’m going to give you the answers.  Answers, plural, because hardly anything happens […]

Broadcasting Reform Is Urgently Needed To Fight ISIS

March 1, 2016 by

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By Helle Dale ~ The U.S. government desperately needs new and better tools to fight the information war against the Islamic State (ISIS) and other terrorist networks. One such new tool, The United States International Communications Reform Act (H.R. 2323), which was passed last May by the House Foreign Affairs Committee, remains in waiting mode and […]