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By Brandon Jones On Friday, June 23rd, 2017
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Tim Kaine, Rand Paul, Jeff Flake push for Congress to address ‘illegal war’ in Syria

With the escalating situation unfolding overseas, an old debate was rearing up capitol hill — is the intervention in the Syrian civil war legal or illegal. Virginia Senator Tim Kaine has once again pushed More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, May 31st, 2017
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Obama admits failure on Syria: ‘At least we tried’

Former President Obama struggled during a panel conversation with German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Berlin, admitting that the two leaders were unsuccessful in stopping the conflict, “despite our best efforts.” donkeyhotey More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, June 15th, 2016
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Omar Mateen; FBI incompetence, political correctness, Islamophobia, Disney, Noor Salman lying

While the finger pointing and political exploitation of the horrific terrorist attack on a gay club in Orlando, Florida has the headlines jammed full, Omar Mateen’s long history of anti-American sentiment, More...

By Zach Jones On Tuesday, January 19th, 2016
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Islamic State murders 300, kidnaps over 400 in new Syrian attacks

The Islamic State has reportedly massacred nearly 300 people in a day-long attack on the Syrian town of Deir el-Zour, beheading women, children, and the elderly while still kidnapping over 400. photo Guest2625 Syria’s SANA More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, September 29th, 2014
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President Obama said administration ‘underestimated’ ISIS threat

President Obama announced Sunday that his administration “underestimated what had been taking place in Syria” and overestimated the Iraqi military’s abilities to defeat ISIS. He now says that ISIS, as well More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, September 26th, 2014
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FBI, Pentagon officials unclear on Khorasan threat, won’t define ‘imminent’

The FBI and the Pentagon said on Thursday that they did not know exactly how close the Khorasan group, an al Qaeda related group of militants targeted by U.S. drone strikes in Syria, was to an attack on the U.S. More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, August 26th, 2014
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Kidnapped American journalist, Peter Theo Curtis, freed Syrian Muslims

Just days after the execution of American journalist James Foley, another American journalist has been freed from his Syrian captors. Peter Theo Curtis has been safely returned to a United Nations representative More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, November 12th, 2013
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Islamic jihadists tell America ‘We will bleed you to death’ and raise the jihadist flag in the White House

Al Qaeda-linked groups, al Nusra and ISIS (the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria) sent a message to America and Britain in a new video posted by Vice News. Jihad flag photo/António Martins uploaded by Peter593022 More...

By Brandon Jones On Sunday, September 22nd, 2013
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Al Nusra jihadist in Syria slits throat of Christian who won’t deny Jesus Christ

Residents who fled from the ancient town of Maalula in Syria told AFP that jihadists ambushed the town last week and forced a man to convert to Islam at gunpoint. Jihad flag photo/António Martins uploaded by Peter593022 More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, September 20th, 2013
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Syrian violence: Nearly 40 dead in bombings and rebel groups battle one another

Earlier on Thursday, two bombings in Syria killed at least 39 people in the latest surge in violence, while al-Qaeda-linked fighters tighten their grip on a border town near Turkey after killing and expelling fighters More...

By Robert Herriman On Thursday, September 19th, 2013
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John McCain disputes claim by IHS Jane’s to CFR audience

Earlier this week, the defense consultants at IHS Jane’s noted that the majority of Syrian rebels are jihadis. As was reported in the UK Telegraph, Jane’s says the approximately 100,000 rebels are splintered More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, July 1st, 2013
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Syrian rebels behead Catholic priest Francois Murad to cheers, photographers and chants of ‘Allahu Akbar’

Syrian Catholic priest Francois Murad was beheaded by jihadi fighters, according to a report by Catholic Online which is linking the video showing the brutal murder. Murad, age 49, was setting up a monastery in More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, May 17th, 2013
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Two new Syrian rebel videos show execution of 11 prisoners, leader Abu Sakkar butchers prisoners, eat his heart

As a new video is published Thursday showing fighters of the Al Qaeda-linked Al-Nusra Front in Syria executing 11 men they say are Bashar Assad’s soldiers, a video from the weekend showing one of their leaders More...


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