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By Brandon Jones On Monday, July 4th, 2016
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Turkish airport terrorist attack: 13 arrested as country still mourns

Turkey has been at the epicenter of the battle against Islamic State and likeminded Sunni terrorists, suffering more than its share of terrorist attacks in the past year, but the three suicide bombers attacking More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Friday, June 17th, 2016
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Ted Cruz bashes Obama administration on Omar Mateen, ISIS, Democrat’s filibuster on gun control

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) lashed out at Senate Democrats on Thursday over a 15-hour filibuster to demand action on gun safety measures instead of focusing on terrorism and fighting jihadists like Omar Mateen. Check out More...

By Butter Bracco On Friday, June 17th, 2016
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President Obama blames ‘hateful propaganda’ of Internet for Omar Mateen terrorist attack

President Barack Obama traveled to Orlando on Thursday to pay his respects to the victims of a deadly terrorist attack on a gay nightclub that claimed 49 lives. “Today, once again, as has been true too many More...

By Butter Bracco On Monday, December 21st, 2015
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Lindsey Graham drops out of 2016 GOP race

South Carolina Senator and Republican presidential candidate Lindsey Graham has said he is dropping out of the race for his party’s nomination. “Today, I’m suspending my campaign for president,” More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, November 16th, 2015
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Hours before Paris terrorist attack: President Obama on ISIS ‘we have contained them’

Friday on ABC’s “Good Morning America,” President Barack Obama seemingly downplayed the threat of ISIS in an interview with ABC’s George Stephanopoulos that aired on Friday’s broadcast of “Good Morning More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, October 12th, 2015
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US ends Syrian rebel training, the ‘failure’ should be a wake up call for Congress says Barbara Lee

The Obama administration abandoned its efforts to build up a new rebel force inside Syria to combat the Islamic State, acknowledging the failure of its $500 million campaign to train thousands of fighters and announcing More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, October 2nd, 2015
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Coalition calling for Russia to stop attacking Assad opponents, fight ISIS

An international coalition is urging Russia to immediately cease attacks on the Assad opposition forces and civilians and focus instead on fighting Islamic State extremists. The joint statement adds new emphasis More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, October 2nd, 2015
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President Obama: fight with more ‘ideas, jobs and good governance’

President Obama called upon a conclave of world leaders at the United Nations on Tuesday to fight violent extremism not just with weapons but with ideas, jobs and good governance, a strategy he “has long advocated.” “It More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, August 28th, 2015
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War against ISIS costs $10 million per day, $400K per successful strike

The Pentagon has spent nearly $4 billion fighting Islamic State across Syria and Iraq since operations began a year ago, according to statistics released this week. The average daily cost of the campaign is $9.9 More...

By Guest Author On Monday, August 24th, 2015
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Aid Most Needed in War Torn Syria

In an effort to restore relations with Syria, the UK is looking at the aid most needed in the war torn country. Rather than continuing with aerial bombarding, Western nations need to step up and offer what help More...

By Brandon Jones On Sunday, August 16th, 2015
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Finland: Welfare recipients to get microchip, stop money flow to ISIS

Finland may be moving quickly to require microchip implants for some of their citizens under the guise that money will not flow to Islamic State Muslims. A Finnish Party politician says welfare recipients should More...

By Brandon Jones On Saturday, August 8th, 2015
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Syria: ISIS kidnaps over 250 Christians as sex-slave price list leaked

The Islamic State has reportedly abducted about 250 Christians from the province of Homs, Syria as the existence of an ISIS pricing list, detailing the prices for young women in the sex trafficking market, has More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, August 6th, 2015
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George Pataki, Lindsey Graham would ‘monitor mosques’ ‘send troops’ to beat ISIS

In the “Undercard” group of GOP presidential candidates, South Carolina Senator Lindsey Graham proclaimed that he’d “monitor a mosque” or “send troops” to defeat the Islamic More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, July 23rd, 2015
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British MI6 warns of ISIS using drones in terror attacks

A counter terror advisor to the British government has told the tabloid the Daily Mirror Islamic State terrorists plan to use drones in attacks on music festivals and football games. “There is a genuine threat More...

By Zach Jones On Monday, July 20th, 2015
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ISIS bombing in Turkey leaves at least 28 dead

At least 28 killed and 100 were injured in a ‘terrorist attack’ on Turkish town near Kobani, which is in southeastern Turkey, near the Syrian border. Two senior Turkish officials told Reuters they More...

By Brandon Jones On Sunday, July 5th, 2015
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New law in Egypt: Jail journalist for publishing figures which contradict official government statement

Egypt is being accused of making an aggressive assault on free speech on Sunday, after its cabinet drafted a law that criminalizes the reporting of terrorism statistics that contradicts those the government More...

By Guest Author On Monday, May 18th, 2015
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America, Are You Engaged? Focusing On What We Focus On

Are you being engaged enough? There is the news on TV, television shows, movies at the local theater, and of course, everything that is going on online. Do you know how it is that the television networks, the bloggers More...

By Brandon Jones On Saturday, March 21st, 2015
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Hacker group Anonymous takes on ISIS, releasing twitter, Facebook and email details

Hacker group Anonymous is fighting back at the Islamic State by releasing details of 9,200 Twitter accounts belonging to the terrorist group’s supporters. Joined by other “hacker groups” GhostSec More...

By Brandon Jones On Saturday, March 21st, 2015
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New ISIS video depicts the beheading of Kurdish fighters

ISIS has published a video purporting to show the beheading of three Kurdish fighters in northern Iraq by Sunni militants who threatened to kill “dozens” more of those being held captive. The six-minute More...

By Butter Bracco On Saturday, March 21st, 2015
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Sean Penn on ISIS, beheading videos and blaming Bush, Cheney

While promoting his new film, The Gunman, Sean Penn didn’t miss a chance to voice his political opinions, talking about ISIS, the beheading videos and doubling down on the blame for the Middle East chaos. In More...


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