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  • 7 things I learned from reading every issue of ISIS's Magazine

    11/20/2015 12:26:22 PM PST · by RedStateRocker · 21 replies
    Cracked.com ^ | 19 nov 2015 | Robert Evans
    Sun Tzu, generally considered a reliable source on Good War Ideas, said something along the lines of, "You've got to know your enemy in order to beat him, because some dudes hate being kicked in the junk and others seem to enjoy it." The difficulty we've had defeating ISIS suggests that, maybe, we don't really understand who and what the [censored] they are. Everything we hear is filtered through politicians and pundits, each with their own agenda ("You know what ISIS is afraid of? Me, Donald Trump!"). Fortunately, it turns out that finding out what ISIS wants is like finding...
  • Why terrorists hit the Bataclan Theater in Paris

    11/23/2015 5:57:40 AM PST · by rktman · 20 replies
    americanthinker.com ^ | 11/23/2015 | Arnold Cusmariu
    When terrorists murdered four French Jews at a Paris deli in January 2015, President Obama, in keeping with his 2012 U.N. pledge to protect “the prophet of Islam” against “slander,” referred to the victims as “a bunch of folks” who were shot “randomly.” We were spared a similarly absurd characterization when terrorists murdered some 90 Bataclan Theater concertgoers and injured many more on November 13, possibly because Obama may not have known that the Bataclan was a Jewish target. But the terrorists knew. Here’s the background.
  • Gay sex, drugs, then suicidal slaughter [Paris ringleader frequented homo bars]

    11/22/2015 12:55:42 PM PST · by matt1234 · 35 replies
    Sunday Times ^ | 22 November 2015 | Matthew Campbell, Bojan Pancevski, Tony Allen-Mills and Nicola Smith
    One frequented gay clubs; another boasted he had slept with a different woman every night on holiday. Within months these pot-smoking misfits joined Isis’s attack on the ‘capital of perversion’They often saw him in the club, the clean-shaven 26-year-old who enjoyed smoking joints and chatting with other men. He was in the gay sex bar in central Brussels as recently as one month ago, and nobody who saw him lounging comfortably there could have imagined for a moment that he was about to become the most wanted man in Europe. The handsome youth with a taste for hashish has since...
  • Radisson Blu Brussels on lockdown, guests can't leave.

    11/22/2015 10:55:10 AM PST · by machogirl · 113 replies
    Nov 22, 2015 | me
    Breaking on Twitter. Brussels Radisson Blu Hotel on lockdown, guests told to stay in rooms, can't leave hotel. Can only find twitter links as of now.
  • U.S. Pilots Confirm: Obama Admin Blocks 75 Percent of Islamic State Strikes

    11/20/2015 3:33:06 AM PST · by markomalley · 97 replies
    Washington Free Beacon ^ | 11/20/15 | Adam Kredo
    U.S. military pilots who have returned from the fight against the Islamic State in Iraq are confirming that they were blocked from dropping 75 percent of their ordnance on terror targets because they could not get clearance to launch a strike, according to a leading member of Congress.Strikes against the Islamic State (also known as ISIS or ISIL) targets are often blocked due to an Obama administration policy to prevent civilian deaths and collateral damage, according to Rep. Ed Royce (R., Calif.), chair of the House Foreign Affairs Committee.The policy is being blamed for allowing Islamic State militants to gain...
  • DC Media Fail: By Nearly 2-to-1 Americans Oppose Obama’s Syrian Refugee Plan

    11/18/2015 1:54:42 PM PST · by markomalley · 27 replies
    Big Government ^ | 11/18/15 | John Nolte
    For five days a coordinated DC Media has been attacking as racists anyone opposed to President Obama’s plan to resettle thousands of Syrians refugees here in America. A new poll shows that the emotional blackmail being hurled by both Obama and his DC Media allies has failed miserably. By nearly 2-to-1 (53% to 28%), Americans oppose the resettlement program.Bloomberg: (Bloomberg content snipped per FR rules) When you add in the 11% who only want Christian refugees, that adds up to 64% who do not want Muslim refugees from Syria.The American people are compassionate but they are not stupid, nor are...
  • This Is The Most Disturbing Muslim 'Refugee' Video You Will Ever See

    11/18/2015 1:02:13 PM PST · by carriage_hill · 72 replies
    YouTube ^ | Nov 16, 2015 | alex Garryson
    This is what is happening in Europe, and maybe soon to come to our shores. It is sobering.
  • Russian warplanes disrupt ISIS oil sales channels; destroy 500 terrorist oil trucks in Syria

    11/18/2015 1:00:13 PM PST · by 11th_VA · 41 replies
    RT News ^ | 17 Nov 2015
    Around 500 fuel tanker vehicles transporting illegal oil from Syria to Iraq for processing have been destroyed by Russia’s Air Forces, the General Staff said. In recent years, Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS/ISIL) and other extremist groups have organized the operations of the so-called ‘pipeline on wheels’ on the territories they control,” Russian General Staff spokesman Colonel General Andrey Kartapolov said. Hundreds of thousands of tons of fuel have been delivered to Iraq for processing by trucks and the revenue generated from these illegal exports is the one of the terrorists’ main sources of funding, he said. The spokesman displayed...
  • Revealed: Number of people killed by terrorists worldwide soars by 80% in just a year

    11/18/2015 11:46:17 AM PST · by matt1234 · 13 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 17 Nov 2015 | Matt Chorley
    The devastating toll of terror attacks is laid bare today with a shocking study revealing the number of people slaughtered worldwide has risen by 80 per cent in a year. A total of 32,658 people were killed by terrorists around the world in 2014 - an 80 per cent increase on the previous year, according to the Global Terrorism Index. Researchers said that while Iraq, Afghanistan and Nigeria bore the brunt of deaths last year, the attacks in Paris on Friday mark a 'watershed within Europe'.
  • Trump: 'Absolutely no choice' but to close mosques

    11/18/2015 10:53:07 AM PST · by Enlightened1 · 105 replies
    The Hill ^ | 11/18/15 | Bradford Richardson
    GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump says the United States has "absolutely no choice" but to close down mosques where "some bad things are happening." "Nobody wants to say this and nobody wants to shut down religious institutions or anything, but you know, you understand it," Trump said on Fox News's "Hannity" on Tuesday. "A lot of people understand it. We're going to have no choice." Trump said on Monday he would "strongly consider" closing mosques if elected in response to the terrorist attacks in France last Friday that killed at least 129 people and injured hundreds more. Pressed to explain...
  • Senators rebuke Obama for 'concealing immigration history of terrorists'

    11/17/2015 7:00:41 PM PST · by markomalley · 22 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 11/17/15 | Anna Giaritelli
    Republican senators Ted Cruz and Jeff Sessions rebuked the Obama administration Tuesday for failing to share with Congress the immigration history of 72 people with terrorist associations living in the U.S. The senators bashed Attorney General Loretta Lynch, Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson and Secretary of State John Kerry for not providing the individuals' personal and family immigration information, which was requested Aug. 12 and expected by Sept. 4. "More than three months later the administration has not provided immigration details on a single one of the 72. It is quite telling that this administration — which seems to have...
  • Dutch party head blames Israel for Paris attack

    11/17/2015 7:07:35 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 18 replies
    INN ^ | 11/17/2015, 9:20 PM | (Arutz Sheva Staff)
    Following on the heels of the Swedish foreign minister, the chairman of the Dutch Socialist Party in the Netherlands justified the Islamic State (ISIS) terrorists who conducted Saturday's brutal attacks in Paris that left 129 dead, blaming it on "frustration" at Israel. According to Jan Marijnissen, the conflict between Israel and the Palestinian Arabs somehow ignited the attack on French civilians at cafes, show venues, soccer stadiums and restaurants. "Their behavior eventually is connected also to the Palestinian-Israeli conflict," claimed Marijnissen in an interview with the Dutch NPO Radio1 on Monday. ...
  • King Of Jordan: "We Are Facing A Third World War"

    11/17/2015 3:13:50 PM PST · by Biggirl · 70 replies
    Breitbart.com ^ | November 17, 2015 | Pam Key
    Tuesday at a news conference in Kosovo’s capital city Priština, King Abdullah of Jordan declared the planet was in the midst of a Third World War.
  • Trump: I Have an 'Instinct' for Predicting Terrorism

    11/17/2015 5:39:18 AM PST · by TangledUpInBlue · 106 replies
    Newsmax ^ | 11/16 | Yahoo
    As the hunt for the perpetrators of the attacks in Paris continue, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump said Monday that he is uniquely qualified to be commander-in-chief because he has an "instinct" for sensing threats. "In my book I predicted terrorism. Because I can feel it," said Trump, speaking to thousands of supporters packed into Tennessee's Knoxville Convention Center. "I can feel it like I feel a good location."
  • French Carrier Strike Group to Deploy to Eastern Mediterranean with Largest Airwing Ever

    11/17/2015 5:25:03 AM PST · by sukhoi-30mki · 23 replies
    Navy Recognition ^ | 16 November 2015
    While the French Navy Carrier Strike Group (CSG) was originally planned to deploy to the Persian Gulf, plan has now changed. Following the terrorist attacks in Paris, French President Hollande announced today that the Charles de Gaulle nuclear-powered aircraft carrier would leave its base on Thursday to deploy to the Eastern Mediteranean. Navy Recognition understands that the air wing will be larger than usual. In the meantime French and American defence officials agreed to increase their cooperation. The French Navy nuclear-powered aircraft carrier (CVN) Charles de Gaulle (R91) is expected to deploy with up to 34 aircraft on board. This...
  • Obama admin 'lied' about vetting Syrian refugees

    11/17/2015 4:13:56 AM PST · by RoosterRedux · 38 replies
    WND ^ | November 16, 2015 | Greg Corombos
    The former chairman of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence says President Obama has no coherent strategy to defeat ISIS, and he alleges one of Obama’s top advisers “lied to the American people” to perpetuate a misguided program allowing tens of thousands of refugees into the U.S. Deputy National Security Adviser Ben Rhodes appeared on multiples Sunday morning news shows. When asked whether the news that one and possibly two of the Paris terrorists came to Europe as refugees would alter the Obama administration’s plan to accept tens of thousands of refugees, Rhodes said there would be no re-evaluation....
  • Three Syrians arrested in St.Maarten with false Greek travel documents

    11/16/2015 7:05:57 AM PST · by cll · 23 replies
    The police have arrested three (3) men, who tried to enter the country on Saturday; November 14th, using false documents. The men in custody are believed to be nationals of Syria who arrived at the Princess Juliana International Airport around 7:30 pm on an Insel Air flight originating from Haiti. They were soon after held by airport immigration after it was discovered that the travel documents they presented were false. The suspects were turned over to the Back Office at the PJIA who further investigated the documents and determined that the Greek passports the men were travelling with were indeed...
  • On the Impossibility of Fighting ISIS

    02/15/2015 9:12:19 PM PST · by lbryce · 38 replies
    The Atlantic ^ | February 15, 2015 | James Fallows
    As I see it the Sunni minority in Iraq and the Sunni majority in Syria are under siege by Shia. ISIS is the one successful Sunni group opposing the Shia. A very large portion of Arab Sunnis at least passively support ISIS, not because they support its extreme ideology but because they want the Sunnis to emerge victorious. A subset of the pro ISIS Sunnis actually support their extreme ideology. What we call the Iraqi military is seen by almost all Arab Sunnis as a Shia army under the influence, if not the control, of Iran. This explains why Turkey...
  • Jihadis sneaked into Europe as fake Syrian refugees:

    11/14/2015 9:21:16 PM PST · by MinorityRepublican · 66 replies
    The Daily Mail ^ | 14 November 2015 | By Ian Gallagher and Martin Beckford for The Mail on Sunday and Darren Boyle
    Two of the suicide bombers who caused carnage in the Paris massacre are thought to have sneaked into France by posing as refugees from Syria. The disclosure, which came amid claims of French intelligence failures, inevitably raised new security concerns about Europe’s borders. Police said the two men, who arrived in Greece last month, were among seven attackers, one as young as 15. One of the attackers was last night named by French media as Mostefai Ismaël Omar, 29, from Courcouronnes, in Essonne. Serbian media last night reported that one of the terrorists was named as Ahmed Almuhamed. The newspaper,...

    11/14/2015 5:10:26 AM PST · by ilovesarah2012 · 182 replies
    powerlineblog.com ^ | November 13, 2015 | JOHN HINDERAKER
    Fox News reports that jihadi web sites are rejoicing over today’s terrorist attacks in Paris. The line we have heard more than once from ISIS-related sites is, “The American blood is best, and we will taste it soon.” The French are tougher than many realize, but they are not the primary targets of Muslim extremists. This morning, in a burst of bad timing, Barack Obama said on ABC that ISIS is “contained.” Far from being contained, ISIS is on a roll, from the Sinai, where they apparently brought down an airplane full of Russian tourists, to Paris, France. No one...
  • Obama On Widening ISIS Threat: 'We Have Contained Them'

    11/14/2015 1:05:08 AM PST · by afraidfortherepublic · 32 replies
    Jihad: Amid fresh terror strikes in Paris and Beirut, and the FBI arrest of an Ohio Islamic State operative who sought to kill U.S. soldiers and American shoppers and students, President Obama downplays the IS threat. 'ISIS is gaining strength, aren't they?" ABC's Good Morning America host George Stephanopoulos asked the president Friday, citing this month's suicide bombings in Beirut and the bombing of a Russian commercial jetliner by the Islamic State, which killed 40 and 244, respectively. "I don't think they're gaining strength," Obama asserted. "We have contained them." This may go down as one of the most irresponsible...
  • Clinton Claims She Didn't Blame Benghazi Attack on a YouTube Video

    10/22/2015 1:37:01 PM PDT · by Servant of the Cross · 78 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | 10/22/2015 | Katie Pavlich
    Speaking in front of the House Select Committee on Benghazi Thursday afternoon, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton attempted to claim she didn't blame the September 11, 2012 attack on a YouTube video. "Where did the false narrative start? It started with you, Madame Secretary," Ohio Republican Jim Jordan pressed Clinton. "I referred to the video that night in a very specific way. I said some have sought to justify the attack because of the video. I used those words deliberately, not to ascribe a motive to every attacker but as a warning to those across the region that there...
  • Brzezinski: Obama should retaliate if Russia doesn't stop attacking U.S. assets

    10/06/2015 4:51:52 AM PDT · by Brad from Tennessee · 59 replies
    Politico ^ | October 5, 2015 | By Nick Gass
    The United States should threaten to retaliate if Russia does not stop attacking U.S. assets in Syria, former national security adviser Zbigniew Brzezinski wrote in a Financial Times op-ed published Sunday, urging "strategic boldness," with American credibility in the Middle East and the region itself at stake. Moscow's apparent decision to strike non-Islamic State targets and those of Syrian rebels backed by the Central Intelligence Agency "at best" reflects "Russian military incompetence," and worst, "evidence of a dangerous desire to highlight American political impotence," wrote Brzezinski, the national security adviser for former President Jimmy Carter and a strong supporter of...
  • Asylum stabber attacked senior Swedish minister

    A 25-year-old Palestinian who stabbed a police officer at an asylum centre in Denmark this week is the same man who attacked a Swedish minister earlier in the year, Danish officials have said.
  • Russia says will not join U.S.-led coalition against Islamic State: RIA

    10/01/2015 8:25:33 AM PDT · by markomalley · 39 replies
    Reuters ^ | 10-1-15
    Russia does not intend to join the U.S.-led coalition fighting Islamic State in its current form, the RIA news agency reported on Thursday, citing a foreign ministry official.
  • Senior al Qaeda leaders reportedly released from custody in Iran

    09/19/2015 6:17:47 PM PDT · by Brad from Tennessee · 12 replies
    Long War Journal ^ | September 18, 2015 | By Thomas Joscelyn
    In recent days, pro-al Qaeda jihadists claimed to confirm a recent news report saying that several senior al Qaeda leaders have been released from Iranian custody. Sky News reported earlier this week that five veteran jihadists were released in exchange for an Iranian diplomat who had been kidnapped in Yemen. Several jihadists on Twitter who are connected to al Qaeda have said the report is accurate. One of them is known as Al Siyasi al Mutaqaid, who has relayed accurate information on al Qaeda in the past. The five jihadists who were reportedly freed are: Saif al Adel, Abu Mohammed...
  • Russia intensifies naval exercises off Syrian coast - sources

    09/11/2015 9:39:03 AM PDT · by Trumpinator · 13 replies
    thestar.com.my ^ | Friday September 11, 2015 MYT 11:55:03 PM | maria tsvetkova AND maria vasilyeva
    Published: Friday September 11, 2015 MYT 11:55:03 PM Updated: Friday September 11, 2015 MYT 11:55:03 PM Russia intensifies naval exercises off Syrian coast - sources by maria tsvetkova AND maria vasilyeva MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia has stepped up naval training exercises off the Syrian coast in recent months and is preparing to hold more drills, according to several sources, behaviour likely to fuel U.S. assertions that Moscow is building up its forces in the region. A squadron of five Russian naval ships, equipped with guided missiles, has set off to conduct manoeuvres in Syrian territorial waters, including possibly firing rockets,...
  • 11 Dhimma rules that Christians must obey in the Islamic State

    09/07/2015 3:26:11 PM PDT · by Biggirl · 13 replies
    Jihadwatch.org ^ | September 7,2015 | Robert Spencer
    Zee News begins this story with this assertion: After massacring hundreds and thousands of Christians, the Islamic State rulers have now decided to allow them the right to live, provided they sign Dhimma contract, follow its 11 strict rules, and pay Jizyah tax.
  • JW Forces Obama Admin to Release Pentagon Benghazi Attack Documents

    02/22/2015 5:48:26 AM PST · by blueyon · 18 replies
    RightSideNews ^ | 2/21/15 | Tom Fitton
    U.S. Africa Command records heavily blacked out show military gathered forces to support anti-terrorist actions in Benghazi day after attack Obama was AWOL Stevens Died Obama Lied(Washington, DC) Judicial Watch announced today that the Obama administration finally turned over hundreds of pages of documents about the military response to the September 11, 2012, terrorist attack on the U.S. Special Mission Compound and other facilities in Benghazi. The documents, which are heavily blacked out (redacted), confirm that the U.S. Military, through its U.S. Africa Command (AFRICOM) drafted orders for a military response to the attack, specifically to protect...
  • ISIS 'Mein Kampf' Blames Israel for Global Terrorism

    08/16/2015 6:58:41 PM PDT · by SunkenCiv · 11 replies
    INN ^ | Sunday, August 16, 2015 | Sara A. Carter, American Media Institute
    Intelligence officials are comparing a newly discovered secret Islamic State document to Hitler's "Mein Kampf," as it blames Israel for the rise of the Islamic State and crowns U.S. President Barack Obama as the "Mule of the Jews." Found in Pakistan's remote tribal region by American Media Institute (AMI), the 32-page Urdu language document promotes an "end of the world" battle as a final solution. It argues that the Islamic leader should be recognized as the sole ruler of the world's 1 billion Muslims, under a religious empire called a "caliphate." ...Retired U.S. Defense Intelligence Agency Director Gen. Michael Flynn...
  • Obama White House Partners with ISIS-Linked Group

    02/16/2015 6:41:27 AM PST · by SJackson · 22 replies
    FrontPage Magazine ^ | February 16, 2015 | Matthew Vadum
    Obama White House Partners with ISIS-Linked GroupPosted By Matthew Vadum On February 16, 2015 @ 12:55 am In Daily Mailer,FrontPage | 17 Comments Ad sponsored by Americans for Peace and Tolerance published in the Washington Times. A Boston-based hub of terrorism associated with a top Islamic State propagandist and producer of hostage-beheading videos will receive the red carpet treatment at an anti-terrorism conference at the Obama White House this Wednesday.The so-called Summit on Countering Violent Extremism comes as President Obama seeks formal authorization from Congress to wage war against the Islamic State (also known as ISIS or ISIL).The terrorist-friendly Islamic Society of...
  • The secret to ISIS's success: Over 100 former Saddam Hussein-era officers run jihadi group's

    08/10/2015 4:21:14 PM PDT · by Kid Shelleen · 16 replies
    AP via Daily Mail ^ | 08/08/2015 | TOM WYKE
    Once part of one of the most brutal dictator's army in the Middle East, over 100 former members of Saddam Hussein's military and intelligence officers are now part of ISIS. Now they make up the complex network of ISIS's leadership, helping to build the military strategies which have led the brutal jihadi group to their military gains in Syria and Iraq. The officers gave ISIS the organization and discipline it needed to weld together jihadi fighters drawn from across the globe, integrating terror tactics like suicide bombings with military operation
  • Florida MUSLIM who plotted WMD beach plot had been CLEARED for Key West AIRPORT

    07/30/2015 6:30:57 PM PDT · by Rusty0604 · 6 replies
    Atlas Shrugs ^ | 07/30/2015 | Pamela Geller
    is only a matter a time. You have to be right 100% of the time and with Obama importing whole Muslim communities from jihad nations, it is impossible. Which is why we have seen this spike in jihad terror attacks (Chattanooga, Boston, Garland ..). The idea that you cannot profile for jihad is suicidal. It is submission to Islamic supremacism. A Florida man charged earlier this week in an alleged Islamic State-inspired plot to detonate a bomb on a crowded beach was once cleared to work at the Key West International Airport, where his job provided him direct access...
  • Bangladeshis suspect Pakistans hand behind attack on secular bloggers

    06/23/2015 10:32:25 AM PDT · by Cronos · 4 replies
    Times of India ^ | 23 june 2015 | PTI
    DHAKA: With the recent killings of three secular bloggers in Bangladesh by fundamentalists, the country's intellectuals here are suspecting Pakistan's hand behind the brutal attacks and feel that an international intervention is required to ensure their safety. "These attacks may be executed by radical elements here but the brain behind those attack is Pakistani establishment who have been vehemently opposing trials and sentences of war criminals," said Imran H Sarkar, a leading blogger of the country, and one of the main architects behind the 2013 Shahbag protests. Bloggers, who have been constantly living under the threat of being killed by...
  • Russian spaceship considered total loss

    04/29/2015 12:12:57 PM PDT · by Red Badger · 23 replies
    www.clickorlando.com ^ | Apr 29 2015 10:33:16 AM EDT | Staff
    Cargo ship spinning out of control, will re-enter atmosphere CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. - The crew of the International Space Station says a Russian supply ship that went into an uncontrollable spin after launch has been declared a total loss. American astronaut Scott Kelly and Russian cosmonaut Mikhail Kornienko told The Associated Press on Wednesday that flight controllers have given up trying to command the cargo carrier. The unmanned vessel began tumbling shortly after its launch Tuesday from Kazakhstan. Kelly says the vehicle will fall out of orbit and re-enter the atmosphere sometime soon. He's not sure exactly when. The cargo...
  • ISIS militants reportedly being pounded by critical skin disease

    04/06/2015 8:30:23 PM PDT · by Dallas59 · 113 replies
    israelsmessenger.com ^ | 4/6/2015 | israelsmessenger.com
    Islamic State fighters are being pounded by a debilitating skin illness called leishmaniasis. The disease, that is widespread by sandflies, is fast swelling interjection to wickedness and bad hygiene conditions and there have been some-more than 100,000 cases reported, British media outlets reported progressing this week. The jihadi fighters are refusing medical diagnosis that has led to some-more outbreaks, according to a reports. Medical centers have sealed given medical staff have fled a assault creation a widespread of a illness some-more acute, according to a reports. Dubbed Rose of Jericho, a illness is caused by protozoan parasites that go to...
  • The Caliphate Cracks

    03/20/2015 1:30:31 PM PDT · by BeauBo · 24 replies
    The Economist ^ | Mar 21st 2015 | THe Economist
    Though Islamic State is still spreading terror, its weaknesses are becoming apparent. The caliphate has been pushed out of the Syrian town of Kobane by Kurdish fighters, backed by American air power. It is being squeezed in Tikrit (the tribal base of the former dictator, Saddam Hussein) by the Iraqi army and Shia militias co-ordinated by Iran. Compared with the peak, when it was at the gates of Baghdad, its territory has shrunk by about 25%. ISs funds are dwindling, too. America and its allies have bombed lucrative oil facilities. Most of the hostages have been sold or murdered in...
  • Egyptian President Abdel Fatah al-Sissi, Who Talks To Netanyahu A Lot, Says His Country Is In....

    03/14/2015 9:40:19 PM PDT · by Steelfish · 21 replies
    Washington Post ^ | March 12, 2015 | Lally Weymouth
    Egyptian President Abdel Fatah al-Sissi, Who Talks To Netanyahu A Lot, Says His Country Is In Danger of Collapse By Lally Weymouth March 12 Since the army took power from Mohamed Morsi in 2013 with popular support, Egyptian President Abdel Fatah al-Sissi says hes been fighting to keep the forces of anarchy at bay. On the eve of a large investment conference this weekend, he invited The Washington Posts Lally Weymouth to the massive white presidential palace for a conversation about Egypts problematic relationship with Washington, how to defeat the Islamic State, and his fears and hopes for his country....
  • Ansar al Islam coordinating with the Al Nusrah Front, Jaish al Muhajireen wal Ansar in Aleppo

    12/05/2014 6:19:01 PM PST · by Lorianne · 1 replies
    Long War Journal ^ | 03 December 2014 | Caleb Weiss
    Ansar al Islam, which goes by the moniker Jamaat Ansar al Islam in Syria, has been coordinating its efforts with the Al Nusrah Front and Jaish al Muhajireen wal Ansar in a major battle for two Shiite villages north of Aleppo. The villages of Zahra and Nubl have been besieged by anti-regime elements since late November. Rebel forces have previously surrounded the villages and cut off electric and water services to the citizens. The two towns are located on a road to Turkey that is a key supply route into Aleppo. Ansar al Islam is an al Qaeda-affiliated group that...
  • Conspiracy?

    03/12/2015 7:18:53 AM PDT · by amessenger4god · 65 replies
    Unsealed.org ^ | 2/24/15 | Gary
    All the pieces have obviously not been revealed, but there is clearly some sort of evil plan afoot in regards to ISIS. I don't know who is for what, and how much is purposeful and how much is apathy, but how can you not see troubling signs here? 1. Pakistan interrogates ISIS prisoner who reveals he has been funded "$600 a recruit" by the United States:http://shoebat.com/2015/02/20/isis-leader-admits-funded-obama-administration/ 2. Turkish operation deep into ISIS-controlled Syrian territory draws no fire from ISIS:http://www.jpost.com/Middle-East/Why-didnt-the-recent-Turkish-incursion-into-Syria-draw-IS-fire-391914 3. ISIS now controls almost the entire Libyan coast and the Pentagon has openly condemned Egypt and UAE for airstrikes against...
  • Muslim convert, 20, who 'planned to blow up the Capitol' says if he hadn't been arrested ...

    A man accused of plotting to attack the U.S. Capitol called a television station from jail and said if he hadn't been arrested he would have gone to Washington and shot President Barack Obama in the head. WXIX-TV in Cincinnati said Christopher Lee Cornell, 20, called the station from the Kentucky jail where he's being held, confessed to being a supporter of the Islamic State group and said he planned to kill government officials in retaliation for U.S. strikes on the militant organization. The station aired part of the interview on Friday night, hours after Cornell's attorney argued unsuccessfully in...
  • Is this ISIS' sickest execution video yet? Now terrorists put cameras on the end of their guns [tr]

    03/05/2015 5:32:19 AM PST · by C19fan · 11 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | March 5, 2015 | John Hall
    Depraved militants fighting for the Islamic State in Iraq are attaching high-definition cameras to the barrels of their guns in order to film barbaric executions in gruesome detail. The shocking pictures were captured by the terror group's Tigris River branch, who are currently engaged in fierce battles with up to 30,000 Iraqi Army soldiers and Shia militia roughly 70 miles north of the ISIS-held city of Tikrit. Still images from the video shows a group of blindfolded prisoners being forced to their knees while heavily armed militants line up behind them. The photographs then cut to the gun barrel cameras,...
  • Islamic State blows up Church of Immaculate Virgin

    Islamic State blows up Church of Immaculate Virgin FEBRUARY 6, 2015 9:42 AM BY RAYMOND IBRAHIM] According to Rudaw, an Iraqi news agency, on February 2, security sources from the Ninevah police district said that the Islamic State blew up the Church of the Immaculate Virginone of the largest and oldest Chaldean churches in the ancient section of Mosul. The security source said: The organization finished wiring the church with explosives this morning and detonated it, leaving widespread destruction in the church and neighboring buildings. Prior to this, the old church which stood on the foundation of what was...
  • What ISIS Really Wants

    02/18/2015 7:13:17 AM PST · by free_life · 17 replies
    The Atlantic ^ | March 2015 | Graeme Wood
    The Islamic State is no mere collection of psychopaths. It is a religious group with carefully considered beliefs, among them that it is a key agent of the coming apocalypse. Heres what that means for its strategyand for how to stop it. What is the Islamic State? Where did it come from, and what are its intentions? The simplicity of these questions can be deceiving, and few Western leaders seem to know the answers. In December, The New York Times published confidential comments by Major General Michael K. Nagata, the Special Operations commander for the United States in the Middle...
  • (Flashback) The 2014 Muslim Day Parade: Iraq or The Big Apple?

    02/17/2015 11:25:37 AM PST · by OddLane · 8 replies
    Urban Infidel ^ | September 14, 2014 | Urban Infidel
    The first caged humans weren't displayed in Kirkuk, they were tramped down Broadway. The Inhumanity Of Islam.
  • Islamic States Plans/Justifications: DABIQ Magazine & Its Strategic Outlook

    02/14/2015 7:56:21 PM PST · by Reverend Saltine · 6 replies
    Adinakutnicki.com ^ | 2/14/2015 | Adina Kutnicki
    ...Al-Muhallab said, “You must use deception in war, for it is more effective than reinforcements.” Some methods of deception include: a. Planting spies. b. Reconnaissance. c. Feigning an intent to attack an area other than the actual target, for when the Prophet (sallallāhu ‘alayhi wa sallam) wanted to attack one area, he would give his army the impression they were going to attack another. “If a man’s chest is too narrow to hold his own secret, then the chest of the one with whom he stores the secret is even narrower” [Poetry]. And be on guard against your enemy at...
  • Paraded in cages 'to be burned alive' like Jordanian pilot: (truncated)

    02/14/2015 10:11:29 AM PST · by Cementjungle · 31 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 02/14/2015 | Tim Macfarlan
    Heads bowed in terror the orange-clad Kurdish fighters are paraded through streets filled with jeering militants in the latest horrifying video release from Islamic State. In a grim echo of the terrible fate which befell Jordanian pilot Lieutenant Muath al-Kaseasbeh the captives, reportedly Peshmerga fighters, are dressed in orange jumpsuits and shackled in cages. Just as Lt. al-Kaseasbeh was burned alive on camera, IS are planning to do the same with their latest prisoners, according to posts on social media.
  • Refugees in Nigeria tell of Boko Haram savagery (Time for boots on the ground?

    02/13/2015 1:12:08 PM PST · by Laissez-faire capitalist · 74 replies
    BBC News ^ | 2/13/2015 | Staff
    Violent attacks by Boko Haram have caused many to flee their homes, creating a humanitarian crisis within Nigeria and neighboring countries. Refugees say they have witnessed brutal acts of savagery, with men's throats being slit and women being held as "war booty." Chad has become the latest country on the border with Nigeria to be affected by a Boko Haram attack. The BBC's Tom Oladipo went to Yola village in Aadamawa state in northeast Nigeria and spoke to refugees there. ...
  • The Real Kayla Mueller

    02/13/2015 5:29:53 AM PST · by SJackson · 36 replies
    FrontPage Magazine ^ | February 13, 2015 | Matthew Vadum
    The Real Kayla MuellerPosted By Matthew Vadum On February 13, 2015 @ 12:55 am In Daily Mailer,FrontPage | 11 Comments The presumed Islamic State murder victim Kayla Mueller isn’t quite the saintly martyr that President Obama and the media are trying to make Americans believe.Family and friends told reporters Mueller was “a deeply idealistic young woman eager to help those less fortunate.” A neighbor of hers, a 66-year-old Vietnam veteran, said Mueller “represented everything good about being an American. In the outgoing battle between good and evil, she represented the best of the good. She took great risks to help...
  • Qatar published fatwa in 2006 permitting burning people removes it after IS burns pilot

    02/10/2015 11:48:36 AM PST · by Nachum · 5 replies
    Jihad Watch ^ | 2/10/15 | Raymond Ibrahim
    It appears that Islam Web, a popular website owned by Qatars Ministry of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs, may have been responsible for the rationale used by the Islamic State to burn alive a Jordanian pilot captive. On February 7, 2006, the widely accessed Arabic website issued Fatwa No. 71480, titled The Burning of Ias bin Abdul Yalil by Abu Bakr. The fatwa, or Islamic decree, concluded that burning people as a form of punishment is permissible. Ironically, hours after the Islamic State burned the pilot alive, Fatwa No. 71480 was removed from Islam Web. What is interesting to note is...