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  • Norway Warns It Faces Imminent 'Concrete Threat' From People With Links To Islamic Fighters In Syria

    07/24/2014 7:16:30 AM PDT · by blam · 23 replies
    BI - AP ^ | 7-24-2014 | AP
    Associated PressJuly 24, 2014 COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) ó Norway's intelligence service said Thursday it has received information about an imminent "concrete threat" against Norway from people with links to Islamic fighters in Syria. Benedicte Bjoernland, the head of Norwegian security service PST, said the agency has received "reliable information" from a foreign partner about some kind of attack "within days." "It was unspecific about what the target might be," Bjoernland said, adding PST has no information about how or when such an attack would take place. (snip)
  • ISIS now Ďfull-blown army,í officials warn

    07/24/2014 7:05:49 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 11 replies
    The Hill ^ | 7/24/14 | Kristina Wong
    Top U.S. officials warned Wednesday that a Sunni extremist group controlling parts of Syria and Iraq had grown into a threat that is "worse than al Qaeda".
  • Norwegian police: Islamist militant group may be planning attack in Norway

    07/24/2014 2:59:49 AM PDT · by ScaniaBoy · 17 replies
    Jerusalem Post ^ | 24 July 2014 | REUTERS
    OSLO - An Islamist militant group with ties to Syria may be planning an attack in Norway, possibly within the coming days, Benedicte Bjoernland, the head of the Police Security Service, PST, said on Thursday. "The PST has received information that persons related to an extreme (Islamist) group in Syria may be planning to carry out a terrorist act in Norway," Bjoernland told a news conference.
  • Ramadan Charity Funds Atrocities

    07/23/2014 2:10:58 PM PDT · by Enza Ferreri
    Enza Ferreri Blog ^ | 19 July 2014 | Enza Ferreri
    You can watch the 1-minute video "Paying Zakat to non-Muslims" by Sheikh Assim L. Alhakeem by clicking on the "Enza Ferreri Blog" link above. Published on FrontPage Magazine. By Enza Ferreri It's Islam's holy month of Ramadan, and many advertising boards in the streets of London - or, more appropriately, Londonistan, as it befits a city with such a large, influential and radical Muslim population - invite Mohammedans to pay their zakat (Muslim obligatory charity). Zakat donations in the UK have greatly increased in the last few years, and Ramadan is traditionally a time when zakat giving grows. The posters...
  • Why Does Anyone Defend Hamas And The Palestinian Culture Of Death?

    07/23/2014 6:32:45 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 17 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 07/23/14 | Dave Huntwork
    ďWhy in Godís name does anyone show sympathy, and support for a terrorist organization?Ē - Former Congressman Allen West
  • Poll: 73% say Israel more successful than Hamas in Gaza op (only 16% want ceasefire)

    07/22/2014 9:26:40 AM PDT · by Dave346 · 2 replies
    Israel Hayom ^ | 7/22/14
    Support for Operation Protective Edge among the Israeli Jewish public remains strong, and a majority say that Israel has racked up more successes than Hamas since the beginning of the campaign, which entered its ground phase last week, a poll conducted by Israel Hayom and the New Wave Research firm shows. When asked if they supported or opposed Israel's ground incursion into Gaza, 80 percent of respondents replied that they supported it, 12 percent said they opposed it and 8 percent said they didn't know. When asked if Israel should expand its current ground operation, 71 percent of respondents said...
  • Ex-Israeli envoy to US: Kerry wasnít invited, shouldnít be coming

    07/21/2014 1:47:33 PM PDT · by Dave346 · 28 replies
    Times of Israel ^ | July 21, 2014, 3:27 pm | Lazar Berman
    In a notably critical interview, Michael Oren emphasizes that Israel would prefer Egyptian, not American, mediation Michael Oren, who until recently served as Israel¬ís ambassador in Washington, said US envoy John Kerry was coming to the region ¬ďto our chagrin.¬Ē US Secretary of State John Kerry is expected in Cairo Monday for discussions surrounding a ceasefire between Israel and Hamas. The White House said Kerry would seek ¬ďan immediate cessation of hostilities based on a return to the November 2012 ceasefire agreement,¬Ē and stressed the need to protect civilian life both ¬ďin Gaza and in Israel.¬Ē In strikingly outspoken comments...
  • Exploding donkey in Gaza, dead cows in Israel (but both caused by Hamas)

    07/20/2014 5:33:06 AM PDT · by Dave346 · 18 replies
    Washington Post ^ | July 19 at 10:31 AM | Ruth Eglash
    JERUSALEM Ė The belt strapped onto the donkey's body was laden with explosives, the Israeli military said in a statement. The animal was urged forward by Hamas militants, the army said, toward troops stationed near Rafah, inside the Gaza Strip. Israeli forces "engaged the donkey and it exploded at a safe distance,Ē the army wrote in a blog post. The statement condemned the use of ďanimals as explosives couriers.Ē Such beast-borne attacks have been seen before within the bitter confines of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. The first such incident appears to have been in Gaza in 1995. But there were frequent...
  • Unilateral Gaza ceasefire collapses. Israeli air strikes resume after dozens of rockets in hours

    07/15/2014 9:56:21 AM PDT · by Dave346 · 11 replies
    DEBKAfile ^ | July 15, 2014, 3:48 PM (IDT)
    Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu and Defense Minister Moshe Yaíalon ordered the Israeli Air Force to resume strikes over Gaza Tuesday afternoon, six hours after a ceasefire proposed by Egypt, accepted by Israel and rejected by Hamas, was due to go into effect. During those hours, dozens of Hamas rockets raked town after town and village after village. DEBKAfile: The White House called off US Secretary of State John Kerryís Cairo visit upon finding Tehranís hand behind the rockets. Netanyahu goes on the air at 8 p.m. to explain what went wrong. Straight after the ceasefire was due to go into...
  • Kerry to hold 2nd day of talks with Iran over nuclear deal

    07/14/2014 9:18:31 AM PDT · by Dave346 · 15 replies
    Times of Israel ^ | July 14, 2014, 5:02 am
    With just 6 days left to a July 20 deadline, US secretary of state makes a push to overcome major differences in negotiations US Secretary of State John Kerry was due Monday to hold a second day of talks with Iran seeking to overcome major differences blocking what would be a momentous nuclear deal. With just six days until a deadline to strike an accord, the differences appear considerable, however, with Kerry and other Western ministers failing on Sunday to achieve a breakthrough. Such an accord is aimed at ending once and for all worries that Iran might develop nuclear...
  • Kerry to Join Talks on Iran as Deadline Draws Near (Peace In Our Time!)

    07/11/2014 12:24:40 PM PDT · by Dave346 · 8 replies
    NY Times ^ | JULY 10, 2014 | David E Sanger
    VIENNA ó With the Vienna negotiations over Iranís nuclear activities making halting progress at best and a deadline looming, the Obama administration announced Thursday that Secretary of State John Kerry would fly here this weekend to assess whether a deal is possible ó and perhaps to begin negotiating an extension in the talks that both sides said they had wanted to avoid. Mr. Kerry will be joined by the foreign ministers of several, but probably not all, of the other nations engaged in the talks, which include Germany, Britain, France, China and Russia. Iranís foreign minister, Mohammad Javad Zarif, has...
  • Israelís United Nations Ambassador Plays Air Raid Siren at Security Council Meeting (VIDEO)

    07/11/2014 10:39:31 AM PDT · by Dave346 · 5 replies
    Algemeiner ^ | July 10, 2014 10:01 pm
    Israelís Ambassador to the United Nations Ron Prosor played an air raid siren from a cell phone during a Security Council session on Thursday in order to highlight Israelís plight as a nation under fire from Gaza rockets. ďAs I speak, there is a storm of rockets being fired by the Hamas terrorist organization in Gaza,Ē Prosor said. ďHamas is intentionally and indiscriminately threatening the lives of three and a half million innocent men, women, and children in Israel from north to south Ė from Beersheba to Tel Aviv to Haifa.Ē The Ambassador added, ďIn the last three days, 442...
  • Watch: Hamas Sings 'Blow up Tel Aviv' on TV

    07/10/2014 2:00:48 PM PDT · by DeoVindiceSicSemperTyrannis · 8 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 7-10-14 | Ari Yashar
    Hamas terrorists have been busy in recent days launching hundreds of potentially lethal missiles on Israeli civilian populations. A new video from Hamas's TV reveals they have also been busy singing about launching the missiles on Israeli cities. In a song broadcast Wednesday on Hamas's Al-Aqsa TV, the terrorist group calls to "blow up Tel Aviv" and "fire without asking" on the southern Eshkol Regional Council. The video was translated by Palestinian Media Watch. Just a day later, the terrorist group rained another dozen or so rockets on Tel Aviv, after firing on the populous city on Wednesday and Tuesday...
  • Terror plot targeting Eiffel Tower, Louvre foiled, French police say

    07/10/2014 8:15:46 AM PDT · by BlatherNaut · 10 replies
    foxnews.com ^ | 7/9/14 | Fox News
    French authorities say they foiled an Islamic terrorist plot reportedly targeting the Eiffel Tower, the Louvre and a nuclear power plant last year. The revelation comes as the country unveiled new anti-terror rules which included a proposal to ban terror suspects from leaving the country if it is thought they intend to fight abroad, The Telegraph reported. French authorities revealed they arrested a 29-year-old Algerian butcher living in southern France June 2013, after they found coded messages between him and a high-ranking Al Qaeda member discussing how ďto conduct jihad in the place you are currently,Ē according to Le Parisien....
  • Obama praises Abbas, but not Netanyahu in opinion piece published by Israeli newspaper

    07/08/2014 9:37:05 AM PDT · by Dave346 · 15 replies
    Fox News ^ | July 08, 2014
    President Barack Obama offered strong praise for Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas in an opinion piece published Tuesday in an Israeli newspaper, but had little to say about the other key player in the crisis, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. "In President Abbas, Israel has a counterpart committed to a two-state solution and security cooperation with Israel," Obama wrote in the daily Haaretz. The president offered no parallel praise for Netanyahu, who is only mentioned by name once in the piece.
  • Why We Stuck With Maliki -- And Lost Iraq [Important read!!]

    07/05/2014 1:37:03 PM PDT · by Enchante · 38 replies
    Washington Post ^ | 07/05/2014 | Ali Khedery
    <p>"The crisis now gripping Iraq and the Middle East was not only predictable but predicted ó and preventable. By looking the other way and unconditionally supporting and arming Maliki, President Obama has only lengthened and expanded the conflict that President Bush unwisely initiated. Iraq is now a failed state, and as countries across the Middle East fracture along ethno-sectarian lines, America is likely to emerge as one of the biggest losers of the new Sunni-Shiite holy war, with allies collapsing and radicals plotting another 9/11."</p>
  • Czech Police: Explosion Which Killed PA Ambassador 'An Accident'

    07/04/2014 7:26:12 AM PDT · by ScaniaBoy · 25 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 4 July 2014 | Nissan Tzur
    Police end investigation into Jamal al-Jamal's death in a mysterious explosion, say blast the result of explosives 'hidden in a book'. Czech Police have announced their decision to shelve the investigation into the blast that killed the Palestinian Authority ambassador to the Czech Republic, Jamal al-Jamal, after the investigators concluded that no crime or deliberated assassination was committed. The decision to call off the investigation was made in a joint statement issued by the Czech Police Spokeswoman, Andrea Zoulova, and the state attorney Jindra Janacova. According to the statement, the explosion in the Palestinian embassy at the beginning of January...
  • 19-Year-Old American Woman Charged With Trying To Help ISIS Militants

    07/03/2014 5:01:35 AM PDT · by blam · 28 replies
    BI ^ | 7-2-2014 | Paul Szoldra
    ÔÄÉ ÔÉĀ Ôāě Ôāô ÔÉē Paul SzoldraJuly 2, 2014 A 19-year-old Colorado woman has been charged with providing material support and resources to a foreign terrorist organization, after she was arrested trying to board a flight from Denver to allegedly meet with members of the Islamic State of Iraq, The Denver Channel is reporting. An FBI criminal complaint alleges that Shannon Maureen Conley, along with others, attempted to make contact with the militant group and travel to Syria via Turkey, AP reports. Reuters has more on the criminal complaint: It said she met a co-conspirator, only identified as Y.M. in...
  • Israel launches Gaza air strike after bodies of three missing teens found

    07/01/2014 1:55:25 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 35 replies
    Reuters ^ | 7/1/14 | Jeffrey Heller
    Israel bombed dozens of sites in the Gaza Strip on Tuesday, striking at Hamas after finding the bodies of three missing teenagers whose abduction and killing it blames on the Palestinian Islamist group.
  • Terror Victims Seize Control of Iranís Internet

    06/30/2014 12:53:16 PM PDT · by dervish · 14 replies
    The Washington Free Beacon ^ | 6/25/14 | Adam Kredo
    American victims of Iranian terrorism were permitted by a U.S. court to assume control over Iranís Internet licenses and domains in recompense for crimes perpetrated by the regime in Tehran, according to court documents. The decision means that Iran could effectively be kicked off the Internet once control of its ďtop level domainsĒ are transferred to the American terror victims, who have sought more than a billion dollars in damages from Iran. Court documents detailing the decision and requesting control over Iranís licenses have been served to the U.S. Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN), which oversees web...
  • Peres: Israel will punish terrorists Ďwith a firm handí [Israel's President]

    06/30/2014 12:45:20 PM PDT · by Star Traveler · 15 replies
    The Times of Israel ^ | Monday, June 30, 2014 | Marissa Newman
    President Shimon Peres said the Israeli security crackdown will persist in its efforts to combat terror. ďAlongside the heavy mourning, we will remain determined to punish the villainous terrorists with a firm hand,Ē he said. ďOur war on terror will only grow, and will not be weakened, such that this murderous terror will not dare raise its head.Ē The president also offered his deepest condolences to the families and praised them for ďdevotedly raising their children.Ē ďThe kidnapping and murder of innocent youths in the dead of the night is a heinous and unforgivable crime,Ē opposition leader and Labor Party...
  • Saudi Arabia's Armed Forces on High Alert as ISIS Approaches

    06/27/2014 9:01:26 PM PDT · by Deathtomarxists · 28 replies
    Brietbart ^ | 6-27-14 | NA
    Saudi reconnaissance planes have found ISIS terrorists heading for the Saudi border, aiming to seize control of the Iraqi-Saudi border crossing at Ar Ar
  • LT COL PETERS: OBAMA ALLOWING A CALIPHATE TERROR STATE TO FORM IS GROUNDS FOR IMPEACHMENT

    06/25/2014 10:06:50 PM PDT · by gwgn02 · 77 replies
    breitbart ^ | 6/25/14 | Pam Key
    Wednesday on Newsmax TV's "The Steve Malzberg Show," Fox News Channel military analyst Ret. Lt. Col. Ralph Peters said it would be grounds for impeachment if President Barack Obama allowed ISIS to create the first modern Islamist Caliphate state that would be used as a terrorism safe haven and planning ground. "If Obama allows the worlds first pure terror state to emerge on his watch, my God, if that's not grounds for impeachment I don't know what is," Peters said. "This is a real threat to the United States"
  • WATCH Ė Rand Paul: Stopping A Terror Attack On The U.S. Is Not ĎA Clear-Cut American Interestí

    06/22/2014 2:42:14 PM PDT · by JihadiKiller · 26 replies
    PatDollard.com ^ | 06/22/2014 | Jack Flash
    ďYes, we should prevent them exporting terror, but Iím not so sure where the clear-cut American interest is.Ē Hello? You just laid out the the clear-cut American interest and then said you didnít know where it was. ISIS has made it clear that they intend to use the resources of Iraq to launch terror attacks on the U.SÖ.
  • Iran slams IAEA failure to abide by previous deal

    06/20/2014 10:07:25 AM PDT · by Dave346
    Press TV ^ | Fri Jun 20, 2014 1:57PM GMT
    Head of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran has censured the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) for its failure to abide by its previous agreements with Tehran. In a Thursday interview with Inter Press Service, Ali Akbar Salehi said pursuant to the February 2014 ďFramework for CooperationĒ agreement between Tehran and the IAEA, the UN nuclear supervisory body should have ended the investigation into Iranís ďexploding bridge-wire (EBW) experiments.Ē IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano has so far refused to finalize the issues regarding the fast-functioning detonators, despite the fact that the EBW was the first issue that the two sides...
  • The worldís most accessible terrorist is captured in only two years. The timing is very curious.

    06/18/2014 10:40:20 AM PDT · by Starman417 · 8 replies
    Flopping Aces ^ | 06-18-14 | DrJohn
    In Disney's delightful movie "Up" there is a dog named Doug who, with the help of a special collar, can speak. Doug has an inclination toward a short attention span and is easily distracted. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SSUXXzN26zgDoug is a metaphor for the US press. And democrats. Barack Obama is becoming more and more predictable. Every time he is in a bind, he looses a squirrel for the distraction of the press. Just as the VA scandal was reaching a crescendo Obama announced the retrieval of Bowe Bergdahl from the clutches of those into whose arms Bergdahl chose to go. This was by...
  • SHOCKING: Company That Created Obamacare Website LINKED To Benghazi Video

    06/17/2014 2:59:30 AM PDT · by markomalley · 21 replies
    Shoebat ^ | 6/17/2014 | Walid Shoebat, Ben Barrack and Keith Davies
    In a SHOCKING discovery, CGI Federal Ė the Canadian Company that built the Obamacare website Ė appears to have a connection to the ďInnocence of MuslimsĒ video the Obama administration blamed for the Benghazi attacks.And hereís how it was done:The evidence is well established that in 2010, CGI acquired Stanley Associates, which ďprovides services to the U.S. federal civilian, defense and intelligence agenciesĒ. [1]When the crudely produced video ďInnocence of MuslimsĒ was posted to a YouTube it needed a boost, especially since it was posted by someone no one had ever heard of and who had only uploaded two videos...
  • ISIS allegedly behind kidnapping of three teens in Israel; one a US citizen

    06/13/2014 2:19:45 PM PDT · by Fali_G · 43 replies
    Mid East Faces ^ | 06/13/2014 | Lisa Daftari
    Three teenagers hitchhiking in the West Bank missing since Thursday have allegedly been kidnapped by terrorists linked to ISIS, or the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, the Sunni jihadi organization that has taken over major cities in Syria and is now behind this weekís bloody insurgency in Iraq. Reutersí Jerusalem bureau received a call claiming responsibility for the kidnappings by ďDawlat al-Islam,Ē an ISIS branch operating in Hebron. The caller said the incident was in retaliation for the killing of three of its members. Israeli authorities are still assessing the validity of the claim. Two of the teens are...
  • ISIS Terror Leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi Was Released By Obama from Camp Bucca in 2009

    06/12/2014 5:28:28 PM PDT · by Nachum · 31 replies
    Telegraph reposted on The Gateway Pundit ^ | 6/12/14 | By Colin Freeman Telegraph 12:13PM BST 11 Jun 2014 // posted by Jim Hoft
    <p>Abu Bakr al Baghdadi, the leader of the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS), has transformed a few terror cells on the verge of extinction into the most dangerous militant group in the world.</p> <p>Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi or Abu Dua was once held by the US in Camp Bucca Iraq.</p>
  • John Boehner Slams President Obama for ĎTaking a Napí on Iraq

    06/12/2014 4:48:41 PM PDT · by Dave346 · 27 replies
    ABC News ^ | Jun 12, 2014 1:16pm | John Parkinson
    As al Qaeda-linked terrorists wreak havoc across Iraq, House Speaker John Boehner unloaded on President Obama for ignoring the escalating crisis there, contending that the president has been ďtaking a napĒ while the situation rapidly deteriorated. ďItís not like we havenít seen over the last five or six months these terrorists moving in, taking control of Western Iraq. Now theyíve taken control of Mosul. Theyíre 100 miles from Baghdad,Ē Boehner, R-Ohio, said during a news conference at the Capitol. ďAnd whatís the president doing? Taking a nap!Ē Earlier this year, on Jan. 9, Boehner publicly urged Obama to ďmaintain a...
  • Infamous ĎMuhammad-videoí filmmaker actually a Muslim agent for Obama admin

    06/12/2014 2:26:22 PM PDT · by gwgn02 · 73 replies
    RightScoop ^ | 6/12/2014 | walid shoebat
    Iíve been trying to get to this story for a couple of days now, but there are so many tentacles to it Iíve had trouble making the time to put it together. In short, Nakoula Basseley Nakoula, the alleged ĎCoptic Christianí who made the infamous Muhammad video that the Obama administration blamed the Benghazi attack on ó well it turns out Nakoula is really a Muslim, not a Coptic Christian. And thatís been confirmed. It also turns out that the official terms of Nakoulaís parole in 2009 was bogus, and that the administration used his parole as leverage to help...
  • Obama endorses Iran's nukes, but denies help to Iraq against terrorists. Is that nuts?

    06/12/2014 5:20:02 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 28 replies
    6/12/14 | sff
    Reading this morning, I see Team Obama is denying aid to the nation we fought to free from tyranny. At the same time, it is endorsing the development of nukes in Iran. And aiding Al-Qaeda affiliated rebels in Syria. And promoting the Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt. And accusing Israel of being an apartheid state. Anyone still think he cares about America?
  • Haqqani Network, Pakistan terror group, grows into worst enemy for U.S.

    06/06/2014 7:43:23 AM PDT · by george76 · 4 replies
    Washington Times ^ | June 5, 2014 | Rowan Scarborough
    The Haqqani Network, the terrorist group that the U.S. command in Afghanistan says is its most formidable enemy ó worse than the Taliban or al Qaeda ó has operated for a dozen years across the border in Pakistanís North Waziristan tribal area with little to fear other than sporadic drone strikes. Now, even the drone strikes have stopped for the family-run gang that held Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl for five years. ... The Haqqani network maintains a safe haven in North Waziristan, Pakistan, across Afghanistanís southeastern border. The Pakistani Army has consistently refused to launch a military operation in North...
  • Obama ignored chances to rescue Bergdahl on the ground because he WANTED a terror trade

    06/05/2014 5:23:20 PM PDT · by sheikdetailfeather · 55 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 6-5-2014 | David Martosko, U.s. Political Editor
    The Obama administration passed up multiple opportunities to rescue Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl because the president was dead-set on finding a reason to begin emptying Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, according to a Pentagon official. 'JSOC went to the White House with several specific rescue-op scenarios,' the official with knowledge of interagency negotiations underway since at least November 2013 told MailOnline, referring to the Joint Special Operations Command. 'But no one ever got traction.' 'What we learned along the way was that the president wanted a diplomatic scenario that would establish a precedent for repatriating detainees from Gitmo,' he said. The official said...
  • Obama defends Bergdahl/Taliban swap [UNBELIEVABLE Quote from the Clown!]

    06/03/2014 6:23:03 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 57 replies
    McClatchy ^ | 6/3/14
    The White House on Tuesday defended its controversial swap of Taliban detainees for Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl.... Regardless of the circumstances, we still get an American soldier back if he's held in captivity," Obama said. "Period. Full stop."
  • Taliban claim U.S. solider has converted to Islam and is teaching bomb-making skills (2010)

    06/03/2014 3:50:13 AM PDT · by Islander7 · 17 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 22 August 2010 | Mail Foriegn Service
    Full Title: "Taliban claim captured U.S. solider has converted to Islam and is teaching its fighters bomb-making skills A captured American soldier is training Taliban fighters bomb-making and ambush skills, according to one of his captors and Afghan intelligence officials. Private Bowe Bergdahl disappeared in June 2009 while based in eastern Afghanistan and is thought to be the only U.S. serviceman in captivity. The 24-year-old has converted to Islam and now has the Muslim name Abdullah, one of his captors told The Sunday Times.
  • 2010 report says Bergdahl converted to Islam, taught bomb-making, according to Taliban captor

    06/02/2014 1:59:02 PM PDT · by Fali_G · 37 replies
    Mid East Faces ^ | June 2nd | Lisa Daftari
    A 2010 report by the Daily Mail quoted a Taliban captor of Bowe Bergdahl, the American soldier released in a deal announced this weekend in exchange for five Guantanamo Bay detainees, stating Bergdahl converted to Islam and was teaching Taliban fighters bomb-making skills. The report came after about one year that Bergdahl had deserted his post in June 2009 while based in eastern Afghanistan. At least six American soldiers reportedly lost their lives in attempts to return Bergdahl to his unit. The captor, who called himself Haji Nadeem, said Bergdahl taught basic ambush training as well as how to take...
  • 168 TIMES RELEASED GITMO DETAINEES RETURNED TO TERROR

    06/02/2014 1:33:13 PM PDT · by Biggirl · 8 replies
    Breitbart.com ^ | June 2, 2014 | Ben Shapiro
    Over the weekend, the Obama White House announced that it had made the worst trade since Ernie Broglio for Lou Brock: five senior Taliban commanders for apparent deserter Bowe Bergdahl.
  • Republicans slam Obama over Bowe Bergdahl swap. Why he won't care. (+video)

    06/02/2014 5:20:01 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 12 replies
    Christian Science Monitor ^ | 6/2/14 | Mark Sappenfield
    ....Obama negotiated with terrorists. He broke the laws that govern transfers at GuantŠnamo Bay. He has strengthened the enemies of the Afghan government that the United States has fought to establish with blood and treasure for a decade.... ... in the administrationís answers to all these criticisms, it becomes apparent that this weekendís prisoner swap is about more than Sergeant Bergdahl. It is a statement of Obamaís deeply held views about American foreign policy,
  • Bob Bergdahl now tweeting for more Guantanamo releases [Dad of kid who was released for Taliban]

    06/01/2014 7:08:25 PM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 62 replies
    twitchy ^ | 6/1/14
    Only hours after appearing at a press conference to give thanks for the freeing of his POW son in exchange for five top Taliban leaders, Bob Bergdahl returned to Twitter to promote a Guardian video in which family members lobby for the release of five Tunisians held at Guantanamo Bay. Earlier, Bergdahl had apparently deleted a tweet reading, ďI am still working to free all Guantanamo prisoners.Ē
  • Serious questions arise amidst American soldier swap with Taliban

    06/01/2014 5:30:56 PM PDT · by Fali_G · 30 replies
    Mid East Faces ^ | June 1st | Lisa Daftari
    Thereís much to celebrate as Army Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl goes back to his family in Idaho after nearly five years in captivity in Afghanistan. Yet pivotal questions arise this morning as details surrounding the case surface, including Bergdahlís leave from his army base and his fatherís possible ties, at least via social media, to the Taliban. It is still a mystery why Bergdahl, 28, voluntarily left his Army base five years ago, suggesting he deserted or went missing, according to a USA Today story. ďItís not the modus operandi for Islamic terrorists to detain American troops when captured,Ē Allen West,...
  • Five of the Most Dangerous Taliban Commanders in U.S. Custody Exchanged for American Captive

    06/01/2014 6:39:48 AM PDT · by usconservative · 36 replies
    Weekly Standard ^ | May 31st, 2014 | Thomas Joscelyn
    Excerpt: The Obama administration announced today that Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, who has been held by the Taliban for several years, has been freed from his captors. Reading the stories of his newfound freedom it is impossible not to feel joy for Bergdahl and his family. NBC News reports that Bergdahl held up a sign once he was on board an American helicopter that read, ďSF?Ē The operators quickly confirmed that they were in fact U.S. Special Forces: ďYes, weíve been looking for you for a long time.Ē ďOn behalf of the American people, I was honored to call his parents...
  • Meriam Ibrahim: Sudan 'to free' death row woman

    05/31/2014 10:18:43 AM PDT · by Islander7 · 27 replies
    BBC ^ | May 31, 2014 | Staff
    Sudanese authorities are to free a woman who was sentenced to death for having abandoned the Islamic faith, a foreign ministry official says. Meriam Ibrahim, who gave birth to a daughter in custody, will be freed in a few days' time, the official said. Abdullahi Alzareg, an under-secretary at the foreign ministry, said Sudan guaranteed religious freedom and was committed to protecting the woman.
  • Quincy man charged in Boston Marathon bombing

    05/30/2014 5:19:49 AM PDT · by outpostinmass2 · 16 replies
    A Quincy man has been charged with obstructing the investigation of the Boston Marathon bombings, the U.S. Attorney's Office just announced. Khairullozhon Matanov, 23, is charged in an indictment that was unsealed today, with one count of destroying, altering, and falsifying records, documents, and tangible objects in a federal investigation, specifically information on his computer, and three counts of making materially false, fictitious, and fraudulent statements in a federal terrorism investigation. Developing ...
  • Iran's Nuclear Masters - Tehran has kept its core team of weaponization researchers intact.

    05/28/2014 3:50:41 PM PDT · by Dave346 · 2 replies
    Wall Street Journal ^ | May 27, 2014 2:09 p.m. ET
    The International Atomic Energy Agency and Iran last week issued a joint statement in which Tehran pledged to apprise the Agency of "the initiation of high explosives, including the conduct of large scale high explosives experimentation in Iran." In a word: weaponization, the most secretive dimension of the Iranian nuclear program. Tehran's willingness to broach the topic will be hailed by supporters of the current talks as a sign that they're yielding results. Yet Iran has thus far dismissed as "fabrications" evidence of its weaponization work compiled by the IAEA. We'll believe honest disclosures of prior weaponization activity when we...
  • The big charade: Nuclear diplomacy is a flop, the finale is secretly postponed to 2015

    05/24/2014 5:22:08 PM PDT · by Dave346 · 3 replies
    DEBKAfile ^ | May 24, 2014, 7:45 PM (IDT)
    All hands on board the project for proving that Iran is amenable to dialogue and concessions on its nuclear program worked overtime this week to mask the truth, which is that negotiations were going nowhere. On May 21, Iranís President Hassan Rouhani, for instance, said ďThe nuclear negotiation is progressing and is on the threshold of reaching a conclusion." On May 23, the Vienna-based nuclear watchdog, the International Atomic Energy Agency, reported that the nuclear stockpile left to Iran after most of its enriched material, 80 percent, had been either converted or diluted ďwas far below the 250 kg which...
  • Iran Throws Monkey Wrench Into Nuclear Deal (Iran lays out it's red lines)

    05/21/2014 9:07:38 AM PDT · by Dave346 · 11 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 8:20 PM 05/18/2014 | Reza Khalili
    Iran has thrown up new roadblocks to reaching a deal with the P5+1 world powers over its illicit nuclear program. Three days of negotiations in the fourth round of Geneva discussions ended Friday in arguments and confrontations when the Iranian team presented their countryís new ďred lines,Ē diminishing any hope by the Obama administration to claim victory in its approach to Iranís nuclear ambitions, according to reports from Iran. Hossein Shariatmadari, a former torturer and now managing editor of the conservative newspaper Keyhan, the mouthpiece of the countryís supreme leader, in an Op-Ed published Saturday revealed details of the Geneva...
  • ROBERT SPENCER DEFINES THE WAR AGAINST JIHAD

    05/19/2014 3:09:27 PM PDT · by Biggirl · 5 replies
    Breitbart ^ | May 19,2014 | Andrew E. Harrod
    "America is at war; and has been since at least September 11, 2001, but no one is really sure who with," Robert Spencer writes in his recently released Arab Winter Comes to America: The Truth about the War We're In. Thankfully, Spencer's important book makes a significant contribution in clarifying this catastrophic confusion.
  • Nice of NYC to invite Dubya to speak at today's memorial.... < /sarcasm>

    05/15/2014 7:19:50 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 14 replies
    5/15/14
    The clown who wants to capitulate to Islam is rambling on, pretending he cares... No sign of the great leader who stood up in the crisis. History is being re-written by Bush's exclusion. Crap.
  • Nigeria: Nigeria' s Boko Haram Begins to Destabilise Cameroon [Obama & Hillary Fail]

    05/14/2014 2:52:02 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 5 replies
    allafrica.com ^ | 5/14/14 | Ngala Killian Chimtom
    Senior defence officials say that Cameroon has been infiltrated by Nigeria's Islamist extremist group Boko Haram and there are fears that this central African nation, known for its stability, is drifting into chaos. "Right now, we are being infiltrated by Boko Haram. The military has decided to strengthen the intelligence system to effectively counter this threat, which seems to be gaining local support," says Colonel Didier Badjeck, spokesperson for the Cameroon Ministry of Defence.