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I took the stance that a disgruntled employee who became a Muslim and beheaded a coworker was a case of workplace violence, not an act of terror. This did not sit well with some viewers. Jeff: Sep 29th, 11:29am How dare you call the attack on oklahoma “work ace violence”. You’re a fool and a [...]

Not what you’d expect from a Middle Eastern country, and certainly not Iraq. A new 30-part satirical series, “State of Myths,” which started airing on Iraqi state television Saturday, aims to expose the true nature of the Islamic State extremist organization — through slapstick and puns. The show demonstrates the extraordinary ability of people in [...]

The head of al Nusra, a Syrian opposition group linked to al Qaeda, says U.S. airstrikes will fail and that militants will retaliate in the West. Abu Mohamad al-Golani, in an audio message posted on pro-Nusra jihadi forums, urged European and US citizens to denounce the US actions if they wanted to keep out of [...]

An NBC/WSJ poll reveals that 45% of Americans want to use ground troops in the Middle East and 72% believe it will happen. Per NBC News, “45 percent are in favor of using [combat troops] if military commanders think they’re the best way to defeat the ISIS army, while 37 percent are opposed.” (It could [...]

U.S. intelligence didn’t properly estimate the rise of ISIS, acknowledged President Obama on “60 Minutes.” The president was asked by 60 Minutes correspondent Steve Kroft about comments from Director of National Intelligence James Clapper, who has said the U.S. not only underestimated ISIS, it also overestimated the ability and will of the Iraqi military to [...]

After weeks of Republicans criticizing President Obama’s ISIS strategy, yet failing to actually say the thing they were trying to say, Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-OH), the highest-ranking Republican in the world, finally gave a straight answer to whether there should be U.S. ground troops in Syria. On Sunday morning’s This Week with George [...]

House Speaker John Boehner told ABC’s George Stephanopolous that President Obama’s current strategy is insufficient to defeat ISIS. “If the goal is to destroy ISIS, as the president says it is, I don’t believe the strategy that he outlined will accomplish that,” Boehner told ABC News Chief Anchor George Stephanopoulos in an exclusive interview for [...]

Maureen Dowd points it out, and it needs to be said more. Our “allies” in the fight against ISIS helped finance them in the first place. Atrocities against women that President Obama railed against at the United Nations are committed daily in these countries. But we need them for oil and to be consumers of [...]

The al-Qaeda-linked group in Syria, al-Nusra Front, has vowed to retaliate against the US airstrikes, which have also targeted their positions alongside key Islamic State group, or ISIS, installations. This is the first reaction from al-Nusra, which has been waging a deadly battle against President Bashar al-Assad in the conflict zone in Syria. In a [...]

The Muslim convert who beheaded a former coworker and stabbed another posted a decapitation photo on his Facebook page and warned that the Statue of Liberty would go up in flames. The shocking image is the most graphic in the collection of chilling posts on Alton Nolen’s profile. His page is filled with grim warnings [...]

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