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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 [...]

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 [...]

Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Martin Dempsey says it will take 15,000 ground troops to do the job. “The answer is yes. There has to be a ground component in the campaign,” Dempsey said, appearing alongside Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel. “We need 12,000 to 15,000 to reclaim lost territory,” he said, referring to [...]

Andrew McCarthy at NRO says President Obama made up a phony group so he could show he’s tough on terror when he’s really not, because the left. Or something like that. You haven’t heard of the Khorosan Group because there isn’t one. It is a name the administration came up with, calculating that Khorosan — the [...]

Previous reports to the contrary, the FBI says about 12 Americans are fighting with ISIS in Syria. The U.S. now believes there are only about 12 Americans currently fighting alongside Islamic fanatics in Syria — far less than the 100 officials have cited for months. “When I use a number of more than 100, that [...]

An international coalition of scholars sent a letter to Abu Bakr, al-Baghdadi, the leader of the Islamic State, denouncing his actions. In a highly-detailed 17-page letter addressed to ISIS, also known as ISIL, leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi and his followers, 126 international Muslim educators and imams signed an agreement to refute ISIS’ jihad. The letter is [...]

Algerian terrorists conducted the beheading after warning France to back off attacking ISIS. Jund al-Khilafah — an Algerian Al Qaeda splinter group — executed Hervé Gourdel, French President Francois Hollande confirmed Wednesday. The terrorists released a gory video of the murder. On Sunday, the terrorists released a 42-minute audio statement promising they would kill the [...]

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