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IS Brutality Eclipses Qaeda: Top German Spy

Intel Estimates 43,000 Islamists In Germany, 400 Germans Join Insurgency

BERLIN, Aug 31, (RTRS): Some young Muslims are attracted to the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria because of its brutality, which makes it appear “more authentic” than al-Qaeda, the head of Germany’s domestic intelligence agency said in an interview on Sunday. 378 more words


Egypt Strikes Jihadis After Decapitation Video

Breitbart, By KATIE GORKA, Sep. 1, 2014:

Within just days of a video surfacing showing the decapitation of four Egyptian nationals, the Cairo government took decisive military action and killed the leader of the Jihadist group alleged to have been responsible… 843 more words

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Islamic State Reportedly Bans Uploading Beheadings to Social Media

Frances Martel reports: The jihadist terror group Islamic State (IS), formerly known as ISIS, has become a particularly dangerous threat to the West through its guerrilla-style war tactics and decentralized organization, making targeting leaders more difficult for Western militaries. 415 more words


Report: 3 More Americans Killed Fighting with ISIS in Syria

PJ Media, by Patrick Poole, Aug. 31, 2014:

Reports this past week identified two Americans – Douglas McCain from San Diego and Abdiraaman Muhumad from Minneapolis — who were killed by Syrian rebel groups last weekend as they were fighting with ISIS. 121 more words

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Strange Bedfellows - Middle-East 'Frenemies'

The enemy of your enemy is your… frenemy; and so it is across the Middle East as the WSJ notes the spread of The Islamic State has united many parties once at odds with each other to become ‘strange bedfellows’. 319 more words


It Ain’t Over Till We Say It’s Over

Article in the NYT today about our ongoing inability to close Guantanamo (see article).

Did you know that this year, it is costing about $443 Million to incarcerate 149 people? 545 more words

British rocker mom joins ISIS, vows to 'behead Christians with blunt knife'

A British mother of two and former musician, who is believed to have gone to Syria to join the militant terror group Islamic State with her jihadist husband, has threatened to “behead Christians with a blunt knife.” 178 more words