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The Islamic State Has Nothing to Do With Islam

by Robert Spencer Whatever they may disagree about, Western leaders are in complete agreement about one thing: the new self-styled caliphate, the Islamic State, has nothing whatsoever to do with Islam. It’s a comforting, reassuring vision for Western non-Muslims facing a massive influx of Muslim immigrants and jittery about the prospect of Islamic terrorism, except … Continue reading

Hostage Steven Sotloff Is the Center of New ISIS Propaganda Campaign

Authors: Markham Nolan and Assaf Uni Jihadi media activists are orchestrating a new campaign on social networks in an attempt to ratchet up pressure on U.S. President Barack Obama. The ISIS militants want Obama to respond to their threats to execute American captive journalist Steven Sotloff. The well-planned campaign—which includes pre-formulated tweets, images and instructions for dissemination, all under … Continue reading

Destroy the ‘Islamic State’

  By John R. Bolton  The recent military successes of the Islamic State, also known as ISIS and ISIL, and the ongoing disintegration of Iraq’s “central” government have created a strategic crisis for the United States. Barack Obama’s belated, narrow authorization to use military force against the Islamic State does not constitute a coherent response, let … Continue reading

Islamic State captures huge air base in Syria

By Rick Moran Islamic State forces charged into a massive air base in northeastern Syria, sending Syrian army units flying and capturing – and beheading – dozens more. The terrorists reportedly used a child suicide bomber to breach the outer fence, and then stormed into the sprawling complex. IS lost about 500 fighters in the … Continue reading

CAIR: Never Mind ISIS, Israel is the Biggest Threat to World Peace

by The Investigative Project on Terrorism (IPT)  Vladimir Putin’s Russian forces remain poised for a possible takeover of neighboring Ukraine. Nuclear-armed North Korea is ruled by an unstable, nihilistic dictator who constantly makes new threats against American allies and the United States itself (along with some of its filmmakers). The Islamic State terrorist group slaughters as many people who cross … Continue reading

Dutch Official Calls ISIS A Zionist Plot

by Evelyn Markus The charge of “Islamophobia” is being used to silence people, so that any opposition will be neutralized before it can even start. On Tuesday last week, Yasmina Haifi, an official at the National Coordinator for Security and Counterterrorism in the Netherlands, tweeted: “ISIS has nothing to do with Islam. It is a … Continue reading

ISIS captures a-Tabqa airforce base in north-eastern Syria

ISIS militants announced Sunday that they had captured a-Tabqa airforce base in north-eastern Syria, a strategic location considered to be the Syrian government’s last stronghold in the area. It was reported three days ago that the militants had entered the base and began attacking headquarters. Roi Kais