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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

Destroy ISIS & the Islamic State Now

Gen. Allen: Destroy the Islamic State Now The brutal murder of the brave American journalist James Foley is meant to directly terrorize the world’s media, the international community, and the United States. If all the actions of the Islamic State, or IS, to date weren’t sufficiently reprehensible, this act and the potential for other similar … Continue reading

ISIS Must Be Destroyed

by KEITH KOFFLER I try, when I make decisions about important matters, to first figure out what, if anything, is unacceptable, and then work backwards from there. It makes the decision process easier. Say I’m thinking about what job to take. If I am told that at one of the jobs, the boss in a … Continue reading

Obama’s Gaza Game

While Israelis are fighting and dying, families huddling in bomb shelters and soldiers going off to face death, the men and women in suits and power suits moving through the great halls of diplomacy are using them as pawns in a larger game. During the Cold War, Israel was a pawn in a larger struggle … Continue reading

Benghazi declared Islamic emirate by militants

Al Arabiya News Libya’s Islamist militant group Ansar al-Sharia has said that it seized complete control of Benghazi late on Wednesday, declaring the city an “Islamic emirate,” the group’s representative said. Ansar al-Sharia is blacklisted by the United States over its alleged role in an attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, eastern Libya. An … Continue reading

Obama’s Muslim Founding Fathers

by Robert Spencer In his message to Muslims on their holiday Eid al-Fitr, issued Sunday, Barack Obama asserted that “Eid also reminds us of the many achievements and contributions of Muslim Americans to building the very fabric of our nation and strengthening the core of our democracy.” He did not, unfortunately, provide even a single … Continue reading