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Kurds spoof Islamic State as sex crazed morons

Music video ridicules the jihadist movement with satire, calls its members ‘dirty, filthy and brainless’ By Tamar Pileggi Kurdish television spoofs the Islamic State (screen capture: YouTube/MEMRI) An Iraqi Kurdish television station joined the battle against the Islamic State with a parody music video mocking the terrorist organization as a band of sex-crazed morons. “We are … Continue reading

No Strategy to Counter ISIS Propaganda in the U.S.

by Keith Koffler  Always a day late and a buck short with this White House. And the buck is always getting passed to someone else. Once again, the president who promised to fundamentally transform America into a land more reliant than ever on government has done more than any previous president to prove government’s shortcomings. This White House … Continue reading

Boko Haram abducts scores of young women

Residents told the bishop that scores of gunmen on motorcycles stormed their village, Garta, despite claims of Nigeria cease-fire DAKAR, Senegal: Scores of young women have been kidnapped in new abductions by Islamist militants in Nigeria, according to local journalists, a Roman Catholic bishop and news reports, indicating that Boko Haram’s campaign of violence is … Continue reading

Historic Justice: A Kurdish State Now

Dr. Mordechai Kedar The borders of most of the Arab countries east of the Mediterranean were delineated in the period following WWI, on the ruins of the Ottoman Empire. The borders were fixed on the basis of British and French interests and the ties those two countries had formed with local groups. Two non-Muslim groups … Continue reading

ISIS Used Chemical Weapons Against Iraqi Forces

Rumored chlorine gas attack in Iraq raises questions – was the group’s stronghold in Syria responsible for other attacks? By Tova Dvorin Chemical Weapons Suits Reuters The US is investigating reports that terror group Islamic State (ISIS) used chemical weapons against the Iraqi military, after separate accounts from both an unnamed Iraqi Defense official and … Continue reading

A Tale of Three Twitter Feeds: Hamas Tweets in Arabic, English, and Hebrew

Analysis of the social-media messaging of Hamas’ military wing reveals distinct voices for the West, the Arab Middle East, and Israel By Aaron Magid| An example of al-Qassam’s Arabic Twitter feed from August, 2014. (Twitter @qassam_arabic1) During the late afternoon on Aug. 26, hours before the Egyptian-mediated ceasefire in Gaza began, Hamas’ military wing—Al-Qassam Brigades—launched … Continue reading

Will ISIS be Next to Jump the White House Fence?

by Daniel Greenfield Undocumented election season has begun early with everyone and their cousin getting into the White House by jumping over the fence. A 23-year-old Maryland man was in custody Wednesday night after he climbed over the White House fence and was swiftly apprehended on the North Lawn by uniformed Secret Service agents and … Continue reading

Here’s the latest news from the 8th century

By Rick Moran Two unrelated incidents in Syria involving Islamists show that it’s not just Islamic State who wants to take us all back to the 8th century. Reuters: A man and a woman have been stoned to death for adultery in separate executions in jihadist-controlled areas of Syria, a monitoring group reported on Tuesday. … Continue reading