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Obama’s Top Ten New Ideas for Fighting ISIS

by Keith Koffler  With ISIS taking more towns in Syria and, on the other front, closing in on Baghdad, it appears President Obama’s strategy for “degrading and ultimately destroying” the Islamist psychos is failing. Some are calling for boots on the ground. But this is not necessary, as Obama has a backup plan. In fact, he … Continue reading

How is it that ISIS is winning?

President Obama has forced the military into a fight with one arm tied behind its back   Hussain Abdul-Hussain The Islamic State in Syria and al-Sham (ISIS) has not only survived the first blow from US airstrikes, it has made the strikes look irrelevant. As ISIS conquered new territory in Iraq’s western province of Anbar, … Continue reading

The Islamic State Is Here

by Robert Spencer During the recent race riots in Ferguson, Missouri, CNN’s Jake Tapper was walking down a street and filming a segment when someone emerged out of the shadows behind him, holding a banner emblazoned, “ISIS is here.” At that point it was just a threat, or a boast, or both, but on Tuesday … Continue reading

Black flags over Kobani

By Rick Moran Islamic State forces have entered some eastern neighborhoods of the strategic Kurdish city of Kobani on Tuesday as American planes hit targets around the city in support of Kurdish fighters defending the enclave. AP reported the ISIS black flag flying over several buildings in the city. Using armor and artillery, ISIS made … Continue reading

ISIS at the Border

by Matthew Vadum A Democratic congressman tried to use the might of the federal government to crush an investigation into reports that an Islamic terrorist group is using the Mexican border town of Ciudad Juarez as a base for launching an attack on the U.S. using car bombs or other vehicle borne improvised explosive devices … Continue reading

Living in a Sharia Enclave in America

by Y. Kerry Sara The United States and Western Europe are confronting the increasing threat of their citizens traveling to the Middle East to join the worldwide Islamic jihad. Over the past few months, numerous news reports have shed light on disaffected citizens from America and Britain joining the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria … Continue reading

It’s Time to Kick ISIS Members Out of America

by Daniel Greenfield Every week brings new reports of Muslims in America flocking to join ISIS. Those who aren’t killed in battle will eventually return to New York, to Los Angeles and to Minneapolis–Saint Paul. And they will stop being Iraq’s problem and become our problem. ISIS is more than just another terrorist group. It … 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