Category Islam

Chinese Jihadis’ Rise In Syria Raises Concerns At Home

Interesting.  RCP   Chinese Jihadis’ Rise In Syria Raises Concerns At Home By BASSEM MROUE AND GERRY SHIH | Associated Press | Published: April 22, 2017 Turkistan Islamic Party, www.stripes.com View Original April 22nd, 2017 BEIRUT — Many don’t speak Arabic and their role in Syria is little known to the outside world, but the Chinese […]

Life After Islamic State: ‘They Taught Us How To Decapitate A Person’

http://m.spiegel.de/international/world/mosul-schools-reopen-after-islamic-state-occupation-a-1142905.html INTERNATIONAL Life After Islamic State ‘They Taught Us How To Decapitate A Person’ For over two years, Islamic State controlled the Iraqi city of Mosul, including its schools. Now that the U.S.-led coalition has pushed the Islamists out, the city’s teachers face a dilemma: How do you reshape the minds of children who were […]

State Department: Background Briefing On The Effort To Defeat ISIS

https://www.state.gov/r/pa/prs/ps/2017/04/269461.htm Background Briefing On The Effort To Defeat ISIS Share Special Briefing Senior State Department Official Via Teleconference Washington, DC April 4, 2017 MODERATOR: Thank you very much, and thanks to all the participants who joined us this afternoon. This is a on-background conference call with [Senior State Department Official]. Just a reminder of our ground […]

Why The London Attacker Was No Lone Wolf

Friday, March 24, 2017 Why The London Attacker Was No Lone Wolf Dispelling a Dangerous Myth Jytte Klausen https://www.foreignaffairs.com/print/1119708 JYTTE KLAUSEN is the Lawrence A. Wien Professor of International Cooperation at Brandeis University and an Affiliate at the Center for European Studies at Harvard University. The terrorist attack near the British Parliament on Wednesday, in […]

Shedding Some Light On The Pentagon’s Most Shadowy Aviation UnitsShedding Some Light On The Pentagon’s Most Shadowy Aviation Units

Shedding Some Light On The Pentagon’s Most Shadowy Aviation Units thedrive.com · by Joseph Trevithick · March 21, 2017 On May 2, 2011, a group of special operators from the top secret Joint Special Operations Command (JSOC) descended on an unassuming compound in Abbottabad, Pakistan. In an ensuing fire-fight, members of SEAL Team Six shot and killed infamous […]

The World On January 20, 2017: By Victor Davis Hansen

The World On January 20, 2017 March 14, 2017 3:31 pm / Leave a Comment / victorhanson by Victor Davis Hanson// National Review Red-blue tensions at home, mounting dangers abroad Most Americans are worried about our domestic crises. Obama left office after doubling the debt to $20 trillion. Near-zero interest rates over eight years have […]

Is Iran Attempting To Thwart U.S. Naval Surveillance Of Its Ballistic Missile Activities? Latest Provocative Actions By Iran’s Revolutionary Guard Corps Challenging U.S.. Navy Ships Intended To Disrupt American Snooping On Tehran’s Ballistic Missile Progress

Is Iran Attempting To Thwart U.S. Naval Surveillance Of Its Ballistic Missile Activities?  Latest Provocative Actions By Iran’s Revolutionary Guard Corps Challenging U.S.. Navy Ships Intended To Disrupt American Snooping On Tehran’s Ballistic Missile Progress   http://www.fortunascorner.com         That’s one of the reasons that Iran has been aggressive in challenging U.S. military vessels […]

Iran & Assad Regime Reportedly Near A Deal To Allow Tehran To Build Military Base At Syrian/Mediterranean Port Of Latakia

Iran & Assad Regime Reportedly Near A Deal To Allow Tehran To Build Military Base At Syrian/Mediterranean Port Of Latakia http://www.fortunascorner.com           Barney Breen writes in the Mach 10, 2017 edition of the Jerusalem Post, that “Iran is on the verge of reaching a deal with the ‘regime’ of Syrian ‘President Assad […]

Two Articles/Studies: ‘Iran’s Assad Regime;’ & ‘The Pitfalls Of Relying On Kurdish Forces To Counter ISJIS’

Iran’s Assad Regime The Pitfalls of Relying on Kurdish Forces to Counter ISIS_ Both studies were produced by the Institute For The Study Of War; and can be accessed at the links provided above.  V/R, RCP

Seven Terror Suspects Arrested ‘In The Nick Of Time’ Over Plot To Kill Saudi King Salman In Kuala Lumpur As He Embarked On Lavish Asia Tour With 1,500-Strong Entourage

Seven Terror Suspects Arrested ‘In The Nick Of Time’ Over Plot To Kill Saudi King Salman In Kuala  Lumpur As He Embarked On Lavish Asia Tour With 1,500-Strong Entourage www.fortunascorner.com       Reuters News Service and the Daily Mail Online reported in the March 7, 2017 edition of the later, that seven Islamic militants were […]