Category Islam

Commando Raids On ISIS Yield Vital Data In Shadowy War

Excerpts: So successful was that raid that seven months later, Ashton B. Carter, then the defense secretary, disclosed at a House hearing that he was creating a “specialized expeditionary targeting force.”   The commandos — initially numbering about 100 troops, including support personnel — would have a mission similar to, but smaller than, the one […]

Senior Iranian And Pakistani Intelligence Officials Provided Sanctuary & Safe Harbor To Osama Bin Laden New Book,”Exile:  The Stunning Inside Story Of Osama Bin Laden And al-Qaeda In Flight”; Describes How The World’s Most Wanted Terrorist Was Able To Survive & Evade U.S. Pursuers With A Lot Of Help From His Friends

Senior Iranian And Pakistani Intelligence Officials Provided Sanctuary & Safe Harbor To Osama Bin Laden New Book,”Exile:  The Stunning Inside Story Of Osama Bin Laden And al-Qaeda In Flight”; Describes How The World’s Most Wanted Terrorist Was Able To Survive & Evade U.S. Pursuers With A Lot Of Help From His Friends www.fortunascorner.com     […]

Saudi Arabia Rewrites Succession As King Replaces Heir With Son, 31

Saudi Arabia Rewrites Succession As King Replaces Heir With Son, 31 By Ben Hubbard, www.nytimes.com View Original June 21st, 2017 Mohammed bin Salman last year in France. Credit Stephanie De Sakutin/Agence France-Presse — Getty ImagesPhoto by: Stephanie De Sakutin/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images BEIRUT, Lebanon — King Salman of Saudi Arabia promoted his 31-year-old son, Mohammed bin […]

Tehran Says It’s Recent Missile Attack On Terrorists In Syria’s Eastern Region Of Deir ez Zor Was Coordinated With Syria & Damascus Knew About It

·        Tue 20 June 2017 – 01:08 ·         Mon / 19 June 2017 / 13:05 ·         Category: Politics ·         News Code: 96032916648 ·         Journalist : 71477 ·        Print Missile Attack On Terrorists Was Coordinated With Syrian Government: Iran Tehran (ISNA) – Iranian foreign ministry spokesman Bahram Ghasemi stressed on Monday that Iran’s missile attack on terrorist sites in Syria’s […]

Philippines Security Shaken As International Jihadists Seek Safe Haven

Philippines Security Shaken As International Jihadists Seek Safe Haven thecipherbrief.com · June 16, 2017 June 16, 2017 | Richard Javad Heydarian Richard Javad Heydarian Author, “Asia’s New Battlefield: U.S., China and the Struggle for the Western Pacific” As a Catholic-majority nation with a large Muslim minority in the southern islands, the Philippines has struggled with religious strife for […]

How Big A Threat Is Extremism In Southeast Asia?

How Big A Threat Is Extremism In Southeast Asia? By Ashley Westerman, www.npr.org View Original June 11th, 2017 A recent string of violent episodes in Southeast Asian countries sheds some light on the challenges facing this region as it grapples with extremism. In Indonesia last month, two suicide bombers blew themselves up at a Jakarta bus station. […]

Beyond Raqqa, An Even Bigger Battle To Defeat ISIS And Control Syria Looms

Beyond Raqqa, An Even Bigger Battle To Defeat ISIS And Control Syria Looms By Anne Barnard, www.nytimes.com View Original June 11th, 2017 Syrian Democratic Forces, made up of an alliance of Kurdish and Arab fighters, unloading ammunition supplied by the American-led coalition in an area north of Raqqa. Credit Delil Souleiman/Agence France-Presse — Getty ImagesPhoto by: Delil […]

Finally, A Gov’t That ‘Gets It:’ “Shoot Terrorists Yourselves” Czech Gov’t Tells Is Citizens How To Fight Islamic Jihadis

http://keepyourheadup.me/shoot-terrorists-czech-govt-tells-citizens-fight-islamic-jihadis/ “SHOOT TERRORISTS YOURSELVES” CZECH GOV’T TELLS ITS CITIZENS HOW TO FIGHT ISLAMIC JIHADIS Snoopy | June 5, 2017 | News | No Comments The Czech Republic, is perhaps the most pro-gun nation in Europe and their government says that putting weapons into the hands of citizens is the best defense against terror. According to data collated by Gunpolicy.org, a firearm […]

Here’s How Al Qaeda Protected Iran—Until Now

Excerpts: Other propaganda disseminated by ISIS has similarly sought to portray the group as the vanguard of Sunni opposition to Iranian-backed forces throughout the region.   There is no question that after today’s attacks inside Tehran, ISIS will ramp up its messaging along these lines. ISIS can finally claim to have brought the Sunni jihadists’ […]

New Decree Gives Russian National Guard The Power To Commandeer Regular Army Units; Some In Russia Are Calling The National Guard The ‘New NKVD,’ Or Secret Police

One reason for this move is likely related to the burgeoning Muslim population in Russia, the only ethnic group that is not experiencing a negative population growth.  And, Muslims in Russia are discriminated against; and, there is a growing militant Islamic strain that is a looming threat to the state. It is probably only a […]