To Defeat ISIS, Ignore Partisan Alarmists And Send Smart Diplomats

To Defeat ISIS, Ignore Partisan Alarmists And Send Smart Diplomats

It is entirely appropriate that the appalling crimes of the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, which openly declares genocidal intentions, have inspired demands for forceful action ...

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‘Hundreds’ Of Americans Linked To IS: Lawmaker

‘Hundreds’ Of Americans Linked To IS: Lawmaker

Washington (AFP) - Several hundred U.S. citizens may have had contact with Islamic State jihadists in Syria, the chairman of the powerful House Intelligence Committee said Sunday. ...

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Weekend Reader: ‘Before The First Shots Are Fired: How America Can Win Or Lose Off The Battlefield’

Weekend Reader: ‘Before The First Shots Are Fired: How America Can Win Or Lose Off The Battlefield’

Should America act as the world's police? Are we even capable of doing so? Few Americans are better qualified to answer these urgent questions than retired four-star general Tony  ...

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United States Says No Plan To Raise Terror Alert Level After British Move

United States Says No Plan To Raise Terror Alert Level After British Move

Washington (AFP) -- The White House said Friday that it had no plans to raise terror alert levels in the United States, despite Britain's decision to raise its threat level to "se ...

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Britain Raises Security Threat From ‘Substantial’ To ‘Severe’

Britain Raises Security Threat From ‘Substantial’ To ‘Severe’

By Christine Mai-Duc, Los Angeles Times Responding to recent events in Syria and Iraq, Britain has upgraded its security threat level to "severe," the government announced Friday, ...

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Obama Signals No Immediate Syria Strikes, Says No U.S. Strategy Yet

Obama Signals No Immediate Syria Strikes, Says No U.S. Strategy Yet

Washington (AFP) - U.S. President Barack Obama on Thursday signaled there would not be immediate U.S. military strikes in Syria, saying that Washington was still developing a stra ...

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Terrorism Experts See Long, Tough Battle To Contain Islamic State

Terrorism Experts See Long, Tough Battle To Contain Islamic State

By Carol J. Williams, Los Angeles Times While the world has recoiled in horror at the atrocities committed by Islamic State radicals, the violence has helped the militant group re ...

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U.S. Journalist, Home From Hostage Ordeal, Gives Thanks

U.S. Journalist, Home From Hostage Ordeal, Gives Thanks

Boston (AFP) - A U.S. journalist taken hostage by Al-Qaeda-linked militants in Syria thanked those who supported him during his two years in captivity Wednesday, saying he was "ju ...

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