ISIL Attacks Warn Of A Re-emergence In Northeast Syria

An attack on a Ramadan iftar on Wednesday was the latest to be blamed on ISIL in Syria’s northeast. Beirut, Lebanon – ISIL (ISIS) is believed to have carried out a spate of attacks in the past week in northeastern Syria, an indication, experts and monitors have said, that the group is potentially on the rise once again. A suspected ISIL […]


President Trump Meets Troops

President Trump paid an unannounced visit to Afghanistan to celebrate the Thanksgiving holiday with U.S. troops. The President expressed gratitude to the troops for their tremendous sacrifice and significant service to both the U.S. and Afghanistan. During the visit, the President met with Afghanistan leader President Ashraf Ghani, posed for photos, and served turkey to the troops. It was President […]


Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi World’s Most Wanted Man Killed

Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the fugitive leader of the Islamic State (IS) group, has been killed in a U.S. military operation in northwest Syria, President Donald Trump has announced. Speaking from the White House, Mr. Trump said Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi detonated his suicide vest during a raid by special forces late on Saturday. “He died after running into a dead-end tunnel, […]


We Will Uphold Our Values — A Free And Open Society

“We are strong. And we are resilient.  And we will not be terrorized.” President Obama in his weekly address expressed alarm and sadness at the massacre of the 14 people who died at the hands of a couple whom it is alleged have had connection to the terrorist group, ISIS. “Our hearts are with the people of San Bernardino—another American […]


Republicans Turn Up The Anti-Refugees Volume

Obama charged that the Republicans’ rhetoric was a “potent recruitment tool for ISIS.” Just when one thought that the Republicans were taking a deep breath following the terrorist action in Paris which resulted in the death of over 100 people, a massacre occurred in California, killing 14 people. Now, as the dust begins to settle and investigators continue to pin […]


British Schoolgirls ‘Travel East To Join ISIS Terrorist Group’

There seems to be no letting up by the Islamic State terrorist group in their attempt to recruit young Westerners. According to a recent press report, three east London school girls have travelled to Turkey, and British authorities suspect they may have traveled to that country with the view of crossing the Syrian border to join the Islamic terrorist group. […]


Wake Me Up When It’s All Over

“So wake me up when it’s all over when I’m wiser and I’m older All this time I was finding myslef And I didn’t know I was lost” The foregoing chorus is taken from the song titled ”Wake Me Up.” It is written and sung by Aloe Blacc, a true break out song for the artist. It is certainly apt […]


The Eagle Flies To The East While The Bear Lurks

The Islamic State (IS) militant group, also known as Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS), in its bid to create an Islamic state across the Sunni areas of Iraq and Syria, continues to run rampant in the Middle East by capturing large territories, carrying out public executions, kidnapping and raping women as well as looting oil resources and money […]