The Kurds under attack

The essence of the matter can be expressed in one sentence. The United States has found the Kurds to be effective allies in Syria fighting the jihadists; Turkey accuses the Kurds of carrying out terrorist attacks against its citizens. Continue reading

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Palestinians: The Nightmare of Christians

Without question, Samir Qumsieh is one of the most courageous Christian leaders in the Middle East. Qumsieh is one of the few willing to risk his life to speak out against Muslim persecution of Christians in the Palestinian territories and the Middle East, generally. Continue reading

Is Hamas Fighting in Libya?

A startling claim is buried within a routine new United Nations report: That a Palestinian militant group is operating in Libya. The Panel of Experts on Libya, a United Nations working group, announced that its years-long investigation confirmed longstanding Libyan claims regarding “the presence of Palestinian military experts in Tripoli.” Continue reading

Threat of Homegrown Extremism Mounting in the U.S.

House report tracks eight percent increase in jihadist cases over past month.

Cases of homegrown extremism have increased over the past month, posing a mounting threat to United States security, according to a new House Homeland Security Committee report released Monday. Continue reading

Fleet Exchange

The Navy aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson is now taking over station in the Persian Gulf, ready to harrass the Islamic State terrorists. The San Diego-based Vinson is accompanied in the region by the guided-missile cruiser USS Bunker Hill and the guided-missile destroyers USS Gridley, USS Sterett and USS Dewey. The entire strike group left home Aug 22. with about 6,200 sailors for its scheduled deployment to the Western Pacific and the Middle East. Continue reading

Hizb ut-Tahrir in the UK

Hizb ut-Tahrir (HT), or the “Party of Liberation,” is a revolutionary Islamist party that is actively working in over forty countries worldwide to establish an expansionist state and, ultimately, a new world order based on Islamist principles. Continue reading