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The long hunt for Isis leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi

Day and night for the past three years, an unprecedented number of the world’s spies have zeroed in on a patch of Iraq and Syria to hunt for one man. Their target, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the leader of the Islamic State terrorist group, has eluded them all. But only just. By – Martin Chulov The most wanted man on the planet has ...

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U.S.-Backed Force Could Cement a Kurdish Autonomy in Syria

A plan to create a new American-backed, Kurdish-led border force in northeastern Syria has raised alarms in the region that the United States may be helping to cement an autonomous Kurdish enclave that could further divide the country. By – Anne Barnard  The 30,000-strong force, vehemently opposed by Russia, Turkey, Iran and the Syrian government, could also ignite a new phase ...

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Political Islam, a Totalitarian Doctrine

Totalitarianism is a political system of absolute power where the state has no limit to its authority and regulates every aspect of public and private life. By – Bill Warner THE NATURE OF ISLAM The most common assumption about Islam is that it is a religion based on the Koran. However, the religious aspect is only a small part of Islam. ...

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New Year’s Eve party in Berlin to have ‘safe zone’ for women

Organisers of Berlin’s New Year’s Eve celebrations are to set up a “safe zone” for women for the first time. By – bbc.com The new security measures planned for the Brandenburg Gate party come amid concerns about sexual assaults. A large number of assaults and robberies targeting women at Cologne’s New Year’s Eve celebrations two years ago horrified Germany. Hundreds of ...

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Marcus Knuth Danish immigration official: Refugees should be sent home

A Danish MP has called for all refugees, even those with jobs, to be deported from the country once their home nations are deemed “safe”. By – Caroline Mortimer  Marcus Knuth, an immigration spokesman for the governing Liberal (Venstre) party, said all people who have been granted asylum in Denmark should be made to go back to their country of origin regardless of whether ...

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Trump’s Muslim Ban Is Working. Fewer Muslim Refugees, Immigrants, and Travelers Enter U.S. in 2017

During his campaign, President Trump promised to ban all Muslims outright until he could figure out “what is going on.” He later explained that this idea had developed into several policies that would have the same effect. By – David Bier  Since his inauguration, Trump has begun to implement them—they include slashing the refugee program, banning all immigration and travelers from several majority Muslim countries, and imposing new burdens on all ...

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The Collapse of the Islamic State? What Comes Next?

On June 29, 2014, ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi declared the establishment of the Islamic Caliphate by the Islamic State in Syria and Iraq. In the summer of 2014, at the height of its expansion, the Islamic State’s territory covered about a third of Iraq and between a quarter and a third of Syria Via: terrorism-info.org That large expanse, from the outskirts ...

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Sweden paying millions to immigrants to leave the country

Record-hi  sums are paid to immigrants in Sweden to make them return to their home countries. Many of those returning are Afghans. So far this year, more than 67 million kronor have been paid in different return Funds. Via: svd.se So far this year, SEK 67 million has been paid in financial Funds to immigrants to get them to leave Sweden and ...

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Returning ISIS Jihadists Pose Long, Uncharted Challenge

For months now, Western counterterrorism experts have sounded the alarm: as ISIS loses ground, foreign fighters from America and Europe may try returning home. When they do, the experts cautioned, they will carry the terror threat with them, ready and willing to strike. Law enforcement needs to be prepared. Via: Abigail R. Esman Now, with the fall of the Iraqi city ...

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Hungary’s Viktor Orbán: Soros And Allies Using Mass Immigration To Destroy Europe’s

‘’To us, Europe is a Christian continent and we would like to keep it that way, and although we may not be able to preserve all of it, we would at least like to save the little slice of it that the Good Lord entrusted to the Hungarians.’’ – Hungarian Prime Minister, Viktor Orbán. Via:  Damien Cowley  At a conference Thursday ...

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