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Inside Iran April 10, 2017

Overview Iran strongly condemned the American missile attack on Syria, vowing to continue supporting Syria in the struggle against terrorism. Iranian President Hassan Rouhani told Syrian president Bashar Assad that the attack served only to strengthen the terrorists. Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei called the American attack on Syria a “strategic mistake,” saying that the United States was repeating the mistakes ...

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Russia Second Largest Threat To Netherlands

Russia’s efforts to destabilize the Netherlands, Europe and NATO are so serious that military intelligence agency MIVD considers it the second largest security risk to the Netherlands and the Western world in general. Terrorism stands in first place, MIVD General Major Onno Eichelsheim said at the presentation of the agency’s annual report on Monday, NU.nl reports. Via:  Janene Pieters The service ...

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Uzbekistan Claim They Warned Sweden About #StockholmAttack

The government of Uzbekistan is claiming they previously flagged to Swedish authorities that the Uzbek national behind the Stockholm terror attack was an Islamic State recruit Via: Chris Tomlinson Uzbekistan Foreign Minister Abdulaziz Kamilov said Friday that Uzbek security services had told Swedish authorities 39-year-old terrorist Rakhmat Akilov had links to Islamic State well before the attack that claimed the lives of four people. ...

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At least 68 children among 126 killed’ in bus bombing in Syria

At least 68 children were among 126 people killed in Saturday’s bomb attack on buses carrying evacuees from besieged Syrian towns, activists say. Via: bbc.com A vehicle filled with explosives hit the convoy near Aleppo. The UK-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitoring group said at least 109 evacuees from government-held towns were killed, along with aid workers and rebel soldiers. ...

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Two Russian warships are escorted through English Channel by Royal Navy

Two Russian warships were spotted sailing through the North Sea this morning, Ministry of Defence confirms They will continue through the English Channel but it is not clear what their final destination will be Top military officer warned that there is now more Russian naval activity in Europe than in the Cold War Tensions between Britain and Russia are severely ...

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Norway: Threat of Jihad

Norway seems to be making the same poorly thought-out choices as Britain. It has apparently not occurred to these authorities that encouraging Muslims in prison to study the Quran and hadiths, with their exhortations to jihad against the “infidels”, may in itself serve to radicalize the inmates. Via: gatestoneinstitute.org  The Norwegian Police Security Service (PST) just published in February its yearly ...

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Susan Rice’s track record is taking a beating

While Rice’s ascent in Democratic foreign policy circles is the stuff of legend, she has also demonstrated a completely unhelpful tendency to say the wrong thing to the media. And it’s come back to bite her twice just this month. Via: washingtonpost.com The most recent example was highlighted Monday by The Post’s Fact Checker, Glenn Kessler. In an NPR interview three ...

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Erdogan is openly challenging Europe

This is the first time that Erdogan is openly challenging a concerted European stand.  Via: gatestoneinstitute.org Turkey’s foreign policy and the rhetoric that presumably went to support it, has, during the past several years, aimed less at achieving foreign policy goals and more at consolidating voters’ support for the Ankara government. Self-aggrandizing behavior has predominantly shaped policy and functioned to please ...

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U.S. backed plan to launch chemical weapon attack on Syria and blame it on Assad’s regime

                 29 January 2013 Leaked emails have allegedly proved that the White House gave the green light to a chemical weapons attack in Syria that could be blamed on Assad’s regime and in turn, spur international military action in the devastated country. Via: dailymail.co.uk  A report released on Monday contains an email exchange between ...

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Syria’s civil war the bloodiest conflicts in the world today

Syria’s civil war is not only one of the bloodiest conflicts in the world today, it’s also one of the most complicated. Via: Brünnhilde  It started out as an uprising against President Bashar al-Assad, but now it’s a free-for-all.  ISIS controls a big chunk of the country, but they are under attack from all sides. The Kurdish YPG and its allies ...

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