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Islamists Conducting a New Jihad against the West

But, as regards the reward and blessing, there is one deed which is very great in comparison to all the acts of worship and all the good deed­[s] — and that is Jihad!” — Saudi publisher’s prefatory note, Jihad in the Qu’ran and Sunnah by Sheikh ‘Abdullah bin Muhammad bin Humaid. Via: William DiPuccio                   ...

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Iran are using cyberspace to target U.S. and its allies

The Latest on the Senate intelligence committee’s hearing on global threats (all times local) Via: mcclatchydc.com 10:40 a.m. The Trump administration’s national intelligence director says the U.S. sees Iran working to maintain last year’s nuclear agreement. Tehran’s rationale is that by sticking to the deal, it gets relief from U.S. sanctions and preserves some nuclear capabilities. Dan Coats tells the Senate ...

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Qatari Government Opens Mega-Mosque in Malmö, Sweden

Qatar’s Ministry of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs has opened Scandinavia’s largest mosque in Malmö, Sweden. Via:  Jack  Montgomery                    The 1,791 square metre Umm Al-Mu’minin Khadijah Mosque will be able to accommodate around 2,000 devotees and cost the Qatari government around three million euros, according to the Qatar News Agency. An absolute monarchy where the ...

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Islamic State magazine steers followers to U.S. gun shows for ‘easy’ access to weapons

In August, a former Islamic State recruit caused a stir when he described how the terrorist organization sought to exploit America’s lax gun laws. Via:  Derek Hawkins                     “They say the Americans are dumb — they have open gun policies” the recruit told the New York Times from a German prison. “They say we can radicalize ...

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The FBI translator who went rogue and married an ISIS terrorist

An FBI translator with a top-secret security clearance traveled to Syria in 2014 and married a key ISIS operative she had been assigned to investigate, CNN has learned. Via:  Scott Glover The rogue employee, Daniela Greene, lied to the FBI about where she was going and warned her new husband he was under investigation, according to federal court records. Greene’s saga, ...

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China Deploys Floating Nuclear Power Plant to South China Sea

A nuclear power plant on the sea would ensure a continuous supply of water as coolant — a necessity for any reactor. China’s motive for building the nuclear reactors is clear: to exert its dominance and influence throughout the area. Via:  Debalina Ghoshal  In April 2016, reports began coming in that China has plans to build floating nuclear power plants in the South ...

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U.S. Antimissile System in South Korea Is Said to Be Nearly Operational

The antimissile system that the United States deployed in South Korea over China’s objections is close to becoming operational, giving the two allies the capability to defend against missile attacks by the North, the South’s Defense Ministry said on Thursday. Via: Gerry Mullany The United States deployed the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense system, known as Thaad, in South Korea in ...

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Saudi Arabia elected to UN women’s rights commission

The United Nations’ Commission on the Status of Women touts itself as “the principal global intergovernmental body” that’s “exclusively dedicated to the promotion of gender equality and the empowerment of women.”  Via: fortune.com Yet last week Saudi Arabia joined its ranks. Saudi Arabia, along with 12 other nations, was approved as a member of the Commission for the 2018-2022 term by the ...

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Obama’s hidden Iran deal giveaway

When President Barack Obama announced the “one-time gesture” of releasing Iranian-born prisoners who “were not charged with terrorism or any violent offenses” last year, his administration presented the move as a modest trade-off for the greater good of the Iran nuclear agreement and Tehran’s pledge to free five Americans. Via: Josh Meyer “Iran had a significantly higher number of individuals, of ...

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CIA hunting for an insider who gave top-secret files to WikiLeaks

The Central Intelligence Agency has launched a manhunt for a traitor within its ranks after what has been called one of the worst security breaches in the organization’s history, CBS News reported on Wednesday. Via: businessinsider.com A joint CIA-FBI investigation is underway to determine how WikiLeaks got hold of thousands of top-secret files and published them in March — allegedly by way of ...

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