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Independent Kurdistan

Iraqi Kurdistan’s recent referendum on whether to declare independence from Baghdad garnered only slight attention in the U.S. Even the overwhelming vote (93 percent favored independence) and America’s long involvement in the region did not make the story more prominent. Via: John R. Bolton Nonetheless, we would be badly mistaken to underestimate its importance for U.S. policy throughout the Middle East. ...

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Geert Wilders: ‘If we don’t fight, Europe will become Arabia’

Geert Wilders, the head of the now second-largest Dutch political party — Party for Freedom (PVV) — says the rapid Islamization of Europe poses an existential threat, one that the traditional parties are ignoring • Time is running out, he warns. Via: Eldad Beck   Geert Wilders’ office in the Dutch Parliament at The Hague looks like a bunker. To reach ...

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The More ISIS Loses Ground, the More Lethal It Becomes

Its forces in Raqqa are prepared to use same defensive tactics the organization used in Mosul, including roadside bombs, mines, booby-trapped houses and car bombs, all with goal of causing as many casualties as possible. Via: Zvi Bar’el                      Reports by the Syrian Democratic Forces about the opening of their assault on ...

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London Gave Shelter to Radical Islam and Now It’s Paying the Price

The U.K. has mistakenly subcontracted the management of its Muslim population to community brokers. British law enforcement struggling to cope with a burgeoning wave of terrorism? It’s the ghost of the Raj, British rule in India, that has come back to haunt Britain, says Gilles Kepel, a leading French expert on fundamentalist Islam and the author of “Terror in France: ...

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Germany Let In Hundreds Of “Former” Taliban Fighters

An explosive report from the German publication Der Spiegel says a new investigation was launched recently by Merkel’s security authorities into whether or not Hundreds of Afghan refugees are former Taliban fighters. Via: Joshua Caplan In the course of the refugee crisis, several thousand Taliban fighters from Afghanistan may have come to Germany since the year 2015 . According to SPIEGEL information, the Federal Office ...

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The Chinese Approach to Radical Islam

There are roughly 22 million Muslims living in China today. The dominant Muslim minority group is the Uyghurs, a Sunni population who speak a Turkish dialect and live in the northwestern province of Xinjiang, home to 10 million Chinese Muslims. Via: jcpa.org Unlike other Muslim groups, Uyghurs have demanded their independence and have sought to establish a separate political and religious ...

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13,000 secretly hanged in Syrian jail, says Amnesty

As many as 13,000 opponents of Bashar al-Assad were secretly hanged in one of Syria’s most infamous prisons in the first five years of the country’s civil war as part of an extermination policy ordered by the highest levels of the Syrian government, according to Amnesty International.  Via: Theguardian.com Many thousands more people held in Saydnaya prison died through torture ...

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Sweden’s unethical and unlawful ­­ arms deals with ‘ISIS-backing’ Saudis

By Prof Marcello Ferrada de Noli, Prime Minister of Sweden Stefan Löfven, and with him the Swedish arms-dealer magnate Jacob Wallenberg, are travelling to Saudi Arabia for an official visit. The meetings with the Saudis, as announced by the Swedish Radio, shall aim to “increase the exchange” between the two countries. [1] At the same time, the Chairman of the ...

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The Bin Ladin Operation : Minutes and Years

In the early morning hours of May 2, 2011-Pakistan time (afternoon of May 1-Eastern Daylight Time), a US military raid on an al-Qa`ida compound killed Usama Bin Ladin, America’s most wanted terrorist. The mission’s success was the culmination of many years of complex, thorough, and highly advanced intelligence operations and analyses led by the CIA with support from partners across ...

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