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U.S. weighs deploying up to 1,000 ‘reserve’ troops for IS fight

U.S. President Donald Trump’s administration is weighing a deployment of up to 1,000 American soldiers to Kuwait to serve as a reserve force in the fight against Islamic State as U.S.-backed fighters accelerate the offensive in Syria and Iraq, U.S. officials told Reuters. Via: Proponents of the option, which has not been previously reported, said it would provide U.S. commanders ...

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Donald Trump takes the fight to China – in 140 tweet characters or less!

President-elect Donald Trump has taken a fresh swipe at China just two days after a controversial phone call with Taiwan’s president that upended decades of diplomatic protocol. Trump, in two tweets late Sunday, accused China of keeping its currency artificially low and of military posturing in the South China Sea — home to a tense territorial dispute. “Did China ask ...

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Hungary vows to fight EU over ‘forcing’ migrant quotas

The Hungarian Prime Minister ordered a nationwide referendum on October 2 which will see the Hungarian people asked if they want to accept any future EU mandatory quote system for resettling migrants. Mr Orban has been at the forefront of a wave of anti-EU sentiment sweeping the bloc. Hungary has registered more than 19,000 asylum applications this year and it’s ...

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Italy fight to block building of new mosque close to Leaning Tower of Pisa

Campaigners in Tuscany are fighting against a plan to build a mosque a few hundred yards from the Leaning Tower of Pisa. They are concerned that it is too close to the stone tower, one of Italy’s best known tourist attractions, and fear that it could become a centre for radicalisation of local Muslims, of whom there are around 600. The ...

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Is Sweden’s Fight against Islamic Terrorism and Extremism?

ihadists who come to Sweden know that there are many liberal politicians looking for invisible “right-wing extremists”, and feminists who think what is really important is using “gender perspective” in the fight against extremism and terrorism. Perhaps the Swedish government has a secret plan to convince jihadists to become feminists? As usual, Swedish politicians have chosen to politicize the fight ...

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Russia is allowing homegrown Muslim radicals to go fight in Syria

For years Islamic militants in Russia were hunted by police. But then the authorities changed tack and allowed some to travel to the Middle East, sources say.  NOVOSASITLI, Russia – Four years ago, Saadu Sharapudinov was a wanted man in Russia. A member of an outlawed Islamist group, he was hiding in the forests of the North Caucasus, dodging patrols ...

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