As he was being released from an American detention camp in Iraq
in 2009, the man who will go on to head the powerful ISIS group
issued a menacing warning to his former captors.
‘I’ll see you guys in New York,’ Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi reportedly
told U.S. Army reservists from Long...
Emboldened militants, backed by Sunni tribal leaders, pushed
toward Baghdad on Friday as increasingly nervous U.S. officials
mulled their limited options to help slow the militants’
In recent days, Iran has sent about 500 Revolutionary Guard
troops to fight alongside Iraqi government security forces in
Diyala province, a senior security...
Is there anything left of the WH and State Department spin on
Beghazi at this point?
A targeting memo sent to the State Department by the Defense
Department’s Africa Command two days after the Benghazi attack
listed 11 suspects with ties to Al Qaeda and other groups,
counter-terrorism and congressional sources...
Earlier reports indicated it was the horrific nature of the ISIS
attacks that caused much of the Iraqi army to flee. These are
likely the details behind those reports.
More at link below.
The full horror of the jihadists’ savage victories in Iraq
emerged yesterday as witnesses told of streets lined with
And Iran will get a foothold where we least want them to. Thanks
for nothing, Barry.
Iranian forces joined Iraq’s battle against insurgents taking
over a growing swath of the country as the Baghdad government
girded to protect the capital and the U.S. weighed direct military
assistance, including possible airstrikes.
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Fighters linked to al-Qaeda have killed two rebel leaders in
bombings in Syria, in an apparent shift of tactics to target the
command structures of their rivals, media outlets reported on
The UK-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported that
Adnan Bakour, the leader of Liwa al-Tawhid, was among 26
Developing as they say.
At least five hotels near the Super Bowl stadium and the office
of former mayor Rudy Giuliani have received envelopes containing a
suspicious white powder.
The FBI and other law enforcement agencies continue to
investigate the potential targets; initial reports said that three
New Jersey hotels found...
Federal prosecutors on Thursday announced they will seek the death penalty against 20-year-old Dzhokhar Tsarnaev in the Boston Marathon bombing, instantly raising the stakes in what could be one of the most wrenching trials the city has ever seen.
via Dzhokhar Tsarnaev – Marathon Bombing.
Two of the men forever linked by last year’s Boston Marathon
bombings will be guests of Michelle Obama for the State of the
Union address on Tuesday night.
Jeff Bauman — the 27-year-old who lost both legs in the attack —
and Carlos Arredondo — the 53-year-old wearing a cowboy hat
Hey, let’s hold the Olympics in the middle of a hot bed of
Washington (CNN) — American athletes are being warned not to
wear their Olympic uniforms outside of the upcoming Winter Games in
Sochi, Russia, where they will be under the watchful eye of U.S.
security officials who will attend...
Reuters – Israel said on Wednesday it had arrested two
Palestinians from East Jerusalem who were planning to carry out
attacks for al Qaeda, including on the U.S. Embassy, with the help
of foreign suicide bombers posing as Russian tourists.
The men were recruited by another al Qaeda agent in the
Michael Smith, president of the private nonprofit institution,
said Saturday that families of the victims were being informed and
arrangements being made to send their remains home.
He did not identify the employees out of respect for the
families, but said one had just recently joined the faculty of
A rare bipartisan report by the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence released Wednesday attempted to put to rest conspiracy theories and politically-driven allegations about the Sept. 11, 2012, Benghazi attacks that killed four American officials.
via Senate Probers Release Report on Benghazi – ABC News.
A comprehensive report by the Senate Intelligence Committee
definitively declared that individuals tied to Al Qaeda groups were
involved in the Benghazi attack, challenging recent claims that the
terror network was not a factor.
The report was released Monday, nearly one year after
then-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, under congressional
Acting state Attorney General John Hoffman says Stafford
Township resident Thomas Scalgione and Tinton Falls resident Mark
Niemczyk Niemczyk entered their pleas Monday.
The men took a custom-painted pickup truck to public events,
where they sold T-shirts featuring the logos of the New York City
police and fire departments. But authorities say...