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The Central Intelligence Agency believes the Islamic State militant group “can muster between 20,000 and 31,500 fighters” throughout both Iraq and Syria, CNN reports. If true, that would mean the Islamic State’s numbers have more than doubled compared to the agency’s last estimate, which pinned the group’s total amount of fighters at roughly 10,000. “This …

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White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest: “I think the American people should be confident that their commander in chief and that their government is expending significant time and resources to ensure that we are using every tool at our disposal to protect the American people.” This guy cracks me up! Earnest went on to describe …

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The US State Department recently released a propaganda video in English to counter gains made by the Internet-savvy militant group Islamic State. Yet the use of the extremist’s own violent footage may have the opposite effect, critics say. The video, “Welcome to ‘Islamic State’ land,” is part of the State Department’s ‘Think Again Turn Away’ …

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Up to 60 women are believed to have joined the Al-Khansaa brigade, an all-women’s branch of Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS/ISIL), which is believed to be based in the Syrian city of Raqqa. British females fighting with the ‘Islamic State’ militant group are operating a ‘sharia police force’ that punishes activities deemed ‘un-Islamic’, a leading …

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US President Obama plans to address the nation on Wednesday, promising to “hunt down” Islamic State extremists “wherever they are,” he told NBC’s Meet the Press. The address will take place one day before the 13th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks. READ: ISIS Propaganda Mastermind Said To Be University of Massachusetts Graduate Obama said he believes …

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A US citizen and computer wiz raised in a wealthy Boston family is allegedly one of the masterminds behind the Islamic State propaganda being posted on social networks. It is aimed at recruiting new followers and riling up enemies of the militant group. READ MORE: US military launches airstrikes near Iraq’s Haditha Dam Ahmad Abousamra, …

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The U.S. has launched fresh airstrikes against the Islamic State militant group in an effort to keep the Haditha Dam in western Iraq  from being captured by Islamic State militants. U.S. Central Command confirmed the airstrikes in a statement issued early Sunday, saying that five Humvees, an armed vehicle, and a checkpoint were destroyed. The …

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By Thomas Madison “I have it up to here (I envision Crazy Uncle Joe grabbing his crotch) with people talking about the older generation, how this generation doesn’t measure up,” Biden said. “You exceed the measure of any other generation.” Entertaining a crowd at a barbecue honoring American soldiers who were participating in the Invictus …

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By Thomas Madison Liberals have been silent on the genocide in Iraq because, well…. they kinda’ like it. At least they prefer it to the alternative – admitting they were wrong and sending US armed forces to squash the ISIS scumbags like the repulsive cockroaches that they are. Unable to deal with the fact that …

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Managing cockroaches? Sounds like…. “Well, let’s keep just enough cockroaches around to eat our bread and crackers and crap all over our dishes, but not enough to carry off a bottle of liquor.” Stupid, Yes?! You don’t manage cockroaches, Barrack. You exterminate them! Do it NOW! You have known about ISIS for over a year, …

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Islamic State militants killed up to 770 captured Iraqi soldiers after they captured a former US military base in Tikrit back in June, a new report by Human Rights Watch (HRW) said on Wednesday. Three new mass execution sites have been discovered at the Camp Speicher air base near the Iraqi city of Tikrit, the …

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Abdirahmaan Muhumed, the second known American to die while fighting alongside Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS) militants, was formerly an employee with a Delta Airlines subsidiary at the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport. Muhumed had a security clearance at the airport, access to the tarmac, and access to planes, as his job was to clean aircraft, …

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A former British boxing champion has released a video, in which he shows support for the Islamic State (IS), claiming the beheadings of American journalists, Steven Sotloff and James Foley, were a form of “retaliation” and were not “unprovoked.” Mispronouncing Foley’s name as ‘Folly’ and ‘Fooly’, Anthony Small blamed Western powers for the violence being …

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Oh boy, here we go… US President Barack Obama on Tuesday authorized the deployment of an additional 350 American troops to Iraq, where they will be charged with protecting US diplomats and facilitates in Baghdad. According to Reuters, Pentagon Press Secretary Rear Admiral John Kirby said the deployment means that 820 American military troops will …

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King’s bombshell warning to West neglects to tell whole story By Michael Maloof, WND WASHINGTON – Following Saudi King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz al-Saud’s bombshell warning that the next target of the Islamic State, or ISIS, will be Europe first and America a month after that, one Middle East source is suggesting the Saudis may have …

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Desperate and grieving relatives of Iraqi soldiers abducted by the Islamic State in Tikirt in June burst into Baghdad’s parliament. Over 100, some armed with metal bars and stones, demanded answers to what has happened to their loved ones. There have been no independent reports about how many people perished, when Islamic State (IS, formerly …

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