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Bashar al-Assad has been a secular leader, not only allowing, but encouraging Muslims, Christians, and Jews to peacefully co-exist in Syria. The claim that Assad was the perpetrator of chemical weapons against his own people has been largely refuted, the blame for the chemical attack being given to the Syrian rebels, many of whom are …

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For many citizens of the world this comes as no surprise because Obama has proven to be the most inept individual to ever reside in the White House. President Obama is facing intense criticism for admitting Thursday “we don’t have a strategy yet” for dealing with Islamic State militants in Syria, despite warnings from top military …

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Top US officials say President Barack Obama wants to decide American strategy for combating extremist group Islamic State’s strongholds in Syria. Yet the administration is still scrambling to understand the goals and limits of potential military action. Top members of the Obama administration have held meetings this week to surmise how expanding a military campaign …

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A second American reportedly killed fighting with the Islamic State group in Syria has been identified as Abdirahmaan Muhumed, of Minneapolis, two sources told Fox News late Wednesday. KMSP-TV in Minneapolis reported that Muhumed was killed in the same battle as Douglas McAuthur McCain, who grew up outside Minneapolis in the town of New Hope …

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The United States government is tracking as many as 300 Americans supposedly fighting with Islamic State, the jihadist group with a heavy presence in parts of Syria and Iraq, according to senior US officials. The news of as many as 300 Americans fighting with IS comes one day after reports that a 33-year-old American, Douglas McAuthur …

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Both the Islamic State militants and the Syrian government have committed crimes against humanity during the civil war in Syria, a report by a special UN panel says. The report, conducted by the Independent International Commission of Inquiry, accuses the Islamic State militants of “widespread and systematic attacks on the civilian population” in Syria. “In areas of …

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The number of Islamic State recruits is much higher than that estimated by foreign observers – around 100,000, says one of Iraq’s foremost security experts with unique access to intelligence. The terrorists are swallowing up other insurgent groups. Foreign estimates put the figure between 20,000 and 50,000. “[The] Islamic State didn’t come from nowhere,” according to …

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How much of a threat does ISIS pose to the Western world and the United States? They’ve murdered an American hostage on video, delivering what amounts to a declaration of war, complete with promises of more American deaths to come. But are they in a position to make good on that threat, with the anniversary …

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The FBI and Department of Homeland Security have sent out a bulletin to law enforcement officials warning that U.S. airstrikes in Iraq could provoke retaliation by Islamic State sympathizers in the U.S., Fox News has learned. The warning on Friday comes shortly after U.S. intelligence officials said there is evidence foreign fighters have returned to …

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Despite threats to the contrary, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff insisted the Islamic State terror group is a regional threat and said he would not recommend U.S. airstrikes in Syria until he determines that they have become a direct threat to the U.S. Gen. Martin Dempsey, speaking to reporters on board a …

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Terrorists don’t just release hostages out of the goodness of their hearts. I wonder how much money exchanged hands and/or if other terrorists were released from captivity in exchange. And I wonder how many more hostages will be taken as a result of negotiating with and rewarding terrorists. (Reuters) – Kidnappers in Syria have freed a U.S. …

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Watch the latest video at video.foxnews.com Top U.S. military brass and former administration officials are publicly pressuring the White House to consider taking the fight against the Islamic State into Syria, warning that the terror organization poses an unprecedented threat to the United States. “ISIL is as sophisticated and well-funded as any group that we …

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BREAKING: Kurds Send All-Female Soldiers to Fight ISIS… The Reason Why is Awesome From Conservative Tribune Islamic State jihadists have been terrorizing the people of Iraq, killing thousands and driving religious minorities to take refuge in treacherous mountain regions without supplies. President Obama, the man largely responsible for the mess going on in the country, …

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