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Why is ISIS Baffling US Intelligence Agencies?

Research Credit to @YallaSouriya<p>On August 14th, The Daily Beast headlined with <i>“ISIS Baffling U.S. Intelligence Agencies.”</i> In the article it said, <i>“The</i> …

Middle East

Эдвард Сноуден: Спецслужбы США способны оставить без интернета целую страну

Эдвард Сноуден дал интервью журналу Wired, в котором раскрыл новые, неизвестные подробности работы ЦРУ и АНБ. Например, как АНБ отключило интернет по всей Сирии и как созданная программа-шпион может совершить кибератаку на любой объект в любой стране мира. Он признался, что и сам участвовал в …

Pentagon: US airstrikes won’t weaken ISIS

A senior U.S. military official Monday said that American airstrikes have slowed the advance of the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria’s forces (ISIS or …

Shock and Awe

From a longtime TPM Reader who’s former US military intelligence/counter-terrorism ops and has worked as a military contractor in Iraq pretty since …

Iraq crisis: How Saudi Arabia helped Isis take over the north of the country

How far is Saudi Arabia complicit in the Isis takeover of much of northern Iraq, and is it stoking an escalating Sunni-Shia conflict across the …

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Islamists have cornered commandos defending Iraq’s largest refinery | McClatchy Washington Bureau

The fight for Iraq’s largest oil refinery has deteriorated into a tense standoff as 75 troops loyal to the government struggle to hold out in a small …

Macmillan backed Syria assassination plot

Nearly 50 years before the war in Iraq, Britain and America sought a secretive "regime change" in another Arab country they accused of spreading terror and threatening the west's oil supplies, by planning the invasion of Syria and the assassination of leading figures.<p>Newly discovered documents show …

Europe's fear: Turkey's porous border serves as gateway for ISIL's spread

STUTTGART, Germany — The man known as Kreshnik B., whom German authorities say left his Frankfurt home in 2013 to take up arms with the Islamic State …

Senators: ISIS threat demands policy shift

Two Republican senators said Sunday that threats to the United States from Islamic extremists are real and require a policy shift by the Obama …

Obama Administration

ISIS: Tough warriors or guardsmen?

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INSIGHT-Iraq chases Baghdad sleeper cells as "Zero Hour" looms over capital

* Iraq security official estimates 2,500 sleeper cell members in and near Baghdad<p>* Government, Shi'ite paramilitaries say they are rounding up cell …

Middle East

Div, grad, curl and all this

The title of this post is a nod to the excellent and well-known <i>Div, grad, curl and all that</i> by Harry Schey (and perhaps also to the lesser-known …

Macedonian Police Clash With Albanians

Police in Macedonia have clashed with protesters demonstrating against the jailing of six ethnic Albanians for murder and terrorism.<p>A RFE/RL …

Radio Free Europe

Ukraine protests to Russia over airspace violations

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Ukraine’s Foreign Ministry said on Friday it had protested to Russia over “gross, systematic violations” of Ukrainian airspace and demanded they stop immediately.<p>Ukraine's President Petro Poroshenko attends a news conference at the EU Council in Brussels June 27, 2014. …

Putin@war

How MH17 changed the Russian war in Ukraine<p>On July 17th 2014 MH17 was downed by a BUK-M1 missile launched south of Snizhne. This happened in the …

ISIS takes Syrian towns and key oil field as rivals give up

<b>BEIRUT</b> -- The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) marched across eastern Syria near the border with Iraq on Thursday, seizing towns, villages and …

Nusra Front leaves east Syria strongholds

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Media whitewash Israeli lynch mobs that preceded murder of Palestinian teen

The charred body of Muhammad Abu Khudair — a 16-year-old from the Palestinian neighborhood of Shuafat in occupied East Jerusalem — was found early …