Heath Jeremy Demuth

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ISIS Sex Slave: Yazidi Woman, 17, Describes Horrific Ordeal At Hands Of Islamic State

A teenager taken captive by ISIS has described being forced into sexual slavery by the Islamist terrorists along with 40 other women, some as young …

Pursuing ISIS to the Gates of Hell

The beheading of two journalists has transformed public debate over U.S. foreign policy.<p>Over the past two weeks, the American foreign-policy debate has dramatically changed. The key to understanding why lies in a book.<p>The book is called <i>Special Providence</i>. Published 13 years ago by Walter Russell …

ISIS Is Trying To 'Suck The West' Into A New War In Iraq, Warns Top Terrorism Expert

ISIS is deliberately trying "to suck the west" into a new war in Iraq, one of the world's leading experts on Islamist terrorism has warned.<p>Speaking …

Obama's Emotional Reaction to ISIS

The strategic folly of the president's military campaign in Iraq and Syria<p><i>Updated 9:30 p.m.</i><p>President Obama’s speech to the nation on Wednesday night delivered a simple, clear, and forceful message: “Don’t blame me.”<p>The top foreign-policy priority of the president’s first term was to end the U.S. …

Obama's Speech on ISIS, in Plain English

The president didn't answer the most important questions about his war in Iraq and Syria.<p>Qua speech, Barack Obama’s address Wednesday on the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria was surprisingly terrible: a disorganized mess, insincere and unconvincing. To appreciate just how bad and bizarre it was, …

The Pornography of Jihadism

What ISIS videos and X-rated movies have in common<p>In his 2008 book <i>Blood and Rage: A Cultural History of Terrorism</i>, the historian Michael Burleigh observes in passing that jihadist martyrdom videos have a similar structure to porn movies. He doesn’t dwell on the point, although he does allude to the …

Before Tonight's Speech About ISIS

When people say "we must act now!" they are usually wrong. When people say "we can't look weak!" it's usually time to discount whatever else they say.<p>Tonight I won't be able to hear President Obama explain what he intends to do in Syria and elsewhere, and why. So rather than giving my reaction …

How Serious a Threat Is ISIS?

U.S. officials say the extremist group could harm the homeland. But does the danger justify another military campaign in the Middle East?<p>It wasn’t much fun to be a journalist in the aftermath of the Iraq War. When it became clear that Iraq had no weapons of mass destruction, many Americans, …

The Stretch That Chisels Your Core

Sculpt your abs and improve your flexibility with this two-in-one move<p>Make your side plank do double duty by adding a quad stretch. "You'll not only work every muscle in your core, but you'll loosen your hip flexors, a group of muscles on the front of your hips that allow you to bring your legs …

On the Red Couch with Glenn Beck of TheBlaze

Glenn Beck is ready to talk. It’s an occupational requirement for the outspoken Texas-based radio personality, who hits the airwaves each weekday …