Iran · Islamic State · The Donald Trump Presidency

America’s forever war

America’s quarter century role in Iraq can truly be described as a ‘forever war’. As throughout this period, perceived threats stemming from Iraq were met with overwhelming military force, costing 4500 American lives, $7.9 trillion dollars, and untold damage to US soft power. But perhaps even worse than these extraordinary sacrifices, is that Iraq has… Continue reading America’s forever war

Islamic State

Report: The World’s Most Wanted Man Has Been Killed

Information appears to be mounting that Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi is dead. Although the death of al- Baghdadi would be far from negative, if this “caliph” truly is dead, we should not be fooled into any false sense of security regarding Islam and the global jihad, as unfortunately occurred after Osama Bin- Laden was killed in 2011. Daily Wire, by… Continue reading Report: The World’s Most Wanted Man Has Been Killed

Islam in Australia · Islamic State

Islamic State terrorist Neil Prakash likely to face Melbourne court within 12 months

Malcolm Turnbull appears keen to bring the notorious Neil Prakash back onto Australian soil, where he will apparently ‘face justice’. Now, perhaps Australia is being forced to extradite this man back from Turkey due to foreign powers/ obligations. However, our government should be in no rush to bring back Neil Prakash, or any of the other Islamic terrorists… Continue reading Islamic State terrorist Neil Prakash likely to face Melbourne court within 12 months

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Islamic State Using Funds to Recruit Children Among Illegal Alien Population

Shariah Finance Watch, by Christopher W. Holton, Feb. 5, 2017: The Islamic State is paying the smugglers’ fees of child “refugees” to attract new recruits. Europol has identified as many as 88,300 unaccompanied minors among the illegal alien population overrunning Europe. Both the ISIS and the Islamic State affiliate in Nigeria–Boko Haram–have been recruiting in… Continue reading Islamic State Using Funds to Recruit Children Among Illegal Alien Population

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Terror flash: ISIS scraps large-scale plots for social media-inspired lone killers

By Rowan Scarborough – The Washington Times, January 4, 2017: A confidential government report says terrorist groups such as the Islamic State have all but abandoned trying to put together huge plots such as the Sept. 11 attacks and warns counterterrorism agencies of a “new landscape” where lone killers strike and massacre quickly thanks to… Continue reading Terror flash: ISIS scraps large-scale plots for social media-inspired lone killers

Islam · Islamic State

Why the Islamic State is Islamic

See below for Robert Spencer’s clinical analysis on why the Islamic State and Islamic teachings are intertwined. For more on Spencer’s work, revisit later today for a detailed analysis. “Muslim Scholar ‘Refute’ Islamic State’s Islamic Case- While endorsing Jihad, Sharia, Caliphate”, FRONTPAGEMAG, September 24, 2014: The Hamas-linked Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) and the Fiqh… Continue reading Why the Islamic State is Islamic

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Berlin truck terrorist pledged allegiance to Abu Bakr al Baghdadi in video

Long War Journal, by Thomas Joscelyn, December 23, 2016: The Islamic State’s Amaq News Agency has released a video of Anis Amri, the Tunisian man suspected of driving a large lorry into a crowded Christmas market in Berlin on Dec. 19. Twelve people were killed and dozens more injured in the attack. Amri was reportedly… Continue reading Berlin truck terrorist pledged allegiance to Abu Bakr al Baghdadi in video