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Congress sells out to the Saudi royals –– again

Oct 20 2014 6:16pm CDT | Source: WND

The $500 million Congress “authorized” for Syrian “rebels” was donated by Saudi Arabia. Believe it or not, the money authorized for Obama’s Sunni fighters in Syria was NOT our tax money. Hold on to your seats – it’s hard to believe our Congress would do this, but they did. Here is the deal Barack Obama cut with the Saudis. The Saudi king wanted Obama to attack ISIS, which had become a threat to the king’s mercenar ...
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O's foreign policy: Cosmic stupidity

Oct 14 2014 6:09pm CDT | Source: WND

In 1944, as the Soviets surged westward chasing the remnants of Germany’s beaten army out of Russia and into Poland, the long-dreamed-of anti-Nazi teamwork shifted into high gear. The Polish Home Army rose up to paralyze the Nazi defenses and make the job of Poland’s Russian “allies” even easier. Abruptly the teamwork ended. The Red Army, which was expected to storm across the Vistula River and annihil ...
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Obama, Allies Plot Anti-ISIS Strategy

Oct 14 2014 2:26pm CDT | Source: Politics - The Huffington Post

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama and military chiefs from more than 20 nations gathered Tuesday in a show of strength against Islamic State fighters in Iraq and Syria. But the alliance faced a fresh test as Turkey launched airstrikes against Kurdish rebels inside its borders, defying pleas from the U.S. to instead focus on the IS. The attacks marked Turkey's first major airstrikes against Kurdish rebels on its own soi ...
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India re-elected to UNHRC for two years
United Nations, Oct 21 (IANS) India was Tuesday re-elected to the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) for the term 2015-2017 in a keenly contested election in the UN General Assembly in New York. | by IANS
 
Gurdwara closed in Belgium
Brussels, Oct 21 (IANS) The mayor of the town of Vilvoorde in Belgium, Hans Bonte, has ordered the closure of the local gurdwara, Guru Nanak Sahib, for one month. | by IANS
 
Air strikes kill 28 militants in Pakistan
Islamabad, Oct 21 (IANS) At least 28 militants were killed when the Pakistani army launched an air strike in the country's northwest tribal town of Datta Khel Tuesday, military said. | by IANS
 
 

Everything You Need To Know About The Islamic State

Oct 14 2014 12:58pm CDT | Source: Politics - The Huffington Post

In June 2014, militants of the Islamic State captured Iraq's second largest city, Mosul, in a lightning offensive. Since then, the extremist group, which is also known as ISIS or ISIL, has conquered large swaths of Iraq and Syria. The militants have killed soldiers and civilians in both countries, enslaved women and children, beheaded several western hostages and forced hundreds of thousands out of their homes. Here's what you need to know to u ...
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Report: Turkish Jets Hit Kurdish Rebel Targets

Oct 14 2014 7:21am CDT | Source: Politics - The Huffington Post

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish warplanes have struck suspected Kurdish rebel positions in southeastern Turkey, media reports said Tuesday, the first major airstrikes against the rebel group since peace talks began two years ago to end a 30-year insurgency. Turkish media had varying accounts, but the private Dogan news agency said Turkish F-16 jets hit Kurdistan Workers' Party, or PKK, targets in Hakkari province, near the border with Iraq on Monday. A ...
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The Nuclear Option -- Revealed: The Post-Obama Nobel Prizes

Oct 13 2014 7:55am CDT | Source: Big Government

Now, in this hopeful Spring of post-partisan, post-racial and post-violent times, the world must come together to celebrate all this truth, justice, freedom and progress with a whole new slate of Nobel Prizes. But these won’t be just any Nobel Prizes. They will be the Post-Obama Nobel Prizes named, of course, in honor of 2008 Nobel Peace Prize Winner and America’s greatest president, Barack H. Obama! To be su ...
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Remember The Fresh Promise Of Barack Obama? What Happened To That Guy?

Oct 13 2014 6:36am CDT | Source: Politics - The Huffington Post

WASHINGTON -- While traveling recently, I’ve been asked the same question in Beijing, Auckland and Rome: “What happened to Barack Obama?” This really is several questions: What happened to that fresh, idealistic guy? What happened to his power and popularity in the United States? Why doesn’t he dominate the political stage the way he once did? Why isn’t he as effective as we thought he would be? Some answers: ...
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Syria Airstrikes Failed To Cripple Khorasan Threat

Oct 9 2014 1:35pm CDT | Source: Politics - The Huffington Post

WASHINGTON (AP) — The barrage of U.S. cruise missiles last month aimed at a Syrian terrorist cell killed just one or two key militants, according to American intelligence officials who say the group of veteran al-Qaida fighters is still believed to be plotting attacks against U.S. and European targets. The strikes on a compound near Aleppo did not deal a crippling blow to the Khorasan Group, officials said, partly because many important mem ...
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Sophie's Choice for Turkey: ISIS or the PKK?

Oct 9 2014 10:12am CDT | Source: Big Government

The world is watching the Islamic State's terrorist army close in on the Syrian Kurdish town Kobani in real time and HD from TV cameras set up only hundreds of yards on the Turkish side of the border.  Panning just a few degrees either east of west, those same cameras show lines of Turkish tanks parked quietly inside Turkey with their gun turrets facing south. World leaders, most notably President Obama, express outrage that Turk ...
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