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ISIS: Gitmo Detainees Returning To The Battlefield

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ISIS ranks reportedly increased by about 30 after former Gitmo detainees traveling to Syria to join the Islamic State. Approximately 620 Guantanamo detainees have been released in the last three years, approximately 180 of the suspected radical Islamic militants have reportedly found their way back to the battlefield in the Middle East. Some of the… Read more »

Kobani: ISIS Flags Being Raised In Syrian City

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Kobani appears to be about to fall to ISIS and Kurds are trapped in the Syrian city, which has been under siege for about three weeks. The United Nations (UN) is warning of pending massacres and “humanitarian tragedies” if the Islamic State militants capture the Turkish border town. Kurds from around northern Syria have reportedly… Read more »

School Teacher Turned ISIS Militant Shares Her Story

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A Syrian woman went from being a school teacher to a member of the all-female ISIS brigade of fighters. During an interview with CNN the women, who called herself Khadija (not her real name), detailed her journey both to and ultimately away from the Islamic State. Khadija, 25, stated during the interview that she became… Read more »

Obama Missed More Than Half Of Intelligence Briefings, Government Accountability Report Says

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President Barack Obama has missed more than half of his intelligence briefings during his time in office, according to a new Government Accountability Institute (GAI) report. The intelligence daily briefings report indicates that President Obama only attended 42.1 percent of the meetings. The Government Accountability Institute’s report on the Presidential Daily Brief (PDB) also states… Read more »

ISIS Is One Mile From Baghdad

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ISIS militants are just one mile from Baghdad. The march into the largest city in the country comes on the heels of President Barack Obama admitting that the threat of the group was “underestimated.” The fighting near the city has become fierce, as reports from inside the Middle East region maintain the Islamic State fighters… Read more »

‘Imminent Attack’ On U.S. By Khorasan Thwarted by Syria Airstrikes

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U.S. airstrikes in Syria reportedly ended an “imminent attack” threat against the American homeland by Khorasan. The terrorist group reportedly includes an entire network of “seasoned al Qaeda veterans.” A United States Military statement released early Tuesday morning said that in addition to destroying ISIS targets that airstrikes in Syria also thwarted an imminent attack… Read more »