Iraq

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WORLD has published a list of aid agencies assisting displaced Christians in Iraq.

Globe Trot: Iran uninterested in a coalition to fight ISIS

By Jamie Dean
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International | MIDDLE EAST: Secretary of State John Kerry says the United States is open to private communications with Iran about the devolving security crisis in Iraq, but…

The American way of war

By Janie B. Cheaney
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Foreign Policy | I’m not sure we can do it anymore—wage comprehensive war from vigorous beginning to unambiguous conclusion. Our last successful conflict (not counting…

Obama outlines his ISIS strategy

By J.C. Derrick
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ISIS | The president calls for the eradication of the terrorist group but without the use of combat troops

Globe Trot: Obama to unveil anti-ISIS strategy

By Jamie Dean
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International | IRAQ: During a week marking the 13th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks, President Barack Obama plans to outline a plan for expanding the U.S. military…

Midday Roundup: Does Obama finally have a plan for ISIS?

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy |  Degrade and destroy. President Barack Obama vowed justice would be served to the ISIS militants responsible for beheading two American journalists and…

Globe Trot: ISIS and the ‘poisonous ideology of Islamic extremism’

By Jamie Dean
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International | ENGLAND: A day after President Barack Obama announced the United States doesn’t have a strategy to deal with ISIS, British Prime Minister David Cameron…

Obama administration ‘sickened’ by journalist’s murder

By Leigh Jones
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Syria | UPDATE (4 p.m. EDT): U.S. officials are trying to confirm the authenticity of a video that appears to show the beheading of American journalist Steven…

Former Iraqi general speaks out against ISIS

By Nick Eicher
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Iraq | Last week, I talked with John Stonestreet of the Chuck Colson Center for Christian Worldview about the literal war on Christianity taking place in Iraq. NICK…

Purpose-driven totalitarians

By Marvin Olasky
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Terrorism | Should we be shocked, shocked, that some secularists look for meaning in all the wrong places?

Globe Trot: Calling Russia’s invasion of Ukraine what it is

By Mindy Belz
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International | UKRAINE: Newspaper front pages this morning downplayed news from Ukraine. But The Wall Street Journal calls it what it is: “Ukraine says Russia has invaded.”

American fighting for ISIS killed in Syria

By Andrew Branch
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Terrorism | U.S. intelligence officials confirmed Tuesday that an American who died in Syria was likely fighting for the Islamic State, also known as ISIS, increasing…

Defense expert: ‘We have to drive ISIS out of Iraq’

By Kent Covington
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Q&A | Exactly how great a threat does ISIS, the Islamist group terrorizing northern Iraq, pose to the United States? Neither the White House nor the Pentagon has…

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