Terrorism

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With new technology, Navy drones can swarm an enemy ship like sharks

By Michael Cochrane
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Defense | Fourteen years ago this week, the USS Cole , a U.S. Navy guided missile destroyer refueling in Yemen, was attacked by suicide bombers who sidled up to the ship…

Sam Harris vs. Ben Affleck

By Marvin Olasky
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Islam | Last month I gave one cheer for Sam Harris, the atheist author who wrongly excoriates Christianity but defends Israel and realistically criticizes Islam. This…

Midday Roundup: Do you know this ISIS jihadi?

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Wanted man. The FBI is asking for the public’s help in identifying an American man who appears in an ISIS recruiting video shooting purported Syrian army…

Midday Roundup: ISIS takes new territory despite U.S. airstrikes

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | ISIS gains. Kurdish forces suffered major losses yesterday in a battle with ISIS over a Syrian town near the Turkish border. If ISIS captures Kobani, the…

Obama’s spread-the-blame policy

By Cal Thomas
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ISIS | “No one should be ashamed to admit they are wrong, which is but saying, in other words, that they are wiser today than they were yesterday.” —Alexander…

Prosecutor: Oklahoma beheading attack was more about race than religion

By Lynde Langdon
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Crime | Though radical Islam might have influenced accused killer Alton Nolen, religion was not his primary motive for beheading a coworker, the prosecutor in the…

More deadly than ISIS and al-Qaeda

By Emmanuel Ogebe
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Terrorism | A testimony to Boko Haram’s continuing reign of terror in northern Nigeria

U.S. officials downplay alleged subway terror plot

By Rachel Lynn Aldrich
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ISIS | The Iraqi prime minister said on Thursday that captured ISIS militants told Iraqi agents about a plot to attack subway systems in the United States and…

Midday Roundup: Ferguson police chief apologizes publicly

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Showing remorse. The chief of police in Ferguson, Mo., apologized today to the family of slain teenager Michael Brown and to protesters who demonstrated…

Use mercenaries to fight ISIS?

By Cal Thomas
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ISIS | On his Fox News show Monday night, Bill O’Reilly suggested using mercenaries to fight the Islamic State (ISIS) instead of U.S. ground forces, which…

Midday Roundup: Obama woos allies at the UN

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Diplomacy and coffee. President Barack Obama addressed the United Nations General Assembly this morning, urging other nations to follow America’s lead in…

Globe Trot: Who is Khorasan?

By Jamie Dean
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International | New terror threat. As U.S. officials began airstrikes against Islamic State militants in Syria this week, they also announced another target: Khorasan—a…

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