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  • The spread of Rocky Mountain jihad

    In Colorado, the toxic fumes of Islamic jihad have penetrated the most unlikely hamlets and hinterlands.

  • Speech barely affects Obama's ratings

    After the president's prime-time speech, 68 percent of voters said military action against the Islamic State was in the national interest â€" up only three percent from prior to the speech.

  • Rubio criticizes Obama on foreign policy

    Sen. Marco Rubio argued President Obama's foreign policy is isolationist, joining a growing list of Republican presidential hopefuls hoping to land a punch over current problems overseas.

  • You probably didn't expect this country to top the list of nations that think Islamic extremism is a 'major threat'

    Drawing from data collected between 2013-2014, the Pew Research Center has compiled a helpful list of the countries that say Islamic extremism poses a "major threat" to the safety of their citizens.

  • The jihadists' eternal plan

    Here's the first and last rule of Islamic jihad: If at first you don't succeed, plot, plot again.

  • Group: Islamic militants killed 770 Iraqi troops

    BAGHDAD (AP) — Militants from the Islamic State group carried out a mass killing of hundreds of Iraqi soldiers captured when the extremists overran a military base north of Baghdad in June, a leading international watchdog said Wednesday. The incident at Camp Speicher, an air base that...

  • 16 suspected Islamic militants arrested in Bosnia

    SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — Bosnian police have detained 16 people suspected of having fought in Syria and Iraq or of recruiting and funding other Balkan men to join the Islamic militants there, they said Wednesday. Police said about 200 officers from a number of Bosnian law enforcement...

  • Somali government offers amnesty to extremists

    MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — Somalia's government on Wednesday offered an amnesty to fighters with al-Shabab, the Islamic extremist group whose leader was targeted Monday night in a U.S. airstrike. Following a Cabinet-level security meeting on Tuesday, Somali authorities are giving al-Shabab...

  • The world melts down as the fall election season begins

    Some future Thucydides will surely point to the Aug. 28, 2014 declaration by President Obama that, "We don't have a strategy yet," as some sort of significant point in the long war of the West against Islamist extremism.

  • Egypt court gives 8 Islamists life sentences

    CAIRO (AP) — An Egyptian court sentenced Muslim Brotherhood spiritual leader Mohammed Badie and seven others to life in prison Saturday on charges of planning riots, murder and sabotage, state news agency MENA reported. The case stems from violence that took place last summer after the ouster...

  • Intelligence nightmare: Extremists returning home

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The case of Mehdi Nemmouche haunts U.S. intelligence officials. Nemmouche is a Frenchman who authorities say spent 11 months fighting with the Islamic State group in Syria before returning to Europe to act out his rage. On May 24, prosecutors say, he methodically shot four...

  • Obama seeking allies for fight against extremists

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama's acknowledgement the U.S. still lacks a strategy for defeating the growing extremist threat emanating from Syria reflects a still unformed international coalition. The president is meeting with his top advisers and consulting members of Congress to...

  • French girl investigated over alleged jihad plan

    PARIS (AP) — A 14-year-old French girl has been placed under investigation for allegedly planning to carry out jihad, the third in a group of teenage girls caught before they left home. The Paris prosecutor's office said the girl from Quimper, in Brittany, risks up to five years in a juvenile...

  • Jihadis capture major Syrian air base in northeast

    BEIRUT (AP) — Islamic State fighters captured a major military air base in northeastern Syria on Sunday, eliminating the last government-held outpost in a province otherwise dominated by the jihadi group, activists and state media said. Tabqa airfield — home to several warplane squadrons,...

  • British government close to identifying James Foley's killer: Ambassador

    The British ambassador to the United States said on CNN Sunday that his country's security services are close to identifying the killer of American journalist James Foley.



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