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Feb 5, 2014 No Comments ›› Niki Monroe

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Feb 4, 2014 No Comments ›› Niki Monroe

KABUL, Afghanistan — President Hamid Karzai of Afghanistan has been engaged in secret contacts with the Taliban about reaching a peace agreement without the involvement of his American and Western allies, further corroding already strained relations with the United States. The secret contacts appear to help explain a string of actions by Mr. Karzai that seem ...

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Feb 3, 2014 No Comments ›› Niki Monroe

Excerpted from NEWSBUSTERS: ABC, CBS, and NBC's morning newscasts have yet to report about the bilateral squabble between the Obama administration and Israel over Secretary of State John Kerry's warning on Saturday that the U.S. ally faces "an increasing delegitimization campaign that has been building up....There are talks of boycotts and other kinds of things." The ...

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Feb 2, 2014 No Comments ›› Niki Monroe

Excerpted from THE DAILY CALLER: A top commander of Iran’s Revolutionary Guards boasted Saturday that his forces have plans in place to attack the United States from within, should the U.S. attack the Islamic Republic. “America, with its strategic ignorance, does not have a full understanding of the power of the Islamic Republic,” Brig. Gen. Hossein ...

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Jan 30, 2014 No Comments ›› Niki Monroe

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Jan 30, 2014 No Comments ›› Niki Monroe

Excerpted from ISRAEL NATIONAL NEWS: Israel has released dozens of terrorists who murdered Israeli citizens as part of the ongoing negotiations with the Palestinian Authority. Following one recent prisoner release, Palestinian Authority Chairman Mahmoud Abbas victoriously lifted the hand of one terrorist, Issa Abd Rabbo, and proclaimed him a hero. Rabbo has now given an interview in ...

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Jan 30, 2014 No Comments ›› Niki Monroe

Excerpted from Pamela Geller: resh on the heels of Obama’s false and misleading SOTU remarks on Iran comes this stunning rebuke. Iran’s contempt for Obama’s concessions is manifest in their increasingly aggressive and war-like posturing. Rouhani’s ongoing humiliation of Obama (and invariably America) is a stunning indictment of Obama’s catastrophic foreign policy failures. IRGC ...

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Jan 29, 2014 No Comments ›› Niki Monroe

Excerpted from WSJ.COM The Soviet-installed government of Najibullah fell three years after the last Soviet soldier left Afghanistan—and mere months after the Soviets stopped supporting it financially. Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki moved against his Sunni political opponents within 24 hours of the departure of the last American soldier, starting to set the conditions for ...

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Jan 29, 2014 No Comments ›› Niki Monroe

Excerpted from Israel Hayom: "Some people fear Tehran more than Washington now," Defense Minister Moshe (Bogie) Ya'alon said on Tuesday, in apparent criticism of U.S. policy in the Middle East. Speaking at an annual conference held by the Institute for National Security Studies in Tel Aviv, Ya'alon spoke about what he believes to be the waning ...

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Jan 28, 2014 No Comments ›› Niki Monroe

Excerpted from WASHINGTON FREE BEACON: The full text of the recently inked Iranian nuclear deal is being kept in “a super secret location” shrouded in “a cone of silence,” according to House Foreign Affairs Committee (HFAC) member Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R., Fla.) Lawmakers and experts alike criticized the White House for refusing to release publicly the ...

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Jan 28, 2014 No Comments ›› Niki Monroe

Excerpted from WASHINGTON TIMES: The U.S. is poised to sell 24 Apache attack helicopters to Iraq to help the government battle its rebel faction, Pentagon officials told Congress on Monday. The deal is worth $4.8 million, Agence France-Presse reported. It comes on the heels of intense lobbying from Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki’s top officials, who say ...

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Jan 27, 2014 No Comments ›› Niki Monroe

SAN DIEGO — The Marine Corps announced Monday that it will retry a sergeant whose murder conviction in a major Iraq war crime case has been overturned twice by military courts in recent years. Marine Corps spokesman Lt. Col. Joseph Kloppel said the military branch had determined that the seriousness of the crime warranted a retrial ...

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Jan 27, 2014 No Comments ›› Niki Monroe

Excerpted from JPOST: The head of Iran’s Revolutionary Guard Corps, Maj.- Gen. Muhammad Ali Jafari, threatened the US with a strong military response after American Secretary of State John Kerry said a military option to counter the country’s nuclear drive was “ready.” “You could never understand the extent of the invasive capacity of the Islamic Republic ...

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Jan 27, 2014 No Comments ›› Niki Monroe

A resident of Wazghar, which was hit by an airstrike this month, spoke at a news conference called Sunday by officials in Kabul. Mauricio Lima for The New York Times KABUL, Afghanistan — The Afghan government brought the seven men to a news conference Sunday morning to bolster its claims that American forces were responsible for ...

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Jan 27, 2014 No Comments ›› Niki Monroe

Excerpted from Defcon Hill: The U.S. military said the Afghan government had taken a “major step backward” on Sunday by ordering the release of 37 prisoners whom the U.S. considers “legitimate threats to security.” The military said the Afghan Review Board (ARB) had ordered the release of 37 of the 88 prisoners in Parwan Detention Facility ...

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Jan 27, 2014 No Comments ›› Niki Monroe

Excerpted from Aaron Klein: The White House, Pentagon and especially the Department of State are actively frustrating the Senate’s investigation into the Sept. 11, 2012, Benghazi attack, according to the Senate’s recently released 88-page report. In a particularly stinging accusation that went largely unreported by news media, the Senate’s extensive report by its Benghazi investigative committee ...

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Jan 25, 2014 No Comments ›› Niki Monroe

Excerpted from BBC NEWS: A suicide bomber has blown himself up close to a bus carrying Afghan soldiers in the capital Kabul. The incident happened in the south-east of the city. A Kabul police chief says there are casualties, including civilians. The Afghan Islamic Press (AIP) news agency quotes eyewitnesses as saying they saw at least three ...

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Jan 25, 2014 No Comments ›› Niki Monroe

Excerpted from TIMES OF ISRAEL: Saddam Hussein gave orders to his subordinates to launch missiles with chemical warheads at Israel should he start to lose power during the First Gulf War, Israel’s Channel 2 reported Friday, citing tapes from the late Iraqi president’s archives. According to the report, Hussein dispersed missiles armed with chemical weapons at ...

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Jan 25, 2014 No Comments ›› Spit Stixx

The 4000 year old clay tablet containing the story of the Ark and the flood stands on display at the British Museum in London during the launch of the book 'The Ark Before Noah' by Irving Finkel, curator in charge of cuneiform clay tablets at the British Museum. (AP) Excerpted from Fox News: It was ...

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Jan 22, 2014 No Comments ›› Niki Monroe

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Jan 22, 2014 No Comments ›› Niki Monroe

Excerpted from Voice Of Russia: A series of bombings in central Iraq that killed from 18 to 28 people on Monday were carried out by al-Qaeda linked fighters, according to government officials. It is believed that the militants have enough weapons to storm the country’s capital, Baghdad. "The weapons that were brought inside Fallujah are huge ...

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Jan 22, 2014 No Comments ›› Niki Monroe

JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Israel said on Wednesday it had arrested two Palestinians from East Jerusalem who were planning to carry out attacks for al Qaeda with the help of foreign suicide bombers posing as Russian tourists. The men were recruited by another al Qaeda agent in the Gaza Strip, said Israel’s Shin Bet intelligence agency – ...

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Jan 21, 2014 No Comments ›› Niki Monroe

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Jan 21, 2014 No Comments ›› Niki Monroe

Excerpted from WASHINGTON FREE BEACON: The White House has been exploring ways to circumvent Congress and unilaterally lift sanctions on Iran once a final nuclear agreement is reached, according to sources with knowledge of White House conversations and congressional insiders familiar with its strategy. The issue of sanctions relief has become one of the key sticking ...

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Jan 21, 2014 No Comments ›› Niki Monroe

TEHRAN – Two Iranian warships set sail Tuesday for the Atlantic Ocean on their navy's first-ever mission there, state TV reported. The voyage comes amid an ongoing push by Iran to demonstrate the ability to project power across the Middle East and beyond. The report said that the destroyer Sabalan and the logistic helicopter carrier Khark ...

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