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Jan 21, 2014 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

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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Jan 21, 2014 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from THE BLAZE: Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper was heckled by an Arab Israeli member of parliament during a speech in which he slammed those who call Israel an “apartheid” state. Knesset member Ahmed Tibi later stomped out of the room as Harper was speaking. Harper is an ardent supporter of Israel and voiced that ...

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Jan 20, 2014 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. secretary-general has withdrawn his invitation to Iran to join this week's Syria peace talks, saying he is "deeply disappointed" by Iran's statements Monday. A spokesman for Ban Ki-moon announced the withdrawal less than 24 hours after Ban surprised the U.S. and others by saying he had invited Syria's closest regional ...

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Jan 20, 2014 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

JERUSALEM, ISRAEL - JANUARY 19: Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu gives a welcoming speech for Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper's official reception at the Prime Minister's office January 19, 2014 in Jerusalem, Israel. Harper is on a four-day visit ,his first visit to Israel and the first by a serving Canadian Prime Minister since 2000. ...

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Jan 20, 2014 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from TIMES OF ISRAEL: Just one in five Israeli voters believes that President Barack Obama will prevent Iran from obtaining nuclear weapons, according to a new survey conducted for The Times of Israel. Asked if they agreed with the statement, “I trust US President Barack Obama to ensure that Iran does not achieve a nuclear ...

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Jan 19, 2014 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from WND: If Iran breaks its deal with the West tomorrow, the country would be only two to three weeks away from producing enough highly enriched uranium to assemble a nuclear weapon, according to Olli Heinonen, former deputy director of the International Atomic Energy Agency. Heinonen directed the safeguards division of the United Nations body ...

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Jan 18, 2014 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from Navy Times: The Pentagon is considering sending U.S. troops back to the Middle East to help train Iraqi forces, defense officials said Friday. It is unclear whether troops would be sent directly into Iraq or possibly conduct training in a nearby country such as Jordan. “We are in continuing discussions about how we can ...

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Jan 17, 2014 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

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Jan 16, 2014 Comments Off Jack Flash

(CNSNews.com) - Although the United States has made real progress in the war on terror since the 9-11 attacks, "we should not delude ourselves into thinking that this fight is anywhere near over," former U.S. Sen. Joe Lieberman (I-Conn.) told the House Homeland Security Committee on Wednesday. "Put very bluntly, I do not see a credible ...

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Jan 16, 2014 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

LONDON - More than two years after the death of Osama bin Laden, the turbulent aftermath of the "Arab Spring" has helped his group - or more accurately, its offshoots and successors - gain ground. Two weeks ago, fighters from al Qaeda affiliate the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) took over much of ...

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Jan 16, 2014 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from TIME SWAMPLAND: Midway through Barack Obama’s first term as president, U.S. officials grew alarmed that Israel might launch a unilateral air strike against Iran’s nuclear program. Iran had snubbed Obama’s outreach after the 2008 election, and rejected an October 2009 international proposal to ship most of its enriched uranium out of the country—stirring ...

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Jan 15, 2014 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Photo by: Khalid Mohammed FILE - In this Wednesday, March 31, 2004 file photo, people chant anti-American slogans as charred bodies hang from a bridge over the Euphrates River in Fallujah, Iraq, west of Baghdad. Enraged Iraqis in this hotbed of anti-Americanism killed four foreigners Wednesday, and took the charred bodies from a burning SUV, dragged ...

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Jan 15, 2014 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

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Jan 15, 2014 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from WASHINGTON TIMES: The Hamas government in Gaza celebrated the graduation on Tuesday of some 13,000 high school students who spent the last six days learning how to be terrorists. The Hamas-run training camps, for teens in grades 10-12, provide weapons training, first aid, self-defense and “security awareness” classes on identifying Israeli spies, The Times ...

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Jan 15, 2014 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from FOX NEWS: The U.S. military has obtained a new video showing the only known American soldier in captivity, whose health appears to be diminishing, a senior U.S. defense official tells Fox News. Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl disappeared June 30, 2009, while based in eastern Afghanistan. The Taliban claimed his capture in a video released in ...

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Jan 15, 2014 Comments Off spratico

Excerpted from Washington Free Beacon - Turkish police on Tuesday raided the offices of an al Qaeda-linked charity group responsible for organizing the 2010 Gaza flotilla that caused a deadly international incident. The main offices of the Humanitarian Relief Foundation (IHH), a Turkish charity that claims to support humanitarian causes, were raided by Turkish anti-terror forces ...

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Jan 15, 2014 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

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Jan 14, 2014 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from WASHINGTON TIMES: One of Iraq’s top Sunni politicians on Tuesday accused Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki of fomenting sectarian violence to limit the voices of Sunnis in upcoming elections, and he criticized the Obama administration for failing to do more for a country “destroyed” by the United States. Without more deeply engaged guidance and pressure ...

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Jan 14, 2014 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from Agence France-Presse: Senator Rand Paul will introduce legislation Tuesday to finally bring Washington’s Iraq war authorization to an end, his office said, and the White House backs the Republican’s efforts in principle. US forces withdrew from Iraq more than two years ago and President Barack Obama declared the war over, yet a loophole in ...

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Jan 14, 2014 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from THE TOWER: Reuters this evening published photos taken earlier today showing “Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif… lay[ing] a wreath at the grave of assassinated Hezbollah military commander” Imad Mughniyeh, a terrorist who was killed in 2008 after having spent literally decades killing Americans and others on behalf of his paymasters in Tehran. Celebrating ...

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Jan 14, 2014 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from Pamela Geller: I am surprised he is only up for 10 years, Based on that Jonathan Pollard should have been released twenty years ago. U.S.-Iranian Citizen Arrested for Shipping Military Secrets to Tehran by Abha Shankar, ITP, January 13, 2014 A criminal complaint charged Mozaffar Khazaee (aka Arash Khazaie) of shipping secret copyrighted documents relating ...

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Jan 14, 2014 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian Army Commander Major General Ataollah Salehi downplayed the US officials’ war rhetoric against Tehran, and said the enemies are not able to confront Iran militarily. “Had the enemy been able to confront us militarily, it would have already taken action,” Salehi said in Tehran on Tuesday. He referred to the current political and nuclear ...

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Jan 14, 2014 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from JPOST: The office of Defense Minister Moshe Ya’alon on Tuesday would neither confirm nor deny comments attributed to him calling US Secretary of State John Kerry “obsessive” and “messianic.” Tuesday editions of the daily tabloid Yedioth Ahronoth quote Ya’alon as telling associates in private conversations that Kerry “should take his Nobel Prize and ...

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Jan 14, 2014 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from WEEKLY STANDARD: Iranian president Hassan Rouhani is taking to Twitter to gloat about the nuclear deal his country struck with the U.S. and other Western countries. "Our relationship w/ the world is based on Iranian nation's interests. In #Geneva agreement world powers surrendered to Iranian nation's will," Rouhani tweeted about an hour ago. Our relationship ...

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Jan 14, 2014 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from WASHINGTON FREE BEACON: A longtime aide for Secretary of State John Kerry is urging senators to oppose a new Iran sanctions measure because it would level tough penalties on Tehran should it carry out a terror attack against Americans anywhere in the world. One of the requirements of a new bipartisan Iran sanctions bill ...

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