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How refugees are being forced back to a war zone to repay their debts 16.12.2017 Washington Post
How refugees are being forced back to a war zone to repay their debts
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Trump's First Year Sets Record for US Special Ops, Deploying to 149 Countries 14.12.2017 Truthout.com
Soldiers engage in a training exercise in Fort Irwin, California, on August 28, 2016. (Photo: The US Army )   Your support is crucial to keeping ethical journalism alive! Donate now to keep our writers on the streets, covering the most important issues and beats. "We don't know exactly where we're at in the world, militarily, and what we're doing,"  said  Senator Lindsey Graham, a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, in October. That was in the wake of the combat deaths of four members of the Special Operations forces in the West African nation of Niger. Graham and other senators expressed shock about the deployment, but the global sweep of America's most elite forces is, at best, an open secret. Earlier this year before that same Senate committee -- though Graham was not in attendance -- General Raymond Thomas, the chief of US Special Operations Command (SOCOM), offered some clues about the planetwide reach of America's most elite troops. "We operate and fight in every corner of the world," ...
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The Philippines just extended martial law. How far will Duterte go to stop terrorism? 14.12.2017 Washington Post
The Philippines just extended martial law. How far will Duterte go to stop terrorism?
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Suicide bomber kills 17 at Somali police academy 14.12.2017 LA Times: Commentary

An Islamic extremist suicide bomber killed at least 17 people and injured 20 at a police academy in Somalia's capital Thursday, police said.

The bomber, with explosives strapped around his waist, infiltrated Gen. Kahiye Police Academy in Mogadishu and targeted officers gathering for special morning...

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Authorities in Bangladesh say Manhattan bomber was ‘self-radicalized’ 14.12.2017 Washington Post: World
Akayed Ullah spoke to his wife in Bangladesh on the phone hours before subway blast.
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LinkedIn hosted jihadist lectures, Blair institute reveals 13.12.2017 BBC: Technology
Lectures and essays by Islamist extremists have been shared on the Microsoft-owned social network.
Elif Shafak’s new novel is so timely that it seems almost clairvoyant 13.12.2017 Washington Post
Elif Shafak’s new novel is so timely that it seems almost clairvoyant
Lying doesn't make Trump's anti-terror ploys any more effective 12.12.2017 Washington Post: Op-Eds
Lying doesn't make Trump's anti-terror ploys any more effective
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Egypt detains 8 anti-Trump protesters after Cairo rally 11.12.2017 Washington Post: World
Egypt has detained eight protesters and accused them of “association with a terrorist organization” after they took part in a small demonstration against President Donald Trump’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, a rights lawyer said Monday.
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Pakistan is many years behind us in everything 11.12.2017 Rediff: News
'Islamabad is only as big as a Delhi suburb.'
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The pundits were wrong about Assad and the Islamic State. As usual, they're not willing to admit it 10.12.2017 LA Times: Commentary

The Islamic State is a shadow of its former self. In 2014, the extremist group seemed to make substantial inroads in achieving its stated goal of a caliphate. It boasted tens of thousands of fighters and territorial control over an area roughly the size of South Korea. By almost every metric, Islamic...

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When Washington Cheered the Jihadists 9.12.2017 ConsortiumNews.com
Exclusive: Official Washington helped unleash hell on Syria and across the Mideast behind the naïve belief that jihadist proxies could be used to transform the region for the better, explains Daniel Lazare. By Daniel Lazare When a Department of Defense intelligence…Read more →
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British intelligence reportedly foils plot to kill prime minister 6.12.2017 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
British news media report that MI5 uncovered a plot to kill Theresa May in a suicide attack on No. 10 Downing Street. Reports say two suspects will be appearing in court on Wednesday.
Two men charged with plot to kill Theresa May 6.12.2017 Hindu: News
Two men have been charged with a plot to kill British Prime Minister Theresa May and a court hearing on the case is expected on Wednesday, British media reported.Naa’imur Zakariyah Rahman, 20, and M...
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Treasury targets cleric accused of helping IS recruits 5.12.2017 AP Politics
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Treasury Department took action Tuesday against a Jamaica-based Islamic cleric accused of helping Islamic State recruits travel to areas controlled by the militant group....
Brian Ross is an investigative reporting star. But he’s made some staggering blunders. 5.12.2017 Washington Post
Brian Ross is an investigative reporting star. But he’s made some staggering blunders.
Ali Abdullah Saleh, Yemen’s authoritarian leader snared in proxy-war intrigue, dies at 75 5.12.2017 Washington Post
Ali Abdullah Saleh, Yemen’s authoritarian leader snared in proxy-war intrigue, dies at 75
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Mattis urges Pakistan to ‘redouble’ efforts against Islamist militants 5.12.2017 Washington Post
Mattis urges Pakistan to ‘redouble’ efforts against Islamist militants
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NIA court frames charges against three in Mysuru court blast 4.12.2017 India – The Indian Express
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Pakistan is making concessions to religious extremists. What’s the cost? 3.12.2017 Washington Post: World
Two dramatic events have strengthened the sway hard line Islamic groups hold in the country.
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