corbyn:-us.-should-have-arrested-al-baghdadi

United Kingdom Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn said Wednesday that American forces should have arrested Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi during their raid on his compound last month, rather than letting the terrorist mastermind kill himself. “If we preach international law and international legal process through the International Court of Justice in The Hague,…

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why-haven’t-we-heard-a-peep-from-islamic-powers-about-china-brutalizing-1-million-muslims?

Anyone observing academia from within would know that most of the research coming out of a majority of social science departments is meaningless and irrelevant. It’s a self-referential racket that squanders money on bureaucratic nonsense and on research subjects completely dissociated with normal life and policy. Had it not been so, right now there would…

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trump-was-right-to-keep-the-baghdadi-raid-secret-from-schiff

The latest media freakout over the death of Abu Bakr-al Baghdadi is because Trump failed to disclose information about the raid to the House Intelligence Committee beforehand. Trump alleges the reason he did not inform the committee about the raid is due to his mistrust of the committee’s chairman, Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Calif. He called…

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meet-the-very-good-dog-who-chased-a-cowardly-terrorist-to-his-death

President Trump tweeted a photo of a very good dog on Monday afternoon. A key member of the Special Forces operation in Syria that took out Islamic State Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi on Saturday was a German shepherd who chased al-Baghdadi down a tunnel to his death. The name of the dog is still classified information, but…

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10-questions-to-ask-about-trump’s-removal-of-troops-from-syria

The U.S. foreign policy establishment has gone into meltdown mode since President Trump announced last week a withdrawal of several dozen troops from a corridor in northern Syria. American forces had been there since 2014, joined with a Kurdish splinter group to fight the notorious Sunni Arab terrorist organization, the Islamic State (ISIS). Trump made…

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the-syria-crisis-highlights-precisely-what’s-wrong-with-us.-foreign-policy

President Donald Trump is clearing U.S. troops out of the way of an imminent Turkish offensive into northeastern Syria. The withdrawal highlights long-building frictions between the United States and Turkey. Through the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, each state has committed to go to war to defend the other. They used to agree who the enemy…

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don’t-believe-these-tired-myths-about-ending-the-18-year-war-in-afghanistan

Zalmay Khalilzad, the Trump administration’s chief negotiator with the Taliban, has endured a lot of pressure in the last week. Former U.S. ambassadors, Fox News pundits, and think tank analysts alike have denounced his draft agreement in full without knowing what is in the final document. Afghan President Ashraf Ghani’s advisers have already expressed that…

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isis-resurging-in-syria,-building-a-new-caliphate-from-inside-refugee-camp

Islamic State fighters are rapidly establishing a new caliphate in northeast Syria after the jihadists gained control over the huge camp they were ousted to by U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces. The Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces, backed by U.S. airstrikes, captured villages in Syria’s eastern province in March, toppling ISIS’ final outpost in the region. The…

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