Archive for June, 2014

Jihadist ISIL Group Growing Threat Across Mideast

Jihadist ISIL Group Growing Threat Across Mideast

| June 11, 2014

Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant on pace to replace al-Qaeda as world’s most dangerous terror organization.

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Going Back to Iraq

Going Back to Iraq

| June 10, 2014

The U.S. has spent almost a decade trying to extricate itself from Iraq. Today’s seizure of one of Iraq’s most important cities by Sunni extremists may well require the U.S. to become more involved.

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The Fall of Mosul

The Fall of Mosul

| June 10, 2014

A strategic disaster assisted by Obama’s withdrawal from Iraq.

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Jihadist Groups’ Threat To US Grows, Report Says

Jihadist Groups’ Threat To US Grows, Report Says

| June 4, 2014

Report Names Civil War in Syria Largest Driver of Growth of Jihadist Activity.

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The Accelerating Spread of Terrorism

The Accelerating Spread of Terrorism

| June 3, 2014

Since 2010, there has been a 58% increase in the number of jihadist groups world-wide.

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US Vacates Base in Central Asia as Russia’s Clout Rises

US Vacates Base in Central Asia as Russia’s Clout Rises

| June 3, 2014

The United States has handed back its only Central Asian airbase to the government of Russia’s close ally Kyrgyzstan.

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