ISLAMIST EXTREMISTS

“Raqqa’s liberation will change, not end, fight against ISIS”


POLITICO

“The near-collapse of the Islamic State’s self-declared caliphate will still leave the group a potent terrorist threat in the West, with thousands of adherents around the world.

But its battlefield losses and the evaporation of its grandiose territorial ambitions could at least blunt its propaganda efforts and its lure to potential recruits.

“This is more like the end of the beginning rather than the beginning of the end in the struggle against the Islamic State,” said Jim Phillips, a senior research fellow at The Heritage Foundation, following reports that U.S. allies in Syria had taken control of ISIS’ capital of Raqqa. “They’re likely to go underground and put down deep roots and bide their time to wait for another violent eruption.” MORE

CARTOON


“Donald Trump’s week of controversial remarks”


MSNBC

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“Pathological Liar Paul Ryan Shows He Knows Nothing About ISIS and Refugees”


POLITICUS USA

Yeah. Not really sure where to dive in here, because Speaker Paul Ryan’s (R-WI) press conference Tuesday morning about ISIS and the Syrian refugees could have just as easily been had with Sarah Palin. Licking his lips in excitement given his new leadership role, Ryan’s presser was riddled with inaccuracies, misunderstandings, and claimed ignorance.

“Yeah. Not really sure where to dive in here, because Speaker Paul Ryan’s (R-WI) press conference Tuesday morning about ISIS and the Syrian refugees could have just as easily been had with Sarah Palin.
Licking his lips in excitement given his new leadership role, Ryan’s presser was riddled with inaccuracies, misunderstandings, and claimed ignorance.”

“Sanders: Middle East allies must step up to fight ISIL”


POLITICO

BERNIE'S ARM

“Obama names special envoy for hostages”


POLITICO

President Barack Obama delivers remarks at Andrew P. Sanchez Community Center in New Orleans, Thursday, Aug. 27, 2015, for the 10th anniversary since the devastation of Hurricane Katrina. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

President Barack Obama delivers remarks at Andrew P. Sanchez Community Center in New Orleans, Thursday, Aug. 27, 2015, for the 10th anniversary since the devastation of Hurricane Katrina. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

“Report: ISIS steps up use of chemicals on battlefields in Iraq and Syria”


CNN

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