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Should the West simply surrender to ISIL and the ‘religion of peace’?


Special to By Alexander Maistrovoy “France is at war,” President Francois Hollande said after ISIL attack (as if it had not happened before – 9/11, Madrid in 2004, London in 2005, Boston in 2003, Marathon bombing, countless acts of […]

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World War IV, 14 years on, is being lost by the West


Special to By Norman Bailey As in previous conflicts, Western civilization is being hampered in the war with radical Islam by widespread denial. The world has been at war for sixty-eight of the past hundred years. World War I […]

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Face of evil resurfaces in Paris: ISIL jubilant as EU, U.S. confront intel and info war failures

The wounded are evacuated from the Bataclan concert hall on Friday, Nov. 13. / Yoan Valat / EPA

Special to by Dr. Jack Caravelli, Geostrategy-Direct The French capital was under siege again as a brazen, coordinated attack on six popular Parisian locations was carried out on Nov. 13 by what is almost certainly an Islamic terrorist group, […]

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ISIL takes toll on Egypt’s economy as tourists leave Sinai

Passengers board an Egyptair Express plane bound for Cairo at Sharm el-Sheikh Airport, south Sinai, Egypt on Nov. 9.  /AP/Thomas Hartwell

Special to Russia, Britain and several Western European nations sent airliners to Egypt on Oct. 9 to bring home thousands of tourists from the Sinai Peninsula amid an increased terror threat from Islamic State of Iraq and Levant (ISIL). […]

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Egypt’s Sisi comes in from the cold with warm welcome in London

Egyptian President Abdul Fatah Sisi and British Prime Minister David Cameron at a joint press conference in London on Nov. 5. /AFP/Stefan Rousseau

Special to Egyptian President Abdul Fatah Sisi is enjoying the West’s warm embrace as Cairo’s strategic importance in the Middle East comes more into focus amid failed states and the threat of terrorism. Sisi this week arrived in London […]

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Yet another annoying and inconvenient truth from Benjamin Netanyahu

Grand Mufti of Jerusalem, Haj Amin al Husseini with Adolf Hitler in 1941. / Keystone / Getty Images

Special to By Sol W. Sanders Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has done it again: he has repeated what any historian of the Middle East knows, that the so-called Grand Mufti of Jerusalem, Haj Amin al Husseini, was a […]

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Two Libyans identified as new suspects in Lockerbie bombing

Pan Am Flight 103 exploded over Lockerbie, Scotland, killing all 259 people on board.  /AFP/Getty Images

Special to Scottish prosecutors have identified two Libyan nationals as suspects in the 1988 bombing of Pan Am Flight 103 over Lockerbie, Scotland. The prosecutors are looking to U.S. and Scottish investigators to interview the suspects in Tripoli, but […]

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MI5 chief: Threat to British security is now the highest since 9/11

An armed police officer stands outside the Houses of Parliament, central London November 26 , 2014. Britain's terrorism watchdog has criticised the government's proposed new security laws, describing some of the measures as an "announcement waiting for a policy".  A bill introduced by Home Secretary Theresa May on Wednesday is designed to crack down on Britons wanting to travel to Syria and Iraq to fight, and to prevent veterans of those conflicts from returning unless they agree to comply with the authorities under Temporary Exclusion Orders. 

Special to by Dr. Jack Caravelli, Geostrategy-Direct The head of Great Britain’s equivalent of the FBI says the threat from radicalized Islamist recruits is posing the highest threat in over a decade to British security. Andrew Parker, head of […]

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An insider’s look at the coming race for British Prime Minister

Liam Fox and David Cameron. / Rex

Special to by Dr. Jack Caravelli, Geostrategy-Direct UK Prime Minister David Cameron won a sweeping electoral victory for his Conservative Party this May but already three to four senior Tory politicians are seen as possibly maneuvering behind the scenes […]

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French, British tell Russia to focus its fire on ISIL

Russian defence ministry website footage of an airstrike in Syria.

Special to France and the UK are calling on Russia to focus its air strikes on Islamic State of Iraq and Levant (ISIL) instead of moderate rebels opposed to the Assad regime. Britain’s defense ministry said on Oct. 4 […]

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