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Refugee dilemma: Christians disadvantaged as Muslims dominate

Social media is aflame right now in the US regarding the refugee dilemma created by chaos in Syria. Compassion is, as I mentioned in a previous column, in conflict with security concerns. While many of us perceive the horrendous human … Continue reading

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On Syria, former CIA officer says ‘Take the Russian Gift Horse’s Gift’

Former CIA officer Michael Scheuer rarely agrees with status quo Democrats or Republicans on foreign policy, and he is roundly dismissed by some because he is harshly critical of US policy towards Israel. Scheuer is now weighing in on Russia … Continue reading

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For ISIL, looting archaeological and historical objects helps fund terrorism

The FBI is intent on dealing with a source of funding for the terrorist group ISIL. Archaeological and historical objects provide ready cash for the Islamic State in the Levant group seeking to establish a caliphate. Think tanks say the … Continue reading

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USAID: Obamaphones in Syria and food aid to parties representing ‘threats’ to USA

Obamaphones not just at home, but in Syria? 

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Confusion drops along with bombs on Syria

As news alerts scrolled across screens, announcing the US and a coalition of partner countries were dropping bombs on Syria, many of us felt confused. After all, President Barack Obama campaigned as a peacenik of sorts, and he was awarded … Continue reading

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Sotloff believed dead; latest casualty in the war on journalists

There’s a veritable war on journalists right now in certain parts of the globe, and Steven Joel Sotloff is believed to be the latest casualty. SITE Intel Group has been credited as the source of information about Sotloff’s death, posting … Continue reading

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Rice and Obama concerned about ‘flow of foreigners’—into Syria, not U.S.

Syria and the U.S. have one thing in common—foreign nationals flooding into the country. Susan Rice, national security adviser to President Barack Obama, made a statement to CNN on May 28 that should have received attention. It didn’t.

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