Monthly Archives: November 2014

Jihad Cult: Why Young Germans Are Answering Call To Holy War

Jihad Cult: Why Young Germans Are Answering Call To Holy War http://www.fortunascorner.wordpress.com The November 28, 2014 online/international edition of Der Spiegel has a lengthy article on “what is motivating hundreds of young Germans to travel to Syria and join and fight for the murderous cult of the Islamic State.” Germany’s Most Notorious Islamic State Fighter […]

Retired U.S. Army General Daniel Bolger On Losing In Iraq

Retired U.S. Army General Daniel Bolger On Losing In Iraq Thursday, November 20, 2014 | Categories: Day 6 Blog 57 http://www.cbc.ca/day6/blog/ 2014/11/20/daniel-bolger-why- we-lost/ Listen Canada is in the midst of a six month mission in Iraq, fighting Islamic State militants. The U.S. is leading the mission there, coordinating and commanding airstrikes being carried out by […]

Beijing Voices Strongest Opposition Yet To U.S. Missile Defense In South Korea

Beijing Voices Strongest Opposition Yet To U.S. Missile Defense In South Korea Staff Reporter 2014-11-28 Qiu Guohong, the Chinese ambassador to the Republic of Korea (Photo/Xinhua) Qiu Guohong, the Chinese ambassador to the Republic of Korea (Photo/Xinhua) Qiu Guohong, the Chinese ambassador to the Republic of Korea, expressed Beijing’s opposition to the deployment of a […]

Why America Won’t Pay Ransom To Islamic State

Why America Won’t Pay Ransom to Islamic State France, Germany and others shell out millions to terrorists, ensuring more kidnappings and bankrolling violence. http://online.wsj.com/ articles/max-boot-why-america- wont-pay-ransom-to-islamic- state-1417215977 By Max Boot Nov. 28, 2014 The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria announced on Nov. 16, in another grisly video, that it had beheaded American aid worker […]

Attack Plane Built For Afghanistan Comes Under Scrutiny

Attack plane built for Afghanistan comes under scrutiny By Clifford Davis The Florida Times-Union Published: November 30, 2014 http://www.stripes.com/news/ air-force/attack-plane-built- for-afghanistan-comes-under- scrutiny-1.316608?utm_source= feedburner&utm_medium=feed& utm_campaign=Feed%3A+ starsandstripes%2Fgeneral+% 28Stars+and+Stripes%29 JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (Tribune News Service) — Embraer rolled its first A-29 Super Tucano attack plane out of its Jacksonville facility to grinning politicians and military brass in September as […]

Islamic State Has A ‘Dirty Bomb’ Says U.K. Jihadi — Amid Claims Of 40kg (88lbs.) Of Stolen Uranium

Islamic State Has A ‘Dirty Bomb’ Says U.K. Jihadi — Amid Claims Of 40kg (88lbs.) Of Stolen Uranium http://www.fortunascorner.wordpress.com Jennifer Smith, writing in the November 30, 2014 edition of London’s, TheDailyMailOnline, says that “the Islamic State claims to have constructed a ‘dirty bomb’ — after stealing 40kg (88lbs.) of uranium from an Iraqi university,.” some […]

Tales Told Out of School in Pyongyang Cause Stir

Tales Told Out of School in Pyongyang Cause Stir http://www.nytimes.com/2014/ 11/30/world/tales-told-out-of- school-in-pyongyang-cause- stir.html?smid=nytcore-iphone- share&smprod=nytcore-iphone By RICK GLADSTONENOV. 29, 2014 A memoir by a Korean-American author about teaching English to adolescent boys at a private university in Pyongyang was certain to anger the North Korean government. But the author, Suki Kim, may have provoked even more […]