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Is this the end of ISIS?

Syrian forces celebrate the liberation of Raqqa from ISIS control. Credit: Erik De Castro/Reuters, published on October 17, 2017, link to original https://media.pri.org/s3fs-public/styles/story_main/public/story/images/RTS1GUES.jpg?itok=w-7gAkg1
March 22, 2018

Under the Trump administration, America has seen major improvements in the fight against ISIS. In Trump’s first 11 months as president, ISIS lost 18 percent more of its territory compared to the amount...

Five Things Friday: from troops to repeat elections

Photo by Diego Cambiaso, published October 22, 2014, License link:  https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0/legalcode , Link to original work: https://www.flickr.com/photos/djc/15870725062/in/photolist-qbrBCJ-f3CJ1p-7hjKth-7hjKow-ebZX33-bPnryH-bAsQdy-bPnr76-bAsJRy-bPnGrk-bAsRSy-fAtJW4-7hcVH3-6tV41x-djGtgH-64MgxG-fAz7w-7hfMGx-ec129f-7hjKCf-7hfMvB-6QWdCE-7hjKLq-7hfN6M-4hPJpw-bPnpJH-bPnp98-bPnFtp-bPnqpR-bAsYKj-bAt4XN-hHVc-bPnCQ8-bPnJiF-bPnHSD-ek338b-XKPKJe-i4FzMR-jcgJB-sANTiu-j6CK2-FMbu1-5Yvf4G-FMg2X-9AcADt-6rSCSU-vmqZf-7z1vR7-6mm8Ce-7nVqJV , John Kelly released additional information to the press about the troops in Niger during a press conference at the White House
October 27, 2017

10/21/17: President Trump questioned about troops in Niger President Trump has come under criticism for calling a widowed wife of one of the four American troops killed during an ambush in Niger. When...

Persecution in Pakistan: Taliban murders 69 Christians on Easter Sunday

The Shalamar Garden in Lahore, Pakistan, a city where religious persecution is still alive
March 29, 2016

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An Oversimplified Retelling of the al Shabab

At the beginning of February, a bomb was detonated in a passenger plane, creating a hole on its side. Authorities were unable to find who was  to blame until the al Shabab claimed responsibility online. The extremists said that it was to wage war on Somali Muslims.
Just when you thought al Qaeda and the Islamic State were all we had.
March 15, 2016

Terrorism is a wide spread phenomenon today, but its major rise did not occur until the birth of the modern military technology. After countries such as the United States mobilized with large forces and...

What Our Muslim Neighbors Probably Think About the Islamic State

The Grande Mosquée de Paris looms over the city, welcoming adherents since 1926.
In light of what happened, the ones set apart from the radicalism call up their response.
November 20, 2015

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