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Did US Threaten Families Trying to Rescue Their Children from ISIS?

Did US Threaten Families Trying to Rescue Their Children from ISIS?
Is ISIS successfully manipulating U.S. politicians and media? Did the U.S. government threaten the families of the beheaded journalists if they paid the ransom allegedly demanded by the extremist group?
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Al-Shabab Terror Group Says US on Hit List (But First: Ethiopia, Kenya)

Al-Shabab Terror Group Says US on Hit List (But First: Ethiopia, Kenya)
Making a rare threat against the United States, a senior member of Somalia's Islamic insurgent group that has carried out terrorist attacks abroad said Thursday that holy war will come to America and that Islam's flag will one day fly over Washington.
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Syrian Media Says 175 al-Qaeda Linked Rebels Killed by Army in Damascus Ambush

Syrian Media Says 175 al-Qaeda Linked Rebels Killed by Army in Damascus Ambush
Syrian army troops killed 175 rebels in an ambush Wednesday south of Damascus, state media reported, a major attack targeting mostly al-Qaeda-linked fighters as part of a government effort to secure the capital.
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NY Times Benghazi Investigation Shows the Extent of Misinformation Spread by Right Wing Extremists

NY Times Benghazi Investigation Shows the Extent of Misinformation Spread by Right Wing Extremists
Rep. Frank Wolf, VA-R, has been one of the most vocal critics of the 2012 tragedy at the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya. A new report from the New York Times that shows no link between the attack and al-Qaeda shows just how wrong Wolf and others were about the polarizing event.
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Suspected Al-Qaeda Bomb Plotter Extradited to US After 12 Years in Belgian Prison

Suspected Al-Qaeda Bomb Plotter Extradited to US After 12 Years in Belgian Prison
A man arrested in Belgium shortly after the terror attacks on September 11, 2001 has been extradited to the US. He is charged with conspiracy in a suicide bomb plot meant to kill Americans traveling in Europe.
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Warnographic Bin Laden Raid Images and Video Need Not See Light of Day, Court Says

Warnographic Bin Laden Raid Images and Video Need Not See Light of Day, Court Says
A federal appeals court Tuesday backed the U.S. government's decision not to release photos and video taken of Osama bin Laden during and after a raid in which the terrorist leader was killed by U.S. commandos.
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Steve Cooper
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A Liberal's Defense of Drones

A Liberal's Defense of Drones
Civil liberties and justice are important values of America, and I do not believe in government becoming drunk on power or a president acting as king. However, President Obama and his defense team have done neither.
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Will Congress Take on Drones in 2013?

Will Congress Take on Drones in 2013?
Since President Obama took office, his administration has dramatically increased the use of unmanned armed drones throughout the Middle East and Africa. Congress should push for clear, public standards that can contribute to an international conversation about global standards for the use of drones.
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