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Chelsea Manning on the Islamic State: 'ISIS cannot be defeated by bombs and bullets'
WikiLeaks source Chelsea Manning believes military action won’t destroy the Islamic State, and thinks that the United States and its allies should attempt to disrupt the militants into self-destruction through containment.

16.09.2014 16:39

‘Anti-immigrant policies and Islamophobia push Muslims to join ISIS’
Islamophobia and the rise of right-wing parties push Muslims to the Islamic Caliphate where they could live unmolested and wouldn’t be marked for wearing the hijab or treated badly, Mia Bloom from the Center for Terrorism and Security Studies told RT.

16.09.2014 12:51

Justice Dept. launches new intel-gathering program to ‘counter extremism’
The US Department of Justice said it is launching a national pilot program in a number of cities to try and detect American extremists interested in joining terrorist organizations and fighting in countries like Syria and Iraq.

16.09.2014 03:08

Israel nixes drone deal with Ukraine to not anger Russia – report
Israel’s Foreign Ministry blocked the proposed sale of military hardware to Ukraine to avoid a strain in relations with Russia – even after the country’s Defense Ministry approved the transaction – Israeli media reported. The deal with Kiev included UAVs.

16.09.2014 02:21

Iran refuses to help 'self-serving' US fight ISIS
Iran has refused an offer from the United States to join a global alliance preparing to combat Islamic State militants, according to Iran's supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei.

15.09.2014 14:24

Fight with ISIS spreads across globe: How are roles distributed in that battle?
“This can’t be America’s fight alone,” US President Barack Obama stressed in his ISIS speech. Indeed, about 40 countries have joined the battle with the radical group that’s left scores dead in Iraq. But who does what on that battlefield?

15.09.2014 08:32

‘IS could expand to Jordan, Lebanon and Turkey’
The Islamic State has the potential to affect the entire Levant, though only few states in the region are contributing to the effort to fight this threat, the CEO at Country Risk Solutions, Daniel Wagner told RT.

15.09.2014 11:29

‘British-US policy to fight ISIS isn’t going to work’
Obama-Cameron plan to defeat ISIS is inherently flawed and will fail, causing only more deaths, more chaos and more religious wars, Lawrence Freeman, editor of the Executive Intelligence Review magazine, told RT.

14.09.2014 03:56

Australia to deploy 600 troops, fighter jets to help battle Islamic State – PM
Australia is set to deploy hundreds of troops against Islamic State militants in Iraq. The task force, which will include Special Forces military advisors and assault jets, will be stationed in UAE as part of a “humanitarian operation.”

14.09.2014 05:09

IDF intel veterans refuse to operate in ‘occupied Palestine’ - open letter
Forty-three veterans from an elite Israeli military intelligence unit have written an open letter refusing to continue operating in the occupied Palestinian territories, as it is aimed at “political persecution” and not the defense of Israel.

13.09.2014 09:04

Lawmakers weigh White House plan against Islamic State
Many in Congress, even usual opponents of President Barack Obama, are supporting the White House’s plan to combat Islamic State militants. House Speaker John Boehner, for instance, called on Congress to “give the president what he's been asking for.”

11.09.2014 18:23

Israel starts investigating alleged Gaza abuses by its own forces
The Israeli Defense Forces are launching criminal probes into five cases of alleged misconduct and breach of international law by their own soldiers in the summer operation in the Gaza Strip. This will be part of a series totaling 99 investigations.

11.09.2014 07:20

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