Evidence seems to support the claim by Islamic State that the group is a fully functioning state and not just an armed group, says Mara Revkin who is a PhD student in Political Science at Yale University.
As events in Syria have proved, Russia is the biggest block on the endless war lobby’s plans for world domination, which is why the removal of Putin and his replacement with a marionette who will do exactly what the neocons want is their overriding objective.
There are a number of inconsistencies in David Cameron’s speech on combating extremism and he basically broadened the fishing net on who will now be considered an extremist, says Dilly Hussain, deputy editor of British Muslim news website 5 Pillars.
Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS/ISIL) militants used poison gas while shelling a Kurdish village in late June, UK-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reports, citing medical testimonies and analyses.
President Barack Obama said that, despite recent setbacks, the current US strategy would defeat Islamic State – but it won't happen fast. He blamed Congress for hindering the ongoing fight against ISIS by not approving a new terrorism sanctions czar.
The number of displaced persons worldwide is at an all-time high of almost 60 million, half of whom are children, according to a new report from the UN refugee agency. The causes are war, conflict and persecution, largely stemming from Syria.