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Report recommends DHS take ownership for countering violent extremism mission

    Intelligence Report  A changed terrorist threat landscape since the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001 means the Obama administration and Congress should implement a number of changes to U.S homeland security practices, including designating a single official within the … Continue reading

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WND EXCLUSIVE FEDS: FBI TAILED TOP TERROR RECRUITER TO PENTAGON

  More details emerge about one-time al-Qaida leader assassinated by U.S. drone strike The federal government has released documents that show Anwar al-Awlaki, the former Denver resident and onetime al-Qaida leader who was killed in 2011 in a U.S. missile … Continue reading

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Syria A Wicked Problem for All

By BRIAN PRICE CTC SENTINEL Intelligence Study  On August 26, 2013, Secretary of State John Kerry called the recent use of chemical weapons outside of Damascus “undeniable” and a “moral obscenity.”[1] This is the latest chapter in an already complex … Continue reading

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Remarks by the President at the National Defense University (Official Transcript)

  National Defense UniversityFort McNairWashington, D.C.  2:01 P.M. EDT THE PRESIDENT:  Good afternoon, everybody.  Please be seated.  It is a great honor to return to the National Defense University.  Here, at Fort McNair, Americans have served in uniform since 1791 … Continue reading

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“They will not tolerate the king any longer…. It is too late for him to make any reforms.” —Opposition leader, who preferred to remain anonymous

    Media Report  Last week, protests broke out in Jordan after a government decision to raise fuel prices. While protests have been taking place in Jordan for almost two years now, for the first time there is major involvement … Continue reading

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Human Rights Watch criticizes Qatar’s draft media law

  The draft media law which was approved by Qatar’s Shura council in June of this year has been criticised by Human Rights Watch (HRW) who said that provisions penalizing criticism of the local government and its relationship with other … Continue reading

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Iraq-Syria Border: The Next Durand Line?

Intelligence Analysis Report Deteriorating stability in both Syria and Iraq suggests that the Middle East might be skidding dangerously close to the precipice of a widespread sectarian conflict. The worsening situation in Syria will be measured in years, not months. … Continue reading

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Repression Bege…

    Repression Begets Rebellion in Saudi Arabia’s Eastern Province     Rioters in unrest-hit southeast Saudi Arabia (Source: Mideast Online)   Against the backdrop of ongoing simmering dissent in the Arab world, growing unrest in Saudi Arabia, in contrast, … Continue reading

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Repression Bege…

  Repression Begets Rebellion in Saudi Arabia’s Eastern Province   Against the backdrop of ongoing simmering dissent in the Arab world, growing unrest in Saudi Arabia, in contrast, has gone virtually unnoticed.  In a climate of increasing political openness, popular … Continue reading

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Sudan’s Arab …

    Sudan’s Arab Spring: The Only Uprising Against An Islamic Dictatorship – Gains Momentum But Tough Challenges Remain Ahead   By: Mansour Al-Hadj   (Director of Reform in the Arab and Muslim World Project at MEMRI.)   Introduction   … Continue reading

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