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Al-Qaeda’s “Inspire” Magazine Targets US Commuter Trains With Homemade “Derailment Devices”

zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden / Aug 12, 2017 The magazine that helped the Tsarnaev brothers pull off the Boston Marathon bombing – while also purporting to teach wannabe jihadis how to “make a bomb in the kitchen of your mom” – is homing in on its next target: America’s crumbling transportation infrastructure. “Inspire,” the Al Qaeda […]

Al-Qaeda’s “Inspire” Magazine Targets US Commuter Trains With Homemade “Derailment Devices”

The magazine that helped the Tsarnaev brothers pull off the Boston Marathon bombing – while also purporting to teach wannabe jihadis how to “make a bomb in the kitchen of your mom” – is homing in on its next target: America’s crumbling transportation infrastructure. “Inspire,” the Al Qaeda propaganda magazine, will dedicate its next issue […]

US Military Presence Overseas Mushrooming: Here, There, And Everywhere

Authored by Alex Groka via The Strategic Culture Foundation, Around 200,000 US troops are stationed in 177 countries throughout the world. The forces use several hundred bases, more than 1,000 if the figure includes overseas warehouse and installations. The US may need more soon, with its presence and involvement in armed conflicts on the rise. It was […]

Syrian Army Poised To Retake Last Al-Qaeda Held District In Damascus

This week the Syrian Army has been pounding the last al-Qaeda held district of Damascus, and as Alarabiya TV reports, an all out ground assault by the army is looking "imminent". Jobar lies within the Syrian capital's eastern side and extends close to the center of the city. The district has been held by armed opposition […]

Jatras: “Isolated Trump Flails Helplessly, Bows To Irrational Policies On Russia & Europe Imposed By Congress”

Authored by James George Jatras via The Strategic Culture Foundation, President Donald Trump has signed the sanctions bill against Russia, North Korea, and Iran. With the near-unanimous, veto-proof margin by which the so-called «Countering America’s Adversaries Through Sanctions Act» was passed by both the House and the Senate, Trump was in a lose-lose position. In […]

Trump Saw A Disturbing Video, Then He Shut Down The CIA’s Covert Syria Program

While we've carefully documented the dynamics in play behind Trump's decision to end the CIA's covert Syria program, as well as the corresponding fury this immediately unleashed among the usual hawkish DC policy wonks, new information on what specifically impacted the president's thinking has emerged. Thomas Joscelyn, a Middle East analyst for the Foundation for […]

UK Terrorism: ‘Enough’ Is Not ‘Enough’

Authored by Douglas Murray via The Gatestone Institute, Were terror attacks like this simply something that the British public would have to get used to, as the Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, had suggested? What if the public did not want to get used to them? That the UK authorities allowed the "Al-Quds Day" march […]

A Month Of Multiculturalism In France: June 2017

Authored by Soeren Kern via The Gatestone Institute, "I am in fundamental disagreement with these left-wing people who do everything to dissociate fundamentalism from Islam. Islam has been radicalized for fifty years. On the Shiite side, there was Imam Khomeini and his Islamic revolution. In the Sunni world, there was Saudi Arabia, which used its […]

Murder Of Green Berets In Jordan Exposed Secretive CIA Syria Program Details

"The Jordanian government had a strong incentive to gloss over the murders of the three Green Berets.  Likewise, the CIA was scared of potential blowback and the exposing of their covert program," says investigative journalist Jack Murphy, himself an Army special forces veteran. A premeditated green-on-blue attack in Jordan outside of King Faisal Air Base (at […]

Photos Of Aleppo Rising: Swimsuits, Concerts And Rebuilding In First Jihadi-Free Summer

When taxi and bus drivers take journalists into Syria via the Beirut-Damascus Highway these days, there’s a common greeting that has become a kind of local tradition as the drivers pull into their Damascus area destinations. They confidently tell their passengers: “welcome to the real Syria.” Local Syrians living in government areas are all too aware of […]