Dabiq is both the name of a small town in Northern Syria and the Islamic State’s most potent online recruiting magazine. Why was this name chosen?
This initial assessment by The Soufan Group (below) strikes me as about as realistic and insightful as we are likely to find over the coming days in the general media. “Trust, but verify” […]
High Stakes Baghdad-driven Operation to “Liberate” Tikrit by Shi’a, Sunni, Arab, Kurdish and Persian “Coalition”
Great article and assessment from Al Jazeera (originator) and passed along via The Soufan Group. We can only hope that the White House, Pentagon, State Department and all parties in this complex […]
Until our leaders and education system catch up, we need to have more community conversations about the challenges we face around the globe relative to how others perceive America and the Western […]
Recently on a long flight, I opted to watch “Robocop 2014,” which started with Samuel Jackson, as a TV personality, challenging America as to why every other country in the world was […]
Throughout the history of warfare it has generally been accurate to say, “One man’s terrorist is another man’s freedom fighter.” In 2003, this adage has never been more true than in the […]