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Americans Voted To End War In Syria, But This Unelected Bureaucrat Lied To Overrule Them


Reported by Willis L. Krumholz  18, 2020

Americans Voted To End War In Syria, But This Unelected Bureaucrat Lied To Overrule Them

Defense One, a subsidiary of The Atlantic, came out with a story last week about a man named Jim Jeffrey. If you haven’t heard of him, don’t feel bad, but he’s pretty important in Washington, D.C. Under his fancy title, he’s been appointed to oversee the U.S. fight against ISIS and what are supposed to be the limited operations of the American troops who still remain in Syria.

Jeffrey is now also a hero in D.C., because in the interview with Defense One he bragged about how he misled President Donald Trump and other top White House officials about the real number of U.S. troops in Syria. “We were always playing shell games to not make clear to our leadership how many troops we had there,” Jeffrey told the Defense One reporter.

The Establishment Wants War in Syria

To say that the D.C. foreign policy establishment wants a U.S. ground presence in Syria is an understatement. During the Obama administration, partisan former Central Intelligence Agency Director John Brennan spent $1 billion from taxpayers per year trying to arm “moderate” rebels in Syria. What Brennan got was loads of American weapons in the hands of jihadists, including ISIS affiliates. In one example, a particular program trained 15,000 rebels in Jordan and returned them to Syria. Only “four or five” recruits out of the 15,000 turned up to fight. The rest either joined jihadist forces, including ISIS, or sold their American weapons to these forces.

The futility of regime change efforts didn’t deter official Washington, however. Western media raved about “the white helmets.” They also glossed over the fact that there were few moderate rebels and that many of America’s preferred rebels to take on the dictatorship of Bashar al-Assad were guilty of unspeakable brutalities.

Meanwhile, a civil war pitting Muslim Sunnis against Shias — which was partly fueled by American money and weapons and certainly fueled by weapons and money from Gulf Sunni states, including Saudi Arabia — caused a humanitarian crisis. Millions of refugees flooded Europe. Into this chaos and power vacuum stepped ISIS, which at its pinnacle had amassed a huge amount of territory in Iraq and Syria.

On the campaign trail in 2016, Trump repeatedly promised to destroy ISIS and then get U.S. troops out of Syria. This was a large difference between Trump and his Republican primary opponents and then later Hillary Clinton, who argued that U.S. involvement in Syria should not be limited to destroying the Islamic State and that the United States should topple Assad.

Trump’s view was that if Assad was toppled, the power vacuum would be greater, and the jihadist problem would worsen. He also argued that such a move was not in America’s interest, had no clear exit strategy, and would cause an even greater humanitarian disaster, including thousands of dead American troops.

As president, Trump routinely called Syria a place of “sand and death.” Multiple times he attempted to pull the United States out of Syria, only to be met with Assad allegedly striking civilians and official Washington clamoring for a response. Finally, in December 2018, Trump gave a withdrawal order. This led to the resignation (or firing) of Defense Secretary Jim Mattis, along with Brett McGurk, the former special envoy for Syria. Trump repeated that order in October 2019.

Jeffrey called Trump’s decision to fulfill his campaign promise and remove U.S. troops from Syria “the most controversial thing in my fifty years in government.” Each time Trump gave the withdrawal order, according to Jeffrey, Trump was “convinced to leave a residual force in Syria and the fight continued.” In reality, officials kept troops behind far above the “residual force,” unbeknownst to the president.

“What Syria withdrawal? There was never a Syria withdrawal,” Jeffrey bragged. “When the situation in northeast Syria had been fairly stable after we defeated ISIS, [Trump] was inclined to pull out. In each case, we then decided to come up with five better arguments for why we needed to stay. And we succeeded both times. That’s the story.”

Officially, America has 200 to 400 troops on the ground in northeast Syria, ostensibly to guard the oil fields in that area held by U.S. Kurdish allies. Anonymous officials say the number is more like 900 today, however, and Jeffrey told Defense One that the number of troops in Syria is “a lot more than” the roughly 200 troops that Trump agreed to leave behind there in October 2019.

Defense One concluded its story by noting that Jeffrey didn’t support Trump but agrees with Trump’s “realpolitik” Middle East foreign policy and efforts to make North Atlantic Treaty Organization members pay more for defense. Jeffrey also said he views Joe Biden favorably. In fact, after signing a letter in 2016 that said Trump was unfit for the presidency, it appears as if Jeffrey still opposes Trump: “I know what I did in 2016, I do not disagree with that,” Jeffrey said.

While Defense One quoted colleagues who said Jeffrey is a “consummate apolitical public servant,” many others were upset by Jeffrey’s admissions. Republican Rep. Jim Banks of Indiana, a member of the House Armed Services Committee, is furious and called for Jeffrey to be “punished.”

Who Has the Power in America?

People in Middle America should be enraged by Jeffrey’s interview. Washington, D.C., should be terrified that the American people might realize people like Jeffrey are only the tip of the iceberg. Jeffrey might be completely right about his view of the world and probably thinks he was doing the right thing, but that doesn’t matter. It doesn’t make Jeffrey’s behavior any less abhorrent.

People didn’t elect Jeffrey to anything. They elected Trump in 2016, and one factor in a bunch of working-class Americans opting for Trump was his promise not to start a new war in the Middle East. A large majority of Americans don’t want U.S. ground troops in Syria. Even a large chunk of Democrats who abhor Trump technically agree with his Syria policy. Labeling Jeffrey a “public servant” is a sick joke. Jeffrey is serving himself, or at least serving his ideology — and he does have an ideology.

Yes, it was Trump’s fault he hired people like John Bolton, a neoconservative ideologue who thought it was his job to stop Trump from following through with his campaign promises. Yet Trump isn’t ideological, and he often filled positions based on the recommendations of those around him, many of whom were card-carrying members of the Republican establishment.

Either way, Trump took a lot of heat for his order to pull troops out of Syria. Mattis resigned, and Democrats, media outlets, and Republicans such as Liz Cheney attacked Trump. Detractors hurled constant accusations that Trump wanting to get U.S. troops out of Syria was yet further proof he was a stooge of Russian President Vladimir Putin. Trump’s differences on foreign policy compared to the D.C. establishment, including over Syria policy, was even a significant factor in the FBI’s decision to legitimize baseless conspiracy theories that Trump was an agent of Russia.

Let’s step back for a second. Millions of working-class Americans, who also voted for Barack Obama, voted for Trump in 2016 because they wanted a change to policy. Now assume Trump is gone, and, truthfully, not much has changed on a fundamental level for many of these working-class citizens. What will happen when a large chunk of the American people realize their votes don’t affect policy?

Trump was considered norm-breaking and obnoxious to these D.C. insiders. Have these insiders not considered that the same people who sent Trump to the White House to shake things up might eventually opt for someone even more norm-breaking than Trump?

Willis L. Krumholz holds a JD and MBA degree from the University of St. Thomas. The views expressed are those of the author only. You can follow Willis on Twitter @WillKrumholz.

Over 50 beheaded by ISIS-aligned extremists in Mozambique raid

Destroyed houses are seen in the recently attacked village of Aldeia da Paz outside Macomia in the Cabo Delgado province of Mozambique on Aug. 24, 2019. On Aug. 1, 2019, the inhabitants of Aldeia da Paz joined the long list of victims of a faceless Islamist group that has been sowing death and terror for nearly two years in the north of the country. | AFP via Getty Images/MARCO LONGARI

Suspected Islamic State-aligned militants beheaded dozens of people and abducted others in weekend raids in the southern African country of Mozambique, according to state media.  Bernardino Rafael, who commands Mozambique’s police force, told media during a Monday briefing that extremists carried out attacks on several villages in the Miudumbe and Macomia districts of the Cabo Delgado province. With the beheading of over 50 people, Rafael said the terrorists also abducted women and children as well as burned down homes.

“They burned the houses then went after the population who had fled to the woods and started with their macabre actions,” Rafael said, according to Al-Jazeera.

Witnesses of the attack over the weekend told local media that the perpetrators herded residents onto a local soccer field in Mautide, where they were killed.  According to the BBC, the privately-owned Pinnacle News reported that villages in Mautide who tried to run were taken to the field and chopped to pieces.

“Police learned of the massacre committed by the insurgents through reports of people who found corpses in the woods,” an unnamed officer in the neighboring Mueda district was quoted as saying, according to Al-Jazeera.

“It was possible to count 20 bodies spread over an area of about 500 meters (1,640 feet). These were young people who were at an initiation rite ceremony accompanied by their advisers.”

One aid worker told the outlet that body parts of victims had been sent to their families for burial on Tuesday.

According to the BBC, sources told the state-run Mozambique News Agency that another group of attackers raided Nanjaba village on Friday night while chanting “Allahu akbar,” an Arabic phrase meaning “Allah is the greatest.”

Along with the destruction of homes, militants were said to have beheaded two people and abducted several women.

The oil-rich Cabo Delgado province, a coastal region on the Indian Ocean, has seen a rise of terror attacks since 2017 due to the emergence of a jihadi movement that has displaced thousands and killed hundreds.  In the region, security forces have been fighting a group called Ahlu Sunnah Wal Jammah. ASWJ officially pledged allegiance to IS last year and became part of its Islamic State Central Africa Province, according to the New York-based Counter Extremism Project. The group is known locally as Al-Shabaab but is not believed to have an association with the terror group known by the same name in Somalia.

Although some of the group’s attacks have been claimed by the IS, some question how concrete the links between IS and the ASWJ are since the group is made up of mostly local youth from an impoverished part of the country.

The United Nations previously warned that hundreds of villages have been burned and abandoned because of an “indiscriminate campaign of terror” in the last three years. Last month, Amnesty International estimated that as many as 2,000 people have been killed in the conflict since 2017. Also, as many as 300,000 have been displaced. In April, about 52 people were massacred, with some being beheaded, in another attack in the Cabo Delgado province. In May, Mozambique’s government called for regional help in its battle against the Islamic extremists.

“Terrorism, you can’t fight alone, this is the experience which we have,” President Filipe Nyusi said earlier this year when he met with other African leaders. “We need to share forces, not only in the region but probably for Africa.”

In October, about 300 ASWJ militants attacked a Tanzanian village near the border of Cabo Delgado. According to Bloomberg, the perpetrators burned down homes, killed three soldiers, destroyed vehicles and stole military equipment.  In August, ASWJ militants attacked villagers in the port of Mocimboa de Praia, where militants reportedly overtook government troops to temporarily seize control of the area, according to the BBC. The Counter Extremism Project stated that the “port is pivotal in the transit of oil and gas equipment.”

“Mozambique’s government, however, is ill-equipped to counter the growing number of radical insurgents,” the project warned in a report. “Additionally, there have been reports that Mozambique’s security forces have fled scenes of insurgent activity as the number of insurgents greatly outnumbers security forces in the area.”

Islamic extremist attacks have also risen in other regions of Africa in the last several years, such as Nigeria, where Boko Haram and Islamic State West Africa Province have displaced millions in the northeast. Additionally, Sahel countries like Burkina Faso have also seen an exponential increase in displacement due to radical terrorism.

Islamic State Calls Coronavirus, Race Riot Chaos a “Blessing”


Reported by   | June 8, 2020

Terrorism research organization SITE Intelligence published the terrorist organization’s remarks on the events this week. ISIS published a message reacting to the events in its weekly newsletter al-Nabaa, a publication that has continued to permeate obscure corners of the internet well after the terrorist organization has lost its territorial holdings in Iraq and Syria.

Today the news of the protests in America overshadows the news of the epidemic that gained hegemony over all the other events of the world for months, and the disbelieving governments are repeating their old mistake in reception of the matter, said the terrorists, according to SITE translator Aymenn Jawad al-Tamimi. The entire world is exposed to this American form of chaos.

The once-powerful terrorists are hoping that the chaotic state of western politics will divert attention from the Middle East, allowing the group to claw back from its place in hiding.

A world in which the activities of the brutal terrorist group-one of the most bloodthirsty the world has even seen- were of daily relevance to the American public may seem like decades ago. But as American political discourse is fixated upon the nearly unprecedented impacts of racial unrest and the historical plague, a window for a return of the terrorist caliphate may present itself.

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A.F. Branco Cartoon – Who’s Your Baghdadi

Democrats have come just short of making Baghdadi a saint in the press only because Trump gave the order.
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A.F. Branco Cartoon – O Canada

Obama’s pick for Canada’s Prime Minister is a 3-time black-facer, Justin Trudeau, but wins anyway.
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‘Nobody Will Go Back’: Christians Flee Middle East After Fall of Islamic State


Reported by EDWIN MORA |

Iranian Christian worshippers attend the Christmas mass at the Saint Joseph Chaldean-Assyrian Catholic church, in Tehran, Iran, Monday, Dec. 25, 2017. Iranian Christians are a minority and recognized by the constitution in the Muslim country and are represented in the parliament. (AP Photo/Vahid Salemi)
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The number of Christians in the birthplace of their faith, the greater Middle East, continues to plummet months after the Islamic State, which waged a genocidal campaign against Christians, lost its “caliphate” in Iraq and Syria, Breitbart News learned from various experts, including an archbishop.

“Unfortunately, it can be stated that the Islamic State group’s anti-Christian campaign was very successful in Iraq, and to a certain extent, successful in Syria,” John Hajjar, the co-chair of the American Mideast Coalition for Democracy (AMCD) and co-director of the Middle East Christian Committee (MECHRIC), told Breitbart News.

“I think we have no more hope,”Archbishop Vicken Aykazian, the diocesan legate in America’s capital and ecumenical director for the Eastern Diocese of the Armenian Orthodox Church of America, also told Breitbart News, referring to the future of Christianity in its Middle East cradle. “Middle East Christians have no nation that protects them openly.”

The number of Christians in Middle East-North Africa (MENA), as a component of the overall Muslim-majority population, has dropped substantially — from about ten percent in 1900 to between two and four percent now.

There are different estimates for the overall number of Christians that vary from about 12 million in the Middle East alone to about 20 million in MENA, Breitbart News learned from the experts and data from U.S. government and independent sources.

“The future for Christians right now is terrible — a Middle East without Christians. We are going to have churches without Christians as museums for tourists. There will be no Christians left,” the archbishop warned, echoing other analysts who have constantly cautioned that Christianity is on the verge of extinction in the Middle East.

“The number of Christians in the Middle East has already dropped extensively,” he further declared, accusing church leaders of inflating the actual numbers of Christ followers in the region to minimize the fact that Christianity is on the brink of extinction.

The bishop urged U.S. President Donald Trump’s administration to do even more to help Middle East Christians.

Contradicting assertions by the Trump administration, the Church leader said, “People are not coming back. I can assure you that nobody will go back.”

The Trump administration has disbursed billions in funding to help victims of ISIS genocide, namely Christians and Yazidis, but the bishop told Breitbart News it is “not enough.”

“Trump is going to be a hero for the Christians in the Middle East if he takes more action,” he said.

Addressing President Trump, Archbishop Aykazian added, “Please help the Christians. They need your help and once you move one of your fingers the entire Arabic world will thank you. If he does such a thing, it is going to change everything. If he doesn’t, they will suffer.”

“The ball is in Trump’s court,” he further said.

In Iraq, which experts say has experienced the most dramatic drop in Christians due to jihadis and Iran-allied groups, Aykazian told Breitbart News that number has decreased from 1.6 million to less than 100,000, marking a drop of more than 90 percent.

“A similar situation is taking place in Syria’s Aleppo where there has also been a drop of more than 90 percent in Christians, from 360,000 to about 25,000 now,” he said, noting, “The church leaders don’t want to say those statements because they fear their followers will be disillusioned.”

ISIS’s genocide campaign targeted religious minorities in Iraq and Syria, primarily Christians and Yazidis, killing tens of thousands of them and taking some hostages as sex slaves.

“They [Christians] realized just how insecure they are,” Nina Shea, a religious freedom expert at the Hudson Institute, told Breitbart News. “Their own governments fail to protect them, and ISIS gained popular support within some neighboring major Sunni areas, like Mosul.”

Archbishop Aykazian said Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi “so far has been the best leader in the Middle East for defending Christians.” he said, adding, “The biggest Christian majorities are in Egypt.”

Shea pointed out, “Egypt retains ten million Coptic Christians. That is the only place where I see a certain future for them [Christians].”

“In a generation, Egypt may be the only remaining country with a robust Christian community that traces its roots to the earliest Christian church,” Shea added. “Elsewhere in the Middle East, only remnants of these ancient communities may survive.”

Nevertheless, Shea and the bishop acknowledged that, even in Egypt, Christians are confronting the spread of Sunni extremism and anti-Christian bigotry. The ongoing war against Islamic terrorism continues to kill, wound, and push Christians out of their historical homelands in the greater Middle East, even in Egypt.

“More recently, after the Arab Spring and with the rise of ISIS, tens of thousands of Christians were killed in Iraq and Syria,” Hajjar said. “Close to 1 million Christians in the region have gone into exile.”

“Following multiple terrorist attacks in Egypt against the Copts, many Christian Egyptians also emigrated from their country,” Hajjar continued. “We can estimate that more than 25-30 percent of Christians in the Middle East have been affected by the recent wars and conflicts.”

The experts also attributed the ongoing demise of Christianity in the Middle East to certain governments’ disdain towards followers of Christianity and their refusal to protect them.

In Turkey, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has reportedly designated Christians as “enemies of the state.” In Iraq, the country that experienced the sharpest drop in the number of Christ followers in recent years, Baghdad-sanctioned Iran-allied Shiite militias have reportedly taken Christian lands and are harassing them.

Referring to the countries that have experienced the largest decline in Christians, Hajjar named Iraq, Syria, Iran, and Lebanon. Similar to Hajjar’s list, the bishop said, “Iraq is number one, Lebanon is number two, and Syria is number three.”

The experts conceded that the Trump administration had done more to help Middle East Christians than his predecessor, but they argued that Christians are far from protected and more can be done.

 

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What does Omar have to say about the over 300 Christians murdered in Sri Lanka by Islamic Terrorists?

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Watch: Where These Bad@ss Preachers Are Ministering, Airstrikes Are An Occupational Hazard


Written by Wes Walker on April 8, 2019

When Jesus said ‘go into ALL the world’ these gutsy Christians took him at his word. As it turns out, the military really does bring transferrable skills into the ministry.

It’s got that ‘sensitive material’ warning because some of the people they’ve been ministering to have been injured in the fighting between ISIS and the forces wiping ISIS out.

This is filmed near Bagouz, the last ISIS stronghold in Syria — Hence ‘the last stronghold’ title.

These guys got word that there are about 1000 civilians trapped in the village where ISIS was making their last stand. They are helping people trapped in the conflict — especially women and children — flee to safety.

So “Free Burma Rangers” brought food, water and the love of Christ to them.

How is it possible to bring the love of Christ to people who hate you?

Haven’t you read your Bible?

The apostle Paul was on a campaign of persecuting Christ’s Church when God knocked him off his horse on the Damascus road.

And just look at what God did with him after that.

What would prevent Him from doing the same with one of these guys?

French City Refuses To Honor Slain Police Officer for Fear of Offending Muslims


Reported By Lisa Payne-Naeger | October 17, 2018 at 5:04pm

Under any other circumstances, a law enforcement officer who sacrificed his life to save that of another, whether or not it was in the line of duty, would be widely heralded as a hero. No question.

Arnaud Beltrame was a lieutenant colonel with the National Police in Marseille, France, and he lost his life in the line of duty. He was killed by 25-year-old Radouane Lakdim, a Moroccan-born Muslim terrorist.

Beltrame was certainly a man worthy of honors. But according to Voice of Europe, recognition for his bravery doesn’t seem to be in the cards.

CNN reported the incidents that led to Beltrame’s death in March.

“Interior Minister Gérard Collomb said the officer, a lieutenant colonel with the National Police, offered to exchange himself for one of the female hostages being held inside the Super U supermarket in Trèbes.

“When the officer went inside the supermarket, shots were fired. The lieutenant colonel had his phone on, so police could hear his interactions with the gunman, Collomb said. As soon as they heard gunfire, police went in,” reported CNN.

The standoff lasted more than three hours. Lakdim was killed by police and Beltrame died later of stab wounds.

American Military News reported that the 15th district in Marseille is said to have a significant population of jihadists. Just five months prior to Beltrame’s death, two women were killed by an ISIS terrorist in the same area.

“ISIS-linked news outlet, Amaq News Agency, published a statement in which they referred to the terrorist as a ‘soldier’ of ISIS who carried out their attack on a U.S. ally involved in efforts against ISIS in Syria and Iraq,” AMN wrote.

President Emmanuel Macron had high praises for the slain officer.

“Our country has suffered an Islamist terrorist attack. We’ve paid the price of the danger of the terrorist threat in blood for several years,” Macron said, according to CNN.

“The forces of order intervened with remarkable speed, both to contain the individual who hid away with his hostages, to help one of the victims who was still alive who he had left in the surrounding area. He has saved lives, and done his role and his country proud.”

So, what problem could there be in honoring such a brave man?

In March, the people of France were attempting to honor the bravery of Beltrame after his death and preparing for a “day of tribute,” but sentiments soon changed. As officials in Marseille worked to make a memorial to Beltrame, they hit a road block. Political correctness run amok.

“Attempts to name the city’s 15th district after Beltrame were recently rejected over concerns of offending the Muslim community, AMN reported.

Marseille’s 7th district National Rally mayor Stephane Ravier said the proposal was refused during a town council meeting. Ravier exclaimed that it was the first time the “Leftist elected officials, socialist and communist” refused such an honor in the 15th district. He claimed their excuse for denying Beltrame a place of honor was because they were afraid of offending the Muslim population and possible retaliation for their public praise of Beltrame.

“Leftist elected officials, socialist and communist, refused that a place in the 15th district be named after Arnaud Beltrame, in the first time, they’ve said, under fallacious pretext, that this place wasn’t prestigious enough, before telling the truth in these terms: we are on the field, we witnessed that the population has changed and if we give the name of Arnaud Beltrame in this district, the population will take that as a provocation,” Ravier said, according to Voice of Europe.

Americans should take a swift lesson from this politically correct travesty in France. Such a sad ending to a tragic story for Beltrame, a true hero. He deserves better. And so do the people of France who are living under the threat of terror.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR:

An enthusiastic grassroots Tea Party activist, Lisa Payne-Naeger has spent the better part of the last decade lobbying for educational and family issues in her state legislature, and as a keyboard warrior hoping to help along the revolution that empowers the people to retake control of their, out-of-control, government.

Opinion | Trump Shuts Down Assad, Shows Obama How a Real Leader Handles Chemical Warfare


Reported By Jared Harris | September 10, 2018 at

6:57pm

Chemical weapons are some of the nastiest things to come out of war. They can’t tell the difference between a soldier and a child. Depending on the level of exposure, death can come after a few agonizing minutes. Those that do survive often live with neurological, physiological, and mental wounds for the rest of their life.

It’s no wonder this was a “red line” for former President Barack Obama in the Syrian Civil War. When chemical weapons were used, however, the United States of America was nowhere to be found.

Obama’s excuse? Chlorine gas, used in the attack, isn’t a chemical weapon.

“Chlorine itself has not been listed as a chemical weapon,” the former president stated.

Chemical weapon or not, chlorine gas isn’t pretty. I won’t list the effects here, but accounts from the First World War paint a grisly picture of chlorine’s gruesome interaction with human skin, eyes, and organs.

Let’s give Obama a pass and let him play around with semantics. President Donald Trump operates by a different standard.

Syria attempted to test Trump’s red line with chemical weapons, possibly expecting the same response as Obama. Within a week, Trump had U.S. warships parked on the coast. A few missile salvos made his position on the matter painfully clear.

Now, apparently not done with poking the sleeping giant, Syria has doubled down on chemical weapons. Syrian President Bashar Assad has given the green light for use of chlorine in what is expected to be the last true battle of the Syrian Civil War.

Idlib province is the last remaining rebel holdout, and the target of Assad’s chemical ambitions.

The remaining rebels are a motley crew — the survivors include al-Qaeda allies and the Turkistan Islamic Party, an Islamic terrorist group that was founded in China. Unfortunately, the area is also crawling with civilians.

The province of Idlib had a population of 1.5 million in 2011, giving it roughly the same population as modern-day Hawaii. Although international treaties forbid use of force against civilian targets, the Syrian Civil War is already rife with humanitarian crimes.

Trump leveled a stark warning against Assad, telling him to play fair — or else.

“If it’s a slaughter, the world is going to get very, very angry, and the United States is going to get very angry too,” President Trump said.

A new initiative approved by the Commander-in-Chief would see 2,000 U.S. troops stationed in Syria indefinitely. The purpose is to ensure the total eradication of ISIS as well as the return of Iranian forces to their home country.

The Middle East has ultimately been a quagmire for the United States military. Every insurgent force we fight is an expert in asymmetrical warfare, draining our economy while giving us no real gains. We have nothing to show in the almost 17 years we have spent engaged in Afghanistan. Our time in Iraq did unseat a dictator, but our exit gave ISIS a playground full of abandoned U.S. equipment.

This doesn’t mean we should ignore evil in the world. Trump was right to act once his red line had been violated. Assad knows to tread carefully now — the second lesson from the United States is sure to be more painful than the first.

As for the best Syria policy? Donald Trump himself hinted at it in 2013.

If they want a war, we’re always ready to give them one. But let’s hope they don’t.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR:

Jared is a husband, dad, and aspiring farmer. He was an infantryman in the Arkansas and Georgia National Guard. If he’s not with his wife and son, then he’s either shooting guns or working on his motorcycle.

Judge Jeanine Tarnishes Obama Legacy in Brutal Fashion


Reported By Lisa Payne-Naeger | September 9, 2018 at

12:58pm

You’ve got to love Judge Jeanine Pirro and her common-sense plain talk. She speaks to mainstream Americans just as well as, if not better than, President Donald Trump on matters that are near and dear to their hearts, on issues that affect their lives on a daily basis.

In her latest monologue Saturday night, Pirro brilliantly outlined why Americans rebelled against the establishment of either party to elect Trump.

On Friday former President Barack Obama spoke at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and in that speech he unloaded on the current administration with countless criticisms. Not only did he try his best to cast the Trump White House in a bad light, he tried to take credit for Trump administration successes.

That gave Pirro all the ammunition she needed to so succinctly outline the current differences between the mindset of voters who elected the current president and their mindset when they elected him.

And in the “Opening Statement” segment of Fox News’ “Justice with Judge Jeanine,” she held nothing back.

She began: “All of you have a decision to make. It has never happened in the history of this country, an ex-president viciously attacking his successor, trashing our commander in chief, his party and all those Americans who put him in the Oval Office…

“There is so much hatred and resentment over the success of this president that they simply cannot handle it. I’ve got news for you. It’s not going to stop. The haters aren’t going anywhere. But if you’re a patriot and you like the course America is on, just ignore them, get behind this president and vote.

“Yesterday, with a full-throttle savage attack on the president, Barack’s message, obstruct and resist. He pontificates about the reality of racial discrimination, slavery and the quote, ‘darker aspects of America’s story’ …”

Pirro went on to cite various instances in which Obama and his administration facilitated racial and religious division in the nation. She skillfully dissected Obama’s comments on the economy, Middle East policy, relations with Russia, money to the Clinton Foundation, antifa and the various other narratives Obama pushes to stoke his base into hatred and division.

The list is long.

Pirro addressed Obama directly and at length: “You ran the most corrupted administration since Harry Truman and you can’t stand it that every metric under Trump is better off than when you were in office.

“And Donald Trump is one of the biggest threats to our democracy? How dare you? This man is the president of the United States, someone that we put in office and he is to be respected. Your attack on him as a racist and a fascist is not about making things better for us, its about you, your ego and your corrupt, deep-state power structure…

“You desperately tried to defeat Trump and it didn’t work. And you remain in Washington to support the resistance and obstruction of a sitting American president while you stoke your racial cop -ating narrative.”

As Pirro tied it all together, it almost seems too simple. Americans have seen through the smoke-and-mirrors version of the nation presented by the left.

“Your version of America is not the America we want,” Pirro said, still addressing Obama. “To us, social justice is about justice for American citizens, and not illegal criminals. To us, social justice is about taking care of veterans who come back to our shores with fewer limbs than when they left. To us, social justice is not about burning our flag. It is about raising it and lifting it.

“I’m sorry to say this, but there’s one thing that you’re going to have to live with. The only reason that we have an outsider businessman president is because of you, your lies, your policies and your divisiveness. You, Barack. You elected Donald Trump and there’s nothing you can do about the fact that he’s sitting in the Oval Office now. So I guess I should say, thank you, Barack.”

Barack Obama should know better than to try to speak out against a sitting president, especially this one. Americans have woken up to the fact that they are better off under policies that support capitalism, less regulation and thriving economy rather than divisiveness, open boarders and socialism.

And Judge Jeanine delivered a perfect narrative to describe what Americans are thinking, regardless of the critical narrative presented by Obama and the left. If Obama is upset at seeing his legacy go up in smoke, he has no one to blame but himself .

ABOUT THE AUTHOR:

An enthusiastic grassroots Tea Party activist, Lisa Payne-Naeger has spent the better part of the last decade lobbying for educational and family issues in her state legislature, and as a keyboard warrior hoping to help along the revolution that empowers the people to retake control of their, out-of-control, government.

Pollster Gets Shock Trump Results, Immediately Disavows Own Poll


disclaimerReported By Ben Marquis | May 7, 2018 at 8:24am

Much has been said and written about the use of polls and polling data over the past few years, particularly as it related to candidate-turned-President Donald Trump and typically in regard to how poll samples are skewed to disfavor him and marginalize his support.

According to Breitbart, a Reuters/Ipsos poll released Friday contained results that were so against the grain of that poll’s usual results that the pollsters actually added in a sort of disclaimer when the results were released, seemingly disavowing the results of their own poll.

The openly stated reason for that disavowal was that the poll showed a sudden spike in support for the president and a number of his policies over the most recent polling period. 

That would be the latest weekly approval numbers compiled by the Reuters/Ipsos polling team, which placed Trump’s approval rating at 48 percent and disapproval at 49 percent among all adults — with a 49-49 tie among registered voters — for the period of April 27-May 1, a significant uptick in approval over the prior week’s results.

That sudden surge in Trump’s approval compelled the pollsters to preface their report with an explanation that cast the shocking results as an outlier they refused to accept as reality, but would report to the public nonetheless.

“This week’s Reuters/Ipsos Core Political release presents something of an outlier of our trend,” cautioned the pollsters. “Every series of polls has the occasional outlier and in our opinion this is one. 

“So, while we are reporting the findings in the interest of transparency, we will not be announcing the start of a new trend until we have more data to validate this pattern.”

Interestingly, when Trump’s approval rating was broken down by party line, it showed the president received 20-79 approval versus disapproval among Democrats, 81-18 approval among Republicans and a 51-45 split in his favor among independents.

A breakdown of the issues shows where Trump’s support is strong, as he cleared the 50 percent approval threshold on a number of incredibly important issues, including the economy (57-39), employment and jobs (59-35), dealing with the Islamic State group (58-35) and taxation (52-42).
Even on the hot-button issue of immigration, Trump came out ahead with a rating of 50-47 percent in his favor. 

The president was also winning support, albeit with slimmer margins, on the issues of foreign policy (48-45), dealing with Congress (47-46) and international trade (49-43).

On a separate but important note as we approach the midterm elections, the Reuters/Ipsos poll showed Democrats held only a slight five-point lead over Republicans on the generic Congressional ballot — 39-34 percent — with 14 percent undecided.

Unfortunately for Democrats, while their base was a bit more solid than Republicans in this measure, the poll showed independents leaning more toward the GOP — 22-19 percent — with 19 percent supporting a third party and 31 percent still undecided.

The poll of 1,548 Americans doesn’t appear to be as skewed toward the left as we have seen with other polls. Samples included 556 Democrats, 579 Republicans and 163 independents — though as a whole the respondents appeared to identify slightly more as Democrat than Republican.

If the Reuters/Ipsos poll is truly an outlier, we’ll know for sure in another week or two if those numbers remain reverse dramatically.

That said, there is no denying that Trump has recently been gaining steam — particularly in regard to the economy, jobs and potential peace with North Korea, to say nothing of a possibleKanye bump — so much so that even the pollsters have to admit that more Americans view Trump as “winning” than they would have imagined.please likeand share and leave a comment

The Clarion Project Newsletter for Friday, April 13, 2018


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Readers Write
Mauro on Fox: Trump Needs to Hit Syria Hard

“I’m torn on this one. Why does he need to hit Syria hard? I don’t have a problem with protecting an ally (Israel), but outside of that, I don’t see why the USA needs to spend blood and treasure on Syria. If Iran turns it into a giant ISIS state to export terror and attack Israel, then just turn the whole place into glass.”

– K.K.

‘FBI Sacrificed Me to Gather Intel on Al-Qaeda’

“No one is safe from being used by the government.”

– J.P.S.

The Clarion Project Newsletter for Wednesday, April 11, 2018


Podcast: Russia’s Aim in Mid East: Bloody the Nose of Uncle Sam Why is Russia dominating the Middle East and how does it affect America? Listen
Video: Mauro: Don’t Forget Assad Killed US Troops in Iraq Clarion’s national security analyst comments on Fox News Watch
News and Video: US Takes Out Top ISIS Leader in Afghanistan Watch the video of the operation from the Defense Department Read and Watch
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Readers Write
Mauro on Fox: Trump Needs to Hit Syria Hard

“Hit em hard Trump. Time for Assad’s murdering to end.”

– J.W.

US Leads Global Track Down of Returning Foreign Jihadis

“Come to Canada this is where they are regrouping in preparation for the next terrorist attack. Take Trudeau as well as he supports them.”

– J.J.

Today’s Politically INCORRECT Cartoon by A.F. Branco


Back to School

Another thing Trump has done in one year what Obama couldn’t do in 8 years, and that is defeat ISIS.

Trump Defeats ISISPolitical cartoon by A.F. Branco ©2017 ©2018.

Hot Off the Presses: US’ New Strategy to Fight ISIS


Published By Clarion Project Wednesday, February 28, 2018

While one American ISIS wannabe was extradited from Tunisia back to the U.S. to face terrorism charges and another from Maryland stated he planned to attack federal buildings in Baltimore, the U.S. revealed its latest plans to fight the international aspirations of ISIS:

  • The State Department named seven ISIS-affiliated groups as Foreign Terrorist Organizations and two ISIS-affiliated leaders as Specially Designated Global Terrorists. The groups hail from West Africa, the Philippines, Bangladesh, Somalia and Egypt.The individuals are two followers of ISIS’ self-styled “caliph” Abu Bakr-al-Baghdadi in Africa: Mahad Moalim, the deputy leader of the ISIS-affiliate in Somalia, and Abu Musab al-Barnawi, an ISIS leader in West Africa.“These designations target key ISIS-affiliated groups and leaders outside its fallen caliphate in Iraq and Syria,” said a representative from the State Department. “Today’s actions are a critical step in degrading ISIS’s global network and denying its affiliates the resources they need to plan and carry out terrorist attacks.”

    Among other consequences of these designation are that all property and interests in property of the designees are blocked. U.S. citizens are also prohibited from engaging in any transactions with them.

  • The State Department, along with INTERPOL and the International Institute for Justice and the Rule of Law, is holding an international conference on “Mobilizing Law Enforcement Efforts to Defeat ISIS” in Washington, D.C.  February 27-28. 2018. Attending are senior-level U.S. justice and law enforcement officials along with their counterparts from close to 90 countries and organizations.The purpose of the conference is to address the international threat posed by the defeat of the “caliphate” in Iraq and Syria. State Department officials say the conference “will build on our existing strategy and lay the foundation for the next phase in our effort as we work to confront the evolving ISIS threat.”
  • In addition to fighting ISIS, the U.S. is also focusing its efforts to counter the threats posed by Iran. U.S. President  Donald Trump recently called the leaders of the Gulf States, Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman and Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed al-Nahyan of the United Arab Emirates, to thank them for suggesting ways that the Gulf States “can better counter Iranian destabilizing activities and defeat terrorists and extremists.”Both crown princes are planning visits to the U.S. this spring for meetings with Trump.

Meanwhile, ISIS is urging its followers to carry out lone wolf vehicular attacks in the West in its latest propaganda poster released through its media outlets. “Hit them with a truck; kill them all” screams the poster. The words are set in black and red on top of an image of a large and ominous truck splattered with blood.

Comparing ISIS and the NRA


Authored By Meira Svirsky Monday, February 26, 2018

ISIS released a video Feb. 26, 2018 about the Yarmouk refugee camp in Syria in which they beheaded hostages
ISIS released a video Feb. 26, 2018 about the Yarmouk refugee camp in Syria in which they beheaded hostages (Photo: Video screenshot)

A media storm ensued last weekend after filmmaker Michael Moore called the National Rifle Association (NRA) a terrorist organization worse than ISIS.

Moore tweeted, “The NRA is a terrorist organization. The media should speak of the NRA in the same way they do ISIS.” Moore was reacting to the shooting at the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida that left 17 dead.

While Clarion Project does not profess to have expertise (or even an opinion) on the issue of gun control, what we can tell you is what ISIS has been up to just in the last few days:

  • After claiming responsibility for an attack on a church last week in Dagestan that killed five women, ISIS published a letter urging its followers to kidnap and murder Christians in “Russian-occupied” areas. The letter was titled: “Strike Their Necks and Strike Each One of Their Sons.”

  • Before beheading hostages in the Yarmouk Palestinian refugee camp in Syria, one of the ISIS executioners declared, “From the land of Yarmouk, we have told you, don’t get involved in our war. But you have refused and been proud of yourself (for this) and this is the punishment. We are telling you in the name of Allah, we shall pave the road to Rome with the skulls of these [prisoners].” The statement was made in a gruesome video released today, February 26, 2018.

  • An “army” of close to 1,000 jihadi brides is expected to return to Europe as ISIS suffers more and more defeats in their self-declared caliphate in Syria and Iraq. European authorities fear these women, along with their children, were trained as terror assets as per ISIS’ philosophy of women taking “more active roles” in jihad. In addition, an estimated 30 percent of the 5,000 ISIS foreign fighters from Europe are believed to have returned to their countries of origin.

  • A prominent British couple is believed to have been kidnapped and murdered by an ISIS cell in South Africa.

  • A former police officer from Fairfax, Virginia, Nicholas Young, 38, was sentenced to 15 years in prison for providing material support to ISIS. Virginia has been a hotbed of ISIS activity in the U.S.

To find out where ISIS is still active in 2018, click here.

ISIS “Lone Wolf” Taunts New Yorkers With Chilling Selfies Taken in Their Midst


Reported By John Falkenberg | January 3, 2018 at 5:54pm

URL of the original posting site: https://conservativetribune.com/isis-lone-wolf-taunts-new-yorkers/

Authorities in New York are reportedly investigating what appears to be an Islamic State group-supporting young man taking “selfies” around New York City, specifically outside the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the One World Trade Center.

The images began circulating through social media over the previous weekend, according to Fox News, and their appearance has concerned countless thousands, if not millions.

According to the New York Daily News, “one of the images had the caption ‘We are in your own Backyard,’” said Eric Feinberg, the co-founder of GIPEC, a cyber-intelligence firm that monitors potential terrorist activity on social media. That’s certainly cause for some concern.

The above image from Twitter shows a young man wearing cold weather clothing with Islamic State branding on it. The purpose of such a photo is obvious: to instill fear in the hearts of the American people.

The Islamic State group wants to inspire lone wolves to believe that they are not alone, and that if they attack, they’ll be participating in the take-down of the United States, rather than the final gasps of the shell of a terrorist organization. Should they be foolish enough to believe that, they’ll pay for it dearly. Thanks to President Donald Trump, his administration, and the men and women of our armed forces, the Islamic State group is very quickly approaching “history textbook footnote” status.

Their antics may be slightly intimidating, but it’s important to keep in mind that the image above may well have been doctored.

“Maybe it’s Photoshopped, maybe it’s not. It should be taken seriously,” Feinberg said.

And this potential lone wolf is being taken very seriously. While a NYPD spokesman didn’t call the threat “credible,” he did say the matter was being looked into.

“The NYPD is aware of the photograph. As with all terror related threats, the NYPD is looking into the incident. At this time there are no credible threats related to New York City,” an NYPD spokesman said Tuesday night according to the New York Daily News.

It’s a dumb terrorist who deliberately provokes the boys in blue.

While leftist may crow that the United States has a mandate to keep its proverbial doors wide open to whoever would like to enter, incidents like these tell us a very different — and far more factual — story.

H/T The Sun

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The Clarion Project Newsletter for Wednesday November 29, 2017


Video: ISIS Video: Crucified, Amputated, Decapitated  A child leads the death parade  Watch
Video: Ex-ISIS Wife in US Speaks Out  The British wife of an American senior ISIS leader tells her story Watch
New: Florida Man Gets 25 Years for Attempted Bombing  James Medina was planning to bomb a synagogue on a Jewish holiday  Read
News: ‘My Husband Wants to Radicalize Our Son’  NY mother requests sole custody to counter ex-husband’s extremism  Read
News: 5 Cases of Christian Persecution  Turkey continues to hold an American pastor as a pawn for gov’t cooperation  Read
Readers Write
It’s Time for US Drones to Take on ISIS in Egypt

“I think if you give the Egyptians some time, they will take out the people responsible for this last atrocity. They don’t like it any more than we do, and they have considerable resources. You watch. They will act.”

-R.U.

Photo Quiz: Can You Spot the Security Measures?

“The wrapped package by itself could be considered a package left alone and potential bomb.”

-C.B.

The Clarion Project Newsletter for Monday November 27, 2017


Interview: Inside the Jihadi Mind: What Makes It Tick?  A fascinating interview with Dr. Nancy Hartevelt Kobrin, psychoanalyst and counter terrorist expert  In-Depth
Poll Should Artwork From GITMO Prisoners Be Displayed?  An exhibit at a NY college is under fire. Take our poll  Vote
Feature: Terror in the Workplace: How to Counter the Threat?  Advice from a corporate director of Delta Airlines  Read
Infographic: Meet Hezbollah – the Non-State Superpower  The terror organization is growing in strength  Learn and Share
Readers Write
Should America Be Worried About a Saudi-Iranian War?

“Support the reforming House of Saud with intelligence and weapons to decimate the terrorist Iranians.”

-R.E.W.

Islamist Extremists Gather Near DC to Promote Jihad

“The only reason this is allowed and continues is because we as citizens allow it, and our elected officials refuse to due anything about it”

-K.A.

More Politically INCORRECT Cartoons for Monday November 27, 2017


The Clarion Project Newsletter for Friday November 17, 2017


Video: Raheel Raza: 500,000 at Risk of FGM in US  Los Angeles hosts Censored Women’s Film Festival  Watch
Opinion: Muslims in Christmas Ad: Wow – You Guys LOVED This Story  Your comments make for a great read  Read
News: Spate of Arrests Plagues American Jihadi Cult The cult operates villages across the US  Read
Podcast: Heck! I Don’t Get the Middle East  We explain – and it’s really very simple  Listen
Video: Iranian Base Just 31 Miles From Israel  It’s all part of an end-times prophecy  Watch
Readers Write
Tennessee Teacher Suspended for Removing Student’s Hijab

“The teacher is wrong. The same way I don’t want my child exposed to overly sexualized sex education or indoctrination, the rights of this little girl was violated in this case specifically. It would be different if she bumped her head and have an injury or even to check for louse. You don’t do that to a child.”

-R.N.

‘Quds Force Assassinates Iranian Dissident in Europe’

“Little bastards kill and abuse inside Iran, but now they are doing it outside…”

-D.L.

The Clarion Project for Wednesday November 8, 2017


News: ISIS Hacks 800 School Websites Across the US  Visitors were redirected to ISIS propaganda  Read
News: Girl Forced to Walk Naked to ‘Restore Honor’  After her brother had an affair, she was made to ‘pay’  Read
News: Ohio Man Gets 27 Years for Terrorism  Yahya Farooq Mohammad came to the US as an engineering student at Ohio State  Read
News: Bin Laden’s Beginnings: The Muslim Brotherhood  Plus new evidence emerges of Brotherhood members fighting for ISIS  Read
In-Depth: Is Anyone Morally Responsible Anymore?  Islamism and our crumbling ethical foundations  In-Depth
Readers Write
‘National Duty to Rape Girls in Revealing Clothes’

“A ‘National Duty?’ In Egypt, kidnapping and forcible conversion of Christian girls into Islam are reported at an all time high.”

-P.B.

CIA Disclosures: Iran Cooperating With Al-Qaeda

“Enabled by Obama and the hundreds of millions we sent Iran. Go figure.”

-M.P.

More Politically INCORRECT Cartoons for Monday November 6, 2017


The Clarion Project Newsletter for Friday November 3, 2017


New Analysis: 3 Things About the NY Attack You Might Not Be Hearing  What the mainstream media will most likely miss  Read and Watch
Feature: Spate of Arrests for Members of American Jihadi Cult  Crimes include murder, illegal weapons possession and drug running  Read
Feature: Can Extreme Vetting Work?  Questioning should focus on ideology, not religion  Read
News: Trump To End Diversity Visa Lottery Program  The terrorist who killed 8 in New York entered through this program Read
Feature: Who Are the Terrorists in America’s Jail: Part 4  Where is the Boston Marathon bomber today  Read
Readers Write
New York Terrorist Left Note Pledging to ISIS

“And yet the headline in the NYT – Truck kills people … not terrorist kills people by running them over with a truck”

-K.M.

NYC Terrorist: Lone Wolf … or Not?

“No one that screams Allah Akbar is a lone wolf.”

-P.O.

More Politically INCORRECT Cartoons for Thursday November 2, 2017


FBI Bombshell: Far-Left U.S. Radicals Colluding With ISIS


Reported By Clarion Project Monday, October 30, 2017

An anti-fascist protester in France demonstrates against labor reforms
An anti-fascist protester in France demonstrates against labor reforms (Photo: LOIC VENANCE/AFP/Getty Images)

A new book by a former editor in chief of The New York Times Magazine and best-selling author reveals for the first time an FBI field report about the collusion between American anti-Trump radicals and foreign ISIS/al-Qaeda operatives.

In his latest book, All Out War: The Plot to Destroy Trumpset to be released today, Edward Klein reveals to the public findings from an FBI investigation into the shocking ties between far-left radicals in America and Islamist extremists.

The FBI report was delivered to Acting Director Andrew McCabe on July 11, 2017. While certain names have been redacted, Klein reveals how the FBI followed a group of Americans anarchists/radicals who traveled to Germany to join their German counterpart Antifaschistische Aktion to protest Trump’s attendance at a meeting of G20 leaders and central bank governors.

Evidence gathered from a variety of intelligence sources showed the Americans took part in the violence there. “There is also evidence of meetings between these individuals and associates of ISIS…Making some sort of common cause with Americans who are determined to commit violence against the U.S. makes them potentially very useful to radical Islam,” writes Klein based on the report.

Klein notes that the FBI paid particular attention to a group of anarchists from Oakland, sister city to Berkeley, California, site of the campus of University of California at Berkeley and the scene of several violent protests.

“Now that the bureau has determined [ISIS/al-Qaeda] have followers in the radical U.S. resistance movement in the United States, it is clear there will be additional violence in the attacks on law enforcement and U.S. institutions, including banks,” he writes.

In an article written for the Daily Mail, Klein continues:

“Ties between three key leaders of the Oakland group [names redacted] met in Hamburg with a leader of the AQAP [Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula] and the AQIM [Al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb], the report continued.

“The leader from AQAP is an Egyptian-born male [name redacted] who is known to be in charge of finances and recruiting for the group. There is evidence from informants that he is helping the Oakland group acquire the weapons they are seeking, primarily bomb-making equipment and toxic chemicals and gasses.

“One of the men from Oakland traveled to Syria to meet with ISIS; the purpose was for training in tactics, but was thought to be primarily a bonding visit to discuss possible massive disruptive attacks in the U.S.

“While in Hamburg, several of the Oakland-based criminals were photographed throwing Molotov cocktails and wielding iron bars, which have been their weapons of choice, though they are almost certainly on the verge of upping the caliber of their weaponry for use in the U.S.”

Klein notes, “Despite having their faces covered by masks, they were positively identified.”

Previous FBI Director James Comey also “collected intelligence on the connections between Middle Eastern jihadis, European radicals, and the American anarchists who are part of the anti-Trump ‘resistance’ movement,” writes Klein, quoting an an FBI source who had access to Comey’s intelligence reports.

The American anarchists communicate with the Islamic State and other terrorist organizations online on a variety of websites, on which they also find instructions how to make bombs.

Tellingly, Klein notes,

“As the Trump administration has demonstrated it’s serious about destroying the Islamic State, and depriving ISIS of territory in Iraq and Syria, the alliance between the American radicals and ISIS has grown even closer. The Internet chatter between the Americans and the Islamists is astronomical.

“The FBI is really playing catchup ball, because the Obama administration refused to give the bureau the resources it needed to effectively infiltrate and surveil the radical groups on college campuses …

“Any talk of a connection between radical Islam—a phrase the Obama people wouldn’t even use—and American extremists was pretty much laughed off. [Former Attorney General] Loretta Lynch would have blown a gasket if she heard that the FBI was surveilling so-called college political organizations.

“All that has changed under the Trump administration. Everyone’s aware that the resistance movement, with its effort to get rid of Trump by any means necessary, has created fertile soil for ISIS and al-Qaeda to establish a beachhead in America.”

More Politically INCORRECT Catoons for Friday October 20, 2017


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The Clarion Project Newsletter for Monday October 16, 2017


Video: Kansas Teenager Survives 5 Years With ISIS  For 5 years, she was forcibly held in ISIS territory  Watch
Video: The Indomintable Raheel Raza Takes on M-103  Testimony against’s Canada’s ‘Islamophobia’ motion  Watch
News: Texan Parents Lied to FBI About Sons Fighting for ISIS  The couple pleaded guilty to making false statements about internat’l terror Read
In-Depth: A Ban on the Hijab Is Consistent With Liberalism  Historically, liberals have protected both freedom of religion and freedom from it In-Depth
Video: It’s Not Just Driving: Helping Saudi Women  Nasreen Alissa designed an app to give women legal advice  Watch
Podcast: Who Is Al-Shabaab That Killed 276 in Somalia Terror?  The group has a presence in the U.S.  Listen
In-Depth: Radical Islam in Bosnia: The Forgotten War  What the war in Bosnia can tell us about current policy  Read
Readers Write
Look Who’s Against Independence Now

“All the more reason to support it.”

-B.B.

‘Hezbollah Planning Terror Attacks in the Americas’

“140 billion dollars to Iran can buy a lot of terrorism. Nice move. eh?”

-N.W.

The Clarion Project Newsletter for Friday October 13, 2017


Opinion: Silence Me? Stand at the End of the Queue!  Raheel Raza answers her detractors  Read
In-Depth: Putting an End to Government Funding of Islamism  It’s not just the Brotherhood operating in the US  In-Depth
Video: GRAPHIC VIDEO: ISIS Executes Prisoners Hung From Their Ankles  No different than cattle to the slaughter  Watch
News: Iran threatens US Bases With Missile Strike  The Islamic republic says it will resolve issues outside the negotiating table  Read
Video: Dreams of the Islamic State  A child soldier tells of his trauma inside ISIS  Read more
Interview: EXCLUSIVE: Interview With Iranian Kurdish Party  Women’s rights and human rights are up against the Iranian regime  Read
Readers Write
Why Didn’t Trump Support the Kurdish Independence Vote?

“They’ve now been shunned and screwed by four presidents. They have always fought on our side … maybe next time they won’t.”

-B.R.

Mass Hindu Graves Linked to Rohingya Islamist Rebels

“The usual. Muslim terrorists, funded by Pakistan-Saudi etc, are massacring everyone around them and then whining to the imbecile Western media when they experience a bit of push-back.”

-J.R.

The Clarion Project Newsletter for Wednesday October 11, 2017


News Analysis: Washington’s Biggest Strategic Blunder  The administration is favoring Iran, Turkey and Qatar over the Kurds  Read
Infographic: Welcome to Jihadi Britain  The figures are shocking  Share
Opinion: Three Reasons to Think Internationally About Islamism  Focusing on national issues in isolation ignores how people actually live Read
In-Depth: Iran and Turkey: On a Collision Course?  Despite the agreement on Idlib  In-Depth
Infographic: FGM 101: Infographic  Get educated on Female Genital Mutilation  Share
Readers Write
Duped into the Anti-‘Islamophobia’ Motion

“Islamaphobia is a non-word, a creation of the Muslim Brotherhood, a tool to silence critics.”

-S.S.

Islamic State Growing in Pakistan

“Islamist regimes feed the ISIS beast, and then they are supposed to be surprised that ISIS swallows them whole. Reminds me of the idiot who raised a tiger in NYC, fed him chickens until one day the tiger mauled him; it’s more than stupidity…”

-M.R.

The Clarion Project Newsletter for October 9, 2017


In-Depth: How the US Gov’t Funds Terror  An Islamic charity linked to terrorism receives US taxpayer money  In-Depth
Opinion: Final Assault Launched on ISIS; What Next?  Where do we stand once ISIS falls?  Read and Comment
Infographic: How to Spot Radicalization in Your Kids  Practical advice from Clarion Project  Learn & Share
Opinion: Why Is Raheel Raza Screaming?  The human rights warrior with a plan  Read
Analysis: Is Egypt’s Al Azhar University a Global Security Threat?  Many of the world’s worst terrorists received their religious training here  In-Depth
Feature: Modern-Day Hero: Free Mobile Legal Advice  ‘If the poor won’t come to me, I’ll go to them’  Read and Help
Feature: Saudi Artist Protests Guardianship Laws  The artist’s works are on display in Sydney, Australia  Look
Readers Write
Islamic State Growing in Pakistan

“The Pakistan government is not to be believed. They blatantly lied about the whereabouts of OBL for years and years. They are entrenched in religious/political intrigues. No one knows who knows what or who to trust.”

-M.N.

Why Didn’t Trump Support the Kurdish Independence Vote?

“Yes, made a mistake. They have been to loyal to us. Here we go doing what we do best, stabbing our own side.”

-R.D.J.

The Clarion Project Newsletter for Friday October 6, 2017


News: ‘Muslim Brotherhood Has $100b. International Budget’  Members donate 8% of their salary  Read
Feature: Modern-Day Hero: Free Mobile Legal Advice  If the poor won’t come to me, I’ll go to them  Read and Help
Interview: Radicalization in the Workplace  An upcoming conference addresses this issue for the first time  Read
Opinion: ‘Education Is My Fundamental Right’  The Iranian regime denies basic rights to its Ahwazi minority  Read
Readers Write
Sarsour Claims Trump Travel Restrictions Are ‘Muslim Ban 3.0’

“Go to Iran and protest, oh that’s right, they would kill you!”

-J.T.

Danish PM Warns of No-Go Zones

“They need to STOP WELFARE PAYMENTS to any no go zone. If the taxpayer can not go there, the tax payer does not fund anything in them.”

-N.C.

The Clarion Project Newsletter for Wednesday October 4, 2017


Opinion: Claiming Las Vegas Is an ISIS Win Whoever Did It  Whether or not ISIS carried out the attack, claiming it spreads terror Read
Opinion: ISIS Claims Vegas: At What Price?  If their claim is untrue, we should exploit the lie  Read
Opinion: Why Not Every Mass Murder Is Terrorism  Terror is a tactic used to promote an ideological or political goal Read
News: Video: Iranian Security Forces Torture Ahwazi Prisoners  Ahwazi Arabs are a frequently persecuted minority group in Iran  Watch
News: Atlanta Terror Games  Emergency services check out their preparedness Read
News: Bomb Found in Upscale Paris Neighborhood  The main suspect has links to radical Islamists Read more
News: Senior Figures Call for UK to Ban Muslim Brotherhood  London is increasingly cutting ties with the Brotherhood  Read
Readers Write
Sarsour Claims Trump Travel Restrictions Are ‘Muslim Ban 3.0’

“[Regarding Sarsour’s use of] smh. Shaking my head, not ‘so much hate.’”

-S.W.

The Clarion Project Newsletter for October 2, 2017


Video: 9/11 Terror Was Just the Beginning  Ryan Mauro explores these dark days  Watch and Share
News: Terror Hits Canada, France  More innocent victims in the West Read
News: ‘Hezbollah Planning Terror Attacks in the Americas’  Hezbollah funds come from Iran and drug trafficking  Read
 ‘Grandfather Has Four Wives’ New books for children in Sweden  Read
News: JUSTICE! No One Kills Our Troops  American al-Qaeda member convicted  Read
Readers Write
Sarsour Claims Trump Travel Restrictions Are ‘Muslim Ban 3.0’

“Perhaps Sarsour, you should start praising the country that won’t stone you for your newfound freedoms.”

-R.L.

German Election Shows Multiculturalism Debate Far From Over

“Germany will never be the same. Done.”

-B.H.W.

The Clarion Project Newsletter for Friday September 29, 2017


Infographic: Who’s Fighting ISIS Alongside America?  Learn about the global coalition Read
Infographic: Cracking Down on Terror: US vs Canada  How the justice systems differ in dealing with terror threats  Read and Share
Opinion: Duped into the Anti-‘Islamophobia’ Motion  Islamists set the agenda for Canada  Read
News Analysis: Mass Hindu Graves Linked to Rohingya Islamist Rebels  The Myanmar army’s atrocities have taken the focus off the rebels  Read
Video: Why Didn’t Trump Support the Kurdish Independence Vote?  Is war likely to break out over the Kurdish independence vote  Watch
Readers Write
Arab Women Breaking the Glass Ceiling

“It’s good to hear news like this. On a better path.”

-B.L.

Free Raif Badawi: Plea at UN Human Rights Council

“With Saudis head of UN Human Rights …. spare this man’s life. God knows the Saudi’s human records are the worst and why they head this is a travesty!”

-A.A.

FBI Director Says Terrorists Armed with Drones Will Attack U.S. [WATCH]


Posted by GirlsJustWannaHaveGuns.com | on September 27, 2017

Congress was warned on Wednesday that terror groups are ready to wage a drone war against the U.S., according to FBI Director Christopher Wray.

“I think we do know that terrorist organizations have an interest in using drones,” said the director during a hearing for the Senate Homeland Security and Government Affairs Committee.

We’ve seen that overseas already with growing frequency. I think the expectation is that it’s coming here imminently. I think they are relatively easy to acquire, relatively easy to operate, and quite difficult to disrupt and monitor,” Wray added.

During the same hearing Nicholas Rasmussen, director of the National Counterterrorism Center, expressed the same views as Wray’s.

“Two years ago this was not a problem. A year ago it was an emerging problem. Now it’s a real problem. So we’re quickly trying to up our game,” Rasmussen testified.

The Daily Caller reports, ‘He said that counterterrorism agencies have ramped up efforts to bring together intelligence professionals to help understand the tactics and techniques that drone-using terrorist groups might employ.’

“That could be dropping small explosives the size of a grenade. It could be dispersal of toxins, potentially,” Rasmussen said. 

 

The Clarion Project Newsletter for Wednesday September 27, 2017


News Analysis: Sarsour Claims Trump Travel Restrictions Are ‘Muslim Ban 3.0’  Even though they include two non-Muslim countries  Read
News: Saudi Arabia’s King Just Let Women Drive  His decree is pending evaluation by a committee of ministers  Read
News: Gang Raped for Brother’s Love Marriage‘  Culture is no excuse for abuse’  Read
News: Trump Wants to Lower Number of Refugees: Report  The cap being proposed would be at 45,000  Read
Infographic: How People Find ISIS on the Web  Who is seeking information on Islamic State  Learn and Share
Poll: Kurdistan Votes ‘Yes’ to Independence The September 25 referendum could trigger the breakup of Iraq  Vote
Opinion: Shame on US: Trump Puts Politics Before Kurdish Allies  White House abandons Kurds for Iran, Turkey and Iraq  Read
Readers Write
Showdown: Trump Versus Radical Islam – Vote Now

“Uh, how about breaking the sick & twisted alliance with Saudi Arabia, which is the source of most of this Wahhabi Islamism???”

-L.B.

Iran Ready to Use 10-Ton Bomb Against Americans

“Gee so glad Obama and Kerry made that ‘deal’ with them.”

-K.S.

The Clarion Project Newsletter for Monday September 25, 2017


Opinion: Trump at the UN and Team America  This 2004 Puppet Superhero just became real Read
Video: Graphic Video: See ISIS Tank Destroyed – From the Inside  Footage was filmed by an ISIS fighter Watch
Video: Raza: Are You Cowardly Romancing the Vote Bank?  A challenge to our elected officials  Watch
Analysis: Danish PM Warns of No-Go Zones  The admissions was a shocking break in protocol  Read
Feature: Shocking Confessions from a Kidnapper of Christian Girls  Kidnappings and forcible conversion are at an all-time high in Egypt  Read
Opinion: Arab League Opposition to Kurds Only Fuels Iran  It’s time for strategic pragmatism alone Read
Readers Write
Should Trump Send More Troops to Afghanistan?

“No, but the time has come for other Muslims to do something if they really care.”

-M.C.

5 Things You Can Do to Challenge Radical Islam

“’If you see something say something,’ unless it involves groups of Muslim men gang raping young British white girls, then we are not interested and will charge you with anti-Muslim bigotry.”

-N.C.

The Clarion Project Newsletter for Saturday September 23, 2017


Infographic: What Happens When a Terrorist Gets Out of Prison?  Which path will the radical take?  Share
Infographic: Get the Lowdown on Saudi’s Military Might  Find out about Riyadh’s capabilities  Learn & Share
Feature: Beware the Women of ISIS Part I: Dreamers  They may be more dangerous than the men​.  Read more
Analysis: The Making of Monsters  How ISIS takes innocent children and fills them with poison Read
Readers Write
If You’re Christian You Need to Watch This

“Somehow Western media seems to be more focused on portraying Muslims always as the victims. Rarely is it reported on the widespread murders, ethnic cleansing of Christians (and others) in Muslim majority countries. Another curiosity is that hundreds of thousands in Indonesia, Pakistan and other Muslim countries are demonstrating against Myanmar for the atrocities carried out against the Rohyngiya. But does anyone ever seen mass demonstrations against the widespread discrimination and murder of Christians in Muslim majority countries?”

-O.H.

What You Can’t Say Anymore: ‘I Tried to Stop the Jihadists’

“This insanity must stop. People are being persecuted by their governments for fighting the enemy of their governments? This does not make sense.”

-E.W.


Video: Mauro: The Terrorists We Welcomed From Hell  We opened our doors and they tried to kill us  Watch

News: More Mothers Arrested in Michigan FGM Case  Minnesota mothers charged with taking their 7-year-old daughters to Michigan to be cut  Read

Poll: Should Trump Send More Troops to Afghanistan?  The US is deploying another 3,000 soldiers  Vote
Analysis: Author: Soon There’ll Be No-Go Zones in the US  Rather than fear-mongering, we need to be educating  Read and Comment
News Analysis: Trump’s UN Speech Got Us Thinking…Five times the UN could have done more  Read
In-Depth The Ayatollah’s Ventriloquist Dummies  Khamenei pulls the strings for his many lackies in the region  Learn
Readers Write
What You Can’t Say Anymore: In US Gov’t

“WHY would this guy get fired?! WE have freedom of speech! What’s wrong with calling radical Islam a danger? THEY ARE and the world knows it!”

-B.T.

Memphis Imam Linked to Terror Financing

“Muslim Brotherhood and CAIR and all of it’s many affiliates MUST be labeled terrorist groups. I bet this ‘religious’ leader had ties. Everyone needs to write to the president and all of their legislators every week and tell them to do so or we will become Europe.”

-J.C.

The Clarion Project Newsletter for Monday September 18, 2017


News: ISIS Encourages Attacks on US Hurricane Relief Centers  Homeland Security warns of lone wolf attacks  Read
Podcast and Poll: Is Washington Finally Reining in the United Nations?  Should your taxpayer millions go to funding the UN?  Listen and Vote
Analysis: Muslim Brotherhood Men in DC to Push Political Islam  The MB is seeking to influence US policy  Read and Act
Feature: When the Terrorists Come Home  The West must begin operating from a sense of moral clarity  Read
News: Trump Signs Iran Sanctions Waiver Despite Concerns  The president said the spirit of the deal was being kept ‘atrociously’  Read
Readers Write
Memphis Imam Linked to Terror Financing

“Shall we give him a medal or kick him the hell out of this country? It’s not safe to put him in prison, where he will influence and convert others. What’s the alternative? I think Congress should create new legislation requiring institutionalization for insanity for those who commit treason and consort with or aid the enemy. I doubt anyone will listen to his treasonous rantings in there.”

-E.B.L.

If You’re Christian You Need to Watch This

“What has happened to our society, our humanity when politicians with their MSM news outlets purposely turn their back on the horrendous brutality and death being perpetrated against the world?”

-J.R.

The Clarion Project Newsletter for Friday September 15, 2017


Podcast: Terror Rocks London – Parsons Green Tube Attack  A device explodes in West London on the underground  Listen
News: Memphis Imam Linked to Terror Financing  The extremist preacher has been fundraising for Islamic Relief Worldwide  Read
News: WANTED: Minnesota Man, 20  Thought to be with Islamic State  Read and Help
News: How Much US Aid Pledged to Syrian Kids Didn’t Arrive?  The money was destined for child refugees  Read
News: Facebook Hires 3,000 Staff to Monitor Hate speech  It’s part of a crackdown on hate speech  Read
Readers Write

HALEY: IRAN HAS UNINSPECTED & UNDECLARED NUCLEAR SITES

“They hate the USA … and they are helping north Korea. Wake-up! North Korea, China, Russia and Iran are all allies.”

-M.V.S.

WHY ERADICATING ISLAM IS NOT THE ANSWER

“I agree with the article. Though i am a proponent of destroying every vestige of this religion, the ideas presented here are definitely ideal.”

-K.M.

The Clarion Project Newsletter for Wednesday September 13, 2017


News: Top 5 Insights From US War on Terror  The wins and losses of the war on terror since 9/11 Read
News Analysis: ‘Radical Islam’ Absent in 9/11 Addresses by Trump Admin  The speeches marked a a stunning reversal from Trump’s campaign rhetoric  Read
Infographic: Four Stories of Terrorism You Should Care AboutT  hese attacks didn’t necessarily make mainstream news  Read
Feature: Texas, the Reverse Saudi Arabia  Women drivers and much more…Read
Podcast: Political Upheaval, Arrests and Mystery Visits  Something’s happening in the House of Saud  Listen
Feature: Your Brain on Fear  How biological fear responses impact attempts to tackle extremism  Read
Readers Write
What You Can’t Say Anymore: ‘ISIS Is Bad’

“I can say that, and I damn well will!!!”

-G.L.

Why Eradicating Islam Is Not the Answer

“The Muslims must help us counter the terrorists sects. Without their help, we are labeled bigots and PC stops us and silences us. We need them. There is no time for them to “do it in their own time”. NOW would be good. Dr Zuhdi Jasser and others should be meeting with Trump and Congress again now that Obama is out.”

-S.N.


Podcast: How to Teach Our Children About 9/11  Should it be taught as history?  Listen
News: Court Case: Saudis Funded 9/11 Dry Run  A Phoenix-DC flight was used for practice  Read and Take Action
Video: 9/11 Through My Muslim Eyes  Zuhdi Jasser offers his thoughts  Watch & Send Your Message
Podcast: Defend the Constitution; Protect Freedom of Speech  The interesting case of Ohio State  Listen and Comment
News: US Citizen Brought to Justice for Joining Al Shabaab  The Maryland man carried out operations for the terror group  News
News and Poll Results: So What Did Happen to That ISIS Convoy?  We compare your poll answers to the real resolution  Read
Readers Write
US Citizen Brought to Justice for Joining Al Shabaab

“He should be tried by the Somalis for the crimes he committed there. Bet you it wouldn’t be as cushy as a US or European jail.”

-O.H.

‘Coalition With Brotherhood Was a Mistake’

“Well duh Didn’t you learn anything when the Brotherhood sided with Hitler prior to WW2.”

-M.G.

The Clarion Project Newsletter for Friday September 8, 2017


Poll Results: Should Non-Muslim Kids ‘Pray’ in Mosques? We present your votes and comments  Read more
News: Philly Mom Planned to Abandon Kids, Join ISIS‘  I was impressionable,’ she said  Read
News: SHOCKING: Iran’s Spies Threaten Journalists Abroad, Famlies  Includes death threats and harrassment  Read
News: No Charges for UK Council Over Rape Gangs  Despite reports finding organizational failings, no officials will face trial   Read
News: Police Kill Taliban Member Who Attacked Malala  Malala Yousafzai was only 15 when shot by the Taliban  Read
Poll: What Should Be Done With ISIS Convoy?  Let us know your thoughts  Vote Now
News: Austrians Cynical About Security Barriers in Vienna  The government allowed mass immigration  Read
Readers Write
Video of Non-Muslim Kids ‘Praying’ in Mosque – What Do You Think?

“I’m an American Muslim and this is not okay. Kids should be taught basics of and exposed to basics of any religion just from the knowledge aspect. Basic knowledge and proselytization are two completely different things. Any form of proselytization and active participation for kids is not appropriate. Neither Muslim nor Christian parents would want schools to do that for their kids.”

-A.M.A.

Death Threats to Palestinian Woman Filmmaker

“You would think Liberals would celebrate Israel, the only refuge for tolerance – instead of championing and protecting the intolerant murderers.”

-S.A.

Additional Politically INCORRECT Cartoons for Tuesday September 5, 2017


The Clarion Project Newsletter for Monday September 4, 2017


Podcast: Why US Deradicalization Is Failing  Clarion suggests an alternative  Listen and Comment
News: Christian Beaten to Death by Muslim Classmates  The 17-year old was at the top of his class, but the only Christian Read
News: Death Threats to Palestinian Woman Filmmaker  A ground-breaking film about three Palestinian women  Read
Video: The Last Christians of Raqqa  Surviving ISIS  Watch
News: UK, European Anti-Terror Chiefs: Unprecedented Threat Level in Britain  But UK allows hate preacher to enter the country  Read
Readers Write
How to Spot Signs of Radicalization in Your Kids

“These tips apply to alt-left and alt-right propaganda, too.”

-S.S.

Two Leading Muslim Voices Condemn Political Islam, Extremism

“I predict these two fellas are on the fatwa list already.”

-E.Z.

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