L.A. groups criticize White House program on homegrown extremism
White House program aimed at homegrown extremists comes under fire from L.A. civil rights and community groups.
by Victoria Kim
US military considers sending combat troops to battle Isis forces in Iraq
General Martin Dempsey tells House committee that he would consider abandoning Obama’s pledge and send troops to fight Isis in Iraq.
by Spencer Ackerman, Raya Jalabi

Isis to introduce its own currency, the Islamic dinar
Website affiliated with Islamic State says leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi has instructed his followers to start minting coins.
by Associated Press
US military considers sending combat troops to battle Isis forces in Iraq
Abandoning Obama’s pledge and send troops to fight Isis in Iraq.
by Spencer Ackerman and Raya Jalabi

Obama’s Syria strategy review focuses on ISIS, Assad govt
War in Syria was always about removing Assad to Turkey’s benefit.
by RT

Over 20k Soldiers Wounded in Afghan War Theater, 90% Under Obama
Nearly 17,339 of the wounded troops received injuries after Obama was inaugurated for his first term…
by Edwin Mora
Pentagon wants an airborne aircraft carrier to launch drones
DARPA working on aircraft that can launch and recover drones.
by Dan Lamothe


Would-be jihadis using cruise ships to get to Syria and Iraq, say police chiefs
Turkish border crackdown leads foreign fighters to make alternative travel plans to reach conflict zones.
by Associated Press
U.S. Jets Strike at Khorasan Militant Group in Syria
“The Khorasan group, we still believe, remains a dangerous entity…”
by Ben Hubbard & Eric Schmitt

U.S. launches fresh strikes on Khorasan group in Syria
Strikes occur close to the Turkish border.
by Reuters
Neocon Pundit Max Boot's Post-Election Demand: 'Start a War Now!'
Obama must set out to provoke a war with nuclear-armed Russia.
by Daniel McAdams

What Republicans Plan to Do With All That Power
“But ISIS is not going away!”
by Thomas DiLorenzo
British Troops Going Back To Iraq For IS Fight
Says no combat soldiers will be deployed to the country.
by Sky News

US strategy to defeat Isis unravelling?
Syrian resistance groups criticise Obama administration’s ‘Iraq-first’ strategy as a de facto alliance with Bashar al-Assad while Isis consolidates influence in Anbar province.
by Spencer Ackerman
Are Progressives Finking Out on Foreign Policy?
“Don’t Let Hillary Housebreak the New, New Left.”
by Steve Weissman