Aussie law calls for 10 years prison for sharing leaked info on Twitter
Sweeping laws to gag publication of sensitive materials are dangerous for democracy – Abbott should not let hysteria over terrorism be used to thwart the freedom agenda.
by Elaine Pearson
Bill Clinton: Obama’s Leadership Will Be Judged After ISIL Strikes
Clinton said Obama administration’s strategy would receive backlash.
by Washington Free Beacon

Concealed By U.S. Airstrikes Israel Opens Nusra Path To Lebanon
U.S. attack on the IS in Syria will, as the NYT headlines express, have as little effect as such attacks have in Iraq.
by Moon of Alabama
U.S. Foreign Policy Created Many More Terrorists Than It Killed
ISIS Is Run By Former Iraqi Generals … Many Are Members Of Saddam Hussein’s Secular Baath Party Who Converted To Radical Islam In American Prisons.
by Washington's Blog

How Qatar is funding the rise of Islamist extremists
The fabulously wealthy Gulf state, which owns an array of London landmarks and claims to be one of our best friends in the Middle East, is a prime sponsor of violent Islamists.
by David Blair and Richard Spencer
Major Shia militia rejects US military intervention in Iraq
“Islamic State is a creation of the US and carries its agenda in the region.”
by Middle East Monitor

US, allies hit ‘militant’ targets in Syria, kill 11 civilians
Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said at least 11 people including four children were killed in the airstrikes.
by Press TV
ISIS, Turkey's tool for re-establishing caliphate
Ankara already has allowed ISIS jihadist fighters to enter Syria.
by E. Michael Maloof

Rand Paul on ISIS: 'Intervention Created This Chaos'
Paul criticized both the Bush and Obama administrations for interventionist tendencies.
by Rebecca Nelson
Al-Qaeda Offshoot Says It Hijacked A Pakistani Navy Ship to Attack U.S. Vessels
Islamic militants attempted to use Pakistani frigate to attack nearby U.S. vessels.
by Maria Golovnina

Why Is Obama Arming Syrian Jihadists?
Which moderate rebels will we arm?
by David French
Who is Behind the Islamic State (ISIL) Beheadings? Probing the SITE Intelligence Group
SITE curiously surpassed the combined capacities of the entire US intelligence community
by James F. Tracy

An Unbearable and Choking Hell: The Loss of Our Freedoms in the Wake of 9/11
What a strange and harrowing road we’ve walked since September 11, 2001.
by John W. Whitehead
Bolton: Assad Is A ‘Sideshow’, Iranian Regime Is The Real Problem
“The only solution is going to be regime change in Tehran,” said Bolton.
by : Washington Free Beacon

New York Congressman Says ISIS Won't 'Be Afraid To Put A Bomb In Lower Manhattan'
“Hey, if they beheaded two Americans on television, they’re not going to be afraid to put a bomb in Lower Manhattan.”
by Hunter Walker
Two Americans Killed by Bomb Near U.S. Embassy in Kabul, Afghanistan
Two Americans among seven killed in car bomb near U.S. Embassy in Afghan capital.
by NBC News