Army Chief Blames Obama for Rise of ISIS
“If we had stayed a little more engaged, I think maybe it might have been prevented,” Odierno said.
by Cheryl Chumley
Turkey calls Nato meeting over militant violence
Called for a special meeting of Nato ambassadors over escalating violence.
by David O’Byrne

Taliban is said to have captured base in northeast Afghanistan
Capture of the base came Saturday evening after four days of fighting.
by Ali M. Latifi
At least four dead in attack on Somali hotel by Islamists
Militant group drove a car packed with explosives at the gate of a hotel, police said.
by Reuters

ISIS suspects reportedly arrested in Moscow suburb
Arrests took place in a mosque on Pervomayskaya Street, where IS affiliates were allegedly distributing extremist materials.
by RT
In Turkey, ISIS Syria Conflict Threatens To Derail Reconciliation Between Kurdish Militants And Turkish Government
Spillover from violence in Syria has shaken Turkey’s calm in recent days.
by Michael Kaplan

Israeli Military Admits to Supporting Syrian Jihadis
Defense Minister Moshe Ya’alon said Israel has been providing aid to Syrian rebels.
by Washington's Blog
Kurds Call Turkey’s President 'ISIS Collaborator'
“The Turkish Government Is Pro-ISIS,” says Kurds.
by Alessandria Masi

Top U.S. Warfighting Experts: Drones INCREASE Terrorism
“When you drop a bomb from a drone … you are going to cause more damage than you are going to cause good.”
by Washington's Blog
ISIS Lost Almost 10 Percent of Territory
Capture of the Tal Abyad border crossing last month.
by Newsmax

Report: FBI Tracked Chattanooga Shooter's Family for Years
Yahoo News reports Abdulazeez’s father had been investigated several years ago for ‘possible ties to a foreign terrorist organization.’
by Tony Cartalucci
FBI Finds No Ties of Tennessee Shooting Suspect to International Terror Groups
Agency says they’re still looking for a motive behind the attack.
by Reuters

Islamic State claims bold strike on an Egyptian navy vessel
“We have a serious threat [from militants] along our coast, and this shows the urgency of it.”
by Erin Cunningham
Retired General: Drones Create More Terrorists Than They Kill, Iraq War Helped Create ISIS
“The more weapons we give, the more bombs we drop, that just … fuels the conflict.”
by Murtaza Hussain

Scientist Who Analyzed Dust From 9/11 Attacks Dies Suddenly
Cause of death has yet to be determined…
by Sputnik News
Syria 'rebels' attack Shiite villages in Idlib
“We decided to begin the ‘Battle of Kafraya and Foa’ against the forces of Bashar Assad and Iranian militias.”
by Agence France Presse