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Storm Clouds On The ‘Al Qaeda Border’

Pivoting from Gaza to Syria, where al Nusra Front is wreaking havoc.

09/10/2014
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As calm has returned after seven weeks of fighting in Gaza, thousands of people from southern Israel have said goodbye to families in the north of the country who gave them a temporary home during the violence. Many left their hosts with a very real offer — to return the favor.

There is an ongoing exodus of UN peacekeepers along the Israeli-Syrian border. Getty Images

Faith Complex: Jamaa Islamiya and the Arab Spring

Dr. Tawfik Hamid, and Egyptian-born Muslim who in his youth joined the ranks of the radical Islamist group al-Gama’a al-Islamiyya and made the acquaintance of Ayman al-Zawa

Santorum, Obama And Appeasement

It  was somewhat jarring this week to see the President of the United States take to his podium to figuratively hold up the head of Osama bin Laden as a political trophy. But that's what Barack Obama felt compelled to do after Republican contenders Rick Santorum and Mitt Romney  accused the commander-in-chief of "appeasement" of America's enemies.

Are Peter King’s Hearings ‘Un-American?’

Jewish religious leaders rap congressional session on radical Islam in U.S.; lawmaker says infiltration threat is real.

02/15/2011
Staff Writer

Planned congressional hearings next month exploring the efforts of al Qaeda to recruit Muslims in the United States for terrorist attacks here have sparked widespread criticism among religious leaders, including several Jewish leaders.

Rep. Peter King: ‘I don’t have the luxury of feel-good politics.’
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