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The Islamic State of Al-Qaeda

The Islamic State of Al-Qaeda

With Iraqi forces now controlling most of Mosul and the siege of Raqqa underway, many are predicting the imminent demise of the Islamic State. ISIS propagandists argue that the caliphate can withstand the loss of territory, but without a “state” to fight for, many jihadis will look elsewhere for support and inspiration. A patient Ayman […]

Taliban respond with rocket fire to Kerry’s calls for peace

Obama’s “peace partners” in action. On Obama’s watch, the Taliban have become stronger than ever. He has emboldened and empowered jihadis worldwide. “Taliban respond with rocket fire to Kerry’s calls for peace,” by Phillip Walter Wellman, Stars and Stripes, April 10, 2016: KABUL, Afghanistan — The Taliban claimed responsibility Sunday for a rocket attack on […]

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Afghanistan: Taliban jihadis bomb Kabul restaurant, tweet “#Hello2016‪#GoodTimesAhead”

Twelve years of American involvement in Afghanistan. So many lives lost. So much money wasted. And the Taliban is more assertive and aggressive than ever. A war without a point, or a focus, or a goal, or a terminus, or an enemy. A drain on our economy and morale, and all for absolutely nothing. A […]

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Mullah Shoots U.S. Army Veteran Dead in Afghanistan

A mullah — a holy man. Obama says, “respect it.” One year ago, Obama said. Afghanistan “not going to be a source of terrorist attacks again.” “Mullah Allegedly Shoots U.S. Army Veteran Dead in Afghanistan,” By Morgan Chalfant, Washington Free Beacon, December 21, 2015 American Lisa Akbari believed to have been killed by mullah with […]

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Obama’s Peace Partners: At least 37 killed in Taliban attack on Kandahar airport

Obama said the Taliban is not a terrorist group. Obama said Afghanistan would not be a source of terror attacks again. The Islamic State has moved into Afghanistan. He is a liar. When he says we are safe, only a fool or a leftist could believe him. Afghanistan: At least 37 killed in Taliban attack […]

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U.S. embassy in Afghanistan says Pentagon spokesman “misspoke,” Taliban not a “partner”

Several days ago I reported that a Pentagon spokesman called the Taliban an “important partner” in the Afghanistan “reconciliation process.” Now the U.S. embassy in Kabul is denying that. Can you imagine this confusion arising at any other point in American history? Can you imagine the Pentagon calling the Nazis an “important partner” in the […]

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Taliban insurgents stone young Afghan woman to death after accusing her of adultery

KABUL – Suspected Taliban fighters stoned a 22-year-old Afghan woman to death after she was accused of adultery, an Afghan official said Wednesday. The woman, identified only as Rokhshana, was forced to stand in a deep hole in the ground during the Oct. 24 attack in a village in remote Ghor province of western Afghanistan, […]

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U.S. soldiers ordered to ignore Afghan allies’ abuse of boys

What are we in Afghanistan for, if not to stand for our own values and the principles of human rights? Instead, U.S. officials are aiding and abetting the destruction of these boys’ lives — and in the case of Lance Corporal Buckley, sacrificing our own troops. This is beyond shameful. “Those are the ones brought […]

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Islamic State claims that Pakistan Taliban leader Adnan Rashid has pledged allegiance to its caliphate

Breaking News: Adnan Rashid commander of #Taliban Pakistan pledge allegiance to Islamic State. #Pakistan #TTP #KPK pic.twitter.com/wO1R8cKgUa — ابو طالوت الخراساني (@abutalut7) September 14, 2015 So claims Abu Talut Khorasani, who claims himself to be an ex-Taliban commander who has pledged allegiance to the Islamic State. The Islamic State is making a concerted effort to […]

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Man, woman given 100 lashes in public for adultery

“Afghan man, woman given 100 lashes in public for adultery,” Gulf News, September 2, 2015: Kabul: An Afghan man and woman found guilty of adultery received 100 lashes on Monday in front of a crowd who filmed their punishment, TV footage showed. Public lashings and executions were common under the Taliban, who enforced a strict […]

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