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5 Reasons Why the US Coalition Against ISIS is an Empty Shell

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry waits for the start of a Gulf Cooperation Council and Regional Partners meeting in Jeddah September 11, 2014. Kerry pressed Arab leaders to support U.S. President Barak Obama's plan for a military campaign against Islamic State militants. (Photo: © Reuters)

For all the ‘activity’ of the 26 countries in the coalition, there has been remarkably little offered in the way of concrete support.
BY ELLIOT FRIEDLAND
As U.S. jets pounded Islamic State positions north of Baghdad this week, diplomats pondered their options in Paris. U.S. President Barack Obama has stressed the importance of a collaborative global effort…

04:37 PM ET TERROR AT THE MALL airs on CNN Friday, Sept. 26

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HBO Documentary Film’s chilling inside look at the 49-hour siege of Kenya’s Westgate Mall comes to CNN
One year after the world was shocked by a brazen attack upon the Westgate Mall in Nairobi, Kenya, CNN/U.S. broadcasts the acclaimed HBO Documentary Film, TERROR AT THE MALL, on Friday, Sept. 26 at 9:00pm and 10:30pm. All times…

Scottish Independence Campaign Borrowed Heavily from Obama Tactics

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John Fund
Ewen MacAskill, a former political editor of the Scotsman and now correspondent for Britain’s Guardian newspaper, reports that the pro-independence campaign in Scotland has borrowed many of its tactics from Barack Obama’s operation.
“Watching the final rally in Perth on Wednesday night was like a scaled-down version of the early Obama ones,” he writes. The…

Mayor: New high school won’t be named after President Obama

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John Byrne
Chicago’s newest selective enrollment high school will not be named after President Barack Obama, as Mayor Rahm Emanuel had announced with much fanfare when unveiling the high profile school project.
In a statement this morning, Emanuel said he would look for other possible names.
“Over the last few months, my team has listened to questions and…

Obama at Centcom: No combat for U.S. troops

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TBT
President Barack Obama reiterated his long-standing position on how to battle the Sunni insurgent group Islamic State.
“American forces deployed to Iraq, do not and will not have a combat mission,” Obama told a packed gymnasium at MacDill Air Force Base, where he spoke after receiving a briefing on efforts by U.S. Central Command on how…

Obama and US lawmakers turn up heat on IS

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Washington (AFP) – Barack Obama and US lawmakers ratcheted up the pressure on the Islamic State, with the president declaring there was no hiding place for the jihadists and warning: “Our reach is long.”
After Obama spoke at MacDill Air Force Base, the House of Representatives voted 273 to 156 to approve his plan to train…

ISIS Fighters Entering United States

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OKLAHOMA CITY – Fox News
As the President announces military action against the group known as the “ISIS” or “ISIL,” an Oklahoma senator says the government has identified potentially thousands of terrorist fighters who could walk into the United States any day, at any time.
“When we say it’s a direct threat to the homeland that’s part…

Benghazi Hearings: Select Committee

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Agenda 21 Radio

A little more than two years since four Americans were killed in Benghazi, Libya, the Benghazi Select Committee held its first public hearing today — examining the steps the Department of State has taken to improve diplomatic security around the world in the wake of the deadly attack.
Rep. Trey Gowdy, the chairman of…