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Syrian Town of Kobane Target Rich

Syrian Town of Kobane Target Rich

  U.S. and coalition fighter jets are finding the town of Kobane in Syria to be a target rich location in the ongoing fight against the Islamic State of Iraq and Levant (ISIL). According to Kurdish fighters on the ground battling ISIL, the air strikes are dislodging the Islamic terrorists from the town. According to […]

ISIL: Building an Air Force

ISIL: Building an Air Force

As ISIL continues its advances in Syria and Iraq, it is not only getting stronger, but it is also growing its munitions cache. Recently captured military airports have yielded three fighter planes, believed to be MiG-21 and MiG-23. The supersonic planes could be the basis for building an air force. The Syrian Observatory for Human […]

ISIS / Turkish Impasse in Kobani Begets the Downfall of a Free Kurdistan

ISIS / Turkish Impasse in Kobani Begets the Downfall of a Free Kurdistan

As ISIS militants push towards the strategic Syrian border town of Kobani, the Turkish military is massed along the border of Syria, at an impasse over just when and where they should involve themselves in this ongoing Mideast conflict. Isis controls large swaths of territory in the country of Iraq, as well as Syria, its base […]

Suicide Bombers Kill 22 in Iraq

Suicide Bombers Kill 22 in Iraq

Three suicide bombers attacked a Kurdish security compound, on Sunday, in the eastern Diyala province of Qara Tappah, which is located approximately 75 miles outside of Baghdad, Iraq. The first of the three suicide bombers detonated an explosive belt at the gate going into the Kurdish compound. Then two other bombers followed by driving cars […]

Royal Air Force Strikes Islamic State

Royal Air Force Strikes Islamic State

Tornado fighter jets from the British Royal Air Force completed their first air strikes against the Islamic State (IS) today. The military jets hit IS targets in Iraq for the first offensive blow dealt by the United Kingdom since approval for military action against the Islamic terrorist group was given by the government four days […]

RAF Tornado Jets Join the Hunt for Islamic State

RAF Tornado Jets Join the Hunt for Islamic State

Two Royal Air Force (RAF) Tornado jets carried out their first combat mission since joining the coalition aimed at taking out the Islamic State (IS). The jets performed reconnaissance tasks during the combat operations, but have yet to become involved in air strikes against the terrorist group. British Parliament recently authorized the inclusion of the […]

ISIS Fight Could Last Years

ISIS Fight Could Last Years

According to British and U.S. officials, the fight against the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), could take years. This news comes out after the collation of more than 50 countries led by the U.S. was joined by Denmark, Belgium and Great Britain on Friday. With the great number of countries agreeing to support the […]

United States Has Identified Killer of Two Beheaded American Journalists

United States Has Identified Killer of Two Beheaded American Journalists

The United States believes it has identified the killer of two beheaded American journalists. U.S. intelligence organizations think they know  just who the Islamic State militant was who appeared in two videos where United States journalists were beheaded, declared the director of the FBI, James Comey, on Thursday. However, Comey refused to name the man […]

ISIS Launches Major Offensive on the Western World via Social Media [Video]

ISIS Launches Major Offensive on the Western World via Social Media [Video]

The use of social media by Islamist extremists is nothing new, but the organization known mainly as ISIS has now launched a major offensive against the western world via Youtube, Twitter and other websites. The approach appears to have changed, however; rather than forcing western hostages to recite bland, emotionless and, clearly, scripted propaganda, the […]

Iraq May Suffer Beneath U.S. Coalition

Iraq May Suffer Beneath U.S. Coalition

War-torn Iraq has long suffered beneath years of bungled United States foreign policy and there is little evidence to suggest that U.S. President Barack Obama’s anti-ISIS coalition will be any different. Now, as the world scrambles to provide the coalition with fighter jets and ground troops, Obama’s hastily conceived campaign threatens to further destabilize an […]

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