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Edwin Mora

Edwin Mora

Edwin Mora primarily covers national security and defense issues. He has a Communication degree (Journalism concentration) from George Mason University.

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A Member of a brigade loyal to the Fajr Libya (Libya Dawn), an alliance of Islamist-backed fighters, stands on a pick up truck mounted with a machine gun during a military parade following battles against the Islamic State (IS) group, in the city of Sabratha, west of the capital Tripoli, on February 28, 2016. On February 19, a US air strike near Sabratha targeted a suspected IS training camp, killing 50 people. / AFP / MAHMUD TURKIA (Photo credit should read MAHMUD TURKIA/AFP/Getty Images)

U.S. General: Obama Lacks ‘Grand Strategy’ in Libya

WASHINGTON, D.C. — A U.S. general who has been nominated to lead the American military’s Africa Command told lawmakers he does not know if the Obama administration has a “grand strategy” in war-ravaged Libya, where U.S.-backed armed groups are fighting Islamic State jihadists.

Kris Paronto Leading From the Front

Benghazi Hero on His New Campaign Against Radical Islam: Jihadists Want To Destroy Western Values, Christianity

Former U.S. Army Ranger Kris “Tanto” Paronto, one the CIA security contractors who helped fight off jihadists during the Sept. 11, 2012 Benghazi attack that killed four Americans, spoke to Breitbart News Saturday about combating radical Islam as chairman of the Leading from the Front advocacy campaign, which is organized by the American Legacy Center.

A general view inside the Haghia Sofia (Aya Sofya) on February 23, 2012 in Istanbul, Turkey.

Greece Condemns State-Sanctioned Quran Readings at Hagia Sophia

The Turkish government has sanctioned Quran recitations by a different senior Islamic cleric each day of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan so far this year at the secular Hagia Sophia Museum. Christian-majority Greece has condemned the move as the “creeping Islamization of the building,” reports Agence France-Presse (AFP).

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Yazidi Survivor Warns Islamic State Will Repeat Orlando

A Yazidi woman who survived the massacre of her family and sexual enslavement by Islamic State jihadists told a Senate panel that the terrorist group’s ideology motivated the recent massacre at a gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida, predicting that “there will be more.”

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Expert Warns: Jihadists Seeking to Become Martyrs on July 4

A Center for Security Policy expert urges Americans to maintain vigilance during the upcoming Fourth of July celebrations as the holiday falls on the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, a period when martyrdom and jihad are especially valued and encouraged by radical Islamic extremists.