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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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Q&A with Author Nadia Al Sultani: Iraq’s Future ‘Looks Bleak’

Q&A with Author Nadia Al Sultani: Iraq’s Future ‘Looks Bleak’

Nadia Al Sultani, in answering questions about her book Baghdad Stories: An Iraqi-American Memoir, told Breitbart News that President Barack Obama’s decision to completely withdraw U.S. troops from Iraq at the end of 2011 “did have an important impact on the outcomes that Iraq is reeling from currently.”

Undocumented immigrants remove items of clothing while being searched by U.S. Border Patrol agents who caught them on December 7, 2015 near Rio Grande City, Texas.

916 Illegals From Terror-Linked Countries Apprehended Since 2014

The number of illegals from terror-linked countries, officially known as Special Interest Aliens (SIAs), arrested along the U.S.-Mexico border has nearly doubled to 462 in 2015 alone, from 255 in 2011, the last year for which the government released data without a FOIA request.

FILE -- In this March 9, 2016 file photo, smoke rises from a building, where Taliban insurgents hide during a fire fight with Afghan security forces, in Helmand province, south west Afghanistan. Kareem Atal, head of the provincial council, said Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2016, that troops are being deployed to a key southern city in Helmand province where fighting is raging with the Taliban to ensure it does not fall to the insurgents. Helmand is a strategically important province for both the Kabul government and the Taliban, whose insurgency is now in its 15th year. (AP Photo, File)

One Killed, 6 Wounded as U.S Boosts Presence in Afghanistan

One American service member was killed and another injured in southern Afghanistan’s Taliban stronghold of Helmand province a day after the U.S. military announced it was deploying nearly 100 troops to the same region in response to recent “tactical victories” by the jihadist group.

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93-Year-Old WWII Veteran Finishes Run Across U.S. After Nearly 3 Years

A 93-year-old World War II veteran, Ernie Andrus, marked the end of a nearly 2,600 mile run across the United States when he finally dipped his toes in the Atlantic Ocean at St. Simon’s Island, Georgia, on Saturday morning, nearly three years after starting his marathon journey in the Pacific Ocean near San Diego.

TOPSHOT - This video grab image created on August 14, 2016 taken from a video released on youtube purportedly by Islamist group Boko Haram showing what is claimed to be one of the groups fighters at an undisclosed location standing in front of girls allegedly kidnapped from Chibok in April 2014. Boko Haram on August 14, 2016 released a video of the girls allegedly kidnapped from Chibok in April 2014, showing some who are still alive and claiming others died in air strikes. The video is the latest release from embattled Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau, who earlier this month denied claims that he had been replaced as the leader of the jihadist group. / AFP PHOTO / HO / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - MANDATORY CREDIT "AFP PHOTO / BOKO HARAM" - NO MARKETING NO ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS - DISTRIBUTED AS A SERVICE TO CLIENTS

Boko Haram Abducts 13 More in Chibok, Home of Missing Schoolgirls

The Boko Haram wing of the Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL) has reportedly executed 10 people and abducted 13 others, including women and children, during a raid on a village near the town of Chibok in northeastern Nigeria’s Borno state, where the African terrorist group kidnapped nearly 276 schoolgirls more than two years ago.

U.S. Woman Convicted of Attempting $50M Military Equipment Sale to China

U.S. Woman Convicted of Attempting $50M Military Equipment Sale to China

A 45-year-old woman from San Diego has been sentenced to 50 months in prison for conspiring to broker the $50-million sale of military equipment to China, including fighter jet engines, a drone capable of firing missiles, and related technical data without the required consent of the U.S. government.

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Bin Laden’s Son Urges Saudis to Train with Al Qaeda to Overthrow Kingdom

Hamza bin Laden, the son of the late al Qaeda leader, has urged young Saudis in a new audio message to train with al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) to “gain the necessary experience” to overthrow Saudi Arabia’s kingdom, a U.S. ally, according to the SITE Intelligence Group, which tracks jihadi activity online.

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Report Claims CIA Censored Gitmo Trial

The Central Intelligence Agency was able to censor at least one U.S. military commission proceeding involving detainees held at the prison in Guantánamo Bay, Cuba, reports The Intercept, citing documents it obtained through a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit.