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Iran Rising: Tehran Using Hezbollah in Latin American ‘Cultural Centers’ To Infiltrate West

The rapidly growing number of Shiite cultural centers in Latin America have provided the Islamic Republic of Iran with a means to expand its covert recruitment operations throughout the western hemisphere, leading military officials and experts to provide Breitbart News with statements that directly contradict the Obama administration’s narrative that Iran’s influence in the region is “waning.”

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Rumors Spread of ISIS Abduction of North Korean Couple in Libya

Rumors and online reports, led by the social media news outlet Libya Observer, claim that the Islamic State has abducted a North Korean doctor and his wife in Muammar Qaddafi’s hometown of Sirte. South Korean outlets have picked up the news, though no mainstream outlet has yet confirmed the identity of the victims or their location.

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Revealed: Snowden Leaks ‘Crippled’ War On Terror

Security leaks by CIA contractor Edward Snowden “crippled” Britain’s counter terrorism ability and put lives in danger, a major study has confirmed today. The theft of the 1.7 million documents from the UK’s Government Communications Headquarters (GCHQ) and the US

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Australia Considers Tougher Citizenship Tests, Civilian ‘Jihadi Watch’ Courses to Fight ISIS

Australia’s mobilization against the threat of ISIS has been remarkably swift, relentless, and focused. They are taking very serious measures to deal with potential recruits. For example, AFP reports the Australian government has amended its citizenship laws to “strip dual nationals linked to terrorism of their citizenship for ‘betraying the country.'”

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Cuban-Style Economic Apartheid Hits Venezuela as ‘Dollar-Only’ Trade Grows

The rapid and steady decline of Venezuela’s national currency, the Bolívar, is forcing a growing number of businesses to do trade only in American dollars, freezing out Venezuelan citizens from buying cars, renting apartments, or boarding flights offered by businesses that refuse their currency even when they can muster an equivalent amount of retail prices in Bolívars.

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