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Erdogan: Kurds Are ‘Collaborators in the Postmodern Crusades’

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s Sunday speech on the Turkish offensive against Kurdish forces in Afrin, Syria has gotten plenty of international attention, but a curiously underreported passage found the Islamist president railing against the Kurds as “collaborators in a postmodern crusade that our region is exposed to.”

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Islamic State Features Trump in Brussels Celebration Video

The Islamic State is pushing a new video through its propaganda channels that celebrates the Brussels bombing, urges jihadis to “rise up” and “claim your victory,” and among several other media clips quotes Donald Trump describing Brussels as “one of the most beautiful cities in the world 20 years ago,” but now “it’s an absolute horror show.”

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The Truth About the Islamic State and End of Days Prophecy

Graeme Wood’s article, “What ISIS Really Wants,” in the March 2015 issue of The Atlantic is a fantastic summary of how the Islamic State (ISIS) interprets Islam – and, perhaps more importantly, how the rest of the Islamic world looks at ISIS. It does a great deal of damage to President Obama’s preferred narrative about how the Islamic State has nothing to do with Islam, as well as his characterization of the terror state as “nihilistic.”

Iraqi government forces celebrate while holding an al-Qaeda affiliated flag after they claimed they have gained complete control of the Diyala province, northeast of Baghdad, on January 26, 2015 near the town of Muqdadiyah. Iraqi forces have "liberated" Diyala province from the Islamic State jihadist group, retaking all populated areas …

Barack Obama’s Crusades Cop Out

Two days after video of the brutal execution of a Jordanian pilot by the Islamic State circled the globe, President Obama reminded his mostly Christian audience at the National Prayer Breakfast about the Crusades and the Inquisition. The President framed

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