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Kim Jensen: Obama’s Legacy Is the Islamic State Caliphate — ‘A Harbinger Event That Changed the Landscape of Terrorism for the Entire World’

On Tuesday’s edition of Breitbart News Daily, former FBI Counterterrorism Center instructor Kim Jensen told SiriusXM host Stephen K. Bannon that the establishment of the Islamic State as a “caliphate” was no mere formality — it was a defining event in the War on Terror, and will stand as one of President Barack Obama’s greatest failures, a legacy that will unfortunately last long after he leaves office.


Afghan Taliban Infighting: Dissident Commanders to Choose Rival Leader

Infighting among high-ranking Afghan Taliban members over the appointment of Mullah Akhtar Mohammad Mansour as their new leader continues weeks after the terrorist group’s most important military success since they were dethroned by the U.S.-led invasion in 2001, Reuters has learned.

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Taliban Admits to Covering Up Mullah Omar’s Death to Keep Morale High

The Taliban has admitted that it intentionally covered up the death of its long-time leader Mullah Mohammed Omar for more than two years, confirming for the first time claims by Afghanistan’s intelligence agency the Sunni terrorist group’s chief died in April 2013.

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Taliban Chief Resigns amid Widening Leadership Rift

A high-ranking Taliban chief steps down in the latest sign of growing discontent among the terrorist movement’s leadership and deepening internal divisions following the naming of Mullah Akhtar Mansour as the group’s new leader.

AP Photo/Rahmat Gul

Former Warlord: Now Time to Deal Defeating Blow to Weak, Divided Taliban

The Afghanistan government has the opportunity to deal a defeating blow to a currently divided Taliban movement, weakened by internal dissent following the confirmed death of the group’s leader Mullah Mohammed Omar, a former powerful warlord told The Associated Press (AP).

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New Taliban Leader Mansour Confronts Infighting that May Benefit ISIS

Mullah Akhtar Mohammad Mansour has been named the leader of the Taliban as the terrorist organization grapples with peace negotiations-related infighting that has triggered defections to the growing Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL) group.

Mullah Mansour is reportedly not well liked by some high-ranking Taliban commanders.

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Taliban Arrests ISIS Leader for ‘Anti-Islamic Activities’

The Pajhwok Afghan News reported the Taliban captured Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL) leader Mullah Abdul Rauf Khadim along with 45 supporters. The United States detained Khadim at Guantanamo Bay, but released him to Afghanistan in 2007.

AP Photo/Rahmatullah Naikzad