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By nsnbc On Saturday, November 26th, 2016

German Court Hands Down Suspended Sentence for PKK Member Citing Turkey’s Support of ISIS

nsnbc : A Court in the German City State of Hamburg, on Friday, handed down a suspended sentence to a member of the Kurdistan Worker’s Party (PKK). The judge justified the mild sentence for membership in the More...

By nsnbc On Tuesday, November 15th, 2016

Russian Naval Forces Launch Major Strikes against ISIS and Al-Nusra in Syria

nsnbc : Russian naval forces in the eastern Mediterranean, today, launched massive strikes against Islamic State and Jabhat al-Nusra targets in the Syrian provinces of Idlib and Homs. The strikes, which are likely More...

By nsnbc On Monday, November 7th, 2016

Syrian Democratic Forces Launch Campaign against ISIS in Raqqa

nsnbc : Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), an alliance dominated by the Syrian – Kurdish PYD and its armed wings the YPG and YPJ announced the launch of an operation to liberate Raqqa from Islamic State militants. The More...

By nsnbc On Sunday, November 6th, 2016

ISIS Attacks Turkey – Barely Misses Opposition HDP Leaders

nsnbc : At least nine were killed and more than 100 were injured in an attack in the predominantly Kurdish city of Diyarbakir in southeast Turkey. Turkish officials initially blamed the attack on the Kurdistan Workers’ More...

Protestors hold a sign outside the state’s Capitol, in Bismarck, North Dakota., John L. Mone/AP
By nsnbc On Thursday, November 3rd, 2016

Why understanding Native American religion is important for resolving the Dakota Access Pipeline crisis

Rosalyn R. LaPier (TC) : In recent weeks, protests against the building of the Dakota Access Pipeline across North Dakota have escalated. Native American elders, families and children have set up tipis and tents More...

ISIS fighters (archives)
By nsnbc On Tuesday, November 1st, 2016

ISIS Tries to Seize Al-Mahr Oil Field in Syria’s Homs

nsnbc : Islamic State militants, on Monday, launched attacks on positions of the Syrian Arab Army in the vicinity of the al-Mahr oil field in Homs. ISIS repeatedly attempted to seize strategically significant hilltops More...

Photo of U.S. Senator John McCain meeting illegally in a rebel safe house with the heads of the “Free Syrian Army” in Idlib, Syria in April, 2013. In the left foreground, top al Qaeda terrorist leader Ibrahim al-Badri (aka Al-Baghdadi of ISIS, a.k.a. Caliph Ibrahim of the recently founded Islamic State with whom the Senator is talking. Behind Badri is visible Brigadier General Salim Idris (with glasses), the former military chief of the FSA, who has since fled to the Gulf states after the collapse of any semblance of the FSA. (Courtesy
By nsnbc On Saturday, October 29th, 2016

McCain Met ISIS Chief in 2013, Now Asks Turkey to Stop Attacking Syrian Kurds

nsnbc : U.S. Senator John McCain, Chairman of the Senate’s Armed Services Committee, called on Turkey to stop attacking Syrian Kurds. The committee is set to review the participation of US forces in the battle More...

Masoud Barzani and Peshmerga troops (archives)
By nsnbc On Sunday, October 23rd, 2016
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Iraqi Peshmerga General Command Denounced US Anti-ISIS Air Strikes as Insufficient

nsnbc : The General Command of the Iraqi – Kurdish Peshmega forces denounced air strikes by the US-led coalition against ISIS amidst the ongoing campaign to liberate Mosul from the insurgents as insufficient. More...

Who needs government? A Tea Party protest on tax day in 2010 in New York. Mary Altaffer/AP Photo
By nsnbc On Sunday, October 23rd, 2016

The ‘legitimation’ crisis in the US: Why have Americans lost trust in government?

John Rennie Short (TC) : Elections normally decide who is to govern. This upcoming election is about the very legitimacy of the system. At the final presidential debate, Republican candidate Donald Trump made the More...

By nsnbc On Saturday, October 15th, 2016

Egyptian ISIS Militants in Sinai Kill 12 Soldiers

nsnbc : Islamic State affiliated militants killed 12 soldiers during an attack on a military checkpoint in Egypt’s Sinai near the town of Bir al-Abad. Official sources report that 15 of the militants were More...