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• Turkey’s deep suspicions of Kurds are hampering efforts to aid the besieged Syrian border town. Turkish authorities are stopping Kurdish men en route to Kobani and investigating them as terrorists. Read More »
• The disparities in naming are partly because of translation difficulties, and partly a sign of a propaganda war. The group calls itself the Islamic State; the Obama administration goes with ISIL. Read More »
• Thirteen years after the attacks on 9-11, the US needs to remain vigilant against terrorism. That’s according to retired Marine Corps major Dan Pantaleo, who was involved in the recovery effort after a hijacked passenger plane hit the Pentagon, killing 184 people. Pantaleo is the keynote speaker at a 9-11 memorial event for first responders at the Orange County Convention Center Thursday morning. The 13th anniversary of 9-11 comes as the US grapples with how to respond to the organization known as the Islamic State. ISIS as it’s also sometimes called, recently posted online videos showing the killing of two kidnapped American journalists, including South Floridian Steven Sotloff. Pantaleo says the US needs to be ready to respond to the threat posed by the Islamic State. “Americans and … Read More »
• As Islamic State militants have marched across Syria and Iraq, oil smuggling has been a major part of their strategy. They have targeted oil fields and refineries and work with a range of middlemen. Read More »