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A majority in the U.S. affirm the use of drone strikes in conflict. According to a Pew Research Center survey published in late May, 58 percent approved drone usage while 35 percent expressed disapproval. At the same time, 48 percent of respondents also were concerned that drone strikes endanger civilian lives. The majority approval is […] Read More

Things are not always as they seem. An exclusive investigative report in Spiegel, a leading German news outlet, sheds new light on the inner workings of ISIS. The article is based on documentation discovered in the home of one of the Islamic State’s chief architects – Haji Bakr, a former colonel in Saddam’s Air Defense […] Read More

Editor’s note: The remarks below were given by Rabbi Fred Guttman on Sunday, Sept. 11, 2011, at Temple Emanuel in Greensboro, N.C. The Baal Shem Tov once taught: “Forgetfulness leads to Exile. Remembrance is the secret to Redemption.” We have gathered here this morning not only to remember, but also to work toward redemption. We […] Read More

PRESIDENT BUSH (2/8/03): “Saddam Hussein has longstanding, direct and continuing ties to terrorist networks. Senior members of Iraqi intelligence and Al Qaeda have met at least eight times since the early 1990s. Iraq has sent bomb-making and document-forgery experts to work with Al-Qaeda. Iraq has also provided Al Qaeda with chemical and biological weapons training. […] Read More