Tag: ISIS

John McCain says President Obama is ‘directly responsible’ for the Orlando nightclub shooting

US senator John McCain has said that Barack Obama was “directly responsible” for the Orlando nightclub shooting for failing to combat the rise of Isis.   The comments, which echo ones made by presumptive Republican nominee Donald Trump, came as the president was in Orlando to meet survivors of the terrorist attack as well as […]

CIA Chief Says Islamic State Plans to Intensify Attacks

Islamic State will intensify its global terrorism campaign by directing as well as inspiring attacks in the U.S. and elsewhere, despite its mounting territorial and financial losses in Syria and Iraq, CIA Director John Brennan said. The organization “will probably rely more on guerrilla tactics,” such as the attacks in Paris and Brussels in the […]

CIA chief: IS working to send operatives to the West

CIA Director John Brennan will tell Congress on Thursday that Islamic State militants are training and attempting to deploy operatives for further attacks on the West and will rely more on guerrilla-style tactics to compensate for their territorial losses.   In remarks prepared for the Senate Intelligence Committee, Brennan says IS has been working to […]

MEMO TO CLINTON: Obama Admin Aided Group That Became ISIS

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Obama administration supported the terrorist group that became ISIS as the group struggled to gain control of the Syria-Iraq border where ISIS now claims its caliphate, according to an intelligence report sent to Hillary Clinton. Breitbart News reported Tuesday on a “Secret” classified intelligence report sent to then-Secretary of State Hillary […]

No letup seen in ISIS terror for US, Western cities

US President Barack Obama offers no clear strategy for destroying ISIS other than predicting a long, hard road for his too-little, too-late military interventions overseas. That was evident from his latest speech Tuesday, June 14. Realizing this, Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Bagdadi still does not feel threatened by military defeat, and whenever his forces […]

ISIS Praises Mateen as ‘Lion of Caliphate,’ Urges Attacks at Theaters, Hospitals, Amusement Parks

An ISIS-affiliated media group issued new statements today praising Orlando nightclub shooter Omar Mateen as a “lion of the caliphate” and a “hero” for slaughtering 49 “infidels” — and calling on other lone jihadis to follow his example.   The Obama administration has confirmed that Mateen was consuming ISIS propaganda online before he opened fire at the […]

Omar Mateen’s wife may be charged if she knew he was planning Orlando shooting

The wife of the Orlando gunman could face criminal charges if the FBI establishes that she knew in advance he was planning a deadly attack.   Noor Zahi Salman has reportedly told agents that she tried to talk husband Omar Mateen out of the raid on the Pulse nightclub that became the deadliest gun massacre […]

North Korea could have DOUBLED its nuclear arsenal in the last year and a half

North Korea could have doubled its stockpile of nuclear weapons in the last 18 months, a US research institute has claimed.   Kim Jong-un may have added six or more weapons by significantly expanding the Stalinist nation’s nuclear weapons production, according to the Washington-based Institute for Science and International Security (ISIS).   The theory is […]

Benjamin Netanyahu: Enlightened nations must join together to fight terror

The terrorism that struck in Orlando over the weekend threatens the entire world, and the enlightened nations of the world must unite to fight it, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Sunday.   Netanyahu’s comments came at the start of the weekly cabinet meeting, where he reiterated that “we stand shoulder to shoulder with the American […]

Orlando shooting – as it happened

For those of you waking up to this story, here is a break down of what we know about the Orlando shooting so far.A gunman named as Omar Mateen killed 50 people and left 53 others injured, many seriously, in a 2am attack on LGBT nightclub the Pulse, in Orlando, Florida. After an hours-long standoff, […]