Iraq’s Troubles and the Iran-North Korea Threat

Vice President Joe Biden traveled to Iraq April 28 to meet with Prime Minister al-Abadi as a show of support for Abadi’s government amid internal turmoil. Abadi is a Shi’ite Muslim who tried to introduce a slate of new ministers to parliament, but he was met by opponents lobbing water bottles and chanting for his removal. […]

Syria: 2011 to Present

History of  the Syrian Civil War The Syrian civil war began with the arrest and torture of teens who painted revolutionary slogans on a school wall.

Update on Paris Attacks/ISIS, One less Republican candidate

Tuesday, November 17,  2015 ISIS Hacked, 5,500 Twitter Accounts Lost An online group calling itself “Anonymous” has waged a cyber war on ISIS and announced it has hacked 5,500 ISIS-affiliated accounts on Twitter and has taken them down.

Turkey Re-Elects Erdogan

Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s victory in Turkey’s presidential election was celebrated by terrorist organization Hamas and the Muslim Brotherhood. Erdogan’s ruling Sunni Islamist party, AKP, is known for arresting journalists, targeting Jews and women, and fighting the Kurds. Although theJune 7th vote was against him, he was able to overturn it and keep his parliamentary majority. The new vote […]