Daily Archives: February 28, 2015

From Iraq to New York, here’s a look at Islamic State group developments this week


Assyrians wave their community’s flag, as they march past a church that was damaged during the Lebanese civil war, during a protest in solidarity with Christians abducted in Syria and Iraq by Islamic State militants, in downtown Beirut, Lebanon, Saturday, … Continue reading

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‘Praying Pig’ Goes Viral In China


In video footage shot Tuesday, a pig facing a date with the slaughterhouse is shownkneeling directly in front of a local Buddhist temple, as if in an act of prayer. Buddhist ‘praying pig’ becomes unlikely online hit http://t.co/s4mWd2Z1Dkpic.twitter.com/3uphkVfSOB — SCMP … Continue reading

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Pentagon Struggles To Downplay Disclosure Of ISIS War Plan


WASHINGTON — It could hardly have been a more perfect storm, and it was all because of a single question in a routine briefing. On Feb. 19, U.S. Central Command, which is responsible for military operations in the Middle East, … Continue reading

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