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September 20, 2021 Gregory Waters

Understanding ISIS’s Damascus Attack

Late Friday night an ISIS cell detonated bombs at three locations on the outskirts of Damascus, destroying the main pipeline carrying gas to the Deir Ali and Tishreen power plants and two nearby power pylons. This was the first confirmed ISIS attack...

September 10, 2021 Ian Acheson

U.K. Proposal Fails Victims of Northern Ireland Terror

September 8 began the start of the trial of 20 people accused of carrying out the November 13, 2015, Islamist terror attacks in Paris that killed 130 people. A victims’ representative summed up the obligation of the French state to the hundreds...

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Extremists: Their Words. Their Actions.

In Their Own Words:

The current stage demands that we exhaust the enemy until it whines and moans due to economic and military bleeding. It is in this context that the operations outside the theatre in which the enemy expects us to strike, operations on enemy soil and beyond enemy lines becomes evident.

Ayman al-Zawahiri, Leader of al-Qaeda Sept. 11, 2021
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