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So without further ado, here’s what we’re reading Thursday August 28, 2014.
The Israeli Defense Force engaged the Syrian army in battle this week after fighting between Syrian forces loyal to Bashar Assad and rebel militias associated with the Free Syrian Army and al-Nusra Front spilled across the border into Israel.
Israel may have won their war with Hamas… but they may end up losing because of peace. The peace treaty Israel just signed with Hamas may end up hurting Israel more than helping…
Public executions, amputations, lashings and mock crucifixion are a regular fixture in jihadist-controlled areas of Syria, a UN probe charged Wednesday, also accusing Damascus of repeatedly using chemical weapons against civilians. “Executions in public spaces have become a common spectacle on Fridays” — the Muslim holy day — in parts of Syria under control of the Islamic State (IS), the independent Commission of Inquiry on human rights in Syria said.
Police in the United Kingdom are now asking the public and the families of radical Islamists to out possible homegrown jihadis.
The American who was recently released by rebels in Syria held a brief press conference on Wednesday to thank everyone for all they’ve done for him.
Russia has invaded Ukraine, but no one seems to care. Along with the Russian invasion, pro-Russia rebels are being accused of heinous war crimes by the United Nations. Yet, there is no response from the West?
The latest poll of Wisconsin voters finds that the race for Governor is still very much uncertain… but there is reason for optimism in the Walker camp, as the majority of voters want to keep the reforms that Governor Walker has put into place over the last few years.