August 1, 2014

Islamic State's Challenge to the U.S.

David Ignatius, Washington Post

The Associated Press

Warnings from U.S. officials about the terrorist Islamic State that has established a haven in Iraq and Syria sound ominously like the intelligence alerts that preceded al-Qaeda’s attack on Sept. 11, 2001.

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TAGGED: Islamic State Of Iraq And Syria, Terrorism, Islamic State


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