August 21, 2014

ISIS Will Soon Be at Our Front Door

James Bloodworth, The Independent

The Associated Press

The reported murder of the American journalist James Foley is further proof that Western countries must not be squeamish when it comes to helping the Iraqis and the Kurds to defeat Isis.

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TAGGED: ISIS, Islamic State, Middle East, James Foley, Iraq, Syria

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