Tag : war on extremism
title : Report: '60 Percent of Syrian Rebels Are Islamist Extremists, 15 Groups Ready To Succeed ISIS'
summary : About 60 percent of rebel fighters in Syria hold an Islamist extremist ideology, British think-tank Centre on Religion and Geopolitics announced Monday in a new report entitled "If the Castle Falls: Ideology and Objectives of the Syrian Rebellion." About a third of them hold the same ideology as the Islamic State. The current focus on a military defeat of ISIS does not consider the other groups in Syria, and around the world, with exactly the same global ideology and ambition, states the report.
date : Dec 21, 2015 10:18 AM EST
title : Yemen Instability Reverberates Across the West after President Resigns, Government Collapses
summary : The country of Yemen, a critical U.S. ally in the “war on terror,” could get a lot more unstable thanks to its government cutting a deal with Shiite Muslim rebels that resulted in the resignation of its leadership.
date : Jan 22, 2015 07:40 PM EST