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February 23, 2015 3:31 PM Terror trainees: New ISIS video shows indoctrination of kids as young as 5

The latest disturbing video from ISIS shows what the Islamist group touts as the next generation of jihadist killers, pint-sized terror trainees as young as 5 participating in drills and reciting verses from the Koran. The 9-minute video released Monday shows about 70 camouflage-clad kids, who are reportedly the children of foreign fighters who have flocked 30

February 23, 2015 2:30 PM Syrians slowly return to Kobani after Kurds win back border town

Potential returnees are worried by the many unexploded bombs and mortars in the Syrian border town, say officials. Istanbul - Around 4,000 refugees have trickled back to the Syrian Kurdish town of Kobani but many are wary of returning to the site of a four-month battle between Kurdish and Daesh forces, officials said on Monday. Much of the town of over 200,000 was destroyed 34

February 23, 2015 12:22 PM What war has in store

(CNN)Everything you think you know about the "future of war" is wrong. An elite consensus on the "New Way of War" has been emerging for some time now. Among defense policy experts, think tanks, echoed at Aspen and Davos, the way forward seems clear. The future belongs to cyberwarfare and includes a terrorism problem that will be dealt with by drones 16

February 23, 2015 11:23 AM Libyan government to exclude Turkish firms from contracts

BENGHAZI, Libya (Reuters) - Libya's internationally recognized government has said it will end all contracts with companies from Turkey, a country it has accused of supporting a rival administration. The government of Prime Minister Abdullah al-Thinni did not spell out its reasons for the decision, posted on a cabinet website late on Sunday. A Turkish 27

February 22, 2015 5:38 AM Obama policy to bring Syrian refugees into US raises concern among Republicans, intelligence community

An Obama administration plan to allow Syrian refuges into the United States is raising concerns within the intelligence community and on Capitol Hill -- with one GOP House leader calling it a “federally sanctioned welcome party” to potential terrorists. The State Department has defended the plan to welcome refugees from the war-ravaged western Asia country 14

February 21, 2015 6:27 PM Leading Republican questions plan to allow Syrian refugees to enter US

The Obama administration plan to allow Syrian refuges into the United States is raising concerns within the intelligence community and on Capitol Hill. One House Republican went so far as to call the plan a "federally sanctioned welcome party" to potential terrorists. The State Department has defended the plan, saying the U.S. was founded on the principles 14

February 21, 2015 4:09 AM Food Challenge At Worst Level Since World War II

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The World Food Program is confronting its worst challenge since World War II in trying to tackle five top-level humanitarian crises at the same time, the head of the U.N. agency said Friday. Ertharin Cousin said in an interview with The Associated Press that the five crises — in Syria, Iraq, Central African Republic, South Sudan 17

February 20, 2015 11:49 PM UN Food Agency Facing Worst Challenge Since World War II

The head of the World Food Program says the U.N. agency is confronting its worst challenge since World War II in trying to tackle five top-level humanitarian crises at the same time. Ertharin Cousin said in an interview Friday with The Associated Press that the five crises — in Syria, Iraq, Central African Republic, South Sudan, and the Ebola epidemic 14

February 20, 2015 11:24 PM Prosecutor’s death and decades-old terror attack leaves Argentina’s Jews divided

On the same day that hundreds of thousands of people took to the streets to protest the mysterious death of Alberto Nisman, the special prosecutor who spent a decade trying to unravel the 1994 bombing of a Jewish cultural center that left 85 dead, Jacobo Furman was far away from the crowds, lighting a candle for one of the victims of that attack — his son. Furman 15

February 20, 2015 5:28 PM Name alleged perpetrators of war crimes in Syria | The Miami Herald The Miami Herald

U.N. investigators said Friday they are considering publishing their secret list of alleged war criminals in Syria to press for justice for the thousands of victims. In a strong indication that they will do just that, the investigators expressed hope that releasing the names would put alleged perpetrators of torture, executions and kidnappings "on notice 14