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Lack of Strong International Condemnation After Terrorists in Iraq Bomb School

Brett Daniel Shehadey
Special Contributor for In Homeland Security
In Baghdad, Iraq, on Sunday, 14 children and 14 people were murdered and over thirty wounded by a raging lunatic driving a truck full of explosives into an elementary school.
Who would kill themselves for some fraudulent holy war and massacre children of another faith?

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Al-Qaeda Takes Credit for Iraqi Jailbreak

By William Tucker
Media reports on yesterday’s jailbreak at Abu Ghraib were scant on details, but we now know that the al-Qaeda branch Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant has issued a statement today taking credit for the attack. Initial reports from the Iraqi government stated that no prisoners had escaped, however they amended that statement by saying some had indeed left custody.

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U.S. Stations Troops in Jordan

By William Tucker
The U.S. has decided to keep 900 troops in Jordan for added security due to the situation in the region. Violence in Egypt, Syria, Lebanon, and Iraq has undermined regional security throughout the Middle East and Jordan fears that it won’t remain immune much longer.

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The Arab Spring Turns Two

By Dr. Laura Culbertson
Faculty Member, International Relations at American Public University
It was two years ago this December when protests erupted across the Arab world following the self-immolation of Tunisian street vendor Mohamed Bouazizi on Dec. 17, 2010. During these two years, the world witnessed the ousting of President Zine El Abidine Ben Ali of Tunisia and President Hosni Mubarak of Egypt, as well as the resignation of President Ali Abdullah Saleh of Yemen.

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