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Gender Warfare: Afghan Woman Killed by Mob

By Brett Daniel Shehadey
Special Correspondent for In Homeland Security

Last Thursday, in Kabul, according to many accounts, a woman falsely suspected of burning the Quran was beaten to death by a crowd; run over by a pickup truck and lynched; driven away, burned and thrown over a bridge.

Farkhunda, the 28-year-old victim, was allegedly arguing with a religious leader about the selling of charms to women at a shrine, according to the BBC.

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Congress’s Conundrum: Obama’s ISIL War Authorization Request

By John Ubaldi
Contributor, In Homeland Security

After a 10-day break, Congress returns this week with the daunting task of articulating how the United States should proceed with the president’s Authorization for Use of Military Force (AUMF) against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL).

On Feb. 11, President Obama spoke to the nation and presented to Congress, seeking their approval for his authorization to use force against ISIS.

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