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Understanding the ISIS threat
Canada Free Press, by Doug Hagmann

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Posted By:SpeedMaster, 8/26/2014 6:48:48 AM

The current threats posed by ISIS, or the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, to world stability in general and to the U.S. specifically are very real and extremely dangerous. However, the origins of the group and hence the threats are not to be believed “as advertised.” We are being subjected to more lies from the White House to Foggy Bottom, along with many elected leaders who know the real story but insist upon pushing a false narrative. Collectively, they are bringing us to the brink of World War III through Syria, which I have long contended, while simultaneously opening our

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: chabis, 8/26/2014 8:01:53 AM     (No. 9981398)

Good to know that tin foil hats are available to the right as well. Fair is fair!

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Reply 2 - Posted by: jackburton, 8/26/2014 8:39:00 AM     (No. 9981438)

Builds a case but... not gonna bring this up in casual conversation anytime soon.

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