“This is my last message,” says Islamic State (ISIS) Japanese hostage Kenji Goto

“I have 24 hours left to live… the Jordanian pilot has even less,” says second Japanese hostage who claims ISIS will execute him and the Jordanian airman unless jailed female Muslim terrorist is released.

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Second hostage Kenji Goto holding up photo of fellow Japanese hostage, Haruna Yukawa, who was beheaded the other day

UK Daily Mail  A video posted on jihadist websites shows a picture of Japanese hostage Kenji Goto holding a photograph of captured Jordanian pilot, 1st Lt Mu’ath al-Kaseasbeh. A voiceover, purportedly by Goto, warns that Jordan is blocking the Japanese journalist’s release by failing to free Sajida al-Rishawi, a would-be suicide bomber on death row since 2006.

The statement says Goto and al-Kaseasbeh will be beheaded within 24 hours if al-Rishawi is not freed and urges the Japanese government to put pressure on Jordan. The voiceover warns: ‘Any more delays by the Jordanian government will mean they are responsible for the death of the pilot which will then be followed by mine.

Japanese hostage Kenji Goto holding photos of Jordanian pilot also threatened with beheading by the Islamic State

Japanese hostage Kenji Goto holding photos of Jordanian pilot also threatened with beheading by the Islamic State

‘I only have 24 hours left to live… and the pilot has even less. Please don’t leave us to die.  Japan has indicated it will not negotiate with terrorists.

Freelance journalist Kenji Goto was seized in late October in Syria, apparently while trying to rescue another hostage, 42-year-old Haruna Yukawa, who was captured by the ISIS terrorists last summer.  

Sajida al-Rishawi gained notoriety in 2005 after confessing on Jordanian television that she tried to blow herself up alongside her husband in an Al Qaeda attack in Amman, Jordan.

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LIBYA: Islamic terrorists kill at least 8 including 5 foreigners and take hostages at luxury hotel in Tripoli

At least eight people, including five foreigners, were killed during an attack by MUSLIM terrorists, alleging to represent the Islamic State (ISIS), at a luxury hotel in the Libyan capital of Tripoli.

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FOX News  Mahmoud Hamza, director of Libya’s special deterrence force, told al-Naba television that five foreigners, including two women, as well as a security officer and two of the terrorists, died in the attack on the Corinthia Hotel in Tripoli. He did not give the nationalities of the foreigners. Islamic terrorists from ISIS in Libya claimed responsibility for the attack.

Essam Al-Naas, a spokesman for a Tripoli security agency, told the Associated Press that a standoff was ongoing Tuesday at the Corinthia Hotel, which sits on the Mediterranean Sea. Police identified the victims as five foreigners and three guards.

The New York Times reported that the militants are claiming allegiance to the Islamic State.

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Security camera shot of one of the terrorists

A hotel worker who spoke on condition of anonymity said five masked attackers wearing bulletproof vests stormed the hotel after getting past security at the gates, firing in the air before shooting randomly at staffers. He said the hotel was evacuated before the attackers clashed with the guards and blew up a car bomb in the parking lot.

When they got there, he said a car bomb exploded in the parking lot, only a hundred meters (yards) away. He said this came after a protection force entered the lobby and opened fire on the attackers. He said two guards were immediately killed. The staffer spoke on condition of anonymity because he feared being targeted later by militants. He said the car bomb left at least five cars in the parking lot burned and damaged some windows in the hotel’s facade.

The staffer said the hotel had Italian, British and Turkish guests, but was largely empty at the time of the attack. He said the militia-backed Prime Minister Omar al-Hassi usually resides at the hotel, but was not there Tuesday. The hotel previously came under attack in 2013 when a former prime minister was abducted there.

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After a White House-ordered lengthy delay, ARMY finally will charge Bowe Bergdahl with desertion, a decision that Obama is still trying to stonewall

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Bowe Bergdahl, deserter and traitor

The soldier who converted to Islam and left his post in Afghanistan to join the Taliban will be charged with desertion, a decision with which Barack Hussein Obama, who exchanged five dangerous Taliban terrorists from Guantanamo for him, disagrees. (Both of them should be charged with treason)

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Washington Times Lt. Col. Tony Schaffer (Ret) said two separate military sources have confirmed to him that Sgt. Bergdahl’s attorney has been given a “charge sheet,” listing out the articles of the uniform military code that have been violated. “The army has come to its conclusion and Bowe Bergdahl will be charged with desertion,” Mr. Shaffer said. 

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Following the much-criticized exchange, the Army conducted an investigation into his actions, which concluded three months ago. Mr. Shaffer also accused the Obama administration of trying to keep the detail of Sgt. Bergdahl’s charges hidden. 

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“This is shaping up to be a titanic struggle behind the scenes,” he said. “Believe me, the Army here wants to do the right thing … And the White House, because of the political narrative, President Obama cozying up to the parents and because he, President Obama, releasing the five Taliban … The narrative is what the White House does not want to have come out.”

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Designated Terrorist Group CAIR bused in hundreds of Muslims to spit in the face of America by blasting the highly offensive ‘Muslim Call to Prayer’ inside the Washington State Capitol building

Cair-20Visitors to the Washington State Capitol on Martin Luther King Day on Jan. 19, 2015, must have thought they had landed in a parallel universe when they were forced to walk around a crowd of Muslims, many dressed in Islamic supremacist garb, praying to the amplified sounds of the Muslim Call to Prayer right smack dab in the lobby of the Capitol building.

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CAIR (h/t Kerry H)  On Monday, January 19, 2015, a few hundred Washington state Muslims from more than 35 state legislative districts met with some 100 state lawmakers in Olympia as part of the annual Washington State Muslim Lobby Day  organized by that state’s Muslim Brotherhood front group CAIR (Council on American-Islamic Relations), the notorious Muslim pressure group posing as a civil rights organization, recently being named to the UAE list of designated terrorist organization.

Muslims lobbying for even more government handouts urged the full funding of the Housing Trust Fund with an investment of $100 million. They were also there to provide information about recent alleged anti-Muslim incidents and to urge their legislators to speak out against so-called ‘Islamophobic’ rhetoric and made-up hate crimes when they happen in their districts.

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Hey Muslims, stop telling us about the “minuscule amount” of Muslims who are extremists and terrorists

Not all Americans are buying your crap anymore, especially when even your own leaders deny the Islamo-myth of the “moderate” Muslim.

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Dallas News Letter to Editor (From Ahmed Malik) As hundreds protested Islam outside of the Garland Convention Center this past Sunday, I was confused. Confused as to why protesters were at an event where Muslims were against terrorism. Confused as to why they would not attend the event and hear the point of view from the common Muslim who is against everything for which Boko Haram and ISIS stand.

The acts that these terrorist groups commit should reflect no one but themselves. Instead of letting the minuscule amount of Muslims represent the teachings of Islam, let the more than 1 billion “moderate” Muslims voice the true Islam. Instead of protesting at these events, please join us and listen to what we have to say.

(Hey, Ahmed, we hear you loud and clear)

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After Israeli bookstore pulls Charlie Hebdo magazines from its shelves after threats from Muslims, Israeli political party will distribute them for free

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Saying, “We won’t let Islamic extremists intimidate Israel and turn it into ISIS,” Foreign Minister Avigdor Liberman instructed Yisrael Beytenu activists to buy thousands of copies of Charlie Hebdo’s “survivors’ issue” after Israel’s largest bookstore chain decided not to stock it in order to not incite Muslims.

JPost  Steimatzky decided on Saturday night to cancel a planned event to sell the magazine in Ramat Gan’s Ayalon Mall and to sell it online only instead, after MK Masud Gnaim, leader of the southern Islamic Movement’s United Arab List, warned that doing so would be “very dangerous.”

AR-150109337.jpg&MaxW=650The magazine in question is the first issue the satirical journal published after the deadly terrorist attack on its headquarters in Paris at the beginning of the month. It has a caricature of the Prophet Muhammad on the cover, holding a sign that says “Je Suis Charlie,” or “I am Charlie,” the slogan adopted by many after the attack, plus the statement, “All is forgiven.”

Charlie Hebdo was little known in Israel before the attack on its offices, but since then demand for it has spiked. Once the Yisrael Beytenu activists receive the magazines, the party plans to hold an event at which they will give them out for free.

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“We won’t let Israel turn into Islamic State,” Liberman said. “We will not let extremist Islam to intimidate us and turn Israel into a country that surrenders to threats and harms freedom of expression.”

Liberman quoted Gnaim’s warning that “the country and the [Steimatzky] chain will be responsible for the results” of selling Charlie Hebdo copies, and that doing so would be crossing a redline as far as Israeli Arabs and their leadership are concerned. According to Liberman, saying such things is “another way the Israeli Arab leadership crosses redlines.”

Screen-shot-2015-01-07-at-18.52.04Later Sunday, former journalist and No. 5 on the Yisrael Beytenu list Sharon Gal, along with a dozen activists wearing T-shirts with party slogans, protested outside a Steimatzky shop in Tel Aviv.

“We won’t give in to terrorists or those who support them,” Gal stated. “There was a clear threat of terrorism, and we are standing here to say clearly that we won’t accept their threats, and anyone who supports terrorism shouldn’t be part of this election.”

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Gal called the still-unnamed joint Arab list a coalition of “jihadists, Islamists, and communists.” Yisrael Beytenu plans to petition the Central Elections Committee to disqualify the list on the grounds that it supports terrorism.

“This paper is sold all over the world and should be sold in Israel. We aren’t afraid of those who incite against us… We’re telling the united extremist [Arab] list that no one can scare us in the Jewish state,” he added. “This issue of the magazine is a symbol of victory over terrorism.”

Even Leftist Labor-Hatnua co-leader Tzipi Livni also said Sunday that Steimatzky’s decision angered her. “I think we expect every European country to stand up to threats on freedom of expression – that’s how we need to act,” Livni told Army Radio.

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GOV. BOBBY JINDAL doesn’t have a “Muslim problem,” the problem is the apologists for Islam in the leftist media in denial about the “Muslim problem”

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In an address before the conservative Henry Jackson Society in London last week, Jindal warned of so-called Muslim “no-go zones” in the West—areas in which “non-assimilationist Muslims establish enclaves and carry out as much of Sharia law as they can.” 

POLITICO Bobby Jindal, who was born a Hindu, has a Muslim problem. The Louisiana governor and potential 2016 Republican presidential candidate has been repeating a “lie” that even Fox News was forced to apologize for. (But it isn’t a lie. FOX News only apologized because the Saudis are investors in FOX’s parent company, News Corp.)

Jindal has since doubled down on the claim, even after being pressed for evidence by a British journalist. Jindal asserted that no-go zones “absolutely is an issue for the UK [and] absolutely is an issue for America and other European [or] Western nations.” (See links below videos for proof)

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It’s a sad thing to say for a Hindu convert to Christianity who changed his name from “Piyush” to “Bobby” and paints himself as a model immigrant, but Muslim-baiting is a key part of Jindal’s pitch to a demographic that he is aggressively courting: evangelical conservatives.

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In the wake of the 9/11 attacks and in the lead-up to the invasion of Iraq in 2003, evangelical Christians became America’s most ardent supporters of wars in Muslim lands. Eighty-seven percent of white evangelical Christians surveyed in early 2003 supported the Iraq war—compared with 78 percent of white Americans overall and just 29 percent of black Americans.

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Evangelical support for the Iraq war was higher than that of mainline Protestant denominations. White evangelicals, more than any other religious demographic, have consistently been the most likely to support torture (the targets of which will invariably be Muslim).

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Evangelicals tend to see America’s challenge with jihadism not as part of a war with a radical strain within the world’s 1.6 billion Muslims, but as part of a broader war between the Christian (or Judeo-Christian) West and Islam.

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The evangelical idea that this is a war of religions is best demonstrated by the Rev. Franklin Graham, who—in the wake of the jihadist slaughter of cartoonists and Jews in Paris earlier this month—invited Muslims to convert to Christianity during an appearance of Fox News’s Sean Hannity Show. Hannity, a Catholic with a soft side for evangelical Christianity, neither interrupted Graham nor reprimanded him. He gave him full license to engage in a display of religious bravado and chest thumping through unabashed proselytization.

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One of Britain’s Muslim NO GO ZONES

Evangelical Islamophobia is distinct. It’s a whole other world when it comes to other Christian denominations, which are making the best displays of American pluralism when it comes to their engagement of Muslims.

America’s oldest Catholic higher education institution, Georgetown University, has been a leader in promoting dialogue between Christians and Muslims.

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Last November, in an exemplary sign of tolerance, the Washington National Cathedral, which is affiliated with the Episcopal Church, hosted Friday prayer services for area Muslims.

This month, Duke University’s associate dean for religious life, a Christian, invited the university’s Muslim chaplain to conduct the Muslim call to prayer from the top of the school’s chapel. But they were forced to make more modest arrangements after a national backlash spurred in part by a Facebook post by Rev. Graham.

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Over the past three decades, America has been home to growing interfaith dialogue and cooperation between Muslims and Catholic, mainline Protestant, and reform and leftist Jewish communities. But among evangelicals, there is a growing anti-Muslim subculture.

This isn’t simply a reaction to terrorism perpetrated by jihadists or the undeniable persecution of Christians in Muslim-majority countries. Evangelicals are being taught to suspect and disdain peaceful Muslims who live in their own country. And that culture of fear is exactly what Jindal is playing into.

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There’s a cottage industry of terrorism experts and ex-Muslims who speak at evangelical churches and conferences warning about imaginary Muslim plots to take over the United States and establish “sharia law.”

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TURKEY orders Facebook to block pages that insult the paedophile prophet Mohammed

safe_image.phpUsually very Islamo-friendly Facebook has been ordered by a Turkish court to block all pages insulting the Prophet Mohammed or risk having Facebook banned entirely from the country.

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UK Daily Mail  Turkey, an increasingly radical fascistic muslim country that has been demanding to be given membership in the EU, has also banned web access to cover of Charlie Hebdo magazine in a move that is seen as yet another crackdown on offensive religious material.

A Turkish court has ordered authorities to block access to Facebook pages that ‘insult’ the Prophet Mohammed and warned the whole site will be banned if the company doesn’t comply. The country’s state-run news agency confirmed that a court in Ankara issued the order yesterday, following a request by a prosecutor. 

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The decision comes just days after another court ruling banned access in Turkey to web pages featuring the controversial cover of the French satirical magazine, Charlie Hebdo depicting the Prophet Mohammed.

It is the latest move to crack down on material seen as offending religious sensibilities in the largely Muslim nation, where the government of President Tayyip Erdogan is viewed as pursuing an Islamist-leaning agenda.

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Facebook have yet to comment on the ruling but earlier this month Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said the company would not censor content published in the wake of the Charlie Hebdo attacks. He added that the social network would ‘never let one country or group of people dictate what people can share across the world.’

However, according to statistics released by Facebook, the company has removed 1,893 ‘pieces of content’ at the request of the Turkish government.

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Earlier this month, Turkey’s president began to press for new legislation which would allow ministers to temporarily ban websites, such as Facebook, and force Twitter to block an anonymous whistleblower.

The proposed law would allow ministers to restrict access to websites deemed to threaten lives, public order or rights and freedoms. The Telecommunications Directorate (TIB) would have to comply within four hours, and then apply for a court order for the ban to be extended beyond 24 hours.

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Communications minister Lutfu Elvan this week defended the proposal, saying it was needed after Turkey’s top court in October annulled previous legislation giving greater powers to ban websites, and saying it would only be used in emergencies.

Last year Turkey came under international criticism for temporary bans on Facebook and Twitter as a corruption scandal unfolded.  Erdogan vowed to ‘eradicate’ Twitter after allegations of government corruption were published on the micro-blogging site.

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Meanwhile Facebook was briefly banned in Pakistan along with Twitter after the sites refused to remove pictures pertaining to be the Prophet Muhammad. Facebook did eventually bow to pressure and blocked the images in Pakistan. 

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IRANIAN News Site reports Iran may be planning a hit on Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu’s two sons

Mashregh News network affiliated with Iran’s Revolutionary Guards suggested Iran target Yair and Avner Netanyahu, the sons of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, in response to an alleged Israeli strike on the Syrian side of the Golan Heights last week in which 12 Hezbollah and Iranian operatives were killed, including an Iranian general. 

An image published on January 24, 2015 on the Iranian news site Mashregh News, which is affiliated with the Revolutionary Guard Corps, shows the sons of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, Yair and Avner with crosshairs drawn on their faces.

An image published on January 24, 2015 on the Iranian news site Mashregh News, which is affiliated with the Revolutionary Guard Corps, shows the sons of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, Yair and Avner with crosshairs drawn on their faces.

Times of Israel  The article listed a number of ways Tehran could respond to the alleged assault, including a “revenge operation” involving the Netanyahu boys — who are shown in a photo on the website as if in the crosshairs of a sniper’s scope — Shaul Olmert, son of former PM Ehud Olmert and Gilad and Omri Sharon, the sons of the late prime minister Ariel Sharon.

Shaul Olmert, son of former PM Ehud Olmert, also shown in Iranian crosshairs

Shaul Olmert, son of former PM Ehud Olmert, also shown in Iranian crosshairs

Iran and Hezbollah have issued a series of threats since the strike earlier this week, warning of a “crushing response,” and “destructive thunderbolts.” The dead included an Iranian general and senior Hezbollah commanders, Muhammad Issa and Jihad Mughniyeh, son of slain terror mastermind Imad Mughniyeh.

There have been conflicting reports as to whether Israel knew that Iranian general Mohammed Allahdadi was in the convoy.

On Saturday, the deputy head of Iran’s Revolutionary Guards Lt.-Gen. Hossein Salami vowed Saturday to “open new fronts [against Israel] and change the balance of power.” “Opening up a new front across the West Bank, which is a major section of our dear Palestine, will be certainly on the agenda, and this is part of a new reality that will gradually emerge,” Salami said.

Israel viewed the strike as an act of self-defense, and that Hezbollah had forced Israel’s hand by building an offensive infrastructure on its border.  A report on Friday said the strike targeted the leaders of a substantial new Hezbollah terror hierarchy that was set to attempt kidnappings, rocket attacks and other assaults on military and civilian targets in northern Israel.

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ANOTHER OBAMA “SUCCESS” – U.S. Embassy in Yemen shut down infinitely due to credible threats

imagesCiting recent attacks, the United States on Wednesday announced that it has suspended public services at its embassy in Sanaa, Yemen. A senior U.S. official said the embassy in Sana’a was closed two days ago and remains closed while “the threat is assessed.” 

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CNN  “Due to recent attacks against Western interests in Yemen, we have temporarily suspended operations of our Embassy in Sana’a to the public,” State Department spokeswoman Jen Psaki said in a statement. “We continue to evaluate the security situation every day, and we will reopen the embassy to the public once it is deemed appropriate.”

The suspension of operations is due to a reemergence of a threat from several weeks ago that the United States thought it had disrupted, according to a U.S. official with specific understanding of the current situation.

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A credible threat to the U.S. Embassy emerged around March, the official said, in the same time frame that a video appeared showing some 100 al Qaeda operatives in Yemen, including several who had broken out of jail the month before.

The United States thought that threat had been disrupted by a number of Yemeni actions, including, but not directly related to a series of U.S. drone strikes and Yemeni military operations in early April.

But in recent days, the threat stream has reemerged, the official said. It is currently assessed to be credible and somewhat specific in terms of the embassy being the target, according to the source.

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The United States is still attempting to corroborate the threat and determine whether there is a specific time and date, as well as any other specific locations.

A second U.S. official said the suspension of the embassy activity was based on credible information about threats to Western interests. The senior official was not sure whether the threat was embassy-specific. There have been no evacuations of the embassy.

The U.S. intelligence community has struggled in recent months to track al Qaeda in Yemen via electronic intercepts because the group has changed its communications, following disclosures last year of U.S. eavesdropping methods.

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Riot policemen stand guard during a protest to demand the release of Yemeni detainees in the prison of Guantanamo Bay, outside the U.S. embassy in Sanaa

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Still, the United States is using electronic tracking, satellite imagery and operatives on the ground to try to determine what may be planned.

The United Kingdom, meanwhile, advised against travel to Yemen and urged all British nationals to leave the country. “There is a high threat from terrorism throughout Yemen and specific methods of attack are evolving and increasing in sophistication,” the Foreign and Commonwealth Office said in a statement.

It continued: “Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) has previously targeted western interests and there could be a threat to commercial sites, transport infrastructure, diplomatic missions and any place where westerners gather.”

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Saudi Arabia unveils two badass anti-terrorism walls

When is the world going to start calling it an “Apartheid Wall?”

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IJ Review  The oldest way to defend land is through a physical barrier, such as a wall. Yet some Americans dispute the efficacy of a wall when defending our southern border against infiltration from either illegal immigrants or terrorists.

One country is not buying into that notion: Saudi Arabia. Last week, a Saudi general was killed in a skirmish with ISIS at the border with Iraq, along which Saudi Arabia is constructing a 600-mile-long wall:

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The prospect of this wall separating Iraq from Saudi Arabia is not a welcome one for ISIS, whose goals include capturing Saudi Arabia – home to the Holy Mosques of Mecca and Medina.

Construction began on the wall last September and, according to Jane’s, “…consists of 78 monitoring towers, eight command centers, 10 mobile surveillance vehicles, 32 rapid-response centers, and three rapid intervention squads, all linked by a fiber-optic communications network.”

The Kingdom is also creating a 1,000 mile wall along its border with Yemen to the south.

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This is what Egyptians think of U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry

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And this is why:

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