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The Taliban slaughtered at least 160 Afghan troops Friday in what appears to be the worst defeat for the Afghan army in the entire war since 2001. As many as 10 Taliban fighters launched an attack against an Afghan military base using two army vehicles in the Balkh province, and while initial

Following the highjacking of a cargo ship near the coast of Somalia in April of 2009, ocean transport companies began taking the threat of modern-day pirates seriously. For years Somali pirates were able to easily board ships and hold their crew for ransom, at times even going so far as to

The means by which God often chooses to accomplish His purposes and bring glory to Himself often mystify, confuse, and even anger us. He frequently chooses to employ what seem to be very crude physical tools (all of which are His property to use as He sees fit, of course),

Earlier this week, I applauded the news that an Egyptian American woman who was imprisoned in Cairo for several years  was freed after Donald Trump struck a deal with the Egyptian President Abdel Fatah al-Sissi. But now it turns out she is Muslim Brotherhood. Who told him this would be

Air Force Lt. Brandon Teel pulled out his concealed carry weapon in early April and saved the life of a man who was being viciously stabbed by his brother. Teel happened to witness an altercation between 30-year-old Chris Terry and his brother 47-year-old Darren Terry while on the way home

Citing immigration irregularities and numerous lies on various applications, the US government has revoked the citizenship of a suspected al Qaeda terrorist. This is excellent news, and should be done with every Muslim who has been convicted of jihad terror activity here or abroad. A confessed al-Qaida operative who recruited

We can all pretend like there is nothing going on around the Korean Peninsula and hope that cooler heads will prevail, but if history is any guide, when the militaries of multiple nations begin to mass troops at borders, it takes only a single, often seemingly inconsequential, catalyst to plunge

The U.S. power grid appears to have been hit with multiple power outages affecting San Francisco, New York and Los Angeles. Officials report that business, traffic and day-to-day life has come to a standstill in San Francisco, reportedly the worst hit of the three major cities currently experiencing outages. Power

The left has one goal and that is to completely destroy and discredit the conservative movement. They have been working effortlessly, through the universities and other institutions, to create the impression that their morals and values are mainstream. People on the right, espousing conservative viewpoints, are to be ridiculed and

It truly is disgusting to see how many pedophiles hold high positions in our society. And for too long, they have been doing more than just getting away with it, they have been abusing their positions of power to exploit even more children. Well, that’s about to change, and the