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EBOLA CRISIS GOES ON

1,000 More Troops Sent to West Africa
By Harold Hutchison

The United States is sending another 1,000 troops to help combat the Ebola epidemic in West Africa. This brings the total deployment of troops to the region to over 4,000.

According to media reports, the Department of Defense announced the additional deployment Friday. Many of the forces being sent are from the 44th Medical Brigade, 101st Sustainment Brigade and the 16th Military Police Brigade.

WHERE IN THE WORLD IS THE WHITE WIDOW?

The "White Widow"
(Interpol photo)

Notorious Jihadi Terrorist Reportedly In Syria
By SOF

A notorious terrorist linked to the Somali al-Qaeda affiliate al-Shabaab has now reportedly joined the Islamic State.

DID THE AIR STRIKES TAKE OUT A BIG FISH?

Al-Qaeda Member’s Tweet Says Leader of Khorasan Group Whacked
By SOF

The Khorasan Group may be looking for a new leader. If true, this could be a huge blow against the shadowy al-Qaeda spinoff that has set up shop in Syria.

BEHEADING IN OKLAHOMA!

Assailant Tied to Mosque Once Lead by Confidant of al-Awlaki
By SOF

A convert to Islam returned to his former workplace Thursday, beheading one former co-worker and injuring another with a knife. The company owner, who shot the assailant, halted the violent rampage. However, the suspect is reported to have ties to an imam linked to Anwar al-Awlaki, a high-ranking member of al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula

RAF TORNADOS TARGET ISIS

United Kingdom Joins Coalition
By SOF

THE FIGHT AGAINST EBOLA

Are Troops Going to an Unwinnable Fight?
By SOF

The deployment of 3000 troops to Western Africa to help combat the Ebola epidemic that has broken out has raised some questions. The deployment is larger than what has been sent to Iraq to help turn back advances by the Islamic State.

HAS THE FBI BEEN HANDCUFFED AGAINST ISIS?

Controversy Over DOJ Restrictions
By SOF Staff

While the Islamic State is reportedly recruiting in American mosques, the Federal Bureau of Investigation, which has responsibility for counter-terrorism within the United States, has reportedly been handcuffed. This comes even though as many as 400 Americans are fighting for the terrorist group in Iraq and Syria.

TARGETING THE MONEYMAKERS

Attack Goes After ISIS-Held Refineries
By SOF

A second round of air strikes yesterday against ISIS-related targets in Iraq and Syria targeted assets used by the terrorist group to raise funds. The strikes yesterday followed ones aimed at the terrorist group earlier this week.

DID IRAN JUST GRAB YEMEN?

UN-Brokered Cease-Fire Causes Change in Government
By SOF

A United Nations-brokered cease-fire in Yemen may have given the country over to the Islamic Republic of Iran. That is according to a claim made by a member of the Iranian parliament.

UNITED STATES HITS ISIS HARD!

Major Strikes Hit Targets in Syria
By SOF

In a series of strikes across Syria, the United States hit targets tied to the Islamic State and another, shadowy terrorist group. The strikes came hours after the Islamic State issued new threats.

NEW THREATS FROM ISIS

France, United States Targeted
By SOF

The Islamic State, recently hit by airstrikes by both the United States and France, has now called for attacks to be carried out against those countries. The calls come after Congress approved a program to arm and assist Syrian opposition forces.

According to multiple reports, the threats from the Islamic State were made in a recording made by a spokesman for the terrorist group, Abu Muhammad al-Adnani. In the statement, al-Adnani told followers of the group to “kill a disbelieving American or European -- especially the spiteful and filthy French -- or an Australian, or a Canadian or any other disbeliever ... including the citizens of the countries that entered into a coalition against the Islamic State, then rely upon Allah, and kill him.”

DID SYRIA SUCKER OBAMA?

New Facilities Revealed
By SOF

Syria has revealed a research and development facility for chemical weapons that was not previously reported to the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons. The revelations raise questions as to whether Barack Obama was suckered in the 2013 deal struck with the Assad regime.

According to a report by Reuters, the three facilities not initially revealed by the Assad regime were discovered during a review conducted by OPCW to resolve so-called “discrepancies” in Syria’s declaration made pursuant to a 2013 deal between the Assad regime, the United States, and Russia that averted American military action against the regime.

ISIS THREATENS TROOPS IN UNITED STATES

Sends Call to American “Lone Wolves”
By SOF

The terrorist group known as the Islamic State, formerly known as the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) and the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), has called for attack on American troops within in the United States. The call comes as France carried out an air strike against a supply depot held by the terrorist group.

French Rafale fighter.
(U.S. Navy photo)