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MOSLEM BROTHERHOOD LEADER GETS LIFE

Sentence Handed Down in Court
By SOF

The leader of the Moslem Brotherhood, convicted earlier this year on charges of murder, got a life sentence from an Egyptian court. The sentence was handed down as six Egyptian policemen were killed by an IED blast.

COVERT BOOTS ON THE GROUND?

Former CIA & NSA Director Says 5,000 Could Go
By SOF

Retired Air Force General Michael Hayden, a former CIA and NSA Director, has said that as many as 5,000 Americans could end up fighting the Islamic State as “boots on the ground.” Hayden’s comments came as he slammed the Obama Administration’s plan for defeating the terrorist group.

GERMANY DROPS THE HAMMER

Bans All Support of Islamic State
By SOF

Germnay has banned all support of the terrorist group that calls itself the Islamic State. The move comes in the wake of a crackdown on so-called “sharia patrols.”

JUST HOW BIG IS THE ISLAMIC STATE?

CIA Reports Terrorist Group Larger Than Thought
By SOF

Estimates of the number of fighters the Islamic State, which has also been known as the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) and the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), have been far too low. That is the conclusion of new intelligence assessments.

AUSSIE TERROR BUST RAISES WORRIES

Two Arrested After Raids
By SOF

The arrest of two Australian men after a series of raids yesterday has raised new worries about the reach of the terrorist group that calls itself the Islamic State (IS), also known as the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) or the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL).

TURKEY RENEGES ON PROMISE TO FIGHT TERRORISTS

Refuses to Allow Use of Air Bases to Fight ISIS
By SOF

The day after Barack Obama gave a speech outlining a strategy to defeat the terrorist group known as the Islamic State, Turkey has gone back on a promise to the North Atlantic Treaty Organization to help fight the group.

BOKO HARAM RAMPAGING

More Girls Kidnapped, Towns Fall to Terror Group
By SOF

While the world’s attention has been focused on the Islamic State, one of its allies has been making advances of its own thousands of miles away. Boko Haram is trying to advance on the capital of the Nigerian state of Borno.

According to a report from Breitbart News, Boko Haram, whose name means “Western Education is sinful,” has been taking towns in northern Nigeria, and going on a rampage of kidnapping and destruction.

ISLAMIC STATE TARGETS TWITTER

Microblogging Site Deleted Accounts Tied to Terror Group
By SOF

A terrorist group allied with the Islamic State has targeted employees of a major social network over the deletion of accounts ties to the Islamic State.

According to a report by Breitbart News, Twitter was targeted in a series of tweets tied to an account held by Al Nusra Al Maqdisia, which pledged loyalty to the Islamic State, which was formerly known as the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) and the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL).

MEET AL-SHABAAB'S NEW TOP TANGO

Ahmed Godane’s Replacement Named
By SOF

The Somali terrorist group al-Shabaab has named a replacement for its leader, Ahmed Godane, who was killed in a Labor Day UAV strike. The news comes as a scandal involving AU troops in Somalia broke.

BOSTON BOMBERS TIED TO ISIS?

New Details Emerge About Other Attendees At Mosque Tsarnaev Brothers Attended
By SOF

The mosque attended by suspected Boston Marathon bombers, brothers Dzhokhar and Tamerlan Tsarnaev, was attended by a number of other individuals tied to terrorist movements and plot, including a high-ranking member of the Islamic State (IS).

CUBAN INTELLIGENCE AT AMERICAN COLLEGES

Castro Regime Recruiting Spies, Agents of Infuence
By SOF

The Cuban intelligence service is targeting American colleges – and using them to recruit spies and agents of influence. This is the conclusion of a report by the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

According to a report by the Washington Free Beacon, Cuban intelligence agencies have been active on American college campuses, seeking to recruit intelligence assets. “Cuban intelligence services (CuIS) are known to actively target the US academic world for the purposes of recruiting agents, in order to both obtain useful information and conduct influence activities,” the report stated.

ISIS BENEFITING FROM SNOWDEN REVELATIONS

Terror Group Uses Data from Disclosure to Avoid Detection
By SOF

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 been benefiting from data disclosed by former NSA contractor Edward Snowden. Other terrorist groups may be benefiting from the massive disclosures as well.

According to a report by the Washington Times, former officials in the intelligence community have reported that the terrorist groups must have studied documents released by the self-proclaimed whistleblower, who worked with journalist Glenn Greenwald.

GODANE CONFIRMED DEAD

UAV Strike Monday Whacked Terrorist
By SOF

In a statement issued Friday afternoon, the Department of Defense confirmed that the leader of al-Shabaab was killed as the result of an air strike carried out on Labor Day by an unmanned aerial vehicle.

NEW AFFILIATE FOR AL-QAEDA

Targeting India, South Asia
By SOF

Al-Qaeda, which has recently been overshadowed by the Islamic State, is now trying to re-gain prominence by targeting the world’s largest democracy. The terrorist group responsible for the destruction of the World Trade Center on 11 September, 2001 has opened an affiliate in the Indian subcontinent.