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  • Watertown Native Killed In Iraq

    Watertown Native Killed In Iraq
    Army Pfc. Gebrah P. Noonan, of Watertown was killed in Iraq this week, according to the Associated Press. His remains arrived at Dover Air Force Base, Del., on Saturday, Sept. 25.
  • Kurds issue call to arms as Islamic State gains in Syria

    BEIRUT (Reuters) - Islamic State fighters besieged a Kurdish city in northern Syria on Thursday after seizing 21 villages in a major assault, prompting a call to arms from Kurds in neighboring Turkey who urged followers to go and help resist the group's...

    Don't rule out 'boots on the ground' [Commentary]

    Don't rule out 'boots on the ground' [Commentary]
    Geopolitical analysts are especially fond of quoting Edmund Burke and George Santayana on the folly of ignoring the lessons of history and the dangers of repeating the original decisions. But what's even more imprudent, and potentially fatal, is to...

    France to provide air support in Iraq, but no ground troops

    France has agreed to a request from Iraq to carry out airstrikes on Islamic State forces in the country, President Francois Hollande said Thursday. However, Hollande said France would not go further than that. "There will be no ground troops, and we...

    Islamic State shows captive British journalist in new video

    BEIRUT (Reuters) - Islamic State militants fighting in Iraq and Syria released a video on Thursday that they said shows British journalist John Cantlie in captivity saying he will soon reveal "facts" about the group to counter its portrayal in Western...