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State Department Adds Ansar Jerusalem to Terrorist Designation Lists

9th April 2014 – The Long War Journal

State Department Adds Ansar Jerusalem to Terrorist Designation Lists

Thomas Joscelyn

The State Department today added Ansar Jerusalem (Ansar Bayt al Maqdis, or ABM) to the US government's lists of designated... more...

Analysis & Commentary

24th October 2014 – Quoted by Benny Avni - Newsweek

ISIS Affiliate Turns on Egypt: 26 Killed, 26 Injured

Oren Kessler

With the West focusing on ISIS’s advances in the north, near Turkey, the Islamist terrorists are opening a new front, in the Sinai Peninsula. more...

23rd October 2014 – FDD Policy Brief

Sinai’s Volatility Increasingly Unites Egypt and Israel

Oren Kessler

Militants in Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula carried out a cross-border shooting attack on Wednesday, leaving an Israeli female company commander moderately wounded and a male soldier in serious condition. more...

8th September 2014 – Quoted by Richard Pollock - The Washington Examiner

Obama Lacks Eyes and Ears in Hot Spots Around the World

David Andrew Weinberg

Vice President Joe Biden didn’t get the customary airport tarmac welcome by the U.S. ambassador to Guatemala when he arrived in the Central American nation on June 20 for crisis meetings on the surge of illegal immigrant children into the United States. more...

23rd July 2014 – Quoted by Sharona Schwartz - The Blaze

Egypt’s ‘Not-So-Subtle’ Message to John Kerry

Jonathan Schanzer

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and his entourage were forced to undergo a metal detector security screening as they arrived for a meeting with Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi in Cairo Tuesday, a message Middle East watchers say is rife with significance, but which the State Department brushed aside. more...

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