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  • Antifa Sets Fire to Portland ICE HQ With People Inside

    04/11/2021 5:19:57 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 45 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 04/11/2021 | Tyler O' Neill
    On Saturday night, about 100 leftist protesters dressed in antifa’s signature black bloc set fire to the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) headquarters in Portland, Ore., with people inside the building.At around 9 p.m. West Coast time, Grace Morgan reported that roughly 100 people had showed up at ICE building to protest. Activists tagged the building with graffiti reading “F**K ICE” and “This is indigenous land.” They also set a fire, fired a flare above the roof and threw eggs at the door.Parts of the fence around the ICE facility in Portland OR have been dismantled by protesters & laid...
  • American Soldiers Help Mozambique Battle an Expanding ISIS Affiliate

    03/15/2021 7:07:37 PM PDT · by Theoria · 16 replies
    The New York Times ^ | 15 March 2021 | Declan Walsh and Eric Schmitt
    With a small military training program, the United States military has joined efforts to fight a brutal insurgency that has devastated northern Mozambique. American Special Forces soldiers began training Mozambican troops this week as part of an effort to repel a spreading insurgency in northeastern Mozambique that American officials say is linked to the Islamic State. The insurgency, near some of the world’s biggest gas reserves, has killed at least 2,000 civilians and displaced another 670,000. The American program is modest in size and scope: a dozen Army Green Berets are to train Mozambican marines for the next two months....
  • Man agrees to plead guilty to attempted arson of City-County Building (Madison, WI)

    01/26/2021 9:38:27 AM PST · by Diana in Wisconsin · 4 replies
    Wisconsin State Journal ^ | January 26, 2021 | Emily Hammer
    A 26-year-old Madison man has agreed to plead guilty to the attempted arson of the City-County Building during destructive protests on June 23 that led to the toppling of two statues Downtown, court documents show. Under a plea agreement filed Monday in U.S. District Court in Madison, Marquon M. Clark would face between six and nine years in federal prison, to run at the same time as a state prison sentence Clark is serving, and pay restitution of $105,171. He is accused of throwing a flaming roll of paper towels into a window of the City-County Building, starting a small...
  • Michael Yon Dispatches - Dispatch 46: Revolution, Insurgency, and Civil War – we are there

    11/19/2020 4:22:58 AM PST · by LibWhacker · 9 replies
    Michael Yon Online Magazine ^ | 11/18/2020 | Michael Yon
    Michael's Dispatches Dispatch 46: Revolution, Insurgency, and Civil War – we are there 1 CommentDetails Published: Wednesday, 18 November 2020 18:31 Am about to drive from D.C. to Atlanta – this dispatch is unedited stream:---18 November 2020Washington, D.C.The big step into insurgency warfare comes when average, intelligent people see the government as illegitimate. And are willing to do something. Actively or passively. This means, among other forms of war being waged from different corners, we face insurgency, civil war, and revolution.Our situation is no longer is ‘a possibility,’ or ‘at some point if we are not careful.’ We are there....
  • One Way the Kurdish Insurgency Could Lead to the Collapse of Turkey

    09/09/2020 2:22:58 PM PDT · by Texas Fossil · 14 replies
    The National Interest ^ | September 9, 2020 | Michael Rubin
    Once other countries even covertly begin supporting the Kurdish insurgency in Turkey, there will be no turning back. Modern Turkey arose nearly one hundred years ago against the backdrop of European efforts to divide the Anatolian Peninsula. This fact drives both Turkey’s collective paranoia and its xenophobia. Its nightmare is a Kurdish secession. While the PKK and its offshoot groups long ago abandoned this goal in favor of localized autonomy, Turkish president Recep Erdoğan’s penchant for instigating fights with neighbors and regional states may soon make Turkey’s fears a self-fulfilling prophecy.  Turkey’s problem with its Kurdish problem has existed almost...
  • It's Time to Crush the New Rebellion Against Constitution

    07/27/2020 10:22:45 AM PDT · by EtchASketch · 21 replies
    Real Clear Politics ^ | July 27,2020 | Frank Miele
    Jonathan Karl of ABC News asked an interesting question of White House Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany at last Tuesday’s press briefing: “Where in the Constitution does the president derive the authority to send federal law enforcement officers to the streets of American cities against the will of the elected officials in those cities?” McEnany, as it turned out, was prepared. Section 1315 of Title 40 of the U.S. Code, she explained, “gives DHS the ability to deputize officers in any department or agency like ICE, Custom and Border Patrol and Secret Service … for the duties in connection with the...
  • Democrats Are Forcing a Civil War

    07/18/2020 5:15:48 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 82 replies
    American Thinker.com ^ | July 18, 2020 | Wiliam L. Gensert
    Through Antifa and BLM, the Democrats are preparing for war. The riots, looting, arson, and public beatings taking place every day are merely practice for the coming revolutionary conflagration. They are war-gaming to see how best to seize control of the streets and intimidate citizens into ceding their right to vote for the candidate they support. From the beginning, they forced the police to stand down. The constant drumbeat for defunding the police has sent a message to LEOs everywhere: "Don't interfere" when the insurrection goes hot. Knowing that the police can be constrained into allowing anarchy to reign, they...
  • Portland mayor declines help from acting DHS secretary to quell protests.....

    07/15/2020 1:38:04 PM PDT · by caww · 60 replies
    washingtonexaminer. ^ | 7/15/2020 | by Carly Ortiz-Lytle
    Wheeler, a Democrat, said acting Homeland Security Secretary Chad Wolf reached out to his office to offer assistance in quelling the demonstrations. Wheeler responded that his “biggest immediate concern is the violence federal officers brought to our streets in recent days, and the life-threatening tactics [Department of Homeland Security] agents use.” "We do not need or want their help," he added. I told the Acting Secretary that my biggest immediate concern is the violence federal officers brought to our streets in recent days, and the life-threatening tactics his agents use. We do not need or want their help. — Mayor...
  • In NYC and other Dem created hotspots - releasing dangerous prisoners "for Covid-19" is an excuse to chip away at the rule of law, President Trump, and our country.

    06/30/2020 11:04:36 AM PDT · by ransomnote · 8 replies
    6/30/2020 | vanity
    Gosh, I wonder what would happen if you released dangerous criminals and told them to cover their faces to conceal their identity. Wait! Wait! What if you REQUIRED them to wear masks?!The video is heart shattering. She's defenseless and he's so confident striding around choking out women and taking their handbags while masked. Twitter link - 64 year old woman choked and robbed in NYC   But WHO would release dangerous criminals like this? City district attorneys rip de Blasio over planned release of high-risk inmates “As an example, when we learned last week that [Brann] was about to use...
  • Beware the Enemy Within

    06/28/2020 4:18:03 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 21 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | June 28, 2020 | Susan Stamper Brown
    If you think the toppling of statues, vicious attacks on innocent Americans, and destruction of cities across the U.S. is temporary, think again. Whether it’s Antifa, Black Lives Matter, or whoever, these anarchists have an agenda. The Washington Times reported June 3, 2020 that law enforcement discovered Antifa planned an anti-government insurgency long before George Floyd was killed. Though the media portrays them as mere protesters, experts say the group is fighting for a communist revolution.Recently, Fox News’ Martha MacCallum asked Greater New York Black Lives Matter leader Hawk Newsome “What exactly is it that you hope to achieve through...
  • Tactics in Counterinsurgency

    06/05/2020 5:55:01 AM PDT · by richardtavor · 13 replies
    NSURGENCY 1-1.This is an organized movement aimed at the overthrow of a constituted government through use of subversion and armed conflict (JP 1-02). The key distinction between an insurgency and other movements is the decision to use violence to achieve political goals. An insurgency is typically an internal struggle within a state, not between states. It is normally a protracted political and military struggle designed to weaken the existing government’s power, control, and legitimacy, while increasing the insurgency’s power, control, and legitimacy. 1-2.The majority of insurgencies have been limited to local regions or specific countries. However, today’s instant communications allow insurgent...
  • Leftist rioters coming for you

    06/04/2020 5:05:04 AM PDT · by MtnClimber · 46 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 4 Jun, 2020 | Lloyd Marcus
    In my tiny West Virginia town, I phoned a local farmer to order fresh eggs. The yolks of his eggs are a rich deep yellow. After his wife took my egg order, she asked if she could speak to me about the chaos over the death of George Floyd. I assume word has spread around town about my political activism. She expressed deep concern for her half-black grandkids living in Maryland who are experiencing racial bullying. She wanted to know what to tell them about all the racial hate and white supremacy stuff they are hearing from media. I told...
  • [FBI] Seeking Information on Individuals Inciting Violence During First Amendment-Protected Peaceful Demonstrations

    06/02/2020 8:24:13 AM PDT · by AndyJackson · 53 replies
    FBI ^ | 6/1/2020 | FBI
    https://www.fbi.gov/news/pressrel/press-releases/seeking-information-on-individuals-inciting-violence-during-first-amendment-protected-peaceful-demonstrations Seeking Information on Individuals Inciting Violence During First Amendment-Protected Peaceful Demonstrations The FBI respects the rights of individuals to peacefully exercise their First Amendment rights. Our mission of protecting the American people and upholding the Constitution is dual and simultaneous, not contradictory. Accordingly, we are committed to apprehending and charging violent instigators who are exploiting legitimate, peaceful protests and engaging in violations of federal law. The continued violence, potential threat to life, and destruction of property across the United States interferes with the rights and safety of First Amendment-protected peaceful demonstrators, as well as all other citizens. To help...
  • VIDEOS: Violence and chaos happening RIGHT NOW as Antifa bring WAR to D.C., battling police and...

    07/06/2019 3:33:17 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 80 replies
    Twitter ^ | 06 July 2019 | Julio Rosaz
  • Obama's Ethics Czar: 'Take The Streets' If Trump Fires Mueller

    12/16/2017 2:10:22 PM PST · by Fhios · 74 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 12/16/2017 | CHUCK ROSS
    The federal government’s former ethics czar says he is “stocking up” on “gear” in order to “take the streets” in the event that President Trump removes Robert Mueller as special counsel. “I’m concerned the assault on the rule of law is coming over the holidays when we’re distracted. It‘ll be a defining moment for the Republic,” Walter Shaub wrote on Twitter on Friday. Shaub, an Obama appointee who quit his position earlier
  • Philippine president calls off truce after rebel attack

    07/31/2016 12:16:39 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 5 replies
    The Saudi Gazette ^ | July 31, 2016
    MANILA — Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte called off a week-long ceasefire after communist guerrillas killed a government militiaman and failed to declare their own truce by a Saturday deadline he had imposed. It was the first irritant in what has been a blossoming relationship between Duterte, who calls himself a left-wing president, and the Maoist guerrillas, who have been waging one of Asia’s longest-running communist insurgencies. Both sides had agreed to resume peace talks next month in Norway, and it was not immediately clear whether the talks would be affected. After withdrawing his ceasefire order, Duterte issued a statement on...
  • Chicago Tribune: Hillary can't win. She's the establishment candidate in year of insurgency.

    03/13/2016 4:14:47 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 32 replies
    Chicago Tribune ^ | 03/13/2016 | John Kass
    Hillary Clinton will not be elected president of the United States. Why? Because she can't win, that's why. And the sooner you figure this out, the calmer you will be. She wants desperately to win. She's endured painful decades of Bill, years of Barack, eating all the insults like so many sins and swallowing them down as the price of her ambition. It's all there in the dull weight of her eyes. But I just don't see Hillary winning this election, because she's the lone candidate of the establishment in a year of insurgency. Common wisdom and her fierce Clinton...
  • "The Army of Muhammad" Confesses: We Received Aid in Money and Arms from Syria and Iran

    01/18/2005 8:42:39 AM PST · by TexKat · 10 replies · 949+ views
    MemriTV ^ | 1/14/05
    The following are excerpts from the televised confessions of Muayed Al-Nasseri, who commanded Saddam Hussein's "the Army of Muhammad" throughout 2004. The confessions were aired by the Iraqi TV channel that operated from the UAE, Al-Fayhaa TV, on January 14, 2005. Interrogator: What is your name? Muayed Al-Nasseri: Colonel Muayed Yassin 'Aziz 'Abd Al-Razaq Al-Nasseri, commander of the Army of Muhammad, one of the resistance factions in Iraq. The Army of Muhammad was founded by Saddam Hussein after the fall of the regime, on April 9, 2003. At first, Yasser Al-Shab'awi was put in charge, until his captured in July...
  • The JRTN Movement and Iraq’s Next Insurgency

    03/28/2015 4:05:03 PM PDT · by piasa · 4 replies
    Combatting Terrorism Center at West Point ^ | July 1, 2011 | Michael Knights
    The stabilization of Iraq has become wedged on a plateau, beyond which further improvement will be a slow process. According to incident metrics compiled by Olive Group, the average monthly number of insurgent attacks between January and June 2011 was 380.[1] The incident count in January was 376, indicating that incident levels remained roughly stable in the first half of 2011. One reason behind this stability is the ongoing virulence of northern and central Iraqi insurgents operating within Sunni Arab communities. Five predominately Sunni provinces and western Baghdad were responsible for an average of 68.5% of national incidents each month...
  • Former Iraqi general said to be coordinating attacks

    10/29/2003 6:25:49 PM PST · by TexKat · 11 replies · 95+ views
    WASHINGTON (AFP) - A former Iraqi general, Izzat Ibrahim al-Douri, is reported to be coordinating attacks in Iraq by foreign fighters and Iraqi regime loyalists, a US defense official said. "There are reports that the al-Douri is coordinating the attacks," said the official, who spoke on condition of anonymity. The reports in military channels fingering al-Douri as the coordinator of the attacks probably came from the recent capture in Mosul of a former secretary of al-Douri and two senior members of Ansar al-Islam who were close to the general, the official said. Number six on the US list of 55...