Spencer Ackerman

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Name: Spencer Ackerman
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 17 hours ago - 2 reports

The Plight Of The Yazidis Isn’t Over, Ctd

by #Yazidi women living in construction site in Zakho after fleeing Sinjar. Heart-breaking stories and tragedy not over. http://t.co/I5HjtWLQ7B —jane arraf (@janearraf) August 26, 2014While the White House views the operation to break the siege on Mount ... [Published Atlantic Monthly - 17 hours ago]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated 23 hours ago - 1 reports

Iraq: Yazidis still stranded on Mount Sinjar: 'We need weapons now more than food or water'

Source: GuardianCountry: Iraq The US has said little about Mount Sinjar since 14 August, when Obama declared the siege broken, but recent satellite imagery and interviews with Yazidis still on the mountain indicate a humanitarian emergency continuing ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Aug 27 2014]
Entities: Mount Sinjar, Yazidis, Iraq
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 2 reports

Will Foley’s Murder Change Obama’s Iraq Plans?

by Dish StaffIn the wake of James Foley’s murder , Fred Kaplan urges Obama to start building a regional coalition to defeat ISIS:If the jihadists of ISIS are as dangerous as Obama says they are (and the evidence suggests they are), then it’s time to plow ... [Published Atlantic Monthly - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

Islamic State beheading of James Foley: 'Don't share' images campaign launched

Social media users are begging people not to share graphic images that appear to show an Islamic State militant beheading a US journalist.The hashtag #ISISmediablackout quickly gained traction on Twitter after a five-minute YouTube video - since taken ... [Published Sydney Morning Herald - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 1 reports

Pope Francis Is Cool With Killing ISIL If the United Nations Is

Aboard the papal plane, Pope Francis issued one of his more muscular decrees: It's okay to use force against the radical Sunni group ISIL.Pope vs Caliphate— Spencer Ackerman (@attackerman) August 18, 2014The reason he gave, according to the Associated ... [Published The Atlantic Wire - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 15 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 1 reports

American Muslim Organizations Pen Letter Against Surveillance of Islamist Groups

Fresh off the successful elimination of the highly respected NYPD intelligence program, the Islamist-left alliance which seeks to utterly neuter American intelligence and law enforcement has set its sights on the last line of defense: your local ... [Published Breitbart Feed - Aug 15 2014]
First reported Aug 12 2014 - Updated Aug 12 2014 - 1 reports

History Repeating Itself? U.S. Bombing Iraq While Jockeying to Oust Leader It Once Favored

As a U.S. bombing campaign in northern Iraq enters its fifth day, Baghdad is in a state of political crisis. Eight years ago, Nouri al-Maliki rose to prime minister with the help of the United States. Now the United States has helped pick his replacement. ... [Published Democracy Now! - Aug 12 2014]
Entities: Bombing, United States, Iraq
First reported Aug 08 2014 - Updated Aug 09 2014 - 1 reports

Iraq airstrikes: You read the news, now get the context

Once you read the latest news about the U.S. airstrikes and humanitarian drops in Iraq, turn to commentary for the context you need to fully understand what is happening and how we got here. Here is a quick tour:You can start with incisive background ... [Published Reuters - Aug 08 2014]
First reported Aug 08 2014 - Updated Aug 08 2014 - 1 reports

Weekend Show Preview – 8.10.14

On Tuesday we gave you the ratings for the August 3 Sunday Shows . Who’s on the talk shows this weekend?Highlights include Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein on “Face the Nation,” the CIA’s John Brennan and Ron Patrick on “Al Punto,” and Zalmay Khalilzad, ... [Published Media Bistro - Aug 08 2014]
First reported Aug 08 2014 - Updated Aug 08 2014 - 2 reports

The history of ISIS in two minutes

President Obama authorized targeted airstrikes and a humanitarian relief airdrop after ISIS' latest offensive in Iraq. Over the last few years, ISIS has grown to become one of the world's most brutal and dangerous Jihadist groups. Anderson Cooper looks ... [Published CNN - Aug 08 2014]
First reported Aug 07 2014 - Updated Aug 08 2014 - 1 reports

Senators Complain about Obama Administration Censorship of Torture Report

Several Democratic senators have criticized the Obama administration’s heavy censoring of a Senate report that details the Central Intelligence Agency ’s program last decade in which terrorism suspects were tortured.Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-California), ... [Published AllGov - Aug 07 2014]
First reported Aug 02 2014 - Updated Aug 02 2014 - 1 reports

The CIA Returns to Black Hat 2014

One evening over drinks in Ethiopia, during his tour as a CIA officer back in the 1960s, John Stockwell expressed reservations about covert operations to a senior fellow officer named Larry Devlin. Stockwell worried that the CIA was infiltrating governments ... [Published Dissident Voice - Aug 02 2014]

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The Plight Of The Yazidis Isn’t Over, Ctd [Published Atlantic Monthly - 17 hours ago]
The Plight Of The Yazidis Isn’t Over, Ctd [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - 17 hours ago]
Iraq: Yazidis still stranded on Mount Sinjar: '... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Aug 27 2014]
Will Foley’s Murder Change Obama’s Iraq Plans? [Published Atlantic Monthly - Aug 21 2014]
Will Foley’s Murder Change Obama’s Iraq Plans? [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Aug 21 2014]
Wonkbook: The Fed just might raise rates sooner... [Published Ezra Klein - Aug 21 2014]
#ThinkDefense: CEO Michèle Flournoy and NPR's T... [Published Center for a New American Security - Aug 21 2014]
Islamic State beheading of James Foley: 'Don't ... [Published Sydney Morning Herald - Aug 20 2014]
In Wake of James Foley Beheading Video, Journal... [Published Mashable - Aug 20 2014]
Pope Francis Is Cool With Killing ISIL If the U... [Published The Atlantic Wire - Aug 18 2014]
Iraq 'doomed' if PM fails to bridge sectarian d... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Aug 15 2014]
Questioning Edward Snowden’s Cure-All [Published Dissident Voice - Aug 15 2014]
American Muslim Organizations Pen Letter Agains... [Published Breitbart Feed - Aug 15 2014]
IT Blogwatch: NSA can start Judgment Day! The S... [Published Computerworld - Aug 14 2014]
History Repeating Itself? U.S. Bombing Iraq Whi... [Published Democracy Now! - Aug 12 2014]
Arming The Kurds, Ctd [Published Atlantic Monthly - Aug 12 2014]
Arming The Kurds, Ctd [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Aug 12 2014]
Arming The Kurds [Published Atlantic Monthly - Aug 11 2014]
Arming The Kurds [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Aug 11 2014]
Iraq airstrikes: You read the news, now get the... [Published Reuters - Aug 08 2014]
Weekend Show Preview – 8.10.14 [Published Media Bistro - Aug 08 2014]
The history of ISIS in two minutes [Published CNN - Aug 08 2014]
The history of ISIS in two minutes [Published Anderson Cooper 360 - Aug 08 2014]
Senators Complain about Obama Administration Ce... [Published AllGov - Aug 07 2014]
The CIA Returns to Black Hat 2014 [Published Dissident Voice - Aug 02 2014]
Escalation Nation: How US Navy's New "Death Ray... [Published Berkeley Daily Planet - Aug 01 2014]
[tt] Wikipedia: Internet of Things [Published TranshumanTech - Jul 26 2014]
MH17 Becomes Collateral Damage from Rebels’ Blu... [Published International Business Times Australia - Jul 24 2014]
FBI Accused of Entrapping Muslims; ATF Accused ... [Published AllGov - Jul 23 2014]
The Map: A Palestinian Nation Thwarted & Speaki... [Published Informed Comment - Jul 13 2014]
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The Plight Of The Yazidis Isn’t Over, Ctd [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - 17 hours ago]
by Dish Staff #Yazidi women living in construction site in Zakho after fleeing Sinjar. Heart-breaking stories and tragedy not over. http://t.co/I5HjtWLQ7B — jane arraf (@janearraf) August 26, 2014 While the White House views the operation to ...
Iraq: Yazidis still stranded on Mount Sinjar: '... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Aug 27 2014]
Source: GuardianCountry: Iraq The US has said little about Mount Sinjar since 14 August, when Obama declared the siege broken, but recent satellite imagery and interviews with Yazidis still on the mountain indicate a humanitarian emergency continuing ...
Will Foley’s Murder Change Obama’s Iraq Plans? [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Aug 21 2014]
by Dish Staff In the wake of James Foley’s murder , Fred Kaplan urges Obama to start building a regional coalition to defeat ISIS: If the jihadists of ISIS are as dangerous as Obama says they are (and the evidence suggests they are), then it’s time ...
Wonkbook: The Fed just might raise rates sooner... [Published Ezra Klein - Aug 21 2014]
Welcome to Wonkbook, Wonkblog’s morning policy news primer by Puneet Kollipara ( @pkollipara ). To subscribe by e-mail, click  here . Send comments, criticism or ideas to Wonkbook at Washpost dot com. To read more by the Wonkblog team, click  here . Follow ...
American Muslim Organizations Pen Letter Agains... [Published Breitbart Feed - Aug 15 2014]
Fresh off the successful elimination of the highly respected NYPD intelligence program, the Islamist-left alliance which seeks to utterly neuter American intelligence and law enforcement has set its sights on the last line of defense: your local ...
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