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Al-Shabab and Islamic State: Equal-opportunity killers

The Globe and Mail‘s Geoffrey York says that two of the most notorious groups of African Islamist thugs aren’t conducting a war against Christians; they avidly kill Muslims too.

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‘This is not America’s war’

Prominent Pakistani journalist Ahmed Rashid believes it’s up to the Arab countries to tame Islamic State. Rudyard Griffiths, chair of the semi-annual Munk Debates, interviewed Rashid. Audio of the interview can be heard by clicking on the Globe and Mail page (“Ahmed Rashid on Islamic State: ‘This is not America’s war’”) or by downloading the […]

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