ISIS
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Justice on pause

Terrorism | A public accounting for ISIS war crimes is overdue
by Mindy Belz
Posted 5/24/18, 12:35 pm

Long before Americans knew the full extent of Nazi atrocities, President Franklin Roosevelt was thinking about what to do with the war criminals of World War II. “The time will come when they shall have to stand in the Courts of Law in the very countries that they are now oppressing and answer for their acts,” FDR said in August 1942.

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Free Burma Rangers

Building playgrounds in former ISIS strongholds

International | Free Burma Rangers ministers to Syrian children as militants plot to indoctrinate them
by Mindy Belz
Posted 5/23/18, 02:32 pm

SYRIA: Clues suggest ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi is still alive—with a chilling new mission to prioritize the indoctrination of children. Despite those threats, Free Burma Rangers this month successfully opened a playground at the former ISIS headquarters in Raqqa.

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Foreign nations denounce Venezuelan election

International | Nicolas Maduro wins six more years as president
by Onize Ohikere
Posted 5/22/18, 02:05 pm

Venezuelan socialist leader Nicolas Maduro emerged from Sunday’s election as the winner of another six-year presidential term, but several foreign nations disputed the legitimacy of his victory.

Venezuela’s National Electoral Council reported that Maduro won nearly 68 percent of votes with about 93 percent of polling stations reporting. His nearest rival, Henri Falcon, finished more than 40 percentage points behind Maduro. Javier Bertucci, a TV evangelist, came in third with 11 percent of the vote.

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