War on Terrorism

The War on Terror is a term commonly applied to an international military campaign led by the United States and the United Kingdom with the support of other NATO as well as non-NATO countries. Originally, the campaign was waged against al-Qaeda and other militant organizations with the purpose of eliminating them. The phrase 'War on Terror' was first used by US President George W. Bush and other high-ranking US officials to denote a global military, political, legal and ideological struggle against organizations designated as terrorist and regimes that were accused of having a connection to them or providing them with support or were perceived, or presented as posing a threat to the US and its allies in general. It was typically used with a particular focus on militant Islamists and al-Qaeda. Although the term is not officially used by the administration of US President Barack Obama ...
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Biswajit Behera
Biswajit Behera and commented on the discussion by Sahil Kakkar
on Oct 17, 2014 , 04:30 pm
Sahil Kakkar - Hafiz Saeed is NOT a terrorist?
WOW ! The mastermind of the deadly 26/11 attacks on Mumbai is NOT a terrorist according to Pakistan. Hafiz Saeed, who has built up so much anger for Indians, is being termed as a 'normal citizen of Pakistan' by Pakistan's high commissioner.┬áIsn't more »
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Dev Kumarendra
Dev Kumarendra and commented on the photo by Dev Kashyap
on Oct 16, 2014 , 10:50 am
Dev Kashyap - ISIS does not even spare children
The Mujahideen Shura Council consolidated further into the Islamic State of Iraq (ISI) shortly afterwards. Image courtesy: Procured via google search more »
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Dev Kumarendra
Dev Kumarendra and 2 more commented on the photo by Dev Kashyap
on Oct 16, 2014 , 10:50 am
Dev Kashyap - Horrific images of ISIS brutality
The group originated as Jama'at al-Tawhid wal-Jihad in 1999. This group was the forerunner of al-Qaeda in Iraq (AQI). Image courtesy: Procured via google search more »
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Durgaprasad Chitturi
Durgaprasad Chitturi commented on the photo by Dev Kashyap
on Oct 16, 2014 , 06:03 am
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Durgaprasad Chitturi
Durgaprasad Chitturi and commented on the photo by Dev Kashyap
on Oct 16, 2014 , 06:01 am
Dev Kashyap - ISIS kills youth
On Aug. 27, Shirley Sotloff, the journalist's mother, published a video asking for the release of her son. ISIS accidentally leaked the video of Sotloff's execution in a staged beheading on Sept. 2. Image courtesy: Procured via google search more »
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Durgaprasad Chitturi
Durgaprasad Chitturi commented on the photo by Dev Kashyap
on Oct 16, 2014 , 05:59 am
Dev Kashyap - ISIS brutality images
ISIS's English digital magazine called "Dabiq" said that female members of the Yazidi sect, an ethnically Kurdish minority living mostly in Iraq, may legitimately be captured and forcibly made concubines or sexual slaves. Image courtesy: Procured more »
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Durgaprasad Chitturi
Durgaprasad Chitturi commented on the photo by Dev Kashyap
on Oct 16, 2014 , 05:57 am
Dev Kashyap - ISIS future plans
A map purportedly showing the areas ISIS plans to have under its control within five years. The Middle East, North Africa and large areas of Asia, it also reveals ISIS' ambition to extend into Europe. Spain, which was Muslim-ruled until the late more »
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Durgaprasad Chitturi
Durgaprasad Chitturi commented on the photo by Dev Kashyap
on Oct 16, 2014 , 05:57 am
Dev Kashyap - ISIS beheads journalist
In April 2013, the group changed its name to the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS). It grew significantly under the leadership of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, gaining support in Iraq as a result of perceived economic and political discrimination more »
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Mohit Bhardwaj
Mohit Bhardwaj commented on the photo by Dev Kashyap
on Oct 15, 2014 , 09:42 pm
Dev Kashyap - ISIS brutality shocking photos
The Islamic State's litany of horrific crimes against the Yazidis in Iraq only keeps growing. We heard shocking stories of forced religious conversions, forced marriage, and even sexual assault and slavery - and some of the victims were children. more »
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Shibraj Mahato
Shibraj Mahato reposted the photo by Dev Kashyap
on Oct 15, 2014 , 06:24 pm
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