Ash Johnston: Australian Military Vet and YPG Volunteer Killed in Syria


Ash Johnston was killed near Tal Hamish, the ISIS capital in Northern Syria. Tal Hamish is a strategically important target for the Kurds because from there, the road is wide open straight down into Raqqa, the heart of the so-called Caliphate.

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Remittance No More: Patriot Act Halts Money Transfers to Somalia


The California-based U.S. Merchants Bank, the last financial institution to accept and process remittance payments to residents in the country of Somalia, has bowed to stricter U.S. anti-money-laundering laws. This change View More ›

Secretary of Veteran’s Affairs Steals Valor


The highly troubled Department of Veteran’s Affairs secretary has, as so many before him, become ensnared in a case of stolen valor.  The incident happened last year when Secretary Robert McDonald View More ›

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