When the Ayatollah Plays His Joker

The summoning of Iraqi mercenaries showed that Khamenei isn’t quite sure of the regime’s military and security apparatus and, when the chips are down, relies on his foreign legion. Soon, however, it became clear that “Islam’s bravest soldier since Imam — Read on http://www.gatestoneinstitute.org/14091/ayatollah-plays-his-joker

Nigeria: Jihad against Christians

The current violence, which has been getting worse since early 2017, “is slightly different, in that it is a series of targeted attacks on Christian communities attempting to displace farmers and take land for herders.” — Nathan Johnson, International — Read on http://www.gatestoneinstitute.org/14067/nigeria-jihad-christians