Is Juarez in Syria or in Iraq?

Posted on 2014-09-15
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Given that another city, Juarez, has fallen to ISIS, I was wondering,

Is Juarez in Syria or in Iraq?

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Neither Syria nor Iraq.

The one you're asking about is still in Mexico.  
See http://www.elpasotimes.com/latestnews/ci_26432877/nonprofit-claims-islamic-state-iraq-and-greater-syria

Or should I say Se.
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Sometimes I appreciate difference in opinions more than others. Same-o for 'news':

http://www.nytimes.com/2014/09/16/us/us-pushes-back-against-warnings-that-isis-plans-to-enter-from-mexico.html?&_r=3 - By MICHAEL S. SCHMIDT - SEPT. 15, 2014

Fox News itself has covered the threats in different ways. After senior administration officials testified at a Senate hearing last week about ISIS, an article on FoxNews.com about the testimony ran under the headline “D.H.S. Confirms ISIS Planning Infiltration of U.S. Southern Border.” An article on Fox News Latino about the same hearing had the headline: “ISIS Terrorists Not Sneaking Over U.S. Southern Border With Mexico, D.H.S. Officials Tell Congress.”
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Update: ISIS is moving from the Levant into New Hampshire

- build a wall around New Hampshire

Scott Brown Says President Obama Is ‘Confused’ About ISIS
http://abcnews.go.com/blogs/politics/2014/09/scott-brown-says-president-obama-is-confused-about-isis/ - Sep 23, 2014

“Anyone who turns on the TV these days knows we face challenges to our way of life, radical Islamic terrorists are threatening to cause the collapse of our country. President Obama and Senator [Jeanne] Shaheen seem confused about the nature of the threat, not me,” Brown says into the camera.

“I want to secure the border, keep out the people who would do us harm and restore America’s leadership in the world.”

At a congressional hearing last week, Representative Jeff Duncan, Republican of South Carolina, pushed back strongly against the testimony of Homeland Security Department officials and Mr. O’Rourke, saying they were ignoring a gathering threat.

“Wake up, America,” Mr. Duncan said before storming out of the hearing. “With a porous southern border, we have no idea who’s in our country.

ISIS Crossing Texas-Mexico Border
http://dailysignal.com/2014/09/15/fast-isis-crossing-texas-mexico-border-serious-concern/ - September 15, 2014

Today Texas Sheriff Gary Painter warned about the possibility that ISIS terrorists could cross the Texas-Mexico border.

Painter told Fox News that close to the border people had foundMuslim clothing” and copies of the Qu’ran. “So we know that there are Muslims that have come across and been smuggled in the United States,” he said.

Poll: Public supports strikes in Iraq, Syria
http://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/poll-public-supports-strikes-in-iraq-syria-obamas-ratings-hover-near-his-all-time-lows/2014/09/08/69c164d8-3789-11e4-8601-97ba88884ffd_story.html - September 9

71 percent of all Americans say they support airstrikes in Iraq

65 percent — say they support the potentially more controversial action of launching airstrikes in Syria

more than double the level of support a year ago for launching airstrikes to punish the Syrian regime for using chemical weapons.
58 percent support arming Kurdish forces opposing the Sunni insurgents in Iraq

52 percent of Americans say Obama should use executive action to deal with the immigration issue

38 percent approve of Obama's handling of international affairs

16 percent approve the way the U.S. Congress is doing its job

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