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Over the past 18 months, there's a good chance your home country has been the "biggest" source of "foreign fighters" in Syria:
Though there have been a few "leaks" by both the UN and the CIA in the past two months about the total number of foreign fighter in Syria (15,000), most current country-by-country figures are still based on a June 2014 report by Soufan Group, Foreign Fighters in Syria a private security consulting firm based out of…
This story originally appeared June 21st 2014 on citationsneeded.com
This is the first in a multipart series on bogus origin stories. A brief explanation of which is below:
This post originally appeared in April 2014 on citationsneeded.com. It's being reprinted here because I'm a shameless self-promoter and I also think it's pretty good.
This afternoon, the NYPD, in all their theatrical glory staged a terror drill in Times Square up and down, fittingly, the shiny lights of Broadway. The purpose? Commissioner Bratton wouldn't say exactly. "Something something a new era of terror threats" was his go-to talking point - a rather ominous non-statement that…