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Kurds key in fight against Islamic State

...has killed tens of thousands of people since 1984.Turkey and its U.S. and European allies consider the Marxist PKK a terrorist organization for killing civilians in urban bombings.It is now also engaged in peace talks with the PKK's imprisoned leader...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2014-10-08/kurds-key-fight-against-islamic-state
Not For Web
My Turn: President Obama's plan to arm Syrian rebels is flawed

...other countries to step up to the plate.I also believe we should be taking steps to undermine the economic vitality of these terrorist organizations by dismantling their oil fields and other resources, which they exploit to fund and support their radical...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-10-02/my-turn-president-obamas-plan-arm-syr
Opinion
Photos: In memoriam

Members of the Juneau Police Department Color Guard prepare to raise the flag to half mast, at Riverside Rotary Park's Sept. 11 memorial, in remembrance of the 13th anniversary of the terrorist attacks on American soil.

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-09-12/photos-memorium
Local
Air Force exercise with Russia canceled

...the Vigilant Eagle scenario involved a foreign flagged commercial air carrier on an international flight that was seized by terrorists and did not respond to communications."He said this year's exercise was suspended by U.S. Defense Department officials...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-09-12/air-force-exercise-russia-canceled
State
Islamic State plot in Australia raises questions

...al-Nursa, also known as the Nusra Front, in Iraq and Syria. Their combat and bomb-making training could make them potent terrorists.But Clive Williams, a counterterrorism expert at the Australian National University and a former military intelligence...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2014-09-19/islamic-state-plot-australia-raises-q
Not For Web
Militant gains illustrate plight of Syrian Kurds

...spearhead the mission against jihadis. The group denies any links to Assad's government or the PKK, which is considered a terrorist organization by the United States."There are double standards. They are looking for allies who serve them. They are not...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2014-09-19/militant-gains-illustrate-plight-syri
Not For Web
Sometimes children are people who kill

...oneself from the zombie apocalypse that is life in these United States."We know that in the world that surrounds us there are terrorists, home invaders, drug cartels, car jackers, 'knock-out' gamers, rapers, haters, campus killers, airport killers...

http://juneauempire.com/francis-wilkinson/2014-09-01/sometimes-children-are-peop
Opinion
My Turn: Fracking: Poster child for the corporate welfare state

...give PowerPoint presentations to various levels of law enforcement advocating surveillance and prosecution of activists as "terrorists" - something the cops are all prepared to eat up, what with the proliferation of "Fusion Centers" looking for stuff to...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-07-30/my-turn-fracking-poster-child-corpora
Opinion
In honor of fallen heroes

...Federal Building Sunday, an event organized to honor and remember the New York firefighters who died in the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks at the World Trade Center.Wearing shirts that said "Never Forget," and weighted down with gear that included...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-09-01/honor-fallen-heroes
Local
Empire Editorial: When it comes to police weaponry, use logic - not emotion

...departments shouldn't risk being outgunned. Police also have to be ready for a terrorist attack, they say.There's a problem with that reasoning: The risk of a terrorist attack is no greater today than it was before Sept. 11. We're simply...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-08-31/empire-editorial-when-it-comes-police
Opinion

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