Mariam Karouny

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Are Islamic State's anti-U.S. threats mere bluster?

| Aug 21, 2014

Are Islamic State's anti-U.S. threats mere bluster?

Islamic State’s beheading of a U.S. journalist and its threat to “destroy the American cross” suggests it has gained enough confidence seizing large areas of Iraq and Syria to take aim at American targets despite the risks. On Tuesday night, Islamic State released a ...