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Entry Title Date
Iran And Developments Following The Joint Plan Of Action November 19, 2014
Trent Franks, R-AZ
"Mr. Speaker, what part of this approach is supposed to convince the jihadist Iranian leadership that they should reconsider their current course? Is it our concession to their nuclear rights? Is it our help in facilitating an economic windfall for them?"
The New Ottoman Empire November 14, 2014
Louie Gohmert, R-TX
"But I doubt they also understand the finer points of jihadist doctrine, one of which is that if a place of worship is used by Muslims for their prayers that territory subsequently becomes part of Dar al Islam, sacred Muslim land, forever."
Jihadists Killing American Soldiers September 18, 2014
Louie Gohmert, R-TX
"Meanwhile, back in Afghanistan … Bill Roggio reports that jihadists have killed four American soldiers. Three were killed in a suicide bombing in Kabul and the Taliban have claimed responsibility. A fourth was killed in a so-called “green-on-blue” assassination. He was an American there to train “moderate Islamist allies” at a military base in western Afghanistan, and one of these Afghans shot him dead and wounded two others before finally being killed. It was the fourth green-on-blue attack this year. The last one, in August, claimed the life of Major General Harold Greene, the highest ranking American officer since the Vietnam war to be killed in combat—being murdered by a jihadist in an Afghan military base while training moderate Islamists … Roggio observes the Taliban “have devoted significant efforts to stepping up attempts to kill” U.S. and allied forces."
Unanimous Consent Request—S. 2779 September 18, 2014
Ted Cruz, R-TX
"As the American people are now painfully aware, the so-called Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, or ISIS, has emerged as the new face of the radical terrorist threat that has bedeviled the West in recent decades. This virulent jihadist group—so extreme they got kicked out of Al Qaeda, which I will note is not easy to do—is rampaging across Syria and Iraq in a campaign of oppression and genocide, including the relentless targeting and murder of Christians, of Jews, of Muslim minority sects, Yazidis—indeed, any who do not share their radical Sunni theology."
Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2015 September 18, 2014
Rand Paul, R-KY
"Jane’s Terrorism and Insurgency Center noted that the transfer of Qatari weapons to targeted troops has the same practical effect of transferring the weapons to al-Nusra, a violent jihadist group."

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