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Another Iraq War For The U.S.

93% of Iraqis see the United States as their enemy – but after a look at recent history, can you blame ’em?

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Yarmouk Refugee Camp: Beyond Inhumane

Conditions in the Yarmouk refugee camp of Damascus, Syria, are “beyond inhumane,” as one UN official put it. ISIS fighters besieged the camp on April 1st, trapping its remaining 18,000 residents with no food, water or medical supplies. This, after more than two years of the Syrian government’s siege of the camp. As fighting between ISIS, the Syrian army and rebel factions within the camp drags on, the people of Yarmouk continue to suffer with no end in sight.

Twerking, Dating & ISIS: Life At Elite Daily

Elite Daily, an online news platform “for and by millennials,” with tens of millions of unique views each month, calls itself “The Voice of Generation Y.” Dena Takruri of AJ+ visits its headquarters in New York City to find out how a site featuring pieces like “Your Yoga Pants Can Actually Give You Butt Acne” and “What Your Favorite Alcohols Would Look Like If They Were On Tinder” can speak so well to the millennial (18-34) generation.

Hunger Games And Our Biggest Fears About Society

Income inequality, fears of the surveillance state, and media as a tool of propaganda propaganda.
Dena Takruri breaks down how the ‪‎Hunger Games‬ films reflect some of the biggest fears about the future of our society as the new film Mockingjay‬ premieres.

Should Muslims Condemn ISIS?

Anti-Islam activist Pam Geller has put out a series of ads in New York City implying that all Muslims are terrorists. Muslims around the world have been denouncing ISIS, saying the group doesn’t represent their religion, like with #notinmyname. But others are sick of being expected to apologize for the actions of others just because they share the same religion. We asked a group of you what you think about this debate.

Can Americans Fight For Foreign Armies?

An American, Douglas McAuthur McCain was killed fighting for the Islamic State group (formerly known as ISIS or ISIL) in Syria. He’s not the only American to have been killed fighting for foreign armies and groups recently. But is any of this legal under US law? The answer might surprise you.