Yezidi vulnerability before ISIS

ISIS’ infamous brutality is a culmination of an otherwise long and violent record of militant attacks against this persecuted minority over the last several years. Out of the dozens of attacks, it is noteworthy that as far back (at least) as 2004, Yezidis have been targeted by extremists.

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The Syrian crisis, with some perspective

The United States has largely chosen to close its eyes and borders to the unprecedented refugee crisis and simultaneously fall into the trap laid by the international terrorists these desperate people are fleeing from. France, on the other hand, which experienced its worst attacks on its soil since the end of World War II, has remained steadfast and declared it would welcome 30,000 over a three year period.

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