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American-Born ISIS Member: Beheadings Are Basically The Same Thing They Do In Texas
The American-born ISIS member recently captured by a Kurdish militia has bizarrely claimed that the brutal executions carried out by the terrorist group were basically the same thing as what they do back in his home state of Texas.
"I think, with the beheadings, okay that's execution," Warren Christopher Clark told NBC News' Richard Engel during a recent interview in Syria. "I'm from the United States, from Texas. They like to execute people too. So I really don't see any different. Maybe they might do it off camera, but it's the same."
Of course! A convicted criminal being injected with chemicals that slowly paralyze them until death is exactly the same as some masked dickhead sawing off the head of innocent journalists, aid workers, and random civilians.
Apparently, there's a whole lot more idiocy likely to come out of the 34-year-old's mouth, since NBC is promoting the full exclusive interview ahead of its Nightly News broadcast on Tuesday evening.
Clark, aka Abu Mohammad al-Ameriki, was among five foreigners the U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces said it had nabbed as they were "trying to get out of the war zone" on Jan. 6. A document found in a house in Mosul, Iraq showed that Clark had sent a resume and cover letter to ISIS asking for a position "teaching English to students in the Islamic State," according to report from the Program on Extremism at George Washington University published in Feb. 2018.
In his interview with Engel, Clark said he witnessed executions and crucifixions during the three years he was with ISIS, but was never a fighter — which seems what just about anyone potentially facing federal terrorism charges and lengthy prison time back in the United States would likely say.
Actor Mark Wahlberg will be visiting troops overseas to plug Wahlburgers, a fast-casual restaurant chain owned by the actor and his two brothers, Donnie Wahlberg, and chef Paul Wahlberg.
US troops will not burn and pillage like Genghis Khan's hordes as a result of Trump intervening in war crimes cases, Milley says
The U.S. military will not disintegrate into an undisciplined horde following President Donald Trump's recent intervention in three war crimes cases, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Army Gen. Mark Milley assured lawmakers on Wednesday.
Milley was testifying before the House Armed Services Committee when he was pressed by Iraq war veteran Rep. Seth Moulton (D-Mass.) about the president's actions in the cases of former Army 1st Lt. Clint Lorance, retired Army Maj. Matthew Golsteyn, and retired Navy SEAL Chief Eddie Gallagher.
Taliban fighters attempted to fight their way into Bagram Airfield on Wednesday by invading a medical facility just outside of the base's perimeter, a spokesman for Operation Resolute Support said Wednesday.
J.P. Lawrence of Stars and Stripes and Jim LaPorta of Newsweek first reported that the battle lasted for several hours after using car bombs to attack the hospital, which is near the base's northern corner. Helicopter and fixed-wing aircraft were reportedly used to drop ordnance on the hospital.
An armed suspect was taken into custody at Naval Air Station Corpus Christi on Wednesday morning after a brief lockdown period, according to the Texas base's Facebook account.
Though the exact nature of the incident is unclear, base officials wrote that no shots were fired and no injuries were reported.
The new defense bill would create a public database for every complaint made about privatized housing
Among the dozens of requirements outlined in the latest version of the National Defense Authorization Act is the requirement for the Secretary of Defense to create a public database for privatized housing complaints.
So, that will be... a lot.