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  • March 4, 2015
    CBC News
    Inspired by Andre Poulin's apparent charisma and his message, five Toronto men followed him to Syria and ultimately into the arms of ISIS, CBC News has learned.Poulin, from Timmins, Ont., converted to Islam and went by the name Abu Muslim. He joined the jihadist fight in Syria in 2012, in the...
    Submitted by Jasmine Opperman
  • March 4, 2015
    TRAC
    The current assaults on Tikrit is generally viewed as a pre-cursor for an attack on Mosul. Current reports indicate that an assault on Mosul will only be launched when Iraqi forces are ready for such an assault as well as to implement development and protection services to Mosul's citizens. ...
    Submitted by Jasmine Opperman
  • March 2, 2015
    Foreign Policy
         Iraqi Army and Allies Begin Assault on TikritIraq’s army and allied Shiite militias began an attempt to reclaim areas north of Baghdad from the Islamic State, which has controlled them since last summer. The main target is Tikrit, a main Sunni city and the birthplace of...
    Submitted by Alyson Smith