Parents around the country can relate: Trying to reach your teen by phone, only to get ignored. One frustrated mom decided to do something about it.
(by James Taranto, OpinionJournal.com) - “Edward Snowden Gets Three More Years in Russia”–headline, MSNBC.com
The Israeli army is researching a new sensor-based system designed to detect tunnels being dug by Hamas as the group tries to infiltrate into Israel from Gaza.
Islamic State militants have overrun Qaraqosh, Iraq’s largest Christian town, after pushing back Kurdish troops across a large area of the north of the country… Jihadists moved in overnight to claim several Christian towns, forcing tens of thousands to flee. Thousands of Christians already had fled to Qaraqosh from Mosul after the extremists gave them three choices: convert to Islam, pay a huge fine or face “death by the sword.”
(by Gen. John R. Allen, USMC (Ret.), DefenseOne .com) - Make no mistake, the abomination of IS is a clear and present danger to the U.S. The only question really is whether the U.S. and its allies and partners will act decisively now while they can still shape events to destroy IS, an act that seems increasingly self-obvious.
A quiz with questions relating to the week’s Daily News Articles.