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Weekly Security Digest - December 16

 

 

Christmas Market Gunman Yelled ‘Allahu Akbar’ Before Opening Fire

The gunman who killed two and critically wounded seven Tuesday evening at a Christmas market in Strasbourg, France was motivated by Islamic extremism, officials announced Wednesday.


Trump says he’s ‘proud’ to shut down government during fight with Pelosi and Schumer

The president battled with the Democratic leaders over his border wall in an extraordinary Oval Office meeting televised for the public.


The Prosecution of Asia Bibi Shows Why Blasphemy Laws Are a National Security Issue

The US should grant asylum to Asia Bibi, a Catholic mother of five whose blasphemy trial and acquittal have embroiled Pakistan in violence.


Australia recognizes west Jerusalem as the capital of Israel

Australia now formally recognizes west Jerusalem as Israel's capital. But it won't move its embassy until there's a peace settlement between Israel and the Palestinians, Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced Saturday.


Iranians Are Converting To Evangelical Christianity In Turkey

In a hotel conference room in Denizli, Turkey, about 60 Iranians sing along to songs praising Jesus mixed with Iranian pop music. When the music stops, American pastor Karl Vickery preaches with the help of a Persian translator.

 


Thank you Debbie Davidson for submitting Ray Tedder to be featured in Secure America Now's veteran recognition program: Home of the Free - Because of the Brave. 

"Served in the US Army during the Korean War from 1949-1953"




Thank you, Ray, for your service. Click the link to submit your own veteran to be featured! https://www.secureamericanow.org/submit_a_veteran



Congressmen Mark Meadows and Jim Jordan wrote an op-ed imploring other members of Congress to "Build the Wall - Do What We Said We'd Do"