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The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

U.S. President Barack Obama makes a statement on the San Bernardino shootings in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, D.C. on Thursday, Dec. 3, 2015. (Olivier Douliery/Abaca Press/TNS)

Obama: Terror threat against US has entered ‘new phase’

In a rare Oval Office address, President Barack Obama vowed Sunday night the United States would overcome a new terror threat that seeks to "poison the minds" of people here and around the world, as...

Police secure the area outside the National Bardo Museum in Tunis, Tunisia, near the Tunisian Parliament building, where two gunmen were killed after an attack at the museum killed 19 people on Wednesday, March 18, 2015.

AP: Islamic State claims responsibility for Tunisia attack

Associated Press March 19, 2015

The Islamic State group claimed responsibility Thursday for the attack that killed 21 people at a museum. But Tunisian authorities said the two slain gunmen had no clear links to extremists, and analysts...

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Opinion: World War III may be closer than you’d think, but not what you’d expect

Bruce Walton March 18, 2015

Many may believe we live in a time filled with war. As millennials, we all have grown up with war.Contrary to belief, we are actually living in one of the most peaceful time periods of human history. I’m...

Bruce Walton is the opinion editor. Contact him at

Opinion: Boko Haram deserves your attention

Bruce Walton February 2, 2015

Among the sensational and violent news happening overseas, I'm glad to see large amounts of people from all over the world banding together to give more positive support and aid to those who are suffering....

Joseph Vealencis from the National Counterterrorism Center answers questions from the audience about countering the terrorist threat in the age of transparency during the 10th annual Poynter KSU Media Ethics Workshop on Thursday, Sept 18, 2014.

Government doesn’t monitor everyone, but citizens don’t buy it

Emily Mills September 18, 2014

The United States government has a reputation for monitoring every aspect of its citizens’ technological lives through emails, phone calls and text messages.However, Joseph Vealencis, who led a counterterrorism...

Opinion: Caution is not inaction

Ryan McCarthy September 9, 2014

There’s a lot to say about the ISIL situation and Obama’s handling of the crisis, but with only 400 words to say it, the conclusions I’ve made regarding it cannot be explained as detailed as I would...

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