An article by Bloomberg’s Josh Rogin has triggered wide disparagement from Moscow, where officials implied all involved in the publication of a piece reporting that Russia was using mobile crematoriums to erase the presence of soldiers in east Ukraine needed mental help. A day later, Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a decree that makes all Russian soldiers’s deaths a state secret, even in a time of peace.
Activists in Syria’s crumbling moderate opposition say if no one does anything about Bashar al-Assad’s chemical weapons, their ranks will continue to deplete as more and more fighters join up with Al Qaeda-affiliated groups. Speaking with NBC News, the activists
Al-Qaeda chief Ayman al-Zawahiri, in a speech marking the 12th anniversary of 9/11, called for attacks on the United States and a boycott of the world’s largest economy. A summary and translated English excerpts of the roughly 72-minute address was
House Minority leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) told Breitbart News Thursday she was not “confirming nor denying anything” regarding whether she was briefed in advance by the White House about the existence of a CIA annex in Benghazi, Libya. She also
MOSCOW (Reuters) – Syria’s President Bashar al-Assad said he would only finalise plans to abandon his chemical arsenal when the United States stopped threatening to attack him, in an interview broadcast on Thursday. Syria applied on Thursday to sign up to
(AP) Kerry rejects Assad’s 30-day timetableBy MATTHEW LEEAP Diplomatic WriterGENEVAU.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is rejecting Syrian President Bashar Assad’s suggestion Thursday that he begin submitting data on his chemical weapons arsenal one month after signing an international chemical
(AP) 8 die, hundreds evacuated in Romania floodingBy ALISON MUTLERAssociated PressBUCHAREST, RomaniaEight people have died and hundreds have been evacuated in remote eastern Romania as torrential rains caused flash flooding, officials reported Thursday. Authorities said some 700 houses were flooded
Iran has been emboldened by Washington’s decision to hold fire on launching military strikes against its key ally Syria, which has also boosted Tehran’s position on its controversial nuclear drive, experts say. Iran’s conservative press trumpeted as a “humiliating blow”
Destroying Syria’s chemical weapons under a Russian plan would be “immensely difficult” and may do little to end the conflict there, the International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS) said on Thursday. Russia and Iran would have to play a role
(AP) Wounded vets to meet marathon bombing victimsBy BRIDGET MURPHYAssociated PressBOSTONWounded veterans and Boston Marathon bombing survivors who lost limbs planned to come together in Boston on Thursday to share their experiences and send a message that life goes on.
North Korea’s reported restart of a plutonium reactor would be “a misstep” and a “very serious matter”, the US point man on the isolated state said Thursday. And US envoy Glyn Davies dismissed suggestions that Pyongyang could set any agenda
Apparently, once again with respect to Syria, the White House was caught off guard by events they are frantically reacting to instead of shaping. Speaking to CNN’s Jake Tapper, a White House official publicly responded to Russian President Vladmir Putin’s
On Thursday, as the Obama administration struggles to deal with breaking reports of another possible Syrian chemical attack in Damascus, The New York Times reports that satellite photos show steam coming from a newly retrofitted nuclear reactor in North Korea.
Senator John McCain (R-AZ) says President Obama should bomb Syria before Congress says otherwise and that he should ignore any talk of impeachment for doing so. “They’re not going to impeach the president,” said McCain. “They’re not that crazy.” According
It is no surprise that former congressman and presidential candidate Ron Paul believes that the U.S. bears some responsibility, albeit indirect, for the terror attack of September 11, 2001. That belief, a staple of the far-left, animated his spoiler campaign
According to Syrian rebels, on Thursday, the Assad regime launched another gas attack in Damascus. Rebels said that the attack happened in the Jobar area of Damascus, and that they did not know the nature of the chemical weapons, but
(AP) Somalia: Reports indicate American jihadi killedBy ABDI GULED and JASON STRAZIUSOAssociated PressMOGADISHU, SomaliaA rapping jihadi from Alabama who ascended the ranks of Somalia’s al-Qaida-linked militant group and was on the FBI’s Most Wanted list with a $5 million reward
This morning’s key headlines from GenerationalDynamics.com North Korea apparently restarting its nuclear reactor North and South Korea reopen Kaesong Industrial Park North Korea apparently restarting its nuclear reactor August 31 satellite photo shows white smoke coming from electrical power generating
A poll recently released by the Pew Research Center flies in the face of Barack Obama’s attitude toward the Palestinian people world and their desire for peace. The poll, which was conducted among 11 different nationalities comprised of large Muslim
The rebel forces aligned against Syrian strong-man Bashar Assad are dominated by jihadists and fighters aligned with al-Qaeda. In April, the Obama Administration promised to help arm the rebel forces, but, realizing the very real complications on the ground, that
(AP) Syrian rebels blast Russian offer on chemical armsBEIRUTSyrian rebels have blasted the Russian proposal on securing their country’s chemical weapons, saying that Bashar Assad’s government should instead be made to face an international court for last month’s attack near