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Daily News Flash with Rahul Mahajan on Barrel Bombs in Syria, US...
Daily News Flash with Rahul Mahajan on Barrel Bombs in Syria, US Sanctions on Russia, and House Punishment of Obama on Immigration - Plus an Update on Gaza Uprising's guest expert Rahul Mahajan, a sociologist and news analyst and author of Full Spectrum Dominance: US Power in Iraq and Beyond, analyzes today's news headlines: Human Rights Watch has ... (more)
Tue Jul 29, 2014
Christian Science Monitor
Is Obama's leadership style to blame for his foreign policy problems?
President Obama visits the Dutch Embassy in Washington to sign a book of condolence, joined by Deputy Chief of Mission Peter Mollema, on July 22. Most of the 298 people aboard the Malaysia Airlines plane that was shot down near the border between Ukraine and Russia were Dutch citizens.
Daily News Flash with Robert Jensen on Syria Carnage, Ukraine...
Daily News Flash with Robert Jensen on Syria Carnage, Ukraine Fighting, and White House Report on Costs of Climate Change - Plus Update on Gaza Uprising's guest expert Robert Jensen, an author and a Professor of Journalism at the University of Texas at Austin, analyzes today's news headlines: Sixteen hundred people have been killed in Syria in the ... (more)
Mon Jul 28, 2014
United States should act to contain Russia's proxy wars
The last decade has witnessed a proliferation of proxy wars throughout the Middle East, Africa, central Asia and Southeast Asia.
Sun Jul 27, 2014
Mail on Sunday
'Proof' Russia is firing at Ukrainian troops: U.S. State Department ...
'My dad is a hero': Doctor who stopped psychiatric patient's deadly hospital rampage gives a smile and wave as he recovers from his injuries with a lot of encouragement from his proud daughter 'She said she didn't care who I was': Aretha Franklin speaks out after getting no R-E-S-P-E-C-T from server who 'screamed at' her for sitting down to eat a ... (more)
Sat Jul 26, 2014
Queen Elizabeth photobombs picture
A 12-hour humanitarian cease-fire has begun to allow civilians in Gaza to receive aid and evacuate to safer areas.
Deadly fighting rages on in eastern Ukraine
The State Department has shuttered the U.S. embassy in Libya and evacuated American staffers there as the security situation in the capital Tripoli deteriorates amid worsening clashes between rival militias.
Fri Jul 25, 2014
Asia News Network
Petaling Jaya: Union wants Mas to stop flying over Syrian airspace
A union representing Malaysia Airlines cabin crew members wants the national carrier to stop flying over Syria, citing safety concerns.
More international observers going to MH17 crash site
An Afghan official says Taliban insurgents halted minibuses in western Afghanistan, identified 14 Shiite passengers and shot them dead by the side of the road.
The Washington Post
Proxy war can have dangerous consequences
A pro-Russian fighter stands near a destroyed Ukrainian army tank on the outskirts of Donetsk on July 22. Pro-Russian rebels in Ukraine allowed the bodies of passengers killed in the downing of a Malaysia Airlines jet to begin their journeys home July 22 as Russian President Vladimir Putin vowed to exert influence on the separatists amid mounting ... (more)
Thu Jul 24, 2014
Westerners joining Syria fight
Concerns about westerners joining the fight in Syria dominated the annual Aspen National Security Forum with top U.S. government officials equating the threat from the stalemated Syrian civil war to that posed by al Qaeda's Yemen affiliate.
.com | Journalists in the firing line
Congratulations! You're in the inner circle. One of your pieces has been selected as an Editor's Choice article! Considering that Snuki Zikalala did not want to give South African reporter Paula Slier a post reporting in the Middle East because she is "Jewish," and he believed that this would contribute to her bias, Paula, if anything, is one of ... (more)
Wed Jul 23, 2014
Obama's Reluctance to Arming Any Rebels Stiffened by MH17 Strike
The downing of a Malaysian passenger aircraft in Ukraine may stiffen Obama administration resistance to providing heavy armaments to rebels -- or even besieged governments -- seeking U.S. help in hotspots around the world.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
Why Putin's Proxy War an Abject Failure
Someone among the pro-Russian groups in Eastern Ukraine that he has been supporting is likely responsible for the downing of Malaysian Airlines Flight MH17 with 298 innocent civilians onboard.
Are the pro-Russian rebels terrorists?
On Saturday, in the wake of the rocket attack that downed Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko urged the U.N. secretary-general to recognize the two main rebel groups in his country, the Donetsk People's Republic and the Luhansk People's Republic, as terrorist organizations.
Robinson: This is why we didn't arm Syrian rebels
In Westbury closed due to accident on Northern State Pkwy WB between Post Ave/X32 and Meadowbrook Pkwy/X31a in Carle Place.
Malaysia Airlines defends rerouting flight over Syria war zone just ...
The holiday snaps you wish you had taken: Award-winning travel photos capture elegant macaques, a tiny lion cub and robots riding camels in Oman 'It's a mark of respect for the victims': Malaysia Airlines bans use of MH17 flight number ... as country prepares for drop in tourism in wake of tragedy Making hay while the sun shines! Business is ... (more)
Mon Jul 21, 2014
Bodies leave Ukraine war zone, truce...
A train carrying the remains of 280 people killed in the Malaysian plane disaster was finally allowed to leave a rebel-held region in eastern Ukraine as the militants declared a truce Tuesday around the crash site.
Payvand News of Iran
Three elections, three reactions: Ukraine, Egypt and Syria
On Friday 27 June, Ukraine's new president Petro Poroshenko signed a trade and economic pact with the European Union.
Overlooked Syrian Conflict Hits New Death Toll Record
As the world focused on Ukraine and Gaza over the weekend, the bloodiest 48-hour period in Syria's civil war went largely unnoticed.