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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.
13 hrs ago
.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.
Kerry's Latest Reckless Rush to Judgment
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry delivers remarks on Syria at the Department of State in Washington, D.C., on Aug. 30, 2013.
Independent Women's Forum
What We Learned about President Obama Last Week
President Obama's emotionless first response that the downing of the Malaysia Airlines jet that took the lives of almost three hundred innocent people over Ukrainian farmland "may" have been a "terrible tragedy" stunned the world.
Malaysia Airlines flies over Syrian airspace - Flightradar24
Malaysia Airlines re-routed a Kuala Lumpur-to-London flight over Syrian airspace on Sunday after its usual route over Ukraine was closed, flight tracking data showed on Monday.
The Daily Beast
MH17 Was Awful, but It's Probably UniqueBy Dave Majumdar
Shoulder-mounted anti-aircraft missiles remain a concern for commercial jets as they take off and land, but last week's tragedy in Eastern Ukraine isn't cause for fresh alarm.
Cybercast News Service
Sen. Graham: 'Obama Has Become the King of Indecision'
Sen. Lindsey Graham expressed disbelief on Sunday after Secretary of State John Kerry said the United States "has never been more engaged in helping to lead in more places than we are now."
Sat Jul 19, 2014
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Hundreds of Christian families fled their homes in Mosul Saturday before a jihadist ultimatum threatening their communityA s centuries-old presence in the northern Iraqi city expired.
Mail & Guardian
Jihadists kill 270 in raid on Syria gas field, says NGO
Jihadists have killed 270 Syrian regime fighters, civilian security guards and staff since seizing a gas field in Homs, a monitoring group said.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
Daily Press Briefings : Daily Press Briefing - July 18, 2014
MS. PSAKI : I have one item for all of you at the top. We condemn in the strongest possible terms the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant's barbaric stoning of a woman yesterday in Tabqa, Syria.
Establishment Begins Building the Case Against Putin for Downing of MH-17
You have to give it to the extremists that run the US government war machine these days, they are predictable to a fault.
1 American dead in Malaysia Airlines crash, Obama calls for cease fire
Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott on Friday demanded that an independent investigation take place into what downed the airplane.