It's hard to imagine a more repugnant act of cruel depravity to turn public opinion away from its erstwhile opposition to war toward giving consent for military action to, as Cameron put it, "hunt down this pure evil".
When the IDF destroyed Al Wafa hospital completely by airstrikes on Jul. 23, it abandoned the pretense that it was a Hamas rocket launch site. Instead it released a video purporting to show firing at IDF troops from the hospital - a film dating from 2009
Little-known aspect of Ukraine crisis, World Bank & IMF loan conditions forcing the deeply indebted country to open up to GMO crops (until now barred) & lift the ban on private sector land ownership. Change to pro-EU govt's ushered in drastic reforms..
Dozens of reserve soldiers from Israel's top electronic surveillance unit say they will no longer spy on Palestinians living under occupation, an unprecedented rebuke to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's security policies.
On August 2, ISIS fighters took over Sinjar, in the north of Iraq. Since then, thousands of civilians from Sinjar and its environs, mainly belonging to the Yezidi community, have fled the area and are seeking refuge in other areas, especially the KRG...
How the U.S. Can Stop ISIS -- Peacefully
To President Obama and the Members of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives:Before we commit to a "limited," "support troop" reinvasion of Iraq, can we please hit the pause button and consider non-military
General Mills made big news this week with its $820 million purchase of Annie'sGeneral Mills says that it will not change the ingredients in Annie's products, and will not interfere with Annie's support for GMO
By Mohana Ravindranath
The Washington Post
A few months ago, a worker monitoring a hotline for the Polaris Project, a nonprofit group dedicated to combating human trafficking, received a text message from an 18-year-old woman in distress.
In court documents, Azari was accused of conspiring with Baryalei and others between May and September of this year to prepare for a terrorist attack. Allnutt said the charge stemmed from the interception of a phone call a couple days ago.
The Air Force has instructed force support offices across the service to allow both enlisted members and officers to omit the words "So help me God" from enlistment and officer appointment oaths if an Airman chooses.
"The case is important for Britain, which wants to replace a fifth of its ageing nuclear power and coal plants over the coming decade, and for France, whose nuclear sector would benefit from the major export contract."