Western nations' mastery

Oct 31, 2014

Western nations' mastery

by William Pfaff

A British scholar and former wartime army intelligence officer will tell you that there's nothing new about Islamic State, that it is in no way integral to the Islamic religion, and that it is a phenomenon that will pass.

Oct 31, 2014

Vigilance urged over threat to American schools in Mideast

U.S. embassies in the Gulf and Egypt are calling for vigilance after a post on a jihadist website encouraged attacks on American and other international schools there, specifically teachers. The warnings have been issued by missions in Egypt, Kuwait, Oman, Saudi Arabia and the ...

Obama is no 'reluctant warrior'

Oct 7, 2014

Obama is no 'reluctant warrior'

by Ted Rall

When it comes to killing members of the Islamic State, U.S. President Barack Obama is anything but a reluctant warrrior. To the contrary, he makes former President George W. Bush look like a dirty peace hippie.

Oct 2, 2014

Irked by Angola incursion, Kissinger made plans to attack Cuba: records

Nearly 40 years ago, then-U.S. Secretary of State Henry Kissinger ordered contingency plans drawn to attack Cuba, incensed over the small island’s deployment of troops to Angola, according to declassified government documents posted online Wednesday. In several White House meetings, Kissinger advocated for strong ...