From the crescent of Syria to the plains of Libya, to the former Yazidi homelands of Iraq and the streets of Donetsk, former U.S. President Barack Obama left in his wake a legacy of death, misery and chaos that has killed millions in the Middle East, while swamping the continent of Europe with refugees.
WASHINGTON: There is some question over Tony Blair and the future of Saudi Arabia. The 1941 Anglo-Soviet invasion of Persia was the invasion of the Imperial State of Iran during the Second World War by Soviet, British and other Commonwealth armed forces. Growing up with a very traditional grandfather who fought against the Anglo-Soviet invasion of ...
President Trump announced that the U.S. will withdraw from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), colloquially known as the Iran nuclear deal. Trump may be hoping for a better deal. Or it may his way of giving control of Iran back to the people. Maybe it's a message to Korea. Will it matter?
"I have determined that it is time to officially recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.” says President Trump after his announcement to move US Israel embassies to Jerusalem, creating a de facto capital.
The Iran government began cracking down on protesters who took part in massive, anti-government protests over the past weekend. Iranian officials have cut off public access to the internet, in hopes of ending these demonstrations.
President Trump’s announcement that Jerusalem is Israel's capital, and that the American embassy would move to Jerusalem shows he will stand with Israel
Israel is a theocracy, with government-appointed and paid chief rabbis who must adhere to the most rigid forms of Orthodox Judaism.
President Trump is expected to decertifiy Obama's nuclear deal withy Iran, but most world leaders are urging the United States to not leave the agreement.
Secretary Mattis recently appeared before a U.S. Senate committee, where he defend his decision to increase troop levels in Afghanistan.
What do we want in Syria? Just to remove Assad? What do we want to replace his regime with, and will our military actions get us what we want at a fair price?
The U.S. has sent a message to the Russians, Syrians, Chinese, Iran and North Korea that the U.S. is not going to stand idly by anymore.
In Israel, there is growing fear that the continuing occupation will create an apartheid state.
The Obama administration is racing the clock to ensure the creation of an anti-Israeli, Hamas-run state in historically Jewish areas now under Israel's control.
Obama is leaving office with a final snarl and upraised finger at Israel. Donald Trump promises to change U.S.-Israeli relations; that can't happen soon enough.
Is Israel only an "ally" when it comes to receiving American aid, or will it also be an "ally" when it comes to advancing American interests, and justice, in the region?
According to Samantha Power, the U.S. abstention supports "the policy of every administration, Republican and Democrat, since before President Reagan and all the way through to the present day."
Donald Trump wants to crush ISIS; he doesn't need a bomb-throwing ambassador to Israel who will undermine American and Israeli security and strengthen ISIS.
At least 50 injured, higher totals possible in likely Berlin terrorist attack. In another terrorist act, Russia’s Ambassador to Turkey assassinated in Ankara museum.
President Obama's veto of the aptly named “Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act,” which allows Americans to sue state sponsors of terror, was overwhelmingly overridden by a 97-1 Senate vote.
Sadly, both Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump are firm supporters of a $38 billion military package that is destructive policy.