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Pulitzer-Prize Winning Reporter Sy Hersh: Benghazi Is a HUGE Scandal …

But Not For the Reason You Think Washington’s Blog Beyond Partisan Politics: What Benghazi Is Really About Pulitzer-prize winning investigative reporter Seymour Hersh – who broke the stories of the Mai Lai massacre in Vietnam and the Iraq prison torture scandals, which rightfully disgraced the Nixon and Bush administrations’ war-fighting tactics – reported last week:   In […] Continue reading →

Russia tests Obama’s ability to stop its advances

 With the White House asserting that Russia is stoking instability in eastern Ukraine, President Barack Obama is once again faced with the complicated reality of following through on his tough warnings against overseas provocations. Obama has vowed repeatedly to enact biting sanctions against Russia’s vital economic sectors if the Kremlin tries to replicate its actions […] Continue reading →

In Assad’s coastal heartland, Syria’s war creeps closer

 For three years, residents of Syria’s Mediterranean provinces have watched from their coastal sanctuary as civil war raging further inland tore the country apart, killing tens of thousands of people and devastating historic cities. But a three-week-old offensive by rebel fighters in the north of Latakia province, a bastion of President Bashar al-Assad’s Alawite minority, […] Continue reading →

Poison gas claims complicate Syrian civil war

 Both sides in Syria’s bloody civil war said Saturday that a rural village fell victim to a poison gas attack, an assault that reportedly injured scores of people amid an ongoing international effort to rid the country of chemical weapons. What exactly happened Friday in Kfar Zeita, a rebel-held village in Hama province some 200 […] Continue reading →

Islam’s Latest Contributions to Peace

 Islamophobes arrest two devout Muslim clerics for spreading Mohammed’s message to behead kuffars Police have obtained recordings of violent sermons delivered during Friday prayers at Masjid Shuhadaa in Majengo. The sermons are in protest over the death of Sheikh Abubakar Shariff alias Makaburi. Makaburi was shot dead in Mombasa town last Tuesday evening. Mombasa county […] Continue reading →

Thomas Sowell: How Foreign is Our Policy?

 Many people are lamenting the bad consequences of Barack Obama’s foreign policy, and some are questioning his competence. There is much to lament, and much to fear. Multiple setbacks to American interests have been brought on by Obama’s policies in Libya, Egypt, Syria, Crimea and — above all — in what seems almost certain to […] Continue reading →

McCain Wants More Weapons Delivered to Al Qaeda Rebels

Mike Shedlock Lawmakers Bash Obama’s Delusional Syria Policy  In a recent post I noted Turkey Plans Military Intervention in Syria, Bans YouTube for Leaked Reporting. As a followup, please see Outrageous but Highly Believable Rumor Involving Syria, Turkey, Kerry. Meanwhile, back in the US Lawmakers Bash Obama’s “Delusional” Syria Policy. U.S. lawmakers lashed out at […] Continue reading →

Saudi Arabia Isn’t America’s Friend

U.S. President Barack Obama is scheduled to meet with Saudi Arabia’s King Abdullah tomorrow, and the president’s critics have been sounding a warning: By parting with the Saudis on Egypt, Syria and Iran, they say, his administration is endangering a vital alliance. The truth is, the relationship with Saudi Arabia is overdue for a recalibration. The U.S. and […] Continue reading →

Mystery surrounds intercepted Iranian missile shipment

HAIFA, ISRAEL –  Questions continue to swirl around a shipment of Iranian missiles the Israeli navy intercepted near Sudan, with experts saying the weapons’ true destination might reveal a hidden agenda in Tehran. A tricky trail of paperwork and the circuitous route of the Panama-flagged ship found to be carrying lethal M-302 missiles from Iran […] Continue reading →