When the United Nations Security Council agreed to enforce a chemical arms ban in Syria, it was a significant step toward establishing the United Nations as a global police force.
The Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) quietly lifted its restriction on processed poultry (such as chicken and turkey) from Communist China into the United States.
Angela Merkel’s double-speaking and flip-flopping on EU bailouts, EU control from Brussels, support for U.S.-backed foreign wars — and much more — should have insured her defeat, but the German Chancellor’s powerful allies in the media, banking, and politics have shielded her with a Teflon coat.
Last weekend’s hostage-taking — and the murder of at least 62 people — at the Westgate Shopping Mall in Nairobi, Kenya, has its roots in the U.S. government’s intervention in Somalia, which began in the 1990s.
President Obama’s half-brother, Malik Obama, may be added to Egypt’s terror watch list as a result of his alleged ties to the Muslim Brotherhood.
Former Defense Secretaries Robert Gates and Leon Panetta agree that Obama doesn't need authorization from Congress to launch a military strike against Syria.
Swiss Voters will decide whether the Alpine nation should continue with its military draft or rely solely on volunteers.
Western officials and the Obama administration continue to insist, albeit without offering any proof thus far, that a chemical weapons attack near Damascus last month was perpetrated by the Assad regime. Officials from Syria and Russia, meanwhile, have claimed all along the deployment was probably the work of jihadist rebels — a “false-flag” attack meant to draw in foreign intervention on behalf of the opposition. Amid the confusion, however, evidence pointing to opposition forces as the culprits continues to mount.
The U.S. Department of Defense has put forward a proposal for arming "moderate" rebel forces fighting the Assad regime in Syria.