The United States should use tactical nuclear weapons if a preemptive strike is necessary to prevent Iran from producing a nuclear weapon, U.S. Rep. Duncan D. Hunter (R-Calif.) said in an interview on C-Span Wednesday. Any U.S. strike should be a "massive aerial bombing campaign," he added, with no American "boots on the ground."
Revolutionary leader Nelson Mandela died late Thursday, December 5, and presidents, dictators, and the press from around the world are in mourning, but it should be remembered that the U.S. government labeled his group a terrorist group for a reason.
After meeting with Israeli and Palestinian leaders over the last two days, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said he is “encouraged by the continued commitment of both leaders to the pursuit of peace.”
Hassan al-Laqis, a senior Hezbollah commander, was shot on December 3 outside his home two miles southwest of Beirut, dying a few hours later on December 4. A statement released by Hezbollah said that al-Laqis was killed as he returned home from work around midnight.
With the emerging conflict between the EU and Russia, massive protests rocked the streets of Ukraine, and its capital, Kiev, in recent days.
Iran’s foreign minister, speaking in Kuwait City, extended an open invitation to Saudi Arabia to “work together ... to promote peace and stability in the region.”
Yukiya Amano, the director general of the UN’s International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), announced on November 28 that Iran has invited his agency to visit the heavy water plant in the central city of Arak. Heavy water is commonly used in plutonium production.
Tehran interprets nuclear agreement differently than White House; Top Democrats and GOP hostile to, or wary of, dangers it unleashes.
Following a weekend of protests in Pakistan over U.S. drone strikes, the Kabul government revealed that its military has developed new drones of its own, the Washington Post reported Monday.