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  • Fiorina: Us Should Secure No-fly Zone Around US Backed Anti-assad Rebels, ‘Be Prepared’ To Use Force

    10/01/2015 7:19:06 AM PDT · by jimbo123 · 88 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 9/30/15 | IAN HANCHETT
    Republican presidential candidate Carly Fiorina argued the US should “secure a no-fly zone around anti-Assad rebel forces that we’re supporting” and “be prepared” to use force against Russia if need be on Wednesday’s “Hannity” on the Fox News Channel. Fiorina said, Well, first, we know what’s going on. Syria and Russia, who have had a longstanding relationship, Iran, and Iraq, are forming an unholy alliance. Russia’s intentions are to shore up, and stabilize the Assad regime. ISIS is sort of a camouflage. There is no doubt, that Russia will be conducting airstrikes against anti-Assad rebels, whether or not they happen...
  • We Are Watching The Lost The Entire Middle East To Russia & Iran

    10/01/2015 11:24:25 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 57 replies
    We Are Watching The Lost The Entire Middle East To Russia & Iran The Administration did not destroy ISIS when we had the chance. Russia is now going to destroy ISIS in no time flat with the help of Iran. Russia and Iran will probably control Iraq, Syria, and who knows what other countries?
  • USA Transnational Report - Weekly News Analysis Radio

    09/26/2015 9:00:52 AM PDT · by Randall_S · 1 replies
    USA Transnational Report ^ | September 26, 2015 | USA Transnational Report
    What's the fastest way to digest the week's biggest stories? USA Transnational Report gives you a 55-minute podcast of world events from the American conservative perspective. USA Transnational Report 9-26-2015 • The Papal Visit to the United States • John Boehner’s Resignation – Who could replace him? • U.N.’s “New Universal Agenda” for Humanity • Scott Walker’s Comments on Donald Trump • Germany’s car industry in turmoil because of the EPA • Middle East Update Listen here:
  • Israel to request exclusive use of F-35 in Middle East

    09/25/2015 5:40:32 AM PDT · by sukhoi-30mki · 12 replies
    Flightglobal ^ | 25 SEPTEMBER, 2015 | ARIE EGOZI
    Israel is expected to request exclusive access, among Middle Eastern nations, to some US technologies – including the Lockheed Martin F-35 – as part of a "compensation package" being sought following Washington's support earlier this year for a lifting of economic and trade sanctions on Iran. Likely equipment requests involve additional F-35s, Boeing KC-46A tankers, Bell Boeing V-22 tiltrotors and advanced precision-guided weapons which have yet to be exported by the USA, including bunker-busting weapons. Israel also wants to acquire undisclosed electronic systems that would be crucial to maintain its ability to perform long-range strike missions. The nation's defence ministry...
  • Five Things Pope Francis Needs To Know Before He Addresses Congress

    09/24/2015 1:43:31 AM PDT · by Biggirl · 31 replies ^ | September 24, 2015 | James Delingpole
    1. There are bigger, more pressing problems than climate change No, really, there are. Rep. Paul Gosar (R-AZ), the congressman who is boycotting the papal address because he thinks the Pope is behaving “like a leftist politician” gives some excellent examples here. Foremost, surely, is the persecution and murder of Christians (and other minorities) in Africa and the Middle East by Islamist groups such as Boko Haram and ISIS. If the Pope isn’t going to stick up for his flock in times of crisis what exactly is the point of the Papacy?
  • Gulf Arabs oppose Russia role in Syria, still bent on Assad's ouster

    09/22/2015 8:33:54 AM PDT · by Trumpinator · 15 replies ^ | Tue Sep 22, 2015 9:29am EDT | William Maclean
    Russia's military intervention in support of President Bashar al-Assad has dismayed Gulf Arab enemies of the Syrian leader who say it will prolong the war and keep Syria firmly in the orbit of their arch regional rival Iran. Russia says it is providing arms to the Syrian leader, a longtime ally, and has sent servicemen to advise on their use in the fight against Islamic State (IS) and other jihadist groups. Moscow has also staged naval exercises off Syria. Washington, which opposes both IS and Assad, says Moscow has also sent fighter jets, tanks and other heavy equipment to Syria....

    09/20/2015 10:41:45 AM PDT · by Biggirl · 44 replies ^ | September 20, 2015 | Neil Munro
    Donald Trump is hitting back twice as hard as Democrats — led by the White House – attack him for not rebuking a town-hall questioner who declared that President Barack Obama is a Muslim. “The bigger issue is that Obama is waging a war against Christians in this country,” Trump tells The New York Times.
  • Hungary's Foreign Minister Warns of Up to 35 Million Migrants Coming to Europe

    09/20/2015 2:55:13 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 21 replies
    The Macedonian Independent ^ | September 18, 2015
    The Hungarian Foreign Minister Peter Szijjarto said that 30 to 35 million refugees are heading towards Europe, and this was the reason why boosting the border control had key importance. In an interview with the Magyar Idok newspaper, Szijjarto stressed that the EU has neglected the protection of its borders and that EU leaders are afraid to call the situation with its real name, because it is much easier to criticize those who do the work. According to the Hungarian foreign minister, the European leaders are acting on the grounds of false information shared by international media. He said that...
  • Christians are being persecuted throughout the world

    09/18/2015 8:34:42 AM PDT · by Oldpuppymax · 5 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 9/18/15 | John C. Velisek USN (Ret.)
    Christians are under attack; not for anything that they have done, but simply for being Christians. The past few years have seen a marked increase in the persecution of Christians in every area of the Middle East and Africa. There are millions facing harassment, discrimination and even death for adhering to a religion which has been followed for centuries. Christian villages have existed in the Middle East since the birth of Christ. And now, because of the apathy of the world’s government and governments of the world, they are under attack like never before. A report by the Catholic charity...

    09/17/2015 3:11:47 AM PDT · by Biggirl · 8 replies ^ | September 17, 2015 | Raymond Ibrahim
    As refugees from the Middle East flood the West, a number of countries—including Hungary, Bulgaria, Poland, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Cyprus, and Australia—are defying political correctness by wanting to accept Christian refugees only.
  • The Thing Glenn Beck doesn't get about Christian Churches vs. Mormonism

    09/14/2015 8:05:25 AM PDT · by SoCalTransplant · 31 replies
    Glenn Beck said a very revealing thing on the radio today, which illustrates the difference between Mormonism and Christianity. He was talking about speaking at a Baptist Church this weekend on his Never Again is Now campaign. And as usual, he was making the case that Christian churches should align with him on his refugee campaign to bring thousands of middle eastern refugees (he says Christians only, although he openly says he'd like to bring in muslims if he could only tell the good ones from the bad ones). And in the course of his speech he expressed frustration with...
  • Egypt says 12 Mexican tourists killed by security forces in accidental shooting

    09/14/2015 4:32:41 AM PDT · by SkyPilot · 18 replies
    Fox News and AP ^ | 14 Sep 15 | AP Staff
    <p>At least 12 people were killed and 10 injured in Egypt's southwestern desert Sunday when security forces mistakenly fired on a group of Mexican tourists, Egyptian officials said.</p> <p>The Mexican Foreign Ministry confirmed the incident and said at least two of the dead were Mexican nationals. It said in a statement that the victims were still being identified, and Foreign Ministry personnel were working with the families of the victims.</p>
  • Iran Says Finds Unexpectedly High Uranium Reserve

    09/12/2015 5:02:20 AM PDT · by edpc · 60 replies
    Reuters via Yahoo News ^ | 12 Sept 2015 | Reuters
    DUBAI (Reuters) - Iran has discovered an unexpectedly high reserve of uranium and will soon begin extracting the radioactive element at a new mine, the head of Iran's Atomic Energy Organization said on Saturday.
  • September 11, 2001: What did we learn?

    09/11/2015 6:44:33 AM PDT · by Pontiac · 66 replies
    Me | Pontiac
    On September 11, 2001 nine Muslim fundamentalist boarded four commercial aircraft. These Muslim fundamentalist then proceeded to hijack these aircraft with nothing more than box cutters. Having taken control of the aircraft having murdered the flight crew these Muslim fundamentalist went on to murder nearly 3000 United States citizens and residents. Now 14 years later perhaps it is appropriate to ask; what lessons have we learned from that day? My answer is; not much. Just two days ago our government announced that we, the United States, would take in 'our share' 70,000 or more 'refugees' from the Middle East. Most...
  • Hillary Goes All In on Iran Nuke Deal - A profile in cowardice [speaks of "bending the rules"]

    09/09/2015 10:21:20 PM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 12 replies
    Front Page ^ | September 10, 2015 | Joseph Klein
    In her speech, Clinton predicted that Iran will “test the next president” and “see how far they can bend the rules” of the JCPA agreement. If there is one thing Hillary knows all about, it is how far one can go to the bend the rules. Demonstrating her profile in cowardice, Hillary Clinton waited to explain in detail her support for President Obama's disastrous nuclear deal with Iran until it no longer mattered politically what she said. She held back until Obama had secured enough support from Democrats to sustain a veto of a resolution of disapproval of the deal...
  • Story Begins To Unravel About Drowned Syrian Boy

    09/08/2015 4:11:28 AM PDT · by Timber Rattler · 20 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | September 7, 2015 | Kerry Picket
    Details about the Syrian family of the three-year old boy, who drowned as they made their way to Europe from Turkey on a small dingy, began to emerge recently and some things do not add up. According to The Wall Street Journal, Abdullah Kurdi, the little boy’s father, was living in a relatively safe area in a Turkish town for three years while working on construction sites for 50 Turkish lira (roughly $17) a day. However, Kurdi told a Syrian radio station it was not enough to support himself and his family and he relied on his sister Tima Kurdi,...
  • Sowell: The Past and Future of the Refugee Crisis

    09/07/2015 12:17:13 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 32 replies
    Creators Syndicate ^ | September 8, 2015 | Thomas Sowell
    The refugee crisis in Europe is one of those human tragedies for which there are no real solutions, despite how many shrill voices in the media may denounce those who fail to come up with a solution. Some options may be better than others, but there is nothing that can honestly be called a solution. Nevertheless many countries, including the United States, could do a lot better. The immediate problems are the masses of desperate men, women and children, fleeing from the wars and terrorism of the Middle East, who are flooding into Europe. But the present crisis cannot be...
  • Feldman: Western Civilization: The Final Frontier?

    09/06/2015 11:43:55 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 6 replies
    American Thinker ^ | September 6, 2015 | Clarice Feldman
    Remember the emotional gambits used to sell ObamaCare? I do. I still laugh at the nonsensical stupidity of some of them -- like appealing to our heartstrings with examples like the woman who claimed she’d been forced to wear her dead sister’s dentures. Or Sandra Fluke’s soulful appeal for her coed friends who didn’t have a spare $9 a month for birth control pills. Fall for tales like this in haste. Repent at leisure. The president has just rewritten ObamaCare regulations to now require insurers cover (very expensive) transgender operations. These coverage provisions -- instead of the major medical coverage...
  • IS Destroys Ancient Catholic Monastery in Syria

    08/21/2015 12:17:33 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 13 replies
    MSN News ^ | 8/21
    Islamic State militants have destroyed an ancient monastery in the central Syrian province of Homs, according to a monitor and pictures published by the jihadist group. "The Islamic State group yesterday used bulldozers to destroy the Mar Elian monastery in Al-Qaryatain, in Homs province," said Syrian Observatory for Human Rights director Rami Abdel Rahman. He said the militants demolished the Syriac Catholic monastery "on the pretext that it was used for worshipping others than God."
  • Hey THE Donald, Ask Jeb What He'll Do to Help Middle-Eastern Christians

    08/20/2015 5:34:00 PM PDT · by CharlesOConnell · 8 replies
    Twitter | 8/20/2015 | Charles O'Connell
     We wouldn't have to be talking about Middle-Eastern de-Christianization if Bush-43 hadn't had a personal messianic vision of democratizing the region. Can't Jeb Bush be asked what he intends to do to help Christians? @realDonaldTrump you could really help MiddleEastern Christians if you'd ask Jeb Bush what he will do to help them, since it's all W's fault
  • Why, Jimmuh? Why?

    08/20/2015 12:46:10 PM PDT · by ru4liberty · 37 replies
    8-20-15 | Self
    President Carter, I’m truly sorry you are having such terrible health challenges at the end of your life. I have watched my husband die from melanoma and my uncle die from liver cancer. It’s certainly no walk in the park. I thought it was brave of you to call a press conference today and speak boldly and honestly about your condition and prognosis. You handled yourself so well in discussing the things that are likely going to be ending your life. Compassion toward you and your family for the road ahead filled my heart. And then came the following exchange:...
  • As Multiple White House Lies About the Iran Deal Emerge,

    08/11/2015 5:11:17 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 10 replies
    Rush ^ | August 11, 2015 | Rush Limbaugh
    RUSH; Big news from the Middle East about the Iran deal. It turns out that we were negotiating with the Iranians before Kerry was secretary of state. We were negotiating with the Iranians before the election of the "moderate" Rouhani. We were negotiating an Iranian nuke deal with Mahmoud Ahmadinejad when nobody knew what was happening. The Regime was telling us that they couldn't do anything 'cause Ahmadinejad was such a radical extremist goofball. We had to wait for a "moderate" to win, which was Rouhani, and after he did, that's when we got serious. It turns out none of...
  • Clinton adviser on Israel [Sandy Berger] had commercial ties to Middle East

    08/08/2015 11:51:13 PM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 14 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | August 8, 2016 | Sarah Westwood
    A controversial Clinton adviser who faced penalties for conflicts of interests under President Bill Clinton was still assisting Hillary Clinton as secretary of state, despite the fact that his consulting firm was engaged in commercial activities in countries where she worked, emails show. Sandy Berger, who gained notoriety when he stole classified documents from the National Archives prior to testimony before the 9/11 Commission, had Hillary Clinton's personal email address and emailed her about Israel, Pakistan and terrorism in 2009. Berger's consulting firm, the Albright Stonebridge Group, has engaged in business in more than 100 countries around the world, according...
  • Do "Women's Rights" and "Black Lives" Matter in the Middle East and Africa?

    08/08/2015 11:30:32 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 10 replies ^ | August 8, 2015 | Jack Kerwick
    Feminists and other “progressives” in America cry oppression at the mere suggestion that taxpayers shouldn’t be made to subsidize abortion services. Black (and non-black) American activists scream that “Black Lives Matter” whenever a black criminal suspect dies in an altercation with police. In the meantime, there is scarcely a peep from either of these sectors when it comes to the unrelenting brutality suffered by women and black Africans in places under the thumb of the Islamic State. When I noted this selective outrage to a left-leaning colleague of mine, he responded that the one issue didn’t have anything to do...
  • Obama's Enemies List

    08/08/2015 5:17:18 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 24 replies ^ | August 7, 2015 | Caroline Glick
    In President Barack Obama’s defense of his nuclear deal with Iran Wednesday, he said there are only two types of people who will oppose his deal – Republican partisans and Israel- firsters – that is, traitors. At American University, Obama castigated Republican lawmakers as the moral equivalent of Iranian jihadists saying, “Those [Iranian] hard-liners chanting ‘Death to America’ who have been most opposed to the deal... are making common cause with the Republican Caucus.” He then turned his attention to Israel. Obama explained that whether or not you believe the deal endangers Israel boils down to whom you trust more...
  • Obama v. Bibi -- Fight to the Finish (Barf?)

    08/07/2015 7:13:03 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 30 replies ^ | August 7, 2015 | Pat Buchanan
    In his desperation to sink the Iran nuclear deal, Bibi Netanyahu is taking a hellish gamble. Israel depends upon the United States for $3 billion a year in military aid and diplomatic cover in forums where she is often treated like a pariah state. Israel has also been the beneficiary of almost all the U.S. vetoes in the Security Council. America is indispensable to Israel. The reverse is not true. Yet, without telling the White House, Bibi had his U.S. ambassador arrange for him to address a joint session of Congress in March -- to rip up the president's Iran...
  • ISIS executes 19 girls for refusing to have sex with fighters

    08/06/2015 6:25:15 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 28 replies
    The Daily Mail ^ | August 6, 2016 | Jay Akbar
    ISIS executes 19 girls for refusing to have sex with fighters as UN envoy reveals how sex slaves are 'peddled like barrels of petrol' [SNIP] ISIS'S DESPICABLE 'PRICE LIST' FOR YAZIDI AND CHRISTIAN SLAVES A translated version of the document (left) was shared online by humanitarian and peace prize winner Dr Widad Akrawi, and reads as follows: We have received news that the demand in Women and Cattle market has sharply decreased and that will affect Islamic State revenues as well as the funding of mujahideen in the battlefield, therefore we have made some changes. Below are the prices for...
  • Scorching ‘heat dome’ over Middle East sees temperatures soar to 165°F in Iran

    08/01/2015 10:01:51 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 49 replies
    Daily Telegraph (UK) ^ | 4:37PM BST 01 Aug 2015 | James Rothwell
    Iran is buckling under the pressure of a massive heatwave passing across the Middle East, with temperatures soaring to nearly 70°C. Scorching heat levels of 50°C have already paralyzed nearby Iraq, where officials were forced to call a four-day public holiday because it was too hot to work. But the word “hot” has taken on an entirely new meaning in Iran’s city of Bandar Mahshahr, where it was claimed that the city’s heat index, or “feels-like temperature”, was among the highest ever recorded. The heat index was recorded by a group of astonished weather experts, who predict the country could...
  • Knights of Columbus Unveil New Campaign to Aid Middle-East Christians

    07/29/2015 2:40:18 PM PDT · by NYer · 23 replies
    NC Register ^ | July 29, 2015
    NEW HAVEN, Conn. — As Christians continue to face unprecedented persecution — especially in the Middle East — the Knights of Columbus have announced a new campaign to send humanitarian aid and raise awareness about their plight. “Pope Francis has urged the international community to take action to help Christians in the Middle East, and as an organization that has long supported victims of religious persecution, the Knights of Columbus is responding by asking our own members, and the public at large, to help us save the lives of people who are being persecuted simply because of their Christian faith,”...
  • Israel’s future in the World of Obama

    07/28/2015 8:34:31 AM PDT · by Oldpuppymax · 5 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 7/28/15 | John C. Velisek USN (Ret.)
    The Iran nuclear deal as passed last week is a dangerous agreement for the United States and Israel both. Almost as disturbing is the fact that Obama has demonized opponents of this giveaway to the Devil, suggesting the only choice was between the deal and all-out war. At a speech at the VFW Obama made it clear that those who opposed him were warmongers, opposed not to the deal but to peace itself. This is not the first time our President has characterized opposition to his policies in extreme terms. Obama abandons all principles and then blames his detractors in...
  • Unraveling the axis of stupid: How Iran deal sends neocons, exceptionalists and Fox News xenophobes

    07/23/2015 1:27:27 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 53 replies
    Salon ^ | July 22, 2015 | Patrick L. Smith
    Unraveling the axis of stupid: How Iran deal sends neocons, exceptionalists and Fox News xenophobes to dustbin of history Let Know Nothings, Tea Party and Trump crowd rail against the deal. They rail against reality, modernity, history Is there a way to summarize neatly what the document the White House just sent to Congress puts on the table? My candidate is a true delight to write: This signals the beginning of the end of American exceptionalism, however long the final act may drag out. This Iran deal, sealed a week ago, makes me think of those cruises people take up...
  • Jeb Bush vs. Scott Walker: Round 1 of a long brawl

    07/21/2015 12:43:37 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 18 replies
    Politico ^ | July 20, 2015 | Eli Stokols
    Suddenly, the gloves are off between Scott Walker and Jeb Bush. Surprisingly, Bush threw the first punch, sparking a back-and-forth between the two leading Republican candidates in early-state polls, both eager to highlight what they see as the other’s fatal flaw — Bush as the establishment shill and Walker as the foreign policy lightweight. It started during a town hall in Nevada Friday, when Bush took an unprovoked shot at Walker, portraying him as unserious and unsophisticated over a promise he made in his announcement speech last Monday to repeal the nuclear deal with Iran “on the very first day...
  • Archaeologists Find Assyrian Tablets in Turkey, Some About Women's Rights

    07/19/2015 1:05:42 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 20 replies
    Ancient Assyrian tablets, dictating social arrangements including women's rights, dating back to 4,000 years have been excavated in the Central Anatolian province of Kayseri, a local newspaper reported Thursday. Prof. Fikri Kulakoglu of Ankara University told Dogan News Agency that the Kultepe-Kanis-Karum trade colony site where the tablets were unearthed was remarkable. He said the tablets revealed detailed information about the Assyrians, spanning from commercial trade to the nitty-gritty of the local social life. "From women's rights to the adoption of children and marriages arranged at birth, the tablets include all kinds of civilizational and social data from Anatolia 4,000...
  • Pakistani Cardiologist steals $18.2 million from Medicare in just one year

    07/14/2015 8:32:57 AM PDT · by Oldpuppymax · 4 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 7/14/15 | Suzanne Eovaldi
    The corrosive connection between donations to the Democrat political machine and one’s profession comes into glaring focus with the revelation that Pakistani American doctor Asad Qamar gave that party a whopping $450,000 while pulling in the highest total of Medicare reimbursements of any U.S. cardiologist. This man received the highest reimbursement of cardiologists all over the U.S. in Medicare reimbursement money during 2012. His practice, located in four Florida counties, is based in Ocala and raked in $18.2 million in one of Medicare’s largest fraud scandals to date. Whistleblowers started the Doctor’s fall from America’s medical gravy train with legal...
  • Desperately Seeking Diplomatic Defeat

    07/09/2015 9:14:55 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 9 replies ^ | July 8, 2015 | Cliff May
    Imagine if, on September 12, 2001, I had written a column predicting that within less than 15 years, the president of the United States would be offering the world’s leading sponsor of terrorism a path to nuclear weapons and tens of billions of dollars. You’d have thought me a lunatic. But that’s what President Obama means to do. What’s gumming up the works? Every time Secretary of State John Kerry thinks he has found a creative way to cave in to some Iranian demand, the Supreme Leader, Ali Khamenei, comes up with a new “red line.” Just to be clear:...
  • Obama hoping to secure the destruction of Israel

    07/08/2015 8:32:19 AM PDT · by Oldpuppymax · 9 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 7/8/15 | John C. Velisek USN (Ret.)
    Is it in our country’s best interest to demonize the lone democracy and longtime American friend in the Middle East? Is there a logical reason that a group of leftists from Obama’s campaign should travel to Israel for the purpose of causing a Netanyahu loss? With the Muslim-in-Chief in charge, perhaps an attempt to sabotage the election of courageous, pro-Israel leader should be expected. After all, as Obama has lifted Iranian sanctions; assisted the terrorist nation in obtaining nuclear capability; told Samantha Power that the U.S. supports a two state solution that will leave Israel undefendable, it is apparent that...
  • Our Government’s Jihad Against Israel

    06/30/2015 8:49:39 AM PDT · by Oldpuppymax · 3 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 6/30/15 | John C. Velisek USN (Ret.)
    I can think of many ways to describe our relationship with Israel. Bipartisan is not one of them, although that is what Susan Rice–that paragon of veracity and honor–told Charlie Rose. However, because Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu spoke to Congress at the invitation of House Speaker John Boehner, it has become a very partisan affair and, according to Rice, there would be repercussions. On its face this is a laughable statement coming from someone who knows better. Rice’s boss, the White House Mullah Obama, has directed her to denigrate Israel at every opportunity and in every possible way. Obama’s refusal...
  • The Iranian-American Nuclear Project

    06/26/2015 12:25:02 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 6 replies ^ | June 26, 2015 | Caroline Glick
    Under President Barack Obama, the US has implemented policies toward Iran that are catastrophic for Israel specifically, for US Middle East allies more generally and for US national security itself. Consider, first, the known details of the soon-to-be- concluded nuclear deal. In an article published by The New York Times this week, Prof. Alan Kuperman explained that Obama’s central justification for the agreement – that it will lengthen Iran’s breakout time to the bomb from the current two months to 12 months – is a lie. Based on nothing more than the number of centrifuges Iran will be allowed to...
  • France fills the American arms void

    06/25/2015 6:56:53 PM PDT · by sukhoi-30mki · 3 replies
    The Dassault Rafale, France’s premier fighter jet, headlined the International Paris Air Show last week, showing off its state-of-the art maneuvers before a crowd of 300,000 defense industry leaders. While the air show ostensibly exhibited advances in aviation technology, France also brandished the Rafale as the centerpiece of major new diplomatic strides. Through a series of recent sales worth billions, most recently a $12 billion deal with Saudi Arabia announced Wednesday, the Rafale has become the backbone of Paris’s realpolitik economic diplomacy aimed at sustaining its global stature and capitalizing on recent rifts in the United States’ relations with its...
  • Middle Eastern Christian Refugees in Europe Are Bullied, Threatened by Muslim Refugees

    06/23/2015 7:49:22 AM PDT · by Michael van der Galien · 10 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 06-23-2015 | Michael van der Galien
    A Pakistani Christian, who has fled to the Netherlands, has made a video of life in a refugee center and uploaded it to YouTube. The video has received national attention in the Netherlands because the refugee says he’s regularly bullied and threatened by other refugees, most of whom are Muslim. VIDEO He explains: "I am a refugee and live in the refugee center at Gilze en Rijen. There are a lot of Syrian Muslims here who fled the war in their own country. These Muslims have made life impossible for us [red.: for Christian refugees]. I fled from my own...
  • Time to Recognize the Iranian Resistance

    06/12/2015 1:06:54 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 11 replies ^ | June 12, 2015 | Linda Chavez
    With the June 30 deadline for a deal with Iran on halting its nuclear weapons program fast approaching, the Obama administration is playing its usual bait-and-switch game. When talks first began, the administration said its goal was to dismantle Iran's nuclear infrastructure. Now the administration seems willing to accept any deal the Iranians are willing to agree to that might slow Iran's race, even marginally, to build a bomb. In return, U.N. economic sanctions that have crippled the Iranian economy would be lifted. But those sanctions are the one point of leverage we have against one of the most brutal...
  • TRANSCRIPT of Scott Walker on ABC Sunday (highlighting "full blown invasion" BS circulating the web)

    06/08/2015 8:27:19 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 12 replies
    ABC This Week ^ | June 8, 2015 | Jonathan Karl interviews Scott Walker
    [SNIP]......"KARL:Okay,you've been very critical about how the president handled ISIS. Some are out there like Lindsey Graham saying we should send 10,000 U.S. ground troops right now to Iraq to help with this fight. Do you favor that?WALKER:I think we shouldn't rule anything out. It's a big mistake this president has made here and elsewhere about saying how long we would go or how much we would invest.KARL:I'm not talking about ruling it out,I'm saying would you do that,would you send...WALKER:No, I'm not arguing that's the first approach. But I'll tell you three specific things I think we should do...
  • Scott Walker: US combat forces not necessary in Iraq now

    06/07/2015 2:36:28 PM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 9 replies
    The Hill ^ | June 7, 2015 | Rebecca Shabad
    Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) is drawing a contrast with one of his 2016 competitors, arguing that U.S. combat troops are not needed now in Iraq. On ABC News’s “This Week,” Walker was asked whether he would send U.S. combat troops to Iraq now if he were commander in chief. “No, I believe right now we have a capacity to reclaim Iraq with the Iraqi forces that are there as long as we unleash the power that is already there of the American armed forces,” he said in an interview airing Sunday. Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.), who announced his presidential...
  • Geopolitics and historical memory, Japan´s crisis is the world´s as well

    06/06/2015 10:03:33 AM PDT · by Oldpuppymax · 2 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 6/6/15 | Sargis Sangari
    On 23 February 2015 while I was giving a talk at the Anti-Terrorism conference in Tokyo Japan ISIL forces were attacking the 37 Assyrian villages of the Khabour River Valley in Syria. Since that attack the Christian Assyrians have been virtually annihilated from Syria and will probably lose their footprint within those historical villages over the next two years. The following day, I participated in a conference and a talk given by Mr. Michael Yon who spoke about the Comfort Women, which in itself is an information operation campaign, which China has used to influence world opinion about Japan. The...
  • Saudi Arabia says it shot down Scud missile fired from Yemen

    06/06/2015 1:28:26 AM PDT · by SaveFerris · 18 replies
    Yahoo! News ^ | 58 minutes ago - 6/6/2015 | ABDULLAH AL-SHIHRI
    RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Saudi Arabia said it shot down a Scud missile fired by Yemen's Shiite rebels and their allies early Saturday at a Saudi city that is home to a major air base, marking what could be a major escalation in the monthslong war. Two missiles launched from a Patriot missile battery shot down the Scud around 2:45 a.m. Saturday (2345 GMT, 7:45 p.m. EDT Friday) around the southwestern city of Khamis Mushait, the official Saudi Press Agency reported. The agency did not report any casualties in the attack. Khamis Mushait is home to the King Khalid...
  • Obama's Foreign Policy Delusions

    06/05/2015 9:38:29 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 10 replies ^ | June 5, 2015 | David Limbaugh
    President Obama's stunning declaration that the global image of the United States has greatly improved under his administration is another example of his ideology and narcissism's blinding him to his many policy failures. During a White House event with the Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative, he managed to turn the subject to himself, saying, "People don't remember -- when I came into office, the United States in world opinion ranked below China and just barely above Russia. And today, once again, the United States is the most respected country on earth." As evidence, the White House cited a Gallup poll,...
  • Obama secretly backing Muslim Brotherhood

    06/04/2015 11:12:12 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 60 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | June 3, 2015 | Bill Gertz
    President Obama and his administration continue to support the global Islamist militant group known the Muslim Brotherhood. A White House strategy document regards the group as a moderate alternative to more violent Islamist groups like al Qaeda and the Islamic State. The policy of backing the Muslim Brotherhood is outlined in a secret directive called Presidential Study Directive-11, or PSD-11. The directive was produced in 2011 and outlines administration support for political reform in the Middle East and North Africa, according to officials familiar with the classified study. Efforts to force the administration to release the directive or portions of...
  • Is Obama a villain? Or only delusional?

    06/04/2015 6:36:23 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 19 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 06/04/2015 | James Lewis
    President Obama is trying to make nice with Jewish American voters again -- those who haven’t caught on to his multiple betrayals in the Middle East. Israelis -- those who are in touch with reality -- feel betrayed. The Saudis feel betrayed. Egypt feels betrayed. Libya was betrayed worst of all, and believe it or not, before Obama became president even Syria was considered to be friendly to the United States. More than 200,000 dead Syrian Muslims, Christians and Kurds later, Obama may still smile and smile, but the Arab world and the saner half of Israel keep wondering if...
  • Secularists vs. Suicide Bombers

    05/29/2015 6:32:00 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 2 replies ^ | May 29, 2015 | Pat Buchanan
    "What apparently happened was that the Iraqi forces just showed no will to fight. ... We can give them training, we can give them equipment; we obviously can't give them the will to fight." Thus did Defense Secretary Ash Carter identify the root cause of the rout of the Iraqi army in Ramadi. Disgusted U.S. military officers say the 1,000 ISIS fighters who overran Ramadi were outnumbered by the defenders 10 to 1. Why did the Iraqi army run? And what motivated the fighters of ISIS to attack a city whose defenders so vastly outnumbered them? According to battle reports,...
  • Quoting PJM, Mark Levin Slams Obama For Ignoring Shocking Rise In U.S. Terror Arrests

    05/28/2015 2:49:00 PM PDT · by Michael van der Galien · 5 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 05-28-2015 | Michael van der Galien
    On Wednesday, PJ Media’s Patrick Poole wrote a breakthrough report about the shocking rise in domestic terror arrests this year. As he explained, 40 (wannabe) terrorists have been arrested in the first five months of 2015 alone. Later in the day, Poole had to update that to 41 as news broke of the arrest of Asher Abid Khan. How steep has the rise in terror activity been this year? Writes Poole: ”At the current pace, by the end of June — halfway through 2015 — the number of cases will exceed the number from the past two years combined (48).”...