On its website Tuesday, ABC News posted a story titled, “Common Misunderstandings About Muslims,” which did its level best to carry water for the radical Islamist, and Jihadist, movement in America, going so far as to cite America’s most notorious radical front group, the Hamas-linked Council [...]
The Danish cartoon controversy has had a murderous epilogue. Since Kurt Westergaard acquired dubious fame because of his cartoon drawings depicting the Prophet Muhammad and began receiving death threats, he has been forced to live in hiding and under police protection. By Manfred Ertel in Copenhagen more…
The former West Germany’s most-secret place â€” an underground bunker designed to shelter the government in case of nuclear war â€” officially opened Thursday in its new incarnation as a Cold War museum.
The bunker complex, which includes a maze of more than 10 miles of tunnel, is tucked into the rolling hills west of [...]
An Israeli minister gave warning today that the army may unleash a â€œholocaustâ€ on the Gaza Strip if Islamists there do not end their daily barrages of home-made Qassam rockets and their increasing use of Iranian-built Grad missiles.
“The more Qassam fire intensifies and the rockets reach a longer range, they will bring upon themselves [...]
The Foreign Ministry pointed the finger at Tehran. â€œThe Grad rockets fired today were apparently smuggled into Gaza from Iran via Egypt through tunnels and the breached Rafah border fence,â€ the dispatch stated. â€œIsrael has repeatedly warned neighboring states and the international community about the arms buildup taking place in Hamas-controlled Gaza. Todayâ€™s attacks constitute [...]
Russian President Vladimir Putin’s favored successor, Dmitry Medvedev, has the support of more than 70 percent of voters and is almost certain to win Sunday’s presidential election.
Following is a timeline of highlights of the Putin presidency:
Vladimir Putin: Russia’s New Dictatorship
By examining the five greatest “myths” of Russian energy, this article challenges some of the key assumptions underlying Western policy towards Russia. It reveals the limits of the prevalent argumentative lines on Russian energy, and offers an alternative explanation for some recent Russian policy choices. Finally, it draws some conclusions on foreign policy implications for [...]
With American officials working to close a deal on a missile defense system in Europe, the head of the U.S. program warned Thursday that Iran was within two or three years of producing a missile that could reach most European capitals.
“They’re already flying missiles that exceed what they would need in a fight with [...]
U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gates’ visit to Asia this week was aimed at deepening strategic ties with regional leaders and showing that Washington remained engaged, but China’s explosive rise was never far from the surface.
Gates visited three large democracies — Australia, Indonesia and India – all U.S. allies, and offered to help each build [...]
The Reichstag fire in Germany was the beginning of a plan to seize political power, and the beginning of Nazi fascism. Apparently, Putin learned a lesson from this episode in history. The articles below examine whether Putin executed his own Reichstag fire with staged bombings.
Back to the future… Russia, a totalitarian regime picking off [...]