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As UN Ambassador, Samantha Power Represents Real Danger to US and Middle East

Samantha Power, President Barack Obama’s choice to fill the position of 28th US Ambassador to the United Nations, has built her reputation as a staunch and vocal advocate for “humanitarian intervention”, particularly where genocide is the likely result of non-intervention.

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Posted in Featured Stories, Middle East, US

AQAP’s Latest Issue of Terrorist “Inspire” Magazine Prepares English-Speaking Jihadis for War with the West

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al Qaeda of the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) has come out with a new “Inspire” magazine. Designed for the English speaking, would-be jihadi, the magazine was inspired and produced by American terrorists Anwar al-Awlaki and Samir Khan, until they were killed

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Editorial and Endorsement: Election 2012: The Choice

When the polls open tomorrow morning, voters will cast their ballots for one of the most important elections in our lifetime. The man who will be elected president will define the shape of America’s future. In order to help our

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Posted in Flashpoint, Headline, US

Rep. King Calls for Investigation of “White House Leaks”

Yesterday, GerardDirect.com published an article entitled, “Obama Signed Secret Order Supporting Rebels, al Qaeda in Syria” (see Home Page) and reported that a secret letter had been signedby Rebels, al Qaeda in Syria”. The article had just appeared on guardian.co.uk.

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Iran Threatens Confrontation at Hormuz; US Navy Says this “Will Not Be Tolerated”

Iran has renewed its threat to close access to the Strait of Hormuz, cutting off some 17% of the world’s oil supply from its market. The US Navy has countered that such a move will not be tolerated. As each

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Why so much talk about the Middle East?

It is clear from the number of articles on the home page that deal with the Middle East, that Gerard Direct considers the nations of that region – Lebanon, Syria, Jordan, Israel, Egypt, and Iran, among others, to be a

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Secret US Drone in Iranian Hands; Why It Should Worry Us (Updated)

Iran’s downing of America’s secret RQ-170 Sentinel stealth drone is only the beginning of the story. How they got it and what they will do with it is likely to close an important technology gap that will put the West

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Posted in Headline, Middle East, US

Arab Spring Ready to Boil Over

The dynamic changes that have taken place in the Middle East over the last year have led to the most volatile and dangerous situation in recent history, one that could be a precursor to a global war. As the final

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Posted in Middle East, Terrorism, World

Syria/Iran Get Prohibited NK Nuke-Tech

UPDATED 11.28.2011:    According to a new report in the German newspaper Die Welt (The World), North Korea has been supplying Syria and Iran with maraging steel, which is used to upgrade missiles and build centrifuges for uranium enrichment. The

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Posted in Terrorism, World

100s of North Koreans in Iran

The presence of hundreds of North Koreans working on Iran’s nuclear weapons program adds another dimension of danger in the growing drama surrounding Iranian ambitions in the Middle East and beyond. An article in Korea Times on Sunday, November 13

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