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Benghazi: Gun-running, Murder, Terrorists, Cover-Ups

Gun-running, murder, smuggling, conspiracies, and coverups. The Benghazi story is one that will not go away. Nor should it. The mishandling and incompetence, or worse, the purposeful involvement of the US government in Libya with known terrorist organizations, has been

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Posted in Middle East, US

US and Canada Will Not Ratify UN Telecom Treaty

The United States said Thursday that they will not ratify a United Nations telecommunications treaty after raising concerns that it would disrupt the current governance structure of the Internet and open the door for online censorship. The U.K. and Canada

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Defying US, 29 Rebel Groups in Syria Swear Allegiance to al Nusrah

Our readers have already known for some time that al Qaeda has been actively engaged in leading the opposition in Syria, something the State Department is apparently just finding out. But in naming al Qaeda in Iraq’s own spin-off, al

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Posted in Headline, Middle East, US

Syria ‘Rebel’ Groups Embrace AQ’s al Nusra

This is a photo of Syrian opposition soldiers carrying AK-47s.  Please notice the “victory” signs that they make with their hands. Observe that three different signs are given:  The one with the two fingers in a V with the fingers

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Posted in Flashpoint, Middle East

Swiss Intel Agency Warns US, UK about Huge Data Breach

Secret information on US and British counter-terrorism strategy may have been stolen and sold to foreign governments by an employee of Nachrichtendienst des Bundes (NDB), Switzerland’s intelligence service. While it is common for the US, UK and some members of

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Posted in Economy, World

Who Said the Muslim Brotherhood Would Bring Democracy?

Reviewing several dispatches from the past couple of days, the latest news out of Egypt is that Egyptian “President” Mohammed Morsi “is not backing down in the showdown over decrees granting him near-absolute powers,” that “clashes between the two camps

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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

UN Human Rights Council Calls for Boycott of US Companies

The Washington Free Beacon has obtained a report soon to be released by the United Nations that calls for an international campaign of legal attacks and economic warfare on a group of American companies that do business in Israel, including

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The “Arab Spring” Spreading to Jordan

The Arab Spring is on the move again. Even as Syria continues its conflagration in a brutal war that has claimed nearly 30,000 lives, indications of a new, brewing conflict in the neighborhood should raise alarms, as the Muslim Brotherhood

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Posted in Middle East

In Their Own Words: Observations from Pakistan

The recent tragic events surrounding the profane and provocative video insulting Islam’s Prophet (PBUH) have again revived tensions between the Islamic world and America and revealed the wide cultural and political gulf between them. This gulf was evident from the

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Posted in US, World