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Yadlin: Iranian nuclear program crossed ‘red line’

Photo: The Jerusalem Post / Yaakov Katz Former military intelligence head: Tehran needs to make decision about nuclear program following Iranian presidential elections. Iran crossed the red line Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu set in his speech at the UN in September, former military intelligence head Amos Yadlin said on Tuesday. “By the summer, Iran will be a month or two… Read more →

Car bomb explodes outside French embassy in Tripoli

Tripoli, Libya (CNN) – A car bomb exploded just outside the French embassy in Tripoli early Tuesday morning, injuring two French security guards and a local girl, officials said. The blast was so powerful it blew the front wall off the embassy. Windows of nearby buildings in this upscale, largely residential neighborhood were also blown out. Deputy Prime Minister Awad Barasi… Read more →

Bloomberg Says Interpretation of Constitution Will ‘Have to Change’ After Boston Bombing

Photo: Wikipedia. In the wake of the Boston Marathon bombings, Mayor Michael Bloomberg said Monday the country’s interpretation of the Constitution will “have to change” to allow for greater security to stave off future attacks. “The people who are worried about privacy have a legitimate worry,” Mr. Bloomberg said during a press conference in Midtown. “But we live in a… Read more →

In New Mexico desert, drone pilots learn the new art of war

Photo Credit: REUTERS/U.S. Air Force/Tech. Sgt. Effrain Lopez/Handout (Reuters) – The tide of war may be receding, as President Barack Obama is fond of saying, but U.S. military demand for unmanned drones and their remote pilots is growing. Here in the New Mexico desert, the U.S. Air Force has ramped up training of drone operators – even as the nation increasingly debates their… Read more →

Independent Scotland ‘would have control over rest of UK economy’

Mr Osborne said an independent Scotland would be forced to adopt new currency arrangements that would be a “very deep dive into uncharted waters”. He said the people of the rest of the UK would be unwilling to grant a Scottish government a veto over its monetary policy, as the proposed currency union would entail. Launching a new report from… Read more →

Syria has used chemical weapons, Israeli military says

A senior Israeli military official has said Syrian forces have used chemical weapons against rebels several times. Brig Gen Itai Brun said military intelligence believed the nerve agent sarin had probably been used “in a number of incidents”. Syria’s government and rebels have accused each other of using chemical weapons. A UN team is trying to enter Syria to investigate…. Read more →

Captured Mali rebel strongholds give clues to operation

French and African forces have driven rebels out of their strongholds in northern Mali. But what Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb left behind may prove to be valuable. Equipment such as artillery, explosive devices, and even posters carrying their logo act as clues to their operations. Al Jazeera’s Mohamed Vall reports from a former rebel stronghold in Aguelhok.

North Carolina Sheriff: Drug Cartels Are In My Country

Photo: Breitbart In speaking out against the bipartisan “Gang of Eight” immigration bill at a Capitol Hill press conference on Thursday, Sheriff Sam Page of Rockingham County, North Carolina said Mexican drug cartels are active in his county despite its geographical distance from the border. “In the United States, our borders are not secure,” Page, also a member of the… Read more →