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 →
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 →
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 →
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 →
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 →
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.
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 →
Photo: (AP) BAGA, Nigeria – Fighting between Nigeria’s military and Islamic extremists killed at least 185 people in a fishing community in the nation’s far northeast, officials said Sunday, an attack that saw insurgents fire rocket-propelled grenades and soldiers spray machine-gun fire into neighborhoods filled with civilians. The fighting in Baga began Friday and lasted for hours, sending people fleeing into… Read more →
NPR Correspondent Dina Temple-Raston points out all the reasons that righties love terrorizing Americans in April. #BecauseHitler.
(AFP Photo / Alexander Nemenov) Chechen groups have been held responsible for a number of major terrorist attacks, with militants from Chechnya and neighboring provinces targeting Russian residents since the conflict in the North Caucasus republic began in 1994. The most notorious attack shook the world in 2004, when over 30 Chechen terrorists captured 1,128 people as hostages in Beslan’s… Read more →