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ANALYSIS: Trump administration unable or unwilling to stop new Syria bloodshed
In the hours since the United Nations Security Council voted Saturday to call for a ceasefire in Syria, the regime of Bashar al-Assad has continued to bomb the same rebel enclave of east Ghouta in the Damascus suburbs where horrific death and destruction caused the U.N. to act in the first place.
President Obama Awards the Medal of Honor to 2 Vietnam Veterans
Hernandez in New York a great day. bought at the White House the double ceremony with President Obama set to bestow the medal of honor on a pair of soldiers for their bravery. In the Vietnam War. Army command sergeant Kenny G Atkins served 22 years in the armed forces and was deployed three times
11 Food Ingredients Banned Outside the U.S. That We Eat
A recently published list of foods banned in countries outside the U.S. has riled the plates of many in the food industry. Last week, Buzzfeed published a list of 8 ingredients banned outside the U.S. that are found in foods in America. The list was derived from the book, Rich Food, Poor Food: The
The Historic 'Napalm Girl' Pulitzer Image Marks Its 40th Anniversary
Forty years ago, June 8, 1972, an Associated Press photographer, Nick Ut, was shooting photos outside of Trang Bang village, South Vietnam, when South Vietnamese planes accidentally dropped napalm bombs on Trang Bang, which had been occupied by North Vietnamese troops. The children from left...
Israeli Officers Reprimanded Over Gaza War
Israel continues to battle what Prime Minister Netanyahu has called the "Goldstone effect" , referring to the UN-sponsored Goldstone Report published last September which accused both Israel and Hamas of war crimes during Israel's military campaign in Gaza launched in December 2008. Today reports
Afghanistan's Young Victims of Chemical Strikes
Life as 8-year-old Razia knew it ended one March morning when a shell her father says was fired by Western troops exploded into their house, enveloping her head and neck in a blazing chemical . Now she spends her days in a U.S. hospital bed at the Bagram airbase, her small fingernails still covered
Allegations of War Crimes
President Obama is moving quickly to revive peace talks between Israel and the Palestinians his special Middle East envoy former senator George Mitchell is gonna to the region tomorrow. It's been a week since the fighting in Gaza ended but both sides are being dogged now by complaints that they
Israel Call U.N. Strike a 'Mistake'
In an interview with the USA today president elect Obama said that after taking office He will immediately appoint a team to address the conflict in the Middle East. There was heavy shelling by the Israelis inside Gaza City today among the buildings hit was the United Nations headquarters. Israeli
Destruction in Gaza
Israeli troops pushed deeper into the most populated areas engaging in some of the fiercest fighting yet. Both sides are now engaging in some unconventional tactics and deceptions. Simon McGregor wood is in Israel tonight. Hamas has left many surprises for Israeli soldiers in Gaza. So many doors
Report: 80 Flights by CIA-Owned Planes in UK
INVESTIGATIONS CIA Planes Twist to Terror Suspects Row As Logs Show 80 CIA Planes Visited UK It has emerged that more than 300 flights operated by the CIA had landed at European airports. ( The Guardian ) E.U. Seeks Details on Secret CIA Jails The European Union cited possible "violations of