How serious a threat does flooding pose? Flash floods can bring walls of water from 10 to 20 feet high, a car can be carried away by just two feet of flood water and just a few inches of water from a flood can cause thousands of dollars in damages.
That Barack Obama and more than a few of his accomplices lied to the world about what transpired in Benghazi on Sept. 11, 2011 is now a matter of record. They lost the ability to credibly claim ignorance following their multiple narrative changes in the wake of the murders.
Last week it was reported that Saudi Arabia decided to make a “major shift” away from its 80 years of close cooperation with the United States. The Saudi leadership is angry that the Obama Administration did not attack Syria last month, and that it has not delivered heavy weapons to the Syrian rebels fighting to […]
Negotiating the level and amount of uranium enrichment going forward is fine, but giving up even some of the enriched uranium Iran has already stockpiled is out of the question, Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araqchi said ahead of six-party talks in Geneva, Switzerland, aimed at finding a diplomatic solution to Iran’s contentious nuclear program.
Nearly half the rebels fighting to topple the Iranian-backed Syrian regime of President Bashar Assad are either diehard al-Qaida jihadists or hardline Islamists primarily focused on setting up a strict Islamic state, a report by the defense consultancy IHS Jane’s says.
Not quite two weeks ago, a group of Islamofascists attacked the town of Maaloula, Syria. The attack didn’t garner all that much attention, primarily because it was drowned out by the roar of President Barack Obama getting sacked in his own diplomatic end zone by Russian President Vladimir Putin.
Senator Rand Paul (R-Ky.) authored a guest column for Time magazine Wednesday, forcefully arguing against President Barack Obama’s newfound love of interventionist Mideast policy, saying “America should only go to war to win.”
With international support crumbling, a war-weary public rebelling and Congressional support apparently limited to a few neocon warmongers, Barack Obama deferred to Congress on a possible military strike on Syria.
Questions about the United States’ aid to Egypt have intensified in the wake of last month’s military coup. More than 1,000 Egyptians have been killed in the last week, most apparently supporters of ousted president Mohamed Morsi. A few members of Congress have called for cutting off aid to Egypt, which the White House says is under review. ProPublica breaks down where the money actually goes.
A majority in the U.S. Senate has told President Barack Obama not to do it. There’s no doubt that an overwhelming majority of Americans would oppose it — if the media ever told them about it. Nonetheless, this past Monday, Secretary of State John Kerry said that Obama will sign a controversial gun-control treaty promulgated by the United Nations.