Foreign Affairs
Egypt Bombing Kills 11 Police Officers
Egypt Bombing Kills 11 Police Officers
An al-Qaida-inspired group called Ansar Beit al-Maqdis has claimed responsibility for a series of explosions and suicide attacks over the past year, mostly targeting police officers and soldiers. The group claimed its attacks were revenge for the crackdown.
US Bombs Somalia In Drone Attack
US Bombs Somalia In Drone Attack
Pentagon admits US airstrikes took place, but says details on operations will only be released to public "as and when appropriate".
This Map Shows Which Countries Prefer China To The US
This Map Shows Which Countries Prefer China To The US
The Middle East is a much bigger fan of China. The US wins Europe. And Argentina can't make up its mind.
NSA Docs Reveal US Hand In Tracking And Killing Kurdish Separatists
NSA Docs Reveal US Hand In Tracking And Killing Kurdish Separatists
Turkish government is 'both partner and target' for US spying, Der Spiegel and Intercept jointly report.
Obama Informs Congress Of Iraq Airstrikes Under War Powers Act
NATO’s “Military Hysteria” Undermines Hope For Peace In Ukraine, Says Russia
NATO’s “Military Hysteria” Undermines Hope For Peace In Ukraine, Says Russia
A threatening push to expand military force eastward, say Russian officials, is making settlement in eastern Ukraine more difficult.
Ruling On Hong Kong Election Brings The City Closer To A Mass Occupation
Ruling On Hong Kong Election Brings The City Closer To A Mass Occupation
In setting tight limits on how far electoral reforms can go in Hong Kong, Beijing issued its firmest reminder yet that it's still in charge despite the substantial autonomy it promised the city after taking control from Britain in 1997.
Turkey Has Stepped In To Help Gazans Where Arab Countries Didn’t
Turkey Has Stepped In To Help Gazans Where Arab Countries Didn’t
Turkey has stepped in to help Gazans where Arab countries didn't.
Closing Time At Afghanistan’s Kandahar Airfield
Closing Time At Afghanistan’s Kandahar Airfield
As American troops come home, Western fast food shops and local businesses are leaving too.
Will Ukraine Bid To Join NATO Unleash 21st Century Cold War?
Will Ukraine Bid To Join NATO Unleash 21st Century Cold War?
Experts warn that if US and Europe continue to expand NATO's reach without recognizing destructive consequences, crisis in eastern Ukraine risks serious escalation.
EU-US Trade Deal Lets Corporate Interests Steamroll Food Safety, Groups Warn
EU-US Trade Deal Lets Corporate Interests Steamroll Food Safety, Groups Warn
In letter to EU Trade Commissioner, groups write that leaked TTIP chapter shows 'agribusinesses in the driving seat' at expense of fair, safe food.
What About Jordan?
What About Jordan?
With a civil war to the north, the Islamic State to the east, and Israel and Gaza to the west, how long can Jordan maintain stability?
Rendition Victims Urge Obama To Declassify Senate Torture Report
Rendition Victims Urge Obama To Declassify Senate Torture Report
'You must now take responsibility for telling the world — and more importantly the American people — the whole truth about rendition and American torture.'
War Without Reason: Mark Perry On The Futility Of The Assault On Gaza
War Without Reason: Mark Perry On The Futility Of The Assault On Gaza
MintPress talks to author Mark Perry about Israel’s shifting goals in its most recent actions against Gaza and the amount of artillery it used in the area during one especially devastating assault.
Obama: We Don’t Have A Strategy For Iraq-Syria War Yet
Obama: We Don’t Have A Strategy For Iraq-Syria War Yet
Obama is sending Kerry to assemble a coalition for conflict.
Latest Slain American ISIS The Third From Single Minnesota High School
Latest Slain American ISIS The Third From Single Minnesota High School
Reports: At least 15 Somali-Americans from Twin Cities in ISIS Now.
Police Treated British Rape Victims Like ‘Stupid, Naughty’ Girls
Police Treated British Rape Victims Like ‘Stupid, Naughty’ Girls
A sex abuse investigation in Britain raises difficult questions of race and child protection.
NATO Claims Satellite Images Show Russian Units In Ukraine
NATO Claims Satellite Images Show Russian Units In Ukraine
Russia refutes charges as hard-to-verify accusations and denials by officials on all sides make assessment of facts in Ukraine difficult.
Modeling CIA Torture, ISIS Waterboarded Those It Captured: Report
Modeling CIA Torture, ISIS Waterboarded Those It Captured: Report
Sources quoted by the Washinton Post say ISIS "knew exactly how it was done" as it employed brutal techniques also approved by Bush administration
Between Deadlines And Deadlocks, Life Goes On In Pakistan
Between Deadlines And Deadlocks, Life Goes On In Pakistan
Protesters calling for Prime Minister Sharif to step down and for an investigation into alleged election fraud continue their sit-in despite two weeks of severe weather and leaders whose credibility may be slipping.
In Expanding War To Syria, US Could Attack Assad Too
In Expanding War To Syria, US Could Attack Assad Too
Unwilling to cooperate with Syrian president Bashar al-Assad, The US could just bomb everyone.
VIDEO: Iraqis Unite To Help Those Displaced By The Islamic State
VIDEO: Iraqis Unite To Help Those Displaced By The Islamic State
“This is what the Quran has taught us, to help anyone that is in need, regardless of their religion. This is real Islam,” a sheikh in Najaf, Iraq, tells MintPress.