Foreign Affairs
Photo Essay: Washington D.C. Honors The Child Victims Of The Taliban
On Wednesday, Dec 17, a vigil was organized at Dupont Circle in Washington DC to grieve with and support the Pakistani community, which lost more than 100 children slain by the Taliban in Peshawar, Pakistan on Tuesday.
VIDEO: Syrian Fighters Rescued By The IDF
In August, al Nusra Front jihadists took control of Syria’s side of the border crossing with Israel and kidnapped over 40 United Nations peacekeepers — who have since been released. But al Nusra Front, an al Qaeda-affiliate, isn’t Israel’s only threat from Syria. President Bashar al-Assad’s military, in a possible effort to bait Israel into its civil war to shore up Arab sympathies, has been lobbing mortars across the border. Just a few weeks ago, the Israeli military shot down a Syrian
Israel Detains Palestinian Student, Child As House Demolitions Continue
Unrest has gripped Jerusalem and the West Bank on an almost daily basis for the past five months, flaring up after a group of Zionist settlers kidnapped and burned a young Palestinian to death because of his ethnicity, and worsened by the deadly Israeli assault on the Gaza Strip in July and August.
VIDEO: MintPress Gathers Around The Campfire With Female Guerrillas Fighting ISIS
“A woman has every right to protect her rights and her people. This is an honor for us to fight for our country,” one guerrilla fighter says, explaining that while the concept of female fighters may seem “weird” to some, it’s “more than normal.”
In Historic Shift, US To Normalize Relations With Cuba
Wednesday's announcements followed more than a year of secret talks between U.S. and Cuban officials in Canada and the Vatican.
Oops, CIA Abducts & Tortures Wrong Guy
The CIA held El-Masri at the secret prison for four months where he was frequently beaten, kicked, tortured, and smashed into walls among other various forms abuse that he had to endure.
5 Reasons To Question The Official Story Of The Sydney Siege
While the mainstream reports may suggest that Monis is yet another ISIS-style terrorist that finally attempted to rise and meet his destiny by engaging in terrorist attacks in the West, there are a number of problems with the media portrayal of the Sydney Siege.
VIDEO: Why The Guardian Censored One Of Its Top Journalists
Abby Martin interviews investigative journalist, Nafeez Ahmed, about what was not discussed in the torture report and his claims of censorship at the Guardian newspaper, where he used to work.
Despite Warnings Of Future War, Obama To Impose New Sanctions On Russia
Instead of negotiations designed to end crisis over status of Ukraine, White House says president will sign quietly passed bill that critics say will solidify new Cold War.
Video: What Would The Syrian Refugee Crisis Look Like In Manhattan?
If 1.5 million people had to flee the Big Apple, the world would notice.