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Backing MSF, Human Rights Watch Says US Must Consent To War Crimes Probe By
There is “strong” evidence that the U.S. military attack on a Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) hospital in Kunduz, Afghanistan two months ago constituted a criminal act, and should be investigated...
Rights Group Says Disregard For Civilian Life By US And Saudi Arabia ‘Appalling’ By
The United States has been party to numerous apparent war crimes committed by the Saudi-led military coalition in Yemen, yet—along with all nations responsible—is violating international requirements to investigate bombings of homes, schools, and refugee camps, Human...
Kerry: US Will ‘Neutralize’ ISIS Quicker Than It Did Al-Qaeda By
In comments that will only raise new questions about the administration’s view of foreign policy, Secretary of State John Kerry told reporters he believes the US will be able to “neutralize” ISIS much more quickly than it was able to do so with al-Qaeda. “It took...
New Normal: Washington Has To Accept That Iran’s Opinion Matters By
The talks in Vienna marked the first time in recent history that Washington and Tehran were sitting at the same table as equal partners. US leadership seems to have acknowledged that Iran is a force to be reckoned with and its opinion on major issues matters, Stratfor asserted. “Despite...
When Freedom Doesn’t Ring: The US And Israel Are Shining Examples Of International Immorality By
KITCHENER, Ontario — (opinion) For reasons that only show the effectiveness of public relations campaigns, many U.S. citizens view their government as the height of global morality, a beacon of freedom and liberty in an otherwise broken world. They believe, inexplicably,...
Breakthrough? Iran Accepts Invite For Syria Peace Talks With US, Russia By
In what could be a diplomatic breakthrough, Iran on Wednesday accepted an invitation to participate in multilateral Syria peace talks in Vienna, marking the first time the country will engage in such a summit that includes the United States, Russia, and other powers. Foreign...
Russia’s Success In Battling ISIS Has The US Scrambling To Play Catch-up By
The Russian-led counterterrorism operation in Syria is so successful that it is “unnerving” Washington, CCTV reported. As a result, last week US leadership decided to act so as to prevent Iraq from fostering ties with Moscow. The Chinese media outlet believes...
Russia Destroys Most ISIS Heavy Weaponry, U.S. Promptly Airdrops 50-Tons Of Weapons Into Syria By
Reports this week indicated that Islamic State militants were decimated by recent Russian airstrikes, and have lost “most” of their ammunition, heavy vehicles and equipment in the precision strikes, according to the Russian Defense Ministry. An array of Russian bombers...
US Attacks Moscow’s Welcome To Assad By
A spokesman criticised Russia for putting on a “red carpet welcome”. The Syrian leader’s trip on Tuesday came three weeks after Russia began air strikes in Syria against Islamic State militants and other forces. It was Mr Assad’s first overseas trip...
US Plans $1 Billion Annual Hike In Israel Military Aid By
According to reports in the Israeli press, planned talks between Israel and the US on a one-time, multi-billion dollar military aid package in “compensation” for US approval of the Iran nuclear deal remain on hold, with focus on a planned increase in annual military...