US Removes Domestic Terror Groups From Counter-Extremism Program By
The revised program omits funds for several groups focused on U.S.-based extremism, such as Life After Hate, which tries to steer young people away from far-right extremism.
Pakistan: We Won’t Tolerate Drone Strikes On Our Soil By
The announcement came after news that the Trump Administration is looking to take a “hard line” toward Pakistan, including launching a new drone campaign.
South Korea: US Was Only Supposed To Install One Missile Defense Launcher This Year By
Shortly after his election, South Korea's president announced that he’d learned the US had sent four additional un-approved launchers to the site.
US & Russia Inch Toward Hot War In Syria By
With the US having already directly targeted Syria’s military once, another move against them especially would risk provoking a Russian reaction, which could quickly spiral out of control.
Germany Threatens Retaliation If US Sanctions Harm German Companies By
Merkel’s spokesman insisted it was “peculiar” that the US Senate would try to punish Russia for allegations of election interference by imposing sanctions that mostly threatened European companies.
Days After Trump Dubs Them Terror Sponsor, US Signs $12Bn Weapons Deal With Qatar By
The weapon transfer comes just weeks after President Donald Trump signed a deal with Saudi Arabia for almost $110bn in US arms.
Study: US Only Admits To One In Five Deadly Drone Strikes By
That the US has been deliberately evasive about its drone program is hardly news, but this appears to be the first study aimed at specifically figuring exactly how many lethal drone strikes have been officially acknowledged.
Israeli Defense Minister: al-Jazeera Is Nazi, Soviet-Style Propaganda By
Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman has the called the diplomatic conflict between Qatar and Saudi Arabia, a potential “opportunity” for Israel.
Israel, Saudi Arabia & UAE Lobby Congress For Anti-Qatar Legislation By
A new bill targeting Qatar is being sponsored by a number of lawmakers who have received substantial donations from pro-Israel lobbyists and donations from pro-Saudi lobbyists.