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Iran ready to play constructive role in Geneva talks

Source: Politics Balla | Dec 22 2013, 8:46pm CST | by IANS

Tehran, Dec 23 (IANS) Iran has expressed its readiness to play a "constructive" role in upcoming Geneva II conference on Syria if it is invited.
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U.S. gives billions to child-beheading 'freedom fighters'

Oct 24 2014 6:35pm CDT | Source: WND

It’s hard to tell the good guys from the bad guys anymore. You’ve seen it in the news. It has shocked and horrified the civilized world. Christians and Yazidis, by the thousands, are fleeing for their lives in Iraq, Syria and elsewhere as devout followers of the “prophet” Muhammad, aka, the “Islamic State,” continue to brutally slaughter these “infidels” on the run, even torturing, dismembering and ...
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Washington, Oct 25 (IANS) The US special envoy for six- party talks will travel to South Korea, China and Japan next week to discuss policy toward Pyongyang, the State Department announced Friday. | by IANS
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Lusaka, Oct 25 (IANS) Zambia's Foreign Affairs Minister Harry Kalaba has said the country's new foreign policy will focus on economic diplomacy and not political cooperation. | by IANS
Sinai blast toll in Egypt reaches 30
Cairo, Oct 25 (IANS) The soldiers' death toll has risen to 30 in the car bomb blast that targeted a security checkpoint in Egypt's North Sinai province Friday, with 28 injured, a security source said. | by IANS

Obama 'curse'? Dems cut and run from president

Oct 24 2014 5:04pm CDT | Source: WND

WASHINGTON – The conventional wisdom espoused by the mainstream media is Democrats polling poorly in this year’s midterm elections are distancing themselves from President Obama, a sentiment captured vividly in an editorial in the Los Angeles Times Thursday describing how, “Democratic candidates are racing away from Obama like Wile E. Coyote running from a lighted stick of dynamite.” In fact, a closer look reveals, rather than running away f ...
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The Draft: Missing in the Inadequate Debate Over the Ongoing Wars in Iraq and Afghanistan

Oct 24 2014 3:54pm CDT | Source: Politics - The Huffington Post

Conspicuously absent from the minimal public debate over our ongoing wars in Iraq and Afghanistan is the taboo subject of reinstating the draft in this country. As the U.S. extends its military presence in Afghanistan for another ten years, increases military forces in Iraq as "advisers and trainers," and expands airstrikes in Iraq and Syria, we can anticipate more casualties on an indefinite basis in an expanded war zone. Remarkabl ...
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Turkey's 'Road to Damascus' Moment

Oct 24 2014 3:17pm CDT | Source: Politics - The Huffington Post

The ongoing fighting in and around the Syrian town of Kobani nestled along the border with Turkey has captured the world's attention. With the assistance of U.S. air support, the Syrian Kurdish fighters have beaten back concerted attacks from the forces of the Islamic State. Now that Turkey has agreed to open up its borders so reinforcements can be deployed from Iraqi Kurdistan, there is hope that Kobani can hold, and, in doing so, deal the Islamic State a rare defeat. T ...
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Should the US Get More Involved in the Middle East?

Oct 24 2014 2:46pm CDT | Source: Politics - The Huffington Post

Earlier this month, the U.K. newspaper the Telegraph published an article voicing how Americans feel about the Middle East: "worried, but more than anything, frustrated and confused." Sounds about right. Americans find themselves torn between action and inaction, not knowing what to think. Following the gruesome takeover of Islamist terrorist group ISIS -- complete with crucifixions and beheadings -- the natu ...
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The fine art of underselling Palestinian terrorism

Oct 24 2014 2:41pm CDT | Source: Big Government

What do you call it when a Palestinian terrorist drives his car into a throng of civilians at a train station in Jerusalem, killing a three-month-old girl with American citizenship?  If you're the U.S. consulate in Jerusalem, you put out a memo to your employees referring to it as a "traffic incident." "Consulate officials said the statement had not intended to downplay the severity of the incident, and that its authors wanted to foc ...
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ISIS 'School of Jihad' Teaches Torture, Beheading, Gunmanship to Children

Oct 24 2014 2:34pm CDT | Source: Big Government

Official Islamic State media entities have been promoting a video titled “School of Jihad,” which shows children, some younger than ten, being taught how to behead and torture "infidels" and learning how to properly handle automatic rifles. "Cubs" of the Islamic State giving the one-finger salute after graduating from the "School of Jihad" One of several official media wings of the Islamic State reportedly produced the jihad ...
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