The new war the U.S. is waging over Iraq is succeeding. With help on the ground from Kurdish and Iraqi troops, U.S. airstrikes have pushed fighters from the militant group Islamic State of Iraq and Greater Syria (ISIS) away from the Mosul Dam. 327 more words
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American Journalist relieved to be back on American soil.
Recently freed journalist Peter Theo Curtis made a brief statement blocks away from his house. He first thanked everyone who helped him get back to America but asked for time to be alone with his family. 354 more words
As the Obama administration weighs airstrikes against ISIS terrorists in Syria, officials are concerned at the jihadist group’s growing strength, impressive tacticts and “uncanny” discipline. Brian Todd reports on ISIS becoming stronger and more capable. 268 more words
Beyond Sanctions: What’s the West’s Strategy on Russia? Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. Ulrich Speck. August 1, 2014.
Western sanctions against Russia appear to have a fairly narrow, tangible goal: to punish Moscow for supporting pro-Russian rebels in eastern Ukraine. 123 more words