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US Appeasement of Iran, Cuba, N. Korea Shows Terror Works

Islamist terrorists and governments have learned in recent months that terrorism (especially cyber warfare) works, thanks to the appeasement of the U.S. government and Hollywood. 246 more words

Government

So where might those Syrians be going?

Yesterday we learned that the Obama Administration committed the United States to take 9,000 Syrian (mostly Muslim) refugees  in FY 2015 which is already two months underway, and place them throughout America at some of their 180 cities where federal contractors are waiting to sign them up for social services, give them employment counseling, take care of their health needs and sign the children up for school. 211 more words

Refugee Resettlement Program

Human Rights Day -10 December 2014 - John Kerry Press Statement

Human Rights Day 2014

Press Statement
John Kerry
Secretary of State
Washington, DC
December 10, 2014

Delegates from around the world came together 66 years ago amid the rubble of World War II to sign the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, articulating fundamental civil and political rights of all people, and reminding each of us of our responsibility to respect those rights. 456 more words

International Issues

Here they come! State Department announces that 9,000 Syrians are on the way to the US

Update December 12th:  There are two other news accounts of this story you should see.  First, at Investor’s Business Daily: “US Vetting 9,000 Syrian Refugees To Weed Out Jihadists Before Granting Asylum.”  And, at… 695 more words

Refugee Resettlement Program

Clock Ticks amid Haiti’s Electoral Gridlock - IOL News

Stéphane Dujarric, spokesman for UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, said the UN is making “maximum efforts” to reach an accord but is concerned about the lack of agreement on a framework for elections.“The window of opportunity is fast closing,” he said.US officials have also raised red flags.“The continuing delay in scheduling long-overdue elections is a serious concern,” Thomas Adams, the US State Department’s Haiti Special Coordinator, said during a congressional hearing in Washington last week.Legislative and municipal elections have been held up by a dispute between the government of President Michel Martelly and a group of opposition senators over details of a proposed electoral law.On Tuesday, a presidential commission appointed last week to come up with proposals to break the deadlock recommended the resignation of Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe and his government, as well as the head of the Supreme Court, while calling for a truce between opposing political groups. via | IOL News

Haiti

Iraqis top list of refugees resettled in first 2 months of fiscal year; Texas top resettlement state

Two months of fiscal year 2015 are now behind us and the US State Department and its contractors are off and running with a surprising number of refugees resettled so far. 292 more words

Refugee Resettlement Program

Syria dismisses US accusations as ‘fabricated’

By Press TV
November 27, 2014
Press TV

Syria’s minister of information has dismissed US accusations that Damascus’s airstrikes target civilians.

“The Syrian Arab Army does not target civilians and will not do so,” said Omran al-Zoubi on late Thursday. 99 more words

Crimes Against Humanity