In 1976, NASA’s space shuttle Enterprise rolled out of the Palmdale manufacturing facilities and was greeted by NASA officials and cast members from the ‘Star Trek’ television series. 158 more words
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In a recent testimony to the House Committee on Homeland Security, National Counterterrorism Center Director Nicholas Rasmussen estimated that over 20,000 fighters from across Europe, North America, or elsewhere in the Arab world had left their homes to join militant groups operating inside Iraq and Syria. 591 more words
French President Hollande congratulates Nigeria on Boko Haram clampdown, “We’ll maintain momentum” – Jonathan
President Francois Hollande of France has sent a congratulatory message to Nigeria for recent successes of its armed forces against Boko Haram. The message was conveyed on his behalf by the French Ambassador to Nigeria, Mr. 341 more words
The Special Committee on Peacekeeping Operations discussed what aspects of peacekeeping should be addressed in the post-2015 agenda.
Kazakhstan stated that the peacekeeping mandate needed to shift from being purely military to include non-military, food, and energy security; the Filipino representative also desired consideration for disease control. 285 more words