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Netanyahu slams UN’s ‘deafening silence’ in a speech punctuated by his own 40 seconds of silence

Israel's Netanyahu gave the UN the silence treatment.

Special to Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, in a blunt address to the United Nations General Assembly, slammed the world body for its indifference to Iranian threats to destroy Israel. Netanyahu said that the Iran deal “doesn’t make peace […]

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Report: Most of Europe migrant wave aren’t from Syria and many are males of fighting age

Refugees pack a train station in Croatia.

Special to Most of the wave of migrants flooding into Europe are not from Syria and most are males of fighting age, according to recent reports. Of the 213,00 arrivals logged by the European Union in April, May and […]

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WORLD MATTERS: Flood of Refugees exposes America’s fatal flaw: Impatience and democracy

Boat People

Special to By Uwe Siemon-Netto The flood of Middle Eastern refugees into Europe exposes a fatal flaw of the current democratic system in the United States. The defect is the innate inability of the fast-paced American system to bring […]

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Lebanese minister, Pope Francis warn of ISIL infiltration of refugee flood

"They (smugglers) organize groups (of jihadists) and send them out.”

Special to Lebanon’s education minister said that 1 in 50 Syrian refugees attempting to enter Europe may be terrorists sent by Islamic State of Iraq and Levant (ISIL). “You may have, let’s say, two per cent that are radicals,” […]

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Former British defense chief aims to provide leadership he charges the West lacks

Dr. Liam Fox.

Special to by Dr. Jack Caravelli, Geostrategy-Direct The summer months have been relatively quiet in Ukraine but the approach of fall could see a new round of Russian military opportunism and aggression according to former UK Secretary of State […]

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U.S.-UK ‘special relationship’ on the rocks? Socialist who compared U.S. to ISIL seen as Labor Party leader

Jeremy Corbyn

Special to A socialist politician who has compared the U.S. military to Islamic State of Iraq and Levant (ISIL) and seeks closer ties with Vladimir Putin is topping the polls in the race to lead Britain’s Labor Party. Jeremy […]

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Ex-Iran President Rafsanjani’s son begins 10-year jail term

Mehdi Hashemi.

Special to Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty The son of former Iranian President Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani began a 10-year prison term for financial crimes, including embezzlement, and security offenses. Mehdi Hashemi presented himself to Tehran’s Evin prison on […]

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Slaughter in Tunisia spurs British to prioritize counter-terrorism


Special to by Dr. Jack Caravelli, Geostrategy-Direct Stung by the death last month of 30 Britons among 38 murdered while on holiday at a beach resort in Sousse, Tunisia at the hands of Islamic extremists, British Prime Minister David […]

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Iran deal is done, Obama’s legacy is set, money starts to flow, who laughs last?


Special to By John J. Metzler NEW YORK — A rhetorical tsunami followed the signing of the landmark nuclear limitation deal between Iran and six world powers in Vienna. On the one hand President Barack Obama and his tireless […]

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Nuclear agreement with Iran a diplomatic disaster of historic proportion


Special to Sarah N. Stern The Obama administration has entered into a nuclear deal between the P5+1 powers and the Islamic Republic of Iran that is more deplorable than we had even anticipated. The deal threatens the security of […]

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