American pastor tortured in Iranian prison

by Michael Carl -- Iranian-born American pastor Saeed Abedini is being tortured in an Iranian prison, and is being denied any contact with his family on the outside, according to reports. American more…

Cairo court demands death for filmmakers

by Michael Carl -- An Egyptian court affirmed the death sentences on seven defendants convicted for their part in producing the anti-Islamic film, "The Innocence of Muslims." The seven defendants were named more…

Al-Qaida in North Africa not about to quit

by Michael Carl -- Intelligence reports coming from North Africa say al-Qaida in the Islamic Maghreb, the North Africa affiliate of al-Qaida, is seeking more "Western" targets. Analysts also say the target more…

State's gun violence solution: Run away!

by Michael Carl -- A lawmaker in the "Live Free or Die" state of New Hampshire is proposing a bill that would severely curb the right of self-defense once people leave their more…

U.S. defense now linked to India?

by Michael Carl -- Defense analysts in the United States say the wisest strategic move to pursue in Asia is to grow closer ties to India, because that would provide a check more…

American pastor jailed in Iran now missing

by Michael Carl -- A report coming from Iran today says the location of imprisoned American pastor Saeed Abedini is unknown. American Center for Law and Justice spokesman Gene Kapp said Iranian more…

Jailed Christian ordered back to court

by Michael Carl -- Reports that American Pastor Saeed Abedini will be released from jail in Iran on bail are erroneous, according to a source who says he likely will be in more…