U.S. launches 1st strikes against ISIS in Iraq

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (SYDNEY MORNING HERALD) — A US defence official said American warplanes carried out one air strike on the Islamic State near Baghdad and another near Mount Sinjar, in more…

ISIS at America's southern border?

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NYTIMES) — WASHINGTON — Militants for the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria have traveled to Mexico and are just miles from the United States. They plan to more…

Ex-NATO exec: Better to work with Russia

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [ooyala code="dwcXdhcDpclqU-7CpsdeX8rzuknPJ2ny" player_id="29c9fd42b6564348812f1c7d4ff9252d"] A former NATO executive contends the U.S. should try to work with Russia instead of creating a headwind for the remnant of the fallen Soviet more…

ISIS cash flow relies on Turkey

by F. Michael Maloof -- WASHINGTON -- The cash flow for ISIS appears to depend on Turkey, but international requests for a cutoff probably are going nowhere while the jihadist group keeps control more…

Obama covered Muslim Brotherhood tracks to Benghazi

by -NO AUTHOR- -- Almost immediately following the Benghazi attack, the Obama administration possessed information indicating some Egyptian Muslim Brotherhood participation in the assault, yet the Obama administration kept this critical piece more…

U.N. to dump flood of Muslim refugees on U.S.

by Leo Hohmann -- [caption id="attachment_515273" align="aligncenter" width="596"] Syrian refugees at a protest rally[/caption] Displaced Syrians will likely make up the next big wave of Muslim refugees coming to America. Since the more…

Worries rise as tech takes over on campus

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NYTIMES) — At a New York state elementary school, teachers can use a behavior-monitoring app to compile information on which children have positive attitudes and which act out. more…

School yanks U.S. flag from vehicles on 9/11

by Bob Unruh -- [caption id="attachment_1232705" align="aligncenter" width="550"] Protest at Woodruff High School in Woodruff, S.C.[/caption] A South Carolina high school principal's decision to confiscate American flags from students' vehicles on 9/11 more…

Rush Limbaugh wants to star in new TV show

by Joe Kovacs -- [caption id="attachment_1155265" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Radio host Rush Limbaugh[/caption] With the National Football League getting bad press in recent days in connection with high-profile cases of domestic violence, radio more…