Zawahiri urges 'lone-wolf' attacks on U.S.

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (BBC News) The leader of al-Qaeda has issued a message marking the 12th anniversary of the 11 September 2001 attacks. In the audio message, Ayman al-Zawahiri talks of more…

Putin's op-ed differs in Russia

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Minding Russia) Vladimir Putin's much-discussed op-ed piece in The New York Times -- A Plea for Caution on Syria from Russia -- is certainly a piece of work more…

Putin makes Obama look indecisive, weak

by F. Michael Maloof -- Some U.S. officials and media analysts refer to Russian President Vladimir Putin as a “thug,” but now he’s being touted as a “statesman” after deflecting, at least temporarily, more…

Kerry: U.S. may still strike Syria

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNN) -- We have talks about talks on Syria but no answer to the main question: Will the United States launch a military attack? Secretary of State John Kerry more…

Syrian 'rebels' behead Assad supporter

by -NO AUTHOR- -- WARNING: Some of the images contained in this story are graphic in nature and may be disturbing to some viewers (TIME) All wars are vicious, but the civil more…

Egypt acquits alleged killers of 2011 protesters

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Reuters) An Egyptian court on Thursday acquitted all 14 defendants, including policemen, accused of killing 17 protesters during the bloodiest day of a revolt that toppled autocrat Hosni more…