The caliphate cracks

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (The Economist) When the jihadists of Islamic State (IS) seized Mosul and the Iraqi army fled last June, they became the world's most dangerous terrorist organisation. Sweeping out more…

Russia 'to join China-led development bank'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Agence France-Presse) Russia is to sign up to the Chinese-led development bank AIIB, first deputy prime minister Igor Shuvalov said Saturday at an international forum in China, cited more…

China-led development bank gains global support

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (International Business Times) The U.S. is finding itself increasingly isolated as more of its allies seek to join the China-led Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB). A day after more…

Shock claim: Why Obama refused to help fight Boko Haram

by Greg Corombos -- [caption id="attachment_1839165" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Gen. Muhammadu Buhari[/caption] Allegations are mounting that the Obama administration withheld weapons and intelligence support from Nigeria's fight against Boko Haram in an effort more…