U.S. prepared to use force in Iran

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WASHINGTONPOST) — President Obama declared that the United States is still prepared to act militarily to stop Iran from developing nuclear weapons despite the decision to pursue a more…

Meet the censors of China's Twitter

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Reuters) In a modern office building on the outskirts of the Chinese city of Tianjin, rows of censors stare at computer screens. Their mission: delete any post on more…

Securing Syria's weapons may require U.S. troops

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Military.com) The White House and the Pentagon have repeatedly ruled out "boots on the ground" in Syria, but Defense Department officials were less certain Thursday on whether U.S. more…

McCain, Graham denounce Syria deal

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Times of Israel) Leading Republican figures US Senators John McCain (R – AZ) and Lindsey Graham (R – SC) slammed the US-Russian-brokered deal reached Saturday on Syria’s chemical more…

Israel: 'Absolutely certain' Assad using gas

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Times of Israel) Israel has been “absolutely certain” for many months — long before the alleged August 21 chemical weapons attack that prompted the current Syria crisis — more…