U.S. general: Obama must 'play hardball' with China prez

by Greg Corombos -- [caption id="attachment_2462315" align="aligncenter" width="600"] President Obama with China President Xi Jinping (Official White House photo: Pete Souza)[/caption] China's aggressive military buildup, troubling alliances and territorial ambitions all require more…

Treat meat eaters like smokers

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (London Telegraph) Meat should be treated like tobacco with a public campaign to stop people eating it, Jeremy Corbyn's new vegan shadow farming minister has suggested. Kerry McCarthy, more…

China's 'trump card' nuclear sub ready this year

by Douglas Ernst -- [caption id="attachment_2461825" align="aligncenter" width="600"] China's upcoming Jin-class submarines will include ballistic missiles with a range of 4,000 nautical miles.[/caption] China says its upcoming Jin-class submarine and payload will more…

Iran: Nuke deal won't prevent Israel's destruction

by Douglas Ernst -- [caption id="attachment_2461295" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Ataollah Salehi, commander of Iran’s army, said a nuclear deal will not prevent the destruction of Israel. He made the comments to Iran's state-run more…

'Ludicrous, unrealistic and insulting to Americans'

by Garth Kant -- [caption id="attachment_2460775" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Pope Francis addresses U.S.Congress and the nation[/caption] WASHINGTON – The speech by Pope Francis to Congress on Thursday appeared to be a mixed blessing for more…

Iran presses for more nuclear concessions

by Cheryl Chumley -- [caption id="attachment_940811" align="aligncenter" width="596"] Ayatollah Khamenei[/caption] Iranian officials have turned from the nuclear deal forged with America and U.S. allies to say bluntly: we want more concessions. Specifically, more…