Islamic State must keep expanding to survive

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Reuters) International investigators said on Friday that in order for the Islamic State to remain financially viable it would have to further expand territory it controls in Iraq more…

Mexico's most-wanted drug lord captured

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NBC News) One of the most wanted drug lords in Mexico has been captured, authorities said Friday. Servando Gomez, known as La Tuta, the leader of the Knights more…

Mugabe admits land reform blunder

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Agence France-Presse) Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has admitted he blundered by giving ill-equipped black farmers vast tracts of farmland seized from whites under his controversial land reforms. "I more…

Iran fulfilling the ancient prophecy of Elam?

by Jim Fletcher -- Hundreds of years before Christ, in the ancient empire of Persia, a fiendish plot was hatched. A palace officer named Haman decided to exterminate the Jews. We can more…

Senior Navy intel officer removed for China comments

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Military Times) A senior Navy intelligence leader whose provocative comments this year about Chinese bellicosity stirred an international controversy has been shelved in the wake of an investigation more…

New docs reveal bin Laden's secret ties with Iran

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Weekly Standard) This week, prosecutors in New York introduced eight documents recovered in Osama bin Laden's compound in Pakistan as evidence in the trial of a terrorism suspect. more…