Ukraine threatened by more than Russia

by F. Michael Maloof -- WASHINGTON – With Russian troops from its base in the Crimea effectively occupying the Crimean Peninsula, the Western-backed central government in Kyiv at the same time is facing more…

Obama's foreign-policy antics under fire

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WASHINGTONPOST) — For much of his time in office, President Obama has been accused by a mix of conservative hawks and liberal interventionists of overseeing a dangerous retreat more…

Hawkish Russia leaves West scrambling

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Agence France-Presse) Europe and the United States appear to have been caught off-guard by Russia's move to send troops to Ukraine, analysts said Saturday, warning it would take more…

U.N.: Iraq death toll exceeds 700 in February

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Reuters) More than 700 people died in violence in Iraq in February, not including nearly 300 reported deaths in western Anbar province, where security forces have been battling more…

Where did Bible's verse numbers come from?

by The editors of Leben -- By Doug Schlegel In 1524, the son of a Parisian printer took over his father's business at the age of 21. There is nothing particularly unusual about a more…