Ferguson Crackdown Loses US Credibility On Human Rights Around The World

By: Wednesday August 20, 2014 4:23 am

47 people were arrested in #Ferguson last night as a quiet protest turns violent: http://t.co/vVDmvDSVK1 pic.twitter.com/Pg3r28414K — The Root (@TheRoot) August 20, 2014 The police riots in Ferguson, Missouri are causing a headache for more than just local and state politicians. Not only has the federal government felt compelled to get involved in hopes of [...]

UN Says Iran Completed Process Of Eliminating Enriched Uranium

By: Tuesday July 22, 2014 5:24 am

Only a few short months ago the permanent war crowd were calling for air strikes on Iran, today the UN nuclear agency says that Iran has made all of the enriched uranium that could be used to make nuclear weapons into more harmless forms. That’s right, feel free to exhale and relax from the resolution [...]

US, Iran, And Russia Fly Over Iraq As Kurdistan Independence Referendum Is Planned

By: Wednesday July 2, 2014 4:54 am

As President Obama alerts Congress that he is sending more US combat troops into Iraq, other countries are flying in. The US has been joined by Iran and Russia in the skies over Iraq as the Maliki government in Baghdad tries to hold on to power. Though the US has confirmed flying drones, the other [...]

ISIS Heads For Baghdad As Iraqi Army Collapses, Kurds Take Kirkuk

By: Friday June 13, 2014 5:28 am

My report: #ISIS burns passports to ready for caliphate "Our citizenship means nothing to us anymore" via @EANewsFeed http://t.co/mRGsxC6oHW — Scott Peterson (@peterson__scott) June 12, 2014 The central government of Iraq appears on the verge of collapse as the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant  (ISIS) fighters head for Baghdad after taking over Mosul [...]

Mystery: Bank Of Utah Plane Lands In Iran

By: Friday April 18, 2014 8:46 am

What the hell is this American plane owned by the Bank of Utah doing in IRAN? http://t.co/n2CUkn5fWI #p2 #tcot pic.twitter.com/hnnqdohjAw — R.Saddler (@Politics_PR) April 18, 2014 No one seems to have an explanation for why a plane belonging to the Bank of Utah has been spotted in the Mehrabad Airport in Tehran, Iran. The US [...]

Democrats Pushing War With Iran Includes Those From Blue States

By: Tuesday December 24, 2013 8:27 am

Where is the push back from the left on the Democrats promoting a war with Iran? While it has become clear during the Obama presidency that partisan Democrats can look the other way at war crimes and questionable killings, the Iran peace talks could end up as the greatest achievement of President Obama’s foreign policy. [...]

Other Democrats Push Back On Senator Menendez’s Attempt To Undermine Iran Talks

By: Friday December 20, 2013 6:29 am

Senate Foreign Relations Chair Robert Menendez attempted to sabotage the talks going on now between the United States and Iran by pushing for new sanctions. The sabotage effort is not going over well as 10 Democratic Committee chairs have now told Menendez to back off. Menendez’s motivation seems to be pandering to right wing interest [...]

Democratic Senators Pushing For New Iran Sanctions Despite Deal

By: Tuesday November 26, 2013 5:56 am

Despite the securing of a short term deal by the White House to with Iran, some Senators remain on the war path. None more so than Senator Chuck Schumer of New York who gave a bellicose speech on Sunday night pledging more sanctions for Iran and to defeat the Arab world and Palestinians. “Democrats and [...]

Short-Term Iran Nuclear Deal Struck

By: Monday November 25, 2013 5:31 am

After decades of hostility the governments of the United States and Iran were able to reach a short term deal on increased monitoring of Iran’s nuclear development in exchange for the United States and its partners relaxing some economic sanctions. The deal between the Islamic Republic of Iran and the so called P5+1 (the United [...]

Iran And UN Strike Deal For Increased Monitoring Of Nuclear Sites

By: Tuesday November 12, 2013 5:59 am

Yesterday the Iranian government and the UN based IAEA reached an agreement to increase monitoring of Iran’s nuclear sites. The deal comes amidst talks between Iran, the United States and other nations concerning a possible agreement that would help rollback sanctions placed on the country for allegedly pursuing nuclear weapons. The framework would give IAEA [...]

Saudi Arabia Continues Tantrum Over Syria

By: Wednesday October 23, 2013 11:00 am

After throwing a literally royal tantrum at the United Nations, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has put the United States on notice that there will be further consequences for not following orders and bombing the Assad government in Syria. The Sunni-based Saudis wanted US assistance in helping them dominate the Middle East over their sectarian [...]

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