Ebola Cases Break 8,000 As Leaders Say Response Has Failed

By: Thursday October 9, 2014 5:52 am

The world health system, such as it is, has “failed miserably” in its response to the recent Ebola outbreak according to World Bank President Jim Kim. Kim also said that due to those failures the disease will continue to spread throughout the world. Ebola has already killed over 3,800 people in West Africa. Ebola cases [...]

US Condemns Israel Bombing School, Netanyahu Tells Kerry To Never Second Guess Him Again

By: Monday August 4, 2014 5:38 am

Airstrikes in #Gaza hit seventh UN school sheltering civilians: http://t.co/TN1wsX7jvP pic.twitter.com/6htnXBvCge — VICE News (@vicenews) August 3, 2014 Better late than never? After weeks of defending Israel’s strikes on Palestinian civilians in Gaza as necessary and appropriate, the US State Department finally issued a statement condemning one of Israel’s attacks. The State Department labeled Israel’s [...]

Death Of Israeli Teens Leads To Race Riots And Murder Of Random Palestinian Teenager

By: Thursday July 3, 2014 3:40 am

"Kahana [leader of Israeli right-wing terrorist group] was right. Death to Arabs" spray-painted in Tel Aviv overnight pic.twitter.com/Llfm5RJOdd — Elizabeth Tsurkov (@Elizrael) July 1, 2014 After three missing Israeli teens were found dead fury boiled over into race riots throughout Israel targeting Palestinians and may have ultimately led to a revenge killing of a Palestinian [...]

Secretary Kerry Calls Conviction Of Journalists In Egypt ‘Chilling’ As Junta Set To Receive Billion Dollars From US

By: Monday June 23, 2014 9:43 am

John Kerry calls Al Jazeera conviction "a deeply disturbing set-back to Egypt's transition." Full statement: pic.twitter.com/XI8A0G9EEV — Michael Calderone (@mlcalderone) June 23, 2014 Secretary of State John Kerry issued a statement on the conviction of Al Jazeera’s journalists in Egypt calling the convictions and sentences “chilling” and “deeply disturbing”, but still plans to try and [...]

Secretary Kerry Regrets Using Word Apartheid To Describe Future Israel

By: Tuesday April 29, 2014 6:14 am

Yesterday Secretary of State John Kerry was quoted as warning Israel that if it would not follow through with a peace deal it risked becoming an apartheid state. There was an immediate backlash from right wing groups like the Emergency Committee for Israel calling on Kerry to resign. Now Secretary Kerry says he wishes he [...]

Kerry Gives Russia Monday Deadline; Russia Builds Up Forces In Crimea Before Vote

By: Friday March 14, 2014 6:05 am

With the referendum in Crimea set to be this Sunday, Secretary of State John Kerry has given Russia a deadline of Monday saying “If there is no sign [from Russia] of any capacity to respond to this issue … there will be a very serious series of steps on Monday.” What those steps will be [...]

Hillary Clinton Compares Putin To Hitler; US Prepares Billion Dollar Aid Package For Ukraine

By: Wednesday March 5, 2014 6:00 am

Was the Holocaust a unique historical event or is every leader that does something the US doesn’t like Adolf Hitler? According to the Long Beach Press Telegram the former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton claimed that what was happening in Ukraine today was like what happened with Nazi Germany. Clinton told an audience at a [...]

After Helping Arm Al Qaeda In Syria, US Government Says Al Qaeda In Syria A Threat To US

By: Tuesday February 4, 2014 8:37 am

We all knew this day would come. Despite decades of pratfalls in the Middle East that have left tens of thousands of Americans dead and racked up trillions of dollars of debt, President Obama decided to once again stick America’s nose into a raging and volatile conflict in the region. The Syrian Civil War is [...]

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 [...]

Syria Accepts Russian Proposal To Give Up Chemical Weapons

By: Tuesday September 10, 2013 5:55 am

After Secretary of State Kerry made a “rhetorical argument” in which he said Assad had a week to turn over his chemical weapons or face attack, the Russian government responded by offering a proposal to Syria that to avoid attack they put their chemical weapons under international control. Syria has now accepted the Russian proposal.

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