By Mark Mix
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On May 30, Army Brig. Gen. Kimberly Field announced the formation of a new "rapid response force" to be established at Camp Lemonnier in the East African nation of Djibouti.
Syria’s top rebel commander warns the losses his forces are suffering will become insurmontable in “weeks not months” if the West does not help reinforce his army in its fight against Syrian government loyalists and trained Iranian-backed Hezbollah fighters.
It is truly evident that all the information-gathering being done by the current administration is not to prevent terrorist attacks, as it claims ("White House defends NSA collection of Verizon phone records; insists no eavesdropping," Web, June 6). As a matter of fact, it has been acknowledged that the National Security Agency information gathering may have prevented just one terrorist action. Even that is not a certainty.
Many Americans think Edward J. Snowden is a criminal, or worse, for revealing government secrets, however pernicious. Others, who put their faith in limited government, think blowing the whistle on this surveillance does the country a service.
Two suicide bombers targeted a police station Tuesday in Damascus, activists said, killing at least 14 people and showing the ability of insurgents to strike in the heart of the capital after rebels fighting to oust the regime suffered major battlefield setbacks elsewhere in the country.
The United States must do more than lecture embattled Nigeria, a strong U.S. ally in West Africa under assault from al Qaeda-linked Islamists sweeping across the region.
A wave of car bombings rocked central and northern Iraq on Monday, killing at least 39 people and extending the deadliest eruption of violence to hit the country in years.
Members of an al Qaeda-linked group in Syria executed a 15-year-old boy in front of his parents after kidnapping and torturing him for making disrespectful statements about Islam's Prophet Muhammad, a human rights group in the region claimed.
Embarrassed by national security leaks of historic proportions, the White House rebutted accusations Monday by the disillusioned former government contractor who leaked the surveillance secrets that President Obama is no different from President George W. Bush in his anti-terrorism tactics.
Washington is preoccupied with the political decisions surrounding last year's attack in Benghazi, but nine months later the who and why of the terrorist assault that left four Americans dead remains shrouded in mystery.
Just days after taking power, Pakistan's new government lodged a protest with the U.S. and summoned a top American envoy Saturday to vent its anger over a U.S. drone strike that was said to have killed seven militants. The move bolstered expectations that Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's government will, at least publicly, take a much harder line against such strikes than its predecessor.
It was revealed that millions of innocent Americans have been subjected to NSA wiretaps as part of secret program to uncover terrorists plots. Secretary of State John F. Kerry said that the U.S. would sign an international arms treaty. On the international stage, China is countering U.S. military strategy in Asia by arming western hemisphere states. Here’s a recap, or wrap, of the week that was from The Washington Times.
The media has characterized the Benghazi scandal, the spying-on-the-press scandal and the IRS scandal as three separate scandals. The reality is that these events are truly one scandal: the use by the Obama administration of any and all means to retain power and achieve re-election.
Did the Obama administration put a target on the backs of members of Navy SEAL Team 6? This is the question that parents of slain SEALs are now asking - and rightly so.
Having "three hots and a cot," as the military calls meals and a bunk, and a warm Caribbean breeze apparently isn't enough for the detainees at Guantanamo Bay.