Rutgers University announced it no longer employs the former Syrian diplomat who represented President Bashar al-Assad’s bloody regime in the United Nations and accused Israel of organ-trafficking, after the administration defended the hire publicly.
Each year 60,000 members of the gun industry gather in the Nevada desert to show off their latest and greatest in hopes of impressing media while selling stock to gun dealers across the world. The highlight of this event is, by far, industry day at the range. It’s a full day of shooting every gun imaginable from every gun company imaginable—a gun enthusiast’s paradise.
Navigating the myriad complexities and cross currents of U.S.-Saudi relations since the end of World War II is a daunting process even for experienced foreign policy analysts. That journey is made easier by Bruce Riedel’s masterful new book, Kings and Presidents: Saudi Arabia and the United States since FDR. Currently a senior member at the Brookings Institution, Riedel brings decades of government experience from both the policy and intelligence sides to his work. Along the way he has dealt with countless Saudi and U.S. officials with direct responsibility for the bilateral relationship.
A redistricting group that is backed by former President Barack Obama and led by former attorney general Eric Holder raised more than $11 million last year and has set a new fundraising goal of $30 million to help their upcoming efforts of targeting Republicans in 12 states.
JERUSALEM/BEIRUT (Reuters) – Israel launched its most intensive air strikes yet against Iranian forces in Syria on Saturday after intercepting what it said was an Iranian drone and the rare downing of an Israeli F-16 warplane.
The world is doomed—except when it’s not. In fact, the world is roaring on toward brightness, getting better and better—except when it’s not.
The United States Marine Corps has finally exonerated a group of special forces Marines accused of war crimes in connection to a 2007 ambush in Afghanistan.