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Syria Civil War Violence Spills Over Into Jordan, Lebanon

With sectarian spillover from the Syrian Civil War continuing to boil over in Lebanon over the weekend, Syrian rebel fighters attacked a group of Jordanian troops along the border, killing one and suggesting that yet another nation bordering Syria is going to be affected by the violence. With Syrian rebel factions increasingly filled with Sunni Islamists from across the region, Jordan has been struggling to ...

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Most Israeli Citizens Don’t Want A War With Iran

Time for a quiz question. Last week, who said Binyamin Netanyahu and Ehud Barak – Israel's prime minister and defence minister – "are misleading the public on the Iran issue" and making decisions "based on messianic feelings"? Was it (a) Iran's president, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad; (b) the Stop the War Coalition president, Tony Benn; or (c) the former Israeli spymaster Yuval Diskin? It was (c). At a public meetin ...

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Destroying Obama’s Foreign Policy Credibility In Three Easy Steps

They say Americans don’t vote on foreign policy. That’s usually true, especially in times like these where the economy is in shambles. But Americans do vote on leadership. And ultimately Americans also vote on character, notwithstanding the generous leeway we tend to allow our politicians. In the final presidential debate and beyond, Mitt Romney has a great opportunity to show how the president’s foreign po ...

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Obama vs Romney On Foreign Policy: Which One Is Which Again?

President Barack Obama and challenger Mitt Romney are neck-and-neck in the polls on the eve of the last debate. When the questions turn to foreign policy, though, will either candidate be able to prove they’re a real alternative to the other? During Monday evening’s final face-off between the two major-party candidates, questions will be composed of international issues relating directly to America’s foreig ...

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Obama and Romney: War No Matter Who Wins Election

Once again emphasizing there is no fundamental difference between Obama and Romney when it comes to attacking Iran, the American Jewish Committee has published the answers to a questionnaire sent to the candidates. From the Jewish Telegraphic Agency website: “I am prepared to use all elements of American power” to prevent Iran from obtaining a nuclear weapon, Obama said in the questionnaires released Oct. 1 ...

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US Committing Holocaust For Regime Change In Iran

A prominent political analyst says the US-led sanctions against the Islamic Republic are “jeopardizing the lives of millions of patients” in Iran by trying to achieve the “grand delusion” of installing a pro-West regime in the country. “The US-led sanctions against the Islamic Republic which directly and painfully target the population have created an inconceivable situation for those whose very lives depen ...

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CIA and Turkey Work Behind the Scenes for Wider War on Syria [VIDEOS]

The CIA is working closely with the government of Turkey behind the scenes to exacerbate the situation in Syria and create conditions for a regional war while U.S. officials and NATO publicly call for restraint. “I can certainly assure you that our militaries, our military officers, are in contact,” Francis J. Ricciardone Jr. , the U.S. ambassador to Turkey, said on Tuesday. “This week I know there is a spe ...

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US Soldiers Arrive In Israel For War Game

Some 1,000 US troops are expected to arrive in the Occupied Territories to take part in the largest ever joint military drill with Israel, while 2,500 more American forces would participate remotely from the US and Europe. The American soldiers have already begun arriving in the Occupied Territories to join the drill, named as Austere Challenge 2012 (AC12), which is expected to begin towards the end of Octo ...

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Video Shows Drunk, Stoned U.S. Security Contractors in Afghanistan [VIDEO]

Watch More News Videos at ABC | 2012 Presidential Election | Entertainment & Celebrity News Cellphone video recorded earlier this year at an operations center of a U.S. defense contractor in Kabul, Afghanistan appears to show key personnel staggeringly drunk or high on narcotics, in what former employees say was a pattern of outrageous behavior that put American lives at risk and went undetected by U.S. ...

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One Week Until U.S. Has 3 Aircraft Carriers Facing Iran

Potential for ‘October Surprise’ as tensions build In just one week, the United States will have three aircraft carriers facing Iran, the number usually regarded as sufficient for a state of war. The latest Stratfor naval update map shows that the USS John C. Stennis has now arrived in the waters just outside Iran, joining the USS Dwight D. Eisenhower. Although there were already two aircraft carriers in th ...

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US Seeks To Topple Iran Govt. Through Sanctions

A veteran US journalist argues that by ramping up pressure on Iran under the pretext of military diversion in its peaceful nuclear energy program, the United States is practically after toppling the Islamic establishment. “The US has three goals vis-à-vis Iran: minimalist, maximalist and in-between,” wrote David Frum, a CNN contributor. He noted that the minimalist goal is to compel Iran to surrender its nu ...

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Open War Policy Revealed by Romney’s NeoCon Advisers

On October 1, 2012, Presidential hopeful Mitt Romneyoutlined his own version of imperialist American foreign policy before the Virginia Military Institute. What Romney described was, in its goals, no different than that of any other President since JFK. As was made clear in his speech, the presentation of the mutated Manifest Destiny to be ushered in by Romney would be significantly more open than the “lead ...

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