A recent survey shows that Americans are overwhelmingly opposed to military involvement in Afghanistan.
JBS CEO Art Thompson's weekly news video update for December 30, 2013 - January 5, 2014.
Mohamad Chatah, who served as Lebanon’s Ambassador to the United States from 1997 to 2000, was assassinated on December 27 when a car bomb struck his car in downtown Beirut.
On Christmas Day, more than three dozen civilians in Iraq were reportedly slaughtered in a series of coordinated bombings aimed at Christians. In one of the attacks, a terrorist car bomb went off near a church right after mass, killing 26 and wounding almost 40, officials said. A separate attack moments earlier targeted an outdoor market in the Christian section of Athorien, leaving 11 dead and more than 20 wounded.
With strong support from the Obama administration and over $100 million in U.S. taxpayer funds, the United Nations, the Socialist French government, and a coalition of African governments and despots sent thousands of foreign troops into the Central African Republic.
South Korea’s Nam Jae-Joon disputed the official line that Jang Song-thaek, North Korean leader Kim Jong-un’s uncle, was executed because he had been plotting a coup.
The world media is increasingly losing interest in the foreign-fueled war still raging in Syria between the Assad regime and an assortment of Islamist rebel groups backed by the Obama administration, Sunni Arab dictators, and European powers.
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel criticized the actions of the Chinese Navy in a close encounter with a U.S. vessel in the South China Sea.
In a heated exchange, German Chancellor Angela Merkel reportedly told President Obama that NSA tactics resemble those of the Stasi.
As the Obama administration and other governments ruling Western nations increasingly seek to radically transform society and its values using social engineering and Big Government, former KGB operative Vladimir Putin is ludicrously trying to portray himself and the Russia he rules as the final bastion and defender of traditional morality.