Samuel Lamb, a leader in China's underground house church movement beginning in the 1950s and a hero of the faith to tens of millions both in and outside the communist country, died August 3 at the age of 88.
JBS CEO Art Thompson's weekly news video update for August 12 - 18, 2013.
Japan's economic malaise is perhaps providing communism with its most fertile modern ground, as young workers there are increasingly embracing the Japanese Communist Party.
On August 8 the U.S. State Department warned U.S. citizens “to defer all non-essential travel to Pakistan,” stating that “The presence of several foreign and indigenous terrorist groups poses a potential danger to U.S. citizens throughout Pakistan.”
At least 30 people were killed in Yemen by U.S. drone strikes over the past 12 days. Among the dead was an eight-year-old girl who died in her father's arms.
The most important question that Americans need to be asking themselves is, Does the national-security state have any role in a free society? The Founding Fathers certainly didn’t think so.
Rajeh Badi, press advisor to Yemeni Prime Minister Mohammed Salem Basindwa, announced on August 7 that government security forces have thwarted a plot by al Qaeda to seize oil and gas export facilities and a provincial capital in eastern Yemen.
The mainstream media in the United States have increasingly come to the conclusion that the Benghazi attacks were related to a secret gun-running operation managed by the U.S. government to ferry weapons that had been used by Libyan rebels to Syria.
A report that NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden wanted to join an organization of former KGB agents is false, according to Russian lawyer assisting him.