JBS CEO Art Thompson's weekly news video update for March 25-31, 2013.
During President Obama's visit to Israel, the West Bank, and Jordan this week, he has met with Israeli and Palestinian officials concerning topics such as Middle East peace, Israel's security, Syria, and Iran.
Glenn Greenwald has nailed George W. Bush speechwriter David Frum on his explanations of the motivations behind the war in Iraq.
The enormity of the crime committed by the Bush administration, with the complicity of cheerleading politicians (Republican and Democrat), journalists, and foreign-policy “experts” cannot be adequately calculated — and the consequences are not all in.
The world’s most prominent expert on genocide warns that South Africa’s European-descent Afrikaner population is on the verge of government-linked extermination.
Despite his failure to publish the rules he follows in executing the drone war, President Obama wants to draft guidelines for other nations to follow in the use of drones.
The wife of Iranian-American pastor Saeed Abedini testified before a congressional commission March 15 in an effort to secure the release of her husband, who is imprisoned in Iran.
In a report published online on March 11, Jason Ditz, Research Editor at Antiwar.com, used the strained meeting on Monday between Afghan President Hamid Karzai and Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel as the backdrop to assert that the U.S. occupation of the war-torn nation “is flying apart at the seams, with insider attacks and popular opposition once again on the rise.”
An Egyptian human rights organization said that an Egyptian Coptic Christian who died while being detained by Libyan Islamists was tortured to death.
American personnel and allied European governments are secretly training Syrian “rebel” forces at bases in Jordan to wage war against the Bashir al-Assad regime, according to a leading German newspaper and other media reports, which quoted participants and organizers involved in the controversial and almost certainly unlawful operation.