When the Obama administration assures us Iran is building "weapons of mass destruction," how many in the mainstream media will be inclined to question them? I'm very much afraid of the answer to that question.
The diplomatic tangle between Venezuela, Argentina and the United States reached a new pitch on Monday when a jury in Miami convicted a wealthy Venezuelan businessman of acting as an “unregistered agent” of Venezuela on American soil.
Army Gen. Ray Odierno, the top U.S. commander in Iraq, told USA Today: "Without (a security agreement), we would potentially have to cease all operations."
``The way the war is being fought is like putting out fire with gasoline,'' said Khan, who played for the Pakistani cricket team from 1971 to 1992 before entering politics.
At the outset of this presidential race it looked as though foreign policy would be one of the dominant issues in the campaign.
The U.S. State Department has added the border city of Nogales to its list of places in Mexico where American travelers should be wary because of increasing violence.
BEIJING, Oct 16 (Reuters) - China Premier Wen Jiabao pledged to help Pakistan overcome its economic troubles, Chinese state media reported on Thursday, although details of the assistance were not disclosed.
The ballot was the first in a major economy since the eruption of the worst worldwide financial crisis in almost a century.
BAGHDAD -- U.S. and Iraqi officials are seeing a shift in violence in Iraq from mass car bombings to assassinations using magnetic bombs, weapons with silencers and bicycle bombs.
Cuba's foreign minister warned Tuesday that President Raul Castro will never renounce socialism, just days before Havana holds landmark talks with European Union leaders.
MOSCOW (AFP) — Russia test-fired three long-range missiles on Sunday and pronounced its nuclear deterrent strong in a show of force that experts said had not been seen since the days of the Cold War.
WASHINGTON — The Bush administration announced Saturday that it had removed North Korea from a list of state sponsors of terrorism in a bid to salvage a fragile nuclear deal that seemed on the verge of collapse.
Under the latest plan approved by lawmakers Friday, the Central Bank will dip into the national gold and hard currency reserves for loans to private Russian banks. (Something is going on in Russia and China that will greatly impact,... everything)
There was no immediate confirmation from a European Union mission monitoring the pullback from the two zones, which are on Georgian territory adjoining the breakaway, pro-Russian areas of South Ossetia and Abkhazia.
Russia is moving back to hair-trigger alert testing for its strategic nuclear bombers and cruise missiles for the first time since the closing years of the Cold War. Its nuclear bombers will carry out "training flights" with "full comb
U.S. President George W. Bush is moving to suspend longtime U.S. trade benefits for Bolivia because of that country's failure to cooperate in drug-fighting efforts in the past year, the top U.S. trade official said on Friday.
The hijacked vessel Faina was carrying 33 Russian-built T-72 tanks and a substantial quantity of ammunition and spare parts. He said the tanks were sold to Kenya in accordance with international law.
The Bush administration continues plans to oust Chavez.
The unraveling of the landmark deal to end North Korea's nuclear weapons programs began just weeks after its high point when U.S. negotiators presented Pyongyang with a sweeping plan for verifying its claims about its nuclear programs.
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan (CNN) -- U.S. and Pakistani troops exchanged fire Thursday along the Pakistani-Afghan border minutes after the Pakistani military fired shots at two American helicopters that were providing cover for the troops
The Bush administration is again plotting against Hugo Chavez
US intelligence analysts are putting the final touches on a secret National Intelligence Estimate (NIE) on Afghanistan that reportedly describes the situation as "grim", but there are "no plans to declassify" any of it before the
For the first time in the 47-year history of the U.S. trade embargo against Cuba, Washington has offered direct aid to the island's Communist government. The offer marks a slight softening of the Bush administration's policy toward Cuba
Leave it to Jon to ask what no one else will.
China’s state media today reports on the real reason behind the Wall Street meltdown and a subject that the mainstream US media dare not mention - the Federal Reserve’s overissuance of currency - which the Chinese say is part of a wider agenda to jus
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The Kremlin is preparing to sell its S300 surface-to-air missile system to Iran, offering greater protection against a possible US or Israeli attack on the Islamic republic’s nuclear facilities. The missiles have a range of more than 90 miles (150km)
Rachel Maddow covers Pakistan’s order to shoot at US troops.
The United States and China announced Tuesday a raft of trade agreements at the end of bilateral trade talks amid a faltering US economy buffeted by a financial crisis. (do you think that this trade agreement and the financial bailouts are linked :)
Attackers armed with automatic weapons, rocket-propelled grenades and at least one suicide car bomb assaulted the U.S. Embassy in the Yemeni capital. 16 people were killed, including 6 assailants, officials said. No Americans were hurt in the deadly