Are We Ready for the Fall of Baghdad?

I recently was in Vietnam and spent some time in prosperous, capitalist Saigon, now called Ho Chi Minh City, and toured the American War Museum. I believe there are a number of parallels between the Vietnam and Iraq War and that history could repeat ... [Read entire story]

Bury the Bomb Before It Buries Us

A quarter century after the Cold War ended, the people of the world are now entering a dangerous era of improved and more accurate nuclear weapons and faster, more precise delivery systems at a time of growing antagonism between Washington and Moscow ... [Read entire story]

Iran nukes: Solution, not deadline, key?

Another round of nuclear talks ended late Thursday in Vienna. Nothing good, bad or even surprising has publicly emerged from the two-day talks between Iran and the P5+1 countries. Read entire story. Source: Iran - Yahoo News Search Results ... [Read entire story]

Pakistan’s militants – The Economist

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The EconomistPakistan's militantsThe EconomistFOR years Pakistan's government and army put off confronting the Pakistani Taliban and their allied fanatics who had set up what was almost a state of their own in North Waziristan, the wildest of ... [Read entire story]

Egypt declares emergency in northern Sinai

EL-ARISH, Egypt (AP) — A coordinated assault on an army checkpoint in the Sinai Peninsula killed 30 Egyptian troops on Friday, making it the deadliest single attack in decades on the military, which has been struggling to stem a wave of violence by ... [Read entire story]