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Jordan Plays a Key Intelligence Role in the Fight Against ISIS

Nehad Ismail | Posted 24.09.2014 | UK
Nehad Ismail

Jordanian leaders at the highest levels are alarmed. Jordanian political analysts are taking the ISIS threat very seriously. According to Middle Eastern security officials, defences have been reinforced at the borders of Iraq. The Jordanian air force has been on high alert for several days.

Joint Chiefs Would Recommend Ground Forces Return To Iraq

AP | Posted 16.09.2014 | UK

America's top military leader told Congress on Tuesday that if President Barack Obama's expanded military campaign to destroy Islamic extremists fails...

As the US Turns Against New Sanctions on Iran, Has the Israel Lobby Lost Its Mojo?

Mehdi Hasan | Posted 11.04.2014 | UK Politics
Mehdi Hasan

Has Aipac lost its mojo? Is a lobby group famed for its ability to move bills, spike nominations and keep legislators in line now in danger of looking weak and ineffectual? Consider the evidence of the past year.

Syria To Allow UN Weapons Inspectors To Visit Attack Site

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 25.10.2013 | UK

The Syrian government has said it will allow UN weapons inspectors to examine the site of an alleged chemical weapons attack near Damascus. A team ...

'The Regime Has Something To Hide'

The Huffington Post | Posted 24.10.2013 | UK

David Cameron and Barack Obama have moved the West a step closer to decisive intervention in Syria, pledging a "serious response" if Bashar Assad's Sy...

US Weighs Military Options In Syria, Moving Naval Ships Closer

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.10.2013 | UK

The US is weighing up its military options in Syria in the aftermath of a deadly chemical weapons strike, with American naval forces moving closer to ...

Is The US About To Arm The Syrian Rebels?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 02.05.2013 | UK

The United States said it was considering arming the Syrian rebels, as another massacre was reported. Defence Secretary Chuck Hagel said handing we...

Syria Has Probably Used Chemical Weapons, America Says

The Huffington Post UK | Tom Moseley | Posted 26.04.2013 | UK

Britain has echoed the United States, saying there is "limited but persuasive" evidence that chemical weapons have been used in Syria's bloody civil w...

All the President's Men

James Davis | Posted 18.03.2013 | UK Politics
James Davis

How can President Obama make good on his campaign promises to strengthen the welfare state, invest in America's crumbling infrastructure and preserve American leadership in world affairs - all in a period of sluggish growth and continued economic uncertainty? The president will have the first of two important opportunities to provide some answers at his inauguration this Sunday.

The Obama Legacy

Jon-Christopher Bua | Posted 15.03.2013 | UK Politics
Jon-Christopher Bua

Can Barack Obama, like Abraham Lincoln rise above the rancor and lead America into prosperity and peace and find a common ground before he leaves office, still a very young man?