Archive for August, 2014

Foley video with Briton was staged, experts say

Foley video with Briton was staged, experts say The video of a British jihadist beheading an American hostage was probably staged, with the actual murder taking place off-camera, according to forensic analysis. Nigerian police missing after Boko Haram raid At least 35 officers training in Borno state – a rebel bastion – went missing after […]


China rejects U.S. criticism over jet encounter

Pentagon says Chinese Jet Carried Out ‘Aggressive’ and ‘Dangerous’ Intercept of Navy Intelligence Jet Su-27 flew within 20 feet of P-8 anti-submarine warfare jet in South China Sea China rejects U.S. criticism over jet encounter U.S. Sends Second Carrier to Asia Amid Tensions with China China demands end to U.S. surveillance flights China urges U.S. […]


Energy ballet: Iran, Russia and ‘Pipelineistan’

Energy ballet: Iran, Russia and ‘Pipelineistan’ A fascinating nuclear/energy ballet involving Iran, Russia, the US and the EU is bound to determine much of what happens next in the new great game in Eurasia. Washington’s Grand Ambition Explains Its Pressures on Russia After the Soviet Union ended, Washington switched without a second’s delay from an […]