Amid spiraling tensions between Moscow and the West over the fate of Crimea, Russia has mobilized its air and coastal defenses and more than 1,000 missile and tank units for a month-long drill in Kapustin Yar, around 450 km from the Ukraine border in the Astrakhan district. DEBKAfile’s military sources report that this facility is […]
Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas said that the Palestinians will not recognize Israel as a Jewish state at a meeting with students in Ramallah, Israel Radio reported on Friday Read More: Abbas: I will not recognize Israel as Jewish state | JPost | Israel News.
Like a simple parlor trick, the networks are able to make skeptical scientists vanish, at least from the eyes of their viewers. Read More: COLD SHOULDER: ABC, CBS Exclude Scientists Critical of Global Warming for More Than 1,300 Days | CNS News.
The Dalai Lama delivered the opening prayer in the U.S. Senate Thursday morning, noting that he is a “simple Buddhist monk–so pray to Buddha and all other gods.” Read More: Dalai Lama Opens Senate with Prayer to ‘Buddha and All Other Gods’ | CNS News.
Many sigh in relief believing the issue of religious liberty and LGBT rights is over with the veto of Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer; however, deeper questions over the free exercise clause of the First Amendment of the Constitution, and how to be a diverse nation, remain. Read More: Politics and Religion Issues Not Over With […]
Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu’s AIPAC speech on Tuesday in Washington was “an official announcement of a unilateral end to negotiations,” AFP reported a top Palestinian official as saying. Read More: PA says Netanyahu’s AIPAC speech amounts to declaration of end of peace talks | JPost | Israel News.
Moscow secures Crimea poll with air-defense missile drill. US steps up military activity… goo.gl/fb/878X3
COLD SHOULDER: ABC, CBS Exclude Scientists Critical of Global Warming for More Than 1,300… goo.gl/fb/e5srp