Although it has been said the NSA’s programs collecting communication data is targeting foreigners to thwart potential terrorist activity, the Washington Post has an in-depth feature on a database that hits much closer to home for many Americans. Read More: Say Cheese! Some States Put Drivers’ License Photos in Facial Recognition Database for Law Enforcement [...]
There is a new ban on Israeli construction east of the 1949 armistice line, including in eastern Jerusalem, Housing Minister Uri Ariel (Bayit Yehudi) confirmed Tuesday morning in an interview with Galei Tzahal (IDF Radio). Read More: Housing Minister: Yes, There Is a Building Freeze – Inside Israel – News – Israel National News.
“We cannot accept anything less than the total cessation of all enrichment of nuclear materials at all levels, removal from Iran of all enriched nuclear material, closure of Irans elicit nuclear facilities,” Netanyahu said during a meeting with Canadian Foreign Minister John Baird. Read More: Netanyahu: Israel wont accept less than total halt of Irans [...]
While strongly advocating a two-state solution for Israel and its Palestinian neighbors, former US president Bill Clinton stressed on Monday night that “preparing for the worst” in an uncertain Middle Eastern climate is a sensible attitude for the Jewish State. Read More: Clinton: Israel must make peace in order to survive | JPost | Israel [...]
Iran has confirmed it is prepared to halt its enrichment of 20-percent uranium, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov reported on the ministry website Tuesday, June 18. He urged Western nations to reciprocate by lifting sanctions. DEBKAfile: It was not clear whether this was a temporary suspension, an absolute halt – or a dodge for getting [...]
The Obama administration is considering a sweeping initiative to address climate change, including the first-ever limits on carbon dioxide from power plants, the country’s biggest source of greenhouse gas emissions, according to people familiar with the discussions. Read More: Obama considers sweeping climate plan – latimes.com.
We should take notice when self-professed atheist billionaire and globalist profiteer, George Soros, is the quiet funder of a curious “Evangelical Immigration Table” campaign to promote yet another massive and mysterious piece of legislation in Congress. Read More: Bait and Switch: ‘Evangelicals’ funded by George Soros Endorse ‘Gang of 8′ Immigration Bill.
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un handed copies of Adolf Hitlers Mein Kampf to a host of the countrys top officials last January. The website New Focus International reported the controversial volume was printed especially in the format of a “hundred-copy book,” meaning a limited edition of banned books that have been published in secret for the [...]
Regardless of the motive behind blowing the whistle, exposing criminal activities in the Obama administration, perhaps, was the only way to target a government that is spinning out of control. Read More: Whistle-Blowers Expose US Government Criminality – Op-Eds – Israel National News.
Annex Area C of the West Bank now because the idea of creating a Palestinian state there is over, said Economy and Trade Minister Naftali Bennett (Bayiet Yehudi) on Monday. Read More: Bennett: Apply Israeli sovereignty over Area C of the West Bank | JPost | Israel News.
Finance Minister Yair Lapid will meet on Sunday with his Palestinian counterpart, Shukri Bishara, picking up the previous government’s process of economic cooperation that ended in November 2012, prior to Israel’s national elections. Read More: Lapid, PA counterpart set to meet | JPost | Israel News.
Finance Minister Yair Lapid and his Palestinian counterpart Shukri Bishari agreed on Sunday to restart economic cooperation between Israel and the Palestinian Authority. Read More: Israel, PA agree to restart economic cooperation | JPost | Israel News.
Science, Technology, and Space Minister Yaakov Perry (Yesh Atid) criticized Defense Minister Moshe Yaalon on Friday, after Yaalon dismissed the Arab peace initiative as “a spin.” Read More: Perry Criticizes Yaalon – Inside Israel – News – Israel National News.
Europe will “pay the price” if it delivers arms to rebel forces in Syria, President Bashar Assad said in an interview with a German newspaper. Read More: Assad warns: Europe will ‘pay price’ if it arms Syrian rebels | JPost | Israel News.
President Obama’s decision to begin arming the Syrian rebels followed more than a year of internal debate over whether it was worth the dual risks of involving the United States in another war and seeing U.S. weapons fall into the hands of extremist groups among the rebels. Read More: Decision to arm Syrian rebels was [...]
A workplace employment check tucked inside the Senate’s immigration bill has some concerned it would create a national ID system and another massive database containing the private information of most Americans that is ripe for abuse. Read More: Immigration Bill’s National ID System Raises Fears of Abuse.
Russian President Vladimir Putin set the tone for the discussion on Syria at the G8 summit which opened in Northern Ireland Monday, June 17, when he rounded harshly on British Prime Minister David Cameron in London Sunday for supporting rebels who “kill their enemies and eat their organs. Read More: Putin will address G8 summit [...]
The White House is playing a larger role in developing the Gang of Eight’s immigration bill than its supporters publicly admit, according to a forthcoming article in The New Yorker. Read More: Obama runs immigration bill from White House, according to new report | The Daily Caller.
The faces of more than 120 million people are in searchable photo databases that state officials assembled to prevent driver’s-license fraud but that increasingly are used by police to identify suspects, accomplices and even innocent bystanders in a wide range of criminal investigations. Read More: State photo-ID databases become troves for police – The Washington Post.
Washington’s decision to arm Syria’s Sunni Muslim rebels has plunged America into the great Sunni-Shia conflict of the Islamic Middle East, entering a struggle that now dwarfs the Arab revolutions which overthrew dictatorships across the region. Read More: Iran to send 4,000 troops to aid President Assad forces in Syria – Middle East – World [...]