Tag: World Review

Voters Frown on U.S. Military Intervention

World Review | Endtime Magazine Sept/Oct 2014 by Ginger Boerkircher   According to a new poll, Americans are recoiling from direct engagement overseas and oppose U.S. involvement in Afghanistan, Iraq, Syria and Ukraine, by large margins. The survey provides a unique look at the foreign policy attitudes of voters, who will decide the most competitive […]

Next Phase Begins for Real ID

World Review | Endtime Magazine Sept/Oct 2014 by Ginger Boerkircher   The REAL ID Act, passed by Congress in 2005, has entered its next phase of enforcement. Those holding non-compliant state ID’s will not be able to use those cards to enter “restricted areas for all Federal facili- ties and for nuclear power plants” according […]

Louisiana Allows Real ID

World Review | Endtime Magazine Sept/Oct 2014 by Ginger Boerkircher   Worries that Louisiana residents could one day need a passport to board domestic airline flights persuaded lawmakers to repeal a six-year-old law. The state law had kept Louisiana from issuing driver’s licenses that comply with the REAL ID law. The vote was 85-2, with no debate, […]

Five-Year Plan for Global Domination

World Review | Endtime Magazine Sept/Oct 2014 by Ginger Boerkircher   ISIS has declared the establishment of a caliphate, or Islamic state, in the areas of the Middle East that have fallen under its control, and has outlined a vision to expand into Europe, North Africa and large parts of Western Asia. Upon the declaration, […]

Jean-Claude Juncker

World Review | Endtime Magazine Sept/Oct 2014 by Ginger Boerkircher The European Parliament has elected former Luxembourg Prime Minister, Jean-Claude Juncker, as the new leader of the 28-nation bloc’s executive arm. Lawmakers in Strasbourg voted 422-250 for the 59-year-old who will take over as European Commission President, in November, from the incumbent, Jose Manuel Barroso […]

U.S. Deploys Force to Iraq

World Review | Endtime Magazine Sept/Oct 2014 by Ginger Boerkircher   The United States has deployed troops “equipped for combat” to Iraq. President Barack Obama informed Congress to counter the growing threat of ISIS, a terrorist militia threatening the sovereignty of Iraq and Syria. The U.S. acknowledged that, in order to address the dramatic advances […]

Iranian Threat

World Review | Endtime Magazine Sept/Oct 2014 by Ginger Boerkircher   Iran has reached the point of being a “nuclear threshold state” and has the capacity to build a bomb in less than a year, says Strategic and Intelligence Affairs Minister Yuval Steinitz. He said that Iran is already on the threshold of creating a […]

Merkel may Leave Chancellor’s Post

World Review | Endtime Magazine Sept/Oct 2014 by Ginger Boerkircher   Chancellor Angela Merkel’s government remains under unprecedented pressure due to the long-running scandal over U.S. surveillance in Germany. According to a recent report, Merkel is ready to quit before the end of her term, to chair the European Council. If Merkel were to resign […]

Albania’s EU Membership

World Review | Endtime Magazine Sept/Oct 2014 by Ginger Boerkircher   Albania is now officially an EU accession country. After decades of communist isolation, the country of 3 million people received official candidate status. Despite the euphoria, the hardest part still lies ahead. The EU stipulates that Albania first has to initiate several reforms.

Smart Lights Tracking Your Moves

World Review | Endtime Magazine Sept/Oct 2014 by Ginger Boerkircher   A California company has found a way to turn LED lights into smart networks that can collect and feed data. However, the new technological opportunities are also raising privacy concerns. Across the globe, cities are phasing out old incandescent and sodium bulbs and replacing […]