Europe Migrant Crisis: How Are Countries Coping?
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Europe Migrant Crisis: How Are Countries Coping?

  (BBC) – Europe’s migration crisis affects EU member states in different ways – so…

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Iraq Shi’ite Militia Take Lead in Campaign to Reverse Islamic State Gains
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Iraq Shi’ite Militia Take Lead in Campaign to Reverse Islamic State Gains

  (Reuters) – Iraq’s Shi’ite paramilitaries said on Tuesday they had taken charge of the…

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Vietnam Lesson Endures, 40 Years Later
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Vietnam Lesson Endures, 40 Years Later

  (Los Angeles Times) – Another Vietnam. Those two words have become a cautionary mantra…

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Obama’s Mideast ‘Free Fall’
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Obama’s Mideast ‘Free Fall’

  (Politico) – Barack Obama faces a slew of Middle East crises that some call…

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UN: ICC Should Prosecute Islamic State for Iraq Genocide, War Crimes
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UN: ICC Should Prosecute Islamic State for Iraq Genocide, War Crimes

  (Reuters) – The United Nations said on Thursday Islamic State forces may have committed genocide in trying…

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Top US General Optimistic About Outcome of Tikrit Battle
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Top US General Optimistic About Outcome of Tikrit Battle

ROBERT BURNS, AP National Security Writer MANAMA, Bahrain (AP) — The top U.S. general predicts…

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Islamic State Recruits Broadly, Not Just Fighters
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Islamic State Recruits Broadly, Not Just Fighters

ERIC TUCKER, Associated Press SADIE GURMAN, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — As it looks to…

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The Two Minds of Obama
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The Two Minds of Obama

By Bill Fletcher, Jr. NNPA Columnist President Obama was right on the money in announcing…

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Obama Authorizes 1,500 More Troops for Iraq
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Obama Authorizes 1,500 More Troops for Iraq

  WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is authorizing the U.S. military to deploy up…

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Congress to Revisit Islamic State War Debate After Election
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Congress to Revisit Islamic State War Debate After Election

  (Reuters) – When lawmakers return to Washington after Tuesday’s congressional elections they will resume…

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