Published on Thursday, October 23, 2014 by Common Dreams by Jon Queally, staff writer A top State Department official on Thursday said that bombing oil pipelines controlled by Islamic State (or ISIS) in Syria is now a “viable option” under consideration by the U.S. military. Julieta Valls Noyes, the US deputy assistant secretary for European and Eurasian […]
Published on Friday, September 12, 2014 by Common Dreams by Jon Queally, staff writer A day after President Obama told the American public he was preparing to bomb targets inside the sovereign state of Syria and that he did not need congressional approval to do so, critics are lashing out against what Bruce Ackerman, a professor of […]
Published onWednesday, August 13, 2014 by Common Dreams by Lauren McCauley, staff writer In an in-depth interview published by Wired Magazine on Wednesday, Edward Snowden discloses what government activities proved to be the “last straw,” prompting the whistleblower to expose the depths of the National Security Agency’s secret surveillance operation. Speaking with investigative journalist James […]
The Syrian Electronic Army hacker group set its sights on Skype’s social media accounts
Seymour Hersh report asks serious questions about the president’s case for war
Putin took the unusual step Thursday of publishing an op-ed in The New York Times “to speak directly to the American people and their political leaders”.
Putin has positioned himself as a diplomat and peacekeeper, giving moral and political lectures to President Obama.
Syrian foreign minister on Monday welcomed Russia’s proposal that Damascus hand over control of its chemical weapons arsenal to international supervision to avoid US military action.