Air Raids Near Syrian Capital Kill More Than 80
Another activist group said air raids killed at least 100 and wounded about 300.
by Bassem Mroue
Tony Blair Should Be 'Dragged in Shackles to Court' Over Iraq War, Says Father of Killed Soldier
Officials have pushed back publication of the Chilcot Inquiry for six years.
by Nadia Prupis

Senior US military official: Turkey 'needed a hook' and tricked us on ISIS
“Turkey wanted to move against the PKK, but it needed a hook.”
by Natasha Bertrand
ISIS releases ‘hit list of US military personnel’, claims hacking victory
There is some skepticism over the content of the latest batch
by RT

NATO and Russia Prepare for War
Probability of all-out conflict increasingly likely says think tank.
by Kurt Nimmo
Pentagon reviewing program to train Syrian rebels
Concerns come in the wake of an Al Qaeda attack on a small group of the first US trained and equipped rebels.
by Barbara Starr

Putin Giving Up on Assad, Says Erdogan
Takeover of the nation will prevent Syria from becoming a major transport route for Russia’s gas.
by Eric Zuesse
US deploying 6 fighter jets to Turkey to fight ISIS
Ankara has asked the US to establish a no-fly zone over Syria and a “security zone” along the Turkish border.
by RT

Cruz says Iran could set off Electro Magnetic Pulse over east coast, killing 10s of millions
Ted Cruz hosted a roundtable on the Iran deal.
by Philip Weiss
U.S. Shoots Down Idea of Syria Safe Zone
There are definitely no U.S. plans for a “safe zone” inside Syria. In fact, there really is no “zone,” and there is no plan to keep the area “safe.”
by Josh Rogin

If Spending Is Our Military Strategy, Our Strategy Is Bankrupt
The U.S. spends more on defense than the next ten big spenders combined.
by Mark Mateski

Arms Embargo Should Be Lifted To Fight Islamic State, Libyan Government Says
ISIS was able to take advantage of the country’s instability.
by Michael Kaplan
Children and mentally ill lead new wave of suspected Boko Haram suicide bombers
Militants continue to rampage across northern Nigeria and Cameroon as local forces prepare new battle to contain rising regional security threat.
by Peter Foster

U.S. Troops to Train Regular Ukrainian Military Troops: State Department
“…part of our long-running defense cooperation with Ukraine…” State Dept. representative said.
by Reuters
‘If we don’t take out Iran,’ it will reenact the Holocaust in US and Israel
Call for a war with Iran was widely shared.
by Philip Weiss