Defending the Right to Offend
I am a free speech absolutist.
by Ayaan Hirsi Ali

Muslim Brotherhood Leader Faces Death Penalty
Key Obama ally became Egyptian president following 2011 “revolution.”
by Jared Malsin
700 Refugees Flee War-Torn Libya Thanks To Hillary Clinton
State Dept. created turmoil in Libya.

Australia Says It Broke Up ISIS-Inspired Plot To Attack WWI Event
Attack involved knives and was targeted at police.
by Bill Chappell
ISIL video purports to show killing of Ethiopian Christians
Christians must convert to Islam or pay a special tax prescribed by the Quran.
by Jane Onyanga-Omara

Thousands of Iraqis flee as Islamic State makes gains in Sunni heartland
Ramadi at risk of falling to the Islamic State despite seven months of airstrikes.
by Loveday Morris
Ukrainian complaint: Russia persists in illegally feeding Donbass civilians
Many instances of death from hunger in the zone of conflict.
by Wake Up From Your Slumber

Video: Protestor Confronts President of European Central Bank
Central bankers confronted.
Gunter Grass warned of 'sleepwalking' into world war in final interview
Germany’s Nobel-winning author Gunter Grass said he feared humanity was “sleepwalking” into a world war, in the last interview he gave before his death on Monday.
by AFP

Vladimir Putin Is World's Most Influential Person Americans Say
US citizens apparently feel others are far more influential than the man occupying The White House.
by Zero Hedge
China to strengthen surveillance, security in anti-terror push
National population database linked to ID information and credit records…
by Reuters

Four Former Blackwater Mercenaries Are Going to Prison for Slaughtering Iraqi Civilians
Slaughter was a massive public relations and foreign policy disaster for the Bush administration.
by Matt Taylor
Israel angry as Russia approves missiles for Iran
John Kerry had raised his concerns with his Russian counterpart.
by The Telegraph

Two Russian planes evacuate over 350 people from Yemen
Departure was allowed by the Saudi authorities who control the air space above Yemen.
by Russia Beyond the Headlines
Tony Blair: Democracy Doesn't Work, But Totalitarianism Will
Globalist seeks control over everyone.