Heavy fighting breaks out near Tripoli
Libya still suffers from instability.
by Feras Bosalum and Ulf Laessing
China’s top paper warns of 'new Cold War' with U.S.
China says there could be a ‘slippery slope’ towards conflict with U.S.
by Kellan Howell

Ukraine launches air offensive, kills 1,000 rebels, Kiev says
Ukraine government and separatists square off.
by Richard Balmforth and Natalia Zinets
Gaza: Mass Murder Theater
A prime example of the efficacy of brainwashing by the state.
by Kurt Nimmo

Report: Israel Warns 100,000 Gaza Residents to Move Back From Border
Israeli ministers have repeatedly hinted at a ground invasion over the past three days of airstrikes on Gaza.
by Renee Lewis
ISIS Destroys Antiquities
Tomb of Jonah smashed with sledge hammers.
by Kurt Nimmo

ISIS Is About to Destroy Biblical History in Iraq
Irreplaceable history will be annihilated or sold to corrupt and cynical collectors.
by Christopher Dickey
Rising Red Tide: China’s Navy in Frenzy to Build New Nuclear-powered Attack Subs
China’s military is investing heavily in advanced submarines, including both ballistic and cruise missile firing vessels and attack subs. Recently, Beijing showed off what appears to be a mock-up of its next-generation nuclear-powered attack submarine, according to veteran military analyst Rick Fisher. “A large outdoor model of a next generation nuclear attack submarine [SSN] has […]
by Bill Gertz

Blackwater Threatened to Kill State Dept. Official in Iraq
“I took Mr. Carroll’s threat seriously. We were in a combat zone where things can happen quite unexpectedly…”
by Mikael Thalen
Blackwater Manager Reportedly Threatened to Kill State Department Investigator
In Baghdad “..contractors, instead of Department officials, are in command and control.”
by Fox News

"The Battle For Baghdad" - A Backgrounder On ISIS' Grand Plan
The war in Iraq and the war in Syria have the potential to engulf the region.
by Zero Hedge
Most Americans Want U.S. to do Less Overseas - Survey
Six in ten said the United States should focus more on home and less overseas..
by Voice of Russia

Iran Sending Drones, Weapons to Iraq: Report
“Small fleet” of Ababil drones deployed to airfield near Baghdad.
by AFP
ISIL Massacred 1000 Across Iraq in June: UN
UN spokesman Rupert Colville says civilians make up the majority of the toll.
by Press TV

Tony Blair Admits Taking Out Saddam Partly to Blame for Crisis in Iraq
Admission comes days after he claimed invasion was not to blame for civil war.
by Tom McTague
Putin Orders Military On Combat Alert
Combat drill to involve 5,500 pieces of military equipment.
by Bloomberg