Reuters | The two boys were shot dead by Australian soldiers when they were mistaken for insurgents.
Paul Joseph Watson | Tactical nuclear weapons “should constantly be aimed at the United States”.
Tony Karon | “Nothing has changed,” the Wall Street Journal was told Thursday by Mohammad Sarmini of the Syrian National Council.
Singularity Hub | Throughout history, war and innovation have gone hand in hand.
Nile Bowie | US State Department under John Kerry will soon shift its focus to helping the rebels establish a full-fledged alternative government on Syrian territory.
LA Times | In case you didn’t get the memo – Al-Qaeda – the same group the U.S. accuses of carrying out the most devastating terrorist attack on U.S. soil in history, is now our ally in Syria.
thenational.ae | Russia, Syria’s main ally, urged Washington yesterday to steer the Syrian opposition to hold unconditional talks with the regime.
nytimes.com | Saudi Arabia has financed a large purchase of infantry weapons from Croatia.
Times of Israel | Hassan Shateri, whose death was announced last week, actually died in January bombing of Hezbollah-bound weapons convoy.
Daniel McAdams | “I will be introducing legislation to allow the president to arm the rebels,” Rep. Eliot Engel (D-N.Y.) said.
CNN | Afghan government says armed individuals who may be U.S. special forces carried out acts of torture and murder.
seattletimes.com | U.S. military launched 506 strikes from unmanned aircraft in Afghanistan last year.
AFP | Panetta warned European defence cuts mean U.S. needs to shoulder more of the burden.
washingtontimes.com | Russia’s foreign ministry said the international community must ramp up its efforts and stop the tide of violence from rising in Mali.
washingtonpost.com | An unprecedented number of studies into war zone psychology and an evolving understanding of post-traumatic stress disorder.
UPI.com | Army set to receive 111 chem-bio shelters over a two-year period.
London Telegraph | A US senator has said an estimated 4,700 people, including some civilians, have been killed in the contentious bombing raids of America’s secretive drone war.
guardian.co.uk | The military’s scare tactics on spending cuts are grossly misleading and show a Defense Department unwilling to evolve.
dailystar.com.lb | Urged residents in eastern city of Hermel near border with Syria to stay away from Hezbollah’s rocket launchers and military posts.
Reuters | North Korean diplomat: “As the saying goes, a new-born puppy knows no fear of a tiger.”
London Guardian | Sri Lanka has been accused of extensive human rights violations in relation to its treatment of its Tamil minority and the suppression of armed separatists.
AFP | Iran has no intention of developing nuclear weapons but if it wanted to, the United States could not thwart it, Khamenei said.
New Statesman | Despite the bloodshed, isn’t their nation better off as a result of the war? Not quite.
Voice of Russia | The new authorities have obviously failed to maintain law and order.
E. Wayne Merry | In the conflict zone stretching from Syria to Afghanistan lies another war waiting to re-emerge: Nagorno-Karabakh.
Xinhua | Amid fresh nuclear tests conducted by the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea.
Paul Joseph Watson | “It was like a scene from the Armageddon movie”.
Reuters | Network of tunnels are a vital lifeline for Gaza, bringing in an estimated 30 percent of all goods.
Tony Cartalucci | AFP has reported that a recent NATO airstrike in Afghanistan has killed over 10 civilians in an all-too-familiar headline glossed over by the Western media in an exercise of both depravity and hypocrisy.
investmentwatchblog.com | China may “prepare for war” in the Diaoyu Islands.
Tony Cartalucci | Team cures cancer with innovative treatment, child-patients stuck with staggering bills.
EIR | Former Bundestag member for the Christian Democrats Jürgen Todenhöfer denounced the unholy pact among the West, the Saudis, and the Islamic terrorist groups.
Paul Joseph Watson | The White House continues to struggle to get its fairytale straight.
deccanherald.com | Al-Qaeda is spreading its influence in other parts of the world, a top White House official has said.
David Blair | Accused Paris of building up the very threat its soldiers are now fighting against.
Xinhua | Chinese Ministry of National Defense says, “Japan has repeatedly spread false accusations” about normal combat readiness training.
bbc.co.uk | French forces are embroiled in a “real war” with “terrorists” around the Malian town of Gao.
AFP | Some video footage seems to have come from video game Modern Warfare 3.
Reuters & AP | Ahmadinejad’s remarks come days before he was to visit Cairo, the first Iranian president to visit Egypt in decades.
Reuters | Al Qaeda’s Iraq affiliate… last month called on Sunni protesters to take up arms against the government.
Washington’s Blog | Despite the Pretense that the U.S. and Israel Are Not Intervening In Syria’s Civil War, They Are Both At War With Syria.
cnn.com | Fire erupted at the entrance of Egypt’s presidential palace Friday night.
businessinsider.com | Netanyahu has drawn a line in the sand, only this time, it’s for the U.S.
New York Times | Israel has warned Syria to maintain control of their chemical weapons or they will likely be compelled to act.
stratrisks.com | Residents woke up under foreign military occupation.
guardian.co.uk | IDF said it had no comment on the report.
telegraph.co.uk | MPs raised fears that “mission creep” could turn the African operation into Britain’s Vietnam.
Laurence Vance | Soldiers who kill in unjust wars are murderers.
AFP | France has now deployed 2,900 troops and 2,700 African soldiers are on the ground in Mali and Niger.
Breitbart | Senator John Kerry said in his confirmation hearing statement that he will do his best to implement “President Obama’s vision.