Israel feels the heat in the middle of an Arabian volcano

Tunisia, Egypt, Jordan and Yemen are in flames. Out of this volcano in the Middle East will come nothing good. Israeli security experts are casting an uneasy eye at the civil unrest spreading through the region as Yemen joined the list of Arab states experiencing unprecedented demonstrations, and Egypt braced for more civil unrest. “We… Read More Israel feels the heat in the middle of an Arabian volcano

“Book him for war crimes” says Tony Blair’s in-law

KUALA LUMPUR — Former prime minister Tony Blair’s sister-in-law Lauren Booth, a rights campaigner and Muslim convert, said on Wednesday that he should be tried for war crimes over the invasion of Iraq. Booth, the half-sister of Blair’s barrister wife Cherie, is in Malaysia for lectures organized by Viva Palestine, a British-based organization associated with… Read More “Book him for war crimes” says Tony Blair’s in-law

American Republicans offer rebuke to UN

Republican members of the U.S. House of Representatives have criticized the United Nations as “bloated” and “ineffective” and vowed to press for reforms and a reduction in U.S. funding. At a January 25 meeting of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, members characterized the world body as inefficient and corrupt. Committee Chairwoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen is leading… Read More American Republicans offer rebuke to UN