Wednesday, July 31, 2013 - 14:45
Bahrain's press on Monday hailed tough new powers given to the authorities to address an upsurge in terrorist violence that hit several sites across the Gulf state.
Wednesday, July 31, 2013 - 14:20
House Rep. Barbara Lee (D-CA) introduces a bill that would repeal the Authorization for the Use of Military Force, currently in place.
Wednesday, July 31, 2013 - 14:15
House Rep. William R. Keating (D-MA) welcomes the decision of the European Union to designate Hezbollah as a terrorist organization.
Wednesday, July 31, 2013 - 13:10

As the U.S. and NATO forces prepare to leave Afghanistan starting next year, a new buzzword has appeared in Central Asian capitals: “spillover.” This is the theory that, when coalition troops withdraw, the Afghanistan authorities won’t be able to maintain order, resulting in either civil war or the return of an Islamist government in Afghanistan. This could lead to various dangerous elements spilling over the border from Afghanistan into the ex-Soviet Central Asian states, including guns, drugs and radical Islamists. 

Tuesday, July 30, 2013 - 13:58
The protest movement in Iraq that began in December 2012 has not occurred in isolation from events in Syria over the past two years.
Monday, July 29, 2013 - 18:26
Thursday, July 25, 2013 - 13:54
The Yemen-based branch of Al Qaeda confirmed on Wednesday that the group's No. 2 figure, a former Guantanamo Bay prisoner, was killed in a U.S. drone strike.