FEATURED NEWS POST
Fighting for us
By John Bolton July 29, 2014 @ 10:07amClick here to read more
Israel’s effort to destroy Hamas’ underground Gaza Strip infrastructure is about defeating terrorism, yes — but even graver issues are involved. Hamas’s long record of indiscriminate rocket attacks (over 11,000 since Israel left Gaza in 2005), its suicide bombers and its determination to destroy the Jewish state are all too real.
This is more than ample justification for Israel not just to retaliate against Hamas, but to destroy it.
US: Russia Violated Nuclear Treaty
By American Security Council Foundation ASCF July 29, 2014 @ 9:28amClick here to read more
The United States accused Russia of violating a historic nuclear test ban treaty by testing a ground-launched cruise missile.
U.S officials said President Barack Obama informed Russian President Vladimir Putin in a letter Monday of the United States' determination that Russia broke the 1987 treaty.
Illegal immigrants protest outside White House, with little fear of repercussions
By American Security Council Foundation ASCF July 29, 2014 @ 9:17amClick here to read more
Illegal immigrant demonstrators were protesting outside the White House on Monday – but don’t expect America’s immigration officers to intervene.
An Immigration and Customs Enforcement official indicated that even if the protesters end up getting arrested by D.C. police, they’d have to be serious criminals for ICE to get involved.
Israel Pounds Gaza; Netanyahu Warns of Long Campaign
By American Security Council Foundation ASCF July 29, 2014 @ 9:10amClick here to read more
Israel's military pounded targets in the Gaza Strip on Tuesday after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said his country should be prepared for a long conflict in the Palestinian enclave, quashing any hopes of a swift end to 22 days of fighting.
Israeli aircraft, tanks and navy gunboats targeted symbols of Hamas control, firing on the house of Hamas Gaza leader Ismail Haniyeh before dawn on Tuesday, causing damage but no casualties, Gaza's interior ministry said.
EU Set to Impose Tougher Sanctions on Russia
By American Security Council Foundation ASCF July 29, 2014 @ 9:04amClick here to read more
The European Union is set to impose new sanctions against Russia, targeting its finance and defense sectors over the conflict in Ukraine. A decision by European Union ambassadors, meeting in Brussels, is expected later Tuesday.
In a conference call with President Barack Obama on Monday, the leaders of Britain, Germany, Italy and France expressed their willingness to adopt new sanctions against Russia in coordination with the United States.