FEATURED NEWS POST
Mixed Signals on Second Migrant Wave at US Border
By American Security Council Foundation ASCF September 2, 2014 @ 7:31amClick here to read more
In Nuevo Laredo, Mexico, Methodist pastor Jaser Davila said if the Central American migrants he meets daily in this border city are right, more travelers are on their way to the U.S from Guatemala, El Salvador and Honduras.
Davila's humanitarian relief group is anticipating another influx like the one that has brought tens of thousands of unaccompanied children to the U.S. since last October - twice the number as the previous year.
US Targets Al-Shabab in Somalia Strike
By American Security Council Foundation ASCF September 2, 2014 @ 7:29amClick here to read more
Officials in Somalia say a U.S. drone strike against militant group al-Shabab targeted the group's leader, Ahmed Abdi Godane.
The officials said Monday's attack in the Lower Shabelle region was focused on a meeting of senior al-Shabab leaders. Witnesses said drones fired at least four missiles that destroyed two al-Shabab vehicles.
NATO to Russia: Stop 'Illegal' Military Operations in Ukraine
By American Security Council Foundation ASCF August 29, 2014 @ 9:28amClick here to read more
NATO has called on Russia to cease its "illegal military operations" in eastern Ukraine, which it says are aimed at destabilizing the country.
The comments by NATO chief Anders Fogh Rasmussen on Friday followed an emergency meeting in Brussels to discuss the worsening crisis.
Obama Signals No Immediate Airstrikes in Syria
By American Security Council Foundation ASCF August 29, 2014 @ 9:24amClick here to read more
President Barack Obama is downplaying the possibility of imminent U.S. airstrikes against Islamic extremists in Syria, as the insurgents released a new video appearing to show another brutal beheading.
Speaking to reporters Thursday at the White House, Obama said he is still working on a comprehensive plan to deal with the group.
Jihadist Recruitment Tools Raise US Concerns
By American Security Council Foundation ASCF August 29, 2014 @ 9:21amClick here to read more
The deaths of as many as two U.S. citizens in Syria fighting alongside the group known as the Islamic State are raising fears about the number of Americans drawn to the jihadist cause and the possibility of an Islamic State attack in the United States.
A jihadist video posted on the Internet claims to show U.S. citizen Moner Mohammad abu-Salha, part of the propaganda machine intended to draw more Americans to the fight.