Politics

  • Obama's executive orders on immigration are constitutional
    President-barack-obama 2014-11-10 09:03:33 UTC
    President Obama vowed Sunday to move forward with an executive order to ease immigration laws before the end of the year, ignoring dire warnings from Republican leaders that the move will poison his relationship with the next Congress. "I’d pre...
  • US Airstrikes Target Gathering of Islamic State Leaders
    Us_airstrike-isis 2014-11-09 06:19:24 UTC
    BAGHDAD — US Fighter jets carried out an airstrikes on Saturday and destroyed 10 armed Islamic State trucks around the Mosul in northern Iraq. An Iraqi security official and a military commander said that the group’s leader, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, ...
  • Hillary Clinton won the 2014 midterms
    Hillary_clinton 2014-11-05 20:21:04 UTC
    Many of the candidates that the Clintons backed in this cycle went down to defeat. While former Newsweek reporter Andrew Romano isn’t denying 2014 was a good year for Republicans, he could not wait to start shaking the pom-poms for how Hillary’s p...
  • U.S. 2014 Midterms: A slap in Obama's face
    President-barack-obama 2014-11-05 07:03:27 UTC
    Republicans swept to power in the US Senate after a rout for Democrats in midterm elections that were dominated by criticism of Barack Obama’s presidency and are likely to hobble his last two years in Washington. A stronger-than-expected Republ...
  • Not Friends At All: The Crisis in U.S.-Israel Relations
    Obama-netanyahu 2014-10-29 22:12:22 UTC
    By JEFFREY GOLDBERG - The other day I was talking to a senior Obama administration official about the foreign leader who seems to frustrate the White House and the State Department the most. “The thing about Bibi is, he’s a chickenshit,” this o...
  • 4 Women Who Could Be on the Next GOP Presidential Ticket
    Condoleezza_rice-kelly_ayotte-susana_martinez-nikki_haley 2014-10-27 02:47:57 UTC
    Four women are early frontrunners to be part of a 2016 presidential ticket. As voters and the media continue to obsess over the next "first" in national electoral politics, these four Republican women make a strong case to be part of such a ticket...
  • Video: IS seized some of the weapons airdropped for Kurds
    Isis 2014-10-21 21:44:52 UTC
    In a new video, IS shows American-made weapons it says were intended for the Kurds but actually were air dropped into territory they control. At least one bundle of U.S. weapons airdropped in Kobane appears to have fallen into the hands of IS, a ...
  • KOBANE: U.S. planes drop weapon to Kurdish Peshmerga
    Kobane-us 2014-10-20 07:19:40 UTC
    U.S. military aircraft dropped weapons and supplies to Kurdish peshmerga defending the Syrian city of Kobane against the 'Islamic State' IS, despite its ally Turkey’s declarations opposing such a move. The airdrops on Sunday were the first of t...
  • Obama’s ‘red line’ on Syria damaged U.S. credibility
    Panetta 2014-10-07 17:05:59 UTC
    WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Defense Secretary Leon Panetta is criticizing President Barack Obama for leaning toward, then deciding against military action against Syria for its use of chemical weapons. "By failing to respond, it sent the wrong mes...
  • How ISIS protects against Air strikes
    Us-air-strik-diaalnews 2014-10-15 05:53:26 UTC
    By Orion Pegman Two months after the U.S. air strike against ISIS, the signs show how well the Islamic State adapts to the new situation. Most buildings are evacuated before the air strikes. In a village south of Kirkuk, fighters left one ...
  • Edward Snowden Awarded 'Alternative Nobel'
    Edward_snowden_alan_rusbridger-diaalnews 2014-09-27 15:58:29 UTC
    By Leonie Terfort, DIAAL NEWS - NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden and Guardian editor-in-chief Alan Rusbridger have jointly received the 2014 Right Livelihood honorary award, dubbed “the alternative nobel prize”. Sveriges Television SVT an...
  • Will we ever get a deal on climate change?
    Clima 2014-09-30 18:03:48 UTC
    By Leonie Terfort, Climate summit on September 23 at the UN, NY - Nifty strollers, weathered protesters, upper-east-side walking shoes, politicians, seniors, celebrities and lots of tweeting young people. Emma Thomson (actress) summed their ...
  • 3000 volunteers to help fight the Ebola Virus outbreak
    -news-1 2014-09-24 15:54:19 UTC
    Diaal News - The US is sending 3000 military employees to the disaster region in West African to help in the fight against the Ebola epidemic, personnel include doctors, medics, engineers and logistics experts. According to U.S. government of...
  • Hillary Clinton Frying Political Steak in Iowa
    Hillaryclinton_043012 2014-09-17 20:13:15 UTC
    By Michael Luz and Daniella Inbar Democratic presumed frontrunner makes sizzling appearance at event for Senator Tom Harkin. Diaal News - Senator Harkin’s steak fry is a Democratic institution dating back long before the Clinton’s themselv...
  • US senators back release of CIA abuse details
    Nsa-2012 2014-10-31 20:57:58 UTC
    <strong>CIA torture report: Dianne Feinstein called its findings "shocking" and the CIA's behavior "in stark contrast to our values as a nation"</strong> The Senate intelligence committee voted on Thursday to declassify parts of a study into th...