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  • School feeding in the Central African Republic
    International School Meals Day: From the U.S., Central African Republic to Syria
    On Thursday, March 5, we can all celebrate International School Meals Day. Food for education matters whether here in the United States or in lands far away.It is the right of every child in the world to have school meals. It is our responsibility...
  • Plumpy'Doz is need by thousands of starving children in Syria
    ISIS starves children in Syria by blocking aid
    The war in Syria is a war against children. One of the weapons is a slow starvation. In the Ar-Raqqa governorate of Northern Syria, which is controlled by the terrorist group ISIS, children are not getting food needed to prevent malnutrition.Ar...
  • ISIS threat overwhelming worry in latest Gallup poll
    ISIS threat overwhelming worry in latest Gallup poll
    In a Gallup poll released Friday, Americans believe the Islamic State group poses the most serious threat to the United States in the next decade. A stunning 84 percent of respondents said ISIS jihadists, who have ravaged Syria and Iraq territory...
  • Jordanian F-16 Fighting Falcon
    Jordanian pilot Moaz al-Kasasbeh may have been shot down by Islamic Caliphate
    Jordanian pilot Moaz al-Kasasbeh may have been shot down by the Islamic Caliphate last December according to a U.S. official, contradicting previous U.S. claims that the Islamic terrorist group did not down his aircraft.UPI reported on Thursday...
  • AUMF: More Mid-East war coming - will Americans pay to stay?
    AUMF: More Mid-East war coming - will Americans pay to stay?
    Afghanistan, Iraq, Libya, Nigeria, Pakistan, Somalia, Syria, Yemen have all been ground zero for America’s 14-year “war on terror.” Today marks the opening salvo for President Obama’s “new war on extremism” and...
  • President Barack Obama meets with Jordanian King Abdullah II in White House
    President Obama is right about ISIS, but nothing else
    The president is correct when he says the greatest threat facing civilization is not Islamic terrorism. He is also correct when he says those perpetrating horrific atrocities against humanity do not represent the true tenants of any organized...
  • Terror Group ISIS Executes Japanese Hostage
    Terror Group ISIS Executes Japanese Hostage
    Kenji Goto was a freelance journalist, who traveled to the Middle East to cover the lives of people who have seen their lives torn apart by war and strife across the area.Instead, Goto was captured in Syria by the terror group ISIS. According to...
  • Obama discussing ISIL
    Reconciling Obama's view of ISIL
    The fact is that ISIL controls vast areas in Syria and Iraq with brutal military force. That means that they are financed and armed. It means that the population under their control is either complicit, or that the nation states that are supposed...
  • Boko Haram Launches Major Offensive
    Boko Haram Launches Major Offensive
    Nigeria's Islamic rebels Boko Haram launched a major offensive against Maiduguri the largest city in northeastern Nigeria. The city has some 2 million who were rocked by artillery and small arms fire this past Sunday. The terrorists attacked...
  • Syrian refugees in Iraq
    The forgotten wars in Afghanistan, Syria and Iraq
    There is a terrifying enemy threatening civilians in war-torn Afghanistan, Syria and Iraq. This is another foe besides the Taliban, Al Qaeda, the Syrian regime or ISIS. It's a silent menace that may yet be the most powerful.It is hunger....
  • Boko Haram
    On religious violence
    Some human beings are violent. Some are religious. Some are one or the other. Some are both. Some are neither.The world is full of people who are just plain violent. That’s how they are, usually from some bad mix of nature and nurture....
  • U.S Special Forces are limited in their interception of ISIL forces due the absence of legal security agreement.
    Can the United States Legally Engage ISIL? Will US Forces Return to Iraq?
    Why are US Special Forces having difficulty operating against ISIL?United States special forces have since time and memorial operated in the most harsh and unimaginable theaters and under diverse circumstances. Since the days of the inception and...
  • Anti terrorism raid
    Anti terrorism raid in Belgium turns deadly
    An anti terrorism raid in the eastern Belgian town of Verviers on Thursday, turned deadly after a shootout between police and suspected ISIS directed terrorists near a train station. At least two suspected gunmen are dead and one other person is...
  • UNHCR calls for greater aid for Syrian refugees
    UN refugee chief calls for increased aid for Syrian refugees
    On Wednesday in Amman, Jordan United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) António Guterres called for greater economic aid in 2015 for Syrian families displaced from their homes and living as refugees in neighboring counties due to the...
  • Malala Yousafzai accepts nobel peace prize
    Women in 2014: Notable struggles and triumphs
    Looking back at an eventful year, both positive gains and devastating losses took place on the battlefield for women’s rights. Women strive internationally to obtain equality under the law and diminish violence and discrimination. Small...