Archive for September, 2013

Nuclear weapons in Iran, war in Syria: Why faith matters in foreign policy – Washington Post (blog)

Monday, September 30th, 2013

Washington Post (blog)

Nuclear weapons in Iran, war in Syria: Why faith matters in foreign policy
Washington Post (blog)
Belief is a habit of mind that reckons possibilities. It is a faith that fires an alchemy that transforms possibility into reality. It is seeing beyond sight. At the same time, belief walks alongside unbelief and suspicion. Last week, President Obama ...

Turkey Opposition Blasts Govt Over Chinese Arms Sales, Warns of “Rupture … – TheTower.org

Monday, September 30th, 2013

TheTower.org

Turkey Opposition Blasts Govt Over Chinese Arms Sales, Warns of "Rupture ...
TheTower.org
Turkey Opposition Blasts Govt Over Chinese Arms Sales, Warns of “Rupture” With NATO. by TheTower.org Staff | 09.30.13 12:45 pm. Responding last July to news that Turkey was planning to purchase air defense systems from China, a NATO official ...
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Fifty Shia sentenced in Bahrain

Monday, September 30th, 2013
A court in Bahrain reportedly sentences 50 Shia Muslims to up to 15 years in prison for forming a clandestine group which has been behind anti-government protests.

China Ban on Items for Nuclear Use to North Korea May Stall Arms Bid – New York Times

Monday, September 30th, 2013

China Ban on Items for Nuclear Use to North Korea May Stall Arms Bid
New York Times
BEIJING — During the George W. Bush era, North Korea and Iran were joined together as the Axis of Evil, but with President Obama's phone call to President Hassan Rouhani of Iran last week, that pairing — already out of favor in some quarters in ...

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Obama, Netanyahu agree Iran mustn’t possess nuclear weapon – Ynetnews

Monday, September 30th, 2013

Obama, Netanyahu agree Iran mustn't possess nuclear weapon
Ynetnews
Despite all this, Prime Minister Netanyahu and leadership in Jerusalem warn that Rohani and Khamenei are merely stalling in order to develop nuclear weapons, and that their words are not backed by any actual action proving Iran is willing to neglect ...

Syria’s neighbours plead for support

Monday, September 30th, 2013
Syria's neighbours make an urgent plea at a UN meeting in Geneva for support in dealing with the ongoing refugee crisis.

Iran-US ‘rapprochement’ challenges Israel’s Netanyahu

Monday, September 30th, 2013
Why US-Iran 'rapprochement' is cause for concern for Israel

Lessons From a Famous Bet – New York Times (blog)

Monday, September 30th, 2013

New York Times (blog)

Lessons From a Famous Bet
New York Times (blog)
The country was ready for Ehrlich's message when he published “The Population Bomb” in 1968, but his tremendous success in turn left a profound mark on public thinking about environmental problems. Ehrlich was one of a handful of environmental leaders ...

Nuclear Weapons Officer Suspended for Alleged Fake Poker Chips – ABC News

Monday, September 30th, 2013

Nuclear Weapons Officer Suspended for Alleged Fake Poker Chips
ABC News
Nuclear Weapons Officer Suspended for Alleged Fake Poker Chips. The number-two officer in charge of nuclear war-fighting forces is under investigation. 02:04 | 09/30/2013. Share: Transcript for Nuclear Weapons Officer Suspended for Alleged Fake Poker ...

Deadly car bombs strike Baghdad

Monday, September 30th, 2013
Dozens of people are killed and many more injured as car bombs explode in several districts of the Iraqi capital, Baghdad, officials say.