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US Evacuation In Libya Shows Ill Effects Of American Interventionism – OpEd

The American foreign policy elite should learn something from the recent humiliating evacuation of the U.S. embassy in Tripoli, Libya—amid the chaos of tribal civil war in that country—but probably won’t. Since World War II, this bipartisan elite has thumbed its nose at the traditional U.S. foreign policy of strategic independence and military restraint overseas, […]

Flag of the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant
Islamic State flag


ISIL Assassinates Yesterday’s Allies

By Hassan al-Obaidi After unilaterally declaring a “caliphate,” the “Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant” (ISIL) began systematically assassinating the leaders and fighters of its former allies who had initially fought alongside the group in Mosul but later refused to merge with ISIL or to pledge allegiance to its self-appointed caliph, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, […]

Iran's IR 40 nuclear facility in Arak
Iran's IR 40 nuclear facility in Arak


Iran Denies Agreement Over Arak Or Fordow Nuclear Facilities

A senior Iranian nuclear negotiator has dismissed allegations of Iran’s consent to scale down its uranium enrichment program. “Any agreement about Arak or Fordow nuclear facilities is denied. No agreement has so far been reached about the issues under discussion [with six world powers], including these two sites, and the differences still remain,” Abbas Araqchi, […]

Saudi Arabia
Saudi Arabia


Yemen Repatriates Eight Saudi Al-Qaeda Suspects

Yemen has repatriated eight Saudis wanted for suspected links with Al-Qaeda in the second handover of its kind since February, said Interior Ministry spokesman Mansour Al-Turki on Thursday. “The Kingdom has received eight Saudis wanted for joining Al-Qaeda in Yemen,” he said. “The move comes as part of joint security operations between the two countries […]