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FAA Lifts Flight Restrictions For Israel’s Ben Gurion International Airport

The FAA said Wednesday it has lifted its restrictions on U.S. airline flights into and out of Israel’s Ben Gurion Airport by cancelling a Notice to Airmen it renewed earlier today. The cancellation is effective at approximately 11:45 p.m. EDT. Before making this decision, the FAA said it worked with its U.S. government counterparts to […]

The Pentagon
The Pentagon


US Claims Russia Continues To Arm, Train Ukraine Separatists

By Nick Simeone Despite questions about its possible role in last week’s downing of a commercial airliner over Ukraine, Russia continues to arm and train pro-Russian separatists in the region and has dispatched more than 100 additional pieces of military equipment across the border in recent days, a Pentagon spokesman said today. “We know that […]

Thailand's General Prayuth Chan-ocha. Photo by Government of Thailand, Wikipedia Commons.
Thailand's General Prayuth Chan-ocha. Photo by Government of Thailand, Wikipedia Commons.


Thai Junta Unveils Temporary Constitution

By Steve Herman Thailand’s military junta has unveiled an interim constitution that allows the army to retain sweeping powers. And the army chief, who currently has total executive and legislative oversight, could become the kingdom’s next prime minister. Thailand’s temporary charter is to legitimize the May 22 coup and will effectively grant the junta supreme […]