Clashes in Kashmir Risk Taking India-Pakistan Back to Brink of Nuclear War

Clashes in Kashmir Risk Taking India-Pakistan Back to Brink of Nuclear War

The long ignored suffering of the Kashmiri people carries with it the world’s greatest risk of full-scale nuclear war between two long-standing adversaries. Tensions have reemerged in the disputed territory of Kashmir, a Muslim-dominated region that has long been controlled by India, but whose population longs to be reunited with their brethren in Pakistan exacerbating longstanding tensions between the two nuclear powers. Ten…

France to Send Artillery to Iraq in Fight Against ISIL

France to Send Artillery to Iraq in Fight Against ISIL

French president announces plan to send artillery, but no ground troops, to combat ISIL in Iraq in August. French President Francois Hollande has said that France will send heavy artillery to Iraq to support the fight against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL). Hollande announced the plan on Friday, saying the artillery equipment…

Israel Lines Its Pockets With Palestinian Aid — And The US Helps Israel Keep It That Way

A Palestinian boy looks from his family’s destroyed house at workers rebuild a house which was destroyed during the last summer’s Israeli bombardment of Gaza City on Thursday, July 23, 2015. By Robert Fantina @RobertFantina | July 23, 2016    Complicity with Israel’s occupation and corruption in Mr. Abbas’ PA play into another major roadblock…