Al Jazeera journalists quit channel citing bias Posted: Wednesday, March 14, 2012
Little US Popular Support for Israeli Attack on Iran Amid persistent speculation over a possible Israeli military attack against Iranian nuclear facilities in the wake of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's visit to Washington, a detailed new public opinion survey released Tuesday suggests that such a move would enjoy little support in the United States.
The Spymaster: Meir Dagan on Iran's threat In a rare interview, ex-chief of Mossad Meir Dagan speaks out against a preemptive strike against Iranian nuclear facilities anytime soon. He says the Iranian regime is rational in its own way. Lesley Stahl reports.
Backing Into World War III? According to the doctrine of pre-emptive war, Iran can be attacked based on its alleged desire to develop nuclear weapons, just as Iraq was attacked in 2003. In fact, Congress is currently debating whether a nuclear capability alone (which Brazil, Japan, and other countries enjoy) could justify the 'preventive' attack.
Qatar's aggressive stance towards Assad has led to a string of resignations at the country's al-Jazeera TV news channel. Those who left describe bias at the station which they say has become a tool to target the Syrian regime. RT's Paula Slier describes those accusations.
Russia says Syrian ceasefire must be simultaneous Syrian government forces will not stop fighting or withdraw from positions unless rebel forces instantly mirror their move, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Tuesday, underscoring continued divisions between Moscow and the West.
Afghan government team attacked, Taliban fume over massacre KABUL (Reuters) - Suspected insurgents opened fire on Tuesday on senior Afghan investigators of the massacre of 16 civilians by a lone U.S. soldier, Afghan officials said, just hours after the Taliban threatened to behead American troops to avenge the killings.
End the Afghan mission now It was clear before Sunday's horrific massacre of civilians that it's past time for the U.S. mission in Afghanistan to end. Now the only question should be how quickly we can get our troops onto transport planes to fly them home.
US defense chief in Kyrgyzstan, eyes on Manas U.S. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta arrived in Kyrgyzstan on Tuesday seeking to flag the importance of an air base the Kyrgyz president wants the U.S. military to vacate when its lease expires in mid-2014.
Joseph Kony resolution introduced in House Two House lawmakers on Tuesday introduced a resolution supporting efforts to counter the Lord's Resistance Army, hoping to build on the momentum created by a viral YouTube video spotlighting the atrocities of LRA leader Joseph Kony.
In spotlight, Uganda says Congo slows hunt for Kony Responding to an Internet campaign backed by celebrities who want Uganda to capture fugitive warlord Joseph Kony and save child soldiers, the government complained on Monday it needed more help from its African neighbors.