Iran can break out to nuclear weapons “very quickly,” and Israel must maintain operational readiness for any threat that may arise, Maj.-Gen. res. Amos Gilad, director of political-military affairs at the Defense Ministry, warned on Monday. Read More: Israeli defense official: Iran can break out to nuclear weapons ‘very quickly’ | JPost | Israel News.
If he and “97 percent” of scientists are wrong on climate change, efforts to mitigate it will at worst have brought millions of jobs, better health and energy security, Secretary of State John Kerry told Boston College graduates Monday. “But if we do nothing, and it turns out that the critics and the naysayers […]
After several exasperating decades, one of the thorniest and most painful issues on Israel’s public agenda may at last be heading toward a resolution. In a move underlining the national consensus regarding the Temple Mount, Likud MK Miri Regev and Labor MK Hilik Bar have reached across the aisle to prepare a joint bill that […]
Gen. Khalifa Haftar’s assaults on the Libyan parliament in Tripoli Sunday and Islamist strongholds in Benghazi last week, at the head of a group of former Libyan soldiers and assorted militias, has won a certain amount of backing from the US and United Arab Emirates, in the hope that his campaign will finally bring stable […]
The EPA will launch the most dramatic anti-pollution regulation in a generation early next month, a sweeping crackdown on carbon that offers President Barack Obama his last real shot at a legacy on climate change — while causing significant political peril for red-state Democrats. Read More: President Obama’s big carbon crackdown readies for launch – […]
Dozens of same-sex couples were officially married Monday after a federal judge ruled that Oregon’s voter-approved ban on same-sex marriage was unconstitutional. U.S. District Judge Michael McShane said the ban discriminates against gay couples and ordered Oregon not to enforce it. Oregon officials earlier refused to defend the ban in court. Jubilant couples […]
Chief Israeli negotiator Tzipi Livni and Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas met briefly in London on Thursday night, in the first meeting between Israeli and Palestinian officials since peace talks failed last month, Channel 2 reported. Read More: Livni and Abbas discuss Fatah-Hamas unity gov’t in meeting in London | JPost | Israel News.
Three of the four installments of the Fifth Assessment Report (AR5) of the United Nations’ Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), which claims to show the state of the global climate system under stress, are now available. All three show things are seriously amiss – although not necessarily with the climate itself. The final […]
Research which heaped doubt on the rate of global warming was deliberately suppressed by scientists because it was “less than helpful” to their cause, it was claimed last night. Read More: Scientists in cover-up of ‘damaging’ climate view | The Times.
The visit of the Russian President Vladimir Putin to China is seen as a landmark event in terms of changing the vector of Russia’s development towards Asia. State Duma deputy Mikhail Emelyanov explained in an interview with Pravda.Ru why the United States tried to prevent Russia’s initiative to move closer to China and how the […]