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Witnessing the beginning of the end for Syria

Witnessing the beginning of the end for Syria

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Russia announces aggressive naval doctrine

Russia announces aggressive naval doctrine

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Turkey: the heart of four interacting global crises

Turkey: the heart of four interacting global crises

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Obama's nuke deal with Iran lets killers go free

Obama's nuke deal with Iran lets killers go free

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Nigerian Christian survives Muslim terror only to lose family in another strike

Nigerian Christian survives Muslim terror only to lose family in another strike

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World's Lutherans drop investments in fossil fuels

World's Lutherans drop investments in fossil fuels

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Russia's embrace of Argentina grows stronger

Russia's embrace of Argentina grows stronger

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Catholic girl/activist calls on Pope to shut down oil plant on Catholic land

Catholic girl/activist calls on Pope to shut down oil plant on Catholic land

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Islamic State demonstrates beheading to children for educational purposes

Islamic State demonstrates beheading to children for educational purposes

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Britain and Russia in mysterious military air encounters

Britain and Russia in mysterious military air encounters

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Obama lost Iraq, not Bush

Obama lost Iraq, not Bush

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Strange bedfellows: Syrian government and rebels against Islamic State

Strange bedfellows: Syrian government and rebels against Islamic State

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Arab leaders blow off President Obama

Arab leaders blow off President Obama

In a clear vote of no-confidence in US President Barack Obamas leadership, Saudi King Salman led several Arab leaders in blowing off Obamas Camp David summit this week.

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Catholics slam Pope Francis on environmentalism

Catholics slam Pope Francis on environmentalism

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Libya: Muslim terrorists behead and shoot Christians

Libya: Muslim terrorists behead and shoot Christians

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No Reformation coming for Islam

Self-loathing on the part of the West is among the challenges Europe and the US have in addressing Islam.

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Current deal with Iran would destabilize the world

Current deal with Iran would destabilize the world

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Oil still drives Iran's nuclear ambitions

Oil still drives Iran's nuclear ambitions

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Iran: Obama is 'lying'

Iran: Obama is 'lying'

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Leading Democrat sides with GOP on Iran talks

Leading Democrat sides with GOP on Iran talks

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Obama's war against Israel

Obama's war against Israel

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Obama: 'anti-American' 'pro-Iran'

Obama: 'anti-American' 'pro-Iran'

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Invasion of Yemen is latest in Iran-Saudi conflict

Invasion of Yemen is latest in Iran-Saudi conflict

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Leftist Latin American leaders scoff at Obama

Leftist Latin American leaders scoff at Obama

Venezuela's foreign minister said that the skulls of his government's opponents make a different sound when pierced by a bullet than the heads of government supporters. Obama signed executive order to sanction Venezuela for human rights violations.

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Boko Haram poses disaster for all of Africa

Boko Haram poses disaster for all of Africa

If Maiduguri, a city in northeastern Nigeria, falls to the Boko Haram Islamist sect, all of Africa is threatened, say observers. The terrorists would then have access to an airport in an area they have now surrounded.

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Obama has no Mideast strategy, say critics

Obama has no Mideast strategy, say critics

None dare call it "Islamic radicalism" or religious war.

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African Union sends troops to Nigeria

Nigerian military has arrested several officers in connection with the disaster at Baga, where 2000 civilians died during an attack by Boko Haram.

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Americans under fire in Saudi Arabia

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Obama mis-step on Alaska wilderness

Obama mis-step on Alaska wilderness

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Niger: poverty and cholera drive young people to Muslim terror group

Niger: poverty and cholera drive young people to Muslim terror group

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Obama ignores next stage of Muslim terror: Africa

Obama ignores next stage of Muslim terror: Africa

The world looks the other way as thousands are killed by Muslim terrorists in Nigeria.

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While Paris mourns, Muslim terrorists murder thousands in Nigeria

While Paris mourns, Muslim terrorists murder thousands in Nigeria

Members of the Boko Haram Muslim sect strapped bombs on three girls - aged 10 years - that detonated in two towns in northern Nigeria. At least 2 dozen innocents are dead in two days.

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Putin in a dangerous cash/debt spiral

Putin in a dangerous cash/debt spiral

Crisis compared to the collapse of the Soviet Union in the late 1980s after the Saudis' decision to quadruple oil production in the second half of 1985.

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Divine intervention sought for Russia's collapsing ruble

Divine intervention sought for Russia's collapsing ruble

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Nigeria: Archbishop Kaigama denounces Boko Haram mosque attack

Suicide bomber kills dozens of Muslim worshippers in Kano. The intended targets appears to have been the Emir of Kano, a noted moderate who has denounced Boko Haram terrorists.

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Cowboys and Indians allied against Keystone Pipeline

Cowboys and Indians allied against Keystone Pipeline

Political expedience may rule in the U.S. Senate, where Democrats who have opposed the Keystone pipeline project may change their minds to keep incumbent Louisiana Democrat Sen. Mary Landrieu in office.

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Nigeria: Dozens killed at school in bomb blast

Nigeria: Dozens killed at school in bomb blast

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Author Edwin Black lectures on Iranian nuclear threat and global oil addiction

Author Edwin Black lectures on Iranian nuclear threat and global oil addiction

The author of bestsellers such as 'War Against the Weak' and 'IBM and the Holocaust' has today revealed the design of Iran's feared nuclear weapons system.

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The shape and design of Iran's ominous nuclear weapon

The shape and design of Iran's ominous nuclear weapon

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Lower gas prices expected to rev US economy

Lower gas prices expected to rev US economy

AAA believes US should see a bright holiday season -- but doesn't see it lasting long.

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Iraqi Catholic Patriarch calls upon Muslims to reject violence

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Boko Haram leader is alive, says Nigerian journalist

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Nigeria 'is at war' as thousands of Christians are murdered by Muslims

Nigeria 'is at war' as thousands of Christians are murdered by Muslims

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Africa is emerging into a bright economic future

Africa is emerging into a bright economic future

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Pope Francis: World War III is already with us

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PUMP: a movie that can kick the oil addiction

PUMP: a movie that can kick the oil addiction

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PUMP: see the movie that can end the American oil addiction

PUMP: see the movie that can end the American oil addiction

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The threat of the caliphate in Nigeria

The threat of the caliphate in Nigeria

Boko Haram - the Muslim sect that has destroyed churches and killed hundreds of Christians in Nigeria - has declared a caliphate in the northeastern sector of the country. The world ignores the threat to its peril.

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As US foreign policy falters, a proposed strategy for the Black Sea

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Obama admits he has no strategy for Iraq and Syria

Obama admits he has no strategy for Iraq and Syria

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Russia invades Ukraine without resistance

Russia invades Ukraine without resistance

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Jim Foley: another beheading by the 'religion of peace'

Jim Foley: another beheading by the 'religion of peace'

President Obama offers but a tepid response to the vicious beheading of an American. WARNING: Graphic video of the murder of journalist James Foley.

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Iraq: pressure grows to replace Prime Minister Maliki

Iraq: pressure grows to replace Prime Minister Maliki

A successor to former US-protege Maliki is in the works, while the Islamic State continues its bloody campaign. Over 500 Yazidis - an Iraqi minority group - were shot or buried alive by IS.

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'Big oil' is the main actor in Iraq, says Catholic archbishop of Iraq

'Big oil' is the main actor in Iraq, says Catholic archbishop of Iraq

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Libya: NATO offices reportedly bombed

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Nigeria: hope crushed for resolution to Muslim kidnappings

Nigeria: hope crushed for resolution to Muslim kidnappings

Nigerian military was aware of coming attack on Chibok, where nearly 300 schoolgirls were abducted. It did nothing to stop the incident.

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Nigerian president 'impotent' in face of Muslim abduction of girls

Nigerian president 'impotent' in face of Muslim abduction of girls

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At a Loss in Nigeria: missing girls and a government

At a Loss in Nigeria: missing girls and a government

An expert on human rights offers eight broad suggestions for addressing Islamist violence in Nigeria, where nearly 300 girls were recently abducted by Boko Haram militants for sale as slaves.

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Nigeria's Muslim marauders don't spare children

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Muslim guerrillas kill 62 Christians in Nigeria

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Nigeria: Anglican bishop calls on Christian leaders to refuse police protection

The Anglican bishop of Kaduna, Nigeria, says that his country is not about to break up, despite Muslim terrorist attacks.

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Nigerian government fails to recognize Muslim jihad against Christians

Nigerian government fails to recognize Muslim jihad against Christians

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Paraguay: pilgrims pray as terrorists clash with soldiers

Paraguay: pilgrims pray as terrorists clash with soldiers

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Carlos Slim goes on petroleum buying spree in Spain

Carlos Slim goes on petroleum buying spree in Spain

Mexican plutocrat Carlos Slim, who owns Telmex and America Movil, among other telcom and finance interests, is moving definitely into the energy sector.

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Nigeria: Embattled President Jonathan seeks to ensure elections despite deadly terrorist attacks

Nigeria: Embattled President Jonathan seeks to ensure elections despite deadly terrorist attacks

Islamist terrorists shot to death more than 50 students in Yobe state, following a week of terror in which a Christian church was torched and 30 other Nigerians murdered.

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Obama's war in Syria benefits Iran

Obama's war in Syria benefits Iran

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Peru: oil discovery promises energy independence

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The Philippines faces choices in confronting Muslim jihadists

The Philippines faces choices in confronting Muslim jihadists

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Americans are driving less than in years past

Americans are driving less than in years past

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Disinformation: interview recounts Soviet & Russian campaign against US, Israel, and Catholic Church

Disinformation: interview recounts Soviet & Russian campaign against US, Israel, and Catholic Church

A campaign of infiltration and deception broadcast by the Soviet Union weaponized anti-Semitism and anti-Catholic sentiments to further the interests of communism. Americans are warned to watch their leaders carefully. History does repeat itself.

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Help Wanted in Saudi Arabia: shortage of executioners

Help Wanted in Saudi Arabia: shortage of executioners

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Nigeria: Islamist terror strikes Christians again

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Christians continue to flee northern Nigeria

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The 'hand of God' in Maduro's victory in Venezuela

The 'hand of God' in Maduro's victory in Venezuela

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Nigerian Islamist terror rejects amnesty offer

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Paraguayan president touts investment opportunities for American businesses

Paraguayan president touts investment opportunities for American businesses

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Author Edwin Black goes on Shoah remembrance tour

Author Edwin Black goes on Shoah remembrance tour

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Americans denounce massacre of Christians in Nigeria

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Democracy in Venezuela could bring about reform in Cuba

Democracy in Venezuela could bring about reform in Cuba

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Venezuela: Currency instability and nationalization likely under Chavez's successor

Venezuela: Currency instability and nationalization likely under Chavez's successor

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Nigeria: Christian family left grieving and destitute by Muslim terror

Nigeria: Christian family left grieving and destitute by Muslim terror

Deborah Shettima's husband and 17-year-old son were murdered by Muslim marauders in Abuja, and two daughters abducted. She was forced from her home and left jobless. She begged for help from fellow Christians. Boko Haram's terror continues unabated.

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Obama's flip-flop on Keystone pipeline

Obama's flip-flop on Keystone pipeline

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Ecuador: Continued leftward career of President Correa

Ecuador: Continued leftward career of President Correa

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French oil tanker seized by pirates in Gulf of Guinea

French oil tanker seized by pirates in Gulf of Guinea

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Edwin Black lectures on how BP created the modern Mideast

Edwin Black lectures on how BP created the modern Mideast

Acclaimed author and investigative journalist Edwin Black will lecture on the Redline Agreement - a diplomatic manouevre by the Great Powers to secure oil in the Mideast in the early 20th century. He will speak at Florida Atlantic University on Feb.5.

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France and allies make progress in Mali

France and allies make progress in Mali

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Petropoly: book review

Petropoly: book review

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Mali: French intervention may awaken jihadi sleeper cells

Mali: French intervention may awaken jihadi sleeper cells

Muslim rebels in Mali impose martial law, cut off hands, and forcibly impress children into combat roles. Qatar is entwined with the rebels, hoping to extend Islam and its own regional power.

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Algeria kills hostages and terrorists at Amenas gas field

Algeria kills hostages and terrorists at Amenas gas field

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Expropriations and fines likely for destabilized Venezuela

Expropriations and fines likely for destabilized Venezuela

Due to the current political crisis, necessary economic changes will be postponed for an increasingly unstable Venezuela, a big exporter of oil to the US.

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'Sleazy and disgraceful' Al Gore sells out to Qatar

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Does Obama hear the cries of murdered African Christians?

Does Obama hear the cries of murdered African Christians?

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Paraguay is open for business

Paraguay is open for business

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Paraguayan president seals business deals in Miami

Paraguayan president seals business deals in Miami

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Argentine trade barriers unfairly harming burgeoning Paraguay

Argentine trade barriers unfairly harming burgeoning Paraguay

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Oil find is a game-changer for Paraguay

Oil find is a game-changer for Paraguay

President Franco of Paraguay visits U.S. to discuss oil exploration in poverty-stricken arid region of the South American country. Paraguay currently imports oil, mostly from Venezuela.

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New  Anglican leader faces a divided church

New Anglican leader faces a divided church

The designate as Archbishop of Canterbury, Bishop Justin Welby, was once an oil company executive.

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Venezuela: Chavez wins re-election with guerrilla support

Venezuela: Chavez wins re-election with guerrilla support

Tanks and Ak-47s were evident in Caracas as Venezuelans went to vote. Exit polls showed Capriles the winner, but the government-controlled electoral college gave the win to Chavez who has been in power for 14 years.

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Busy bacteria gobble Deepwater Horizon oil spill

Busy bacteria gobble Deepwater Horizon oil spill

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Iran's nukes and why we should worry about them

Iran's nukes and why we should worry about them

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