Meet Brazil’s New Cabinet: The Science Minister Is A Creationist, Agriculture Minister Deforested The Amazon

The new government of President Michel Temer could cause a significant shift to the political right in Latin America’s largest country. Continue reading

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Sanders Campaign Suspends Jewish Outreach Coordinator Over Criticism Of Netanyahu

The final straw was a report on Wednesday in the Washington Free Beacon, which found a Facebook post in which she used a vulgarity and described Mr. Netanyahu as “arrogant, deceptive, cynical” and “manipulative.” Continue reading

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U.S. Relies Heavily On Saudi Money To Support Syrian Rebels

Obama signed off on arming the rebels in the spring of 2013, it was partly to try to gain control of the apparent free-for-all in the region. The Qataris and the Saudis had already been funneling weapons into Syria for more than a year. Continue reading

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Navy SEALs, A Beating Death And Claims Of A Cover-Up

The three Navy SEALs stomped on the bound Afghan detainees and dropped heavy stones on their chests, the witnesses recalled. They stood on the prisoners’ heads and poured bottles of water on some of their faces in what, to a pair of Army soldiers, appeared to be an improvised form of waterboarding. Continue reading

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Donald Trump Says He Would Be Open To Closing U.S. Mosques ‘To Fight ISIS’

Mr. Trump said that he was not sure about the legality of closing mosques, but that it was certainly something that should be looked at. Continue reading

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