Whats In the News

Whats In the News

Week in Review

International President Barack Obama pointedly warned the Ukrainian military to stay out of the political crisis that has already ravaged Kiev and said the United...
Week in Review

International The Syrian opposition coalition presented its vision of a political transition to end Syria’s conflict, in a 24-point plan that made no mention of President...
Week in Review

International The Obama Administration has agreed to Pakistan’s request to stop drone-launched missile strikes except on al-Qaida operational leaders while Islamabad pursues peace talks with...
Week in Review

National The Justice Department is accusing the private contractor of robbing U.S. taxpayers out of tens of millions of dollars by conducting phony background checks. USIS,...
Week in Review

International             The Obama Administration wants to keep the International Space Station, a $100 billion orbital research outpost that is a project of 15...
Week in Review

International             The Middle East Peace talks appear to be headed for a standoff because Israel has demanded that the Palestinians recognize Israel as a Jewish...
Week in Review

International A Russian news agency reported that former Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat died of natural causes, not radiation poisoning. But the Palestinian ambassador to...
Week in Review

 International The U.S. ambassador to the United Nations arrived in Central African Republic in the highest profile American effort to date. Samantha Powers said on...
Nelson Mandela

International Mandela was eulogized by President Barack Obama, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and some of his grandkids before a crowd of 95,000. “His...
Week in Review

International In the closing hours of marathon negotiations in Geneva on Iran’s nuclear program, it was President Barack Obama, back at the White House,...

Politics

By Nusayba Hammad, Communications Director, US Campaign for Palestinian Rights (nusayba@uscpr.org) WASHINGTON, D.C. – In an act unprecedented in recent history, New York Senator Kirsten Gillibrand...
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