Publication: Antiwar.com

First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated 19 hours ago - 1 reports

Ukraine Confirms Winter Gas Deal With Russia

Reports of progress on negotiations between Ukraine and Russia came to fruition over the weekend, as Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko confirmed a winter natural gas deal.Under the deal, Ukraine’s Naftogaz gas monopoly will pay $385 per 1,000 cubic ... [Published Antiwar.com - Oct 20 2014]
First reported Oct 19 2014 - Updated Oct 19 2014 - 1 reports

US-Led Air Strikes in Syria Kill 10 Civilians

US warplanes pounding Syria killed 10 more civilians over the past few days, according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights. Seven were killed Friday when the planes attacked a gas processing plant in Deir Ezzor Province, causing an explosion in ... [Published Antiwar.com - Oct 19 2014]
First reported Oct 18 2014 - Updated Oct 18 2014 - 1 reports

Iraq Approves New Defense, Interior Ministers

Iraqi Prime Minister Hayder Abadi has finally split the difference on the Interior and Defense Ministries, and pushed forward candidates that everyone more or less was able to agree upon after weeks of fighting.Unlike previous reports , the Badr Brigade’s ... [Published Antiwar.com - Oct 18 2014]
First reported Oct 18 2014 - Updated Oct 18 2014 - 1 reports

RIP: Leonard P. Liggio (1933–2014)

I lost one of my favorite teachers this week, as did so many other libertarians, not to mention the freedom movement as a whole. Leonard P. Liggio, 81, died after a period of declining health. Leonard was a major influence on my worldview during the nearly ... [Published Antiwar.com - Oct 18 2014]
First reported Oct 18 2014 - Updated Oct 18 2014 - 1 reports

Al-Qaeda Endorses ISIS, Suggesting Shift

Al-Qaeda’s positioning in Syria as a rival of ISIS has earned it a bizarre second lease on life in some peoples’ estimation, and even gave rise to the term “good al-Qaeda” referring to Jabhat al-Nusra, the official al-Qaeda wing in Syria, as opposed to ... [Published Antiwar.com - Oct 18 2014]
First reported Oct 18 2014 - Updated Oct 18 2014 - 1 reports

Yemen's Houthis Overrun al-Qaeda Stronghold

The increasing instability in Yemen continues to grow more complex today, with the Shi’ite Houthi rebels successfully capturing one of the primary strongholds of al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP), the city of Radda.The fact that the Houthis and ... [Published Antiwar.com - Oct 18 2014]
First reported Oct 18 2014 - Updated Oct 18 2014 - 1 reports

Israel Officials Hit Kerry for Push to Resume Talks

Top Israeli officials, as they tend to be every couple of months, were inconsolably outraged at Secretary of State John Kerry, after Kerry said he believes the unresolved Israeli-Palestinian peace process is a “cause of recruitment” for ISIS.Economic ... [Published Antiwar.com - Oct 18 2014]
First reported Oct 18 2014 - Updated Oct 18 2014 - 1 reports

ISIS Cited as Michigan Village’s Police Push for Secrecy

The tiny village of Oakley, Michigan looks fairly unremarkable as you drive through it. Located along the M-52 highway, it consists of little more than a single traffic light, with a bar on one side and a gas station on the other. It’s a village of secrets, ... [Published Antiwar.com - Oct 18 2014]
First reported Oct 18 2014 - Updated Oct 18 2014 - 1 reports

Russia, Ukraine Nearing Winter Natural Gas Deal

Russian and Ukrainian officials appeared optimistic tonight after EU-brokered talks on their natural gas dispute have them agreeing on at least the broad framework for a settlement .Ukraine had long opposed a deal with Russia’s Gazprom, which claims they ... [Published Antiwar.com - Oct 18 2014]
Entities: Natural Gas, Ukraine, Russia
First reported Oct 18 2014 - Updated Oct 18 2014 - 1 reports

Gitmo Force-Feeding Manual Reveals Gruesome Practices

Last week the U.S. government submitted to the District Court in Washington, D.C., the most recent standard operating procedures (SOPs) for force-feeding in the Guantánamo Bay detention facility. What remains of the documents, after redactions, is a shameful ... [Published Antiwar.com - Oct 18 2014]
First reported Oct 18 2014 - Updated Oct 18 2014 - 1 reports

Pentagon Readying for Long War in Iraq, Syria

The Pentagon is resigned to the idea that the new ISIS conflict is going to be a very long war indeed, with not only little to show for the early weeks of airstrikes, but no expectation of visible shifts in the near future.Centcom Commander General Lloyd ... [Published Antiwar.com - Oct 18 2014]
First reported Oct 15 2014 - Updated Oct 15 2014 - 2 reports

White House: Strategy Against ISIS 'Succeeding'

As ISIS gains continue to mount both in Syria and Iraq, the White House has reiterated its belief that the war on ISIS is “ succeeding ,” with White House spokesman Josh Earnest citing the evacuation of Mount Sinjar as proof.Which is noteworthy primarily ... [Published Antiwar.com - Oct 15 2014]

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From the same 18 September Scott Horton Show interview, in relation to supporting regional tyrants (including Israel), Scheuer states "Our foreign policy of intervention has not only alienated the Muslim world, but has absolutely destroyed Israel’s security." Israeli interests, he says, are harmed when the US stirs up mujahedin fighters on their border, subjecting Israel to danger from all sides
...As David Rothkopf writes in Foreign Policy , "The [US] faces financial constraints. There are limits to what its allies are willing to support. There are cultural, historical, geographical, and demographic obstacles that the United States can never surmount."
...But on October 2, Kessler denied the government's motion, stating in a ruling that with a "long-standing and ongoing public interest at stake, it would be particularly egregious to bar the public from observing the credibility of live witnesses, the substance of their testimony, whether proper procedures are being followed, and whether the Court is treating all participants fairly."
"No-one can accuse Turkey of having supported any terrorist organisation in Syria, including IS."

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Ukraine Confirms Winter Gas Deal With Russia [Published Antiwar.com - Oct 20 2014]
US-Led Air Strikes in Syria Kill 10 Civilians [Published Antiwar.com - Oct 19 2014]
Iraq Approves New Defense, Interior Ministers [Published Antiwar.com - Oct 18 2014]
RIP: Leonard P. Liggio (1933–2014) [Published Antiwar.com - Oct 18 2014]
ISIS Cited as Michigan Village’s Police Push fo... [Published Antiwar.com - Oct 18 2014]
Al-Qaeda Endorses ISIS, Suggesting Shift [Published Antiwar.com - Oct 18 2014]
Israel Officials Hit Kerry for Push to Resume T... [Published Antiwar.com - Oct 18 2014]
Yemen's Houthis Overrun al-Qaeda Stronghold [Published Antiwar.com - Oct 18 2014]
Pentagon Readying for Long War in Iraq, Syria [Published Antiwar.com - Oct 18 2014]
Gitmo Force-Feeding Manual Reveals Gruesome Pra... [Published Antiwar.com - Oct 18 2014]
Russia, Ukraine Nearing Winter Natural Gas Deal [Published Antiwar.com - Oct 18 2014]
Report: ISIS Flying Its Own Warplanes in Syria [Published Antiwar.com - Oct 17 2014]
Gen. Allen: ISIS Making Substantial Gains in Iraq [Published Antiwar.com - Oct 17 2014]
General: ISIS Recruitment in Europe Accelerating [Published Antiwar.com - Oct 17 2014]
Obama Sending National Guard to Fight Ebola [Published Antiwar.com - Oct 16 2014]
ISIS Forces Surround Another Key Anbar Town [Published Antiwar.com - Oct 16 2014]
The Middle East Doesn't Matter [Published Antiwar.com - Oct 16 2014]
US Won't Coordinate With Existing Syrian Rebels [Published Antiwar.com - Oct 16 2014]
Bashing Obama To Make Way for Hillary [Published Antiwar.com - Oct 16 2014]
John V. Walsh: The Rule for Respectable Commentary [Published Antiwar.com - Oct 16 2014]
White House: Strategy Against ISIS 'Succeeding' [Published Antiwar.com - Oct 15 2014]
ISIS Surrounds Key Iraqi Air Base in Anbar [Published Antiwar.com - Oct 15 2014]
More Complications: Turkey Bombs Kurd Militants [Published Antiwar.com - Oct 14 2014]
Former bin Laden Hunter Says Islamic State Need... [Published Antiwar.com - Oct 14 2014]
Iraq Loses Key East Anbar Base to ISIS [Published Antiwar.com - Oct 14 2014]
Turkey Denies US Claims of Air Bases Deal [Published Antiwar.com - Oct 14 2014]
British Parliament Votes to Recognize Palestine [Published Antiwar.com - Oct 14 2014]
NATO Airstrike Kills Seven Afghan Civilians [Published Antiwar.com - Oct 13 2014]
Military Base Dependency [Published Antiwar.com - Oct 13 2014]
Gen. Dempsey: Ground Troops in Iraq Likely [Published Antiwar.com - Oct 13 2014]
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