All World Affairs Content

30 Jan 2015

The Truth About American Sniper

Michael J. Totten's blog Clint Eastwood’s new film, American Sniper , is a blisteringly accurate portrayal of the American war in Iraq. Unlike most films in the genre, it sidesteps the politics and focuses on an individual: the late, small-town Texan ...

Indian Police Rescue Hundreds of Child Slaves

Channel NewsAsia. Singapore 02:57 PM EST

Philippines Mourns Police Killed in Anti-Terror Bloodbath

Channel NewsAsia. Singapore 02:55 PM EST

Thai Officials Prosecuted for Human Trafficking

Channel News Asia. Singapore. 02:49 PM EST

New Sri Lankan Gov’t Solidifies Reforms

Asia Sentinel. Hong Kong. 02:48 PM EST

OPINION. Obama’s India Visit a Big Blank

M K Bhadrakumar. Asia Times. Hong Kong. 02:47 PM EST

Pakistan Fears Arms Race in South Asia

The Indian Express. 02:45 PM EST

African Union Condemns Attacks in Sinai, Egypt

African Union. PRESS RELEASE. 12:53 PM EST

Why Israel and Hezbollah are not Going to War

Michael Stephens. Royal United Services Institute. 12:47 PM EST

Sudan’s and South Sudan’s Merging Conflicts

International Crisis Group. Belgium. 12:46 PM EST

Disinvited by Moscow

Lawmakers often visit foreign countries their governments don’t get along with. So why has Moscow disinvited the European Parliament’s rapporteur for Russia?

Limiting Armed Drone Proliferation

Micah Zenko and Douglas Fellow and Sarah Kreps. Council on Foreign Relations. US. 12:45 PM EST

Putin's War on Civilians Defines Terrorism

The recent bombings of purely civilian targets in eastern Ukraine are terrorism, pure and simple. The world must condemn the perpetrators, and well as their sponsors in Moscow.

US Senators Push Legislation to Lift Cuba Embargo

Los Angeles Times. 11:48 AM EST

OPINION. Formers Leaders Have Big Impact on Venezuela

Andres Oppenheimer. Miami Herald. 11:46 AM EST

Castro Urges Obama to Use Executive Powers to Ease Embargo

Buenos Aires Herald. Argentina. 11:45 AM EST

Top Iraq Kurd Officer among 6 Killed in ISIS Attack

The Peninsula. Qatar. 11:38 AM EST

OPINION. The Alliance that Explains Yemen’s Political Collapse

Peter Salisbury. Gulf News. United Arab Emirates. 11:37 AM EST

At Least 40 Killed as ISIS Attacks Rock Egypt’s Sinai

Gulf News. United Arab Emirates. 11:36 AM EST

Yazidis Battling ISIS Appeal to Israel for Aid

Hareetz. Israel. 11:33 AM EST

New Sinai Clashes Kill Two Children

The Daily Star. Lebanon. 11:32 AM EST

OPINION. Counterterrorism Takes a Hit as Yemen Collapses

David Ignatius. The Daily Star. Lebanon. 11:30 AM EST

ISIS Silent as Deadline Passes with No Swap

The Daily Star. Lebanon. 11:29 AM EST

Syrian Kurds Kill 22 Jihadis

Arab Times. Kuwait. 11:28 AM EST

Israel to Build 430 New West Bank Settler Homes

Al Arabiya News. Saudi Arabia. 11:26 AM EST

New Saudi King Reshuffles Cabinet

Al Arabiya News. Saudi Arabia. 11:25 AM EST

2014: A ‘Black Year’ for NATO

New Europe. Belgium. 11:25 AM EST

OPINION. Sanctions Aren’t The Key Source of Russia’s Woes

Andrey Gurkov. Deutsche Welle. Germany. 11:23 AM EST