Morsi calls for dialogue and vows reforms

President Mohamed Morsi has called on opposition leaders to start a dialogue and let him know what their political aspirations and vision are. In a statement on Monday, the Egyptian president’s spokesman also affirmed the right of people to demonstrate peacefully. Omer Amer told journalists that Morsi vowed to introduce reforms within the next month.…

Deadly attack on NATO compound in Kabul

At least 10 people have been killed in an attack on a NATO compound in the Afghan capital, Kabul, police say. Kabul provincial police chief Mohammad Ayoub Salangi said the attackers detonated a car bomb at the compound gate on Tuesday morning before attacking guards with small-arms fire. Those killed included the four suicide attackers…

What Happened to the Hague Tribunal?

by Eric Gordy Once a burial ground for partisan heroes of World War II, Lion Cemetery now contains many victims of the siege of Sarajevo. The International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia decided on Thursday to acquit two Serbian state security officials, Jovica Stanisic and Franko Simatovic. The acquittal is one of a series of dramatic reversals by…

US secretly sends troops to Syria border

A large U.S. military force has reportedly arrived at a port in the south of Jordan, ready to be deployed at the country’s border with neighboring Syria. The Israeli military intelligence website DEBKAfile has reported that 1,000 U.S troops from the 24th Marine Expeditionary Force arrived at the southern Jordanian port of Aqaba on Tuesday…

US Drone Wars – Murder, Inc.

by Stephen Lendman posted November 1, 2012 by Information Clearing House Perhaps one day they’ll arrive over a neighborhood near you. Drones are becoming America’s weapon of choice. Domestically so far, they’re used only for eyes in the sky spying. Big Brother wants to watch everyone all the time. Don’t bet against eyes not being…