Putin’s motives in Syria questioned as Russia targets pro-Western rebels, not Islamic State

Putin’s motives in Syria questioned as Russia targets pro-Western rebels, not Islamic State

Russian President Vladimir Putin, ignoring Washington, escalated his war in Syria against Islamist armies Wednesday by launching a sea bombardment along with air and land attacks. NATO allies said the Russians are overwhelmingly targeting pro-Western rebels, rejecting Moscow’s public relations line that it is going after a common enemy: the Islamic State’s terrorist army. The […]

Germany: Migrants in, Germans out

Germany: Migrants in, Germans out

Out with the old, in with the new… German authorities are using legally and morally dubious measures — including the eviction of German citizens from their homes — in an attempt to find housing for hundreds of thousands of migrants arriving this year. By Soeren Kern / Gatestone Institute Hamburg city officials say that owners […]

Sexual slavery: “Nothing to do with Islam”?

Sexual slavery: “Nothing to do with Islam”?

A protest against child-grooming in Rotherham, on October 5, 2014, organized by the group “Britain First.” (Image source: Britain First) By Uzay Bulut / Gatestone Institute “They are also taught that white non-Muslims are easy, cheap, dirty sluts and that it is their right [to take them]. … On top of this, teaching people to […]

Iran: Missiles pointed at U.S. targets

Iran: Missiles pointed at U.S. targets

By Adam Kredo / Washington Free Beacon A senior Iranian military leader warned this weekend that “all U.S. military bases in the Middle East are within the range of” Iran’s missiles and emphasized that the Islamic Republic will continue to break international bans on the construction of ballistic missiles. Much of this missile work, like […]

Turkey says its fighters intercepted Russian plane that crossed border

Turkey says its fighters intercepted Russian plane that crossed border

ISTANBUL — A Russian warplane on a bombing run in Syria entered Turkish airspace Saturday and was intercepted by Turkish Air Force planes, the Turkish Foreign Ministry announced Monday. Turkey summoned the Russian ambassador in Ankara, Andrey Gennadiyevic Karlov, on Saturday and warned that if the violation were repeated, the Russian Federation “will be responsible […]

Germany’s Sharia refugee shelters

Germany’s Sharia refugee shelters

In the past two months alone, dozens of violent brawls and riots between different groups of migrants have erupted in Germany’s refugee shelters. By Soeren Kern / Gatestone Institute Christians, Kurds and Yazidis in the shelters are being attacked by Muslims with increasing frequency and ferocity. “I fled from the Iranian secret service because I […]

China might be building first indigenous aircraft carrier

China might be building first indigenous aircraft carrier

By Daniel Wiser / Washington Free Beacon China might be building its first aircraft carrier on its own soil, according to satellite images released by IHS Jane’s Defence Weekly. The images show “an unidentified hull in an advanced state of construction at Dalian shipyard” in northern China, JDW said in a press release. The nature […]

Governments turn to the UN to avoid paying their debts

Governments turn to the UN to avoid paying their debts

By Nicolás Cachanosky / Mises Daily The Mises Institute recently spoke with Nicolás Cachanosky, an Argentina-born economist, now at the Metropolitan State University of Denver, who is familiar with sovereign debt issues. We asked him about a recent UN resolution that seeks to make it easier for governments to default on their debts. Mises Institute: […]

Refugees shop for best handouts and climate

Refugees shop for best handouts and climate

By Mike “Mish” Shedlock Beggars can be choosy. And they are. For example, many refugees whine ‘Finland’s No Good’, because of the cold.   Hundreds of predominantly Iraqi migrants who have traveled through Europe to reach Finland are turning back, saying they don’t want to stay in the sparsely-populated country on Europe’s northern frontier because […]

Migration crisis: “Islam will conquer Europe without firing a shot”

Migration crisis: “Islam will conquer Europe without firing a shot”

Despite the chaos and mass murders in the Middle East and the wave of migrants into Europe, the EU’s foreign policy representative, Federica Mogherini (left), recently announced that the EU will mark products made in Israeli settlements. Pictured at right, Palestinian anti-Israel activists dump out Israeli-made dairy products that they confiscated from local merchants in […]

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