• Iran deal may be illegal

    Some senior U.S. officials involved in the implementation of the Iran nuclear deal have privately concluded that a key sanctions relief provision – a concession to Iran that will open the doors to tens of billions of dollars in U.S.-backed commerce with the… – Fox News

  • Youtube effect cripples law enforcement

    Chiefs of some of the nation’s biggest police departments say officers in American cities have pulled back and have stopped policing as aggressively as they used to, fearing that they could be the next person in a uniform featured on a career-ending viral video. – The Washington Post

  • Russia fires cruise missiles over Iran

    DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Russian warships in the Caspian Sea fired cruise missiles Wednesday as Syrian government troops launched a ground offensive in central Syria in the first major combined air-and-ground assault since Moscow began its… – SFGate

  • Syrian Kurds say that Moscow wants to work with them

    A Syrian Kurdish leader in Washington this week seeking greater US military support says that Russia has also offered to collaborate with Syrian Kurds in its current offensive against Muslim terrorist groups. A senior leader in the PYD is in Washington seeking more military support and expressing ambivalence about Russia’s latest intervention. – Al-Monitor

  • Biggest threat to the Peshmerga is IEDs

    KIRKUK, Kurdistan Region – After more than a year of fighting, it is clear that even after the Peshmerga secure victories and recapture territories, the Kurdish forces are still exposed to the wrath of the Islamic State. This hard-learned fact was underscored again last week when a… – Rudaw EN

[Featured image: Russian navy ship launches a cruise missile in the Caspian Sea – Russian Defense Ministry Press Service via AP]