Kristopher Chrishon

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Palestinian anger boils in the heart of East Jerusalem

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - For months, the streets of mainly Arab East Jerusalem, in the shadow of the Old City but where tourists seldom venture, have been ablaze, with daily clashes between armed Israeli police and Palestinians throwing rocks and Molotov cocktails.<p>The roots of the unrest are many: …

German foreign minister denies arming PKK is an option

BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany’s foreign minister ruled out the possibility of arming the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) on Thursday, after a senior ally of Chancellor Angela Merkel suggested this could help efforts to defeat Islamic State (IS) militants.<p>“There is no question of that as long …

Ukraine rebel leaders sworn in, Kiev says peace plan violated

DONETSK Ukraine (Reuters) - Pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine staged swearing in ceremonies for their leaders on Tuesday after votes dismissed as a farce by Kiev, which says they violated terms of a peace plan to end a war that has killed more than 4,000 people.<p>Warning of the threat of new …

The Obama Administration's Biggest Problem In Iraq Is Painfully Ironic

First, many details of the training program have yet to be worked out, and the new national guard won't be ready for at least six months.<p>Second, the situation continues to deteriorate. Islamic State militants have consolidated control of about 80% of Iraq's crucial Anbar province by killing …

Middle East

Fox News expert calls for 'American jihad'

Psychiatrist Keith Ablow, a regular Fox News contributor, has penned a column expressing some views that need to be discussed. I know this because Brian Kilmeade, co-host of the morning comedy program "Fox & Friends," said on today's show that Ablow has "some views that need to be discussed."<p>In my …

US officials attend Ebola meeting in Cuba, despite frosty relations

<b>Two health officials from the United States have joined other experts at an Ebola conference in Cuba, in the latest sign of cooperation between the long-standing adversaries.</b><p>The meeting looks at ways to prevent the spread of Ebola in the Americas.<p>It was organised by Alba, a leftist bloc founded by …

Cuba

Money in politics: More than a game

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1119000/1119866_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1518163292_cd6260056390717c2d102666e33182d4<p><b>Imagine the US map as a giant board game. Electoral Risk, let's call it</b><p>Scattered across the country are key territories to control - Georgia, …

Government