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US accuses Syria of chlorine gas attacks
The US claims Syrian President Bashar Assad has broken the chemical weapons treaty he agreed to earlier this year, by launching chlorine gas attacks in Syrian villages. It comes as the Senate officially approved a plan to arm and train Syrian rebels.

18.09.2014 21:16

US Senate gives Obama authority to arm 'moderate' Syrian rebels
The Senate has passed a bill authorizing President Barack Obama to begin arming "moderate" rebels in Syria as part of a plan to step up the US military campaign against Islamic State militants.

18.09.2014 22:35

Pentagon increasing surveillance to prevent another Snowden-style leak
On the heels of two of the largest intelligence breaches in American history, the Pentagon reportedly plans to roll out new rules requiring military contractors to more stringently monitor the activities of employees who work with sensitive materials.

18.09.2014 16:15

​Turkey between rock and a hard place in US fight against ISIS
Turkey, a happy crossroads connecting Islam and Christianity, is heavily embroiled in the military aggression on its southern borders while trying very hard to act appropriately with regard to its NATO allies and EU partners in the West.

18.09.2014 13:53

Biden apologizes for 'Shylock' gaffe, immediately drops another two
Vice President Joe Biden apologized Wednesday for use of the offensive slur ‘Shylock’ to describe home-loan lenders. Yet hours later, Biden dropped two more gaffes during a visit to Iowa, an important state for anyone considering a 2016 presidential run.

18.09.2014 15:38

Obama declines to give Ukraine 'lethal aid' despite Poroshenko's plea
President Barack Obama has declined to supply Ukraine with “lethal aide” despite the passionate plea for more military equipment that Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko made to Congress earlier on Thursday.

18.09.2014 14:42

Reading, Writing and…M16s: US education getting schooled over militarization
Although many Americans are aware that their local police forces are steadily acquiring military-grade weapons from the Pentagon, news that local school districts are also the beneficiary of the firepower is eliciting an outcry from citizen groups.

18.09.2014 08:05

Sneak peak at Russia’s ‘under renovation’ Arctic base
Kotelny Island is a nondescript piece of frigid wasteland of no particular note. Except hosting a military base-in-the-making, the first of many from which Russia plans to project its military might to and across the Arctic. RT visited with the Navy.

18.09.2014 11:30

‘Britons to join ISIS for psychological, not economic reasons’
There isn't a single type of jihadist - there are people from both poor and rich backgrounds – so it is an issue to do with the individual’s mindset, not personal circumstances, Deputy Director of RUSI Qatar Michael Stephens told RT’s show In the Now.

18.09.2014 10:27

US’s “Coalition of the Guilty” part of Iraq, Syria problem
The US is creating an alliance to end the pandemonium in Iraq and Syria. What America has assembled is a “coalition of the guilty”, the same players that created the forces menacing Iraq and Syria, and hides America’s role creating the disorder.

18.09.2014 10:21

Ebola epidemic spawns black market in survivors’ blood
As the deadly Ebola virus continues to ravage a wide swath of Western Africa, some of the infected are turning to an illicit trade in survivors’ blood, despite warnings from the World Health Organization.

18.09.2014 07:10

US Air Force to allow atheists to omit ‘God’ from reenlistment oath
The US Air Force is changing the instructions for its reenlistment pledge after an atheist airman was initially denied the ability to re-enlist because he refused to use the word “God” in his oath of office.

18.09.2014 01:41

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