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Turkish Game Show Host Wins Political Victory

Turkey has broken out in full-blown civil unrest after police used excessive force in response to peaceful protests over the demolition of Gezi Park. It seems that Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan still hasn't learned his lesson about trying to suppress freedom of speech. Erdogan has ordered a media blackout of all protest coverage in the interest of national security. Article 3 of ... [Read More]

Netanyahu Illustrates Red Line with Cartoon Bomb

While speaking to the United Nations General Assembly on Thursday, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu praised President Obama for increasing sanctions on Iran but warned that it would not be enough to deter them from acquiring a nuclear bomb. "There's only one way to peaceful prevent Iran from getting atomic bombs and that's by placing a clear red line on Iran's nuclear weapon ... [Read More]

Arabian Night at the Movies

Protests have broken out across the Middle East in response to a low-budget film that mocks the Islamic Prophet Muhammad. The protests originated in Libya, where the US consulate was stormed and set ablaze. The attack claimed the lives of 4 Americans: U.S. Ambassador to Libya Christopher Stevens, Foreign Service Information Management Officer Sean Smith, and former Navy SEALs Tyrone Woods and ... [Read More]