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  • Israeli army fires warning shots into Syria

     
    JERUSALEM -- Israel fired warning shots into Syria on Sunday after an apparently errant mortar shell struck an Israeli military post in the Golan Heights, the latest example of regional spillover from Syria’s civil unrest. The Syrian mortar caused...
  • Israeli threats about Iran -- crying wolf or laying groundwork?

     
    Global Focus: They're passing out gas masks in Jerusalem and testing a new text-messaging system for alerting Israelis to incoming rockets. The civil defense preparations follow a week of renewed warnings by Israeli officials that air strikes against...
  • Israel leader demands 'red line' to stop Iran nuclear program

     
    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warned the United Nations that Iran’s progress toward a nuclear bomb will be irreversible by next spring or summer, a more specific time frame than he has publicly argued before, and demanded that world...
  • EU imposes new sanctions on Iran, Syria

     
    The European Union imposed new sanctions on Iran and Syria. The EU says the new restrictions are warranted because of Iran's continued lack of cooperation over inspection of its nuclear program and Syria's violent crackdown on rebels....
  • Cuban missile crisis myth constrains today's diplomatic standoffs

     
    Global Focus: Fifty years after the superpowers were poised to annihilate each other over nuclear missiles sent to Cuba, the myth prevails that President Kennedy forced Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev to back down by threatening to unleash nuclear war....
  • Iran nuclear threat: More Americans want 'firm stand,' poll says

     
    As international efforts to curb Iran's nuclear development program continue, a growing share of Americans say they want firm action to end the threat of the Tehran regime building a nuclear bomb, according to a new poll from the Pew Research Center for...
  • ‘Star Trek Into Darkness’: Plot involves ‘unstoppable force of terror’

     
    Fans anxiously awaiting J.J. Abrams' upcoming “Star Trek Into Darkness” just got a little more information to ruminate over — ......
  • Repair bill for San Onofre nuclear plant could hit $65 million

     
    Edison International officials estimate that the company's cost for inspections and repairs at the closed San Onofre nuclear plant will be between $55 million and $65 million, but said that the costs may be recovered under a manufacturer's warranty. The.....
  • Iraq war: Lessons learned?

    Iraq war: Lessons learned?
    Ten years have passed since the United States invaded Iraq, a decision that almost everyone now ranks as one of the worst foreign policy blunders of our time. Why "almost"? Former President George W. Bush and his top aides still maintain that the invasion...
  • Bulgaria suspects suicide bomber with fake I.D. in Israeli bus attack

     
    Bulgaria bus bombing: As Israeli victims of the Bulgarian bus bombing began arriving home Thursday, security officials said they now believe the attack was carried out by a suicide bomber with a fake American passport....
  • No imminent threat of a nuclear-armed Iran, experts say

     
    Global Focus: Israeli and U.S. politicians have been engaged in a lot of talk in recent days about the prospect of an airstrike on Iranian nuclear facilities, stirring fears of that another destabilizing clash could be provoked in a region already rife...