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This Year, A Muslim Holy Day Is The Day After 9/11; Here’s Why That Matters

This September 11 will be the 15th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks that ripped a hole in the soul of the world. The cowards who perpetrated these acts also scarred the image of Islam, so much so that when millions of Muslims condemned these attacks from their mosques …

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How Putin and Xi Outsmarted Obama and the West at G20 Summit

On September 4-5, the G20 held its annual summit in Hangzhou, China, President Xi Jinping’s home. G20 summits tend to be meaningless, but this one appears to have been outright harmful. The signature event was when President Barack Obama’s Air Force One was not met with a staircase—and it …

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The only map you need to see to know North Korea is peppered with hardened nuclear facilities

North Korea has the dishonorable distinction of being the only country to test nuclear weapons in this century. On Friday, the rogue regime carried out its largest nuclear test, which was the second one this year and fifth since 2006. As the following map shows, North Korea is peppered with …

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Pentagon chief, S. Korean officials discuss North Korean nuke test

Defense Secretary Ash Carter on Friday morning spoke to his South Korean counterpart after North Korea conducted a nuclear missile test a night earlier, the Pentagon said. During the call, Carter reaffirmed an “ironclad” American commitment to the defense of South Korea, and its inclusion under the U.S. …

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US, Russia Cheer New Peace Deal on Syria

Marathon peace talks between the U.S. and Russia have reportedly produced a sweeping new agreement on Syria, including a nationwide ceasefire and coordinated strikes against the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) and al Qaeda-affiliated militants. The top Russian and American diplomats on Saturday cheered the details …

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