The fourth war between Israel and Palestine escalated on Sunday when Israeli airstrikes on Gaza City flattened three buildings and killed at least 42 people, Palestinian medics said.
After blocking two statements at the UN Security Council on the ongoing Israeli violence against Palestinians, the US objected to a planned meeting on the Israeli bombing campaign in Gaza that was to be held publicly on Friday.
There are two separate Sheikh Jarrah stories. One is read about and watched on the news, the other receives little media coverage or due analysis.
Beltway policymakers are routinely threatening war with Beijing without seriously considering the possibility of losing.
Tim, Ian, and Lydia host congressional candidate and former movie producer Robby Starbuck to look at the current situation in Israel.
update (3:56pm): Israel's Channel 12 is reporting that a 5:00 (local time) emergency Security Cabinet meeting has approved increasing strikes against Hamas:
US, French and Japanese soldiers have begun their first-ever joint military exercise in the southwest of Japan, with Australia also joining the week-long drill as tensions between China and other countries in the region intensify.
Years ago concerned with Washington's growing provocation of Russia, I made the remark in a column that Hitler, like Napoleon, destroyed himself by marching off into Russia.
Turkey's Military Aggression In Iraq, Syria, Yemen, & Caucasus Signals Proxy Conflict With Iran