- Carter's Grandson Found Romney Tape; Full Video Revealed [VIDEOS]
September 18 2012 6:25 PM
President Jimmy Carter's grandson helped unearth the video of Mitt Romney's talk to wealthy donors that has embarrassed the Republican candidate, he said Tuesday.
- Hezbollah Issues Fatwa Against 'Innocence Of Muslims' Makers
September 18 2012 1:53 PM
The leader of Lebanon's militant Islamist political party Hezbollah has issued a proclamation calling for the death of the producers of the highly controversial film, Innocence of Muslims, which has sparked outrage, protests and violent attacks throughout the Islamic world.
- Romney, Not Minicing Words, Tells Donors Palestinians Have 'No Interest' In Peace'
September 18 2012 1:20 PM
Romney's stance on Palestine, the two-state solution with Israel, and the peace process, were made abundantly clear in a recording obtained by Mother Jones. Thus far in the campaign, Romney's foreign policy statements in general have shown that he's not afraid to say what's on his mind.
- Will Tehran Talk? Ashton, Jalili To Discuss Iranian Nuclear Development
September 18 2012 11:43 AM
The Iranian nuclear technology dance continued Tuesday as EU foreign affairs chief Ashton met with Iranian National Security Council Secretary Jalili.
- The Phil Flynn Energy Report
September 18 2012 8:25 AM
What do you get when you cross and options expiration Rosh Hashanah? The answer is a $3 dollar price drop in oil market in one minute. While oil's big surprise move was made on light holiday volume and during the last hour of options expiration just looking at the charts it is possible that the move could be what could be a technical game changer. Is it possible that the fundamentals for oil might be turning bearish?
- Iran's Nuclear Progress In Dispute: Merkel Refutes Netanyahu's Call For Preemptive Strike
September 17 2012 12:17 PM
What are Iran's nuclear capabilities at present, and is a preemptive military strike necessary? A difference of opinion between German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu show that major world powers are at odds over these pivotal issues.
- Anti-'Innocence of Muslim' Protests Expand, Suspected Filmmaker Nakoula Taken In For Questioning
September 17 2012 11:46 AM
The man suspected to be Sam Bacile, the director behind the anti-Islam film "Innocence of Muslims," Nakoula Basseley Nakoula, was taken in for questioning on Saturday by the L.A. police. Meanwhile, protests in Afghanistan and Jakarta turned violent, and Al-Qaeda called last week's bombing of the U.S. Embassy in Benghazi that killed Ambassador Chris Stevens a "great event."
- Light round of profit taking selling to start the week
September 17 2012 10:35 AM
The global risk asset markets are trading in a perception mode or a view that the stimulus coming from the US, Europe and likely China will be enough to jump start the faltering global economy. The view that inflation will be the outcome of all of the stimulus programs is pushing oil and other traditional commodities back to lofty levels. The objectives of QE3 are to bolster the economy and improve the weak jobs markets. With oil prices rising it certainly looks counterproductive as higher oil a...
- As U.S, Allies Launch Largest Ever Middle East Naval Exercise, Is Israel Preparing to Strike Iran?
September 17 2012 9:07 AM
An armada of military hardware from 25 nations, including battleships, aircraft carriers, submarines and minesweepers has descended on the Persian Gulf as Western policy makers desperately try to convince Israel that diplomacy and sanctions designed to halt Iran?s nuclear program need more time to work.
- Netanyahu Talks Football, Nuclear Bombs and Iran While Avoiding 2012 Race [VIDEOS]
September 16 2012 3:02 PM
Benjamin Netanyahu football talk on two Sunday talk shows was meant to draw a stark focus on Israel's threats to prevent a nuclear Iran at a time when the world has been fixed upon global anti-American Muslim protests. His main hope is the U.S. doesn't drop the ball.
- 'Innocence of Muslims': Could Actors Sue Over Anti-Muslim Re-Writes?
September 14 2012 4:53 PM
The actors who appeared in the Islamophobic movie that set off violent protests across the Middle East have maintained that they thought they were making a simple adventure movie set in Biblical times. Some entertainment law experts say the actors might have grounds to sue the filmmaker who duped them.
- White House Works To Control Crisis Abroad, As Anti-'Innocence of Muslims' Protests Spread
September 14 2012 12:43 PM
The United States is working to shore up security at diplomatic sites abroad, as protests responding to an incendiary film, entitled "Innocence of Muslims," spread across the Middle East, an Obama spokesperson said on Friday.
- Google Blocking Access To ‘Innocence Of Muslims’ In Middle East, India
September 14 2012 11:23 AM
Google (Nasdaq: GOOG), the No. 1 search engine, said it’s blocked access to the controversial “Innocence of Muslims”on YouTube in countries with large Muslim populations, including India, Libya and Egypt. But Afghanistan's government blocked all access to YouTube, claiming the video is offensive.
- Muslim Brotherhood, U.S. State Dept. In Tit-For-Tat Tweet Row
September 14 2012 9:27 AM
The U.S. Embassy in Cairo got snarky on the Muslim Brotherhood after the Egyptian political party tweeted a condolence message.
- The Energy Report - UNLIMITED!
September 14 2012 8:50 AM
Think of all the possibilities! They are unlimited especially after the Federal Reserve used the nuclear option with open ended QE3D and an extension of the low interest rate pledge for another year! Commodity bulls will be dancing the twist as the music plays on with the Fed buying the long end and selling the short end in what can only be described as explosively bullish for the markets. Ben Bernanke Rightly said that this had nothing to do with politics and the Fed can't do it alone! The ...
- Rush Limbaugh: Al Qaeda 'Gave Up' Bin Laden So Obama Would Look Good
September 13 2012 9:28 PM
Rush Limbaugh has an interesting theory about the May 2011 killing of Obama bin Laden. On his radio show Wednesday, the conservative pundit stated that Al Qaeda may have allowed bin Laden to be killed in order to make Barack Obama look good.
- Bomb Iran Or Not? Israeli Nuclear Scientist Says More Sanctions Could Work - For Now
September 13 2012 3:03 PM
Dr. Ephraim Asculai does not see a bombing by Israel or the U.S. as imminent, but that doesn't mean it won't happen. Hawks, however, may be disappointed by what an attack could really accomplish.
- Russia And China Okay IAEA Resolution Demanding Iran Cease Nuclear Program
September 12 2012 4:38 PM
The U.S. and its allies have long sought to pressure Russia and China into backing such a statement against Iran, amidst fears that Israel would unilaterally attack Iran in a pre-emptive measure in lieu of finding a diplomatic solution to the crisis.
- Sam Bacile And His Low-Budget Anti-Muslim Movie: Is It All A Hoax?
September 12 2012 2:29 PM
Is there really a Sam Bacile, and does his movie, "Innocence of Muslims," even exist? So far only scant details have emerged about a filmmaker whose low-budget movie sparked deadly in Egypt and Libya that left four Americans dead.
- The Honored Dead: Other Ambassadors And Diplomats Killed In The Line Of Service
September 12 2012 1:12 PM
The death of US Ambassador to Libya Chris Stevens and three members of his staff in Benghazi is a tragedy, and they join a long line of diplomats who died representing their nations.