It’s Not Just Israel That Iran Threatens

Tensions are high in the Middle East as players wait to see Israel’s response to the massive Iranian attack over the weekend, successfully repulsed by a U.S.-led coalition. Israel indicates that without a doubt, it will respond to the unprecedented drone and missile attack directly aimed at the Jewish state. Lt. Gen. Herzi Halevi, Israel… Continue reading It’s Not Just Israel That Iran Threatens

Netanyahu Moving Forward With Rafah Invasion

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says a date has been set for Israel’s assault the last Hamas stronghold in Rafah, as a possible ceasefire/hostage release deal is being discussed, the US Secretary of State holds talks with Israeli opposition leader Yair Lapid, and Israeli protestors say pressure needs to be applied to Hamas, not the… Continue reading Netanyahu Moving Forward With Rafah Invasion

Retired colonel on US military strike in Iraq

A US military strike on Wednesday in Baghdad killed Wisam Mohammed Saber al-Saedi, a Kataib Hezbollah commander, who was responsible for attacks on American forces in the region, according to US Central Command. The attack was carried out by a drone against a vehicle in Baghdad, according to US and Iraqi officials. There are no… Continue reading Retired colonel on US military strike in Iraq

Craziest moments at U.N. General Assembly

From Gadhafi to Ahmadinejad, Bush to Chavez: look back at memorable moments from past UNGA sessions. Richard Roth reports. UN suspends Russia from Human Rights Council: https://www.cnn.com/2022/04/07/politics/un-russia-human-rights/index.html Biden’s Middle East allies change tune on Ukraine war as conflict escalates: https://www.cnn.com/2022/03/03/middleeast/russia-ukraine-gulf-unga-03-03-2022-intl/index.html

A history of oil’s booms and busts

From the West Coast Gasoline Famine of 1920, which brought horses back into style, to the Arab oil embargo, Christine Romans has a look at the biggest boom and busts of the last century. Oil’s wild ride is definitely not for the faint of heart.