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Cornel West Calls President Obama And Hillary Clinton War Criminals

Professor Cornel West believes President Clinton and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton are war criminals. We spoke on radio Tuesday night. COLMES: You’ve actually called (President Obama) a war criminal. Would you expand upon that? Do you think he should be tried? DR. WEST: Well, I think all war criminals should be accountable and [...]

The U.S. Marines and U.K. combat troops have ended operations in Afghanistan. The American and British flags were lowered and folded up for the final time at the regional headquarters of the international military, 13 years after the toppling of the Taliban’s radical Islamist regime launched America’s longest war. The timing of the troops’ withdrawal [...]

ISIS Death Toll

The protracted battle for control of the Syrian border town of Kobani has so far claimed over 800 lives, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said late on Sunday. At least 21 Kurdish civilians have also been killed in Kobani since Sept. 16, according to the Observatory. In the last 40 days of fighting, at [...]

And just like that, Operation Herrick — the UK’s name for its war in Afghanistan — came to an end today, as British forces “handed the keys” to Camp Bastion in Helmand Province to Afghan security forces, while United States Marines also passed control of their adjoining Camp Leatherneck, the largest Marine base in Afghanistan, [...]

The Pentagon has announced the first death in the fight against ISIS in Iraq. Marine Lance Cpl. Sean Neal, a 19-year-old from California, died in Baghdad on Thursday in what a Pentagon statement described as a noncombat incident. Further details about how Neal died were not immediately available. Earlier this month, a Marine was deemed [...]

Four former Blackwater security guards were convicted and jailed for a 2007 shooting in Baghdad’s Nisour Square. A jury in Federal District Court found that the deaths of 17 Iraqis in the shooting, which began when a convoy of the guards suddenly began firing in a crowded intersection, was not a battlefield tragedy, but the [...]

Thirteen people were sentenced to jail by a Saudi court Tuesday for planning an attack against U.S. forces in the Middle East, Agence France-Presse, or AFP, reported. The accused, who were handed down prison sentences ranging from 18 months to 30 years, were convicted of “forming a terrorist cell.” A special terrorism court reportedly jailed [...]

It was only a matter of time, and not very much time, before ISIS got hold of weapons airdropped by the United States. The Pentagon confirmed Wednesday that Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) fighters took possession of a stray bundle of U.S.-airdropped weapons and other supplies in the Syrian border town of Kobani earlier [...]

Three years ago on Monday, Libyan dictator Muammar Gadhafi was captured and killed by a rebel militia in his hometown of Sirte, an event that was supposed to mark the beginning of a new, democratic era in the country. But today, Libya is far from stable. The country is sliding further and further into all-out [...]

The United States is helping ISIS with foodstuffs, medical supplies, clinics and even taxes. It’s being going to territory ISIS controls. The aid—mainly food and medical equipment—is meant for Syrians displaced from their hometowns, and for hungry civilians. It is funded by the U.S. Agency for International Development, European donors, and the United Nations. Whether [...]

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