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July 7, 2008, 8:23 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - Some ambassadors to the United Nations who were previously sympathetic to the idea of elevating Venezuela to a seat on the Security Council took advantage of the secret ballot process this week to vote no, according to policy experts on Latin America.
July 7, 2008, 8:23 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - Politicians who build campaigns around "alarmist" global warming claims are themselves becoming quite alarmed because of growing skepticism, Sen. James Inhofe (R-Okla.) said.Momentum is shifting away from scientific theories bolstering "anthropocentric" (human-centered) models of global warming and toward skeptics who do not see a link between human activity and rising temperatures, Inhofe told the annual Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC).
July 7, 2008, 8:23 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - Osama Bin Laden has been talking, and President Bush has been listening. Counter-terrorism operations that have resulted in the death or capture of al-Qaeda operatives highlight the strategic importance Iraq occupies in the minds of terrorists, Bush said Wednesday.Delivering a commencement address at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy in Connecticut, the president reported on intelligence pointing to ongoing coordination between bin Laden and al-Qaeda terrorists in Iraq.
July 7, 2008, 8:23 PM EDT
Total casualties in first 28 days of September 2006: -- 61 Combat-related casualties in first 28 days September 2006: -- 53 Total casualties in first 28 days of September 2007: -- 60 Combat-related casualties in first 28 days of September 2007: -- 38 Total casualties in first 28 days of October 2006: -- 90 Combat-related casualties in first 28 days of October 2006: -- 86 Total casualties in first 28 days of October 2007: -- 31
July 7, 2008, 8:23 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - The antipathy that congressional Democrats have today toward President George W. Bush is reminiscent of their distrust of President Ronald Reagan during the Cold War, a political science professor says."We see some of the same sentiments today, in that some Democrats see the Republican president as being a threat and the true obstacle to peace, instead of seeing our enemies as the true danger," said Paul Kengor, a political science professor at Grove City College and the author of new book, "The Crusader: Ronald Reagan and the Fall of Communism."
July 7, 2008, 8:23 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - Vietnam-era lies about American soldiers are back with a vengeance, according to former prisoners of war who addressed the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in Washington, D.C.
July 7, 2008, 8:23 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - Illegal aliens have been found working at military bases, refineries, airports and even a nuclear power station in the past few years, and their use of fictitious identification papers continues to bedevil even employers who try to operate legally, federal agents say.Those apprehended were generally found to bear no ill intent, according to Special Agent Robert Weber of the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agency in Tampa, Florida.
July 7, 2008, 8:23 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - Combat-related casualties for U.S. military personnel in Iraq have been reduced by half in the first 28 days of November compared to the same timeframe for last year, a Cybercast News Service analysis of Pentagon reports shows. There have been 24 combat-related deaths in Iraq reported in the current month thus far in comparison with the 48 combat-related deaths reported in the first 28 days of November last year. This reflects a 50 percent drop.
July 7, 2008, 8:23 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - A "grand gesture" on the part of the U.S. could break an impasse at the United Nations where member states have failed to agree on a candidate to fill the remaining seat on the Security Council, according to policy analysts with the Council on Hemispheric Affairs (COHA).
July 7, 2008, 8:23 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - Vice-President Dick Cheney's health problems have triggered speculation that he may be forced to step down, a move that could potentially throw the Republican 2008 presidential nomination race into disarray.
July 7, 2008, 8:23 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - When Turkish nationals sought to buy Florida driver's licenses in 2003 without taking the required examination, a tip-off by a concerned citizen alerted counter-terrorism officials, who then used undercover agents to infiltrate the group.After monitoring the suspects for a two-month period, officials learned that they were also seeking certification to haul hazardous material across the country. Twenty were arrested. Those here illegally were deported, while others were prosecuted, convicted and jailed.
July 7, 2008, 8:23 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - Combat-related U.S. casualties in Iraq were 82.9 percent less in December 2007 than they were in December 2006, according to an exclusive Cybercast News Service analysis of Defense Department data.
July 7, 2008, 8:18 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - Iran is developing ballistic missile capabilities and a new space program in an effort to project its power "well beyond the Middle East," a former Israeli ambassador to the United Nations said Tuesday.At the same time, Tehran is also expanding its use of regional terrorist groups to destabilize the region, Dore Gold said during a conference call.
July 7, 2008, 8:18 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - The United States is the only country in the world that can restrain Iran and North Korea, and it should do what is necessary no matter what the world thinks, former U.S. ambassador to the United Nations John Bolton said Thursday."If we can't persuade them [other countries], that's just too damn bad," Bolton said, drawing a standing ovation.
July 7, 2008, 8:18 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - Political fallout from Israel's war in Lebanon last summer will ultimately force out Prime Minister Ehud Olmert's government, a top opposition leader predicted during a recent visit to the U.S.Israel's enemies have been emboldened by the "incompetent" military strategy pursued by Olmert's government, lawmaker Arieh Eldad of the National Union Party said in an interview while in Washington, D.C., as part of a cross-country tour to promote the formation of a new secular Zionist youth movement called AmChai.
July 7, 2008, 8:18 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - Syria is developing military capacities on Israel's northern border in potentially dangerous ways at the same time as terrorist organizations are strengthening their positions in the south, Israel's new ambassador to the U.S. said Wednesday.Syria assumed center stage in Sallai Meridor's wide-ranging talk at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C., which also touched on the political situation in Israel, the "two-state solution," Iran's nuclear program and the potential for more terrorism.
July 7, 2008, 8:18 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - Caged like an animal and deported to Siberia as a 14-year-old girl is to know a level of brutality that seems fantastic, according to one gulag survivor in a new documentary about Estonia. But that brutality was real, and it was experienced by thousands of Estonian children.The new film, "The Singing Revolution," examines the USSR's brutal occupation of Estonia, which began in 1940, and chronicles its re-birth as an independent nation after the collapse of Soviet communism in 1991.
July 7, 2008, 8:17 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - The specter of Hugo Chavez winning a new six-year term Sunday has conservative analysts and lawmakers in the U.S. deeply concerned, given the Venezuelan president's anti-American fervor, Russian weapons deals, and ties to rogue regimes with nuclear ambitions.
July 7, 2008, 8:17 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - Hugo Chavez, Venezuela's leftist, U.S.-baiting president, is generally expected to win another six-year term Sunday, although some political analysts doubt it will be the cakewalk opinion polls suggest.Chavez appears to be in line to defeat his main rival, Manuel Rosales, governor of the country's far-western Zulia state. Political adversaries of the government have expressed concern about the honesty of the balloting process - concerns shared by Stephen Johnson, a senior policy analyst with the conservative Heritage Foundation.
July 7, 2008, 8:17 PM EDT
(Editor's note: Corrects attribution in the first two paragraphs.)(CNSNews.com) - Villagers, coal miners and peasants beware! Western environmental activists "intolerantly devoted" to misguided views that stymie progress are opposing improvements to your standard of living and greater economic vitality.This is the thrust of a new film, co-produced by New Bera Media and the Moving Picture Institute (MPI), a New York-based non-profit organization whose goal is to promote freedom through film.