Japan has threatened that it will blow it out of the sky if that happens.
THE United States has urged North Korea to scrap plans to launch a rocket later this month, warning the “highly provocative” move would destabilise the region.
“Devoting scarce resources to the development of nuclear weapons and long-range missiles will only further isolate and impoverish North Korea,” State Department spokeswoman Victoria Nuland said in a statement on Saturday.
November 29, 2012
The New York Times reported on Wednesday that the Obama administration is ready for direct intervention in Syria’s war against CIA mercenaries funded and armed by Saudi Arabia and Qatar.
“While no decisions have been made, the administration is considering several alternatives, including directly providing arms to some opposition fighters,” the Times reported.
State Department spokeswoman Victoria Nuland said the U.S. will provide Turkey with the Patriot missile system. NATO officials are currently in [...]
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton called Egyptian Foreign Minister Mohamed Amr Monday and told him the United States wants to see President Mohamed Morsy share power in Egypt, following his decree last week placing his decisions above judicial review.
Reports from Egypt Monday said that Morsy was considering limiting his decree that the judiciary has no right to review his decisions to only “sovereign” matters — although the meaning of that is unclear — following widespread international criticism and [...]
International election observers planning to visit Texas polling places have “full immunity” from being arrested in the United States, the State Department said when discussing a letter from the Texas Attorney General.
“I’m not going to get into any kind of hypothetical situations or predict where this is going to go other than to say we have every expectation that this will be worked out and to state the fact, which [...]
The United States is still mulling ways to stop the fighting in Syria, including a no-fly zone, as the Syrian regime is “ratcheting up the brutality of their tactics,” a US official said Wednesday.
“We continue to look at all of the ideas out there for trying to end the violence,” State Department spokeswoman Victoria Nuland said.
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton continues “to talk to partners about how, what, why exactly [...]
In her daily press briefing on Tuesday, State Department spokesperson Victoria Nuland admitted that she provided false information Friday about the State Department’s hiring of private security firms for the American mission in Benghazi attacked on September 11th:
QUESTION: You also said there was no contract with a private security firm in Libya, and yet apparently some British security guards were hired. Is that your way of saying you didn’t contract [...]
Sudan won’t allow the United States to send a platoon of Marines to protect its embassy from rioting Muslims.
According to a report released by the SUNA state news agency, the country’s government formally rejected the request Saturday. The news agency quoted Sudan’s Foreign Minister, Ali Ahmed Karti, as saying, “Sudan is able to protect the diplomatic missions in Khartoum and the state is committed to protecting its guests in the [...]
Kurt Nimmo and Alex Jones
July 29, 2012
Opponents arrayed against the United Nations’ anti-gun effort prematurely celebrated on Friday as the treaty stalled due to member states failing to reach an agreement on revised language in the text. The treaty went into limbo after the United States, Russia and China called for more time to consider revisions.
NGOs and gun-grabber groups portrayed the stall as “stunning cowardice” and a “staggering abdication of [...]
U.S. State Department said reports of tank columns moving on Aleppo, along with air strikes, represent serious escalation of Assad’s efforts to crush rebellion
Warning comes as former head of UN monitoring mission in Syria said it is just a matter of time before Assad’s government falls because its use of massive force is mobilising insurgents
David Cameron urges Syrian regime to ‘stop what it is doing’ in Aleppo
The U.S. today warned [...]
Syrian forces have renewed their assault on the northern city of Aleppo, firing from helicopter gunships on rebel-held areas.
The US state department has said it fears Syrian government forces are preparing to carry out a massacre.
The pro-government al-Watan newspaper has warned that the mother of all battles is about to start.
Rebels in Aleppo, Syria’s most populous city, have been stockpiling ammunition and medical supplies in preparation.
(CNN) — Syrian rebels prepared [...]
The United States warned Thursday that the Syrian regime may be preparing to carry out a massacre in the city of Aleppo, but stuck by its position that there would be no US military intervention.
“This is the concern, that we will see a massacre in Aleppo, and that’s what the regime appears to be lining up for,” State Department spokeswoman Victoria Nuland said.
She pointed to “credible reports of columns of [...]
A renowned US historian says Russia will respond to a war on Syria as anti-Syrian propaganda by Israeli, NATO and US officials suggesting a possible military intervention in the Arab country is escalating, Press TVreports.
In an exclusive interview with Press TV, Dr. Webster Griffin Tarpley pointed to comments made by the US Department of State’s spokesperson, Victoria Nuland, and the NATO chief, Andres Fogh Rasmussen, who compared Syria to Bosnia, with “the [...]
JERUSALEM – Syrian President Bashar al-Assad is preparing a major offensive in the coming days against the opposition targeting his regime, an informed Syrian government source confirmed.
The source told WND yesterday Assad was warned by Russia that if the coming counterinsurgency targeting the opposition is not successful in the next 4-6 weeks, Syria should be prepared for a war.
The source did not say whether the possibility of war referred to [...]
Washington (CNN) – As Secretary of State Hillary Clinton flew to China Tuesday, President Barack Obama was tight-lipped about the whereabouts of escaped Chinese activist Chen Guangcheng and his potential impact on the discussions to be held this week in Beijing.
“Obviously, I’m aware of the press reports on the situation in China, but I’m not going to make a statement on the issue,” Obama said in response to a question about [...]
Blind legal activist Chen Guangcheng escaped house arrest in eastern China and is under U.S. protection, according to a U.S.-based human rights group.
Chen fled earlier this past week from his home in Shandong province where he had been under house arrest since being released from prison in September 2010, Midland, Texas-based ChinaAid reported on its website. He is now under U.S. protection and high-level talks are taking place between the [...]