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Israel shoots down mystery drone, but who does it belong to?

First Reaction
Sun 7 Oct, AT 08:01

Drone destroyed near nuclear reactor in southern Israel was probably sent by an increasingly sophisticated Hezbollah

US evacuates embassies as Muslim protests spread to West

Sun 16 Sep, AT 12:51

All non-essential staff withdrawn from Tunisia and Sudan embassies as Muslim leader calls for calm

Israel 'prepared for 30-day war with Iran' - but will it attack?

First Reaction
Thu 16 Aug, AT 14:57

As Israelis queue for gas masks, observers say Israeli is trying to put pressure on the US

Alexander Cockburn

Obamacare victory puts Mitt Romney on the back foot again

Fri 29 Jun, AT 07:44
Alexander Cockburn

Republican candidate blindsided by Supreme Court's decision to uphold Obama's health insurance Act

Alliance Boots

Walgreens buys 45 per cent stake in Alliance Boots

One-Minute Read
Tue 19 Jun, AT 13:53

Strategic partnership will form one of the world's biggest healthcare retailers.


It wasn't us! EU chief Barroso blames US for financial crisis

One-Minute Read
Tue 19 Jun, AT 12:27

EU commission president gets irritable at G20 summit after Canadian hack suggests North Americans shouldn't help solve euro debt crisis

Back to 1980 as Romney apes Reagan in play for Pentagon

Thu 31 May, AT 10:56
Alexander Cockburn

Mitt Romney follows Reagan's lead as he bids to get the Joint Chiefs of Staff on side

Homs child, Syria

Houla: West acts but what can be done against Assad?

Talking Point
Wed 30 May, AT 11:15

Britain, France and the US expel Syrian diplomats after weekend atrocity as calls for military intervention grow

Alexander Cockburn

Whitey's majority is nearly over. Luckily, the fascist regime is ready

Fri 25 May, AT 07:06
Alexander Cockburn

White births are no longer a majority in the US, but it will be a while before Wasp-dom loosens its grip on power