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Qatar casts size aside with assertive foreign policy Tiny Qatar bolstering image with assertive foreign policy
BBC News | Apr 24, 2015 1:11 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Why Are Social Causes Easy To Launch But Hard To Win? These days, all it takes to start a protest is a cell phone, says professor Zeynep Tufekci. But does the ease of social media impede social movements from making big gains?
NPR.org | Apr 24, 2015 1:11 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Europe Grapples With How To Deal With Influx Of Migrants Thousands cross the Mediterranean hoping to escape civil instability or economic hardship. Renee Montagne talks to Joel Millman of the International Organization for Migration about Europe's response.
NPR.org | Apr 24, 2015 09:10 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Aid Workers Hear Migrants' Accounts Of Shipwrecks The charity Save the Children has been hearing from migrants who have survived the dangerous journey to Europe from across the Mediterranean. Text messages come in every day about boats in distress.
NPR.org | Apr 24, 2015 09:10 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Biden Strikes a Softer Tone at Israel Independence Event Mr. Bidens remarks came as the Obama administration works to smooth tensions with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
New York Times | Apr 24, 2015 01:23 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Adam Gadahn Was Propagandist for Al Qaeda Who Sold Terror in English Mr. Gadahn was not an operational leader in Al Qaeda, but instead conveyed the groups message to English-speaking audiences around the globe.
New York Times | Apr 24, 2015 12:44 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Fighting Prompts an Exodus From Yemen, Often on Boats More than 150,000 people have been forced to flee to other cities or into the countryside, while others have crossed the borders to Saudi Arabia or Oman.
New York Times | Apr 24, 2015 12:13 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
U.S. Weighs Training Iraqis to Call in American Airstrikes in ISIS Fight The idea would be to accelerate aerial attacks, which the Iraqis say are taking too long.
New York Times | Apr 23, 2015 11:26 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Saudi Bombing In Yemen Has Led To New Gains For Al-Qaida Reporter Gregory Johnsen talks about the humanitarian crisis in Yemen, how the chaos is impacting the U.S. fight against al-Qaida and how he escaped a kidnapping attempt in Yemen last year.
NPR.org | Apr 23, 2015 7:09 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
U.S. Counterterrorism Operations Kill 2 Hostages Of Al-Qaida President Obama announced that a U.S. drone strike killed two hostages held by al-Qaida: one American and one Italian. Separate operations also killed two U.S. citizens who were members of al-Qaida.
NPR.org | Apr 23, 2015 5:03 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend