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Obama: US 'underestimated' rise of Islamic State

President Barack Obama said the United States "underestimated" the rise of Islamic State and other Syrian-based militants, and "overestimated" Iraq's ability to fight them.
September 28, 2014

US airstrikes target IS oil refineries

U.S. forces and those from Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates conducted 13 airstrikes in eastern Syria as part of an operation against the Islamic State group, Wednesday.
September 25, 2014

FBI Goes After Indymedia in Greece

United States surveillance of progressive media continues.
teleSUR English: September 18, 2014

Obama to send 3,000 troops to Liberia in ebola fight

The United States is ready to take leadership for a global response to the deadly Ebola virus that is ravaging West Africa, President Barack Obama said Tuesday,
September 17, 2014

US continues building coalition as diplomats gather to discuss Islamic State

French President Francois Hollande said Islamic State militants pose a global threat that requires a global response.
September 15, 2014

Obama plans prime time speech on Islamic State threat

President Barack Obama is preparing to lay out his strategy against militants of the Islamic State group in Iraq and Syria when he delivers an address to Americans Wednesday night.
September 10, 2014

Hagel denounces Russia's 'blatant aggression' in Ukraine

U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel has denounced what he calls Russia’s "blatant aggression" in Ukraine. Hagel’s remarks in Georgia came as the rights group Amnesty International said it was no longer possible for Russia to deny its forces are engaged in fighting in eastern Ukraine.
September 8, 2014

Obama vows to 'dismantle' Islamic State

President Barack Obama has wrapped up the NATO summit in Britain, saying the alliance has agreed to play a role in fighting Islamic State militants.
September 6, 2014

Iran 'backs US military contacts' to fight Islamic State

Iran's Supreme Leader has approved co-operation with the US as part of the fight against Islamic State (IS) in Iraq, sources have told BBC Persian.
BBC: September 6, 2014

American-Greek, Don "Da Bomb" George The New IBO Super Middle-Weight Champion!

Donovan George beat Dyah Davis on points (115-113, 115-113, 116-112) to be crowned IBO Middleweight Champion of the world.
Midfield Maestro: August 31, 2014