Hindenburg 80th Anniversary is a Blast from the Past

(Lakehurst, NJ — May 6, 2017) – Ceremonies today marked the 80th anniversary of the destruction of the German dirigible Hindenburg. And, like everything else in 2017, the anniversary took on political overtones, making it a hot time for many. On May 6, 1937, the 804-foot-long Hindenburg, owned and operated by Nazi Germany and en…

Russian Officials in a Lather Over Ukraine Sanctions

(Moscow, Russia — August 27, 2015) – Facing sanctions stretching on for over a year, Russian President Vladimir Putin is taking steps to fight back against the West. And he isn’t afraid to get his fellow Russians dirty in the process. Claiming that Western cleaning products “contain toxic ingredients” and “do not conform to Russian…

ISIS Turns Up the Heat

(Amman, Jordan — February 3, 2015) – Everyone knows that the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) (also known as “Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL)” and “Islamic State (IS)” and “Daesh” and “Al-Qaeda in Iraq”) is an especially cruel and hateful Islamic Fundamentalist group. Today, they went overboard – even for…

The Situation Appears Grim

(Jakarta, Indonesia) – There will be no repeat of Malaysian Airlines MH370. Evidence of AirAsia 8501 has been found. The Airbus A320-200 – and the 162 people aboard – disappeared on December 28. Everyone’s worst fears have been confirmed as debris and bodies have been located after a three-day intensive search. Unfortunately, many friends and…

Russia, Ukraine Complain about Shoot Down of Plane

(Kiev, Ukraine) – Just four months after a Malaysian Airlines jet went missing, the company is once again in the news. And, like last time, it’s not in a good way. Malaysian Airlines MH17 was shot down today, over the Ukrainian village of Torez, with a surface-to-air missile. MH17, a Boeing 777-200 en route to…

Hamas Defeating Israel? You Gaza Be Kidding!

(Tel Aviv, Israel) – Seven days into the latest battle between Israel and Hamas, one thing is clear: terror is a two-way street. On the one hand, Hamas’ Islamic Fundamentalist minions have fired over 1,000 inaccurate rockets. They have been fired into all areas of Israel, including indiscriminate targets in major cities. Some have even…

Syria Calls for Sanctions over Smallpox

(Damascus, Syria) – Faced with economic sanctions stemming from its civil war, and facing possible airstrikes from the United States, the Syrian government of President Bashar al-Assad agreed to the Framework for the Elimination of Syrian Chemical Weapons in September 2013. The ultimate goal of the Framework, negotiated with the United States and Russia, was…