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…