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…

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…

Malaysia Issues MH370 Report, Evicts Families from Hotels

(Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia) – “The airplane has disappeared.” With that summary, the Malaysian government released a preliminary report on one of the greatest mysteries of our time. The report was extraordinary not for what new information it provided, but for the lack of new information provided. Malaysian Airlines MH370 took off with 239 people aboard.…

GM May Hold Key to MH370 Disappearance

(Detroit, MI) – Malaysian Airlines MH370 disappeared six weeks ago. Its whereabouts are still unknown, but that hasn’t meant complete silence regarding the mystery. In fact, it’s been just the opposite. Since then, it’s been six weeks of false leads. Six weeks of contradictory information. Six weeks of information leaking out piece by piece. Six…

Ocean Discovered on Saturn Moon

(Cape Canaveral, FL) – Scientists announced on April 3 the discovery of a vast ocean located beneath the ice of Enceladus, a moon of Saturn. The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) hailed the discovery as another step towards understanding the mysteries of the universe – but not the mystery of how the current 535…