NOBEL PEACE PRIZE UPDATE: Coalition In-Fighting Threatens the War Against ISIS in Iraq Hostilities broke out over the weekend between two groups considered critical components of the ground war. Troops from the predominantly Shiite Muslim militias – known as the popular mobilization units or PMUs – reportedly attacked the home of an officer with the […]
NOBEL PEACE PRIZE UPDATE: Assad siege of Aleppo could be ‘imminent,’ experts warn. A government encirclement of the Syrian rebel stronghold of Aleppo could be “imminent,” according to military and humanitarian observers, some of whom point to United Nations-sponsored peace talks as having given the regime of Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad maneuvering room. If Syria’s […]
NOBEL PEACE PRIZE UPDATE: Pentagon tap dances around ‘boots on the ground.’ Sometimes it’s really hard to tell what the Pentagon spokesman is saying, especially when he’s discussing the shadowy role U.S. special operations forces are playing in Syria. The ostensible reason for the obfuscation is understandable: security and force protection. The less anyone knows […]
NOBEL PEACE PRIZE UPDATE: ISIS Targeted by Cyberattacks in a New U.S. Line of Combat.
NOBEL PEACE PRIZE UPDATE: Obama to send more U.S. troops to Syria.
NOBEL PEACE PRIZE UPDATE: About Obama’s Receding Tide of War… from Claudia Rosett.
Actress Emma Watson, the UN global goodwill ambassador for women, helped teenage Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai embrace the word feminism. When she heard how she inspired Yousafzai to consider herself a feminist, she got really...Show More Summary
Rights groups and politicians launch campaign to nominate senior Fatah leader serving life term for Nobel Peace award.
NOBEL PEACE PRIZE UPDATE: The U.S. is dropping bombs more quickly than it can make them.
ANOTHER NOBEL PEACE PRIZE UPDATE: Army Needs 220K More Soldiers to Deal With Major Foes: Milley.
NOBEL PEACE PRIZE UPDATE: Obama outlines hopes for legacy on drone strikes.
NOBEL PEACE PRIZE UPDATE: B-52s arrive in Qatar to join bombing campaign against ISIS. As one Twitter user noted, Obama’s “heard some talk of ‘carpet bombing ISIS’ lately, and is trying to keep up appearances.”
NOBEL PEACE PRIZE UPDATE: Behind Closed Doors, Top U.S. Commander Frustrated With Obama. This isn’t the first we’ve heard of major disagreements between the White House and the Pentagon over U.S. Asia policy. Two weeks ago, the well-connected David Ignatius indicated that top Defense officials would like to see the U.S. take a tougher line […]
NOBEL PEACE PRIZE UPDATE: New ISIS Affiliate Promises New Fronts ‘Against the Enemies of Allah.’
NOBEL PEACE PRIZE UPDATE: North Korean Video Graphically Threatens to Turn Seoul into a “Sea of Flames.”
'Common decency' should compel President Barack Obama to return his Nobel Peace Prize over his failed nuclear policy, says Barry M. Blechman, the co-founder of the Stimson Center, a Washington-based non-profit focused on issues of global peace and security.
A petition went up on Change.org yesterday for Elon Musk, co-creator of PayPal, SpaceX, Tesla Motors, and the man responsible for the inception of the Hyperloop transportation system, to win the Nobel Peace Prize in Economics. Read more...
Today's agenda at the FORBES Under 30 Summit EMEA in Tel Aviv included a keynote by Nobel Peace Prize winner Shimon Peres, a panel on the sleepy state of the mattress industry and a discussion of the future of unicorn startups in Europe, the Middle East and Africa. The festivities came to a close with a bang: the Under 30 Food Festival on the shores of the Mediterranean.
NOBEL PEACE PRIZE UPDATE: Wave of Suicide Attacks Kill at Least 29 People Across Iraq.
Shimon Peres has accomplished quite a bit in his nearly 93 years on Earth, serving as one of the founding fathers of Israel, winning the Nobel Peace Prize and filling his golden years focusing on philanthropy. His secret? “Don’t be pessimistic, it’s a waste of time."