By Dr. Arnold J. Oliver | (Informed Comment) Although Israeli Prime Minister Netenyahu in his speech to Congress painted Iran as a threat to peace, he left out important details concerning the…
As Major League Soccer christens its 20th season Friday with the reigning champion Los Angeles Galaxy hosting the Chicago Fire, we offer 20 storylines to follow on the 20-team circuit. 1. LABOR PEACE: On the brink of the first work stoppage in league history, the players’ union and management agreed in principle Wednesday to a […]
Shane Smith (Credit: Ralph Alswang). At the US Institute of Peace last evening, “Vice on HBO” screened their season 3 premiere entitled: “Our Oceans Are Rising.” The episode, which will air tomorrow night at 11 PM ET on HBO, presented...Show More Summary
I felt a very calm, immense peace, and this unbelievable confidence that I could live, that I could get out of this moment.
Cardinal Egan headed the New York Archdiocese from 2000 until 2009. He was pronounced dead at NYU Langone Medical Center at 2:20 pm, the archdiocese announced. “Thank God he had a peaceful death, passing away right after lunch today, with the prayers and sacraments of his loyal priest secretary, Father Douglas Crawford, in his residence [...]
The L.A. Times announced the finalists for the 35th annual L.A. Times Book Prizes yesterday. Killer lineup we have here! Poetry Gillian Conoley, “Peace” (Omnidawn) Katie Ford, “Blood Lyrics: Poems” (Graywolf) Peter Gizzi, “In Defense...Show More Summary
The shocking story of a former Texas Justice of the Peace-turned-convicted murderer will be the subject of Preserve, Protect, And Defend, a movie in development at HBO Films. It is being written by Big Love creators Mark V. Olsen & Will...Show More Summary
NOBEL PEACE PRIZE UPDATE: Iraq Wants More American Bombs Dropped on Iraq. “My how things change. The Iraqi government is cheesed off at the United States right now because Washington isn’t dropping bombs on Saddam Hussein’s hometown of Tikrit.... Tikrit is occupied by ISIS. Baghdad wants it back. Washington would like to […]
There’s little mystery when it comes to Steve Nash’s NBA future: it doesn’t exist. Nash admits that the game has passed him by, and sounds at peace with that reality. The post Steve Nash Hints at NBA Retirement Again appeared first on SLAMonline.
First Twitter and now Instagram?! Iggy Azalea is KINDA saying goodbye to social media, one app at a time. Just weeks after the Aussie rapper said peace out to Twitter, girlfriend went and deleted her Instagram account without a single word! Granted Iggy Iggs did say she'd come back on and tweet every so often if she needed [...]
Former Iranian hostage Ali Shakeri says, "The United States and Iran have an opportunity to work together to create peace and stability in the Middle East. We cannot afford to let this opportunity to enhance the prospect of peace to pass."
Thorbjoern Jagland, the chairman of the Nobel Peace Prize Committee, who awarded the Nobel Peace Prize to Barack Obama and the European Union, has been recently ousted from his position.
To Defeat ISIS, Win the Peace By Jason Stanford After huddling with his war council in Kuwait, Defense Secretary Ash Carter says we’ve got the “ingredients of the strategy” to achieve a “lasting defeat” over ISIS. Some Senate Republicans claim that ISIS is going to kill us all in our sleep even as the U.S.-led [...]Show More Summary
From The New York Times Travel section, a look at the Ethiopian city where Rimbaud, the poet behind A Season in Hell, “finally found a kind of peace.”
Today, Ukraine is central to the 25 year Transatlantic quest for a "Europe whole, free, and at peace." On March 4, 2015, Assistant Secretary of State Victoria Nuland testified before the House Foreign Affairs Committee on the situation in Ukraine and focused on three challenges.
“If we want peace and justice, it is very important for Buddhists and Muslims to come together because these are two major world religions.” The post Buddhist-Muslim peace called for in Yogyakarta Statement appeared first on Lion's Roar.
The presence of US military vessels in the Black Sea does not look like a desire for a political settlement of the Ukrainian conflict, according to a Russian Foreign Ministry spokesman.
Mr. Narwhal—time to peace out! Image via Inyi Minyi All Images moving forward are personal. As you may remember from my dress-shopping adventures, dress shopping was pretty overwhelming for me. It was a lovely day, and I’m incredibly grateful for … read more
Libya talks set to start in Morocco, as UN envoy says the situation on the ground is "deteriorating rapidly".