AllSides Balanced Search reveals information and ideas from all sides of the political spectrum so you can get the full picture.
Aug 28 2014
Two columns of Russian tanks have entered Ukraine, a security spokesman says, forcing border guards to retreat amid fears that rebels are seeking to create a land link between Russia and Crimea.
Ukrainian security council spokesman Col. Andriy Lysenko says Ukrainian forces were fired at using Grad missile systems from Russian territory at about 11 a.m.Fox News (Online News)
Jun 08 2012
HAIFA, Israel -- Thousands of missiles and rockets are aimed at Israel from almost all sides of the country, which means every Israeli citizen must prepare for life on the frontlines. In the summer of 2006, some 4,000 Hezbollah rockets rain down on northern Israel.CBN
Sep 09 2014
Malaysian Airlines Flight 17 Broke Apart Due To 'Large Number Of High-Energy Objects,' Dutch Safety Board Says
Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 broke apart over Ukraine due to "large number of high-energy objects" from outside the aircraft, the Dutch Safety Board said in a preliminary report into the disaster that killed 298 people, two thirds of them from the Netherlands.
The preliminary report, published on Tuesday, said MH17 crashed due to external objects penetrating the fuselage and that "HuffPost
Aug 28 2014
When President Obama summoned his closest advisers to the Oval Office a year ago this week to tell them he was holding off on a missile strike against Syria, one of his arguments was that if he acted without Congress, he might not get congressional backing for military intervention the next time he needed it.
“He can’t make these decisions divorced from the American public and fromNew York Times (News)
Apr 18 2015
The Pentagon wants cyber weapons that can inflict “blunt force trauma.” That’s one vision that Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Mark Welsh has laid out for the next phase of military cyber operations — and in a rare occurrence in the cyber realm, he elaborated with examples. Story Continued Below “How do you make an enemy air defense system go completely blank in the first minute of the conflictPolitico
Mar 13 2015
Major world powers have begun talks about a United Nations Security Council resolution to lift U.N. sanctions on Iran if a nuclear agreement is struck with Tehran, a step that could make it harder for the U.S. Congress to undo a deal, Western officials said.
The talks between Britain, China, France, Russia and the United States — the five permanent members of the Security Council — plusHuffPost
Aug 29 2013
The Obama administration was running into roadblocks as it tried to corral an international coalition in support of intervention in Syria, with U.S. allies appearing to hit pause on calls for a missile strike. Britain and France, which helped lead the 2011 mission to impose a no-fly zone in Libya, on Thursday were still in a wait-and-see mode on Syria, as the countries await the results of aFox News (Online News)
Aug 29 2013
President Barack Obama hasn’t even ordered an attack on Syria to punish it for using chemical weapons, but Washington is already asking: What next? Best case: The Navy’s Tomahawk cruise missiles prevent Syrian President Bashar Assad from launching another chemical attack and hasten the end to a civil war that has taken an estimated 100,000 lives.Politico
Feb 04 2015
In highly unusual testimony inside the federal supermax prison, a former operative for Al Qaeda has described prominent members of Saudi Arabia’s royal family as major donors to the terrorist network in the late 1990s and claimed that he discussed a plan to shoot down Air Force One with a Stinger missile with a staff member at the Saudi Embassy in Washington.
The Qaeda member, ZacariasNew York Times (News)
Jan 03 2015
The Obama administration doubled down on Friday on its allegation that North Korea’s leadership was behind the hacking of Sony Pictures, announcing new, if largely symbolic, economic sanctions against 10 senior North Korean officials and the intelligence agency it said was the source of “many of North Korea’s major cyberoperations.”
The actions were based on an executive order PresidentNew York Times (News)