In Britain, a thoroughly decent public figure makes an honest mistake, then bends over backwards to make amends. Imagine an American politician behaving this way.
The sharing of nuclear weapons technology is part of the “Special Relationship” between the U.S. and U.K., as Winston Churchill famously described the Trans-Atlantic allegiance. But does the extent of the British-American cooperation amount to a violation of the global ban on sharing atomic secrets? And is it encouraging nuclear powers like Pakistan to do the same? WhoWhatWhy takes a closer look.
The United States and its allies have been so eager to remove the Assad regime in Syria that they’ve enabled some extreme elements to move into the void. Could the Western strategy in Syria result in the displacement of a secular regime with elements of Al Qaeda?
Crop Circles or Crap Circles? Whoever made these hundreds of humongous works of art found around the world, whether three-headed visitors from afar, brilliant rogue architecture students, or practical-joke-minded farmers–they are very, very talented. Check out this documentary trailer—and this real-life mystery.
We’re being told that Israel is itching to take out the Iranian regime. But there are other players behind the scenes. And their warnings to Israel not to launch an attack on Tehran sound hollow.