Some interesting and convincing points are made.
There is no online profile for 'Sam Bacile,' who has told reporters he's an Israeli who wrote and produced the movie that sparked protests in Libya and Egypt. But there is information about one of his collaborators, Steve Klein, who has ties to evangelical militia groups.
The murder of the US Ambassador to Libya yesterday and a raucous protest in Cairo, all over a movie deemed offensive, recall the widespread violence during the Danish cartoon controversy.
A public row between Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and the Obama administration is distracting the two allies from presenting a united front against Iran's nuclear program.
Israeli leader Benjamin Netanyahu expressed worry that Iran is closing in on the bomb, but he may also be looking for a way to 'back down gracefully' from threats to attack Iran.
Vice President Tariq al-Hashemi, sentenced to death yesterday by an Iraqi court, told the Monitor last month that despite his years of criticism of the US invasion, Iraq needs US involvement.
In an interview before he was sentenced to death in absentia, Iraqi Vice President Tariq al-Hashemi warned Iraq is on a slippery slope to more violence.
The aid to five rebel-held cities in northern Syria aims to repair vital infrastructure such as water supplies. But rebels say the assistance has barely made a dent in their needs.
In a blow to rebels, Syrian troops recaptured a border town used by refugees to cross into Jordan, according to activists.
In the past month, the Philippines, Malaysia, Vietnam, and Taiwan have all had brushes with China as they all assert territorial claims in the oil-rich South China Sea.
Amid the latest Israeli pressure on the US to take a stronger stand against Iran, the Obama administration is taking new steps to warn Iran against making any further moves toward nuclear weapons.
The comments by Gen. Martin Dempsey, the top US military official, are the latest American attempt to tamp down Israeli war fervor, which is spiking after a new report on Iran's nuclear program.
Five Australian soldiers were killed in Afghanistan yesterday and today, including three apparently murdered by Afghan Police forces.
The waves of Syrian refugees seeking haven in Turkey and Jordan are testing the two countries, putting the oft-discussed idea of creating a 'safe zone' in Syria back on the table.
Kenyan police fired tear gas at gangs of youths in Mombasa Tuesday as riots continued over the killing of a Muslim cleric with links to the extremist group Al Shabab.
The Syrian opposition is disseminating video footage from the town of Daraya this weekend that tells of a government massacre that may have left more than 600 people dead.
US missiles killed 18 suspected militants near the Afghan border, just a day after the Pakistan government summoned a US diplomat to protest the use of drone attacks.
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon will travel to Tehran next week to attend the summit of the Nonaligned Movement, a decision that is drawing criticism from the US and Israel.
Russia sought to reassure the international community about the security and possible use of Syria's chemical weapons after Obama warned the Assad regime about 'red lines.'
Politics junkies could be forgiven for not realizing that US soldiers are still dying in Afghanistan, given how rarely the word passes the lips of either President Obama or challenger Mitt Romney.