The Saudi Royal Family is growing alarmed by President Barack Obama's Middle East treachery and is hinting that he's drawing "pink" lines and only bluffing on foreign policy issues. They say his bluffing games are "bordering on the criminal negligence."
NewsMax reports that, "A member of the Saudi royal family his country should have a seat at the Iran nuclear negotiations. Prince Turki al-Faisal, brother of Foreign Minister Saud al-Faisal, told The Journal that the Obama administration worked behind his country's back to secure the recent deal allowing a lifting of sanctions for six months as talks continue."
The U.S. Navy flinched into surrender mode in the South China Sea last week as it encroached upon disputed waters. The USS Cowpens was blocked by a Chinese battleship and scampered away after a tense standoff.
According to Channel NewsAsia, "A Chinese naval vessel came dangerously close to a US warship during a tense incident in the South China Sea last week, US military officials said on Friday."
Islamist politicians in Indonesia are asking, "where's the beef?" That's because they can enjoy the benefits of trips to hotels to meet prostitutes and receive hefty bribes from foreign beef importers.
Channel NewsAsia reports that, "Clandestine hotel room sex, money laundering and huge bribes to import beef evokes a seedy, criminal underworld rather than conservative politicians in the world's most populous Muslim nation."
U.S. Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee (D.-Tx.) contends that unemployment benefits should benefit everyone including the currently employed.
According to the Houston Chronicle, "In her fervor to save unemployment benefits for out-of-work Americans, U.S. Rep. apparently got a bit tongue-tied. The Houston Democrat called upon her fellow Congress members to extend jobless benefits for people with jobs."
A Hello Kitty purse snatcher in Pasadena, Tx. will soon be charged with one count of murder and an attempted murder charge after she rammed her pickup truck into a vehicle that killed a mother and severely injured a teenage daughter.
The Houston Chronicle reports that, "A woman ran a red light after shoplifting a purse and a few other small items from a Pasadena early Sunday morning, killing a mother and injuring a teenage girl."
Radical Islamist Indonesians hope to celebrate Christmas and New Year's with a bang. They are allegedly plotting to deploy suicide bombers to blast holiday parties all over the country.
Channel News-Asia reports that, "Indonesian police warned on Thursday that Islamic extremists may be planning to target worshippers at Christmas and New Year celebrations in the capital Jakarta and other parts of the country. National police chief Sutarman said there were indications that militants were heading to areas they wished to target, and may be assembling bombs."
The Filipino Government in Manila may soon agree to let militant Muslims rule over the Mindanao region of the country, which permits them to impose sharia law on residents. Sharia law is considered harsh since it calls for adulterers and their mistresses to be stoned to death.
According to the Asia Times, "Philippine President Benigno Aquino's government announced on Sunday that it had reached a tentative power-sharing deal with the rebel Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) over contested territories on the southern island of Mindanao. Whether the agreement ends the four-decade long conflict that has taken more than 100,000 lives, however, is still highly uncertain."
Russian officials have disclosed that the White House is open to suggestions on a potential free trade deal with Moscow, despite recent diplomatic tensions between the two countries.
The Moscow Times reports that, "Russia has proposed a series of bilateral trade negotiations with the U.S. under the umbrella of a hoped-for new trade agenda between the two countries, a senior Russian official said. He said Russia, in a meeting with top U.S. trade officials on Wednesday, had floated the idea of establishing a framework for talks that could lead to up to five separate deals, beginning with a pact on investment."