North Korea, one of the most miserable places on the planet, has threatened South Korea with artillery and missile fire if South Korean citizens continue sending balloons over the border that carry gifts, as well as propaganda.

On October 11, 16 "suspected militants" were killed in a U.S. drone strike in Pakistan. As has become standard operating procedure for such attacks, the unmanned vehicles were reportedly still buzzing over the site of the attack, keeping anyone from approaching the rubble and retrieving the bodies.

Twenty years after the alleged fall of communism and the demise of the Soviet Union, KGB defector Anatoliy Golitsyn's predictions from his books New Lies For Old and The Perestroika Deception continue to be realized through the strategic partnership of Russia and China in the Shanghai Cooperation Organization. 

There might be one way to influence U.S. policymakers to postpone the airborne assassinations using drone strikes. Noor Khan has filed suit against the government of Pakistan for its cooperation with the governments of the United States and the United Kingdom on behalf of his father who was killed in a U.S. drone strike while he attended a tribal council meeting on March 17, 2011, in the northwest region of Pakistan.

Members of Congress have pointed to the violence in Syria as an opportunity to launch a humanitarian effort, i.e., a military endeavor, to aid the anti-Assad forces. However, increasing evidence indicates that the “rebels” are indiscriminate terrorists seeking to overthrow the Syrian government at the expense of civilian lives. In fact, the most recent indication of the rebels' lack of concern for "collateral damage" came last week in the bombings in Aleppo that killed approximately 40 civilians and wounded many more.