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American government - Obama has backed down over a cyberwar with Syria. Why?

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Obama has backed down over a cyberwar with Syria. Why?

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Snooping surveillance by the NSA is obvious, but Obama has been secretive over any cyberweapons the U.S. military has (File/AFP) To hear American experts on computer warfare tell it, the United States has cyber weapons that could cripple the Syrian government’s air defense, disrupt military communications, and knock out the power grid.But President Barack Obama appears to have taken the option of cyber attacks off the table.

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Obama has backed down over a cyberwar with Syria. Why?

albawaba.com

Obama has backed down over a cyberwar with Syria. Why?

albawaba.com2014-04-25 07:22:06Cache

Snooping surveillance by the NSA is obvious, but Obama has been secretive over any cyberweapons the U.S. military has (File/AFP) To hear American experts on computer warfare tell it, the United States has cyber weapons that could cripple the Syrian government’s air defense, disrupt military communications, and knock out the power grid.But President Barack Obama appears to have taken the option of cyber attacks off the table.

Obama should negotiate with Cuba to release jailed American

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Obama should negotiate with Cuba to release jailed American

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Havana - Scott Gilbert who is the attorney for American Alan Gross serving a 15 year prison term in Cuba pleaded with the Obama government to "sit down with the Cuban government" and try to negotiate a deal for his release. Gross was jailed more than four years ago while working as a contractor in a USAID program. Gilbert said: “Our message, really, is to the president of the United States, And it is President Obama, please engage on this issue.

Gunman kills 3 Americans in Kabul

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Gunman kills 3 Americans in Kabul

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KABUL, Afghanistan -- Three Americans -- a pediatrician and a father and son -- were killed by an Afghan government security officer at a hospital Thursday, the latest in a series of attacks on foreign civilians that has rattled aid workers, contractors and journalists. Another American, a female medical worker, was wounded in the attack at Cure International Hospital of Kabul, run by a U.S.-based Christian charity, and the gunman also was wounded, officials said.

Mother Of American Jailed In Venezuela Says He Was Visiting Family, Is Not A U.S. Agent

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Mother Of American Jailed In Venezuela Says He Was Visiting Family, Is Not A U.S. Agent

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The mother of a 32-year-old American citizen arrested in Venezuela over the weekend denied her son is a U.S. or an anti-government agent with a criminal record, as authorities claim. Todd Michael Leininger, who barely speaks Spanish, was arrested Saturday with his Venezuelan wife in San Cristobal, the capital city of the southwestern state of Tachira.

Kerry: US intel finds Russia destabilizing Ukraine

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Kerry: US intel finds Russia destabilizing Ukraine

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PRO-RUSSIAN GUNMEN walk past the mayor’s office in Donetsk, Ukraine, on Wednesday. Photo: REUTERS WASHINGTON -- Mere days after diplomats from the Unites States, European Union, Russian Federation and Ukraine met in Geneva to diffuse tensions in Ukraine's east, US Secretary of State John Kerry accused Russian intelligence forces on Thursday of "actively" undermining the Ukrainian government.

US awards $4M to help Haitians hurt by drought

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US awards $4M to help Haitians hurt by drought

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PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) - The American government has awarded $4 million to help Haitian families hurt by a drought in the Caribbean nation's northwest. The U.S. Embassy in Port-au-Prince said Thursday that the U.S. Agency for International Development awarded the money to CARE International. About 60,000 people living in the remote village of Jean-Rabel who are malnourished or at the risk of severe hunger will receive food vouchers for 10 months under the emergency assistance.

US government awards $4 million to humanitarian group to help hungry in northwest Haiti

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PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti –  The American government has awarded $4 million to help Haitian families hurt by a drought in the Caribbean nation's northwest. The U.S. Embassy in Port-au-Prince said Thursday that the U.S. Agency for International Development awarded the money to CARE International. About 60,000 people living in the remote village of Jean-Rabel who are malnourished or at the risk of severe hunger will receive food vouchers for 10 months under the emergency assistance.

US Awards $4M to Help Haitians Hurt by Drought

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US Awards $4M to Help Haitians Hurt by Drought

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The American government has awarded $4 million to help Haitian families hurt by a drought in the Caribbean nation's northwest. The U.S. Embassy in Port-au-Prince said Thursday that the U.S. Agency for International Development awarded the money to CARE International.

Israel Halts Talks, Citing Palestinian Unity Agreement

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JERUSALEM — The Israel government decided on Thursday to suspend American-sponsored peace talks with the Palestinians because of the reconciliation agreement the Palestinians announced on Wednesday between two rival factions, one of which refuses to recognize Israel’s right to exist.

Israel Halts Talks, Citing Palestinian Unity Agreement

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JERUSALEM — The Israel government decided on Thursday to suspend American-sponsored peace talks with the Palestinians because of the reconciliation agreement the Palestinians announced on Wednesday between two rival factions, one of which refuses to recognize Israel’s right to exist.