MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin met Saudi intelligence chief Prince Bandar bin Sultan near Moscow and discussed the war in Syria and Iran's nuclear program, the Kremlin said on Tuesday.
They say old habits die hard. For Iran's elite Quds Force, the secretive external branch of the Revolutionary Guard, the habits of subversion and mafia-style revenge against the Islamic Republic's adversaries may never die at all.
Years ago there was a popular TV commercial for an investment firm that proclaimed: When we talk, people listen. For the national security crowd, when the House and/or Senate intelligence chairs talk, people listen. And so should you.
The uneasy peace has shattered as the civil war spills over the border, renewing old enmities.
Jabhat al-Nusra has sent Al Jazeera exclusive footage of the wreckage of what it says was a Syrian government drone.
Obama is missing the annual event to attend services for Nelson Mandela.