Fall of Kunduz, Afghanistby Geraldo Rivera | Sep 29, 2015
From today's news reports: "For the first time since 9/11 the Taliban has taken control of a major city in Afghanistan. The U.S. military has carried out an airstrike on the northern Afghan city of Kunduz, in attempt to eliminate the threat of force and it is not clear if more airstrikes will follow."
I am currently in the process of completing a book on my years as war correspondent for Fox News. The following is an excerpt detailing the ...
Pope's Addressby Geraldo Rivera | Sep 24, 2015
Morning, today we're broadcasting the Pope's address to the Congress live on 77WABC radio at 10am ET. I hope he gets as cordial and enthusiastic a welcome as Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanayu did during his controversial address back in March 2015.
I think all the political hand-wringing over the Holy Father's remarks about hot button topics like climate change and immigration is misplaced. He is not a partisan politician. He is spi...
Stampedeby Geraldo Rivera | Sep 25, 2015
With the violent heart-rending crisis in the Middle East and millions of disrupted immigrants on the move many are looking to the bastion of Sunni believers for guidance. Don't count on it. If you want to see an un-evolved people look at Saudi Arabia and the stampede that killed over 700 worshippers on Thursday.
Can you imagine anything so uncivilized happening in Tehran, Jerusalem or Rome? This is a savage kingdom that but for its fabulous...
John Boehner Resignsby Geraldo Rivera | Sep 25, 2015
Now that House Speaker John Boehner has announced he is resigning, his cascading tears yesterday become understandable. He cried because he, as a devout Catholic had strived mightily to have His Holiness address Congress. But no doubt his tears are also of relief that he no longer has to deal with the riven, divided, dysfunctional body politic. Let the next guy decide whether to shut down the government, shooting DC in the foot in yet another ide...
Getting Unstuckby Geraldo Rivera | Sep 28, 2015
We are stuck between our just condemnation of Russia for its aggression in Ukraine and the need for the USA and Russia to cooperate in Syria to alleviate the worst refugee crisis since WWII.
It is not impossible to find a way forward.
2 years ago during the General Assembly everyone thought the notion of an Iran nuke deal was farfetched. Guess what, now there is a deal, despite the odds.
The same leap forward can be accomplish...