The Telegraph | Smith was the first person to be charged under Operation Yewtree, the national investigation prompted after claims were made against disgraced TV presenter Savile.
Christopher Green compares Obama with MLK – and also shares his thoughts on the cover-up over Benghazigate…
Sandy Hook Part Deux? One wonders about this latest Texas campus shooting….
Watching Obama high-fiving children at his gun control legislation ceremony should raise the question: is this use of children at media events an exhibition of what many see as Washington’s new trend of ‘political child porn’? Christopher Green thinks so… .RELATED: OOPPS? Three Days Before Shooting “United Way Extends Condolences To Sandy Hook Families”.
Andrew McKillop21st Century WireWas Iraq an ‘oil war? Probably in 50 years time, academics but not many other persons will still be talking about the subject. For plenty of historians, journalists, writers, paywrights and movie makers there is no problem at all: since the 1991 Liberation of Kuwait, the 9/11 atrocities in the US, the creation of ‘al [...]
‘Iran could begin feeling a further squeeze on its oil income soon’Joby WarrickWashington PostJan 20, 2013 Ever since European seaports closed their gates to Iranian oil tankers last summer, Iran has looked to the East to keep its economy afloat. Countries such as China, India and South Korea — some of them critics of Western [...]
Washington PostEdward Cody, Debbi Wilgoren and Craig Whitlock PARIS — Islamist guerrillas seized a number of hostages, including Americans, in a brazen attack early Wednesday on a remote gas-production facility in Algeria, and the United States vowed to take all necessary steps to deal with what it called a “terrorist act.” Algeria’s official news agency said two people [...]
Patrick Henningsen21stCentury WireJanuary 16, 2013BEIRUT – On arrival to Lebanon’s capital city, all seems very functional and normal on the surface, as the city runs business as usual.Below the surface however, there is a feeling of trepidation, an unspoken collective worry that a city and country who has gradually managed to pick up the pieces [...]
The Independant LAMINE CHIKHIJan 16, 2013 Islamist militants attacked a gas production field in southern Algeria today, kidnapping at least seven foreigners and killing a French national, local and company officials said. An al-Qa’ida-linked group operating in the Sahara said it had carried out the raid on the In Amenas facility, Mauritania’s ANI news agency [...]
Huffington PostRobert Barr LONDON — Police say two people were killed when a helicopter crashed Wednesday during rush hour in central London after apparently hitting a construction crane on top of a building. Two people were taken to a nearby hospital with “minor injuries,” London Ambulance Service said. The helicopter crashed just south of the [...]