Washington PostCraig WhitlockJan 16, 2013 LISBON – The Pentagon may become involved in military operations against Islamist rebels in the West African country of Mali by providing airlift and “limited logistical support” to French troops fighting there, Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta said Monday. “We have a responsibility to go after al-Qaeda wherever they are,” Panetta [...]
Northern Mali was captured by Islamist militants nine months ago; the international community has been debating since then over what action should be taken. The conflict escalated last week when France launched its air assault to “maintain stability in the region.” Eric Margolis, an award-winning columnist who’s extensively covered conflicts in Africa, believes president Hollande [...]
21st Century Wire says…Brace yourself for impact, Obama’s ‘invite only’ second term starts now… Philip Rucker and Sari Horwitz Jan 15, 2013 President Obama will unveil a sweeping set of gun-control proposals at midday Wednesday, including an assault weapons ban, universal background checks and limits on the number of bullets magazines can hold, according to [...]
Why are UK politicians so preoccupied with lowering the age of consent? Who asked for it to be lowered in the first place? Not parents in Britain, that’s for sure. Listen to this bit of common sense before you start your debate… UPDATE: British PM Rules Out Lowering Age Of Consent To 14… http://news.sky.com/story/1036565/pm-rules-out-lowering-age-of-consent-to-14
BanTheBBC says: Up until the last few years I used to be a big fan of BBC programming and would invest at least a few hours every day watching programmes like Eastenders, Top of the Pops, Only Fools & Horses, Question Time, Newsnight, Panorama, etc. But these days I cannot bring myself to watch any [...]
The television network Current TV was recently purchased by the international news outlet Al Jazeera. The transaction will leave $125 million in former vice-president Al Gore’s pocket. Gore, who is a green living advocate, ironically sold the company to a news outlet owned by Qatar – an oil rich country.
Washington Post Liz Sly BEIRUT — Syrian President Bashar al-Assad remains confident that he can ride out the maelstrom engulfing his country, casting into doubt prospects that intensified efforts to negotiate an end to the bloodshed can succeed, according to Syrians familiar with the thinking of the regime. Although Assad isn’t winning the fight against the rebels, he isn’t [...]
EXCLUSIVE: Was BBC presenter Jimmy Savile procuring Haut de la Garenne children’s home boys in Jersey for former PM Ted Heath?
Was BBC presenter Jimmy Savile procuring Haut de la Garenne children’s home boys in Jersey for former Prime Minister Ted Heath to sexually abuse on his boat ‘Morning Cloud’ – and were these victims subsequently murdered? Assassinations of Princess Diana and former Labour Foreign Secretary Robin Cook with barrister Michael Shrimpton. Despicable failure of BBC [...]
James Fielding Express Jan 13, 2013 JIMMY SAVILE beat and raped a 12-year-old girl during a secret satanic ritual in a hospital. The perverted star wore a hooded robe and mask as he abused the terrifi ed victim in a candle-lit basement. He also chanted “Hail Satan” in Latin as other paedophile devil worshippers joined [...]
Private Bradley Manning, accused of sharing classified US army files with the whistleblowing website Wikileaks, will get a 112 days cut from his eventual sentence. The victory for his defense team comes after a judge ruled that Manning’s 9 months in prison amounted to pre-trial punishment and was excessively harsh. Retired colonel Morris Davis told [...]