21WIRE + RT | This should be a wake-up call to anyone who thought they knew the whole story about Gitmo since its inception in 2001.
RT | Britain’s under pressure to put tighter controls on its radioactive materials – after it’s emerged that hazardous substances have gone missing in numerous locations over the last decade
21st Century Wire | 1 hour interview breaking down what may have taken place in Boston and the global chessboard.
Yielding to an angry congress, President Barack Obama has agreed to hand over classified documents, which he says justify his policy of ordering targeted killings of suspected terrorists. U.S. lawmakers have been demanding the files for years, but the President had staunchly refused. Recently however, some senators hinted they would block his nominee for CIA [...]
Craig Whitlock Washington Post DJIBOUTI CITY, Djibouti — Around the clock, about 16 times a day, drones take off or land at a U.S. military base here, the combat hub for the Obama administration’scounterterrorism wars in the Horn of Africa and the Middle East. Some of the unmanned aircraft are bound for Somalia, the collapsed state whose [...]
In Libya, at least 11 people have been killed and scores wounded after militia linked to the defence ministry shelled Bani Walid – a former stronghold of late Colonel Gaddafi. The country remains close to chaos following the Western-backed armed rebellion last year that toppled the nation’s long-time dictator. RT talks to Libyan political activist [...]
UK Column’s Patrick Henningsen reports from the Royal Courts of Justice in London on the case of Barbar Ahmad and Talha Ahsan, two Muslim men being held without trial for a collective total of 13 years in the UK – and facing extradition to the United Stated under suspicion of inciting terrorism. The court expects [...]
Mel Frykberg McClatchy Newspapers September 25, 2012 CAIRO — The Libyan man who purportedly discovered former Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi hiding in a drainage pipe in his hometown died Tuesday after Gadhafi’s supporters kidnapped him. Fears rose immediately that his death would fuel rising tensions between pro- and anti-Gadhafi forces. Omran Shaban, a member of the [...]
Andrew McKillop 21st Century Wire September 14, 2011 Ceremonies in the USA, Europe and in other regions and countries where 9/11 business is taken seriously have, with time, shifted focus. The annual show of gravitas and determination to fight and win the War on Terror, cranked up on back of the New York and Washington attacks [...]
May 19, 2011 “So who really is Saif al-Adel? The so called new al Qaeda leader has all the hall marks of another Goldstein figure in the mould of bin Laden and the former al Qaeda in Iraq figurehead al Zarqawi. The man has not been seen or heard of for close to ten years, [...]