of Iraqis protest U.S. security pact
A suicide bomber killed 12 people in an Iraqi mosque on Friday while
thousands of followers of anti-American Shi’ite cleric Moqtada
al-Sadr demonstrated in Baghdad after parliament passed a pact allowing
U.S. troops to remain through 2011.
Forced To Backtrack On Al-Qaeda Link To Mumbai Attacks After brazenly declaring that the Mumbai attacks
were the work of Al-Qaeda, the corporate media has been forced to backtrack,
while India continues to blame Pakistan in a dangerous escalation of
rhetoric between the two nuclear-armed powers.
Active force, reserves must integrate
Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates took a giant step Monday toward more
tightly blending the active-duty military and reserve components into
an “integrated total force,” calling for wide-ranging personnel
policy changes, codifying the reserves’ homeland defense role
and adequately funding oft-overlooked reserve equipment requirements.
Film’ CCTV Predicts Crime CCTVs are taking a step closer to the science fiction idea of
the Minority Report with a predictive system being installed in a British
city for the first time.
riot in Kabul after troops kill civilian Dozens of angry Afghans threw stones
at police after a convoy of foreign troops killed one civilian and wounded
four more in the capital, Kabul, on Friday, the Kabul police chief and
Seize Tory MP: Uproar in Police-State Britain
The arrest and interrogation of Damian Green, one of Britain’s
leading opposition politicians, by the counter-terrorism police
(November 27, 2009) on ‘suspicion of conspiring to commit
misconduct in a public office’ is an extraordinary event.
retake Jewish centre and hotel
Commandos stormed a Jewish centre and a luxury hotel in Mumbai on
Friday to retake them from Islamist militants on the third day of
attacks on the Indian financial capital in which at least 130 people
Clones and Other Fakers: The Obama “Dream Team”
Things are getting crazier by the day. On Tuesday, Treasury Secretary
Henry Paulson announced that the Fed would commit another $800 billion
to fight the financial crisis which has spread to the broader economy
and is causing sharp declines in consumer spending.