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Yesterday there was a diary lamenting the lack of discussion of this tragedy in which terrorists stormed a popular shopping mall in Nairobi. Whatever the reasons for not having many diaries on the ...
by Red Sox
Comment Count 21 comments on Mon Sep 23, 2013 at 12:24 PM PDT with 18 Recommends
It's hard to make this stuff up. Domestically we are sacrificing the Bill of Rights in the name of "fighting terror", but overseas we are paying them money . Supporters of the Taliban and al-...
by gjohnsit
Comment Count 31 comments on Thu Aug 01, 2013 at 09:32 AM PDT with 38 Recommends
Apparently one man wrecking crew, is very tired ... of being picked on. And Rush doesn't understand why Conservatives don't just fall into his Tea Party Line ... anymore. Rush Limbaugh Tears ...
by jamess
Comment Count 18 comments on Wed Jul 31, 2013 at 07:50 PM PDT with 9 Recommends
between al-Qaeda and the NSA my life's in jeopardy my liberty is being whittled away one wants me dead the other wants me deaf dumb and blind while it riffles through my life looking for a tie that ...
by OnlyWords
Comment Count 3 comments on Tue Jul 30, 2013 at 01:52 PM PDT with 2 Recommends
This will be a very brief diary. An Al-Qaeda affiliate, known as Boko Haram, has attacked yet another school in Nigeria. I know there are people who try to assure us that there is no reason to fear ...
by sebastianguy99
Comment Count 38 comments on Sat Jul 06, 2013 at 03:03 PM PDT with 8 Recommends
Of all the charges against Bradley Manning, the most pernicious -- and revealing -- is “aiding the enemy.” A blogger at The New Yorker , Amy Davidson, raised a pair of big questions that now ...
by NormanSolomon
Comment Count 80 comments on Wed Jun 05, 2013 at 12:56 PM PDT with 26 Recommends
Senator Dick Durbin (D. IL) held his subcommittee hearing on the effects the drone strikes are having in areas like Yeman and Pakistan on Tuesday. Here's a summary: http://www....
by poopdogcomedy
Comment Count 9 comments on Wed Apr 24, 2013 at 10:04 PM PDT with 8 Recommends
Haaretz now reports that the chemical attack that occurred two days ago at a military checkpoint near Aleppo, Syria was likely the work of Jihadi forces in the opposition. The explosion claimed the ...
by leveymg
Comment Count 12 comments on Sun Mar 24, 2013 at 11:48 AM PDT with 10 Recommends
I originally published this as a Facebook note on March 19th, 2013. Ten years ago today, on March 19th, 2003, the neocons in control of the White House and the Pentagon saw the realization of their ...
by Wisco Wherls
Comment Count 8 comments on Wed Mar 20, 2013 at 06:46 PM PDT with 10 Recommends
Some senators are raising the roof, even though it's under the purview of the current Democratic Administration. Imagine that. Democratic Senator Questions Administration's Drone Program npr.org --
by jamess
Comment Count 45 comments on Tue Feb 05, 2013 at 07:29 PM PST with 22 Recommends
What nation can intentionally target children for death and still expect to win the hearts and minds? All the deaths, torture and wasted treasure was bad enough, but this is simply beyond the pale.
by gjohnsit
Comment Count 61 comments on Tue Jan 15, 2013 at 08:40 AM PST with 59 Recommends
What nation can intentionally target children for death and still expect the win their hearts and minds? All the deaths, torture and wasted treasure was bad enough, but this is simply beyond the ...
by gjohnsit
Comment Count 21 comments on Mon Jan 14, 2013 at 04:55 AM PST with 20 Recommends
Cross-posted at Immizen.com McCain started it, but now 97 Republicans signed a letter today urging Obama to avoid a Susan Rice nomination? Honestly? Why? ...
by healthy
Comment Count 32 comments on Mon Nov 19, 2012 at 06:37 PM PST with 8 Recommends
White House Flag At Half Mast - Photocredit (J. Scott Applewhite/AP) President Obama delivered his weekly radio address this afternoon paying tribute to the four Americans killed in the Libyan ...
by HoundDog
Comment Count 2 comments on Sat Sep 15, 2012 at 10:04 PM PDT with 9 Recommends
The link below takes you to the excellent analysis of current Middle Eastern violence by 1996 Nobel Peace Prize Winner Jose Ramos Horta, the former president of East Timor. "It has been more than ...
by Hoomai29
Comment Count 6 comments on Sat Sep 15, 2012 at 06:07 AM PDT with 12 Recommends
by AuroraDawn
Comment Count 73 comments on Fri Sep 14, 2012 at 09:59 PM PDT with 38 Recommends
Protesters chanting "death to American" stormed the US embassy in Yemen, managing to breach the outer wall, but were unable to enter the inner main building housing, this morning. Protester in Cairo ...
by HoundDog
Comment Count 10 comments on Thu Sep 13, 2012 at 06:45 AM PDT with 12 Recommends
CNN national security analyst Peter Bergen has a must-read article on CNN's Website in which he comprehensively refutes the attempt to swiftboat President Obama on the events that led to the death ...
by Christian Dem in NC
Comment Count 129 comments on Sun Aug 19, 2012 at 09:25 AM PDT with 638 Recommends
In the wake of the HSBC money laundering scandal - where Mexican Drug Cartels, 9/11 hijackers, and Iran laundered money through the bank - other bank's activities have been investigated. Not ...
by DSWright
Comment Count 16 comments on Wed Aug 08, 2012 at 10:20 AM PDT with 14 Recommends
Follow up to HSBC Laundered Money For Drug Lords, Rogue States, and Terrorists. From Reuters: HSBC's boss said on Monday revelations of lax anti-money laundering controls had been "shameful and ...
by DSWright
Comment Count 76 comments on Thu Aug 02, 2012 at 10:26 AM PDT with 253 Recommends