The pattern I see emerging is this one; The US and Russia have made a secret deal about Syria. Russia is trying to buy Assad some time by dragging out the start of the new peace initiative. Assad is using this time in an all out offensive. bertb news feed
The hacking of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ National Inventory of Dams (NID) has raised concerns that information gathered in the attack could help China carry out a cyberattack on the national electrical power grid. WT news feed
Remember how we couldn’t find Kony in 2012? Now here is a quote from an Ugandan officer; “We always knew Kony was hiding in Kafia Kingi,” he said. “The way forward is that no country should be hiding a wanted criminal.” bertb news feed
Syria’s army and intelligence agency and a pro-government militia are sexual war criminals for rape and assaults on women and children, along with the al-Qaida movement in Mali and various African rebel movements. bertb news feed
You can’t make this up. Four Islamic extremists plotted an attack on a Territorial Army base by sending a radio-controlled model car filled with explosives underneath the front gate of the compound. bertb news feed
The most important institution to watch in Syria is not the regime. Nor is it Bashar al-Assad. Nor is it the secret police. Nor is it the Free Syrian Army, nor al-Nusrah. Nor the platitudes of the White House or Downing Street. It is the government Syrian Arab Army. bertb news feed
He faces 120 felony counts of child pornography charges and one count of felony criminal use of a communication facility after court documents state more than 10,000 files of suspected child pornography were found on Rice’s laptop. It’s Not News Yet
The general is accused of spending hundreds of thousands of dollars on hotels, purchases for his family, and unauthorized access to his private plane among other expenses.
* 9,000 on an 11-day trip to Washington with his wife and 13 staff where he only had short engagements on the first three days of the trip. The cost covers the hotel and ‘other’ costs such as transportation.
* ,000 on hotels rooms for himself and staff during a ‘refueling stop’ in Bermuda on the way to an engagement in Germany. He and his wife stayed in a 0 suite. The bill does not include transport or other costs.
* Dinner and a Broadway showpaid for by a government contractorbefore meeting Denzel Washington and staying in the five-star Waldorf Astoria Hotel. It’s Not News Yet