Mourning for Paris
The terrorists have created chaos, fear, incredible pain, and destruction on lives among ordinary people who were having fun as is common in the beginning of the occidental weekend. A concert, a dinner, a football match have become scenes of panic and death. The terrorists want to disrupt the normal way of life in Occident and spread fear among the people.
Blood in Paris
The horrific attack on Charlie Hebdo, with at least two terrorists storming into a meeting of the cartoonists and journalists to killing them cold-blooded after calling some of them by their names, has terrified France and started a wave of protests and demonstrations in solidarity with the satiric magazine, and in defense of the freedom […]
Obama's strategy against ISIL
US President Barack Obama announced a campaign of airstrikes in Iraq and Syria to “degrade and ultimately destroy the terrorist group known as ISIL”. He contemplates helping the opposition groups fighting in Syria against the ISIL fighters but not to the Syrian regime that also fights the extremists, because he thinks Al Assad has lost his legitimacy.
UN: Almost 800 killed in Iraq in May
Nearly 800 people were killed in Iraq during the month of May, the majority of them civilians, the United Nations mission in the country has confirmed, the UN News Centre informs.
The Strasbourg Human Rights Court ruling that made possible set free a Spanish ETA terrorist convicted for 24 killings left me speechless. I don’t have doubts the Judges had their reasons to rule in favour of the terrorist, most of them procedural reasons, but a penal system that can set free a terrorist serving a little more than a year for killing is not fair. That’s the case of Spain.
Chaos in Libya over the US capture of an Al Qaeda leader in Tripoli
Libyan Prime Minister Ali Zeidan was briefly kidnapped and hours after set free by an armed group called The Libyan Revolutionary Operations Chamber, that said is acting “on the prosecutor orders”. Zeidan was “accused” of allow the United States to capture Al Qaeda suspect Abu Anas Al-Liby in Tripoli last weekend and put him under custody in an US Navy ship in the Mediterranean.
What the Syrian regime has to say about the war
The conflict ravaging Syria is not a civil war but a war on terror, the country’s Deputy Prime Minister said today in his turn at the rostrum at the high-level debate that opens the annual session of the United Nations General Assembly, explaining the regimen view of the situation.
Five years blogging!
Five years blogging from this spot! Since my first post about the US presidential campaign, the first one for Obama, to this day, hundreds of stories have found a place in this blog. Comments, links, selected news about topics I considered interesting and I hope my readers and followers too.
Obama: "nobody is listening to your telephone calls" (Full remarks)
President Obama thinks that his administration have “struck the right balance” in its efforts to keep the American people safe and uphold the Constitution including the constitutional right to privacy and observance of civil liberties. He said so in a press conference in California with questions about the surveillance program Prism. Answering to two questions, […]
The American Big Surveillance
Now the news is that the US government is monitoring data directly from the central servers of nine leading Internet firms (Microsoft, Google, Yahoo, Facebook, PalTalk, AOL, Skype, YouTube and Apple) in a counterterrorism surveillance program called PRISM, reports the Washington Post . The companies denied their knowledge about it. It is a program that began under […]