If WikiLeaks didn't exist, Israel would have had to invent it, wrote Sever Plocker, noting the big leak backed Israel's foreign and defense policy...
Diplomatic cables, even classified, aren't where "the real action" happens, says analyst Amir Oren. Even secure phone lines in embassies aren't trusted for important stuff, as a former Israeli diplomat explains here. Netanyahu, who said Israel wasn't damaged by the leaks, confirmed that important things were discussed in small forums, in person or by encrypted phone calls...former national security adviser Giora Eiland, said Israel can be satisfied that so far no security secrets, operational plans or intelligence capabilities were revealed.
Several months ago, at the 100th birthday celebrations for his father Benzion, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu revealed that the centenarian had predicted the events of September 11, 2001 in the early 1990s. On Wednesday, the Prime Minister's Office announced that Netanyahu himself had predicted the collapse of the Chilean copper and gold mine, where 33 miners had been trapped for 69 days until their ultimate rescue.
Pakistani-bornFarooque Ahmed was arrested Wednesday and accused of casing Washington area subway stations in what he thought was an al-Qaida plot to bomb and kill DC-area commuters.
A profile listed Ahmed as a network planning engineer for Ericsson Federal and said he previously worked with Verizon and Sprint.
In Reston, Va., Ericsson Federal Inc., issued a statement confirming that Ahmed had done contract work for the company, which company promised cooperation with the federal investigation.
The Chairman of Ericson Federal, former US Army Officer John Hillen, is the CEO of Global Strategies Group (North America) Inc., a leading American defense, intelligence, and homeland security company. Global North America is a subsidiary of the U.K.-based Global Strategies Group, which delivers customized defense and security, aid and development, and corporate risk management solutions to clients around the world, especially in austere or dangerous environments, post-conflict regions, or emerging markets. Global North America provides sophisticated counter-terrorism, C4ISR, defense technology, engineering, and integrated security solutions to US government agencies in the national security, domestic security, and intelligence communities.
America’s march to a disastrous war in Iraq began in the media, where an unprovoked U.S. invasion of an Arab country was introduced as a legitimate policy option, then debated as a prudent and necessary one. Now, a similarly flawed media conversation on Iran is gaining momentum.
Wikipedia has been targeted by Israeli governmental and non-governmental partisans since its inception, who have attempted to manipulate its contents to promote a Zionist agenda. This week, Israeli settlers launched a course for right-wing Israelis interested in helping to manipulate the contents of entries on the online encyclopedia.
Groundbreaking US-Russian hijacking drill over Alaska ends the day after Senator Ted Steven's plane "crashes".
A training exercise ended late Tuesday after U.S. and Russian fighter jets crisscrossed the Pacific in pursuit of a chartered plane playing the role of a hijacked airliner.
The "hijacked" plane - actually a chartered executive-style Gulfstream - landed in Anchorage after flying across the Pacific and back, monitored all the way by fighters and aerial command posts from both sides.
Christian Zio-Puppet Dr. Terry Jones has agreed to torch the Talmud as a side order to his main dish, the Q'ran. Sounded less than enthusiastic and undoubtedly he'll be given revised instructions and a good caning. The Devil's playbook will not be desecrated in any fashion although it's clearly an idea whose time is at hand.
Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad says Western media hyped the September 11, 2001 attacks to pave the way for the US-led invasion of Afghanistan and Iraq.
"What was the story behind September 11? In the space of five to six days, and with the aid of the media, they swayed public opinion to the point of considering an attack on Afghanistan and Iraq permissible and a right [for themselves]," he said in a televised speech.
WASHINGTON, May 9 (Xinhua) -- The White House said Sunday the Pakistani Taliban was behind a failed bombing attempt in New York' s Times Square last Saturday, accusing the group of funding and directing the attack.
Folks, here's a fine piece of work from Father Charles Coughlin. Reasoned, factual, more than fair to his opponents, Couglin should be an inspiration to us as he had a large audience in the recent past. In this show he demolishes the smears against him. Good info on Schiff's role in the Russian Revolution and the period b/n the wars.
Be advised that there's a break in the recording at the 26:54 mark. Play resumes at the 31:16 mark.
On May 1, New York Times writers Al Baker and William Rashbaum headlined, "Police Find Car Bomb in Times Square," saying:
"A crude car bomb of propane, gasoline and fireworks was discovered in a 'smoking' Nissan Pathfinder in the heart of Times Square on Saturday evening, prompting the evacuation of thousands of tourists and theatergoers on a warm and busy night."
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