Gates: Obama “lost faith” in Afghanistan policy

Robert Gates claims Obama was “skeptical, if not outright convinced it would fail.” A new book by former U.S. defense secretary Robert Gates harshly criticizes President Obama’s Afghanistan war policy, saying the president “eventually lost faith in the troop increase he ordered,” and that Obama was “skeptical, if not outright convinced it would fail.” Excerpts… Read More Gates: Obama “lost faith” in Afghanistan policy

Al-Qaeda on Fallujah: “We have returned”

Key Iraqi city has fallen into the hands of Al-Qaeda group ISIL after days of fierce fighting. The Iraqi government has lost control of Fallujah to Al-Qaeda-linked militants, a senior security official said Saturday, after days of fighting sparked by an anti-government protest camp’s removal. Parts of the cities of Ramadi and Fallujah, west of… Read More Al-Qaeda on Fallujah: “We have returned”

Ya’alon: He who seeks peace must prepare for war

Defense minister says Syrian disarmament deal proves military threat can ultimately bring about diplomatic solutions.‬‬ Defense Minister Moshe Ya’alon said Monday that the US-Russian deal for Syria to destroy its chemical weapons proved that a credible threat of force could bring about diplomatic solutions. “The latest developments, in which a diplomatic solution is emerging for… Read More Ya’alon: He who seeks peace must prepare for war

Russia to send missile cruiser to the Mediterranean Sea

The composition of the Russian Navy’s group of ships in the Mediterranean Sea will be changed soon, Interfax reported.  The news agency quoted source inside the Armed Forces General Staff. A large anti-submarine ship of the Northern Fleet is expected to join it within the next few days. The Black Sea Fleet’s missile carrying cruiser… Read More Russia to send missile cruiser to the Mediterranean Sea

Israel and EU are heading for trade war

In response to new EU guidelines to boycott settlements, Israel will not sign further agreements with Union. Israel to demand clarifications regarding expected limitations‬‬. At a cabinet meeting Thursday, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu decided that Israel will not sign additional agreements with the European Union, such as a scientific cooperation agreement, due to the expected… Read More Israel and EU are heading for trade war

Gibraltar minister: Spanish threats like in the days of Franco

Gibraltar’s chief minister Fabian Picardo accuses Spain of acting like Franco and North Korea following several warnings from Madrid. Mr Picardo said the “threatening” language used by Spanish Foreign Minister Jose Garcia-Margallo had raised the temparature between the two nations and compared Spain’s behaviour to that of North Korea. “[This] is reminiscent of the sort… Read More Gibraltar minister: Spanish threats like in the days of Franco

Irish MP: Obama a war criminal and hypocrite of the century

Barack Obama is a “war criminal” and a “hypocrite,” an Irish politician has said in a damning attack on the US president. Irish MP Clare Daly slammed the Irish treatment of Obama during his G8 visit as akin to ‘prostituting’ Ireland for a “pat on the head.” This video cut from the Irish Parliament is… Read More Irish MP: Obama a war criminal and hypocrite of the century

Iran talks on uranium, but makes plutonium for bomb

British Daily Telegraph reveals that Iran has activated the Arak heavy-water production plant for weapons-grade plutonium. Iran talks about its right to uranium enrichment but in parallel is advancing its weapons program. Source: Israel Hayom.com My comment: Hiroshima was nuked with a uranium bomb. Nagazaki was fried by American weapon-grade Plutonium. For all who perished,… Read More Iran talks on uranium, but makes plutonium for bomb

Killer robots must be stopped, say campaigners

“Autonomous weapons”, which could be ready within a decade, pose grave risk to international law, claim activists. A new global campaign to persuade nations to ban “killer robots” before they reach the production stage is to be launched in the UK by a group of academics, pressure groups and Nobel peace prize laureates. Robot warfare… Read More Killer robots must be stopped, say campaigners

Iranian Website: Our nuclear bomb will bring end to Israel

Our bomb will only be used in self defense. But the very existence of such a bomb will lead to an exodus of scared Israelis, that will bring an end to the Zionist regime. The Iranian website Asr-e Iran has posted an editorial stating that Iran possessing nuclear weapons will result in Israel’s elimination: Even… Read More Iranian Website: Our nuclear bomb will bring end to Israel

IDF gives missile alarm straight to your phone

In the war with Iran, Israelis will receive missile attack warnings as SMS-es. The threat of rocket attacks have always been a part of Israeli history. Since the first massive missile strike against Israel during the Gulf War in 1991, Israelis live under a constant threat of rocket attacks. Since 2001, nearly 13,000 rockets and mortars, an… Read More IDF gives missile alarm straight to your phone

Israel is ill prepared for strike on Iran

Home Front Command reveal that 1.7 million Israelis are left defenseless in case of counterattack from Iran. Government neglects to protect periphery, poor communities, educational institutes, leaving 40 per cent of Israelis without gas masks if strike on Iran is realized; many left without bomb shelters‬‬ While Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu focuses on the Iranian… Read More Israel is ill prepared for strike on Iran

Obama faces “Armageddon” in war on Israel not US debt

“Let’s at least avert Armageddon,” This is the warning from President Obama. The US president talks about money, not his war on Israel. President Barak Hussein Obama warned the Americans against an apocalyptic financial meltdown in America.  Obama said this after five straight days of crisis talks at the White House failed to reach a… Read More Obama faces “Armageddon” in war on Israel not US debt

No refugee has an automatic right to return after wars

International law does not obligate/recognize the legal right of Palestinian refugees to settle in Israeli territory. A close examination of General Assembly Resolution 194 (III) from 1948, as well as later ones, reveals that these resolutions do not grant Palestinian refugees the right of return to Israeli territory. The International Covenant on Civil and Political… Read More No refugee has an automatic right to return after wars

Stole ID on Facebook and created “Gay girl of Damascus”

Hoax blog writer says he “never meant to hurt anyone”; explains how he created Amina Arraf following repeated failed attempts to write fiction. The author who duped legions of online fans into believing he was a lesbian dissident kidnapped by the Assad regime in Damascus, issued a gushing apology on Monday for what he called… Read More Stole ID on Facebook and created “Gay girl of Damascus”

Netanyahu promise to destroy Iranian nuclear program

“If sanctions fail, Israel will destroy the Iraian’s nuclear fascility” This is the promise made by Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to the global news agency Reuters. Asked what would constitute a credible military action, Netanyahu said: “It means action that will knock out their nuclear facility.” Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Wednesday… Read More Netanyahu promise to destroy Iranian nuclear program

Islamic Saudi invades Bahrain to stop democratic protests

The base of the US 5th fleet is a risk. Washington orders Saudi troops to “secure” the naval base of Bahrain. Soldiers sent to protect Sunni ruling family after weeks of Shi’ite protests; opponents of island’s dynasty call the move “war.” Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates dispatched forces to Bahrain on Monday in… Read More Islamic Saudi invades Bahrain to stop democratic protests

Israel sent Air Force with fresh message to “aid flotillas” from Lebanon

12 Israeli fighter jets flew over Lebanese territory Thursday, Lebanon Army says‬‬. Tensions high: At least 12 Israel Air Force fighter jets breached Lebanon’s airspace Thursday morning, the Lebanon Army says. According to the Lebanese military, the jets flew over the town of Naqoura, among other sites, starting at 9:10 am, leaving Lebanon about an… Read More Israel sent Air Force with fresh message to “aid flotillas” from Lebanon

Sweden to strengthen presence in Afghanistan

Four days after the first jihadist suicide bomb on Swedish soil injured two in an attack in downtown Stockholm, lawmakers voted 290-20 with 19 abstentions to extend the country’s military presence in Afghanistan. The decision allows the government to add troops to the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) in Afghanistan. About 500 operate there now;… Read More Sweden to strengthen presence in Afghanistan

US Nuclear Missiles in danger of being hacked

A series of computer errors took 50 US nuclear intercontinental ballistic missiles offline. 10 per cent of the US intercontinental ballistic missiles whet off stockpile for one hour on Saturday. The reason: Computer errors. Engineers believe that the outage at F.E. Warren Air Force Base was caused by a hardware failure in a launch control… Read More US Nuclear Missiles in danger of being hacked

Two kilos of Nuclear bomb fuel found in garage in Moldova

Uranium-238 is used to fuel nuclear bombs, like the one the crew of Engola Gay dropped on Hiroshima. The Police in Moldova has seized almost two kilogrammes of the radioactive substance Uranium-238 from a suspected group of traffickers. The radioactive substance had been brought to the city of Chisinau via contraband. The  people linked to… Read More Two kilos of Nuclear bomb fuel found in garage in Moldova

Former US Ambassador John Bolton: «Israel must attack Iran now»

Obama Administration will not act in time and weak European sanctions have proved ineffective. Former US ambassador to the UN John Bolton on Sunday said Israel is now facing the reality that if it does not attack Iran very soon, it will have to accept the Islamic Republic as a nuclear power. Speaking to host… Read More Former US Ambassador John Bolton: «Israel must attack Iran now»

Secret operations made Churchill a hero and Israel a criminal

Winston Churchill sanctioned the assassination of SS General Reinhard Heydrich, and the bid to capture General Erwin Rommel. Is state-sanctioned assassination justifiable, or does it somehow delegitimize the state that undertakes it? When Britain was at war, Winston Churchill sanctioned the assassination by its Special Operations Executive of the SS General Reinhard Heydrich, the capture… Read More Secret operations made Churchill a hero and Israel a criminal

With Goldstone´s logic Winston Churchill was a war criminal

According to Goldstone’s standards, Winston Churchill himself should have been placed in the defendant’s seat as a war criminal. On the eve of a European Parliament debate on the Goldstone Report, Knesset Speaker Reuven Rivlin warned its 736 MEPs on Tuesday against «allowing Goldstone’s new morality to take over international law». European Parliament President Jerzy… Read More With Goldstone´s logic Winston Churchill was a war criminal