Archive for June, 2013

Jun
30
2013

Obama pledges $7 billion to upgrade power in Africa

U.S. President Barack Obama pledged $7 billion Sunday to help combat frequent power blackouts in sub-Saharan Africa. via CNN.com. Read more
Jun
27
2013

KGB operation seeded Muslim countries with anti-American, anti-Jewish propaganda during the 1970s, laying the groundwork for Islamist terrorism against U.S. and Israeli targets

The highest-ranking Soviet-bloc intelligence officer ever to defect to the West claims in a new book that anti-American Islamic terrorism had its roots in a secret 1970s-era KGB plot to harm the United States and Israel by seeding Muslim... Read more
Jun
14
2013

US says it will give military aid to Syria rebels

President Obama made the decision after his administration concluded Syrian forces under Bashar al-Assad were using chemical weapons, a spokesman said. via BBC News. Read more
Jun
08
2013

Data mining revelation opens political Pandora’s box

A single leaked document has opened a political Pandora’s box over intelligence-gathering in the post 9/11 United States, raising questions about what is being done and how the public perceives it almost 12 years after the terrorist attacks that... Read more
Jun
05
2013

FBI raids office of California state Sen. Ron Calderon

FBI agents raided the offices of California state Sen. Ron Calderon and the Latino legislative caucus on Tuesday. It was not immediately clear why." This afternoon, agents from the Federal Bureau of Investigation served search warrants in the State... Read more