18 December 2013
Former Chinese security chief under house arrest ~ link ~ I am giving this attention because such an arrest is almost always part of something much larger going on. Stirling
Whole families murdered by foreign mercenaries in Syria - with video ~ link ~ Over 80 civilians in a town northwest of the Syrian capital of Damascus have been executed by Islamist rebels, sources within the Syrian military told RT. Many others were kidnapped to be used as human shields.
Government forces are continuing a large-scale operation against Jabhat al-Nusra and Liwa Al-Islam fighters, who captured the town earlier this week. The area is located some 20 kilometers away from Damascus.
Saudi Arabia to 'go it alone' on Syria ~ link ~ Sounds like the Israelis have talked the Saudis into beginning the war that dear old Bibi 666 Netanyahu wants so badly!!! Stirling
US military buildup in Pacific a 'recipe for disaster' - with video ~ link
Russian deal saved Ukraine says PM ~ link
Former top NSA official: "We are not in a Police State" ~ link
Thousands out of power in UK as gales hit ~ link