Details of secretive directive still unclear
Dec 21, 2012
Washington insiders say it is almost certain that Barack Obama will once again bypass Congress in the coming weeks and issue an executive order on cybersecurity, a prospect that has worried privacy groups.
The order is expected to place new demands on private companies to share information with the government, intelligence agencies and even the military. Watchdogs fear that the order will allow the [...]
Australia is a sovereign nation and as far as I know, very critical of the likes of the NWO. If they don’t want it based there, they have every right to refuse.
Australia has risked a diplomatic bust-up with its closest ally America after rejecting a plan to base a U.S. nuclear aircraft carrier near Perth, the capital of Western Australia.
Defence Minister Stephen Smith ruled out the proposal yesterday, saying Australia [...]
Australia has rejected a proposal to host a US nuclear aircraft carrier strike group on its west coast.
A Pentagon-commissioned report on repositioning US forces in the region had suggested relocating a carrier from the US East Coast to an Australian naval base south of Perth as part of a shift in the US military’s overseas deployment to the Asia-Pacific region. The report had been drafted by the Center for Strategic [...]
Land Destroyer Report
April 26, 2012
President George Bush, President Barack Obama, and presidential hopeful Mitt Romney all work for the exact same handful of corporate-financier interests. While they vary in how they dress up their methods of carrying out what is essentially a singular agenda, there is glaring continuity from one administration to the next in a process analogous to a corporate spokesman presenting the agenda of the board of [...]
Iran might pound Persian Gulf cities with ballistic missiles and use swift boats to attack American war ships in an attempt to dissuade a U.S. attack on its nuclear arms sites, a new report states.
[Iran Flexes Military Muscle in Persian Gulf.]
Tehran likely would employ a mixed game plan against the U.S. military consisting of “advanced technology” and “guerilla tactics,” according to a research organization with close ties to the Pentagon.
Back in January, as popular protests against President Hosni Mubarak gathered pace, the Muslim Brotherhood was easy to spot, its young women in headscarves and youths taking charge of security checkpoints in Tahrir Square. But, as just one of the many groups organising daily life in the encampment that formed the nerve centre of the uprising, the 80-year-old Islamist movement was not especially prominent.
Even more worrying for those hoping the Arab [...]
Global politics is mostly about resource sharing, like oil. The free flow of oil is the main strategic reason that the US is involved in the Middle East, North Africa and Central Asia. That’s not a bad thing; it’s just a reality.
And until the mean Greenies can make an economy that runs on water, that’s not going to change, no matter how many withdrawals and retreats Obama orders from around [...]
(Reuters) – President Barack Obama was set to unveil on Wednesday his plan to start bringing U.S. troops home from Afghanistan, a decisive first step toward ending a decade-long war that is increasingly unpopular in the United States.
Obama will announce in a televised address at 8 p.m. EDT (midnight GMT) a plan to pull out 10,000 troops from Afghanistan by year’s end, followed by 23,000 more by the end of [...]
WASHINGTON (AP) – President Barack Obama has signed executive orders that lay out how far military commanders around the globe can go in using cyberattacks and other computer-based operations against enemies and as part of routine espionage in other countries.
The orders detail when the military must seek presidential approval for a specific cyber assault on an enemy and weave cyber capabilities into U.S. war fighting [...]
Image: Korean Central TV
North Korea will have developed a compact nuclear warhead that can be attached to ballistic missiles and fired onto the U.S. mainland by next year, a top strategist predicted this week.This scary warning comes from Larry Niksch, a senior associate at a prominent bipartisan thinktank, Center for Strategic and International Studies, according to Chosun Ilbo.
Niksch said that if Pyongyang secures the appropriate [...]
U.S. gasoline prices surged ever closer to the $4-a-gallon threshold in the latest week, placing more pressure on lawmakers to show voters they are working to provide relief at the pump.
In Chicago, the average price for a gallon of gasoline jumped 10 cents to hit $4.352 over the past week, the Energy Department said. That exceeds the city’s all-time high of $4.303 set on July [...]
WASHINGTON (AP) â€” Despite the pomp, pageantry and vows of cooperation, tensions between the United States and China are likely to grow â€” not shrink â€” after President Barack Obama’s summit meeting with Chinese President Hu Jintao.
While the United States struggles with near-chronic unemployment and a continuing housing crisis, China was the first major economy to power out of the global downturn and [...]