Posts Tagged ‘wartime’

Did Sri Lanka’s Presidential Election Bring Back a Polarising Wartime Figure?

The Economist proclaimed recently that Gotabaya Rajapaksa, the man who, as secretary of defense, presided over this horrifying episode (the final phase of Sri Lanka’s terrorist inspired internal conflict), has just been elected president of Sri Lanka. To Sinhalese Buddhists, about 70% of the population, he is a hero. After all, the militia he destroyed […]

When UK’s Jewish Downton Abbey hosted royalty, PMs… and young wartime evacuees

LONDON — Nestled in the gentle rolling farmlands of the Aylesbury Vale, Waddesdon is an archetypal English village. The medieval church in its center is a reminder of a history which stretches back to the times before the Norman conquest in 1066. But, above the village, atop a hill with panoramic views and shrouded by […]

Lebanese clear wartime mines from famed cedar forests

HADATH EL-JEBBEH, Lebanon (AP) — Kneeling beneath Lebanon’s ancient cedars, Waheeb Humayed peers through a protective visor and waves a metal detector until he hears the telltale beep. He clips the grass, pushes a small prodder into the ground and gently sweeps the dirt away with a garden trowel, revealing another deadly mine. Three decades […]

The unfortunate odyssey of ‘Lord Haw Haw,’ the Nazis’ wartime voice in Britain

LONDON — On August 26, 1939, William Joyce and his wife, Margaret, traveled to central London’s Victoria Station. In their hands, they clutched one-way tickets to Berlin. Catching sight of their clearly marked luggage labels, a station porter remarked: “Berlin! That’s a rum place to be going right now.” But Joyce, a prominent fascist, pro-Nazi […]

‘Don’t mention the Jews’: How wartime BBC failed to issue Holocaust warnings

LONDON — On December 17, 1942, Britain’s foreign secretary, Anthony Eden, rose from his seat in the House of Commons and revealed that the Nazis were now carrying out Hitler’s oft-repeated threat to “exterminate the Jewish people in Europe.” He went on to condemn “this bestial policy of cold-blooded extermination.” After he had delivered the […]

Nazis Rescued Satanist Jewish Cult Leader from Wartime Poland

  March 28, 2018 Their Abwehr escorts explained that they were under “full diplomatic protection.”   From Berlin, the party traveled first-class to Riga, Latvia, and then on to Stockholm where they boarded a ship to the USA, arriving in March 1940. The “escape” is documented in the book, Rescued from the Reich (2004) by Bryan […]

‘Pyongyang will fear us more’: Seoul wants to transfer wartime army command from US

     South Korean President Moon Jae-in has called for the long-delayed transfer of its wartime operational control (OPCON) from the Pentagon to be sped up, and says the country must develop its own military capacity to “punish” North Korea’s “provocations.” “North Korea will fear us more and the people will have more faith in our […]

Israel’s victory in the Six-Day War was a model of wartime media strategy

James Rodgers (TC) : Reporting on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict is the ultimate challenge in international news. It demands a thick skin. In no other […]

Blackbird9’s Breakfast Club: Problems We Face & Dennis Wise

In the First Hour Host Frederick C. Blackburn examines the problems we face today as a people. The Second Hour of Blackbird9’s Breakfast Club features Mr. Dennis Wise for The Big Nine At Nine segment. https://api.spreaker.com/download/episode/8977799/dennis_wise_on_the_greatest_story_blackbird9_podcast.mp3 DownloadShow page Source Article from http://www.renegadetribune.com/blackbird9s-breakfast-club-problems-face-dennis-wise/ Hits: 15

Migrant sex attacks will spark confrontation with Islam in Europe – intelligence chief

Patrick Calvar, chief of the Directorate General of Internal Security, told members of the French parliamentary commission: “We are on the brink of civil war.” He said that the situation in France is on such a knife edge that it could just take one more major Islamist terror attack to lead to a huge right-wing […]

700yrs to orbit Sun: New dwarf planet spotted beyond Neptune & Pluto

“The icy worlds beyond Neptune trace how the giant planets formed and then moved out from the Sun. They let us piece together the history of our Solar System,” says Dr. Michele Bannister of the University of Victoria in British Columbia, one of the researchers behind the finding. “Almost all of these icy worlds are […]

The Logic Of The Police State

Print Friendly People Are Waking Up to the Darkness in American Policing, and the Police Don’t Like It One Bit If you’ve been listening to various police agencies and their supporters, then you know what the future holds: anarchy is coming — and it’s all the fault of activists. In May, a Wall Street Journal op-ed warned […]

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