Category foreign policy

‘Thugs Wanted – Bring Your Own Boots’: How Isis Attracts Foreign Fighters To Its Twisted Utopia

An excerpt from their forthcoming book. ‘Thugs Wanted – Bring Your Own Boots’: How Isis Attracts Foreign Fighters To Its Twisted Utopia Isis has been hugely successful in attracting western violence junkies. Some are drawn by the prospect of adventure – and recruiters are increasingly promoting a sense of inclusion and purpose in the caliphate […]

Osama bin Laden’s Files: The Pakistani Government Wanted To Negotiate

Osama bin Laden’s Files: The Pakistani Government Wanted To Negotiate BY THOMAS JOSCELYN | March 9th, 2015 | | @thomasjoscelyn archives/2015/03/osama-bin- ladens-files-the-pakistani- government-wanted-to- negotiate.php osama-bin-laden Recently released files recovered in Osama bin Laden’s compound show that parts of the Pakistani government made attempts to negotiate with al Qaeda in 2010. The letters were […]

Beidou: China’s New Satellite Navigation System

Beidou: China’s New Satellite Navigation System Parliament house flag post Beidou: China’s new satellite navigation system Posted 26/02/2015 by Geoff Wade Coverage poylgon of BeiDou Navigation Satellite System since 2012: 55°E – 180°E, 55°S – 55°N Daveduv/Zuanzuanfuwa On 28 October 2014, just three weeks before Prime Minister Abbott and PRC President Xi Jinping signed an […]

Snowden Reveals Information On New Zealand’s Secret Spy Base In Waihopai Snowden Reveals Information on New Zealand’s Secret Spy Base in Waihopai Sputnik News 21:19 08.03.2015(updated 21:24 08.03.2015) The recent documents revealed by Edward Snowden show how closely New Zealand is working with the NSA to maintain surveillance coverage on the South-Pacific region. Newly revealed documents from National Security Agency whistleblower Edward Snowden revealed the […]

Saudi Arabia Prepares For Iran Nuclear Deal

image-from-the-document-manager The Pulse of the Middle East gulf PULSE نبض الخليج US Secretary of State John Kerry (L) meets Saudi King Salman bin Abdul-Aziz Al Saud Salman at Diriyah Farm in Diriyah, March 5, 2015. Kerry met Gulf Arab foreign ministers in Riyadh to brief them on progress in the nuclear talks with Iran and […]

North Korea’s 5 Nightmare Weapons the World Should Fear

Excerpt: This article will look at five specific weapons or capabilities that North Korea could use in a surprise attack as part of an invasion of the South. These five weapons could be used in various combinations- in one massive strike or used on their own- as the opening salvo of an invasion. Such weapons […]

Senate Torture Report: An Exception In CIA Oversight

Senate Torture Report: An Exception in CIA Oversight Senate torture report exposed misdeeds, but it’s rare for Congress to hold the CIA accountable By KEN DILANIAN /wireStory/senate-torture- report-exception-cia-oversight -29493247 The Associated Press WASHINGTON In February 2009, the Senate intelligence committee gathered in a soundproof room to learn the stomach-churning details of the brutal interrogations […]