Monthly Archives: December 2012

“The situation in Syria is bad. Very, very bad”

“Lakhdar Brahimi, the UN-Arab League envoy for the Syrian crisis, told reporters in Cairo that if the crisis continues Syria will not be divided into states “like what happened in Yugoslavia” but will face “Somalization, which means warlords, and the … Continue reading

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He was an American warrior. H. Norman Schwarzkopf died Thursday. He was 78.

Retired Gen. H. Norman Schwarzkopf, who topped an illustrious military career  by commanding the U.S.-led international coalition that drove Saddam Hussein’s  forces out of Kuwait in 1991 but kept a low public profile in controversies over  the second Gulf War … Continue reading

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Benghazi cover up and tap dance continues. NO State Dept. officials are punished, NO accountabilty. NO big media questions.

“The four officials supposedly out of jobs because of their blunders in the run-up to the deadly Benghazi terror attack remain on the State Department payroll — and will all be back to work soon, The Post has learned. The … Continue reading

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Bethlehem at Christmas. West Bank Palestinians host celebration in town where Jesus was born.

  BETHLEHEM, West Bank (AP) — Pilgrims and locals celebrated Christmas Day on Tuesday in the ancient Bethlehem church where tradition holds Jesus was born, candles illuminating the sacred site and the joyous sound of prayer filling its overflowing halls. … Continue reading

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Russians take control: “The chemical warfare threat looming over Syria’s civil war and its neighbors has taken an epic turn”

Russian forces take Syrian chemical, biological weapons under control DEBKAfile Special Report December 22, 2012, 2:48 PM (GMT+02:00) The chemical warfare threat looming over Syria’s civil war and its neighbors has taken an epic turn with the announcement by Russian … Continue reading

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It’s past 10AM on 12.21.12 in the Down Under….and all is well.

“But of that day and hour knows no man, no, not the angels of heaven, but my Father only.”    

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UN condemns Iran: Between Jan. & Aug. of 2012, more than 300 people were executed in Iran. In that same time frame, Chicago recorded 356 homicides.

  The UN General Assembly on Thursday condemned Iran for repeated human rights violations. Supporting the condemnation were 86 countries, with 32 opposing the move. Sixty-five countries abstained in the vote. In October, Ahmed Shaheed, the UN special rapporteur for … Continue reading

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