‘History of Syria’ Facebook Page Unites Syrian Youth around Homeland’s Deep-rooted History

DAMASCUS, (SANA)- ‘History of Syria’ Facebook page seems to have helped all the Syrian youth who have decided to transcend their political and other affiliations and differences and unite their love for homeland, join hands to work on introducing the world to Syria’s genuine and deep-rooted history. Working hard together, the page’s organizers and members,…

Current List of President Obama’s Executive Orders

This list is complete and current to September 28, 2012 President Obama has signed 139 Executive Orders to date during his Administration. The 1461 has included a Free Download of the Official Executive Orders as they become available in the Federal Registry. The list was originally started here on the 1461 on January 25 2009.…

Interesting Article on Greece’s Golden Dawn

I live in Greece and I have written a couple of articles against Golden Dawn. I received a load of threats for doing so.I believe in Free speech I believe in Democracy, I aknowledge the risks of an open democracy totally uncontrolled-at least until the masses grow up.Illegal Immigration nests certain threats consequently to human…

The Levantine Basin: High Stakes, Many Players

  The Eastern Mediterranean has never been considered a promising hydrocarbon region, except for the Nile Delta area offshore Egypt. Moreover, most of the countries in the region, such as Cyprus, Lebanon and Israel have historically been heavily dependent on primary energy imports. This story changed quickly, however, when huge offshore natural gas fields started…

Where is the Oil? Where there is a WAR or a DEFAULT

  The appearance of new states in Central Asia and the Caucasus region at the collapse of the Soviet Union caused a radical shift in the foreign policy of Turkey, and triggered a search for means of tactical political-economic penetration into these countries.(1) Turkey’s efforts in this regard have been motivated by a desire to…

Restricted U.S. Army Medical Support to Detainee Operations Manual

This field manual interim (FMI) establishes guidelines for medical support to detainee operations (DO) as part of the Army Health System (AHS) in the theater. It discusses command structure and staff operations necessary to provide medical support to detainees. This FMI is designed for use by commanders and their staffs in the planning and execution…

Halliburton Lobby Groups

  Lobby Groups Halliburton is a member of the following lobby groups: US Coalition of Service Industries (CSI or USCSI) This is the largest services oriented lobby group in the United States.56 In a recent Senate hearing, Norman Sorensen, Chairman of the CSI’s Financial Services Group reminded everyone that ‘removing barriers to services trade is…

Corporate Crimes:Halliburton Plc.

  Presented below is a mere taster of the foul world of Halliburton and is by no means a comprehensive overview of the company’s corporate crimes. The company has been accused of a wealth of misdemeanours, including racial discrimination, not allowing its employees to file discrimination suits and of being viciously anti-union. ‘Brown & Root…

Corporate Crimes: Pharmaceuticals

  According to industry apologists, high profits in the pharmaceutical industry are justified due to the unusual nature of the industry: research and development costs for new drugs require huge investments and involve relatively great risks as to whether the investment will pay off. Critics however, claim that prices are kept artificially high even after…