The Arms Trade : Who sells the weaponry?

Who sells the weaponry? [Not the breaking news but a good mapping of the arms trade behind the regional conflicts] by Gideon Burrows Unsurprisingly, the West dominates the world arms market in terms of sales. Over the last six or so years, the US has towered over the other countries in weapons sales, clocking up…

Out: Latin American Drug Cartels. In: African Drug Cartels

U.S. and West African troops train in Senegal on July 13, 2012. This exercise included troops from Senegal, Gambia, Guinea and Burkina Faso. Photo: Marines   For years, West African cocaine traffickers have worked as mules for Latin American drug cartels seeking to smuggle their powder to Europe. But now the mules are going independent…

We are Preparing for Massive Civil War, Says DHS Informant

What kind of event would allow the president to define as terrorists all gun owners opposed to gun confiscating executive orders? What would it take to link 2nd amendment with al Qaeda? Or is this government incapable of black-op false-flag operations?

From “Blood Diamond” to “Blood Coltan”:the Rape of the DR Congo

[Source] In 2003, motivated by the savagery of civil wars in Sierra Leone and Liberia, 75 countries joined a U.N.-sponsored global initiative to prevent trade in “conflict diamonds,” popularly referred to as “blood diamonds.” Conflict diamonds are gems mined in areas afflicted by armed conflict, the proceeds of which go to purchase arms and other…

“When war is declared, Truth is the first casualty.”

“In reality, do you really need a war?” — Vietnam veteran and Medal of Honor recipient Al Rascon “Peace cannot be kept by force. It can only be achieved by understanding.”–  Albert Einstein Read the three pages here I spent almost half an hour trying to avoid to add categories  from geo-locations that a war…

Lawyer gets threats for defending gays

Yaounde – Cameroon lawyer Alice Nkom, who is known for defending gays and lesbians in a country where homosexuality is outlawed, said on Tuesday that she has been receiving death threats from anonymous callers over her stance. “Since October 18, I have become the victim of anonymous death threats,” she said, adding that she has…