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-Lurid Crime Tales-
Navy SEAL Eddie Gallagher's Wife and Brother Share How the Accusations Went from Cookie Butter Theft to Murder
[Breitbart] It started out with a small group of Navy SEALs back in Mosul, Iraq, in the summer of 2017.
First they complained he stole someone’s Red Bull energy drinks, that he ate half of someone’s cookie butter from a care package, and that he didn’t pay someone back for a haircut.

Two complainants did have more serious concerns ‐ they thought he was too aggressive in his tactics, which they felt put their lives at unnecessary risk.

But those allegations were nothing like those he faced months after the Navy SEAL platoon returned home.

The allegations turned from stealing cookie butter into cold-blooded murder ‐ that he stabbed a wounded teenage ISIS captive to death and mowed down a young girl and old man from a sniper’s roost.

Soon, what started as petty rumors morphed into murder charges against a decorated Navy SEAL in a case that has captured the nation’s ‐ and the president’s ‐ attention.

Those fighting for 40-year-old Chief Special Warfare Operator Eddie Gallagher’s innocence believe he will ultimately be found not guilty when his trial convenes on June 17.
Posted by: Besoeker || 06/17/2019 08:05 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [269 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Fucking 'sanctity of life' disloyal bravo foxtrots.
Posted by: Dron66046 || 06/17/2019 8:45 Comments || Top||


Afghanistan
Taliban Attacks ‘Intensify’ Amid Holidays In Pakistani Madrassas
Good to know.
[ToloNews] The police chief of Kandahar, Gen. Tadeen Khan, says that the Taliban
...mindless ferocity in a turban...
attacks on security forces in the south of Afghanistan have increased amid the start of summer holidays in Pak madrassas which according to him is training "extremism and terrorism" to its students.

Khan said that lack of religious schools in the country is questioning and it pushes the Afghan youth to go to Pakistain and there, they get "training on terrorism and extremism".

"It is the summer and it is a war season because madrassas in Pakistain are off and they [the students of the madrassas] are sent to Afghanistan in the name of Jihad," the police chief said.

Khan said that while peace efforts are underway, the Taliban are intensifying the war in the south so they can "get privileges" during the talks.

"We are prepared and we will respond to every attack by the Taliban," Khan said.

A study by Afghanistan Institute of Strategic Studies in 2017 found that the number of unregistered madrassas in Afghanistan has dramatically increased.

Almost 300 people were interviewed at 50 unregistered madrassas in ten provinces of Afghanistan with the main focus on suicide kabooms, the study shows.

"Afghan students should be trained inside the country in order to prepare their mindset in favor of their country, but when they receive training on use of weapons and extremism in other countries," said Fida Mohammad, member of Kandahar Provincial Council.

"We have Islamic education sections within the education directorate but it is marred by corruption. We will be able to prevent the seasonal conflicts if we send a limited number of students to proper Islamic studies centers outside the country," said Hekmatullah, a civil society activist in Kandahar.

Ghorak, Shorabak, Shah Wali Kot and Maiwand districts in Kandahar province recently witnessed a rise in Taliban attacks, targeting government forces.

Khan said that most of the attacks have been push back by the security forces.
Posted by: trailing wife || 06/17/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [103 views] Top|| File under: Taliban


Iranian Envoy Sees A Role For Taliban In Power
So kind of them, to be sure.
[ToloNews] Iran’s Ambassador to Afghanistan, Mohammad Reza Bahrami, says that Tehran wants a role for the Taliban
...mindless ferocity in a turban...
in Afghanistan’s government, but that role should not be dominant.

Taliban has publicly said that the group is not seeking power and that it wants an equal role for all Afghans in the future government.

"We agree on the participation of the Taliban in power, but we do not agree with a dominant role for them," Bahrami told TOLOnews. "Our position is very clear. We want to say there is a structure present where the Taliban can participate."

Bahrami said that the picture of peace remains vague, adding those who lead the grinding of the peace processor are responsible for the uncertainty, indirectly hinting at the role of the US Special Envoy Zalmay Khalilzad, the Afghan government, and former President Hamid Maybe I'll join the Taliban Karzai
...Former president of Aghanistan, part of the problem not part of the solution...
in the process.

"I want to clarify this issue that we are not blamed for the uncertainty about the future. Instead, those who have pushed the legitimization of the Taliban to an irreversible situation and those who are leading the [peace] process should be blamed [for this]. Those who have weakened the official institutions through their approach and those who have created a negative rivalry for their contact with the Taliban should be blamed," Bahrami explained.

Back in January, Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said that it is impossible to have a future Afghan government without a role for the Taliban.

However,
women are made to be loved, not understood...
he said the group should not have a dominant role in a future Afghan government ‐ which will be formed after a possible peace deal between the Kabul government and the holy warrior group.

Meanwhile,
...back at the saloon, Butch got the bill for the damage caused by the fist fight, the mirror broken in the shootout, and drinks for everyone......
the Speaker of the Senate, Fazl Hadi Moslemyar, says he is not in favor of the way the peace talks with the Taliban are moving forward while the Afghan people remain unaware about it.

"Our expectation from [Zalmay] Khalilzad is that your mission is for Afghanistan, for peace in Afghanistan... You are making conspiracy for us, you are not making it for others," Moslemyar said.

The US and the Taliban officials will attend the seven round of talks in Doha in the coming days.

RISING VIOLENCE
Violence has dramatically increased in the country despite the past seven months of diplomatic efforts at the regional and international levels.

The deputy head of the High Peace Council, Attaullah Rahman, who addressed a gathering in Kabul on Sunday, said the presence of Taliban’s deputy leader Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar did not help in the reduction of violence as it was expected.

"They [Taliban negotiators in Doha] read one or two texts and then say they do not have more authority [to decide]," Rahman said.

"I want to emphasize that we do not want a peace which comes in two or three days and again there is a war in three months," said Rula Ghani, Afghanistan’s First Lady.

Figures by Afghanistan Independent Human Rights Commission show that more than 75,000 Afghan civilians have been killed and maimed over the past ten years and it would be difficult to reach to peace without justice.

"From the start of 1388 [2009] until the end of 1397 [2018], more than 75,316 of innocent civilians were either killed or maimed due to the ongoing conflicts in Afghanistan," said Ayoub Azizi, a member of the commission.
Posted by: trailing wife || 06/17/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [107 views] Top|| File under: Govt of Iran


May 31st car bombing in Kabul city instigated by Iran: Pompeo
[KhaamaPress] The Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has said Iran
...a theocratic Shiite state divided among the Medes, the Persians, and the (Arab) Elamites. Formerly a fairly civilized nation ruled by a Shah, it became a victim of Islamic revolution in 1979. The nation is today noted for spontaneously taking over other countries' embassies, maintaining whorehouses run by clergymen, involvement in international drug trafficking, and financing sock puppet militias to extend the regime's influence. The word Iran is a cognate form of Aryan, the abbreviation IRGC is a cognate form of Stürmabteilung (or SA), the term Supreme Guide is a cognate form of either Shah or Führer or maybe both, and they hate Jews Zionists Jews. Their economy is based on the production of oil and vitriol...
instigated the May 31st boom-mobileing in Kabul city.

Speaking to news hounds in Washington last Thursday, Pompeo talked about a series of attacks which took place from 22nd of April to 14th of June in strait of Hormuz, Baghdad and Kabul.

He said "On May 31st, a boom-mobile in Afghanistan maimed four U.S. service members, killed four Afghan civilians, and maimed bystanders."

Pompeo further added "Taken as a whole, these unprovoked attacks present a clear threat to international peace and security, a blatant assault on the freedom of navigation, and an unacceptable campaign of escalating tension by Iran."

He also added that Iran should meet diplomacy with diplomacy, not with terror, bloodshed, and extortion.

Meanwhile,
...back at the shootout, another bullet hole appeared in Butch's hat......
Secretary Pompeo said "The United States will defend its forces, interests, and stand with our partners and allies to safeguard global commerce and regional stability. And we call upon all nations threatened by Iran’s provocative acts to join us in that endeavor."
Posted by: trailing wife || 06/17/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [93 views] Top|| File under: Govt of Iran Proxies


Africa Horn
Sudan's Bashir appears before prosecutor
[DAWN] Fallen Sudanese leader Omar al-Bashir
Head of the National Congress Party. He came to power in 1989 when he, as a brigadier in the Sudanese army, led a group of officers in a bloodless military coup that ousted the government of Prime Minister Sadiq al-Mahdi and eventually appointed himself president-for-life. He has fallen out with his Islamic mentor, Hasan al-Turabi, tried to impose shariah on the Christian and animist south, resulting in its secessesion, and attempted to Arabize Darfur by unleashing the barbaric Janjaweed on it. Sudan's potential prosperity has been pissed away in warfare that has left as many as 400,000 people dead and 2.5 million displaced. Omar has been indicted for genocide by the International Criminal Court but nothing is expected to come of it.
was Sunday seen in public for the first time since being ousted, as he was driven in an armed convoy to the prosecutor's office.

The former strongman, who ruled his east African nation with an iron fist for three decades, was toppled on April 11 after weeks of protests against his reign.

Dressed in a white traditional robe and turban, Bashir rode in a heavily-armed convoy from the notorious Kober prison in the Sudanese capital Khartoum to be quizzed by prosecutors for alleged corruption.

Prosecutor Alaeddin Dafallah told news hounds after Bashir left the office that the ousted president had been informed that he was facing charges of "possessing foreign currency, corruption and receiving gifts illegally."

Meanwhile,
...back at the shouting match, a new, even louder, voice was to be heard...
a top general from the country's new ruling military council vowed that those who carried out a deadly crackdown on an iconic protest site that left dozens dead earlier this month would face the death penalty

"We are working hard to take those who did this to the gallows," Mohammed Hamdan Dagalo, deputy chief of the ruling military council said in a speech broadcast live on state television
... and if you can't believe state television who can you believe?
"Whoever committed any fault" will be held accountable, Dagalo added.
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Africa North
Mohammed Morsi titzup
[TWITTER]

Posted by: Fred || 06/17/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [415 views] Top|| File under: Muslim Brotherhood

#1  Did he leave a Dread Red Binder™ too?
Posted by: Frank G || 06/17/2019 13:27 Comments || Top||

#2  So, allan, in his infinite wizdom (yeah, I didn't capatalize any of that) didn't see a glorious comeback for mo morse? Pity (NOT!)
Posted by: M. Murcek || 06/17/2019 14:47 Comments || Top||

#3  Beyond all care and woe... and now he can argue with Allah himself about his proper posthumous placement.
Posted by: trailing wife || 06/17/2019 16:20 Comments || Top||


Libya's Al-Sarraj proposes peace gathering to end crisis
[Libya Observer] The Head of the Libyan Presidential Council, Fayez al-Sarraj, has proposed an initiative of seven points that aims to end the current crisis in the country.

Al-Sarraj proposed in a presser on Sunday in Tripoli
...a confusing city, one end of which is located in Lebanon and the other end of which is the capital of Libya. Its chief distinction is being mentioned in the Marine Hymn...
holding a Libyan Gathering "Multaqa" that will be sponsored by and coordinated with the UNSMIL, in order to gather all Libyan parties that advocate for peace, democracy and stability, excluding those who advocate for dictatorship and have had Libyan blood on their hands.

Al-Sarraj said the initiative comes despite the fact that the Libyan Army forces and the Operation Volcano of Rage forces are defeating the attacking forces of Khalifa Haftar
...Self-proclaimed Field Marshal, served in the Libyan army under Muammar Qadaffy, and took part in the coup that brought Qadaffy to power in 1969. He became a prisoner of war in Chad in 1987. While held prisoner, he and his fellow officers formed a group hoping to overthrow Qadaffy, so it's kind of hard to describe him as a Qadaffy holdover. He was released around 1990 in a deal with the United States government and spent nearly two decades in the United States, gaining US citizenship. In 1993, while living in the United States, he was convicted in absentia of crimes against the Jamahiriya and sentenced to death. Haftar held a senior position in the anti-Qadaffy forces in the 2011 Libyan Civil War. In 2014 he was commander of the Libyan Army when the General National Congress (GNC) refused to give up power in accordance with its term of office. Haftar launched a campaign against the GNC and its Islamic fundamentalist allies. His campaign allowed elections to take place to replace the GNC, but then developed into a civil war. Guess you can't win them all...
on the outskirts of Tripoli.

"The gathering should see Libyan parties agreeing on a roadmap for the upcoming phase along with the constitutional basis so Libyans can hold elections for their parliament and president before the end of 2019." al-Sarraj remarked.

He also announced forming a committee specialized in law in order to enact the needed laws for the agreed upon points in the upcoming gathering, adding that there will be joint committees formed with the UN to work in different areas in Libya to ensure all necessary equipment for elections and constitution events are delivered to people.

"There will be different committees as part of the initiative, including those who ensure transparency, advocate for comprehensive national reconciliation, punishment of war criminals and other matters." al-Sarraj further added.

He hailed the sacrifices of the fighters on the frontlines who have been able to hold back and defeat Haftar's attacking forces who wish to establish military and totalitarian rule in the country.

"I hereby talk to the Libyan people in eastern Libya and ask them to be careful because history is writing down our stances, so they should make public their rejection to tyranny and aggressions. I tell the silent majority of them "enough killing of our young people; enough funerals." al-Sarraj indicated.
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New phase to defeat Haftar's forces adopted by Libya's Presidential Council
[Libya Observer] The Head of the Libyan Presidential Council Fayez al-Sarraj has approved a new phase of the tactics that aim at repelling the attack on Tripoli
...a confusing city, one end of which is located in Lebanon and the other end of which is the capital of Libya. Its chief distinction is being mentioned in the Marine Hymn...
by Khalifa Haftar
...Self-proclaimed Field Marshal, served in the Libyan army under Muammar Qadaffy, and took part in the coup that brought Qadaffy to power in 1969. He became a prisoner of war in Chad in 1987. While held prisoner, he and his fellow officers formed a group hoping to overthrow Qadaffy, so it's kind of hard to describe him as a Qadaffy holdover. He was released around 1990 in a deal with the United States government and spent nearly two decades in the United States, gaining US citizenship. In 1993, while living in the United States, he was convicted in absentia of crimes against the Jamahiriya and sentenced to death. Haftar held a senior position in the anti-Qadaffy forces in the 2011 Libyan Civil War. In 2014 he was commander of the Libyan Army when the General National Congress (GNC) refused to give up power in accordance with its term of office. Haftar launched a campaign against the GNC and its Islamic fundamentalist allies. His campaign allowed elections to take place to replace the GNC, but then developed into a civil war. Guess you can't win them all...
's forces.

This came in a meeting on Saturday in the presence of Chief of Staff Mohammed al-Sharif, Interior Minister Fathi Bashagha and other officials.

The meeting saw discussions about the ongoing fighting in and around Tripoli as well as the nearby districts with elaborations on the coordination among Tripoli military operations room and other security and military units.

Al-Sarraj called for providing all necessary support for the fighting units under Presidential Council's command on the frontlines, calling for continued backup from the central military zone to be joining the fighting axes in southern Tripoli.

In the meantime, the media office of Volcano of Rage Operation said the backup arrived in the assigned positions for the forces on the frontlines and the next phase will soon kick off.
Posted by: Fred || 06/17/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [232 views] Top|| File under: Arab Spring

#1  Volcano of Rage Operation

D*mn, they come up with some clever names....
Posted by: Mullah Richard || 06/17/2019 14:45 Comments || Top||

#2  Better than Curly Toed Slippers operation I guess.
Posted by: jpal || 06/17/2019 17:52 Comments || Top||


Arabia
Saudi crown prince lashes out at Iran over tanker attacks
[DAWN] Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman
...Crown Prince of Soddy Arabia
...a kingdom taking up the bulk of the Arabian peninsula. Its primary economic activity involves exporting oil and soaking Islamic rubes on the annual hajj pilgrimage. The country supports a large number of princes in whatcha might call princely splendor. When the oil runs out the rest of the world is going to kick sand in the Soddy national face...
as of 2016....

accused arch-rival Iran
...a theocratic Shiite state divided among the Medes, the Persians, and the (Arab) Elamites. Formerly a fairly civilized nation ruled by a Shah, it became a victim of Islamic revolution in 1979. The nation is today noted for spontaneously taking over other countries' embassies, maintaining whorehouses run by clergymen, involvement in international drug trafficking, and financing sock puppet militias to extend the regime's influence. The word Iran is a cognate form of Aryan, the abbreviation IRGC is a cognate form of Stürmabteilung (or SA), the term Supreme Guide is a cognate form of either Shah or Führer or maybe both, and they hate Jews Zionists Jews. Their economy is based on the production of oil and vitriol...
of attacks on oil tankers in a vital Gulf shipping channel, adding he "won't hesitate" to tackle any threats to the kingdom, according to an interview published on Sunday.

Two tankers were struck by explosions on Thursday in the Gulf of Oman, the second attack in a month in the strategic shipping lane amid a tense United States-Iran standoff, sparking fears of a regional conflagration and sending oil prices soaring.

"We do not want a war in the region... But we won't hesitate to deal with any threat to our people, our illusory sovereignty, our territorial integrity and our vital interests," Prince Mohammed told pan-Arab daily Asharq al-Awsat, in his first public comments since the attacks.

"The Iranian regime did not respect the presence of the Japanese prime minister as a guest in Tehran and responded to his (diplomatic) efforts by attacking two tankers, one of which was Japanese."

The prince also accused "Iran and its proxies" over May 12 attacks on four tankers anchored in the Gulf of Oman off the United Arab Emirates port of Fujairah.

Thursday's attack on two tankers ‐ the Japanese-owned Kokuka Courageous that was carrying highly flammable methanol when it was rocked by explosions and the Norwegian-operated Front Altair ‐ came around the time Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe was meeting with Iranian leaders in Tehran.
Posted by: Fred || 06/17/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [122 views] Top|| File under: Govt of Iran


Saudis perceive Huthi missiles and drones as direct Iranian attacks on the Saudi mainland
[TWITTER]

Posted by: Fred || 06/17/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [95 views] Top|| File under: Govt of Iran Proxies


Houthi leader warns 'major battle' is coming inside #Saudi Arabia
[TWITTER]

Posted by: Fred || 06/17/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [134 views] Top|| File under: Houthis


Cyber
Concerned Users Worry As Twitter Suspends Several ‘OSINT’ News Accounts
To note.
[Jpost] A group of popular Twitter accounts that tweet about open source intelligence (OSINT) and generally try to highlight developing and breaking news stories were suspended on Saturday night for unspecified reasons. They join a growing list of account suspensions -sometimes for political reasons, but also for more arbitrary reasons that have alarmed users of the popular social media platform.
As of 12.30 Sunday, INTELLIPUS was back up. ELINT News is still down. Intel Crab is still up, blames suspensions on India.
Users feared that censorship or targeted complaints by a foreign government had resulted in the suspension. Steve Lookneer, a News Anchor at Agenda Free TV pointed out that an account called Beep Delete was suspended on Saturday night. An account named Intel Doge (@Inteldoge) wrote "welcome to Twitter, report on things that people don’t like, get mass reported, get banned."

The concern began when an account named Elint News (@ELINTNews)
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Posted by: trailing wife || 06/17/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [1137 views] Top|| File under:

#1  These are My Friends who have sent very good and reliable source Intel that I need to operate.

It's pissing me off.
Posted by: newc || 06/17/2019 0:50 Comments || Top||

#2  Can information over Twitter be considered intelligence ? Though some analysts do use data generated from running patterns and language in posts through algorithms for intelligence, the reliability rating of that too is mostly E4.

The sources themselves could collaborate and have an independent portal to share stuff anonymously. Isn't Twitter like a "come-and-arrest-me" invite ?
Posted by: Dron66046 || 06/17/2019 2:39 Comments || Top||

#3  Can information over Twitter be considered intelligence ?

Interesting question from a 'justification' to shut down for national security sort of angle. Censorship is censorship. The only question is who is doing it, not whether its ethical or not.
Posted by: Procopius2k || 06/17/2019 8:16 Comments || Top||

#4  No, no. I'm totally for sharing intel, whistle-blowing and all. Hell, I even cheered for Snowden when his email dump buried Clinton's campaign.

I meant that sources should differ from the usual twitter riff-raff and have a separate platform, something whose credibility can be defined from the ground up. If I expose my NSA sealed files on twitter tomorrow, I look like another conspiracy nut looking for attention. So the credibility starts at a low number from the get go, even if my intel's good, no ? It gives the deniers and gaggers more leverage against me.
Posted by: Dron66046 || 06/17/2019 8:32 Comments || Top||

#5  can confirm intelcrab is shutdown. this is why i love Rantburg being independently ran. Thank you to everyone who keeps it up!!!!
Posted by: Yosemite Sam || 06/17/2019 10:47 Comments || Top||


Economy
In next two years, US capacity for LNG exports is set to double
[TWITTER]

Posted by: Fred || 06/17/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [185 views] Top|| File under:


#2  On 1 April 2013, Dominion filed an application with the FERC for expansion of the Cove Point facilities for gas liquefaction and export. It was to cost $3.4 billion to $3.8 billion. The export project is completed and the facility is bi- directional (capable of import and export of LNG). The export facility will have capacity to handle 1.8 Bcf/d of natural gas. Thus, exports will likely double in the next two years.
Posted by: Chereting Pelosi1889 || 06/17/2019 9:19 Comments || Top||


Home Front: Culture Wars
Illegal Aliens Sue Border Patrol. The Lawsuit's Outcome Can Have Massive Implications
[The Monitor] Attorneys representing seven migrants from Central America allege U.S. Customs and Border Protection is holding them in overcrowded facilities while denying them access to legal counsel.

The plaintiffs include Jairo Alexander Gonzalez Recinos, of El Salvador; Gerardo Henrique Herrera Rivera, of El Salvador; Kevin Eduardo Rizzo Ruano, of Guatemala; Jonathan Fernando Beltran Rizzo, of Guatemala; Enerly Melitza Ramos, of Guatemala; Karen Vanessa Borjas Zuniga, of Honduras; and Julia Elizabeth Molina Lopez, of Honduras.

The lawsuit targets several Department of Homeland Security officials and seeks the immediate release of the migrants on bond, as well as any others who are similarly situated.

"Petitioners were apprehended in mid-May at or near the U.S. Border with Mexico and subsequently detained. Once apprehended, such persons are often detained for extended periods of time ‐ on information and belief, up to six weeks ‐ in overcrowded holding cells, with inadequate food, water, and sanitation facilities, where attorneys are not allowed to visit. The conditions in these holding cells are dangerous and inhumane," the lawsuit stated.

The litigation follows a report from a DHS internal watchdog that revealed "dangerous overcrowding" at an El Paso Border Patrol processing facility ‐ a facility designed to hold 125 detainees that held approximately 900 people during a two-day span in early May.
Posted by: Besoeker || 06/17/2019 05:07 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [319 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Need to bring back the old term and classification of 'outlaw'. Those who have no standing in our legal system.
Posted by: Procopius2k || 06/17/2019 8:02 Comments || Top||

#2  Would you just prefer to be shot for being a hostile force invading a sovereign nation in civilian clothes?

Posted by: DarthVader || 06/17/2019 8:17 Comments || Top||

#3  Their friends, the DNC, has probably already judge-shopped and dverything.
Posted by: CrazyFool || 06/17/2019 8:20 Comments || Top||

#4  Yupp. The judge's been shopped. No judge should even allow for such litigation to be filed.

Another article even goes on to link the outbreak of measles in America to infection spreading from these migrants to CBP agents coming back home to infect their families.

Border Patrol agents are doing everything they can to weed out illegal aliens who are sick but they're not properly trained to evaluate for communicable diseases, a whistleblower previously told Townhall. The agents don't have medical training so they're having to guess which aliens are sick and which ones aren't. Illegal aliens who are sick slip through the cracks and are being flown and bussed to other Border Patrol stations throughout the country to be processed. It's why measles, mumps and chicken pox outbreaks are becoming more prevalent. The illegal aliens disperse throughout the United States, agents at other stations get sick, they bring it home to their families and it spreads.


So, open the borders, let the Gonzalez and Lopez and Borjas run free and the measles will go away too.
Posted by: Dron66046 || 06/17/2019 8:56 Comments || Top||

#5  The article doesn't say where the suit was filed. Logically, the suit would be filed where the plaintiffs are located, the Southern District of Texas; however, logic seldom dictates suits like this. Hopefully, the case is in Texas and we will get to see what a Texas federal judge and the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals do with the claims.
Posted by: BrujoTejano || 06/17/2019 12:04 Comments || Top||

#6  They should be considered foreign invaders and shot out of hand for crossing our border and their home nations properly chastised with a few arc light strikes and Mavericks through whatever their tyrants are called windows. Enough of this stupid insanity. Anyone demanding open borders should immediately be shot as a traitor.
Posted by: Silentbrick || 06/17/2019 16:49 Comments || Top||


India-Pakistan
Polio case reported in Shangla first time in two decades
[DAWN] A polio case has surfaced for the first time in the last two decades in Shangla district after the virus was detected in an 18-month-old boy, who lives in Dedal Kamach area along the bank of the Indus.

Dedal Kamach is connec­ted to Buner and Torghar districts and is a border region of Shangla district.

According to the district coordinator for the Extended Programme for Immunisa­tion (EPI), Dr Wajid Ali Khan, the case was reported by the locals and was later confirmed by the EPI team.

He said it was the first case reported in the district in the last two decades. The victim was identified as Ali Sher, son of Mayeen Khan.

When contacted District Health Officer Dr Mohammad Riaz Khan told Dawn that the child had not been vaccinated in the routine drives and a committee had been formed to probe the matter.

Meanwhile,
...back at the shootout, Butch shot Black Bart's knife out of his hand......
a jirga was held at Nawy Kaly Dedal Kamach of Nusrat Khel union council. Local notables from various villages and police officials participated in the jirga.

While addressing the jirga, the elders said that there was no resistance to polio vaccine in the community and every citizen was willing to inoculate his/her child. Despite that, they said, a case had surfaced.
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SIPRI: Israel Has Close To 100 Nuclear Warheads
[Jpost] Israel has close to 100 nuclear weapons, a new report by the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute has found.

While Israel has a long-standing policy of not commenting on its nuclear arsenal, according to the report there are approximately 30 that are gravity bombs, which can be delivered by fighter jets ‐ some of which are believed to be equipped for nuclear weapon delivery ‐ and approximately 50 warheads that can be delivered by land-based ballistic missiles such as the Jericho III intermediate-range ballistic missile ‐ which, according to foreign reports, has a range of 5,500 km.

The report also mentioned the numerous unconfirmed reports that Israel has modified its fleet of German-built Dolphin class submarines to carry nuclear-armed sea-launched cruise missiles, giving it a sea-based second-strike capability.
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Posted by: trailing wife || 06/17/2019 00:09 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [237 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Anticipation can make one feverish.
Posted by: Skidmark || 06/17/2019 20:41 Comments || Top||


Iraq
Fars News: Kurdish Forces Are Being Sent To Israel To Train With Mossad
Does this count as propaganda or as attempted PsyOps? Either way, given all the training Kurdish forces have received from America, Germany, and now supposedly Israel, they should be nigh on unbeatable.
[Jpost] The Kurdish forces have been allegedly sent to Iraq, awaiting transport by Israeli authorities to a base stationed in the West Bank for "espionage" training.

Multiple units of U.S.-backed Kurdish forces are currently being trained by Israeli Mossad agents to "carry out espionage operations against the regional states," according to the semi-official Iranian Fars News Agency.

Fars claims that the Arabic news website Khabour, which is affiliated with snuffies in Syria, quoted a source saying that close to 20 members of the Kurdish Democratic Union Party have been sent to the "Israeli-occupied regions in Paleostine to be trained by Mossad."

The source claims that the training operation is named "Kurdistani Mossad" and that the focus is to train regional operatives in order to gather information for the Jewish state.

"A military convoy comprising 70 trucks carrying military and logistic equipment [made in the US and Israel] has been dispatched by the US-led coalition from Iraq to Syria," London-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights claimed, according to Fars.

The Kurdish forces have been allegedly sent to Iraq, awaiting transport by Israeli authorities to a base stationed in the West Bank for "espionage" training.
Posted by: trailing wife || 06/17/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [132 views] Top|| File under: Govt of Iraq

#1  This began in 2011 actually, but had to be buried because the BBC and Arab media had blown it all up to Knesset shaking proportion. It was IDF training them then I think. Yupp. They must be pretty formidable by now, the peshmerga.

Biji Kurdistan !

Posted by: Dron66046 || 06/17/2019 10:14 Comments || Top||


Israel-Palestine-Jordan
Qatari envoy to Gaza enters Strip with $15 million aid package
[Ynet] Qatar
...an emirate on the east coast of the Arabian Peninsula. It sits on some really productive gas and oil deposits, which produces the highest per capita income in the world. They piss it all away on religion, financing the Moslem Brotherhood and several al-Qaeda affiliates. Home of nutbag holy manYusuf al-Qaradawi...
i envoy to Gazoo
...Hellhole adjunct to Israel and Egypt's Sinai Peninsula, inhabited by Gazooks. The place was acquired in the wake of the 1967 War and then presented to Paleostinian control in 2006 by Ariel Sharon, who had entered his dotage. It is currently ruled with an iron fist by Hamaswith about the living conditions you'd expect. It periodically attacks the Hated Zionist Entity whenever Iran needs a ruckus created or the hard boyz get bored, getting thumped by the IDF in return. The ruling turbans then wave the bloody shirt and holler loudly about oppression and disproportionate response...
, Muhammad al-Emadi, entered the Hamas, the braying voice of Islamic Resistance®,-controlled enclave late Sunday to deliver $15 million in aid to the officials in the Strip.

Qatari envoy to Gaza, Muhammad al-Emadi, entered the Hamas-controlled enclave late Sunday to deliver $15 million in aid to the officials in the Strip.
Update from The Times of Israel at 11:45 a.m. EDT:
More than 100,000 families will each receive payments of $100, a Qatari official says.

Disbursement of the funds from post offices had yet to begin Monday lunchtime.

Another $15 million would be provided for infrastructure and cash-for-work projects, the official says.
Posted by: trailing wife || 06/17/2019 00:09 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [99 views] Top|| File under: Hamas


Syria-Lebanon-Iran
''We have legal authorization for strike on Iran''
[TWITTER]

Posted by: Fred || 06/17/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [281 views] Top|| File under: Govt of Iran

#1  GOD is not here for you in that context.
HE likes this place.

However, We are not going to war on Iran over this thing.
Posted by: newc || 06/17/2019 0:48 Comments || Top||

#2  The US has been fighting foreign wars since 1917 ...

Protect the borders first ..

Deport all illegal aliens with extreme prejudice ... immediately And lots of problems will sort themselves out ..
Let the Arabs and Persians fight their own war ... like they have done since 550 BC when Cyrus "the Great" swept south ...
Posted by: Harrierwing93 || 06/17/2019 2:11 Comments || Top||

#3  Give that Iran is responsible for hundreds of Americans killed in the Iraqi operation for which two previous administrations took a blind eye to, doesn't mean payback isn't due now or later.
Posted by: Procopius2k || 06/17/2019 8:18 Comments || Top||

#4  The US has been fighting foreign wars since Thomas Jefferson took on the Dey of Algiers over freedom of commece in the Med.
Posted by: Chereting Pelosi1889 || 06/17/2019 9:22 Comments || Top||

#5 
Posted by: Herb McCoy || 06/17/2019 13:49 Comments || Top||



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