Category: wot

obl death timeline

Telegraph, Citing WikiLeaks: Break In Hunt for Bin Ladin May Have Been Provided By Not Only Enhanced Interrogation Techniques, But by Enhanced Interrogation Techniques Performed On An Al Qaeda Operative Captured in Iraq

inside story from Ft. Hood

Not 100% sure of the validity of this. “Subject: inside story from Ft. Hood Date: Sun, 8 Nov 2009 18:00:05 -0500 Since I don’t know when I’ll sleep (it’s 4 am now) I’ll write what happened (the abbreviated version…..the long one is already part of the investigation with more to come). I’ll not write about [Continue]

ft. hood shooting timeline

Fort Hood shooting: inside story of how massacre on military base happened: “Tuesday 4pm It may have been the first, small clue that an apparently ordinary week at the world’s largest army base was about to become something horrifically different, when neighbours saw Major Nidal Hasan escorting a visitor into his flat. Other residents at [Continue]

hasan prayed alongside three 9/11 attackers

Fort Hood shooting: Texas army killer linked to September 11 terrorists: “Major Nidal Malik Hasan worshipped at a mosque led by a radical imam said to be a “spiritual adviser” to three of the hijackers who attacked America on Sept 11, 2001. Hasan, the sole suspect in the massacre of 13 fellow US soldiers in [Continue]

why hasn’t obama’s election ended terrorism?

MSNBC Anchor Frets: Why Hasn’t Obama’s Election Ended Terrorism? “File this one under “Deluded Expectations.” During MSNBC’s coverage of the terrorist attacks in Mumbai, India, on Thursday, daytime anchor Alex Witt seemed frustrated that the election of Barack Obama 23 days earlier — and the accompanying “global outpouring of affection, respect, hope” — had not [Continue]

Spc. Stephen Fortunato: why I served

From the Boston Globe: “The following is a blog entry written on Aug. 30, 2008, by Army Specialist Stephen Fortunato, who was killed Tuesday in Afghanistan when the vehicle he was riding in was blown up by an improvised explosive device. This entry was forwarded to the Globe by his mother, Elizabeth “Betty” Crawford. If [Continue]

Rick Rescorla

Today is the seventh anniversary of 9/11. Take a few minutes and read about Rick Rescorla, a Brit soldier, who became an American citizen and fought in Vietnam along with Hal Moore at Ia Drang Valley (Rick Rescorla is the guy pictured on the cover of the book “We Were Soldiers Once, And Young”), served [Continue]

cluster bombs outlawed? suicide bombs, market bombs, car bombs still a-ok!

Ugh. not-so-Great Britain signed the treaty to ban cluster bombs this week. WTF? It’s not like they’re insanely useful or anything. 120 countries signed the treaty. Wonder how many of those 120 countries actually have cluster bombs? I’m guessing England had some, and the rest of the signatories did not, so it’s all just a [Continue]

venezuela caught arming farc rebels, “meh” says chavez, danny glover, hollywood

Authenticated Documents Put Pressure On Venezuela’s Chavez to Explain Damning FARC Ties “The onus is now on Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez to explain evidence of his apparently intimate ties to Colombia’s main guerrilla army. Interpol on Thursday endorsed the authenticity of computer files seized in a rebel camp, announcing that Colombia did not tamper with [Continue]

desert called peace

Just finished Desert Called Peace. It’s set mostly 500 years from now, after a planet has been colonized. Earth has been taken over by the UN, or it’s successor. On Terra Nova there is a 9/11 type event. An ex-soldiers family is killed in it, and he plots his revenge. He’s able to raise an [Continue]

because of the terrorism

NYC Cop parks illegally, concerned citizen films it then follows the cop and asks her questions. No problem, right? Well, then along comes a retired cop who says that it’s illegal to film cops “because of the terrorism” and the mood shifts quite a bit… The cameraman was an ass. Yeah, the retired cop starts [Continue]