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‘Home-Grown/Grassroot Terrorism’ or ‘Al-Qaeda Core’: Which poses the greater threat?


Terrorism_2011 Headlines For You: http://www.guardian.co.uk/business/2011/nov/28/uk-double-dip-recession-oecd http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2011/nov/28/china-pakistan-nato-border-attack http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2011/nov/28/un-farmers-produce-food-population http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2011/nov/28/us-more-threats-military-dempsey http://www.guardian.co.uk/education/2011/nov/28/muslim-schools-growth http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2067364/Virgin-raid-state-banks-cash-fund-Northern-Rock-deal.html http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2066711/George-Osborne-warns-Britain-faces-6-years-misery-cap-new-year-rail-fare-rises.html http://blogs.ft.com/beyond-brics/2011/11/28/jim-oneill-russia-could-still-surprise-the-world/#axzz1f2EtEXW7 http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/checkpoint-washington/post/image-shows-than-an-iranian-missile-site-was-destroyed/2011/11/28/gIQA7KZW5N_blog.html http://www.france24.com/en/20111128-islamist-shabaab-rebels-militia-order-aid-agencies-ngo-close-somalia http://www.presstv.ir/detail/212770.html http://rt.com/news/iran-blast-image-destruction-435/ http://rt.com/politics/opens-kaliningrad-radar-station-459/ http://www.spiegel.de/international/germany/0,1518,800369,00.html http://www.spiegel.de/international/germany/0,1518,800449,00.html http://www.spiegel.de/international/world/0,1518,800338,00.html http://www.guardian.co.uk/uk/blog/2011/nov/29/george-osborne-autumn-statement-live http://www.presstv.ir/detail/212828.html http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2011/nov/30/britain-withdraws-diplomats-iran http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2011/nov/30/iceland-recognises-palestinian-state http://www.thetimes.co.uk/tto/technology/internet/article3243360.ece http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2067892/Facebook-forced-overhaul-privacy-policy-regulator-finds-unfair-deceptive.html http://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-2067597/Why-fish-oil-good-brain-Study-finds-boosts-memory-15-cent.html http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/403961ec-1b2b-11e1-8b11-00144feabdc0.html http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052970203441704577068301585521704.html?mod=WSJEUROPE_hpp_MIDDLETopNews http://www.washingtonpost.com/world/national-security/georgetown-students-shed-light-on-chinas-tunnel-system-for-nuclear-weapons/2011/11/16/gIQA6AmKAO_story.html http://www.france24.com/en/20111129-american-airlines-files-bankruptcy-protection-aviation-economy http://rt.com/news/russian-fleet-syrian-port-513/ http://rt.com/usa/news/judge-citigroup-rakoff-sec-519/ http://rt.com/usa/news/us-drones-border-patrol-489/ http://www.economist.com/blogs/babbage/2011/11/facebook-and-privacy http://www.newyorker.com/online/blogs/comment/2011/11/steve-coll-afghanistan-national-intelligence-estimate.html Advertisements

Further Vindications (On New Pan-Islamic Union & UK Bust) & Headlines


So it does seem I was correct on the Islamic World analysis, as it is witnessing a revival of Pan-Islamism union from within each of the so-called ‘Arab Springs’ countries, seeing the rise to power of Islamic Parties (started with Hamas in Palestine, Tunisia, Morroco, Egypt (?) etc). Secondly, I was correct with my analysis … Continue reading

On The European Union Crisis: Stick to Economics Not Political Integration


There is one underlying root of the present crisis in Europe, or should say within the European Union Body crisis, which can be attributed not just to the present global economic troubles but rather at the root of it, is the Metternich Dream of a revived Holy Roman Union, deeper into a political union/a full … Continue reading

Two Thoughts: On International Politics (how to play it?) & Economics (how to revive it?)


Dear All, I. The West and International Politics: Of the first thought, on the International Politics, which I intend to explore as a part of my PhD, my argument is that, the field (International Politics) is of primarily concern to only ‘the West’. Here there is a further division of who exactly in the ‘west’? … Continue reading

Excellent Headlines (Not to be Missed)


1. We have the ‘pepper spray incident’ in the US—-another show of our western policing states 2. the brilliant images of what ‘Washington D.C.’ would have looked like (I love architecture and the arts) 3. NOT TO MISS: THE SURVEILLANCE SOCIETY: HOW OUR STATES ARE USING MODERN ADVANCED TECHNOLOGIES TO SPY ON US (Washington Times … Continue reading

A Must Watch & Read (UK Policing State & Goldman-isation of EU)


First have a look at this RT article and a video shoot from the recent students protests in London: http://rt.com/news/london-rally-snatch-squad-267/ Secondly, this is a must not miss reading, on how the bankers are finally taking control of EU (hence my argument EU/EURO project will not fail but strengthen after this ‘little crisis’): http://www.independent.co.uk/news/business/analysis-and-features/what-price-the-new-democracy-goldman-sachs-conquers-europe-6264091.html Finally, other … Continue reading

Top Global and Local Stories for November


* Cameron, UK PM, as a weak leader (as I have always said, and argued that, Hague as the real PM) * Blair further corrupt and greedy nature, working with dictators, banks’ interests, revolving door to gain access to ”developmental aids funds” * US rhetoric showing its weakness ‘pleading China to play fair’ (did she … Continue reading

UK Security Services Cracking down on Moslem Communities pre-2012 Games


Recently, observed is on a growing trend on the visits of the ‘asbestos officers’, ‘chimney sweepers’, fire and safety officers’, ‘gardeners’, ‘builders’ and so forth within the Moslem communities in UK pre-2012 games. To the eyes of ordinary men and women, these are no different to the professionals they claim to represent, after all, these … Continue reading

A Selection of Excellent Headlines For You


http://www.economist.com/node/21534752 http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2011/nov/01/al-qaida-somalia-drought-victims http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2011/nov/02/fracking-cause-lancashire-quakes http://www.independent.co.uk/opinion/commentators/andreas-whittam-smith/andreas-whittam-smith-capitalism-does-not-have-to-be-this-greedy-6256162.html http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2056589/Six-police-officers-used-baseball-bats-smash-suspects-car-WILL-jobs.html http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/africaandindianocean/libya/8866007/Libya-Nato-to-be-investigated-by-for-war-crimes.html http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052970204621904577014303354145714.html?mod=WSJEUROPE_hpp_MIDDLESecondNews http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/home-news/women–islam-the-rise-and-rise-of-the-convert-6258015.html http://www.spiegel.de/international/germany/0,1518,795299,00.html http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2011/nov/03/israeli-pm-investigation-iran-leak http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2011/nov/03/occupy-oakland-police-teargas http://www.guardian.co.uk/uk/2011/nov/03/opportunism-dissatisfaction-police-rioters-study http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2011/nov/03/israeli-doctors-report-torture-palestinian http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2057336/Big-brothers-3-million-targets-Massive-surge-intrusive-surveillance-state-snoopers.html http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2011/nov/3/senator-pushes-for-last-word-on-bush-era-war-brief/ http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2011/nov/3/masons-make-no-secret-of-a-desire-for-new-members/ http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2011/nov/3/foreign-spies-even-allies-hit-us-with-cyberattacks/ http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2057796/UN-Compelling-proof-Iran-building-nuclear-warheads.html http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2011/nov/4/house-subpoenas-napolitano-immigration-data/ http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2011/nov/4/cia-following-twitter-facebook/ http://www.economist.com/node/21536659 http://www.independent.co.uk/opinion/commentators/rupert-cornwell/rupert-cornwell-is-the-american-dream-at-an-end-6257918.html http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/politics/clegg-tells-lib-dems-to-trumpet-their-success-6258027.html http://www.washingtonpost.com/world/asia_pacific/us-troops-leave-border-base-to-afghans/2011/11/04/gIQA3opaqM_story.html http://www.guardian.co.uk/business/2011/nov/05/bp-clean-up-russia-case http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2058339/Cost-funding-political-parties-3-vote.html http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/australiaandthepacific/papuanewguinea/8873556/Papua-New-Guinea-reporter-undergoes-circumcision-to-get-the-scoop.html http://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/election-2012s-great-religious-divide/2011/11/06/gIQAiRbdtM_story.html http://www.nytimes.com/2011/11/07/world/middleeast/united-states-hangs-back-as-inspectors-prepare-report-on-irans-nuclear-program.html?hp http://rt.com/politics/lavrov-iran-military-strike-689/ http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2058557/Goldman-Sachs-escapes-paying-10m-sweetheart-deal-taxman.html http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-2058519/Anonymous-hackers-suspected-attacking-Israels-defence-websites-Shin-Bet-Mossad-sites-crash.html http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052970203733504577024311612771628.html?mod=WSJEUROPE_hpp_MIDDLETopNews http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052970203733504577024090027351410.html?mod=WSJEurope_hps_MIDDLE_Video_second http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2011/nov/7/lanier-occupy-dc-has-become-increasingly-confronta/ http://www.reuters.com/article/2011/11/08/us-mideast-netanyahu-sarkozy-idUSTRE7A720120111108 http://rt.com/news/obama-sarkozy-undiplomatic-netanyahu-789/

Media Intelligence: The Stories that pieces the world into One


http://www.guardian.co.uk/politics/2011/oct/26/donor-liam-fox-defence-lobbyist-stephen-crouch http://www.washingtonpost.com/world/middle-east/nato-postpones-formal-decision-to-conclude-libya-mission-due-to-consultations-with-un-libya/2011/10/26/gIQArflBIM_story.html http://www.nytimes.com/2011/10/28/us/oakland-and-other-cities-crack-down-on-occupy-protests.html?hp http://www.reuters.com/article/2011/10/26/us-gupta-charges-idUSTRE79P06520111026 http://www.spiegel.de/international/world/0,1518,794133,00.html http://rt.com/news/ny-police-arresting-protesters-839/ http://www.guardian.co.uk/business/2011/oct/28/ftse-100-directors-earnings-rose-by-almost-half http://www.csmonitor.com/USA/Military/2011/1022/Unmanned-drone-attacks-and-shape-shifting-robots-War-s-remote-control-future http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2011/oct/28/islamic-party-triumphs-tunisian-elections http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2054405/EU-summit-del-Desperate-Euro-chiefs-look-East-fund-huge-bailout-gamble.html http://www.washingtonpost.com/world/national-security/us-drone-base-in-ethiopia-is-operational/2011/10/27/gIQAznKwMM_story.html http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2054913/Europe-war-2018-France-humbles-British-army-Unlikely-yes-Merkel-says-euro-meltdown-spark-battle-historian-lets-imagination-run-riot-.html http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2054949/British-Empire-Medal-returns-Working-class-gong-back.html http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2055223/Tony-Blair-billionaire-donor-Lakshmi-Mittal–major-deal-Kazakhstan.html http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2055048/12-Americans-Canadian-killed-Taliban-launches-suicide-attack-Afghanistan.html http://www.washingtonpost.com/world/national-security/taliban-strike-in-kabul-kills-17/2011/10/29/gIQAPEVoTM_story.html http://www.spiegel.de/international/spiegel/0,1518,793896,00.html http://www.guardian.co.uk/education/2011/oct/31/ucas-university-admissions-process-rich http://www.independent.co.uk/news/people/profiles/the-two-faces-of-tony-blair-6255021.html http://www.spiegel.de/international/business/0,1518,793917,00.html http://www.presstv.ir/detail/207625.html http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2011/oct/31/unesco-backs-palestinian-membership http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2011/oct/31/iran-demands-apology-assassination-plot http://www.guardian.co.uk/education/2011/oct/31/saif-gaddafi-lse-academic http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/africa/wonga-coup-mercenaries-fixed-gaddafis-doomed-last-flight-6255407.html http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2055695/Eurozone-debt-crisis-OECD-sparks-fears-2nd-recession.html http://www.washingtonpost.com/world/middle_east/libya-struggles-to-create-army-out-of-militias/2011/10/28/gIQAwWsjaM_story.html http://www.guardian.co.uk/society/2011/nov/01/young-looking-for-work-britain http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2011/nov/1/bankrupt-firm-owing-us-retains-lobbyist/ http://www.washingtonpost.com/world/middle_east/nato-formally-ends-libya-bombing-campaign/2011/10/31/gIQAtiObZM_story.html http://www.spiegel.de/international/world/0,1518,795196,00.html http://www.spiegel.de/international/europe/0,1518,795202,00.html http://www.spiegel.de/international/germany/0,1518,794991,00.html http://www.spiegel.de/international/europe/0,1518,794970,00.html http://www.presstv.ir/usdetail/207901.html http://www.presstv.ir/detail/207874.html http://rt.com/politics/syria-libya-russian-stance-285/ http://rt.com/politics/russia-hollywood-cold-war-297/