|Posted by Mother Goose on December 22, 2010 at 3:33 PM||comments (1)|
Dec 22 03:08 PM US/Eastern
The US Senate on Wednesday ratified a landmark nuclear arms control treaty with Russia, handing President Barack Obama a signal diplomatic and political victory after a months-long battle. Lawmakers voted 71-26 in favor of the new Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty (START), easily clearing the two-thirds majority needed to approve the pact, which Obama had made a lynchpin of efforts to "reset" relations with Moscow.
After a relentl...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Mother Goose on December 9, 2010 at 1:25 PM||comments (0)|
by Anna Mahjar-Barducci
December 8, 2010 at 5:00 am
Iran is planning to place medium-range missiles on Venezuelan soil, based on western information sources, according to an article in the German daily, Die Welt, of November 25, 2010. According to the article, an agreement between the two countries was signed during the last visit o Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez to Tehran...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Mother Goose on November 1, 2010 at 1:06 PM||comments (0)|
By Carol Rosenberg | Miami Herald
GUANTANAMO BAY NAVY BASE, Cuba — A military jury on Sunday gave teen terrorist Omar Khadr a 40-year prison sentence for killing an American commando in Afghanistan, but the sentence was merely symbolic — the United States already had agreed to limit Khadr's prison time to eight years, and Canada last week said it would allow Khadr to serve the bulk of his sentence there.
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|Posted by Mother Goose on April 14, 2010 at 12:42 PM||comments (0)|
From the Washington Post
By Dana Milbank
Wednesday, April 14, 2010;A02
World leaders arriving in Washington for President Obama's Nuclear Security Summit must have felt for a moment that they had instead been transported to Soviet-era Moscow.
They entered a capital that had become a military encampment,...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Mother Goose on March 4, 2010 at 7:39 PM||comments (0)|
Suspect Reported in Custody; Defense Headquarters in Lockdown
By NED POTTER
Two police officers were injured by a gunman firing shots outside thePentagon tonight. Hundreds of employees there were ordered to go into"Code Red" -- the entire building locked down, with no one allowed toenter or leave.
ABC's Steven Portnoy reported that Pentagon police had a suspect in custody. ABC's Martha Raddatz reporte...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Mother Goose on February 25, 2010 at 6:43 PM||comments (0)|
From an article on CNS:
Thursday, February 25, 2010
By Penny Starr, Senior Staff Writer
(CNSNews.com) – At a hearing of the Senate Homeland Security Committee on Wednesday, Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano said she was not consulted before the decision was made to try 9/11 mastermind Khalid Sheikh Moh...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Mother Goose on February 21, 2010 at 7:53 PM||comments (0)|
Homeland Security is back on the stump preaching about how our citizens are a primary security concern. If you're needing to get your ire inspired, check out the following article by AP. After the handling of Fort Hood, the Fruit of Kaboom bomber, and the suppression of the newest story about the alleged attempt to poison our troops at a SC base, we should all be calling for the resignation of Ms. Incompetano....Read Full Post »