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    05/01/2011 11:48:54 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 4 replies
    Stop Shouting! ^ | April 28, 2011
    The "Post-it" Note campaign is going viral! Facebook Campaign Sticky Campaign Goes Viral Disrupt the Narrative Part of the charade employed by the existing Regime is to continue to make people believe that they are alone in their dissent and/or dissatisfaction with the ruling class. They need to isolate you and make you feel YOU are the outlier. A recent example is the derision lobbed at those who questioned Obama's background and credentials. This has been written about extensively in various professional military training manuals. It has also been the subject of many papers, dissecting the evolution of an underground...
  • The Rules of War Can't Protect Al Qaeda

    12/31/2001 11:56:44 AM PST · by Croooow · 9 replies · 239+ views
    New York Times ^ | 12/31/01 | Ruth Wedgwood
    The Rules of War Can't Protect Al Qaeda By RUTH WEDGWOOD NEW HAVEN — It makes no sense to win a trial but lose the war. With this in mind, a majority of the American public favors giving President Bush the option to use military tribunals against the Qaeda terror network. The tribunals are designed to permit a "full and fair trial" of war crimes without compromising our ability to track the network's future plans. Al Qaeda's skill at countersurveillance has made plain the need to protect sensitive intelligence sources at trial. But some international-law scholars suggest that President Bush's ...
  • Colombian Football Team 'Killed' [Bodies Dumped In Venezuelan Border]

    10/24/2009 10:01:37 PM PDT · by Steelfish · 14 replies · 1,427+ views
    BBC News ^ | October 24th 2009
    Colombian Football Team 'Killed' By Will Grant BBC News, Caracas At least 10 bodies - believed to be those of a kidnapped Colombian football team - have been found across the border in Venezuela. The bodies, with multiple gunshot wounds, were found in Tachira. One of the team is reported to have survived. State authorities say they suspect a left-wing Colombian guerrilla group, the ELN, is to blame for the deaths. The team, kidnapped two weeks ago, was known as Los Maniceros or Peanut Men, as they sold nuts along the border. The Venezuelan authorities say they are still investigating...
  • U.S. could intervene as Chavez prepares for war on Colombia

    03/03/2008 3:34:08 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 101 replies · 694+ views
    The Daily Mail ^ | March 2, 2008 | William Lowther
    Venezuela threatened to declare war on neighbouring Colombia last night, raising the prospect of the U.S. being drawn into conflict in South America. Venezuela's Left-wing president Hugo Chavez ordered ten tank battalions to the Colombian border and put war-planes under emergency stand-by. The tension follows Colombia's decision to send its army to strike against anti-government guerrillas hiding in the jungles of Ecuador. The surprise attack - launched without Ecuador's permission - killed Raul Reyes, a top commander in the Left-wing Colombian rebel group Farc, and about 16 of his men. President Chavez yesterday closed the Colombian embassy in Caracas, warning...
  • Israelis shoot 2 Hezbollah guerrillas

    08/21/2006 10:43:22 AM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 30 replies · 1,013+ views
    AP on Yahoo ^ | 8/21/06 | AP
    JERUSALEM - Israeli troops on Monday in southern Lebanon shot two Hezbollah guerrillas during a clash in southern Lebanon, the army said. The army said the soldiers opened fire after guerrillas approached the force in a "threatening manner." It identified hitting two of the three militants in the group. The clash underscored the fragility of a week-old truce that ended 34 days of fighting. Israel is keeping troops in southern Lebanon until Lebanese troops and U.N. peacekeepers take up positions.
  • Israel Says It Has Captured Guerrillas (Baalbek)

    08/01/2006 8:26:51 PM PDT · by blam · 65 replies · 1,837+ views
    The Guardian (UK) ^ | 8-2-2006 | Hussein Dakroub
    Israel Says It Has Captured Guerrillas Wednesday August 2, 2006 4:01 AM By HUSSEIN DAKROUB Associated Press Writer BEIRUT, Lebanon (AP) - Israel poured up to 10,000 armored troops into south Lebanon Tuesday, and separately dropped helicopter-borne commandos deep into the eastern Bekaa Valley where they raided a Hezbollah-run hospital and fought pitched battles with guerrillas, in a major escalation of the three-week-old war. After the raid on the ancient city of Baalbek ended, the Israeli military said it had captured some guerrillas and hit others. The military statement said all its soldiers returned unharmed to their base, but gave...
  • Iranian Volunteers Set Off For Lebanon

    07/27/2006 9:59:32 PM PDT · by gleeaikin · 36 replies · 1,139+ views
    The Examiner , Washington ^ | July 27, 2006 | Examiner wires
    Tehran, Iran--Surrounded by yellow Hezbollah flags, more than 60 Iranian volunteers set off Wednesday to join what they called a holy war against Israeli forces in Lebanon. The group--ranging from teenagers to grandfathers--plans to join about 200 other volunteers on the way to the Turkish border, which they hope to cross Thursday. They plan to reach Lebanon via Syria over the weekend. Iran says it will not send regular forces to aid Hezbollah, but apparently it will not attempt to stop volunteer guerrillas. Iran and Syria are Hezbollah's main sponsors. Organizers said the volunteers were not carrying weapons, and it...
  • Colombian guerrillas kidnap 5 environmentalists

    07/23/2006 10:52:25 AM PDT · by Kitten Festival · 21 replies · 612+ views
    Agencia EFE ^ | 23 July 2006 | Staff
    Bogota, Jul 23 (EFE).- Five members of Conservation International and a cameraman working for the environmental organization were kidnapped in northern Colombia by suspected members of the National Liberation Army, or ELN, guerrilla group, Colombian media reported. The group was caught by surprise by ELN fighters in the hamlet of La Paz, which is close to Sincelejo, the capital of Cesar province, some 1,000 kilometers (621 miles) from Bogota, according to radio and television reports. The environmentalists had left Sincelejo last week and were working on a project to protect sections of the Serrania del Perija, a mountain range rich...
  • In Colombia, peace proves elusive

    07/22/2006 12:04:02 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 4 replies · 311+ views
    Boston Globe ^ | July 22, 2006 | Indira A.R. Lakshmanan
    BOGOTÁ -- The beheading of more than a dozen woodcutters last week was the latest of several recent attacks by Colombia's leftist guerrillas to exploit the power vacuum left by the demobilization of 32,000 right-wing militiamen -- and a signal that peace will not come easily to besieged rural areas. The bloodshed at Riosucio bore the hallmarks of the four-decades -long war waged by the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, or FARC, in neglected regions lacking state services or security. Giovanny Ramírez was chopping wood in the mountains of northwestern Colombia last week when a group of rebels emerged from...
  • Vladimir Villegas: Chávez’s Chess Piece in Mexico

    11/19/2005 12:04:45 PM PST · by Kitten Festival · 5 replies · 971+ views
    El Universal (Mexico), translated by VCrisis ^ | Nov. 19, 2005 | Raúl Tortolero
    The Embassy of Venezuela in Mexico has been shown, by very different sectors in that country and in Mexico, to be an instrument of the ideological propaganda and political expansion of the personal interests of Hugo Chávez. Observations of interventionism include giving electoral support to the PRD [Democratic Revolutionary Party of Mexico], even "espionage," as well as a presumed importation of high caliber weapons and contacts with the FARC, ETA and Al Qaeda. Mexico City | Tuesday, 15 November 2005 | Vladimir Villegas is a person of Euro-African heritage showing a good sense of humor and charisma. Tall, robust, sporting...
  • Hundreds of Muslim rebels abandon two camps amid army offensive against Abu Sayyaf

    07/24/2005 8:24:40 PM PDT · by freepatriot32 · 17 replies · 902+ views ^ | 07/24 | ap
    MANILA (AP) - About 500 Muslim rebels have withdrawn from two Mindanao strongholds to let government forces launch an offensive against another Muslim group -- the al-Qaida-linked Abu Sayyaf, a rebel spokesman said Sunday. The Moro Islamic Liberation Front guerrillas, nearly 300 of whom were armed, withdrew from Talayan and Guindolongan Thursday to allow the jungle offensive to go ahead and avoid accidental clashes with government troops, rebel spokesman Eid Kabalu said. The guerrillas plan to return to their camps Monday unless the military asks for an extension, Kabalu said.
  • Senior Taliban official: Afghan freeze curtails operations of guerrillas (global cooling update?)

    02/20/2005 5:35:48 AM PST · by Libloather · 8 replies · 498+ views
    Yahoo News ^ | 2/20/05
    Afghan freeze curtails operations of guerrillas, senior Taliban official says Sunday February 20, 6:19 PM Taliban attacks on American and Afghan troops have eased only because of harsh winter weather and will intensify with the thaw, a senior rebel leader said Sunday, even as a group of former Taliban embraced a U.S.-backed reconciliation drive. "Bad weather is the reason for the reduction in attacks. We will step up attacks as the weather changes," Mullah Obaidullah Akhund told The Associated Press. "The Taliban movement is active under the leadership of Mullah Mohammad Omar. And Taliban will fight till the last Talib...
  • Ex-Leader's Daughter Mourned in Paraguay

    02/18/2005 9:22:27 PM PST · by Kitten Festival · 7 replies · 725+ views
    Associated Press ^ | Feb. 18, 2005 | PEDRO SERVIN
    ASUNCION, Paraguay - Thousands of Paraguayans chanting "Justice! Justice!" crowded a cemetery Friday to say farewell to former President Raul Cubas's daughter, who was found dead this week after being kidnapped five months ago. AP Photo Reuters Slideshow: Daughter of Former Paraguayan President Found Dead Hundreds more lined streets of the capital, reaching out to touch the hearse carrying the body of Cecilia Cubas. Police on motorcycles led the funeral cortege. Her father, president from August 1998 to March 1999, was driven from power by deadly street riots and turmoil set off by the assassination of his vice president.
  • Minister admits to Guerrilla "Globalization"

    02/16/2005 5:47:46 PM PST · by marron · 8 replies · 584+ views
    Bogotá. The supposed assistance given by Colombian guerrillas to the kidnappers of the daughter of the Paraguayan ex-president is further proof of the international tentacles of the rebels who finance themselves through criminal activities, said Colombia’s Minister of Defense, Jorge Alberto Uribe. "This only confirms the fact that Colombian narcoterrorist groups are not merely Colombians, they have roots and presence in every country", warned Uribe, who was visiting Holland, according to AP. "I was just with the people at Europol – the European police- and I saw four or five cases which involved people from these groups, especially" from the...
  • War possible in the next few years

    01/25/2005 11:11:54 AM PST · by Kitten Festival · 21 replies · 1,551+ views
    Firmas Press ^ | Jan. 25, 2005 | Carlos Alberto Montaner
    Latin American war could possibly break out in the next few years. Unlike what happened in the 20th century when all confrontations were caused by border disputes, this time the war could be a bloody, multinational conflict triggered by ideological reasons. All symptoms indicate that behind that likely disaster will be the irresponsible behavior of Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez, a quixotic firebrand who is intent in reconstructing the continent according to his revolutionary fantasies. .... Venezuela has replaced Cuba as the headquarters of the violent left. A few weeks ago, a former Peruvian Army officer, Antauro Humala, after proclaiming himself...
  • Damaging evidence of FARC - Venezuela's Chavez link

    01/23/2005 9:12:23 AM PST · by Kitten Festival · 12 replies · 765+ views
    VCrisis ^ | Jan. 23, 2005 | Aleksander Boyd
    London 23.01.05 | Yesterday morning I listened to what appears to be a VHF communication, although it has been reported as a telephone conversation, between FARC leaders Juan Santrich and Jorge Tivieras. Radio Caracol of Colombia reports that Tivieras is thought to be the international liaison chief of a guerrilla front with seat in Caracas, Venezuela's capital. Tivieras gives account to Santrich about 41 credentials that he has obtained for an equal number of guerrilla members to assist and participate in the officialy sponsored Bolivarian congress held in Caracas on December 6-9 2004. Furthermore Tivieras states that he is in...
  • Che Guevara Emblem of Hemispheric Terrorism

    01/22/2005 11:53:16 PM PST · by Kitten Festival · 293+ views
    Babalu Blog ^ | Jan. 22, 2005 | A.M. Mora y Leon
    Che Guevara is more than just a sleazy tee shirt on an aging leftwinger's food-dribbled chest. Che Guevara is a live emblem of hemispheric terror, kidnapping and murder. And not just in the 1960s but happening right now. Today! The news, still in only Spanish, has just come out this afternoon. Colombia's government just released a tape proving, without a shadow of a doubt, that filthy Marxist narcoterrorist FARC and ELN guerrillas are operating a string of working terrorist camps inside Venezuela. And not just inside Venezuela in the way we thought they were, as Hugo Chavez-hosted recreational guerrilla spas,...
  • Venezuela's Chavez at a crossroads: Will he blink or charge ahead?

    01/22/2005 10:57:30 PM PST · by Kitten Festival · 11 replies · 633+ views
    The Devil's Excrement (Venezuela) ^ | Jan. 23, 2005 | Miguel Octavio
    ... Zeta's Editor Rafael Poleo says that Chavez’ main problem ... may be that he has so many crises burning simultaneously, that he has no time to worry about ... running the state. Poleo is right and he is wrong. He is right because even if Chavez is really the night owl that he is supposed ... it will be hard for him to juggle all ... he is trying to handle today. He has conflicts about land interventions, company confiscations, the image of hero Danilo Anderson being destroyed, and now the Granda affair. But Poleo is also wrong because...
  • Intelligence report reveals Venezuelan frontier overrun by ELN, FARC and ELP guerrillas

    01/22/2005 5:35:25 PM PST · by Kitten Festival · 10 replies · 626+ views
    Venezuela Today ^ | Jan. 22, 2005 | Editor
    Should Chávez Be on the List Of Terrorism Sponsors? Recording reveals 100 FARC guerillas in Caracas for Chávez event. DISIP (Intelligence) report reveals Venezuelan frontier overrun by ELN, FARC and ELP guerrillas.
  • Breaking News: Colombian-supplied tape reveals up to 100 FARC guerrillas at event in Caracas

    01/22/2005 3:14:44 PM PST · by Kitten Festival · 4 replies · 385+ views
    A dialogue between two important members of the FARC (Colombian revolutionary Armed Forces), appears to be among the evidence submitted by the Colombian authorities to the Venezuelan Government according to Colombia’s Radio Caracol. Here is the translation of the only written report I have seen on the issue, which suggests that more than one hundred members of the FARC guerillas were in Caracas in early December for the II People’s Bolivarian Congress, financed and organized by the Chavez Government.. I had talked to two reporters who had mentioned this to me, but said they could not talk about it and...