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  • Iraq conflict: Kurdish Peshmerga 'given deadline' in Kirkuk

    10/14/2017 12:46:06 PM PDT · by Texas Fossil · 24 replies
    BBC ^ | 14 October 2017 | none stated
    Kurdish Peshmerga fighters say Iraq's central government has ordered them to surrender key military positions in the disputed city of Kirkuk within hours. They were given a deadline of 02:00 on Sunday (23:00 GMT on Saturday) to quit military facilities and oil fields. Brief clashes also erupted between Kurdish forces and (Iranian) Shia militia backing the Iraqi government.
  • Pentagon Ordered to Address ‘Climate Change’

    01/19/2016 11:49:59 AM PST · by Enlightened1 · 50 replies
    Washington Free Beacon ^ | 01/19/16 | Adam Kredo
    All military branches required to 'address the impacts of climate change' A new directive issued by Pentagon leaders mandates that the agency work to "assess and manage risks associated with the impacts of climate change," according to a copy of the Jan. 14 directive issued by Deputy Secretary of Defense Robert Work. As the Obama administration focuses on a larger effort to push its climate change agenda, the Pentagon will now "address the impacts of climate change." This includes engaging in "deliberate preparation, close cooperation, and coordinated planning" to "improve climate preparedness and resilience," according to the directive. The partnership...
  • Email Shows Gov. Nixon Ordered National Guard OUT OF FERGUSON Before Riots & Destruction

    01/22/2015 10:57:48 AM PST · by Enlightened1 · 31 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | 01/22/15 | Jim Hoft
    Protesters and Looters Burn Business District to the Ground— And the National Guard was nowhere in sight. Now we know why… And top state Democratic leaders all knew about this. Governor Jay Nixon (D-MO) ordered the National Guard out of Ferguson before the verdict was announced. And….. TOP MISSOURI DEMOCRATIC LEADERS including Claire McCaskill, Lacy Clay, Chris Koster, Mayor Francis Slay and St. Louis County Executive Charlie Dooley all knew about this order.
  • 74% of U.S. Afghan Casualties Came After Obama Ordered Troops Increased

    01/09/2014 3:47:35 PM PST · by Nachum · 28 replies
    cns news ^ | 1/9/14 | Ali Meyer
    ( - Seventy-four percent of the U.S. military personnel who have given their lives serving in the Afghan War died after Feb. 17, 2009, when President Barack Obama announced his first increase in the number of U.S. troops deployed in Afghanistan, according to’s database of U.S. casualties in the war. In the more than twelve years that have passed since U.S. troops first entered Afghanistan with the aim of removing al Qaeda from its sanctuary there, 2,162 U.S. service personnel have given their lives in and around Afghanistan in support of U.S. military activities in that country. 1,593 of...
  • White House confirms Obama ordered African raids

    10/07/2013 7:53:26 PM PDT · by Nachum · 36 replies
    Wahington Times ^ | 10/7/13 | Dave Boyer
    President Obama ordered the weekend raids that captured a top al Qaeda operative in Libya and failed to capture a senior leader of the al-Shabab terrorist network in Somalia, the White House said Monday. Presidential press secretary Jay Carney said the Libya raid, in which U.S. agents seized Abu Anas al-Libi, were carried out under authorization granted by Congress in 2001. It was a “rendition” of the kind that Mr. Obama railed against when he was a candidate for president. “This operation was made possible by the superb work and coordination across our national security agencies and the intelligence
  • Pentagon: Most Furloughed Civilians Ordered Back

    10/05/2013 11:25:04 AM PDT · by Innovative · 25 replies
    ABC News ^ | Oct 5, 2013 | ROBERT BURNS /AP
    The Pentagon is ordering most of its approximately 400,000 furloughed civilian employees back to work. The decision by Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel is based on a Pentagon legal interpretation of a law called the Pay Our Military Act. That measure was passed by Congress and signed by President Barack Obama shortly before the partial government shutdown began Tuesday. The law ensured that members of the military, who have remained at work throughout the shutdown, would be paid on time. It also left room for the Pentagon to keep on the job those civilians who provide support to the military.
  • Bombshell: Clinton Ordered More Security, Obama Denied Request

    10/25/2012 9:58:14 AM PDT · by Nachum · 129 replies
    News Ninja ^ | 10/25/12 | staff
    Secretary of State Hillary Clinton ordered additional security for the U.S. mission in Benghaziahead of the terrorist attack but the orders were never carried out, according to “legal counsel” to Clinton who spoke to best-selling author Ed Klein. Those same sources also say former President Bill Clinton has been “urging” his wife to release official State Department documents that prove she called for additional security at the compound in Libya, which would almost certainly result in President Obama losing the election.
  • Secret Report Ordered by Obama Identified Potential Uprisings

    02/16/2011 7:40:42 PM PST · by Nachum · 111 replies
    NYT ^ | 2/16/11 | Mark Landler
    WASHINGTON — President Obama ordered his advisers last August to produce a secret report on unrest in the Arab world, which concluded that without sweeping political changes, countries from Bahrain to Yemen were ripe for popular revolt, administration officials said Wednesday. Mr. Obama’s order, known as a Presidential Study Directive, identified likely flashpoints, most notably Egypt, and solicited proposals for how the administration could push for political change in countries with autocratic rulers who are also valuable allies of the United States, these officials said.
  • Chechen rebel leader claims he ordered attack on Moscow subway

    03/31/2010 11:28:07 PM PDT · by Nachum · 10 replies · 438+ views
    cnn ^ | 3/31/10 | staff
    (CNN) -- Chechen rebel leader Dokku Umarov claimed that he personally gave orders to attack the Moscow subway this week, according to a Chechen rebel Web site. Kavkaz Center, a Web site that regularly carries messages from the rebels, released a video in which Umarov said he was behind the Monday attacks. The attacks were revenge for what Umarov called a "massacre conducted by the Russian occupants against the poorest residents of Chechnya and Ingushetia," the Web site says. According to the site, the video was taped the same day as the attacks.
  • Disarmed Tijuana cops ordered back to work (without firearms, only state and fed. police have them)

    01/06/2007 11:23:26 AM PST · by NormsRevenge · 13 replies · 634+ views
    San Diego Union - Tribune ^ | 1/6/07 | Sandra Dibble and Greg Gross
    TIJUANA – Though stripped of their weapons, the 2,300 members of the local police force were ordered back to work yesterday, and returned to answering calls for help across this sprawling city with assistance from state and federal agencies. For now, the unarmed municipal officers are relying on their armed counterparts to respond to risky situations, according to the city's public safety director, Luis Javier Algorri Franco. But across Tijuana, officers were investigating accidents, directing traffic and responding to a variety of nonviolent situations. President Felipe Calderón's administration ordered the disarming of the entire police force Thursday as part of...
  • Coalition forces capture Abu al-Masri aide; Iraqi police ordered to retrain

    10/05/2006 4:39:31 PM PDT · by SandRat · 14 replies · 625+ views
    BAGHDAD — Coalition forces captured and detained the driver of Abu al-Masri, the leader of al-Qaida in Iraq, during a raid Sept. 28 in here. In other developments, the Ministry of Interior issued a no-notice recall of an Iraqi police brigade, which will be pulled out of service and given corrective retraining. “Based on information from a recently detained al-Qaida in Iraq member, coalition forces on September 28th detained a former driver and personal assistant of Abu al-Masri along with 31 others during a series of raids that were conducted in the Baghdad area specifically targeting al-Qaida in Iraq targets,”...
  • Banned: Police Ordered To Stop Calling Young Tearaways 'Yobs' (UK)

    10/01/2006 4:38:53 PM PDT · by blam · 17 replies · 997+ views
    The Telegraph (UK) ^ | 10-1-2006 | Ben Leapman
    Banned: Police ordered to stop calling young tearaways 'yobs' By Ben Leapman, Home Affairs Correspondent (Filed: 01/10/2006) They are the menacing youths who hang about in gangs, causing trouble. For decades they have been known as "yobs". It has been rare for anybody to have a good word to say about them. But now, it seems, police officers are going to have to find a more "polite" way to describe the nation's troublemakers, because Scotland Yard has banned its officers from using the word "yob", for fear that it might alienate young people. The edict has the backing of Sir...
  • Police In Tehran Ordered To Arrest Women In 'Un-Islamic' Dress

    04/19/2006 7:50:39 PM PDT · by blam · 19 replies · 850+ views
    The Guardian (UK) ^ | 4-20-2006 | Robert Tait
    Police in Tehran ordered to arrest women in 'un-Islamic' dress · Taxi drivers responsible for clothes of passengers· Purge allied with effort to cut viewing of western TV Robert Tait in Tehran Thursday April 20, 2006 The Guardian (UK) Iran's Islamic authorities are preparing a crackdown on women flouting the stringent dress code in the clearest sign yet of social and political repression under President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad. From today police in Tehran will be under orders to arrest women failing to conform to the regime's definition of Islamic morals by wearing loose-fitting hijab, or headscarves, tight jackets and shortened trousers...
  • 'Bin Laden Ordered Me To Topple Government'

    02/16/2006 6:20:21 PM PST · by blam · 13 replies · 868+ views
    The Telegraph (UK) ^ | 2-17-2006 | Nick Squires
    'Bin Laden ordered me to topple government' By Nick Squires in Sydney (Filed: 17/02/2006) Osama bin Laden ordered a Muslim convert to help prepare a terrorist attack to topple the Australian government, Victoria supreme court was told yesterday. Joseph Thomas, 32, a taxi driver who changed his name to Jihad, was told to act as a sleeper agent and spy on military installations, said Nicholas Robinson, prosecuting. The allegations were made on the first day of the trial of the man the media have nicknamed "Jihad Jack". He denies receiving money from al-Qa'eda in 2002 and 2003, providing the terrorist...
  • Air Crew Ordered Not To Wear Crucifixes On Flights To Saudi (UK)

    01/08/2006 8:09:52 PM PST · by blam · 69 replies · 1,944+ views
    The Telegraph (UK) ^ | 1-9-2006 | Matt Barnwell
    Air crew ordered not to wear crucifixes on flights to Saudi By Matt Barnwell (Filed: 09/01/2006) Air crew on the only British airline that flies to Saudi Arabia have been told not to wear crucifixes or St Christopher medals on flights there so as not to offend the country's Muslims. Stewardesses at BMI have also been told to cover themselves in the long abaya robes that Saudi women have to wear in public before they disembark in the capital Riyadh. In some instances, they are also advised to wear a headscarf. The airline insists that the rules are part of...
  • Former Black Panther ordered back to U.S.

    11/25/2005 7:58:24 PM PST · by NormsRevenge · 9 replies · 449+ views
    TORONTO (AP) - A suspected former Black Panther member accused of shooting a Chicago police officer more than 35 years ago was ordered extradited to the United States Friday. Court officials said Joseph Pannell, a former Toronto library worker who spent more than two decades living in Toronto, allegedly shot when he was 19 and a member of the black militant group. After the Toronto court ruling, Pannell's wife and four children stood in protest outside the downtown U.S. Consulate. "We all have bleeding hearts right now, but this is not over," said Pannell's wife, Natercia Coelho. She said they...
  • Release of Cisneros Report Ordered

    10/26/2005 5:23:33 PM PDT · by Libloather · 15 replies · 1,004+ views
    Release of Cisneros Report Ordered Bloomberg News Tuesday, October 25, 2005; Page A11 A federal appeals court ordered the release of a final report yesterday in a decade-long investigation of former Housing and Urban Development secretary Henry G. Cisneros. A three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit said in an order that the time has come for independent counsel David M. Barrett to end the inquiry, which has cost more than $21 million, government records show. **SNIP** The probe continued as Barrett sought to determine whether anyone in the Clinton administration obstructed his investigation of...
  • How Chirac 'Ordered' His Own Secret, Secret Service

    10/05/2005 6:18:26 PM PDT · by blam · 5 replies · 495+ views
    The Telegraph (UK) ^ | 10-6-2005 | Henry Samuel
    How Chirac 'ordered' his own secret, secret service By Henry Samuel in Paris (Filed: 06/10/2005) A former French secret agent has accused President Jacques Chirac of ordering him to run a private secret service to channel ransom money to hostage-takers in Lebanon and Bosnia. Jean-Charles Marchiani, 62, also a former MEP, made the claims at the start of his trial this week for allegedly receiving 1.3 million euros (£880,000) in kickbacks from military contractors. Jacques Chirac Investigators want to know why and how Marchiani amassed several million euros in his Swiss bank accounts. Prosecutors say some of the money came...
  • Tom Sizemore Ordered to Remain in Rehab

    07/23/2005 12:28:29 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 7 replies · 478+ views
    AP on Yahoo ^ | 7/23/05 | AP
    LOS ANGELES - Actor Tom Sizemore was ordered Friday to remain in a live-in drug rehabilitation program until he is sentenced in September for violating his probation on drug charges, his prosecutor said. Sizemore admitted to a series of violations, including falsifying his urine tests by using a prosthetic device and failing to submit to drug testing on eight occasions, said Deputy District Attorney Sean Carney. The actor was nearly a no-show in court, arriving several hours late for Friday's hearing. His attorney, Michael Rovell, said Sizemore had been in the rehabilitation facility since July 11 and requested Thursday that...
  • Schwarzenegger's redistricting measure ordered off ballot

    07/21/2005 5:19:19 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 26 replies · 698+ views
    AP on Bakersfield Californian ^ | 7/21/05 | Steve Lawrence - AP
    SACRAMENTO (AP) - A Superior Court judge on Thursday kicked Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger's redistricting measure off the special election ballot, ruling that supporters violated California's constitution by using two versions of the initiative in the qualifying process. "The differences are not simply typographical errors," Judge Gail Ohanesian said. "They're not merely about the format of the measure. They are not simply technical. Instead they go to the substantive terms of the measure." The proposal, Proposition 77, is one of three initiatives that the Republican governor is supporting in the Nov. 8 special election. It would take the power to draw...