Day: April 20, 2014

The Middle East we must confront in the future will be a Mafiastan ruled by money In Iraq, mafiosi already run almost the entire oil output of the south of the country

by Robert Fisk, The Independent Saudi Arabia is giving $3bn – yes, £2bn, and now let’s have done with exchange rates – to the Pakistani government of Nawaz Sharif. But what is it for? Pakistani journalists have been told not to ask this question. Then, when they persisted, they were […]

Suffer the children

by SYED FAKHAR KAKAKHEL DAWN “Amrikay jasees day,” (It’s an American spy) they shouted in the typical Waziri dialect as they gathered to witness the execution of a US spy said to be responsible for finding targets for drone attacks. Five children, their faces covered, sticks in their hands, drag […]

How the West Gassed Thousands to Death in Damascus

By Tony Cartalucci Global Research, April 19, 2014 New Eastern Outlook The bombshell report by Pulitzer Prize-winning veteran journalist Seymour Hersh titled, “The Red Line and the Rat Line,” contains many shocking revelations for those following the West’s version of reality regarding the Syrian conflict. It particularly sheds new light […]

Origins of English phrases

There is an old Hotel / Pub in Marble Arch, London which used to have gallows adjacent.    Prisoners were taken to the gallows (after a fair trial of course) to be hung.    The horse drawn dray, carting the prisoner was accompanied by an armed guard, who would stop […]