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Pakistani blogger hopes Malaysian Flight 370 is in fact on the ground in her country

Pakistani blogger hopes Malaysian Flight 370 is in fact on the ground in her country

Speculations that MH370 had been hijacked to Pakistan hardly surprised me. Lieutenant General Thomas McInerney appeared on Fox News to explain how he believed the missing airplane could’ve landed ‘safely’ and ‘intact’ in Pakistan to be used for terrorism in the future. … I wasn’t bothered because I, like most of my country-men, have become […]

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Being nice can cause a war

Being nice can cause a war

Among former Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld’s many illuminating “rules” is his trenchant observation that “weakness is provocative.” Indeed, the accelerating instability we see worldwide is, in no small measure, a product of the weakness being communicated at every turn by Barack Obama’s administration. Worse yet, the steps the President is taking to weaken America […]

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Challenger in Venezuela sees ‘struggle to break down a wall of evil’

Challenger in Venezuela sees ‘struggle to break down a wall of evil’

Venezuelan opposition candidate Henrique Capriles raised the rhetorical stakes Sunday, casting his campaign against interim president Nicolas Maduro as a spiritual struggle of good versus evil. Mr Capriles, 40, is running against Mr Maduro to succeed the late leftist firebrand Hugo Chavez in April 14 elections. “I feel that this fight… has become a spiritual […]

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2012? No, the world actually ended 20 years ago when U.S. won the Cold War

2012? No, the world actually ended 20 years ago when U.S. won the Cold War

Pravda: The Mayan calendar that many say predicted the end of the world this December of 2012 was a little off.  Actually, it was quite late. In truth, the world ended approximately two decades ago.  Oh, we are still physically here and breathing.  But what are we?  Who are we?  Is this really the  phenomenon […]

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Apocalypse wish: Words as weapons of mass destruction

Apocalypse wish: Words as weapons of mass destruction

On Aug. 10, the deputy speaker of the Palestinian parliament in Gaza, Ahmad Bahr, shouted: “Oh Allah, destroy the Jews and their supporters. Oh Allah, destroy the Americans and their supporters. Oh Allah, count them one by one, and kill them all, without leaving a single one.” Yussuf al-Sharafi, a Hamas member of the Palestinian […]

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‘Over 100 UFOs’ spotted along tense China-India border

‘Over 100 UFOs’ spotted along tense China-India border

NEW DELHI — Adding to the litany of issues besetting neighboring nuclear rivals China and India, ranging from border disputes to the Dalai Lama to trade deficits, is a new one: UFOs. “Over 100 UFOs seen along China border,” said a headline in Tuesday’s Times of India. Indian troops guarding the often-tense 2,100-mile border between […]