Ramadan draws to a close with violence escalating in Iraq, military assets poised in the Persian Gulf and eastern Mediterranean, with Russia and China positioning troops in Lebanon. All the powder keg needs is a spark.
Meanwhile, government officials in the U.S. are asking for new restrictions on travel and Internet use, all in the interest of tracking terrorists (or pedophiles). The prospect of asking government permission to travel out of the country is a huge change but it isn’t getting any attention from the media. Surprise, surprise.
- Military buildup off the coast of Iran
- The March to War: Naval build-up in the Persian Gulf and the Eastern Mediterranean
- New class of silent subs worries Pentagon
- Scientists create partial cloak of invisibility
- Italy selling advanced missiles to Lebanon
- Researcher: Temple treasure is in West Bank
- Laura Mansfield’s website
Her new book is worth reading: The United States of Islam
- Spain publishes primer on Islam for 6-year-olds in public schools
- NORTHCOM has new component: USARNORTH
This is the posse comitatus command
- Chertoff: Internet is terrorist training ground
- FBI director wants ISPs to track all Internet use
- Permission to leave the country?
- Russia deporting Georgians
- Scientology sets up house in the City of London
- Mitt Romney defends plan to form network of Mormon supporters