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Germany’s Social Democrats choose first ever female chair to revamp party

Germany’s Social Democrats choose first ever female chair to revamp party BERLIN (Reuters) – Germany’s Social Democrats (SPD) elected Andrea Nahles as their first ever female chairwoman on Sunday, hoping she can reinvigorate the country’s oldest party after it suffered heavy losses in September’s election. Source:

First they lied about Iraq, now they’re lying about Syria to wage war

First they lied about Iraq, now they’re lying about Syria to wage war Last week self appointed global sheriff the United States and deputy dawgs Britain and France showered more than 100 missiles upon Syria, telling the world they were making our planet safer by punishing Syrian President Bashar al-Assad for gassing his own people…

Training Our Police To Shoot First

Training Our Police To Shoot First As law and order break down, police officers face tough choices. The real cause of unarmed citizens being shot by law enforcement might be both frightening and yet straightforward– local police officers are now actually trained to be paranoid. That’s right, trained to be paranoid. That means in some…

Britain launched first-ever military-style cyber campaign against ISIS, says spy chief

Britain launched first-ever military-style cyber campaign against ISIS, says spy chief For the first time in its history, the United Kingdom has launched its first-ever military-style cyber campaign against an adversary, according to the director of the country’s primary cyber security agency. The target of the campaign was the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria…

Former US First Lady Barbara Bush dies at 92

Former US First Lady Barbara Bush dies at 92 Barbara Bush, the former US first lady and literacy campaigner, has died at the age of 92.  She was the matriarchal figure of a political dynasty that included two presidents – her husband George HW Bush and son George W Bush. Source: Former US First Lady…

First Western Journalist In Syrian Hospital Which Treated “Chemical Weapons” Victims Explains What REALLY Happened

First Western Journalist In Syrian Hospital Which Treated “Chemical Weapons” Victims Explains What REALLY Happened In the following 1-minute clip, award-winning journalist Robert Fisk – writer for Britain’s Independent for almost 30 years – explains that the video of victims struggling to breathe are real, but that they have nothing to do with a chemical…

The U.K. reveals its first ever major cyber attack was conducted against ISIL last year

The U.K. reveals its first ever major cyber attack was conducted against ISIL last year (Bloomberg) — Britain carried out its first major cyber attack in 2017, disrupting ISIL’s communications and propaganda infrastructure for much of the year, one of Britain’s intelligence chiefs has revealed. Jeremy Fleming, the director of GCHQ, which is better known…

Air Force May Approve Enlisted Pilots for First Time in 75 Years | Military.com

Air Force May Approve Enlisted Pilots for First Time in 75 Years | Military.com It has been decades since enlisted airmen had the chance to sit in the cockpit. But as the Air Force faces the greatest pilot shortages since its inception, service leaders are contemplating a return to a model that includes enlisted pilots.…

Robots replace soldiers in first breaching exercise of its kind – News

Robots replace soldiers in first breaching exercise of its kind – News GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — Humans took a backseat during a base exercise on Friday in which robots cleared obstacles for manned tanks and fighting vehicles. U.S. and British troops participated in the Robotic Complex Breach Concept demonstration, during which several remote-controlled vehicles performed a…