The eco-terrorist organizaton Greenpeace has been blasting business executives for using airplanes to travel to meetings. They contend that airplanes pollute the air too much. Nevertheless, Greenpeace executives continue to globe-trot the world and fly on planes, which are funded by Greenpeace donations.
The Daily Telegraph of London reports that, "One of Greenpeace’s most senior executives commutes 250 miles to work by plane, despite the environmental group’s campaign to curb air travel, it has emerged. Pascal Husting, Greenpeace International’s international programme director, said he began "commuting between Luxembourg and Amsterdam" when he took the job in 2012 and currently made the round trip about twice a month."
Western armies are ill equipped to fight ISIS, the Islamic State of Syria, especially since President Barry Obama and Sen. John McCain (R.-Az.) had earlier funded them to wage a revolution in Syria.
According to the Daily Telegraph of London, "Britain’s armed forces are "not good enough” to deal with the global threat of Jihadis, according to a former head of the military. Lord Richards of Hertsmonceux also called for defence spending to increase as the economy starts to grow again and said that if plans to replace regular troops with part-time reserves must work soon or junked altogether."
Historically, Swiss Banks took tremendous pride in holding the financial secrets of its depositors, but now they are throwing their banking customers under the bus by communicationg with global tax officials.
The BBC News reports that, "India has said it is writing to the Swiss authorities, seeking details of Indians who have parked untaxed wealth in Swiss banks. Finance Minister Arun Jaitley's comments came after reports that Switzerland was sharing with Delhi a list of Indians holding "black money".
The domestic rice consumer market in South Korea is collapsing. South Koreans have fallen away from their love affair with rice.
The Korea Herald reports that, "A continued decline in South Korea’s rice consumption has become a roadblock to extension of the rice quota system. Per capita consumption expected to shrink 1.75 percent on-year to 67.3 kilograms, according to the ministry."
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry hopes to win the 'Politifact Lie of the Year' award for 2014. He is touring the Middle East insisting that the United States has done nothing to spark turmoil in the Middle East.
According to Russia Today, "US Secretary of State John Kerry said Washington is “not responsible” for either the crisis in Libya, or violence in Iraq, where militants of the Al-Qaeda offshoot group ISIS are capturing cities one by one."
Militant Muslim terrorists. the Islamic State of Syria and Levant, have received funding from Saudia Arabia and Qatar. They are considered to be more dangerous than Al Qaeda.
The Voice of Russia reports that, "Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani warned on Sunday that Muslim states which funnel petrodollars to jihadist Sunni fighters wreaking havoc in Iraq will become their next target. Rouhani did not name any country, but officials and media in mainly Shiite Iran have hinted that insurgents from the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) are being financially and militarily supported by Saudi Arabia and Qatar."
Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal, a Republican, is preparing to battle politically correct liberals.
According to Fox News, "Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal on Saturday night accused President Barack Obama and other Democrats of waging wars against religious liberty and education and said that a rebellion is brewing in the U.S. with people ready for "a hostile takeover" of the nation's capital."
First Lady Michelle Obama and her hubby, Barry, are no fans of former First Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. They've nicknamed her, 'Hildabeest,' and describe her as the Wicked Witch of the East from the classic Hollywood film, The Wizard of Oz.
The New York Post reports that, "In his new book, “Blood Feud,” journalist Edward Klein gets inside the dysfunctional, jealous relationship between Bill and Hillary Clinton and Barack and Michelle Obama — and how it could explode in 2016."
Militant Muslim terrorists, calling themselves, the Islamic State of Levant, have proven that deposed Iraq President Saddam Hussein did indeed hold weapons of mass destruction. Islamists have now seize those chemical weapons and are preparing to launch global jihad against the infidel. Meanwhile, President Barry Obama has taken an extended golfcation (golf vacation) at Martha's Vineyard.
Channel NewsAsia, "Sunni radicals in Iraq, who have overrun a swathe of territory north of Baghdad in a lightning offensive, have taken control of one of Saddam Hussein's former chemical weapons factories, a US official said Thursday."
BEIJING: China is boosting its economic and diplomatic clout in Europe.
According to the Voice of Russia, "This week the Chinese prime minister Li Keqiang has been on a trip to Europe. His visit to the UK has been marked by closing a number of deals totaling 28 bln dollars. Besides, according to a joint statement issued during the visit, both sides attach high importance to deepening the China-European Union (EU) strategic partnership. They "support negotiations for an EU-China investment agreement to lift pragmatic cooperation to a new level, and reaffirm their commitment to the long term goal of an ambitious and comprehensive EU China free trade agreement", the statement said."