Somalia Newslinks 13 January 2013: France's failed commando raid

13 January 2013 williambowles.info

 

France fails to free intelligence agent held in Somalia; Paris sends more …

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PARIS — As France reinforced its intervention forces in Mali with additional aircraft and soldiers, French commandos launched a failed raid on the other side of Africa in a vain attempt to rescue an intelligence officer held captive for 3? years in …

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The Age of the Siege: Sanctions Are An Act Of War by Felicity Arbuthnot

13 January, 2013

“Disengage, avoid, and withhold support from whatever abuses, degrades and humiliates humanity.” (Alice Walker, b: 1944)

“[former Danish PM and Secretary General of NATO] Anders Fogh Rasmussen, Du har blod på dine hænder” ( “You have blood on your hands”), Danish protester, 2003.

The siege of Leningrad is still considered the most lethal siege in world history, a shocking “racially motivated starvation policy”, described as: “an integral part of Nazi policy in the Soviet Union during World War II.”

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VTJP Occupied Palestine and Israel News and Articles 12 January 2013: The hardest thing: Palestinian parents speak of their children killed by Israeli bombings

12 January 2012 — VTJP

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International Middle East Media Center

Palestinian Killed By Israeli Fire In Hebron
IMEMC – Palestinian medical sources reported that a young Palestinian man was shot and killed by Israeli military fire in Hebron, in the southern part of the West Bank. …

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