Tuesday, November 11, 2008
World News Updates
Tuesday Nov. 11, 2008
Olmert: We must cede parts of Jerusalem
Prime Minister Ehud Olmert on Monday used a Jerusalem memorial ceremony for former prime minister Yitzhak Rabin to reiterate that Israel must be willing to cede parts of the capital.
Civilian National Security Force
So Obama wants to quit relying on the U.S. military alone to implement U.S. national security objectives. Okay, in contemporary slang, The Captain’s Journal is “down with that.” So he’s going to get the State Department playing on the same side as the military? Er … maybe not.
Georgia congressman warns of Obama dictatorship
A Republican congressman from Georgia said Monday he fears that President-elect Obama will establish a Gestapo-like security force to impose a Marxist or fascist dictatorship.
Emanuel Was Director Of Freddie Mac During Scandal
President-elect Barack Obama's newly appointed chief of staff, Rahm Emanuel, served on the board of directors of the federal mortgage firm Freddie Mac at a time when scandal was brewing at the troubled agency and the board failed to spot "red flags," according to government reports reviewed by ABCNews.com.
Army Working on 'Ghost' Soldiers, Mind-Controlled Guns
The U.S. Army's working on all of these concepts, according to a report on Military.com, a private military-oriented Web site.
The Brave New World Order: Movie Synchronicity 7: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Illuminatus?
......Arnold Schwarzenegger has a strange propensity for starring in movies that have the distinct aroma of Illuminati conspiracy theory elements.
Farrakhan says Obama draws a 'oneness of spirit'
After months of silence about his support for Barack Obama, Nation of Islam Minister Louis Farrakhan said in an address Sunday that the new president-elect has a God-given capacity to handle any burdens he'll face as the nation's leader.
Secret order lets U.S. raid Al Qaeda around the world
The United States military since 2004 has used broad, secret authority to carry out nearly a dozen previously undisclosed attacks against Al Qaeda and other militants in Syria, Pakistan and elsewhere, according to senior American officials.
UK's Brown: Now is the time to build global society
The international financial crisis has given world leaders a unique opportunity to create a truly global society, Britain's Prime Minister Gordon Brown will say in a keynote foreign policy speech on Monday.
Many gather to ponder end of Maya days
Reporting from San Francisco -- Hundreds of people gathered near the Golden Gate Bridge over the weekend to ponder the enigmatic date of Dec. 21, 2012, the last day of the ancient Maya calendar and the focus of many end-of-the-world predictions.
Black Pope could follow Barack Obama's election, says US archbishop
The election of Barack Obama as the first African-American US President could pave the way for the election of the first black Pope, according to a leading black American Catholic.