Suicide bombers kill 20, wound 50 in Afghanistan
"A team of suicide bombers shot their way into the compound of a road construction company in eastern Afghanistan and detonated a truck loaded with explosives, killing 20 people and wounding about 50, the Afghan government said Monday."
Violence in Afghanistan has spiraled in the past year, with Taliban-led militants stepping up their fight against the Afghan government and its Western backers
"as Kabul prepares to take over responsibility for security gradually from foreign forces."
A spate of unrelated attacks around Iraq killed 13 people
"Including seven in the northern city of Mosul and four during a jewellery heist in Baghdad, police and other source, a source at Al-Mosul hospital confirmed that the bodies of six women and a man had been received. He said the women were aged between 20 and 40.
Mosul’s Nineveh province is home to armed Islamic groups, some related to Al-Qaeda."
Notice the growth of the office to the estate of the little horn and the coagulation of the horns
“Iran's enemies have been trying to show their anger for 30 years but they have failed because of the Iranian nation's resolve”
Ayatollah Khamenei said in the southern city of Asalouyeh on Monday.
"for a country, the most important thing which can be a major flourishing and progress is production."
Iran discovered 13 new oil and gas fields with in-place reserves of 14 billion barrels of oil and 45 trillion cubic feet of natural gas between August 2009 and August 2010, according to the Iranian Oil Ministry."
Turkish PM in Iraq to boost neighbourly ties
"Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan arrived Monday in Baghdad on a visit aimed at boosting political and economic ties between the two neighbours, state television said.
The Turkish leader, who heads a large business delegation, is on a two-day visit to Iraq, his first since October 2009, television reported."
Because the shadows along with the extensions will expand "even unto the Hemisphere and boarders of the decedents of Jacob"
Ugly American Strategy: The Growing U.S. Security Presence in Mexico
"There have been numerous media accounts about the use of Predator drones in Afghanistan and Pakistan—and occasionally in such places as Yemen. But we now find that those deadly unmanned aerial vehicles have also been present in the skies over Mexico for the past two years.
It is bad enough that the American people were unaware of that fact, but much worse is that the Mexican people and the Mexican Congress were not told.
When the story broke earlier this month that the Predator drones were flying over Mexican territory in an effort to locate suspected drug traffickers and track their movements, the reaction in Mexico was swift and largely unfavorable.
What upset critics in Mexico’s legislature and much of the news media was that those drones had been operating without anyone outside the Calderon administration being informed.
Foreign Relations Secretary Patricia Espinosa rushed to quiet the brewing storm, insisting in a hastily called meeting with senators that Mexico’s sovereignty had not been compromised.
There wasn’t much evidence of Mexican government control or even influence regarding the use of the drones, however. It appeared to be a totally U.S.-directed operation.
Furthermore, the Predators seemed to be merely one component of a rapidly increasing U.S. presence in Mexico"
Al-Qaeda Grows in Yemen
"Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula—arguably the most immediate threat to U.S. interests of all the al-Qaeda affiliates—takes sanctuary in this fragile country. A downward spiral following the collapse of Yemen’s government would only make matters worse for the United States.
Al-Qaeda is already taking advantage of the unstable situation. Its fighters have increased attacks on Yemeni security forces and checkpoints.
With the regime looking increasingly fragile, the fear is that the frequency and the magnitude of these attacks will escalate. And as the regime is more distracted with this political crisis,
al-Qaeda has more space to plan and launch operations.
The next government will likely be more responsive to the Yemeni people.
There is already a significant dislike of American policy in Yemen and US counter-terrorism operations are deeply unpopular."
Do not believe not the deceiving lies of those who have been turn over to believe a lie, rather know the truth that you may see the ways of God
"Japan is unable to focus on recovery. On Monday morning, Miyagi prefecture, the worst hit, was shaken by a 6.5 magnitude offshore earthquake"
Shintaro Matsumoto, an official at Japan's Nuclear and Industrial Safety Agency, said this was the highest figure measured in the six-reactor unit since it lost vital cooling functions following the March 11 earthquake and tsunami. Hidehiko Nishiyama, a spokesman for the Agency said, "There is a strong possibility that the water is from the reactor core." Japanese authorities have extended the evacuation zone around the crippled plant from a 20- to 30-km radius."
"Officials of the Tokyo Electric Power Co., which owns the facility, also said that tests last week found trace levels of plutonium in soil outside the plant, an indication that the containment vessel of reactor No. 3, the only one that is fueled with plutonium, may have been breached"
Plutonium is highly carcinogenic if breathed in or ingested. Company officials said the element was found in samples at five separate sites on the grounds of the facility, suggesting that contaminated water from reactor No. 3 had seeped into the soil. No. 3 is fueled with a mixture of plutonium and uranium.
Engineers said the level of radioactivity in the water was 1 sievert per hour. A 30-minute exposure to that level would trigger nausea and potential hair loss; a 4-hour exposure would probably be lethal within a month."
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The Myth of Sunni Power
"The population of the Muslim countries east of Egypt through the Persian Gulf—Lebanon (40% Shia), Syria (15%), Jordan (2%), Yemen (45%), Saudi Arabia (10%), Iraq (63%), Kuwait (30%), Iran (93%), Oman (2%), UAE (15%), Qatar (5%) and Bahrain (70%)—totals about 190 million. Although there are different sects within Shia Islam, the indisputable number of Shia in Iran and Iraq total about 86 million, or over 45% of the region’s total population; conservative estimates for the Shia in the remaining countries bring the total number of Shia to 106 million or 56% of the region’s population.
In short, the Shia are the majority in the area that might be considered the "heart" of the Middle East, including all the countries of the Persian Gulf, the Arabian Peninsula and the Levant, and the area that holds the region’s vast oil and natural gas reserves."
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