Pakistan to execute 500 convicted terrorists

Pakistan to execute 500 convicted terrorists 
DEBKAfile December 22, 2014, 3:20 PM (IDT)

After the deadliest terror attack in Pakistan history -133 children and nine staff were massacred in a Peshawar school last week – Pakistan lifted the moratorium on the death penalty for terrorist crimes. Six Taliban terrorists have been hanged since Friday. Another 500 executions of formerly convicted terrorists are [...] Continue Reading…

Five Sinai Islamists killed in first encounter in Egypt’s Nile Delta

Five Sinai Islamists killed in first encounter in Egypt’s Nile Delta 
DEBKAfile December 22, 2014, 2:36 PM (IDT)

Egyptian police Sunday raided a farm in the Nile Delta province of Sharqiya northeast of Cairo, where a cell of the Ansar Bayt al-Magdis was discovered for the first time far from its Sinai base. Five were killed in a clash with the police, [...] Continue Reading…

Israeli denies drone shot down in Syria

Israeli denies drone shot down in Syria 
DEBKAfile December 22, 2014, 9:37 AM (IDT)

Syria said on Sunday that an Israeli drone had been brought down in the province of Quneitra near the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights. State media said the drone was flying above the village of Hadar when it was downed. Israel flatly denied the report Monday.


Attached is Dr. Bruce Bechtol’s latest published research on North Korean Proliferation.

He currently teaches at San Angelo State University and is a Koren Peninsula subject matter expert.

Bruce E. Bechtol Jr., “Military Proliferation in the Kim Jong-un Era: The Impact on Human Rights in North Korea,” International Journal of Korean Studies, Vol. XVIII, No 1, (Spring 2014): 91-115.

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Maui County Veterans Newsletter – 11/30/14 – OAHU FYI

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Maui County Veterans Council Newsletter – November 18, 2014

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Naval Hospital, Danang Vietnam, 1968


This film clip, which was done in August 1968. It captures activities at the Navy hospital in Da Nang, South Vietnam at the height of combat operations during the war. Be forewarned � the filming done in the operating rooms is graphic and the accompanying voice-over narrative is both riveting [...] Continue Reading…