Month: June 2014

Revoking Australin citizenship as a deterrent is not the way to go

Peter Adamis 24 June 2014.    Revoking citizenship.                    While every Australian government on both sides of the political fence is bond and  tasked with the responsibility of the security and well being of its citizens, revoking and/or cancelling an Australian citizens passport is not the way to go. A copy of the complete article may…

Iraqis prepare for life and death struggle against ISIS

LOVEDAY MORRIS AND KAREN DEYOUNG 22 June 2014.   A life and death struggle is going on in Iraq at the moment. No one knows what the outcome will be.  In Baghdad, the Iraqi military facing ‘psychological collapse’ after losses, desertions. After militantsfrom the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria took Mosul and other Iraqi cities, the government issued…

EURO zone debt web and glossary

18 November 2011  The circle above shows the gross external, or foreign, debt of some of the main players in the euro zone as well as other big world economies. The colours attributed to countries are a rough guide to how much trouble each economy is in. The complete document may be downloaded by clicking…

Who dares wins influence in the Middle East

Peter Adamis 22 June 2014.   The stakes are high, resources, influence, access to a range of commodities that will have far reaching effects for many years to come. A copy of the complete article am be downloaded by clicking on: WHO DARES WINS INFLUENCE IN THE MIDDLE EAST – EAST OR WEST Some say this a…

Can the Western world survive under Islam

Peter Adamis  19 June 2014.   Despite the victories and successes of Western nations against the Islamic force across the world, it is becoming evident that the West is losing the war against Islam and its adherents.  It has been costly in manpower, material and exhausted the political will of the west to the point where…

The paradox and irony of Iraq

Peter Adamis 19 June 2014 For the past 35 years or so the West taking its cue from the USA have been viewing Iran as an evil and uncooperative sovereign country that was bent of the spreading of terrorism and destruction on the world.  Now it’s being revealed that there have been negotiations going on…

Australian Defence Force leaks, whistle blowers and abuse

Peter Adamis 17 June 2014.   For the past few years the Australian Defence Force has been rocked by allegations of abuse, harassment, intimidation and abuse of power. Such allegations in the past were always handled effectively internally by the military and there is sufficient evidence both factual and anecdotal to support the military practices and…

Thailand military coup update

THAI DISPATCHES  Barry Petersen MC JP 17 June2014 Barry Petersen reporting from Bangkok has lived in Thailand since December 1992 and has a good  grasp of Thai politics and the  wealth disparity which exists in the country.   That wealth disparity was cleverly used by Thaksin, one of the wealthiest men in the country, to gain the…

ISIS is not the true path of the prophet  

Will the real ISIS stand up.   Peter Adamis 16 June 2014.   When the acronym ISIS first flashed across my screen I immediately thought of that ancient  Egyptian Goddess  and could not fathom why the name could be synonymous with Islam.  However upon further investigation the modern acronym of ISIS was tied in with terror…

ISIS Rebels in Iraq fast strike years in the making

TIM ARANGO, KAREEM FAHIM and BEN HUBBARD  JUNE 14, 2014  The New York Times.   An image posted on a militant website in January showed fighters in Raqqa, Syria.CreditMilitant Website, via Associated Press.   A copy of the article may be downloaded by licking on: Rebels fast strike in Iraq was years in the making ERBIL, Iraq — When…