• HW Bush Disses Cheney and Rumsfeld

    Former President George H.W. Bush takes jabs at ex-Vice President Dick Cheney and Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld in a new biography scheduled for release. Fox News, which obtained an advance copy of “Destiny and Power: The American Odyssey of George Herbert Walker Bush,” reported that Bush wasn’t entirely pleased with the policies the two promoted. “I don’t know, he just became very hard-line and very different from the Dick Cheney I knew and worked with,” Bush told author Jon Meacham… – The Blaze

  • Six Things you Need to Know about Piracy

    As of October 2015, the High Risk Area (HRA) in East Africa has been reduced in size, with the Eastern limit shrinking from 078ºE to 065ºE. However, the old HRA zone is still a “voluntary reporting area” and vessels still need to proceed with caution. The message from maritime security companies currently is: do not let your guard down if travelling in the famously dangerous waters off Somalia, because the risk of piracy hasn’t been stamped out. – Boat International

  • Canadian killed while fighting ISIS with the Kurdish YPG

    A Canadian veteran who died fighting Islamic State militants in Syria has been identified. John Gallagher, 32, was killed during a mission to take back a village from ISIS. He had once served in Bosnia under the Canadian Armed Forces and left the military in 2005. Gallagher’s recent Facebook posts had shown him posing with a rifle in fatigues and offered intermittent updates on his movements through Syria. “Just a quick update everyone,” said one message posted Friday. “Things are great, I’m with a merry crew of savage individuals spoiling for a fight, and with any luck we’ll gey (sic) our wish soon. I love you all, stay safe, and I’ll see you all when I get home.” – CTV News

  • State Dept. releases more of Hillary Clinton’s emails

    Clinton Emails(October) – US Department of State

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