The LaRouche Plan
The Basement Project
Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky) blasted members of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee Tuesday, as the committee voted to arm elements of the Syrian opposition in a bill co-sponsored by Sen. Robert Menendez (D-N.J.) and Sen. Bob Corker (R-Tenn). "This is an important moment," Paul said, addressing his Senate colleagues. "You will be funding, today, the allies of al Qaeda.
In further comments to the media on May 17, following a meeting in Sochi with U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki Moon and Russian President Vladimir Putin, Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov dismissed Western criticism of Moscow for supplying weapons to Syria's government.
Over the past few months a debate has emerged over whether or not the 2001 Authorization to Use Military Force (AUMF), passed by Congress in the aftermath on Sept. 18, 2001 in the aftermath of the 9/11 attacks, is adequate for how the so-called war on terror is now being waged by the Obama Administration.
On May 9, Rep. Frank Wolf (R-VA) sent a letter to House Speaker John Boehner asking that a vote be scheduled on H.Res. 36, which calls for the creation of a select committee to investigate the terrorist attack in Benghazi and the Obama Administration's response.
Excerpts from the letter follow:
On Monday militiamen reinforced their siege of the Foreign and Justice Ministries in Tripoli. A spokesman said that only 70 percent of their demands had been met. They said they will only leave the ministries when Zeidan leaves office.
Tunisia's government announced on May 17 that it would not allow the Salafist group, Ansar al-Shariah, to hold its annual congress this weekend in the city of Kairouan, citing a threat to public order. Rached Ghannouchi, head of the moderate Islamist ruling party Ennahda, had warned of the coming ban earlier this week.
The Austrian government has issued an official position paper, now circulating among EU member states, in opposition to the British-French proposal for lifting the arms embargo in Syria. Dated May 13, the document is a cogent summation of the reasons why the lifting of the EU embargo would be politically and legally unacceptable.
First, the political reasons:
The dam is clearly breaking on Benghazi, as the major media and even Democrats have been forced to deal with the Obama coverup.
Appearing on Fox & Friends on Friday, attorney, journalist and talk show host Geraldo Rivera questioned whether the CIA annex in Benghazi was involved in running guns through Turkey to the Syrian opposition.
According to CNSNEWS.com, the U.S.-based SITE Intelligence Group has drawn attention to the fact that an article written by the terrorist known as Abu Musab al-Suri published in the May 2012 edition of Inspire, the online magazine of Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP), specifically called for attacks on sports events in the U.S.