TX Weekly Roundup

ISSUE: 1 DATED: May 30-June 15 2011 www.terminalx.org

MAY 30 2011
1. US Spy Chief in Seoul for talks on North Korea
US Director of National Intelligence James Clapper is visiting South Korea for talks with senior officials on North Korea and other issues, a report said Monday [Click here to read more]

2. West to have 80,000 cruise missiles by 2020
Russian military experts forecast that Western nations will have 80,000 cruise missile by 2020, a deputy commander of the Russian General Staff said on Saturday [Click here to read more]

3. Midnight coup planned by Indian RAW-sponsored former Nepal king averted
High placed sources claim that the former king had already drafted a message to be addressed to the nation wherein he was supposed to have announced his taking over the charge of the nation once again. Clearly, the message former King had drafted was all the handiwork of the visiting RAW officials, Alok Joshi [Click here to read more]

4. Obama announces deployment of US Air Force unit in Poland
Obama called opinions about a thaw in Polish-US relations "totally untrue" and stressed that both countries "were firm allies and NATO members". Obama also praised America's ties with Poland on security matters. Obama also announced the installation of a US Airforce unit in Poland and said Poland and the USA were working together on an anti- missile system [Click here to read more]

5. Bulgarian Defence Minister snubs Russian advice, wants missile shield

Bulgaria is located close to countries that might pose a ballistic threat to NATO members and thus supports the project of a missile shield, according to Bulgarian Minister of Defense Anyu Angelov [Click here to read more]

6. Ahmedinejad to visit Armenia
Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad is due to pay a visit to Armenia next month to explore avenues for the further expansion of ties and cooperation between the two neighboring states [Click here to read more]

MAY 31 2011
1. Former CIA officer Michael Scheuer: Main recruitment sergeant for Al Qaeda is Barack Obama
Ex CIA intelligence officer turned whistleblower and activist, Michael Scheuer, has launched a blistering attack on the political establishment, over its handing of the so called war on terror, asserting that the entire rationale behind it is based on outright lies and deception [Click here to read more]

2. South Korean soldiers use Kim Jong-Il pics for target practice
South Korean marines are using photos of North Korean leader Kim Jong Il's son and heir-apparent as targets during firing drills [Click here to read more]

3. Evidence about secret CIA prisons in Poland
The secret CIA prison was reportedly located near the northeast Polish town of Szymany. According to Gazeta Wyborcza, the American side is refusing to cooperate in the affair [Click here to read more]

4. Former ISI Chief Lt. Gen (R) Hamid Gul: US will start World War III if war expands to Pakistan
Amid the fallout between Washington and Islamabad over the killing of Osama Bin Laden, RT spoke to Hamid Gul, former chief of Pakistan's Intelligence Agency. He calls the US a haughty empire spoiled by a sense of authority [Watch the interview to Russia Today]

JUNE 1 2011
Swiss politicians to travel with Gaza flotilla

Swiss MPs and journalists are set to travel aboard a Swiss ship taking part in an aid convoy bound for the Gaza Strip at the end of June, it was reported on Tuesday. The ten-ship flotilla was organized by human rights activists [Click here to read more]

JUNE 2 2011
1. UK’s Scotland Yard launches ‘Cyber Flying Squad’
The British public needs to snap out of its complacency about cybercrime or risk becoming victim to increasingly sophisticated criminal networks that are operating online, the head of the country's e-crime unit has warned [Click here to read more]

2. Pro-Zionist US State Department warns Turkey over Gaza flotilla
The Obama administration has warned Turkey against its planned flotilla to Gaza. In a press briefing yesterday, State Department deputy spokesman Mark Toner said that a planned flotilla would be 'irresponsible' and 'provocative' [Click here to read more]

3. CIA now thinks Greece military coup possible
The U.S. Central Intelligence Agency warned in a report that the tough austerity measures and the dire situation could escalate and even lead to a military coup, according to a report by Germany’s popular daily Bild [Click here to read more]

4. US Presidential candidate Ron Paul warns of too much dictatorship in Washington
"We're not on the verge of having a king, but we are on the verge of having way too much dictatorship in Washington, D.C.," Paul said, comparing the U.S.'s current situation to a Biblical tale in which the ancient Israelites demanded, against their own good, that a king rule their land instead of God [Click here to read more]

5. Israel, India look to high-technology as trade ties expand
Israeli and Indian industry associations signed a memorandum of understating on Wednesday aimed at spurring cross-border innovation and entrepreneurship, as the two countries add high technology to their growing network of trade and economic cooperation [Click here to read more]

6. Former Israeli intelligence chief to Netanyahu: Don’t attack Iran
Israel's former top intelligence official says the country does not have the ability to stop Iran's nuclear program and that a pre-emptive attack against the Islamic Republic would

result in a regional war that would pose Israel with an "impossible" challenge [Click here to read more]

7. Iran Army delegation arrives in Turkey
A top delegation from Iran's Army is in the Turkish city of Istanbul to attend a conference of world's air force commanders, Iranian military attaché in Turkey says [Click here to read more]

JUNE 3 2011
1. Fake eyewitness who alleged involvement of ‘army’ in PNS Mehran attack seeks apology
The man who made sensational claims about the PNS Mehran base attack has turned out to be a disparate lover who fabricated the story just to revenge his failure in marrying a sister of an army man [Click here to read more]

2. Pakistan Army and tribal chiefs work in unity for peace in North Waziristan
In a rare show of unity, senior officials of the Pak Army, the paramilitary Frontier Corps (FC) and political administration along with members of the peace committee on Thursday visited various parts of North Waziristan and pledged to work together for maintaining peace in the tribal region [Click here to read more]

3. Chinese Army: Cyber warfare important
China must make mastering cyber-warfare a military priority as the Internet becomes the crucial battleground for opinion and intelligence, two military officers said on Friday, two days after Google revealed hacking attacks that it said came from China [Click here to read more]

4. The Fall of the US Empire and the Breakup of the Geopolitical Matrix
A Casey Report Interview with Richard Maybury With everything going on in the world today, we thought it a good time to catch up with the views of longtime friend Richard Maybury, a low-key but highly respected author, lecturer and analyst. In addition to his work consulting with businesses and high net worth individuals on strategic planning, Richard is the editor of the U.S. & World Early Warning Report, a monthly service that helps readers see the world as it is, versus how

the media and the officialdom would like you to see it. Richard is widely regarded as one of the finest free-market writers in America today. His articles have appeared in the Wall Street Journal, USA Today and other major publications. [Click here to read more]

JUNE 4 2011
1. Iran: No tranquility in Middle East as long as Israel exists
Iran's President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad on Friday repeated his assertion that there will be no tranquillity in the Middle East as long as Tehran's archfoe, Israel, continues to exist [Click here to read more]

2. Robert Gates warns of South China Sea clashes without Code of Conduct agreement
U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gates warned that more clashes will occur in the South China Sea if nations vying for oil and gas in the waters fail to agree on ways to avoid confrontations [Click here to read more]

3. Chinese Ambassador: China-Cuba relations in good shape
China maintains a good relationship with Cuba in politics and their cooperative relations are growing rapidly in economy and trade, Chinese Ambassador to Cuba Liu Yuqin has said [Click here to read]

4. Russia-Cuba to expand cooperation
Russia is ready to further full and long-term cooperation with Cuba for the benefit of the two countries and their peoples and in the interests of stability and security in the region and the world. This was announced by Russian President Dmitry Medvedev in a telephone conversation with the chairman of the State Council and the Council of Ministers of Cuba Raul Castro [Click here to read more]

5. Australia to defend itself in cyber war
Australia will create its first national cyber strategy to confront the growing threat posed by electronic espionage, theft and state-sponsored cyber attack, with one of the country's most respected public servants revealing his department endures ''daily'' electronic intrusions [Click here to read more]

JUNE 5 2011
1. Mossad Chief names new Deputy

Y. who currently heads Tzomet – the organization's operatives unit, will replace R. who served as former Mossad Chief Meir Dagan's deputy. He will begin his term in office in September [Click here to read more]

2. Over 100 countries to participate in Freedom Flotilla-II journey
Chairman Mavi Marmara, the philanthropic organization of Turkey organizing Freedom Flotilla-II (FF-II), Ismael Ghilmaz has said that twenty-four International NonGovernment Organizations (NGO’s) have announced to be part of Freedom Flotilla-II journey [Click here to read more]

3. Colombian Army kills FARC guerrilla security chief
The Colombian army announced Saturday it has killed the security chief of the Marxist FARC group's top commander, in what officials claim is a blow against the guerrillas [Click here to read more]

4. Pakistan’s former Army Chief Gen (R) Mirza Aslam Beg: Pak-US relations at a critical point
Threat to our national security increased with the occupation of Afghanistan in 2001, and has reached dangerous proportions now, as the defeated forces are seeking the support of “a compliant regime and a military dictator in Pakistan, to provide the fall back position in Pakistan and a guarantee for safe exit from Afghanistan.” In the past it was easy to bring about the Regime Change, with the help of the Army, the judiciary and political parties but the mood is different now [Click here to read more]

5. Australian naval vessel HMAS Stuart arrives in Mumbai
The Australian naval vessel HMAS Stuart has arrived in Mumbai as a part of the ongoing navy exchange programme between India and Australia. The ship, that has been in service in the Middle East since Jan 2011 and is now on its way back to Australia, reached Mumbai on Friday [Click here to read more]

6. China says its military no threat to peace in Asia
The strength of China's armed forces is 20 years behind the U.S. and although the military is developing new capabilities, it is not a threat to peace in Asia, the Chinese defense minister said Sunday [Click here to read more]

7. Russia says NATO is ‘one step’ from Land War in Libya

NATO is "one step" from sending troops into Libya to help rebels remove Moammar Gadhafi from power, Russian Deputy Prime Minister Sergei Ivanov said Sunday [Click here to read more]

8. China, Russia back Sri Lanka at UNHRC
Russia, China and several other countries stood by Sri Lanka at the 17th regular sessions of the UN Human Rights Council when Human Rights Commissioner Navi Pillay called for an international monitoring mechanism on Sri Lanka, citing the UN expert panel report, in her opening day speech on Monday [Click here to read more]

9. Indian Air Chief says Siachen solution is ‘not possible’
Indian Air Chief Marshal V.K Naik said Siachen issue cant be addressed till the process of defining the borders is not finalized [Click here to read more]

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