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Former Bali Bomb Terrorist Becomes The Flag Raiser on National Awakening Day

On May 20 2015 marked the 107th years of annually- celebrated Indonesian National Awakening Day or Hari Kebangkitan Nasional (Harkitnas). 

Citizens across the country were communally encouraged to spare a moment to reminisce all the struggles our leading predecessors have been challenged with in the past as they strive to unite the population, provoked a sense of nationalism and achieve independence. 415 more words

My Raw Ideas

News: Operation Elveden & Another Sun Journalist Found Guilty

Sun crime reporter, Anthony France, has been convicted of aiding and abetting misconduct in a public office.  Mr France had paid PC Timothy Edwards a total of £22,000 for 42 stories over a period of 3 years. 315 more words

Pragmatic Politics Versus Moral Principle

Met Police and Home Secretary praise Daily Mail investigation that saved 16 year old Hackney schoolgirl from becoming 'Jihadi bride'

The Home Secretary and Metropolitan Police have thanked the Daily Mail newspaper for an investigation that revealed how a 16 year old schoolgirl from Hackney was being lured to ISIS in Syria to be a ‘jihadi bride.’ 412 more words


FRIDAY FOTO (May 22, 2015)

Keeping It Real.

It looks easier than it is. Just try it at home.

Paratroopers from the 82nd Airborne Division compete in the Team Assault Course Competition during the division’s “All American Week.” 92 more words

National Security And Defense

A Wednesday Night Taxi Ride: Afghanistan is better now than it was twenty years ago

My Wednesday this week didn’t seem particularly different to any other Wednesday. I had the added bonus of finishing my final exam for my masters, so for the first time in months, I don’t have an imminent looming deadline or a constant feeling of stress nestling in the back of my mind. 1,167 more words

North America

OSCE-supported workshop in Uzbekistan debates fighting cyber threats

Participants during an OSCE-supported workshop on fighting cyber threats, Tashkent, 20 May 2015. (OSCE/Otabek Rashidov

TASHKENT, 20 May 2015 – A two-day workshop on cyber and ICT security issues began in Tashkent today. 258 more words

Counter Terrorism

SPECIAL OPERATIONS/INTELLIGENCE: Treasure Trove of Intel Found in Syria Raid

Rating the Raiders.

TAMPA, Florida — The Delta Force team that killed a key Islamic State leader in a raid into Syria last week also recovered a “treasure trove” of information about the violent extremist group, the president’s top intelligence adviser said Wednesday night (May 20). 432 more words