CIA trains and spies for Syrian rebels – report

ShareThis CIA trains and spies for Syrian rebels – report 23 Mar 2013 Some Syrian rebel terrorist groups get training and intelligence straight from CIA officers, US officials told media. The helping hand is meant to bolster the secular opposition against both governmental troops and Islamist forces. The CIA’s increased involvement in Syria is part […]

Hollande Bolstered as Socialists Win French Parliament Control

ShareThis Hollande Bolstered as Socialists Win French Parliament Control 17 Jun 2012 French President Francois Hollande’s Socialist Party and its allies won an absolute majority in the National Assembly, exit polls showed, paving the way for them to pass legislation without the aid of other members of parliament. The Socialist bloc won 314 out of […]

Always Appreciate The Stranger Who Is There For You

Last year while I was traveling through Europe blindly, not knowing a single person or where I would stay, amazing strangers opened up their homes and lives to me in beautiful acts of kindness. The most memorable of strangers was French activist and We Are Change Paris member Joel Boujassy. Joel taught me an important […]

Thirty-Two Hours of Fame: How the Strange Story of Mohamed Merah Does Not Add Up

The Intel Hub By Richard Cottrell April 7, 2012 The lone avenging angel of death aura surrounding Mohamed Merah is beginning to wear thin, even in the French mainstream media. It is extremely doubtful if Merah had anything to do with the tragic murders of the Jewish rabbi, his two children and another small girl, […]

Report: Woman warned French police over Toulouse shooter years before killings

Woman tells French media she filed two complaints against Mohamed Merah after he forced her son to watch gruesome videos of al-Qaida shooting women and beheading hostages in Afghanistan. The woman, who did not provide her real name, told Le Télégramme that upon discovering the suspect’s identity, she felt as though her “legs were cut […]

French police in standoff with suspected school shooter

French police surrounded an apartment building in Toulouse where a gunman claiming al-Qaeda links and suspected in the killings of three Jewish schoolchildren, a rabbi and three paratroopers barricaded himself Wednesday and stopped talking to negotiators. An early morning raid by hundreds of police to arrest the 24-year-old Frenchman of Algerian descent erupted into a […]

Police deploy explosives in French gunman siege

ShareThis Police deploy explosives in French gunman siege 22 Mar 2012 French police fired shots and set off explosives roughly every hour outside an apartment block in southern France on Thursday to try to force out a 24-year-old gunman suspected of killing seven people in the name of al Qaeda [al-CIAduh]. Some 27 hours after […]

The French Connection: Are We Watching Gladio-Style Electioneering By Terror?

Richard Cottrell | The following are important facts that may help you understand the background to the recent shocking events in South Western France.Three servicemen have died and in another attack on a Jewish school, a teacher, two of his own children and a third child were tragically gunned down by a masked man riding […]

Thirteen French officers captured by Syrian Army

ShareThis Thirteen French officers captured by Syrian Army 05 Mar 2012 Thirteen French officers have been captured by Syrian forces according to the Lebanon-based Daily Star newspaper, the first mainstream media outlet to report on rumours of Western troops on the ground. The French foreign ministry dismissed the report, however, telling the Daily Telegraph that […]

10 NATO Troops Killed in Afghanistan in 24 Hours

ShareThis 10 NATO Troops Killed in Afghanistan in 24 Hours 20 Jan 2012 An Afghan soldier shot and killed four French troops Friday in eastern Afghanistan and a helicopter crash killed six more NATO servicemembers in the south, officials said, marking a particularly deadly 24 hours for coalition forces. French President Nicolas Sarkozy said Friday […]