Pakistan suspends NATO supply route over security

ShareThis Pakistan suspends NATO supply route over security 26 Jul 2012 Pakistan has temporarily stopped NATO supply trucks crossing its northwestern border into Afghanistan over security concerns due to fears of Islamist attacks, officials said Thursday. Gunmen on Tuesday attacked a convoy of NATO supply trucks, killing a driver, in the town of Jamrud near […]

Tab for alternate Afghan supply route hits $2.1 billion

ShareThis Tab for alternate Afghan supply route hits $ 2.1 billion 30 Jun 2012 Pakistan’s refusal to let NATO access its ports and roads into Afghanistan has cost the Pentagon more than $ 2.1 billion in extra transportation costs to move supplies and equipment in and out of the country. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta told […]

US puts supply route talks with Pakistan on hold

ShareThis US puts supply route talks with Pakistan on hold 11 Jun 2012 The US has temporarily pulled out of talks with Pakistan over re-opening vital supply routes to the Nato-led forces in Afghanistan. “The decision was reached to bring the team home for a short period of time,” Pentagon spokesman George Little said. Pakistan […]

Workplace Auditor Finds ‘Tons of Issues’ at Apple’s Manufacturer Foxconn

By Peter Burrows – Bloomberg.com The Fair Labor Association, a watchdog monitoring working conditions at makers of Apple Inc. products, has uncovered “tons of issues” that need to be addressed at a Foxconn Technology Group plant in Shenzhen, China, FLA Chief Executive Officer Auret van Heerden said. Van Heerden made the comments in a telephone […]

TSA Directly Violated US Constitution By Detaining Senator Rand Paul

(PRISON PLANET)   In preventing Kentucky Senator Rand Paul from flying to Washington this morning, the TSA directly violated the law as written in the US Constitution. The Constitution specifically protects federal lawmakers from being detained while en route to Washington DC. Article I, Section 6 states: “The Senators and Representatives…shall in all Cases, except Treason, Felony […]