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South Korea Conducts Additional Military Drills

South Korea is carrying out more military exercises on land and sea this week. While officials call the training routine it could raise already high tensions with North Korea.

South Korea's navy Wednesday began a three-day exercise in waters off the country's east coast, about 100 kilometers south of the maritime border.

The chief military research fellow at South Korea's Institute for Defense Analyses, Park Chang-kwon, says the drill demonstrates a readiness posture to the South Korean public, as well to North Korea's military leadership.

4 Kenyan Lawmakers Suspected of Drug Trafficking

A top security official in Kenya says four members of parliament are suspected of drug trafficking.

Internal Security Minister George Saitoti named the suspects during a parliament session on Wednesday. The suspects are lawmakers Hassan Joho, William Kabogo, Gideon Mbuvi and Harun Mwau.

The minister said police are investigating the four lawmakers as part of a drug probe that began earlier this month. He said a businessman, Ali Punjani, also is being investigated.

The investigation began after the U.S. Embassy forwarded a list of suspects to Kenya's anti-corruption agency.

Bean bag bullets vs AK-47s...AZ policy??

Dear Fellow Former and Present Agents

Please allow me to interject a bit of perspective on this subject in hopes of clarifying the situation.

Violent crime down, concealed carry up in WA

Violent crime stays down as more Washingtonians are packing

Violent crime continued to decline in Seattle, Tacoma and Bellevue during the first half of 2010, according to crime data released Monday by the FBI, yet gun ownership and the number of people licensed to carry in the Evergreen State continues to rise.


Article by Dave Workman

U.S. Denies Reports of Planned Pakistan Raids

NATO officials are strongly denying a report they plan expand special forces raids into Pakistan's tribal areas.

U.S. Rear Admiral Gregory Smith, a senior official with the NATO-led forces in Afghanistan (ISAF), said there was no truth to the report. He spoke Tuesday in response to a story in The New York Times newspaper that said senior U.S. military officials want to expand special forces operations into Pakistan's northwest tribal areas along the Afghan border.

Feds Seek to Implement Unconstitutional Power Grab

The Obama administration just can’t stop blaming the Second Amendment for violence perpetrated by Mexican drug cartels.

In the latest brazen attempt to circumvent the Constitution, Obama and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (BATFE) are seeking to implement rules that will subject American gun dealers to even more onerous paperwork requirements.

Brady Campaign plays Scrooge, spreads hysteria

Hysteria erupts as Brady Campaign battles SAF lawsuit, plays Scrooge

The Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence is, as usual, resorting to hysteria and hyperbole in its opposition to a lawsuit filed by Bellevue’s Second Amendment Foundation, and to play Scrooge to kids from Seattle to Sarasota who, like the youngster in A Christmas Story, want a Daisy Red Ryder BB gun under the Christmas tree this coming Saturday morning.


Article by Dave Workman

South Korea Concludes Artillery Drill

South Koreans are anxiously waiting to see if North Korea will make good on its threat to take military action in response to an artillery drill on Yeonpyeong island. The exercise came just hours after an emergency meeting of the United Nations Security Council failed to ease tensions, and after an American politician said North Korea is willing to accept nuclear inspections.

South Korea defied diplomatic pressure and went ahead Monday with firing artillery into the Yellow Sea for 94 minutes, escalating its confrontation with the communist North.

Zimbabwe Politics Grows More Volatile During 2010

Zimbabwe's appears to be in for more political turmoil with talk of fresh elections earlier this month at the conference of President Robert Mugabe's ZANU-PF Party. Most Zimbabweans indicate they do not want elections next year because they may interfere with the political stability and economic progress made since the unity government came to power nearly two years ago.