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INTERPOL CHIEF: ARM CIVILIANS

Suggestion Embraces Concealed Carry
By Harold Hutchison

In the wake of the attack on the Westgate Mall near Nairobi, Kenya, the Secretary-General of Interpol made a suggestion that could make some gun-grabbers uncomfortable. “Societies have to think about how they’re going to approach the problem,” Ronald Noble said. “One is to say we want an armed citizenry; you can see the reason for that.”

TURKEY SOLD OUT ISRAELI SPY RING

Erdogan’s Regime Gave Iran Heads-Up
By Harold Hutchison

An Israeli spy ring in Iran may have been dimed out by the Turkish government, which is seeking closer ties with other countries in the Islamic world.

According to a report by VOA News, Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan, who has been increasingly hostile towards Israel in recent years, revealed an Israeli intelligence operation to Iran last year. In April, 2012, Iran arrested 15 people, claiming they were part of an Israeli spy ring.

WikiLeaks Founder Embraces Castro’s Cuba

STATEMENT BY SECRETARY HAGEL ON OPERATIONS IN LIBYA AND SOMALIA

Over the weekend, U.S. military personnel conducted targeted operations in Libya and Somalia to bring international terrorists to justice. I want to commend all of the service members who were involved in the planning and execution of these two operations, which demonstrate the unparalleled precision, global reach, and capabilities of the United States military.

GOLDEN DAWN TARGETED BY GREEK GOVERNMENT

Neo-Nazi Party Accused of Numerous Crimes
By Harold Hutchison

The Greek government has been cracking down on Golden Dawn, a new-Nazi political party that garnered 7 percent of the vote in the last Greek election. At least five members of the party serving in the Greek parliament have been arrested.

According to media reports, the crackdown began after the stabbing death of Pavlos Fissas, a left-wing musician. Members of the Golden Dawn party were accused. Many of those arrested are being charged with being members of a criminal organization.

DID JOHN MCCAIN LOSE HIS WAR?

UN To Pass Resolution Senator Derides as Weak
By Harold Hutchison

Senator John McCain has described himself as “deeply disappointed” about the terms of the resolution the United Nations Security Council will be voting on. The resolution lacks any option of military force if Syria does not comply, while McCain has been pushing for military action in that conflict, which would be America's third war in the MidEast.

INTERPOL issues Red Notice for arrest of Samantha Lewthwaite at Kenya’s request

An INTERPOL Red Notice, or internationally wanted persons alert, has been issued for UK national Samantha Lewthwaite at the request of authorities in Kenya.
Lewthwaite, aged 29, who is also believed to use the alias ‘Natalie Webb’, is wanted by Kenya on charges of being in possession of explosives and conspiracy to commit a felony dating back to December 2011.

Circulated to all 190 INTERPOL member countries, the Red Notice represents one of INTERPOL’s most powerful tools in tracking international fugitives.

WEEKEND OF TERROR

Horrific attacks in Pakistan and Kenya
By Harold Hutchison

A pair of terrorist attacks over the weekend left dozens dead. The attacks in Kenya and Pakistan came over this past weekend.

In Kenya, 10-15 gunmen attacked the Westlake Mall in Nairobi, Kenya. The gunmen, three of whom were claimed to be Americans by al-Shabab, proceeded to allow Muslims to leave while carrying out their attack that left at least 68 people dead. They also took hostages, and triggered a standoff.

DEMS WALK OUT ON FAMILIES OF BENGHAZI VICTIMS

Hearing Held Thursday on ARB Report
By Harold Hutchsion

Democrats on the House Oversight Committee walked out of a hearing as families of victims of the 11 September, 2012 attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya, were about to testify. The walkout came as the report by the Accountability Review Board came under sharp criticism.

DID THE ARB WHITEWASH BENGHAZI?

Congressional Report Claims Officials Were Scapegoated
By Harold Hutchison

The Accountability Review Board assigned to look into the 11 September, 2012 attack on the American consulate in Benghazi, Libya scapegoated mid-level managers while ignoring the culpability of senior officials, according to the House Oversight Committee. Representative Darrell Issa, the chairman of the House committee, which is looking into the Obama Administration’s handling of the attack, released a 98-page report today.

ZAWAHIRI CALLS FOR ATTACKS ON AMERICA

Seeks Big Attacks or Small
By Harold Hutchison

Al-Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri is calling for attacks on the United States. The call came from a message on an audiotape released to mark the 12th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks that killed nearly 3,000 people.

Obama Arming Syrian Terrorists

AMERICAN JIHADI KILLED

Had Fallen Out With Al-Shahab
By Harold Hutchison

An American who had declared himself a terrorist has been killed after falling out with the Somali terrorist group al-Shabab in an attack on his hideout. He had been on the run from both the United States government and the terrorist group.

Omar Hammami, also known as Abu Mansoor Al-Amriki, had joined al-Shabab in 2006, and he became one of the more well-known Western jihadis. He broke with al-Shabab in 2012 over the group’s refusal to hit targets outside Somalia and the use of taxes collected by the group’s fighters.

ONE YEAR

Tomorrow is the one year anniversary of the brutal terrorist attack in Benghazi, Libya and here's where we stand:

>> A US Ambassador, two former Seals and a State security contractor are dead;

>> The terrorists responsible are still at large;

>> The Special Operations Team hunting them has been recalled from Libya;