From: Andrew Johnson
Date: 2007-03-14 17:23:53
Attachments : Countdown? On the 8th of March Israel issued the following warning:Updated Travel Warnings
Israel’s National Security Council Counter-Terrorism Division presents the following updated travel warnings for Israelis traveling abroad. It is advised that travelers should avoid visiting and leave the area as soon as possible in the following high- to very high-threat countries: AlgeriaAfghanistanChechnya (southern Russia) Djibouti, Egypt, (especially the Sinai peninsula) JordanIndonesiaIranIraqKashmir Lebanon Malaysia, Mindanao (southern Philippines) Northern Nigeria,PakistanSaudi ArabiaSomalia Southern Thailand SyriaYemen. Travelers should postpone non-essential travel to:
BangladeshBangkokLibyaOmanNigeriaSoutheastern Turkey (borders with Iraq and Iran). Travelers in general, should avoid visiting the following countries:
BahrainChadKenyaKuwaitMoroccoQatarTunisiaIsraeli citizens are called upon to be especially cautious when visiting: Philippines,TurkeyThailandUzbekistan. (Sources: National Security Council Counter-Terrorism Division, GPO).” http://www.infoisrael.net/cgi-local/text.pl?source=2/a/ix/080320072 Ah so!
The real reason behind Haliburtons move to Dubai
Wayne Madsen March 13, 2007The actual reason Halliburton and its chairman David Lesar are moving their corporate digs to Dubai is that the UAE’s lax laws on corporate record keeping and the opaqueness of business transactions in the emirates will allow the firm to avoid responding to congressional subpoenas for its scandalous war profiteering in Iraq, Afghanistan, and other locations. A source with extensive ties in Dubai also reports that after leaving office, Dick Cheney will be spending “a lot of time in Dubai.” WMR was told that Cheney will likely start looking for property in the emirate — there are a number of highly-secured gated communities springing up in Dubai, which is fast becoming the “Hong Kong” of the Middle East.Halliburton will also be able to avoid paying U.S. corporate taxes as a UAE-headquartered corporation.______________________________________________________________________________Death of Naurus president in Washington DC
March 9-11, 2007 — Individuals close to the government of the tiny Pacific island Republic of Nauru are taking another look at the mysterious death of its President, Bernard Dowiyogo, who died at George Washington Hospital in Washington, DC on March 10, 2003, while on an official trip to the United States. Dowiyogo, a former President of the republic, became president again after President Rene Harris signed a controversial agreement with the John Howard government in Australia to become a processing center for Howard’s “Pacific Solution,” a program to house Middle Eastern and South Asian refugees in a number of Pacific islands in return for cash.Dowiyogo, who was 57, collapsed after signing a contentious (and secretive) agreement with Bush administration officials on the sale of Nauruan passports, off-shore finance, and support for Bush’s so-called “war on terror.” He tied after 11 hours of heart surgery on the operating table. The corporate media reported that Dowiyogo died of complications from diabetes. Dowiyogo’s body was returned to the Nauruan government by the U.S. Air Force.Death of a president in Washington, DC: Was foul play involved in death of Nauru’s Bernard Dowiyogo? Yes, say our Asian sources.Our sources in Asia report that Dowiyogo was placed under tremendous pressure by Bush administration officials. Dowiyogo had tried to kick out the Russian-Israeli Mafia from his country. The mobsters had used the nation’s lax tax and banking laws to set up shop to launder ill-gotten gains from illegal activities, including drug and weapons smuggling, online gambling, online child pornography, and tax evasion. The Bush administration had been infiltrated by mobsters and their allies, including fugitive Marc Rich’s attorney, Irving Lewis Libby, who became Dick Cheney’s Chief of Staff.American involvement in assassinations of Pacific leaders is preceded by the murders of Palau’s first President Haruo Remeliik in 1985 and the so-called “suicide” of his successor, Lazarus Salii, in 1988. Both presidents died because of their firm opposition to a free association treaty with the United States permitting U.S. nuclear warships to have access to Palauan ports. In 1990, Ricardo Bordallo, Guam’s ex-Governor who favored Chamorro rights over the U.S. military on the island, was found shot to death in the head wrapped in a Guamanian flag. The death was ruled a suicide.________________________________________________________________________________March 4, 2007 — The U.S. ambassador who has permitted “Sir” R. Allen Stanford, a billionaire Texan, to run roughshod over the government and people of Antigua and Barbuda, as reported here yesterday, is Mary Ourisman, U.S. ambassador to Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean States, including Antigua and Barbuda. Like Stanford, Ourisman is a native Texan and, moreover, is a friend of Laura Bush who has been a professional board member in Washington, DC — Beltway “code” meaning that she has never actually worked for a living. As U.S. ambassador accredited to the Caribbean states, Ourisman is apparently more concerned with allowing billionaire friends of George Bush to buy up the islands under her diplomatic jurisdiction. Ourisman and her husband, Mandell (“Mandy’) Ourisman, a multi-millionaire Maryland automobile dealer who has homes in Washington, Jamaica, and Palm Beach, have donated over $443,630 to GOP coffers. Mary Ourisman served as the development director of the Republican GOPAC political action committee.We were informed by our sources in Antigua and Barbuda that the main radio station there read on the air our March 3-4 report about Stanford. Hopefully, our own U.S. Senate and House will take notice of the Ourisman-Stanford Texas axis of business interests to conduct a full investigation of U.S. policies in the Eastern Caribbean.U.S. ambassador to Antigua and Barbuda Mary Ourisman, a professional Washington, DC board member.Ourisman’s “foreign policy” credentials includes serving on the Board of Directors of Blair House (the president’s Guest House across from the White House) and its Decorating Committee, the Board of Trustees of the Washington National Opera, National Board of Directors of the Smithsonian Institution (where she organized tours to China, Cambodia, Panama, and the Galapagos Islands), and Board of Trustees of the Kennedy Center. She is a patron of the Prince of Wales Foundation, Venetian Heritage, the Preservation Society of Palm Beach, and the Four Arts Society of Palm Beach.#########################################################”A society whose citizens refuse to see and investigate the facts, who refuse to believe that their government and their media will routinely lie to them and fabricate a reality contrary to verifiable facts, is a society that chooses and deserves the Police State Dictatorship it’s going to get.”— Ian Williams Goddard
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