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Wednesday, July 18th, 2018

 

Wikipedia’s Article of the Day July 19, 2018: Battle of Verrières Ridge

Battle of Verrières RidgeThe Battle of Verrières Ridge was part of the Battle of Normandy, in northwestern France, during the Second World War. Two Canadian infantry divisions—with additional support from the 2nd Canadian Armoured Brigade—fought elements of three German SS Panzer divisions.  The battle began on 19 July 1944 as part of the British and Canadian attempts to break out of Caen.  The immediate Allied objective was Verrières Ridge, a belt of high ground dominating the route from Caen to Falaise, which was invested by battle-hardened German veterans.  Over sixRead More


Wikipedia article of the day for July 19, 2018

The Wikipedia article of the day for July 19, 2018 is Battle of Verrières Ridge. The Battle of Verrières Ridge was part of the Battle of Normandy, in northwestern France, during the Second World War. Two Canadian infantry divisions—with additional support from the 2nd Canadian Armoured Brigade—fought elements of three German SS Panzer divisions. The battle began on 19 July 1944 as part of the British and Canadian attempts to break out of Caen. The immediate Allied objective was Verrières Ridge, a belt of high ground dominating the route fromRead More


UGANDA: Diaspora needs to wake up and stop bank rolling Museveni

For the months of July and August, we were all supposed to cut off or reduce the money we send home. Museveni knows well that we send money for school fees, upkeep for our parents, elders and medical care. We communicate with family using social media. So we are being punished 2 ways. Our families must pay taxes to keep in touch. They must pay to withdraw money we send them. We pay fees for years. The kids get no jobs. We send money for medicine, it is used forRead More


Liked on YouTube: Brian White disses Weasel

Brian White disses Weasel Tumu Siime is a Ugandan comedian. Subscribe to this channel for more videos. —— AUTO – GENERATED; Published (Halifax Canada Time AST) on: July 18, 2018 at 06:26PM


SOMALIA and Int’l community issue joint communique

By MAREEG (mareeg.com) Representatives from 58 countries and 6 international organisations gathered in Brussels on the 16th and 17th of July 2018 to participate in the 2nd Somalia Partnership Forum (SPF), following the successful inaugural SPF in Mogadishu on the 5th of December 2017. The meeting was opened by H.E. Mohamed Abdulahi Mohamed, the President of the Federal Republic of Somalia, co-convened by H.E Federica Mogherini, High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, and H.E. Margot Wallström, Minister for Foreign Affairs from Sweden, and co-chaired byRead More


TRUMP: Montenegro’s ‘aggressive people’ could start WWIII

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is taking another jab at NATO, questioning whether the alliance’s mutual defense pact might conceivably let tiny Montenegro’s “very aggressive people” start World War III. Trump commented in an interview with Tucker Carlson of Fox News Channel that aired Tuesday night. The interview was conducted Monday after the Helsinki summit. Trump and Carlson were discussing NATO when the Fox News host questioned why his son should have to defend Montenegro if it’s attacked. Russia was irked when Montenegro joined NATO in 2017, and relationsRead More


TRUMP: ‘Russia is not targeting US’, Sanders ‘Russia is targeting US’ – WFT????

Trump asserts Russia not targeting US, contradicting intel WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Wednesday denied Russia is still targeting the United States, a claim sharply at odds with recent warnings from his top intelligence chief about ongoing threats to election security. Trump was asked at the end of a Cabinet meeting if Russia was still targeting the U.S. and answered “no” without elaborating. His response followed words of alarm last week from National Intelligence Director Dan Coats, who said warning lights about overall cyberthreats to the U.S. wereRead More


TRUMP: ‘Russia is not targeting US’, Sanders ‘Russia is targeting US’ – WFT????

Trump asserts Russia not targeting US, contradicting intel WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Wednesday denied Russia is still targeting the United States, a claim sharply at odds with recent warnings from his top intelligence chief about ongoing threats to election security. Trump was asked at the end of a Cabinet meeting if Russia was still targeting the U.S. and answered “no” without elaborating. His response followed words of alarm last week from National Intelligence Director Dan Coats, who said warning lights about overall cyberthreats to the U.S. wereRead More


TRUMP: ‘Russia is not targeting US’, Sanders ‘Russia is targeting US’ – WFT????

Trump asserts Russia not targeting US, contradicting intel WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Wednesday denied Russia is still targeting the United States, a claim sharply at odds with recent warnings from his top intelligence chief about ongoing threats to election security. Trump was asked at the end of a Cabinet meeting if Russia was still targeting the U.S. and answered “no” without elaborating. His response followed words of alarm last week from National Intelligence Director Dan Coats, who said warning lights about overall cyberthreats to the U.S. wereRead More


UGANDA: Detention Without Trial (DWT) in safe houses is now the accepted norm

DWT IN SAFE HOUSES IS NOW AN ACCEPTABLE NORM CHANGE OF GUARDS – When the Ugandan dictator’s schemes to forcefully hold onto power became more pronounced over a decade ago, he resorted to kidnap and detention of his political opponents in ungazetted secret detention facilities. Security agencies like civil intelligence (ISO), military intelligence (CMI), police and other adhoc intelligence outfits all ran safe houses. The essence was for victims to be subjected to Detention Without Trial (DWT) while undergoing gruesome physical torture aimed at extracting confessions. Safe houses provided anRead More