As a Europhile British ex-pat who has spent most of his adult life living on “the continent,” as we Brits are fond of calling the non-British part of Europe, it might seem rather odd to be encouraging my fellow Brits to vote to leave the European Union.
European officials have criticised the British government for not allowing prisoner votes and given it a year to come up with a plan to implement the demand. Source: EU Tries Again To Sneak prisoner Votes Into UK Law
Vanessa interviews Clive Witham a British born practitioner of Oriental Medicine now living and working in Malila a small Spanish enclave in North Africa. From where he also sees Sub-Saharan African migrants arriving from crossing the desert on their way to Europe.
The ADHD drug methylphenidate led to modest improvements in symptoms, general behavior, and quality of life, but this finding was based on poor-quality studies. Source: Research Raises Questions Over ADHD Drugs
The Islamic State is no mere collection of psychopaths. It is a religious group with carefully considered beliefs, among them that it is a key agent of the coming apocalypse. Here’s what that means for its strategy—and for how to stop it. Source: What ISIS Really Wants – The Atlantic Interview with the Author
Acting under secretary for Terrorism and Financial Intelligence with the U.S. Treasury Adam Szubin stated that ISIS is selling “some” of its oil to Turkey. Whilst Merkel flip-flops about Turkeys EU membership. Source: The Islamic State Oil Trade: Is Erdogan in Bed With ISIS?
Originally Appeared at NEOPresse. Translated from the German by Susan Neumann For years, the US-directed NATO alliance has made sure that convoys full of food, weapons, and other goods have gotten to the terrorist groups IS and al-Qaida via the Syrian-Turkish border. Russian air strikes have massively impeded this service, if not brought it to a standstill.
Saudi Arabia has formed a coalition of 34 countries to fight terrorism including powerful Gulf states, Egypt and Turkey but excluding Iran, the SPA state news agency announced Tuesday. Source: Middle East – Saudi Arabia forms 34-nation coalition to ‘fight terrorism’ – France 24
Judith Curry, a highly credentialed climate scientist, discovered what happens when you question the reliability of the models on which global warming predictions are based. She also discovered that the way science is done in practice might be a teensy bit different from the dispassionate model of Francis Bacon.