The leader was infuriated on discovering the fact that 56-year-old Hyon Ju Song, a lieutenant general of the Korean People’s Army, had been giving extra rice and corn rations to his troop and their families.The officer, who was found guilty of profiting the enemy, engaging in anti-Party acts and abusing authority, was shot with 90 bullets by nine military death-row convicts at the firing range of the Kang Kon Military Academy, located in the capital, Pyongyang…MORE: msn.com
They carried weapons of all kinds — knives to assault rifles —more: washingtonpost
AN INTERVIEW WITH an 11-year-old Syrian boy broadcast last week on Russia’s main state-owned news channel, Russia-24, appears to have been filmed not in the boy’s hometown, where a suspected chemical attack took place, but at a Syrian army facility where Russian military advisers were present….MORE: theintercept.com
“It’s important to help a fellow human being in need. This is humanitarian work in our daily lives,” Halonen said in a bulletin.
The picture was taken somewhere in Helsinki’s Kallio district, near the neighborhood of where President Halonen lives. The picture combines several elements, and it was taken in a closed area, away from curious eyes, wondering the homeless lady’s resemblance to our former president….more: finlandtoday.fi
Russian operatives weren’t the first to recognize the power of online political advertising, which totaled $1.4 billion during the 2016 cycle, and is expected to hit $2.8 billion in 2020. “When I chaired the D.C.C.C., we significantly shifted our budget into online media because it was effective and cost-efficient. The only difference between our strategy and the Russian strategy is…more: .vanityfair.com – Russian ‘Army of Jesus’ Facebook page showed Hillary Clinton with devil horns
The Army Corps of Engineers has decided to deny a permit for the construction of a key section of the Dakota Access Pipeline. The decision essentially halts the construction on the 1,172-mile oil pipeline about half a mile south of the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation. The decision is also a victory for the thousands of demonstrators across the country who flocked to North Dakota in protest. “Our prayers have been answered,” more: NPR
Rwanda’s government on Monday said 22 French senior military officers helped to plan and execute the 1994 genocide, in which more than 800,000 people were killed. The French officers were involved both as perpetrators and accomplices, Rwanda’s National Commission for…
“I am a United States Army general, and I lost the Global War on Terrorism.”
Amy Goodman and Juan González got a chance to ask a three-star general some tough questions today. This is a much-watch interview.