Welcome back Richard Engel, You were a Lucky Man.

via New York Times: 5. NBC CORRESPONDENT RELEASED UNHARMED AFTER KIDNAPPING IN SYRIA The network says Richard Engel and his production team were held for five days by an “unknown group.” via: cpj.org: Journalist deaths spike in 2012 due to Syria, Somalia Syrian violence contributed to a sharp rise in the number of journalists killed … More Welcome back Richard Engel, You were a Lucky Man.

ISOLATING RINGLEADERS AND FINANCIERS VITAL TO COMBATING PIRACY – UN OFFICIAL

Category: UN, Piracy ISOLATING RINGLEADERS AND FINANCIERS VITAL TO COMBATING PIRACY – UN OFFICIAL > New York, Nov 23 2012 2:05PM > It is vital to isolate the ringleaders and financiers of piracy to effectively combat this scourge, the head of the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) said, as he ended a … More ISOLATING RINGLEADERS AND FINANCIERS VITAL TO COMBATING PIRACY – UN OFFICIAL

Economic Warfare: An Aside #3 Differing views: Somalia

Differing views does not mean a contradiction in news or statements made Today as the United Nations tells of Somalia‘s progress on peace, the Department of Defense releases a story with what might appear to be contradictory viewpoint. It’s not really, see, the United Nations is looking from things at a Global Perspective and in … More Economic Warfare: An Aside #3 Differing views: Somalia

Fourth Somali journalist killed in Mogadishu in 24 hours

Update on Somalia Please read, share, tweet, call your congress person, call your representative, tweet more.   If we have no free press, we have nothing.  These Killings of Journalist must be stopped.   44 Journalist Murdered THIS YEAR.. Please tag: #Al-Shabaab #Hassan-Yusuf-Absuge #Killed #Radio-Maanta #CPJ http://cpj.org/2012/09/fourth-somali-journalist-killed-in-mogadishu-in-24.php Getting Away With Murder: CPJ’s 2012 Impunity Index from … More Fourth Somali journalist killed in Mogadishu in 24 hours