Daily Archives: July 30, 2014

Guyana: Capitol TV News videos – July 29, 2014

Guyana: Capitol TV News  Videos July 29, 2014

  • No file on Gregory Smith with GDF
  • Deputy Mayor suing Town Clerk
  • Concerns about increased cases of child sex abuse
  • LGBT community fears further persecution
  • Local Gov’t Elections
  • Sports
No file on Gregory Smith with GDFPosted: 29 Jul 2014 02:09 PM PDT

Lieutenant Colonel Patrick West today took the stand at the public hearings of the Walter Rodney Commission of Inquiry to say that his checks of personnel files dating back to 1965 did not come up with anyone soldier named Gregory Smith. Gregory Smith is accused of handing Walter Rodney a bomb which exploded, killing the […] Continue reading

Gaming Israel and Palestine – George Friedman – commentary

Gaming Israel and Palestine
Geopolitical Weekly  – Tuesday, July 29, 2014 – Stratfor

We have long argued that the Arab-Israeli conflict is inherently insoluble. Now, for the third time in recent years, a war is being fought in Gaza. The Palestinians are firing rockets into Israel with minimal effect. The Israelis are carrying out a broader operation to seal tunnels along the Gaza-Israel boundary. Like the previous wars, the current one will settle nothing. The Israelis want to destroy Hamas’ rockets.

They can do so only if they occupy Gaza and remain there for an extended period while engineers search for tunnels and bunkers throughout the territory. This would generate Israeli casualties from Hamas guerrillas fighting on their own turf with no room for retreat. So Hamas will continue to launch rockets, but between the extreme inaccuracy of the rockets and Israel’s Iron Dome defense system, the group will inflict little damage to the Israelis.  Continue reading

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