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ESPIONAGE : Ana Montes did much harm spying for Cuba. Chances are, you haven’t heard of her.

Posted by Jim Popkin on April 18, 2013 at 3:03 pm





(Photo illustration by Andy Potts)


By Jim Popkin





Ana Montes has been locked up for a decade with some of the most frightening women in America. 




Once a highly decorated U.S. intelligence analyst with a two-bedroom co-op in Cleveland Park, Montes today lives in a two-bunk cell in the highest-security women’s prison in the nation. Her neighbors have included a former homemaker who strangled a pregnant woman to get her baby, a longtime nurse who killed four patients with massive injections of adrenaline, and Lynette “Squeaky” Fromme, the Charles Manson groupie who tried to assassinate President Ford.








But hard time in the Lizzie Borden ward of a Texas prison hasn’t softened the former Defense Department wunderkind. Years after she was caught spying for Cuba, Montes remains defiant. “Prison is one of the last places I would have ever chosen to be in, but some things in life are worth going to prison for,” Montes writes in a 14-page handwritten l…

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THE IMPORTANCE OF OCEAN CARGO TO THE WORLD'S ECONOMY ...

About 90% of all trade worldwide happens by sea. 


Stop, and think about that for a minute... This is why Stratfor obsesses over naval power and maritime strategies: Unimpeded access to the seas is crucial for the global economy to function and necessary for many countries’ foreign interests.




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VENEZUELA : Las Armas de Henrique Capriles, el Pacifista

Posted: 18 Apr 2013 10:04 AM PDT






Por Carlos Vilchez Navamuel





Por su trayectoria y sus hechos, no hay duda que Henrique Capriles Radosnky es y ha sido un hombre de paz.



 Aun conociendo las adversidades con las cuales ha tenido que enfrentar y conociendo que la verdad lo respalda, Capriles no se deja amedrentar, recuérdese que se enfrenta a un enorme monstruo de varias cabezas, como la Hidra de Lerna, de la mitología griega, entre ellas el aparato estatal totalmente chavista, militares de altos rangos que han sido comprados, los energúmenos que tiene a la par como Diosdado Cabello, los representantes de las instituciones que han avalado este proceso y los octogenarios mañosos, Fidel y Raúl Castro que son los que dirigen a Maduro, un títere del gobierno cubano.






Contra todo lo que significa esto, las armas de Capriles son el temple que lo caracteriza, su tenacidad, el amor por su país, su verbo de conciliación, su deseo de unir a todos los venezolanos y de sacarlos de esta crisis política y …