Inside the Birdcage – June 17, 2017

So it’s been busy times for me. Lots of physio, and adjusting to a new environment. Trying not to pay too much attention to Trump and the Russians; it’s not like any of this is news to me, right? The Chinese recently put quantum encrypted satellites in orbit; I can’t help but wonder if the […]

Peer to peer ethical trade and human trafficking

The most frequently overlooked aspect of trafficking is the labour trade market, which forces people in conflict zones to find work through companies which extort them, and they mine things like rare minerals used to build cellphones and blood diamonds, depending on the area. The closer you get to the original source, the worse the […]

Belgian Police Arrest 2 Suspected in New Years, ISIS-inspired terror plot

Belgian police arrest 2 suspected in New Years, ISIS-inspired terror plot Belgian authorities arrested two people on suspicion of being involved in an ISIS-inspired plot to attack “emblematic sites” in Brussels during New Year’s festivities, the Belgian federal prosecutor’s office said Thursday. The arrests are not linked to the deadly Nov. 13 terror attack in […]

Life As a Woman Online

I don’t go out very often because I deal with severe social anxiety and depression as a result of my time on the Training Floor and repeated injuries – it often seems as though my entire life is dedicated simply to physio, walking the dog, writing, or sleeping – but when I do go out, […]

Linked To Attacks Arrested In Belgium

<h1>2 Linked To Attacks Arrested In Belgium</h1> <p class=”rhexcerpt”>Police officials in Belgium arrested two people Sunday after a raid at a home in the central part of the capital city of Brussels, for connections with the terror attacks in Paris last month. However, officials said the arrested did not include Belgian fugitive Salah Abdeslam, who […]

Dems Echo GOP on Encryption

Dems Echo GOP on Encryption After Republican candidates recommended “closing up the Internet” and “penetrating the Internet” as tactics to preventing coordinations for domestic terrorist attacks, the Democratic Party candidates faced a question about privacy versus security of their own during Saturday night’s debate. In response to the a question on getting tech companies to […]

Turkey deploying 30 percent of army in Syrian border clampdown Turkey is tightening security at its border with Syria. A fresco on a barracks building at the Köprübatı checkpoint, which overlooks radical Islamic State movement (ISIL) territory, is emblazoned with the watchwords: “This border is our honour, protected with our hearts and strength.” The First Border Battalion is responsible for fending off infiltrators, smugglers and ‘terrorists’

Turkey deploying 30 percent of army in Syrian border clampdown Turkey is tightening security at its border with Syria. A fresco on a barracks building at the Köprübatı checkpoint, which overlooks radical Islamic State movement (ISIL) territory, is emblazoned with the watchwords: “This border is our honour, protected with our hearts and strength.” The First […]