Bloomberg | France Telecom SA’s talks on acquisitions in Iraq and Cambodia are progressing, and the company may enter Algeria as it expands further into emerging markets, Chief Executive Officer Stephane Richard said.
Guardian | The cleric once described by the US military as the most dangerous man in Iraq, Muqtadr al-Sadr, slipped back into his homeland today after three years in Iran to lay claim to a lead role in Iraqi affairs.
Gareth Porter | A special envoy raised the possibility in a secret meeting with senior Iraqi military and civilian officials that the Obama administration would leave more than 15,000 combat troops in Iraq after the 2011 deadline for U.S. withdrawal.
Press TV | American forces decapitated an Iraqi last year on the order of their higher-up, show recently-exposed US military documents.
TODAY ON THE ALEX JONES SHOW
North Korea threat to U.S. nuclear plants
On this Friday, December 19 edition of the Alex Jones Show, Nightly News host David Knight delves into the latest on the Sony Pictures hack as the U.S. plans to blame North Korea and also China, Russia and Iran. Following the malware attack, lawmakers in the U.S. pushed to reinvigorate CISPA-style legislation. David also looks at the claim North Korea planned attacks on America’s nuclear plants. The Infowars crew in Washington files a report today as they continue their coverage on a Washington state sheriff’s deputy proclaiming law enforcement officers need armored military vehicles because of “constitutionalists” with firearms.