Papatuanuku From the union of Ranginui and Papatuanuku came the atua, including Tane Mahuta guardian of the forest, Tangaroa of the ocean, Haumietiketike who presided over wild foods and Rongomatane whose domain was cultivated crops.
The War on Terror is a Fraud "In the mid-'80s, if you remember He [Osama bin Laden] came to thank me for my efforts to bring the Americans, our friends, to help us against the atheists.
First, the United States began a troop surge in Afghanistan designed to deliver the final blow to the Taliban insurgency. Not one media institution connected the dots that the United States was actively funding the harm that its armed forces were simultaneously fighting.
Following the official narrative of the war, it certainly doesn't make any sense that the United States was indirectly prolonging the quagmire. Perhaps such mistakes are the inevitability of a bloated war bureaucracy, or that U.
Unfortunately, a collection of evidence points to a more sinister explanation: Throughout the '80s he was armed by the CIA and funded by the Saudis to wage jihad against the Russian occupation of Afghanistan. Al-Qaida, literally " the base ", was originally the computer data-base of the thousands of mujahideen who were recruited and trained with help from the CIA to defeat the Russians.
Inexplicably, and with disastrous consequences, it never appears to have occurred to Washington that once Russia was out of the way, Bin Laden's organization would turn its attention to the west.
A great article written by Robert Cook, whose life was tragically cut short within a year of its publication from a heart attack. Worth reading in its entirety. Senate testimony about the development of a poison dart pistol which can cause a heart attack and leave no trace indicating assassination.
I warned them that we were creating a monster. At the time, the Mujahideen was composed of many different, loosely organized groups encompassing a broad spectrum of ideologies, with widely varying perspectives on religion, society and state.
Seven major Afghan factions began receiving aid, three of them Islamic moderates and four of them Islamic fundamentalists, as defined by the military. In addition to native Afghans, they were composed of many foreigners who traveled to fight the invasion, such as Osama bin Laden himself. Many were high tech, such as Stinger Anti-Aircraft missiles,12 provided with the intention of demoralizing Soviet commanders and soldiers.
Madrassas are not inherently negative institutions, however the ones who received funding from the CIA were particularly radical.
Brzezinksi recalled his involvement to a French news magazine in That secret operation was an excellent idea. It had the effect of drawing the Soviets into the Afghan trap.THE SEPARATION OF POWERS separation between the Legislature and Executive, because those appointed to the Executive are also members of Parliament.
Balances checks on the power of Government in Australia. It is an independent and impartial decision making body. In addition, the Necessary and Proper Clause gives the federal government the implied power to pass any law "necessary and proper" for the execution of its express powers. Other powers—the reserved powers—are reserved to the people or the states.
The Separation of Powers devised by the framers of the Constitution was designed to do one primary thing: to prevent the majority from ruling with an iron fist. Based on their experience, the framers shied away from giving any branch of the new government too much power.
Federalism and limited government "federal government," embraces BOTH the national and state governments. The basis for allocation of powers between nation and state was established in the Constitution.
History of the Post Office PREFACE When the Continental Congress named Benjamin Franklin the first Postmaster General in , the United States was a weak confederation of colonies scattered along the eastern seaboard. The principle of the separation of powers is that, in order to prevent oppressive government, the three powers of government should be held by separate bodies—the Legislature, Executive and Judiciary—which can act .