Quebec Train, Taliban Office, Sarkozy Crowdfund, Russian Typewriters, Saudi Missiles, Glaxo Bribes, Jane's
This week in the aftermath of the Quebec train accident the energy debate gets louder in North America. In Qatar the Taliban office seems to be closed as peace negotiations with the Afghan government are also stalled. Former French President Sarkozy is on facebook asking for donations to save his UMP party. The Russian Security Service is budgeting tens of thousands of dollars for typewriters. A Saudi Arabian ballistic missile site shows capabilities for reaching Israel or Iran. And lastly this week, the Chinese government is accusing GlaxoSmithKline of bribery to keep drug prices high. This week's NEWZ Source is an old standby for military news, Jane's.
- Quebec Train Accident Re-Ignites Energy Debate
- Taliban Peace Talks Stall as Doha Office Closes
- Sarkozy Appeals to the Public to Help Save Party
- Russian Security Service Seeks Typewriters as Anti-Leak Tools
- Saudi Missile Program Could Reach Israel or Iran
- Chinese Government Accuses GlaxoSmithKline of Bribery
- NEWZ Source: Jane’s Information Group
- Episode Image: Office Lobby my mickangel
So, if you compare yourselves to the People’s Republic of China who is President and who is Premier on this authoritarian podcast?
I’m minister of information.
You mean minister of “information”, like al-Sahhaf.
The thing about the typewriters reminded me of a quote from Ayn Rands Atlas Shrugged. There is an encounter between Eddie Willers and Pop Harper, in the beginning…