The John Batchelor Show

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Thursday 13 June 2013

  Photo, above:  How to make sarin gas at home. It looks as though any sarin gas in Syria was brought in by the al Nusrah Front (= al Qaeda) "rebels" – i.e., Islamist anti-Assad forces.  See: Hour 2, Block A, Danielle Pletka, AEI. "I was reading up on nuclear proliferation when our editorial...

Wednesday 12 June 2013

Photo, above: In Trabzon, in Turkey on the Black Sea - a small global crossroads - people demostrate against the authoritarian, Islamist regime of Recep Tayyip Erdogan. JOHN BATCHELOR SHOW Co-hosts; Gordon Chang, Forbes.com, and Dr. David M. Livingston, The Space Show Hour One Wednesday  12 June...

Tuesday 11 June 2013

Photo, above: Jabbar Collins, with family, has now filed a $150 million lawsuit for wrongful conviction.  The long-time Brooklyn, New York, District Attorney Charles Hynes is accused of running a private jail system where witnesses were illegally interrogated and forcibly detained indefinitely. The...

Monday 10 June 2013

  Photo, above:  Portfolio » Trade Show and Exhibit Photography » I ITSEC 2009 - Booz Allen Hamilton - Rear JOHN BATCHELOR SHOW Hour One Monday  10 June  2013 / Hour 1, Block A: Thomas Joscelyn, Long War Journal senior editor; Bill Roggio, Long War Journal and FDD, in re: gang warfare in Kabul;...

Sunday 9 June 2013

Photo, above: Scythian gold belt plaque, 5th-4th century BCE; Western Siberia. See: Hour 3, Empires of the Silk Road: A History of Central Eurasia from the Bronze Age to the Present by Christopher I. Beckwith. Note a theory that Gautama Buddha was Scythian; this derives from a Sanskrit text.  JOHN...

Saturday 8 June 2013

Painting, above: The Victory of Alexander the Great, 1529, by Albrecht Altdorfer.  See: Hour 4, Block D: Ghost on the Throne: The Death of Alexander the Great and the Bloody Fight for His Empire by James Romm   JOHN BATCHELOR SHOW Hour One Saturday 8 June 2013 / Hour 1, Block A: Between Man and...

Friday 7 June 2013

JOHN BATCHELOR SHOW Hour One Friday 7 June 2013  / Hour 1, Block A: Jim McTague, Barron's Washington, in re:   U.S. Payrolls Rise 175,000; Jobless Rate Climbs to 7.6%  Employers added 175,000 jobs in May, in a sign that the economy continues to grow at a moderate pace despite higher taxes, federal...

Thursday 6 June 2013

Photo, above: Second Infantry Division landing at St-Laurent-sur-Mer, 7 June 1944 JOHN BATCHELOR SHOW Co-hosts: Mary Kissel, WSJ; Malcolm Hoenlein, Conference of Presidents Hour One Thursday  6 June  2013 / Hour 1, Block A: Patrick K. O’Donnell, Back to the Front  Wounded Warriors visit Belleau...

Wednesday 5 June 2013

Photo, above: Filipinos protest in front of the Chinese Consulate in Los Angeles, as part of a global protest over an escalating territorial row in the South China Sea. The territorial row centres on Scarborough Shoal, a tiny rocky outcrop in the South China Sea which the Philippines says is part...

Tuesday 4 June 2013

Photo, above: A longtime companion of reputed mob boss James “Whitey” Bulger will be buried Tuesday.  Teresa Stanley was the woman who started out, in the mid 1990s, on Bulger’s run as a fugitive, but soon returned home. In her place, Bulger picked up a younger companion, the now-jailed Catherine...

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