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"Today's fearless. Woman is both a maverick and a legend a national heroine in Israel. She parachuted into enemy territory to liberate Jews during the Holocaust looking death in the eye. Let's talk about Hannah said Nash Hanis. Ns was born in nineteen twenty one budapest Hungary the daughter of an author and a journalist. Honecker up in a literary household she routinely kept journals of her own from H. Thirteen right up to her death in the nineteen thirties as antisemitic sentiments were burgeoning and Budapest. Hana was drawn design scientist activities and in nineteen thirty nine. She left Hungary for what was then. Palestine there she. I attended an agricultural school and eventually settled at kibbutz. Yom where she wrote poetry and a play about life on the kibbutz in nineteen forty three at the height of World War Two. Hana enlisted with the British army in volunteered to be a paratrooper. The mission was to help the allied forces establish contact with resistance fighters in Europe. Were also working to help the Jews. Hana trained in Egypt and was one of only thirty three people chosen to parachute behind enemy lines in March of nineteen forty four. Hana parachuted into Yugoslavia and began working with the Yugoslav partisans. A Communist led resistance the access powers. The partisans were considered among Europe's most effective anti Nazi resistance groups Hana's Fervor and passion for the movement or captured in her poem. Last is the match. But she wrote during her time in Yugoslavia. After three months with the partisans on across into hungry in June of nineteen forty four at the height of deportation for Hungary's Jews with the goal of reaching her native Budapest. She didn't make it Hana was quickly picked up by the Hungarian police who were faithful to the Nazi party. Despite being repeatedly torture Hana declined to give up information pertaining to her mission. Even when the police threatened to harm Hana's own mother she held steadfast and her resistance and refused to cooperate during Hana's trial October of nineteen forty four. She didn't appeal for mercy and instead defended her actions at every turn on November seventh nineteen forty four. Hana was ordered to be executed by firing squad in the moments leading up to her that she refused a blindfold that was offered to her. Instead choosing to stare squarely into the eyes of per excecutioner. She was only twenty three years old. After her execution a poem was found in Hana's sell it read one two three eight feet long to strides apart. The rest is dark. Life is fleeting question. Mark one-two-three maybe another week or the next month may still find me here but death I feel is very near. I could have been twenty three next July i Campbell on what mattered. Most the dice were cast. I lost Hana's life was brief but her impact. On the world lasted long pastor untimely death her diary and poems were published posthumously and several of her poems have been set to music in one thousand nine hundred fifty Hamas remains were brought to Jerusalem and reinterred at the military cemetery on Mount Herzl to this day. Hana remains a symbol of self sacrifice idealism in the face of dire circumstance.
Britain celebrates inspirational veteran's 100th birthday
"A British Army veteran shuffle the length of his garden one hundred times raising over thirty seven million dollars and counting for Britain's National Health Service now he's celebrating his one hundredth birthday as well wishes poured in from around the nation captain Tom was sunny attitude in a dark moment has brought smiles to a country knocked down amid the cabin nineteen pandemic most commonly used social media to seek donations to support healthcare workers as a way to thank the doctors and nurses who took care of him when he broke his hip but as he walked the public what should just kept a nating to salute him on his one hundredth birthday spit fire and the hurricane the monks of the planes flew over his home as he watched in his garden mourners arrive just kept two more was appointed as the fuss on recon on at the army foundation college targets will return one of the goodish owns an inverter could get prime minister Boris Johnson had his own personal message for the centenarian and summed up with the whole nation was feeling captain Tom that is exactly what your point of light in wildlife's challenge I'm S. London
"british army" Discussed on Newsradio 830 WCCO
"The British Army to evacuate Boston not set out early from accounts pass heading a column of some eight hundred foot two boons and artillery he paused at the Bowery on Third Avenue near today's Cooper Union until one PM chatting with the British officers commanding the redcoats standing a block or so before him the last British attachments no we see orders to move down the Bowery in Chatham street picking up their outposts as they passed and willing to pearl street March to the East River wards where they will grow to the fleet thanks follow the British down Chatham street and then turned on to Broadway in March south to Cape just having a little below Trinity Church conformally took possession of New York City in the name of the United States receiving a message from rocks that he had done so Washington swung into the saddle and road downtown governor Clinton had a sign the new jail at the northeast corner of today's city hall park captain Cunningham paraded the Provo guard for the last time accompanied by the hang man in his yellow jacket only hams command passed between a platoon of British troops which fell in behind them as they marched down Broadway they and the city hall's main guard does became the last enemy forces in history to occupy New York City Washington road down pearl street to Wall Street and then went on wall to Broadway capes tavern a group of citizens welcome the commander in chief an eye witness said the troops just leaving us were as if equipped for show and with their scarlet uniforms and burnished arms made a brilliant display the troops marched in on the contrary were ill clad and weather beaten and made a forlorn appearance but then they were our troops it is I looked at them and thought upon all they have done for us my heart and eyes were full in admired and glory in them the more because they were weather beaten and forlorn the British had left the union flag flying over for George on the battery the halyards blinds for raising and lowering the flag were gone the banner had been mailed to the staff in the poll was greased hill to truck to prevent or hinder the removal of the emblem of royalty and the raising of the stars and stripes Greece rebuffed all efforts to climb the staff in the crowd was captain John van Arsdale a New Yorker revolutionary soldier in peacetime sailor recalling Peter glazed hardware store about ten minutes away in Hanover Square he sprinted across town and liberated assault hatchet cleats rope and nails he began nailing the cleats into the greasy pole he climbed a little drove in more cleats and climbed farther but bit he ascended the poll he reached the top he ripped down the British flag and flung it to the cheering crowd then he attach new halyards and scrambled on the pole as the stars and stripes for an update general Knox's field guns began a thirteen gun salute as the colors went up and the canon ward the British weighed anchor and made for the open sea that night Washington and his officers met with general Clinton in France's tavern at Broughton pearl street for a feast of reason and a flow of soul they offered thirteen toast allies friends comrades living.
A Walking Tour of Dublin, Ireland
"Start. Today's all Irish. Our with tips for a walking tour of Dublin with nearly two million people in Greater Dublin. Ireland's capital is by far its biggest city and it thrives with Arts Entertainment Food and fun just taking a walk through Ireland's capital. You can see and experience so much of its charm. That can know where to look and if you know where to walk. It's even better. That's why we've invited to Great Irish guides. Joe Darcy and Karen O'hare to join us in our studios for a guided stroll through Dublin. Joe and Karen thanks for being with us. Our pleasure great to be here so if you're going to take somebody on a walk through. Dublin where we just start. I think I'd probably start up. Stephen's Green which is at the south. End of Grafton Street is a pedestrianised shopping street and Stevens. Green is a beautiful manicured Eighteenth Century Park. It reminds me of when you get off the platform and suddenly. You're at hogwarts step out of the middle of this busy packed city into a beautiful manicured park actually reminds me of London. Very much so probably. That's because it was designed in a time when Dublin was actually the second city in the British Empire. Oh without question. In everything. From the the wrought iron fencing around the entire park to the style of landscape architecture inside the park is very very limited those parts in London and Joe when we think of Saint Stephen's Green. Today it has some connections with Ireland's difficult fight for independence Jordan. The nineteen sixteen religion on Easter Monday called eastern evasion and there was one. Contingent of artists rebelled swear in command of Stevens granddaughter. Job was to mind. Stephen Greene barricaded streets on prevent British reinforcements from getting into the city centre and amazingly their only experience of warfare. Because he's not. Soldiers was watching the pathway news from World War One and where everybody was digging trenches all over Belgium France so they dug trenches in Stephen's Green. Hold out but of course British army caught up to four storey buildings all around the Gresham hotel. They had a clear line of fire. Is like they're digging their own tombs. Yeah Yeah So. They retreated from their interface called the Royal College of Surgeons. Which is just when you come out with Stephen Screen through that gate around. He'll after all colleges charges and you can still see bullet marks into whole memorial to mention. Yeah Yeah Yeah let host reminded of the the blood that was last is Ireland one. It's independent that was no easy feat the more understanding of history you bring your visit to. Dublin the more. You'll enjoy your sightseeing today when I go to Saint Stephen Screen it's Of course you've got the history but it's just a festival of of youth and families in life. People are feeding the ducks in the pond. There's a little theater there. And it's and it's the kickoff point for Grafton Street Karen mentioned Grafton Street Joe when he walked down Grafton Street What are you gonNA find? You're gonNA find a multitude of small shops as well as the big retail shops. Actually strangely enough when you come down from Stevens Gray and one of the first big shops you say you left US Disneyland. So there's a store you know. This is the High Rent Street and you have the high rents treated drives out the local businesses and it brings in the what. Are you gonNA see Karen when you walk down Grafton Street well I think the first thing that you notice is the street is seething with life there's wall to wall people coming and going in either direction and you know living in Dublin. You're always if you live there you're gonna run into someone you know in that street. You know when you walk down it you don't see any churches right on the street but hiding a little bit off. The way is a Catholic Church. Why would a Catholic Church be hiding off the main street in Dublin? Well Saint Theresa's Church right off. Grafton Street was One of the first places that it was allowable. I believe for Roman Catholics to openly worship after the period of time in the eighteenth century known as the penal laws when open practice of Roman Catholicism was officially outlawed by British rulers in Ireland so that churches write-offs in Stephen's Green and it's very much an oasis of tranquility in the city as it has been since the eighteenth century Saint Teresa's. It's a beautiful church to depend to end. It is interesting to think that in Ireland. Dublin was sort of London's second city and it was very not Catholic but when Catholicism was allowed you could worship as Catholics in Dublin but keep a low profile exactly so these great churches are tucked away in the back streets although they were allowed to openly practice. That wasn't really opened. That was in inverted commas. The church still had to be kinda hidden away. They weren't allowed to build churches on a main street. That's why it's down outside. So it Joe at the bottom of Grafton street you come to a very important College Beautiful College Trinity College and originally for the elites for the Protestant kids but of course today Everybody's welcome as it traveled. How do enjoy Trinity College? Well the best way to visit is to go into the front main entrance on an area called college dot Grafton Street just continue on straight over to your right hand side and you come into a beautiful Georgian Square. A huge amount of Dobbin was rebuilt. George an and that's like neoclassical screams. British Empire Eighteenth Century he and George W was rebuilt in the eighteenth century in Georgia. So we're one of the best Georgian cities. In Britain colleges SORTA like the elite colleagues for Ireland. Even go to college was founded in one thousand nine hundred hundred nothing left of the original college. It was almost totally rebuilt starting in Sixteen Ninety S and then Roy Eighteenth Century Karen my favorite thing when I step through that Grand. Entrance of Trinity is a little table where our students offering tours? Yeah that's right and I used to live right across from that table when I was in college and Trinity. Right in front square and there are students known as scholars of the college who've passed a competitive examination to have free tuition at the college and they give tours of front square dressed in the academic gowns. That were still common among students until recently and they are really eloquent. Fun-loving students giving you a candid. Look at student life. It's very inexpensive. It's a great way to get a sense of Trinity College absolutely in a great way to get a sense of the tradition of wit in Dublin. It goes back to one of the most famous Students at Trinity Oscar Wilde are guides to Dublin travel with Rick Steves are irish-american Cure. No half he attended. Kennedy College is an expert on the Ellen pipes which he performs with the company trio opened the door for three Joe. Darcy provides custom walking tours of Dublin and was recently on the board of historic Sweeney's pharmacy. Where James Joyce readings are given throughout the week when we go to Trinity College? Of course you've got to go to the library and see the book of Kells and so one of the most important medieval art treasures in Western civilization when you leave trinity when I was really struck by is a bank that used to be the parliament step in there and you get a little dose of British rule of Ireland Joe. Tickets into that the most important building built in Dobbin Jordan rebuilding eighteenth century was a new bike camera. Houses apartment one of the first purpose built house the parliament certainly in Europe. If not the world took about forty years to complete S- between seventeen forty. Seven hundred eighty and housed. Two Chambers House will come in the House of Lords very much along the the British can step into one of those houses to this day. It's open during banking errors free and and you really got sense of that little after the act of union and the first of January eighteen hundred one we became part of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and the Bank of Ireland. Arden's forced commercial bank. They took over the building paid for the House of Commons. Hot To be put out of use never to be used as a place of assembly again but they said nothing about the House of Lords so the Bank of art and has maintained. And it's a beautiful room. It's mostly open Jordan banking hours occasionally there's functions and there you'll see a sign outside that it's either open or closed. I stumbled into it just this last year. I never knew about it and it was great
VW Beetle Part III: From Hitler to Hippies
"Back to the epic conclusion of our three part series on the Volkswagen Beetle. It's been dark road the F. Are you guys a lot of really messed up stuff? But there's a lot of peace in love in the future. Yea here that this episode is about peace and love so I'm looking forward to. We're going to get there. Hey guys welcome to the. Pass Gas podcast. You like passed gas. Please help us grow by giving us a good rating and a nicer view on the podcast platform of your choice to really help us out. I really appreciate it. Thank you all right now for the show. When we last left off the Volkswagen Wolfsburg factory originally meant to Make Carson. People WAS BUILDING WEAPONS OF WAR INSTEAD. Wolfsburg was targeted by the allies and nearly destroyed but the war ended. Hitler was dead. It was time yeah. It was time for the Volkswagen to live up to. Its name is name was the people's car Ooh bye-bye now that the war was over. Germany was faced with the massive task of reconstructing a shattered country including resupplying. The transportation needs for the people after the war. Germany was divided into multiple zones. The British American Soviet and French sectors Wolfsburg was situated within the British sector and the factory was still under the British pocket book in the years after the war it was also under constant threat of being shut down but once the British and American sectors merged it became apparent that British Army Engineer Major Ivan. Hirst would be able to secure the necessary funding to keep the factory afloat. The country would once again be allowed to participate within the global free market in nineteen forty seven. Obviously these policies had a direct impact on the Volkswagen factory British officials representing the VW plant had continued to push further permission to export during all of these changes every single one of their requests export though had been denied but now the Germany was allowed to enter the market the VW plant was finally viewed as a way to ease the British expenses and in March of nineteen forty seven. The factory quotas were raised. The People's car would be allowed to be exported outside of Germany but only to the Netherlands Belgium and France. The first official export of the car occurred in August that same year? A massive total of five cars were exported and the process was a difficult. One selling quote. Hitler'S CARS TO COUNTRY. Hitler try to Concord. Seemed kind of absurd but it wasn't Hitler's car anymore. So anything can happen. I think they should should stop calling Hitler's car if they want to sell it. Probably not the best marketing hooked. This is a great car. This was Hitler's car. It was obvious that British Army Engineer Major Ivan. Hirst couldn't run the plant forever. He was a military man and while he loved his position at the plant he had a larger job that took priority but each time they tried to take her out of the factory chaos ensued. He ran a tight ship soon enough. The search for a replacement began but for the volatile plant to return to German hands. It needed someone who had expertise when it came to running a major factory. Former Opel head Heinrich Nordhoff. Remember him from the last episode mentioned him he had been barred from working in the American business sector since he had been given an award from the Nazis. A FEW YEARS PRIOR ON K. Not a good look opal was controlled by GM. And Mr Nordhoff was forced out of his job. Due to America's quote no nonsense policy on Nazi involvement after the war you know other than hiring Nazi scientists to develop bombs and stuff. Yeah and like the entire space program. Yeah let's not talk about. Yeah that's true Operation Paper Clip. Look it up. When it came to looking for a factory manager Nordhoff. He might sense. He was experienced in managing factories and since the VW plant was under British control. He was actually allowed to work there on January. First of nineteen forty eight Heinrich took up position as managing director of the Volkswagen. Plant by recommendation of major hearst upon his arrival to Wolfsburg Nordhoff noted that the factory still looked exactly like it did during the war. It was basically a pile of ruins that could somehow produce cars so he knew he had a lot of work to do. So we got the work while he was meant to report to hearst with each action the roles were kind of reversed. It was obvious that Nord off was the expert and no one complained. Once you took control. The first thing Nordhoff did was replaced all the English signs back to German ones. Oh that's the bathroom is been peeing in jars from meanwhile nineteen forty. Seven was a terrible year for Ferdinand. Porsche he had been moved from his original prison to the Dank Dungeons in dijon into John. That sounds like your APP album named Dude Dank dungeons dungeons. That's pretty good good anyway remember. He had been arrested by the French. Police For colluding with Hitler Hitler. Yeah that guy so at this prison in the in Dijon. They were not even given beds all around him other men involved in the war. We're being sentenced to death in the Nuremberg trials. So at least Porsche was better off than that. After twenty two months Porsche and his family were released from the French prisons and declared not guilty of their crimes as the French government only tried him regarding the forced labor of French prisoners The Porsche Corporation to this day still denies the use of forced labour in their factory. At the time just it's better just to come clean about it. You know. Yeah Yeah I mean there's no way right. There's no way that they didn't. I don't know the rest of his record was sort of six months after his arrival to the Volkswagen Factory Heinrich Nordhoff was still sleeping on the factory. Floor on a flimsy. Kat issues plagued the factory especially the lack of housing but most importantly there wasn't really a local market for the cars. Germany was still dirt poor. And those who have the money to buy car tended to steer clear of the word. Volkswagen makes sense also. The factory was amazingly inefficient. It took workers in a reported three hundred hours to build a single car so nordhoff had to reshuffle the factory line in order to imitate the successful style of the lines in Detroit. Normally that Nordhoff expertise allowed him to play with the budget. A little bit. Nineteen forty-nine was the first year the factory was given a firm quota of forty thousand cars and nord-ost reshuffling allowed the cars to be produced over two hundred dollars under budget nor off also rebuilt the factory. He figured out that having bombed out walls and ceilings. Kinda hurt company around. Yeah I remember when our office got blown up. That was really tough to come to work every day. Yes like where do I plug my charger in? Yeah there's no wall. Where am I snack? All my snacks. So Heinrich had the place tidied up a little bit. Most importantly he completely changed the entire decision making power structure of the factory. Using a general manager who controlled multiple departments head on and so on while that's super commonplace. Now this was revolutionary at this time in German history but ultimately the company was still controlled by the British government and while they remain about as far out of the picture as they could heinrich still had to answer to them in the end.
Who was Mad Mike Hoare?
"The story of might hose life which ended peacefully early this week after one. Hundred Turbulent years reads like these synopsis of an absurd overcooked movie. Indeed one episode of Mike. 'cause life was the Synopsis Foreign Absurd overcooked action movie. Nineteen seventy eight. The Wild Geese in which Richard Burton plays a swashbuckling soldier of fortune called Colonel Allen Faulkner a character who similarities to Mike hough stretched to breaking point the traditional cinematic disclaimer about resemblance blogs to persons living or dead. Being purely coincidental. I get across the railway. Not Answerable Choice. I mean the real McCoy and I love being in the presence of all hardman necessarily Ruffians but men men who can live hard core walls to an almost cartoonish degree what we think of when we think of mercenaries the buccaneering rogue in Berry fatigues cravat overthrowing or undermining governments in generally poor countries at the behest of generally rich people equal parts. It's guerilla commander and showman. Most people would have bristled at the nickname mad. Mike Mad Mike hough understood it as the calling card and the sales pitch which would help him to more or less invent the modern idea of the mercenary as an effective but handily deniable instrument of foreign policy. Mike Hall was born in Calcutta to Irish parents on March seventeenth some Patrick's day nine thousand nine hundred. Nineteen he volunteered for the British army at the outbreak of World War Two joined the London Irish rifles and later the Royal Armed Corps. He fought in the famously. Brutal campaigns leans against the Imperial Japanese army in Burma and India and reached the rank of major. He served with the Chin dates the British special operations units which specialized sized in behind the lines raids. That's the name for the Guardian Statue. Is that standard the steps of his pagoda. A name from legend that's become flesh and blood living guardians
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle to surrender their royal titles
"So they will no longer represent the queen will no longer be working members of the royal family nor will they use that titles of Royal Highness that was a statement from Queen Elizabeth the second late on Saturday confirming the future status of her grandson prince Harry and his wife Meghan the couple have been embroiled in a few Rory over their future role since announcing a desire to step back as senior members of the British royal family correspondent anymore is here with me in the studio this sounds like a clean break yeah that's fine I mean how do you make and says the Tate said they want to step back from wrote you tease the still in fact seems a bit more radical than that as you say yeah it's more of a a clean break so the details were announced in that statement from the queen so they will lose that HRH titles his Royal Highness her wrong hi this they will become simply the juke of Sussex she will be the Duchess they won't carry out any royal duties they want to get any money from royal sounds okay patronage of organizations and charities that they'd like will continue of course he will lose or his official military titles very difficult for a man who did serve in the British Army Kohls are the couple will route paid two point four million pounds from public funds that was spent on renovating from small cottage where they leave a twin to council in the future they will continue to live there when they're in the U. K. but they will pay which older commercial rent for that that statement from the queen very personal she talked about family she said Harry make and and Archie the sun will always be much less love to members of my family as she went on to say I recognize the challenges and intense scrutiny they have faced and she said I'm particularly proud of how may can I said quickly become one of the family Harry is still in line to the throne amidst all this is Andy he is yes he's still in line to the throne though he says he he wants with Megan to go off and start a new life they talked about speaking that time between Canada and the U. K. E. we haven't got much detail on what's that new life will be what form it will take it was very brief statement on their website which said they will provide you information on the rolls and well could you can touches of Sussex in June course Macon is on Vancouver Island at the moment and we understand that Harry will probably join her in June course later on this week what a future security costs because clearly that's one of the areas that isn't quite clarified at this point indeed one of the issues that hasn't been clarified in fact I told were there was no mention all of all of that age will be a great and continuing expense as former oils as internationally known people they will need security wherever they are in the world there was no information in a statement about who will pay for that and whether it will be the British taxpayer or whether the Canadian taxpayer may take him a policy that so it's one of those issues that is unclear at the moment and the hope certain within Buckingham Palace presumably is that this draws a line to an extent under what has been quite a difficult episode absolutely a very difficult time full the queen for the royal family coming so soon offer the problems with the prince Andrew his association with the billionaire financier Epstein and that dissolves to seem to he did with the BBC television so there is this incident this difficulty coming so soon after that one but the queen wanted it to be resolved as soon as possible it has been within about a week after they announce they want to step back these arrangements will start in the spring and we're told that it will be reviewed after years of the queen officially hopes this will be the start of a new chapter they will be able to do what they wish to start a new life in the royal family will be able to carry on as before Andy thank you very much
Kenya police: 3 arrested trying to enter British Army camp
"Kenyan police say they arrested three terrorist suspects who tried to force their way into a British Army training camp on the same day al Shabab extremists attacked a military base and killed three US military personnel a British Army statement said Kenyan police were investigating suspicious activity but said British military officials do not believe there was a direct threat to U. K. personnel are
J.F.C. Fuller: Military Thinker
"August Grist nineteen sixteen the Western Front. In the first World War the opposing armies had dug into entrenched positions stretching five five hundred miles across France and Belgium from the mountains to the sea barbed wire and machine. Guns meant that it was all but impossible for either side side to advance the Noble Cavalry long the most celebrated force in the army utterly useless. It was a murderous stalemate stalemate but a few miles behind the allied lines. Hundreds of people both civilians and British and French army officers. That brought picnics. Emma waiting patiently for a demonstration of Agra marketable invention it was pleasantly warm day and a quiet quiet spot if you tuned out the artillery of the Psalm battlefield thundering away beyond the horizon then. Another noise began to cut across that distant rumbling the Chug of a powerful engine the relentless metallic clattering of Caterpillar tracks carrying twenty eight tons of cannon armour-plating to walking pace. Everyone was talking and chatting when slowly came into sight. The first I tank I ever saw not a monster but very graceful machine with beautiful lines lozenge shaped but with too clumsy looking wheels behind it. That's major J F C fuller. He's the central figure in our story. He's thirty seven a small roll man with a neatly trimmed moustache. His hairline is retreating over his crown and beginning to March down the back of his hand. He could pass for a Buckler in a costume. Assume drama but beneath the surface of J F C fuller is an inner radicalism. Not long ago he'd been friends with the notorious. Torius occultist Alister Crowley Crowley called himself. A wizard one newspaper called him. The wickedest man in the world cavorting with self proclaimed walks is not the typical social pastime of a British army officer. But as we'll see that isn't even the strangest first thing about the life and the fate of J F C Fuller Fuller sees instantly this new machine. The tank is the solution to the basic tactical problem of the war of how to cross MoD and trenches and barbed wire against Storm of bullets. Nothing else has worked not even the novel atrocity of poison gas. But the tank will do the job. Bob And J. F C fuller concede that with absolute clarity. The tank is the unknown x in the equation of victory. All that is necessary is to get the people to see the problem but getting other people to see the problem was well. Perhaps that was the problem problem.
Turkey starts returning IS fighters, deports US national
"Turkey began sending captured foreign members of the Islamic state including one US citizen back to their home countries today last week Turkey's interior minister estimated some twelve hundred foreign ISIS fighters were in Turkish prisons separately a former British Army officer who helped found the Syrian civilian rescue group known as the white helmets was found dead in Turkey the body of James la measure or was discovered near his home in is simple his death is now under investigation
The Shortest War
"Warwick four military conflict between the United Kingdom and Zanzibar Saldana on the twenty seventh of August eighteen ninety six the conflict lasted between thirty eight to forty five minutes making it the shortest recorded war in history the immediate goals the war was the death the pro which is soaked in Hammer been on the twenty fifth of August eighteen ninety six on the subsequent secession of Sautin Kelley Been Gosh the British authorities preferred Bin Muhammed who is more favorable to process interest as alter in according to the Treaty an eight hundred eighty six a condition for essential to the sultan was the candidate obtained the permission of the British Council and Cook lead had not fulfilled about required McKay richest causes belly incentive ultimatum to Kelly demanding the orders forces to stand down and leave the palace in response Kelly code his palace guards. I'm barricaded himself into the Polish the ultimatum expired at nine hundred hours East Africa time on twenty four twenty seven August by which time the British covered cruisers two gunboats hundred marines and cited a nine hundred tons of barriers in the harbor area the Royal Navy contingent combined the Real Admiral Harry Rowe said the pro Anglo Bari were commanded by Brigadier General Lloyd Mathews of designs above all me it was also the First Minister Zanzibar around two thousand eight hundred Sabbari's defended the police most were recruited for the civil population they also included sultans policies breath several hundred of his servants and slaves defenders had several retrial pieces machine guns which was set in front of the policy the British ships embalmed opened fire at not set on fire disabled the defendant auditory small naval action took place with the British sinking Sabari Royal Yacht hate s Glasgow to similar vessels and some shots were fired effectively the purchase on safari troops as they approached the pilots the flag at the policy was shot down and fire ceased at nine forty the sultan's forces sustained roughly casualties with only one British cellular he was injured so in college received asylum in Germany consulate Ford Escape Into German East Africa which is in the mainland part of present day tons Aena Bush's quickly placed Sultan Ahmad how is the head of the puppet government the wool mart the end in his underboss oaten a sovereign state and the start of the period of heavy British influence son's bar was violent country in the Indian Ocean off the coast of Jamaica today which formed part of Tanzania the main island be under nominal control the symptoms of Mon- Sixteen Ninety when they expelled the Portuguese this claimed it in fourteen ninety so to me been set declared the island independent of Amman in eighteen fifty-eight which recognized by Great Britain and spent the soap to that from that of Albany Ball gasping sought the second Sultan offer been forced by British ultimatum a threat to blockade to voice the slave trade in June eighteen seventy three those later discovered the instructions London would have prohibited aggressive action being taken late if the ultimate had been rejected the subsequent Stockton's stoppage their capital and seat of government at suns about town where Polish complex was built on the seafront 1896 this consistent palaces self the top attach Harim on the better by job with the house of Windows a ceremonial policies be the first building Africa to be finding with electrical the complex was mostly constructive of local timber that was designed as defensive structure remained buildings were adjacent to one another in a line unlinked bog wooden covered bridges above street heights written recognize UN's boss sovereignty and it so tonight in eighteen eighty six after a long period of friendly interaction generally maintain good relations with the country missile tunes however Germany was also interesting east Africa ups and the two powers for control over trade rights on the territory the area throughout the late nineteenth century something Khalifa at granted rights to London Kenya to Britain and that's autonomy could too I'm not a process resulting prohibition of slavery in those lines many of the Arabs ruling classes by the interruption the viable trade which results in some unrest in addition the German authorities in Taneeka refused to fly the flag ourselves which led to on cash is king choose on the local population one such conflict in Tanga claiming the lives of twenty Arabs so to glee Sabari troops led by Brigadier General Lord Matthews the former Latin Royal Navy to restore order in Taneeka the operation was largely successful the anti German feeding tons of Bari people remain strong further conflicts erupted at by up one hundred and fifty natives killed by German military forces I kept wet swat where German officials in their servants were murdered Khalifah granted extensive try writes payroll Britches each engineering company a German assistance run a naval blockade to hold the consumer the domestic slave trade upon his death in eighteen ninety been side ascended to so to that so Autobahn domestic slave trade but not slave ownership declared Zanzibar of Bush's protector and appointed Lloyd Mathews First Minister Talese Cabinet Britches will also guaranteed a veto of the future appointment of sultans the year ALICEA session sold sorry then he goes on Zanzibar Treaty between Britain and Germany this treaty efficient efficiency the is feasible interested in the East Africa and they see the gym writes in Zanzibar to the United Kingdom this grant the British Government Evenson Psalms Nope which they intended to use to eradicate the slave trade an object to they had how as early as eighteen o four so to Ali's successor was not been too on the he became sultan in eighteen ninety three MAC maintained close relations the British but that was the sentiment is subject of the increase in British control of the country the British army in the Appalachian of the voluble trade in order to show this said the British authorities authorized into raises onto Bari Palace bodyguard the power of men but these trees was soon involved in clashes with the richest led police complaints about the party calls activities were also received from European accidents in Zanzibar town so some Sultan Ahmad died suddenly all at eleven forty East African time on the twenty ninety fifth volkers eighteen ninety six he's twenty nine year old nephew Khalid Bimbo Gosh was also expected by some of his assassination moved into the complex Zanzibar time without the British approval in contravention the treaty agreed with the British government preferred alternative comedown about bin Muhammad which move favorably disposed towards them colleague was wound by the Council and diplomatic agents on the ball okay on General Matthews to Kathy about his actions this course of action had proved successful three years earlier when Khalid had tried to claim the so tonight after the death of Ali and the British Consul General Renown wrought have spray today the dangers of such action Khalid Ignore Caves owning and his forces began mustering the square under the combined captains Celek of the police bodyguard
"british army" Discussed on KMOX News Radio 1120
"Paul Revere the occupation of British military presents an opportunity he creates a propaganda piece he calls landing of the troops as it travels throughout the colonies so does the fear of military occupation. with the British Army camp in the center of their C. Bostonians have a constant reminder of their own repression. while rank and file British soldiers start to wonder who has it works here's historians H. W. brands internal soon Denver Brunswick these British soldiers are a long way from home young men who are frightened most of them have hardly the slightest idea of what the political debate is they're told by their officers you need to keep. for many of the soldiers arriving American had been a far away place that you read about in the newspaper when they get there they see what all the fuss was about this really is a suggestive a much better life in America so desertion becomes a serious problem. one hallmark of a professional army at this time is high stated disappoint physical corporal punishment for various crimes. and the punishment of choice was the lash. punishment for desertion could bring up to two hundred and fifty lashes contrary to popular history the derogatory term of lobster back for British soldiers doesn't have anything to do with the red hosting where the term is from the welts and the scars men have on their backs from being whipped. the flame that will ignite the American revolution is live on Thursday morning February twenty second seventeen seventy when according to the Boston Gazette a barbarous murder was committed on the body of a young lad of about eleven years of age. Christopher cider is a young rebel in a sons of liberty offshoot group known as the liberty boys. his idea to protest the taxes is to get all of the colonies together to join in on against the merchants. so delivery for claims of no British goods will be so not everybody is your support. Samuel Adams and so delivery you're not above marking that place with newer on the door they're not about breaking the windows twice that morning cider in a crowd of sixty young men marched defiantly through Boston's cobblestone streets with a cart overflowing with rock and free used to mark the windows of those merchants who refused to respect the boycott of all British goods. these British sympathizers are known as loyalists oratory walking down the street the mob sees Richard's who was informed to the customs house about a very merchants who were not paying their taxes. stopping in front of Ebenezer Richardson's house the young men begin throwing rubbish into his yard the rubbish is thrown back by Richardson's wife Kathy soon rock so in the Richardsons retreat into their secure home. as the intensity grows windows are shattered in an eight hits kezi. Richardson grabs his musket loaded with swine shot in stance to find the musket high the second story window he fires once it is intended to be a warning for swearing. the first side or is he in his chest a nap Levin pieces of. size of large piece. most people believe the revolutionary war is triggered by a shot from a British soldier on Lexington. but the conflict is actually set into motion five years earlier when liberty forty Christopher cider becomes the first American mark to die for the cause of freedom there's nothing I can do. made this into a huge public spectacle and there was a great deal of anger Austin. a stage an incredibly elaborate funeral with the big decked coffin the gains mourners as it passes through town. among the more than two thousand Bostonians who attend the funeral is John Adams here use from his diary. mine eyes have never seen such a funeral. the shows that there are many more lives to be spent if wanted in service to their country. the shows to the defection is not yet expiring at the order of the people is not to be quelled by the slaughter of one. it's in full view this outpouring of sentiment over the loss of one individual who symbolizes the promise of what many people think should be an independent nation. this boy's death becomes propaganda for Samuel Adams and sons of liberty and this is like a match to light the fuse that will explode in to American revolution. in the days that followed the funeral tension in Boston reaches a climb. on the frigid moonlit evening of March fifth seventeen seventy less than two weeks after siders bay area in eighteen three boisterous and mostly intoxicated citizen mobs roam through the snow covered cobbled streets early insults and threats and British soldiers. two Bostonians break into two meeting houses begin ringing the church bells the alarm for five in almost every once crowds comps for into the streets the city is a live with danger by eight o'clock two British soldiers are tax. then a large mob of closeness as many as two hundred strong armed with sticks and clubs gather in front of the Custom House on king street guarded by British sentry. the time is shortly after nine. Sir exchanged century strikes a false story with the blood of his musket knocking him to the ground. each one to demonstrate that we hold the power and you guys better do what we tell captain Preston leaves out the guard before the round the front of the customs house. the situation escalates in a mob starts to grow British captain Thomas Preston dispatches seven men to the custom house too as he says protect the sentry in the king's mon more forced the Richmond there the more radical the situation the mob launches oyster shells and rocks packed in snowballs at the soldiers in deer than to shoot yelling fire fire. the soldiers with muskets strong and fixed bayonets are in a state of panic when suddenly a British private receives a severe blow to the head with a club he falls to the ground causing his musket charge in the melee the soldiers will be fine. just days after Christopher siders berry five more American colonists join him as martyrs in the struggle for freedom. what will be known as the Boston massacre will be the rallying cry for Colin is to fight for the N. alienable rights he chairs today. life liberty and the pursuit of happiness we all regret this state. and when we come back we'll continue with the final segment of this remarkable story and we're picking the Boston massacre trial in honing in on this one particular point in John Adams life because it reveals so much about his nature about his character and what he really believed him in the end the deep principles that helped him and so many like him formulate the founding principles of our country hard ones to live by at the time though when we continue the life of John Adams the Boston massacre trial in the story of our nations founding here on our American store. news with small folks like ticket we have the Kardashian now we may not have the thousands of hours to watch all the great TV out there but many of our ancestors didn't have a single. the thing was one hour wasn't one hour. eighteen hundred it took six hours of labor to earn the tallow candles of the day that would let you read for an hour look two decades after the first oil well was drilled lamps using this oil lowered the labor cost to fifteen minutes..
"british army" Discussed on 760 KFMB Radio
"Com colonel Richard can't retired a small British Army we turn that around terrain gets ICBMs sure looks like they're close and they passed a new threshold actually today with respect to their nuclear activity and they get the ICBMs with the nuclear warheads on it you think it's possible they may actually wants them well I think there's no doubt if your own had control of nuclear weapons it would be ready to use them in a way that we sometimes cones imagine because we we think about nuclear deterrence as we thought about it let's say between the United States and Britain France and the Russians but Russians like a more don't like him they think rationally to think like us the Iranians don't think like us the Iranians all I'm absolutely certain the Iranians would be prepared to sacrifice thousands or even millions of our own people if I had to chose to strike of the great Satan the U. S. or at the little Satan Israel or even a an intermediate Satan what Britain they would be very happy to do that they don't think because we think they don't hold human life deer in the same way as we hold dear that they're thinking well and in different completely different ways to us and so it is is not good enough in my view is not good enough for us to say well let's try and keep them into this this deal which as we heard earlier in this program that the deal itself actually pave the way to a nuclear armed Iran as best a dome a mentioned but it is not good enough to to simply say we won't deal with it now because what we're doing by that is we can signing that decision on that danger to our children I'm not danger will face children in this country was sitting in now Israel in previous years destroyed the nuclear program of Iraq and the nuclear program and Syria if are those two countries have still had a nuclear program when we were in hostilities with them then it would have been a very different story the the United States would not be able to use its military power for the good of itself out of the world if it was faced by the very real prospect of a nuclear strike against it and that's why I think it's so important that we confront this threat that we face knowing the way the president trump has been doing in the way European countries have been doing their best to avoid I just shake my head because you know we've kids grand kids future generations and we're going to rely on the good sense of the Iranian regime to determine whether or not we're hit the nuclear weapons I mean it it's not just that they have these front groups Hezbollah and others that you talk about who's to say they won't use other forms of nuclear weapons and other kinds of attacks you know I'm not I'm not trying to be provocative I'm not trying to scare monger here this is a reality with this country to reality with with the leaders of this country what they're capable of and yet I really do shake my head given what we've all been through in World War two you see the rise of certain regimes in you people wondered why wasn't something done earlier why wasn't something done I feel like I'm hearing the same voices I mean they're not exact parallels but I feel like I'm hearing the same voices of isolationism honestly have anti Americanism people creating conspiracies your rational ideologically driven arguments on why we shouldn't be on guard and deal with this he made a great point about other possible options for attack apart from an ICBM nuclear attack and I think is one of the possibly even a greater danger than than than missile uses is the Iran Iran is is the world's leading expert first words world were supporter of terrorism and second is the world's leading expert on carrying out attacks in a deniable way in other words using proxies not using force identifiable to themselves and there's no question if they had nuclear weapons we would be could we should be concerned that they might just disseminates small nuclear munitions to some of that proxy groups like Hizbollah and other you know other other proxies they have in the Middle East and around the world they they as as I mentioned earlier we seen an example of them planning to carry out massive conventional explosive weapons sex in your why wouldn't they do the same and you care if they get away with it I think they probably will and then in terms of of going back to the Boston and the dangers of horror as we see in the second World War sector as you mentioned Europe as a consonant ought to today over peas meant a lot of Americans like tool to say well how compressed and appease a country like Iran bricks and the one country that stood up to him well I'm always mindful of the fact that actually wasn't Britain as to a particular it was one man in Britain the stones Hitler Winston Churchill very few of the people around him what a pastor that it was him who stood face to face with Hitler I'm persuaded one or two others to come with them and then in turn led Britain and then America and other countries to eventually defeat the third Reich but we don't have a Churchill today we have in many cases we have weekly distraught Europe we have leaders in Europe who who would mug troll the kick the can down the road they don't want to confront it they don't have the courage to physical moral courage to confront this kind of threat which brings me to politics if I may your country Britain the labor party headed by this fellow corpsman my country I see the Democrats were lined up to run these are two very scary scenarios should Corbin become prime minister should any these Democrats become president that a look here in Israel you've got a tremendous prime minister she's mean Netanyahu who I mean we could conceivably see a time within the next two years hi I pray to god of wrong where one of these Democrats isn't what Corbin's in the morning yeah that could change the face of much of the world well you certainly could and the the the the in and if you look at Britain alone I mean we've we've currently don't know how close to your listeners follow British politics us but not quite as closely as some of us do in person but a Marshall day but tens of the Royals having a baby but by far the most important part but actually where was he coming up to a couple of days time when we cease to so important politically in the United States of America on the fourth of July when you you we we we agree to leave and and let you carry on with the with governing your own country but we're hoping for a for an event of the same talk ourselves because we all know the democratic country will we all we don't have sovereignty we all parts of the European Union and one day I hope soon we will have our own independence day we can celebrate in the same way as you celebrate the fourth of July wait wait currently going through a leadership election in person for the Conservative Party and whoever wins that leadership election will take over to reason may as prime minister the front runner right now is Boris Johnson I I I think people are pretty confident he will become the prime minister he then weather is good weather is bad and I think he's pretty good he then faces the problem of brexit again I'm not going to bore you with the complexities of it but but even at my audience knows about yeah okay and we sit here in disbelief yeah that the British people vote one way and the British parliament can't seem to get the stuff is incredible the British in the in the the greatest democratic mandate that Britain the British people was ever given in any time in a long long democratic history person decides to leave you and we have cult media we've got parliament we've go cabinet ministers we had a prime minister we still have that same prime minister we have some senior civil servants we've got the heads of all the main what what I think might be termed as the swamp in the U. S. the deep state we've got the heads of all those organizations which are trying their best to overturn that mandate when Forrest if Boris Johnson becomes prime minister he has undertaken he will leave the E. U. at the end of October this year now he's got a massive struggles to do that massive struggle we're not even talking about the fight the ease putting up to try and keep us in we sail and that's not by the way because they love the Brits they don't they hate us actually they reduced salt because the reason they want to keep those it because they wanted to tell other people from following Paul out of the but plus I like tell me what to do well of course I do they love it they love it as we used to love telling you what but they'll hopefully learn as we learn there's not going to go on forever but the the reality on this issue is that if things don't go in a certain way over brexit than the could be a vote of no confidence in parliament against Boris Johnson which could see a a general election maybe even before the end of this year and that general election potentially could see Corbin as the prime minister of Great Britain before the end of two thousand tell the American people briefly actually with like thirty seconds who is corporate Coleman is the leader of the labor party in the U. K. the Socialist Party is now a Marxist party under his control you you should probably think governments as it in similar terms to Bernie Saunders he's that kind of courage is pretty similar sort of age as well and how is that the leads the labor party party for that might work it's a really good question which many of us and Britain even many people in the labor party of wondering about themselves again it's a cook complex situation by which she got in but he when he succeeded in taking over the leadership of the labor party he then turned it from being a fairly respectable political party not something everyone would agree with but a respectable mainstream political party now into being a not job anti semitic hard left Marxist organization which wants to turn the whole country into a Marxist state we'll be.
First Screenshots of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Multiplayer
"Of duty modern warfare first multi-player screen shots have been revealed at e three twenty nineteen so they had e three calcium twenty nineteen first image shows a player full galley suit, complete with silence rifle these words new engine allows for dynamic cloth. So in a Gilead suit, moves the rest of the suit, moves more realistically, to characters also wearing a veil over their head and has a character moves so every part of the clothing and suit. So really doing the engine here, the second image showed in Teves return of the juggernaut suit and special outs to call a duty modern warfare Infinity ward art director Joel Emslie, also discussed he asked for early on. Heavy metal music to start playing as union dog or not as soldier inside. It shows it as his musical choice on the battlefield other details. Revealed during the panel, including that, while some characters are returning from two thousand seven's call of duty four modern warfare all the voice actors are new. They also further discuss their new engine that took over five years. Agreed which allows for things such as the caliber of bullet determining how an if it can penetrate a wall and go through the other side. So while the first preview of the game discussed the smaller more intense settings in modern warfare. They want fans to rest easy knowing that, there are still larger scale sections of the campaign, speaking of the campaign, you'll play half story as sergeant Heil Garrick, a former British army officer who will work alongside returning character car, captain price. You should remember him different character to the ridgeville, but we'll honor what made him so memorable the second half will be centered around a CIA agent named Alex who embedded with local forces in the Middle East and assigned to work with another commander Farah, who has a corollary of cap been price. So. So excited about that. Call duty modern warfare will be released on over twenty fifth twenty nineteen on PS four Xbox One PC will feature full cross play across all platforms,
Troubling: a death in Northern Ireland
"South This economists podcast is sponsored by linked in jobs. Hello and welcome to the intelligence on economists radio. I'm your host Jason Palmer every weekday. We provide a fresh perspective on the events shaping your world. A minority of South African people have steadied formal jobs too many, including a large fraction of the country's youth do piecemeal work or are unemployed altogether. We look at the efforts to bring the young into the workforce. And there's a lot of talk about public figures particularly candidates in America's upcoming presidential race speaking, multiple languages, what's with these polyglot politicians. But I. A funeral will be held today for a young journalist from Northern Ireland who was shot dead last week all for the loss of lira. Our hopes and dreams all of her Mazen potential with snuff type a single Barrick. Lira Mckee had been reporting on violent unrest in the city of Londonderry. We believe this to be a terrorist act. We believe it's been carved violent Republicans yesterday. A group called the new IRA took responsibility for the killing it even apologized. The incident was shocking reminder of the fragility of peace since the end of the Northern Ireland conflict known as the troubles. This was an attack on everybody in northern. It. Doesn't matter if you're Catholic or Protestant. British are this is an attack on democracy? The troubles began in the nineteen sixties and painted mostly Catholic Irish nationalists against the British army Northern Ireland police and mostly Protestant loyalists. For three decades violence and terror was a part of everyday life, the turmoil claimed more than three thousand five hundred lives, but in nineteen ninety eight the Good Friday agreement largely brought an end to the conflict today is about the promise of a bright future. Dave, and behold, a line can be drawn bloody past some low level violence continued, but this latest killing has fear and outrage. The funeral today of Larry Mckee is going to feel in many ways. Like, we'll most states occasion. Tom Wainwright is the economists Britain editor where expecting to see the Irish T show that the prime minister will say the president of island the secretary of the UK as well as low two local politicians from Nova Nyland, of course. And so it's going to feel like a big deal, and it really is a big deal in Northern Ireland. This kind of killing of innocent civilian in what seems to have been a terrorist attack something that really has shocked people. It's by no means the gnome since the peace agreements of twenty one years ago. This kind of thing is much less common than it used to be in people here really really shocked by what happened last week, and Tom what can you tell me about the group responsible for misbehaves death, new IRA and its relation to the other groups with IRA in the name, it's it's a bit confusing. Picture it is it really isn't. I think to understand that you've got to go back to the Good Friday agreement of nineteen ninety eight and. What happened? There was that the IRA and most Republicans agreed to end any kind of struggle and take their fight for the United Ireland to the debating chamber of the streets. But at the time there was some Republicans who disagreed with that to this represented, a capitulation, and these guys who are now widely noted dissident Republicans have continued that struggle on a fairly low level. But nonetheless, they are security worry five the security agency raised the threat in Northern Ireland is severe they have continued trying to police officers, for instance. And so why do the new IRA kill Lear mckie? Well, she seems to have been killed by stray bullets. She was watching a riot taking place in the city of Londonderry Derry as it's known to Republicans, and she was watching from next to police come and she was shot in the head and later died, and this riot was kicked off really after police had been raiding homes in the area shortly beforehand seems that they were concerned on the. The Easter rising some local Republicans might be out to coast trouble. And seems that some cycle dissident Republicans is this as a excuse to get that people on the streets and co some trouble and the new IRA said it was an accident and apologized there's some significance to that. Right. There. Is yet seems that they really feel as if that on the back photo of this that agreed which has said, the it's propensity is violence to said that the Republican coups, but they seem to be well aware that locally these kinds of acts of violence in which older NRI innocent civilians killed or injured go down extremely badly and really risk setting that goes back, and we've seen evidence of this already in dairy, the headquarters of a local political party, which is supported by the IRA people being smearing red painted handprints on their offices a form of protest and lately various Republican murals have been graffiti as well by people saying things like not in my name. Name. And so they think realize that this could set them back in a big way. Police also reporting that moving one hundred people have sent them with information about the killing and in a city like Derry, that's really unusual. This is not a place where people have historically been happy to talk to the police about Republican activists. So we could be seeing Quanta change. So do you get the sense from all that then that there is just simply less tolerance for the kind of violence that was so common during the troubles. I think that's right. I think since the Good Friday agreement which was almost exactly twenty one years ago. Many people in Northern Ireland of come to see the peace that's being achieved is enormously valuable, and the idea of going back to that is something that really worries a lot of people. And I think most observers thing that the chances of returns to scale violence, very slim, but any sign that violences on the rise is obviously a worry, especially at the moment with Brexit going on which is causing all kinds of problems for Northern Ireland. We've also got the problem of the Northern Ireland assembly having been suspended now for more than two years. So there's a feeling Northern Ireland is inevitable position so events like this do concern a lot of people that people worry that things are being destabilized that, but you mentioned Briggs in in passing there. Do you think that all the negotiations and the degree to which Northern Ireland has been such a lynchpin of the negotiations has sort of reignited tensions? It's certainly reignited tensions. Yeah. We haven't yet seen a big kicking off of large scale violence or anything like that. But tensions absolutely have been heightened. And it's not surprising because the peace deal made back in nineteen ninety eight really hinged in many ways on the UK an island shed membership of the European Union that help to enable these countries to have a border, which is not just open. But invisible, I mean, if you go there and drive between Northern Ireland and their public of island, you can do so without even realizing that you've crossed the Boda, and of course, membership of the EU means the two countries of members of the single. Markets, and so no customs checks needed and since nineteen ninety eight people know of Nyland being able to choose whether they take Irish or UK possibles in many ways, they've been allowed to feel as if they are either Irish Oprah show oath if they want and so the UK now leaving the European Union really will subject that to strain. And it's clearly pulling the UK an island upon a way that nobody on typically to twenty one years ago and many people particularly in the Republican community. Most of them voted to remain, by the way, think that Britain is in some way reneging on agreements that were made or hinted that twenty years ago, so it is a time of heightened tension. Yes. Tom. Thank you very much for joining us. Thank you.
Explainer 140: Floral tributes
"In Flanders fields the poppies blow between the crosses bro on row. Those are the first lines of a poem written by Lifton Colonel John McCrea, a Canadian medic who served with the first brigade of the Canadian field artillery on the western front in the first World War, and who died of pneumonia in France, not long after hostilities ceased after the second battle of IPE in April, and may of nineteen fifteen McRae noticed that the first life to push through the devastated landscape and muddy improvised, cemeteries were scarlet poppies. The flower has since become across the Commonwealth a symbol of remembrance in modern Britain. However, the poppy has become a symbol of something else. A designation of which side you are on in one of the twenty first centuries, deeply tedious culture wars until really quite recently. The Royal British legions annual poppy appeal worked like this sometime in early November you approach to current or former soldier in a train station dropped some change into their bucket. Perhaps parted with a few awkward were. Words in appreciation of this and walked away with a red paper flower into your coat, which you wore until remembrance day, November eleventh or more usually until it fell off sometime beforehand. Money was raised for a fine. 'cause and a gesture of gratitude and solidarity was made it was a humble and dignified ritual. It is now a circus outside novelty poppies appear on the fronts of taxis and tube trains, and with increasing frequency in the lapels of politicians apparently feared that sporting anything list. Ostentatious would be sacrilege the mesmerizing Twitter account of giant puppy watch has this year spotted such monstrosities as poppy face paint, poppy themed pizzas and a poppy. Replacing the kickoff spot on at least one football ground. This has been made worse as has absolutely everything by the toxic combination of tabloid and social media Hughes and cries are raised should some of the public figure fail to sport a poppy last year temple veins, throbbed purple when England cricketer Moeen Ali, not insignificantly to the nine ruckus that ensued. Embiid Muslim will spotted poppy free in eighteen photo by the time Ali explained that his poppy had fallen off. And he just hadn't noticed the horse of confected outrage had long since skate the stable door of truth. It is possibly if I a cly instructive that some of the most interesting reflections on the puppy have come from the few footballers who prefer not to wear. What is now default addition to their kit at this increasingly tiresome time of year stoke city's James McLean is uncomfortable with the poppy ju to his upbringing in Derry Northern Ireland with the British army is not regarded with unequivocal admirations, Manchester United's pneumonia matych has decided he cannot separate the poppy from his memories of his own country Serbia being bombed by Britain among other nations in one thousand nine hundred nine. The annual poppy row like all such four or against Bally Hoos both works and infuriates by refusing to admit ambiguity, this correspondent who is a poppy wear for what that may be worth is personally aware of actual current or former military personnel who prefer not to wear one. And if people who donate generously to the appeal, but believe advertising the fact to be gauche people contain multitudes political discourse. In this cursed age seeks to cleave everything into binary oppositions. This will absolutely not be the last word on the subject, but it should be. It is if you like your cut out and keep poppy route adjudication to be referred to every year when the interim between Halloween and Christmas is consumed by this fact, she was ruckus if the struggles and sacrifices of those who lie in Flanders fields and elsewhere were for any one thing it is surely that you may wear a particular symbol or not wear one for whatever. You choose. And it's absolutely none of anybody else's damn business. Monocle twenty four. I'm Andrew mullet.
"british army" Discussed on The Candid Frame
"Your beliefs communicate curtailed, and you can be given a ticket for it. And it was a new kind of law daily PD had introduced which is subsequently got onto is kind of evolved. But across the page in and following a perfect I line, you know, somebody at the time was obviously paying attention was LAPD cop with a firing rubber bullet. And it was it was saying that the the LAPD had just bought guns that fired what they call him is a nonlethal forget what the word is. But basically, their pieces of hard plastic or rubber that are fired out of a gun the supposedly won't kill you. But it's what the British army had used in the north, which we which I had protested against in Dublin because they the British army would fire them point blank in. You know, if if you fired it at elderly year at childlike, they could they had blinded kids with him. You know, there weren't ill is the notion was baton round is what they would call it. But but the idea of a baton round is that it's it's the equivalent of hitting you with the baton, but it's from like thirty feet or forty feet, but the idea is that for it to work you have to bounce it off the ground. Like, you can't just fire direct in these the British army, referring them direct like, you know, a few feet away. And to me, it was kind of like all the sort of lessons of sort of solidarity politics, you know, which, you know, some of the most some of the strongest protests against apartheid in South Africa. For example, happened in Ireland. You know, there was a supermarket chain called Dunn's where the workers refused to handle South African goods, and basically shut down the supermarket chain for awhile, anyways, it was seemed very clear to me from the beginning. If the LAPD can be contact with the RUC Northern Ireland's by baton rounds and under. Stand. What's the best way to deal with a bunch of race protesters? Like, I thought like, well, then why aren't the kids news things are going to be used against talking to the kids in order to fight out the best way to get around it and they're not. But then that's where that's why hip hop. Bill. Some out in some weird indirect crazy universe. Hip hop does fulfill some of that function. You know, there's it has operated as a kind of covert other kind of code for understanding social conditions, or means of resistance or whatever. One of the things I often hear from listeners of the show. Is there pre she Asian for the depth of conversations that we have it's really gratifying the here the amount of research that I put into each interview is appreciate it. Besides the time spent recording and editing each episode. There is a lot of time finding out as much as I can about each guest in order to ensure that our conversations I'm not a Cuna filled with lazy questions and panzers. But all that takes time..
Prince Harry, Meghan kick off Invictus Games in Sydney
"FM. The opening ceremony of the Invictus Games. Held yesterday at the Sydney Opera House in Sydney, Australia. Disabled and injured veterans participate in events like wheelchair basketball Prince Harry gave a speech at the event to build up the competition. The Invictus Games have become about much more than two thousands of competitors. Who have taken pause Invictus has become about the example of service, and dedication our competitors. Have provided to the wolves the former British army captain in the former Meghan Markle later Retha. The Australian native flowers at the steps of memorial and
Amazon reports 1.7 million pound UK tax bill due to share deductions
"Verified by Affair The MDC has further violence by the army two days, ago six position protesters were killed by soldiers in the capital Harare from. There our. Correspondent Andrew Harding reports Emmerson Mnangagwa said he was humbled by the resultant urge Zimbabweans to unite behind his presidency tweeting that this was a new beginning for the. Country he secured fifty, point eight percent of the vote just enough to avoid a. Runoff but the opposition has questioned the remarkably high turnout and maintains that the election has been. Stolen they've promised to take to the streets in huge numbers, much depends on whether they can prove that the figures are substantially out of step with credible independent. Tallies if not the international community is likely to give the governing Zanu PF the benefit of the doubt the process was seriously flawed and was overshadowed by violence security, crackdown but it was an improvement on previous elections A medical condition sepsis is killing far more people in hospital in England according to official NHL data. Figures given to this program by leading health safety experts Brian Jarman show an increase. Of. More than a third for two years don't just beneath there are several reasons including the growth in resistance to antibiotics his eye health editor coupon sepsis is. A serious complication which, can develop after infections without antibiotics it can result in organ. Failure and death so Brian Jarman says were just over fifteen thousand seven hundred tests recorded add. English hospitals in the two thousand sixteen seventeen year was sepsis, was the main diagnosis that was thirty eight percent increase over the course of two years NHTSA England. Says its efforts to increase recognition mean that cases previously recorded as simple infections are now classified as sepsis professor Jarman argues that might account for some of the increase, but there are other factors which need explain Being the UK sepsis trust says screening Volna Rable patients has improved. But hospital wards which is sometimes full and overstretched staff might. Have been factors in higher numbers of deaths Then you head of the. Armed forces said he will stamp on Boca's claims of misconduct against British, soldiers in his first interview since becoming chief. At the defense staff general cynical Carter told the BBC it was right that sapping and former service personnel were held to account but only if they genuine, need something wrong his defense correspondent Jonathan Beale general Carter that it. Was fundamentally wrong that serving and former British military, personnel were being chased by people making in his words Vic seychas claims that he said would not happen on. His watch you refuse to be drawn on any. Specific example including, that of a seventy six, year old former paratrooper who's currently under investigation for alleged, case of attempted murder the took place in Northern Ireland more than forty five years ago. General Carter, said was right that members of, the armed forces were held to account but he added that people needed to be reminded the British army He, had done an extraordinary and amazing job there for over thirty years Amazon's tax Bill in Britain fell last, year even though it's prophets nearly tripled the online retailer has faced criticism. But the amount of cooperation tanks at pace compared to high street shops Amazon says it pays all the taxes required in the UK dominicano reports the, glimpse into Amazon's tax affairs comes from, the accounts of Amazon UK services which looks after customer. Service and warehouses but not actual sales to customers in two thousand seventeen it had turnover of nearly two billion. Pounds and operating profits nearly tripled, to just short of eighty million pounds the tax liability was four point seven million pounds after it was able, to partially deduct the expense. Of paying staff in shares this cost fifty four million, pounds after deferring, some of the tax Amazon actually paid only one point seven million pounds which will be going for high street retailers, who are struggling to stay afloat because of the rush of shoppers online and Crippling business rates. The latest casualty is house of Fraser which is in, last-ditch talks with bidders after a Chinese risky deal fell through research, suggests regular exposure to even low levels Obama pollution may cause changes to. The heart similar to there is in the early stages of heart failure the study was carried out by the British heart foundation and Queen Mary university, in London John Donaldson reports it's estimated, air pollution is a contributing factor in the deaths of. Around forty thousand people in the UK each year the British heart foundation and Queen Mary university looked at data. From four thousand people most of, them lived outside big cities and in areas where air pollution was below UK government guidelines still it found those, who live near busy roads. Tended to have slightly bigger hearts often an early sign, of heart disease, doctrinaire young is from the university research team the heart tends to get larger one on the undergoes stressful situation we offer I can. See that in people are developing heart,.
Romania: Pro-govt rally protests anti-corruption 'abuses'
"Purpose i rushed to face gave the water to drink and i can still see that face when belsen was liberated by the british in april nineteen forty five one of the first soldiers to enter the camp was newman turbo just six months later he and gina were married the wedding dress which was made from british army parachute is now on display at london's imperial wool museum gina toggle devoted the rest of her life to teaching people about the holocaust to ensure the horace were never forgotten the holocaust educational trust set you would be remembered for his strength resilience and wisdom shala gallagher on the life of gina tuggle still to come remember this before you place your bets on your next world cup match you might want to see what paul the octopus has to say about it took us who correctly predicted spain as the twenty ten world cup winners will issue the russians go one better with killys the deaf catch to remain in now when more than one hundred thousand government supporters gathered for a mass rally in the capital bucharest it was cooled by the governing social democrats to protest against what they say is the excessive power of prosecutors in romania eastern europe correspondent nick thorp reports this rally was the government's onset to the last two years of street protests against it special buses and trains brought supporters from all over romania many wore white tee shirts the organizers request critics like in the rally to those organized by rumania's former communist dictator nicolae ceausescu the government building was lit up in the blue yellow and red trickle of the romanian flank bucharest mac told the crowd that they were there to fight for freedom and dignity the roddy was cool to increase the pressure on president klaus johannes to obey a constitutional court order to fire the head of the anticorruption agency known by its rumanian initials dna the dna has successfully prosecuted many top officials for corruption and drawn the ire of the government the minister of justice suggested last week that the government could impeach president yohannes if he refuses to dismiss the dna.
John Lasseter Will Exit Disney at the End of the Year
"A conclusion anytime soon no there are no real indications that this is coming to a conclusion soon the next stage will be as far as mr manafort is concerned when he appears in court next friday and that's when a judge will reconsider the conditions of his bail whether to tighten the conditions of his freedom as he is now or in fact to revoke bail which would mean that he would go to jail pending his trial that was peter bows in los angeles fiona has some other stories from unused ask the united states has agreed to extradite the former president of panama ricardo martinelli was arrested in florida year ago mr martinelli is facing charges of corruption and illegal wiretapping he also rejects these allegations unseasonal cold weather in the andean areas of bolivia and peru is creating difficulties for farmers who say they're struggling to keep their animals alive snow is covering grazing areas leaving herds of llamas and our parkas malnourished antonia karachi who's lost several animals says many of her surviving hurt haven't eaten for days it's awful our animals are dying we don't know how we're going to live we don't produce anything here we live off our livestock and here in london soldier from the coldstream guards is set to become the first to wear a turban during the trooping the colour parade which marks the queen's official birthday guardsmen sharon preet singh lau who's a sikh said he thought it would encourage those from different religions and backgrounds to join the british army the walt disney company has announced that john lasseter its head of animation co founder of pixar and the mon behind some of the best loved family films of recent decades is to leave the company at the end of the year he's being on a sabbatical since last november after members of staff made allegations of misconduct in the wake of the metoo movement stephanie tillotson reports john lasseter is described by variety as the most influential animator since walt disney he joined pixar in one thousand nine hundred four and pioneered the use of computer techniques.
Nipah virus claims one more in Kozhikode | Kozhikode News
"The south indian state of kerala say fourteen cases of the rare nipah virus have now been confirmed twelve of the patients have died tests on animals including fruit bats which are thought to carry the virus have so far tested negative all south asia editor joe mcgivering reports and others have confirmed cases half climbed steadily in the past week and most of the patients have died it has passed from one person to another but so far all the confirmed cases can be traced back directly to the family who i contracted the virus that suggests the outbreak may be contained there's such concern about the nipah virus because it's newlyemerging often fatal and there's no vaccine to protect against it this is the first time it's been detected in southern india a group of british mp's historically criticized the uk government program set up to protect thousands of afghan interpreters who worked with the british army the house of commons defense committee said the scheme had failed to resettle a single f gannon in the uk even though some civilian workers have been left dangerously exposed to threats from the taliban solicitor louis can't has represented a number of afghan interpreters even all these guys are no longer in the uk comments employment they're still being threatened and unfortunately the afghan government themselves find themselves in that position to protect their own citizens and i think at this point there needs to be more investigation into these threats and i hit the fact speak themselves that no one has actually come to the uk under this policy you're listening to world news from the bbc according cameroon has convicted seven activists from the country's anglophone minority of rebellion and terrorism and has given them sentences of between ten and fifteen years they include the group's leader mansur bitsy radio presenter in the english speaking northwest region the longstanding protest movements became an armed conflict last year following growing repression by government forces the president of venezuela nncholas maduro has said it's the has met the chairman of the us senate foreign relations committee bob corker the meeting in caracas comes despite recent titfortat diplomatic expulsions by both countries they funded the imposition of additional sanctions by the us after last week's elections in venezuela which washington says were undemocratic no statements has been released after the talks the.
"british army" Discussed on Super Station 101
"Sixty five twenty fifty nine entertains there okay and then you know unfortunately sometimes people are injured but there's there's a digital regulation as far need a truck driver can call any correctly from road but as far as i know you have to put additional restraint devices coming through that part of alabama or the local police are gonna nail years the state police blah blah blah where am i going with this if you have a truck driver they kill somebody and it's not his fault at the very least he's going to be charged with negligent homicide why don't we have not saying alabama alabama predominantly or good police officers you and i've gone through this there's other states texas outstanding georgia depending on the place i know it does not great but the state control over there is pretty good but why don't we hold it in uniformly in the united states why don't we hold the police at least in the same standards that we hold truck drivers to we are not dealing with the british army we fought a war to get away from that type of policing and it makes me sick that another person and you know i'm not saying black kid doesn't matter the race of an american citizen all of us american citizens should be upset when an incident like this occurs but another innocent person what he rounds pumped into and he didn't have a weapon right policemen discharged the weapons they ought to know for sure whether the person they're discharging their weapons toward actually does have a weapon and he was terrible when police officers get shocked because they hesitated or whatever absolutely but you know what police officers know what they're getting into when they go into that job just like marines do what they're getting into when they signed on the dotted line sailors soldiers and airmen and part of this problem we're policemen art even arrested or indicted or even that stand trial for their actions has to do with this colts appointing the policeman this police no matter what they do i like the police when they're in the right when they're in the role they need to be treated just like everybody else the fourteenth amendment equal protection clause.
"british army" Discussed on KCRW
"The pitch aims to be more inclusive one ad depicts a muslim soldier kneeling in prayer others reassure potential recruits that it's okay to be gay in the army or to express feelings the campaign has its critics marketplace's steven beard has more on the controversy the latest campaign is very different from the traditional pitch here's how the british army used to appeal to roll recruits for the action for excitement for adventure from the pressure to fire in one of the latest recruitment dad's however mail rookies are offered a raw the less machu media ifo's like as a man who can express remorse arms russell joining the army would be a falls in terms world thus the adams insists you can vent your feelings in the modern british army is always a shoulder or a soldier to cry on this with some limit towards believing just making off the ads have provoked some derision on the street hearing oldest shelf of military towel known as the food with the british army mack collins of middleaged that march what he calls today's snowflake generation who knows and we were trying to the best we can do push beyond belief you broken fingers struck him of you carry on now is o of cold accountants in you and this threat who didn't want to be named for fear of upsetting the british army all his former colleagues also dismissed the latest recruitment campaign as pandering to wimps he recreates the creek people's fight not webs detroit's fight you that to fight the market don't join it you won't johnny on mutual notes fight rome which recruit soldiers great up i really had my house them join yummy the ad campaign also stresses divested team reassuring potential recruits that it's okay for muslims to enlist and to pray while on active service and that it's definitely okay as a soldier to be openly gay annul freighter to about hunnam i it have to hide it but once league ads also appeal for women to join the ranks of tough line unit soft the government changed the rules to elect female soldiers serve in close ground combat roles the campaign is designed to tackle a recruitment crisis the british army is on the.
"british army" Discussed on Marketplace All-in-One
"And in the british army just spent two million dollars on a new kind of recruitment campaign departing from the traditional macho tone of the pitch aims to be more inclusive one ad depicts a muslim soldier kneeling in prayer others reassure potential recruits that it's okay to be gay in the army or to express feelings the campaign has its critics marketplace's steven beard has more on the controversy the latest campaign is very different from the traditional pitch his how the british army used to appeal to roll recruits for the action for excitement for adventure from the pressure to fire in one of the latest recruitment dad's however mail rookies are offered a rather less macho media if it feels like as a man who can express remorse james join in the army would be a falls in terms the ad insists you can vent your feelings in the modern british army army well always a shoulder or a soldier to cry on there's always someone that too leaving just making off the ads have provoked some derision on the street hearing oldest shelf to military towel known as the food with the british army matt collins middleaged vet marc touati calls today's snowflake generation renault's and we were trying to the best we can do push beyond belief you broken fingers struck remote you carry on now is o of cold account continue and this vet who didn't want to be named for fear of upsetting the british army or his former colleagues also dismissed the latest recruitment campaign as pandering to wimps decree pupils fight not webs detroit fight you that to fight the market don't join it you won't o'neill on mutual don't fight rome which recruit soldiers.
"british army" Discussed on Rolling Stone Music Now
"Yesterday about a a television series and and um i was telling me we doors came up in the meeting this hollywood meeting and i and which i'm at the video and i told these guys destroyed on adult seeing now is calm amazing so i i told the law is like if i'm gonna do this i'm gonna make it off okay i'm off onto fake anything i'm knocking if you watch a lot of music videos there i dunno music it is some from gerard formalized firms they're not that great um but i said you know if you're if you're going to do something this uh visceral and intense and everything else let let's make this israel as possible i'll fly the belfast and i'll get images of soldiers and i'll go to the uh catholic neighborhoods it go to the protestant neighborhoods and whatever and i was younger and maybe kinda stupid and maybe a little brave but i ended up going with an english film crew in the belfast and was kinda blown away by you know you could go to the pub and have a beer and then you could walk on the street and have a armored humvee walk by and track you with a fifty calibre machinegun and you know it was a city under siege and so i stood outside the a force of four in uh whatever you call the uh uh you know where there who had with the british army was with a camera and and these these steel gates opened than these this platoon came out stopping cars and queen gums if people and i started filming them um and it's all in the video an and i followed one sole and i got separated from my crew when i was in blue jeans and tshirts and if not saying a word to me and he's got an emphasis being an animal full cav lar and i follow him through this neighborhood and i get a chill of my spine sperry strange feeling like to something was i don't know uh you're you're detached watching this stuff like you don't think you're gonna get shot at or you know is is strange empowerment the.
"british army" Discussed on AM 1350 WEZS
"The vaunted british army and the american resident revolution and that's true philly isn't underdogs city this team is an underdog team and it's interesting to to watch some of the conversation that's happening around it so thank you for pointing that out to me are one last one one last one this one is from sama who says kate um i don't know about you but can you believe that we are talking about apple previewing another iowa system eleven point three battery control and more animo jeez than you can imagine the animal genes are i think pretty cool actually so the iphone x people had them now this version eleven point three scottish dragon a bear skull a lawyer can a bunch of other characters but it does do a couple of other things i guess there's a power management tool that clues you in when the iphones batteries to poop out my phone battery it's out i ha i have to say i am a victim of the phone battery dying and it's probably because of pictures and collecting stuff more than anything else and i always think for you gotta have a charger near you you've got to have a way to charge it because it's no excuse anymore because we all deal with the phenomenon of dead battery dead battery all right so we move on coming up on the flip side to the headers what's buzzing across the land different parts of the country we're going to get to that next is we dive.
"british army" Discussed on talkRADIO
"Thousand that's up to call the alde to tell me off the not reading the number of john in at north wales joins us now he's called up on that number joe now your a former soldier you wanted to have you will say on this what you want to tell us basically and i'm on interest off a because we have what age said thank you uh i was made redundant um from the army after twenty one years some seventy seven days before that a formal the redundancy stage kicked in uh the unless you know what this is a dig about money really uh this is to take about money uh the government's who who aren't vote within as well uh choker foyer pay freeze in public sector and so did the british army uh being publicsector we took the pay freezes well and after about pay for these the redundancies kicked in uh where they give themselves the mps give themselves a pay rise and basically a regiment was just shut down the kicked out basically and so a your your worry is well you know we we all want we all that she supporting our armed forces with enough money right now no no room for london i don't know with the full name was way over my head but i can tell you if i was to say i patrolled for a short while in kosovo with no return rounds because that's what we had your cato no truce costa is absolutely petrifying uh i'm not sure is one of the things that i won't sodeco dig deep into them um but yeah and on the other thing is i believe the british forces and i'm pretty sure the mostly older bowled out they will agree we are living in an old reputation that um that and that's the blair he isn't it let that we we we line to take the weird welled planned you can only be a wellplayed you're spending dissident money on your your your your your the fed standing to eat it yet in america does china does russia russia's go a basket case economy that they spend their money on their defence sources while they're aggressively certainly i need say was well yeah this is our country security and there's a lot of talk about stopping each nuclear capability usual scrapping is it the try groups and things are in the.
"british army" Discussed on WBZ NewsRadio 1030
"It says it's nancy's favorite you've got durban soda kentucky dale's bourbon soda and snitch sauce and have you ever met a haitian which is banana bacardi rum pineapple cranberry soda along with a dose of gilts rakoff cbs news washington wbz news time four twenty one an annual stage show that lampoons politics in rhode island is coming to an end last edition of the providence newspaper guild follies will be held on february 23rd ending a more than forty year tradition the union president tells the providence journal the decision was agonizing but he pointed to declining ticket sales and membership in the guilt proceeds from the event finance scholarships for children of guild members the british army's ice maidens the british army describes them as ordinary women doing extraordinary things but a cbs's larry miller reports these ice maidens are far from ordinary a team of six british soldiers has become the first female group tyskie across antarctica using only muscle power it took the socalled ice made an expedition sixty two days to cover more than a thousand miles breathing minus forty degree temperatures and sixty mile an hour winds before leaving major nix weather all explain why the women were taking the challenge to paint that we can britain's defence secretary calls the women role models to young people across the country larry miller cbs news london that oscarwinning actress has done dorothy malone won an academy award for best supporting actress for her portrayal of an alcohol all the linfen maniac in the 1950s six film written on the wind the academy to play the tv mom in the 1960s time soap peyton place me i am every time i reached my hand out the help somebody i get her now actress mia farrow who played malone's daughter on the series posted on twitter friday rip dharthi malone my beautiful tv mom malone died friday.
"british army" Discussed on KHNR 690AM
"The british army said that donald trump accomplished in a few months what widow barack obama took ages speak to them how do you know it's true that he said it by sorry re i re i read a speech that he gave so same biggest thing about about the interview at that idea was michael he's writing these things so while did you allow wow wow well at cnn that she and here's a text from not teddy who writes you're exactly right mike i should here every day at work and try to think of a way to push back your white people who don't look for the truth people are going to believe this book even my girlfriend not to show her actual proof that the news we watched together is onesided we gotta figure out a way to push back well here's david brooks pushing back in the new york times and i think this is a fascinating take on these never trumpers or the anti trump voices in america david brooks rights that remember he's never trumper a sensible conservative rights for the new york times dishes first people who go into the white house to have a meeting with president trump usually leave pleasantly surprised this is based on dozens of conversations brooks has had with people around washington they find trump is not the raving mad man they expected from his tweet storms or media coverage they generally say that he's affable if repetitive he runs a normal good meeting seems wellinformed enough to get by check and people who work in the trump administration have wildly divergent views about him some thank yous deranged like michael wolff the say some think he's merely distraction something strange but not impossible some genuinely admire him my impression is trump the trump administration is unhappy place to work because there's a lot of infighting often no direction but this is not an administration full of people itching to invoke the twentyfifth amendment third rights david brooks never trumper the white house is getting more professional imagine of trump didn't tweet he says the craziness of the past weeks would be out of the way we see a white house that has briskly pursuing its goals shift in our pakistan policy the shift in our offshore drilling policy the fruition of our isis policy the nomination for judge ships the.
"british army" Discussed on KQED Radio
"A little more information on that four alarm oh fire working in the oakland hills right now our understanding is the highway patrol has shut down eastbound 580 at edwards avenue because of the nature of the fire we're going to have an update on the fire situation shortly after two o'clock this afternoon here on kqed we invite you to stay with us this is fresh air i'm cheri gross let's get back to the interview dave davies recruited with candace malarde about her book hero of the empire it's about the period in the life of young winston churchill when he became the famous hero he aspired to be here he was working as a newspaper correspondent reporting on the bore war a colonial war fought by the british against dutch and german bore settlers in what is now south africa while trying to get to the front too witnessed the fighting he was captured along with members of the british army and taken to a prisoner of war camp so churchill and others are eta a prison camp but it's the most genteel prison camp you could imagine wizards it's in a school securities white th they could even have servants if they can afford them wrote nets her hands right he gets his haircut but he's miserable he is missing the actually wants to escape and he in some other inmates hatcher plan what is it well first of all attritional has his own plans and being winston churchill they are these incredibly elaborate really ridiculous plan so his idea is not just to quietly escape but he wants to take over the entire prison and then he wants to take over the prison where they're keeping the enlisted man and then he's going to takeover pretoria which is the capitol and then they're going to kidnap the the bore president and then they're going to end the war said that's his plan and as very elaborate and everyone's sort of brushing off this ridiculous kid but he overhead here's his friend almer halden who's the guy who had invited him on the train and the sky adam brockie who's really interesting guy he's he's really scrappy his irish he's been in south africa for several years he speaks afrikaans he speaks dutch he speaks zulu and he he.
"british army" Discussed on WNYC 93.9 FM
"In the public interest 939 fm and am twenty in your news and the new york conversation this is fresh air i'm cheri gross let's get back to the interview dave davies recorded with candace malarde about her book hero of the empire it's about the period and the life of young winston churchill when he became the famous hero he aspired to be he he was work as a newspaper correspondent reporting on the bore war a colonial war fought by the british against dutch and german bore settlers in what is now south africa while trying to get to the front to witness the fighting he was captured along with members of the british army and taken to a prisoner of war camp so churchill and others are eta a prison camp but it's the most genteel prison camp you could imagine wizards it's in a school security is likely they could even have servants if they can afford them right that's her hanging odds right he gets his haircut but he's miserable he is missing the actually wants to escape and he in some other inmates hatcher plan what is it well first of all attritional has his own plans and being winston churchill they are these incredibly elaborate really ridiculous plan so his idea is not just to quietly escape but he wants to take over the entire prison and then he wants to take over the prison where they're keeping the enlisted man and then he's going to takeover pretoria which is the capitol and then they're going to kidnap the the bore president and then they're going to end the war so that's his plan and as very elaborate and everyone's that have brushing off this ridiculous kid but he overhead here's his friend almer halden who's the guy who had invited him on the train and the sky adam brockie who's really justin guy he's he's really scrappy his irish he's been in south africa for several years he speaks afrikaans he speaks dutch he speaks zulu and he he finds out that they have a very different quiet plan so there is i am there's a prison yard and it's surrounded by a fence and and armed guards at all times and.
"british army" Discussed on On Point with Tom Ashbrook | Podcasts
"Is that the nazis are rebuilding and rearming nobody wanted to hear this and they would not allow him to participate in the government that kept him out of the british cabinet until finally in may nineteen forty after warhead world war two has begun for for england he is called to become prime minister donald trump famously put winston churchill's bust into the oval office back into the oval office compare and contrast these two i mean churchill for those the broad reading of history's a reputation as as some guy hothead among some big talker donald trump clearly sees some kind of kinship or would like to with winston churchill compare them to i think the biggest difference is that churchill was a deeply red man in history he understood history he was fascinated he understood government was fascinated by it in fact i was thinking about this movie dunkirk in how well churchill was position as prime minister had only been in office about three weeks when the dunkirk evacuation happens in hundreds of thousands of british and french troops are pulled off the beaches of belgium in france and brought back to england churchill was steeped in all these he had been in the british army he had fought up in what is now pakistan in south africa on in sudan and code in world war one he had been head of the british navy head of the admiralty up in world war one is well he also had a pilot's license he knew how to fly aircraft and actually would during world war two occasionally take the controls of aircraft he was traveling in so here's a guy who has experience in the ground force the naval force and the air force up he has studied history intensely he's written volumes of history uh he wrote in his lifetime fifteen million words by my calculation that's the equivalent of over thousand books and so there could be a greater contrast to donald trump in his understanding of government of militaries end of history about temperamentally.
"british army" Discussed on WGTK
"And and if you get the lens right any story of courage of is going to be remarkable this is a great courage what are you hope to see in dunkirk and what was churchill doing you who was who were part of his official biographer team owners or martin gilbert rosy doing during dunkirk he will he didn't buy it nails but he is biting his nail he he you know i fall it's uh it it's a wonderful stray for the reason i should mention that my wife father came off dunkirk beach with the call screen guards he was inaccurate attached to them on the last day all eight days on dunkirk beach and had tremendous stories about the heroism mm of other people especially in the coldstream guards he never talked about intel but what what the story is so great for for many reasons but one of them is that it was a free people rising up right they didn't know they they've got it tricia later said in a really wonderful speech about the thing they're out 400000 finishing french soldiers gathered on that beach and they have been cut off up in belgium by the fickle cut led by good dairy and rommel and the french most of the french army and they it is so confused orders didn't matter the french army mostly started gravitating toward terrorists and they prayed and the british army turn for the sea and they ended up down there dunkirk and there's a really defense up to the north at calais where they lost almost every soldier including very brave may major nicholson fought to the death to give him time to get those guys off and then getting them off a great large part of that was accomplished by people hearing on the radio there was a need and just setting off towards the war across the english channel in their boat and not big big boats small boats every kind every night what whatever was the biggest boat you could lay your hands on and so this make a picture of a fishing harbour right you know you've been too many i'm on the coast anywhere right and think what kind of boats you're sitting around they're not military about wherever they were they just got in and they all went and they got over there and they were under fire a lot of them were sunk sungkuk killed both and uh and they brought almost all of.
"british army" Discussed on Monocle 24: The Foreign Desk
"Major general tim cross was deputy at the office of reconstruction and humanitarian affairs in iraq he was the most senior british officer involved in establishing a new government in iraq immediately following the invasion in two thousand and three general cross first of all for the benefit of veil many listeners who never attempted to conduct a closefought urbanwarfare operations it may seem counterintuitive to a lot of people that a a few hundred relatively lightly armed militants can defend a large city against a a you know a fullsized professional army abetted by air power at how difficult is it to retake something like mozell defended by an organization like islamic state well she's is very difficult to succeed now and in the context of history this is and shall people will be able to recall or or reflect on the fact stalingrad during world war two full of berlin in for example the russian soldiers russian army lost war people taking berlin and the british army lost in the whole world war two it just recognize at what we go figure fighting in built up areas is the most difficult military operation there is for all sorts of reasons and relatively small numbers of people having if they think the think through well and i think i still have history well you basically you you're sitting in houses enough warehouses factories and so on as the force in his case the iraqis come to would you you start to fight you caused casualties and you planned your escape route so you'll constantly falling back.