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  • Huawei Could Be Locked out of UK’s 5G Network by Christmas: Reports

    07/06/2020 1:53:06 PM PDT · by knighthawk · 3 replies
    Breitbart ^ | July 06 2020 | VICTORIA FRIEDMAN
    Reports have circulated that Prime Minister Boris Johnson will call for Chinese-controlled Huawei to be locked out from Britain’s 5G by the end of this year, after the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) concluded that the products are not secure. The NCSC made the ruling that Huawei’s technology was not safe to use, in light of U.S. sanctions that block the Chinese tech firm from using American components. The prospect of Huawei using alternative components, certainly Chinese, “fundamentally changes” the situation, according to a Whitehall source speaking to The Times. Government ministers who sit on the National Security Council will...
  • China is breaking Hong Kong treaty with UK, says Boris Johnson

    07/01/2020 12:22:58 PM PDT · by ifinnegan · 24 replies
    Guardian ^ | Jul 1, 2020 | Patrick Wintour
    Boris Johnson denounced China’s imposition of a security law on Hong Kong as a “clear and serious” violation of its treaty with Britain, vowing to introduce a bespoke five-year visa for as many as 2.9 million Hong Kong citizens with British national (overseas) status. --- He said “China has broken its promise to the people of Hong Kong under its own laws. 
China has breached its international obligations to the United Kingdom under the joint declaration.

  • No10 'declares war on woke': Boris Johnson 'is taking on cultural battles over statues to shore up Tory base'

    06/17/2020 7:52:06 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 10 replies
    Daily Mail (UK) ^ | 09:19 EDT, 16 June 2020 | David Wilcock
    Boris Johnson has declared “war on woke” and is taking on battles over historical statues and race to shore up the Tory base, it was claimed today. Downing Street advisers are said to be keen for the PM to take high-profile stands on cultural issues, focusing on improving life chances rather than bowing to pressure from the Left. The choice of Munira Mirza, the head Mr Johnson’s policy unit, to set up the new race commission appears to be a sign of the government’s approach. Supporters say she is an advocate of data-driven policies, but campaigners and Labour MPs say...
  • David Cameron leads former PMs attacking 'mistake' of scrapping DfID — as Boris Johnson says combining it with Foreign Office will end UK being used as 'giant cashpoint in the sky' [Department for International Development]

    06/16/2020 3:31:23 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 9 replies
    Daily Mail (UK) ^ | 17:36 EDT, 16 June 2020 | David Wilcock
    Former Conservative prime minister David Cameron lashed out at Boris Johnson today, branding his decision to axe the UK’s foreign aid department a “mistake”. In what is believed to be his first policy intervention since quitting in 2016. ex-premier Mr. Cameron joined his Labour predecessors to criticize Mr. Johnson’s decision to scrap the Department for International Development. The Prime Minister told MPs in the Commons today it will be merged into the Foreign Office to create the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office, in a bid to “maximize British influence” overseas. He said the move would “unite our aid with our...
  • Tyson Fury Tells Boris to ‘Grow a Pair’ After Churchill Statue Repeatedly Vandalised at BLM Demos

    06/13/2020 2:41:10 PM PDT · by knighthawk · 7 replies
    Breitbart ^ | June 13 2020 | JACK MONTGOMERY
    Heavyweight boxing champion Tyson Fury has told Boris Johnson to “grow a pair” after seeing Sir Winston Churchill’s statue in Parliament Square repeatedly vandalised at Black Lives Matter protests. The wartime prime minister’s statue has been defaced with graffiti branding him a racist and slogans such as “BLACK LIVES MATTER” and “ACAB” (“All Coppers Are Bastards”) at Black Lives Matter demonstrations in the United Kingdom, which have quickly moved on from protesting the death of George Floyd in the United States to demands for the removal historic monuments and memorials whose activities and views are considered problematic by the standards...
  • UK PM condemns George Floyd killing as protesters take to the streets in London

    06/03/2020 10:07:03 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 12 replies
    AFP via Yahoo News ^ | 06/03/2020 | Joe JACKSON and Charlotte DURAND
    London (AFP) - Hundreds of people took to the streets of London on Wednesday to protest against the death in US police custody of George Floyd, as Prime Minister Boris Johnson condemned the killing but dodged questions about whether he had raised the issue with key ally Donald Trump. Protesters, many of them in facemasks, defied coronavirus restrictions, and held aloft signs saying "Justice for George Floyd" and "Enough is enough!" as they marched from Hyde Park to the Whitehall government district in central London. The demonstration is the latest in the British capital since Floyd, an unarmed African-American, died...
  • By Forcing Control On Hong Kong, Beijing Killed The Golden Goose

    05/30/2020 8:00:27 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 8 replies
    The Federalist ^ | May 30, 2020 | Helen Raleigh President Donald Trump announced Friday that he has directed his administration to “begin the process of eliminating policy exemptions that give Hong Kong different and special treatment.” His announcement came a day after China’s People’s Congress passed Beijing’s controversial new national security law related to Hong Kong. Trump’s announcement will profoundly affect the future of Hong Kong and the U.S.-China relationship.The president’s decision was based on Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s certification to Congress Wednesday that “Hong Kong is no longer autonomous from China,” a decision he said gave him no pleasure but that “sound policy-making requires a recognition...
  • News Summary-Intelligence Report Monday 5/25/2020

    05/25/2020 7:20:36 PM PDT · by Nextrush · 4 replies
    Nextrush Free ^ | 5/25/2020 | Nextrush/Self
    A police raid on a business operating in spite of a Repbublican governor's emergency orders but first.... "Analysts have long talked about the end of an American-led system and the arrival of an Asian century. This is now happening in front of our eyes. If the 21st century turns out to be an Asian century, as the 20th was an Amercian one, the pandemic may well be remembered as the turning point of this process" The words of the European Union's foreign policy chief Josep Borrell...... In Idaho last Thursday state police raiding the Hardware Brewing Company in Kendrick. The...
  • News Summary-Intelligence Report Sunday 5/24/2020

    05/24/2020 9:32:47 PM PDT · by Nextrush · 4 replies
    Nextrush Free ^ | 5/24/2020 | Nextrush/Self
    In San Jose, California today Pastor Mike McClure of Calvary Chapel told worshipers at an outdoor service that the church will reopen for a regular indoor service next Sunday regardless of any local orders..... His comments came hours after a US 9th Circuit Court of Appeals ruling that upheld Governor Gavin Newsom's ban on indoor church services..... The Oregon Supreme Court telling a local judge to throw out his injunction against Governor Kate Brown's coronavirus emergency orders or explain why he shouldn't by 5 pm Tuesday...... North Dakota Republican Governor Doug Burgum getting emotional at his Friday media appearance over...
  • Nextrush Unplugged: Weekend Version DC 19 The "Socialist Parties" Want "Social Distancing" And Masks

    05/23/2020 8:05:11 PM PDT · by Nextrush · 6 replies
    Nextrush Free ^ | 5/23/2020 | Nextrush/Self
    Country music in the 1970's great memories of good times listening to the country sounds on the radio and that's how I spent do much of my teenage years a unique experience for some of us back then. The "Dictatorship of Covid 19" continues with all the negative effects of a totally disrupted society that is nowhere near back to real normally. I am reminded of a movie I saw at a religious festival back in the 1980's made in 1981..... Democrats And Republicans Want Social Distancing And Masks, Others Never Supported Those Or Any Other Restrictions Related To The...
  • Boris Johnson to reduce Huawei’s role in Britain’s 5G network in the wake of Coronavirus outbreak

    05/23/2020 8:54:05 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 10 replies
    The Telegraph ^ | 05/23/2020 | Camila Tominei
    The Prime Minister plans to reduce Huawei’s involvement in Britain’s 5G network in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak, the Telegraph has learned. Boris Johnson has instructed officials to draw up plans that would see China’s involvement in the UK’s infrastructure scaled down to zero by 2023. It comes as Mr Johnson is poised to visit the US for the G7 summit next month in his first trip abroad since the crisis began. Having called for the UK to become more self-sufficient and less reliant on China for goods, he is expected to ramp up trade talks with US President...
  • Decisive COVID model the 'most devastating software mistake of all time'

    05/19/2020 7:25:05 AM PDT · by rktman · 32 replies ^ | 5/18/2020 | WND staff
    The coronavirus death-forecast model that apparently convinced President Trump and British Prime Minister Boris Johnson to shift to a policy featuring unprecedented lockdowns of the healthy "could go down in history as the most devastating software mistake of all time, in terms of economic costs and lives lost." That's according to two software company executives writing in the Daily Telegraph newspaper of London. David Richards, CEO of the British-American software firm WANdisco, and Konstantin Boudnik, the company's vice president of open source development, were referring to the Imperial College of London report March 16 forecasting 2.2 million deaths in the...
  • News Summary-Intelligence Report Tuesday 5/12/2020

    05/12/2020 8:33:43 PM PDT · by Nextrush · 1 replies
    Nextrush Free ^ | 5/12/2020 | Nextrush/Self
    Libertarian activist Ammon Bundy praising the stand taken by a Washington state law enforcement officer over what what the officer sees as gross violations of Constitutional rights under the present coronavirus regime in the United States.... In northern Idaho's Kootenai County Ammon Bundy will be among the speakers at "Liberate America".... Orthodox Jewish neighborhoods in Israel being warned that they will be locked down tight again for holding religious bonfire observances last night..... Newborn babies and mothers among those killed in a terrorist attack on a hospital in Afghanistan's capital of Kabul today.... An Israeli soldier killed when a stone...
  • Covid-19 vaccine ‘only solution’, but may never be found, warns UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson

    05/12/2020 7:15:24 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 35 replies
    Hindustan Times ^ | 05/12/2020 | Anubha Rohatgi
    Admitting that a vaccine or drug-based treatment is the only “feasible long-term solution”, British PM Johnson said the UK has accelerated this with “promising” vaccine development programmes and a collaboration between Oxford University and pharma major AstraZeneca was a vital step that could help rapidly advance the manufacture of a Covid-19 vaccine when it is ready. British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has warned that a mass vaccine for the novel coronavirus may be over a year away and, in the worst-case scenario, may in fact never be found. In his foreword to the government’s new 50-page guidance on a step by...
  • News Summary-Intelligence Report Sunday 5/10/2020

    05/10/2020 9:15:00 PM PDT · by Nextrush · 4 replies
    Nextrush Free ^ | 5/10/2020 | Nextrush/Self
    A restaruant where customers can sit down has been open for business in Kendrick, Idaho since May 1st in violation of the coronavirus martial law house arrest order of Republican Governor Brad Little. Now the Hardware Brewing Company being threatened with an alcohol license suspension by the Idaho State Police..... Anti-house arrest lockdown protests in several German cities today Munich, Frankfurt and Cologne..... An incident being called "fatal" involving an Iranian logistics ship near the port of Jask with unofficial reports calling it a "friendly fire" incident..... Al Qaeda affiliated jihadists in northwestern Syria launched a surprise attack on government...
  • We now know far more about Covid-19 – the Lockdown should end

    05/09/2020 5:38:39 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 2 replies ^ | 05/09/2020 | Gavin Phillips
    This is the largest interference with personal liberty in our history”Lord Sumption Virtually overnight our world has turned into a wasteland of closed towns, deserted streets and a few people scuttling along with masks and stricken faces. It’s a place bereft of imagination, the light sucked out; a padded cell in Psych Ward B.The so-called new normal is anything but normal. On March 23rd, when Boris Johnson declared a lockdown in the UK, it was a beyond surreal moment for me. With no debate, our freedoms, social life and jobs were gone.The reasons given for the lockdown were to...
  • News Summary-Intelligence Report Monday 4/27/2020

    04/27/2020 8:38:16 PM PDT · by Nextrush · 1 replies
    Nextrush Free ^ | 4/27/2020 | Nextrush/Self
    Oil prices moving downwards today with a barrel of West Texas Intermediate at 12.58 a barrel.... Two motorcyle officers rammed by a car driving in the wrong direction in a Paris suburb today.... The Syrian government says that three civilians were killed and four wounded in an early morning Israeli airstrike on the Damascus area..... The US military denying a Syrian Arab News Agency Report that two American soldiers are missing...... Fighting reported in Syria between members of the HTS Al Qaeda forces and Turkish soldiers in the Greater Idlib region.... The United States military killed and injured civilians in...
  • Boris is worried UK lockdown has gone too far, but only he can end it; The deaths caused by Covid-19 are shocking. But so, too, are the effects of the lockdown

    04/25/2020 9:56:28 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 8 replies
    The Telegraph ^ | 04/25/2020 | Fraser Nelson
    At the end of last week, the Prime Minister was beginning to wonder if the country was taking his advice too much to heart. He asked us to stay at home - and we have. At each daily press conference, medical and scientific advisers talk about the plunge in use of transport and how well rules are being observed. What they don’t say is that this was not quite in their original plan. Government modellers didn’t expect such obedience: the expected workers to carry on and at least a million pupils to be left in school by parents. The deaths...
  • How the World is Beating COVID-19

    04/19/2020 6:51:07 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 3 replies
    American ^ | April 19, 2020 | Michael Curtis
    While the nations of the world are coping with the pandemic COVID-19, the widespread debate about the origin and reasons for the spread of the virus continue. Unfortunately, the predictions, motivations, fears, and preoccupations of individuals, and the models used for explanation, fall short of what would be desirable. Noticeably, three factors are evident. One is the lack of accuracy of information. Dr. Anthony Fauci has expressed doubts about the low level of COVID-19 cases and deaths reported by China, even after it “revised” and increased its death toll numbers by 50 per cent. A second factor is that some...
  • Boris Johnson Urged to Join Trump, Pull Funding from World Health Organization

    04/16/2020 4:09:45 PM PDT · by Bruiser 10 · 18 replies
    National File ^ | 16 April 20 | Lionel Du Cane
    A UK think tank has urged Boris Johnson to pull funding from the World Health Organization (WHO), following President Donald Trump’s example, over the global organization’s handling of the coronavirus pandemic. According to The Express , the head of lifestyle economic affairs at the Institute of Economic Affairs, Christopher Snowdon, hinted at WHO’s lackluster response to the outbreak, peddling a dangerous narrative and nestling up to China at the initial phase. He said: “The coronavirus pandemic has shown that the World Health Organisation needs to be reformed or replaced. “As the organisation’s second-biggest funder, the UK should follow America’s lead....