CNN censors Russian official’s topical interview on Syria

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The final version lacks Russian diplomat’s answers to the two key questions of anchor Christiane Amanpour
UN, November 28, 12:31 /ITAR-TASS/. The U.S. TV channel CNN has censored an interview with Russia’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations, Vitaly Churkin, editing out comment on the Syrian people’s support of President Assad and a statement about obstacles the opposition puts in the way of humanitarian aid. The broadcast with anchor Christiane Amanpour was aired on Tuesday evening.

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Photodiode Gamma Ray Detector

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Gamma photons interacting with cheap photodiodes produce small current pulses which are easily amplified and allow detection of individual photon events. This offers the possibility of cheap, small and rugged radiation detectors of reasonable sensitivity. While not as sensitive as larger GM-tube detectors, this solid state device is still quite useful for determining if something is radioactive enough to be interesting/concerning.
The circuit is simple, but as currently implemented has one major problem; poor temperature stability.

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« Vor unseren Augen » Es geht um die Wahrheit – von Thierry Meyssan

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Was passiert in Syrien seit drei Jahren? Laut NATO und den Golf-Medien schlägt das „Regime“ eine demokratische Revolution blutig nieder. Aber dieser Version widerspricht die von verschiedenen Quellen geschätzte aktuelle Unterstützung des Staates, zwischen 60% und 90% der Bevölkerung. Die Wahrheit ist aber ganz anders: die NATO und der Golf-Kooperationsrat (GCC) haben einen Krieg nach dem anderen, einen Krieg der 4. Generation und dann einen Krieg des nicaraguanischen Typs verloren. Sie sind es, und sie allein,

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Argentina urges joint LatAm plan against US spying

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Argentinean Defense Minister Agustin Rossi has called for a joint plan among South American countries to cope with the US spying activities.

Rossi made the remarks during a meeting with his Brazilian counterpart Celso Amorim in Brasilia on Thursday.

„I believe that UNASUR (the Union of South American Nations) must have a joint defense strategy,” the Argentinean minister said, adding, “The issue of cyber-defense undoubtedly deserves to be addressed.“

During the talks with Amorim,

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