As Syrian War Drags On, Jihadists Take Bigger Role

CHRISTIAN NEWS: SOURCE. By NEIL MacFARQUHAR and HWAIDA SAAD NY Times, Published: July 29, 2012 ov BEIRUT, Lebanon — As the uprising against President Bashar al-Assad’s government grinds on with no resolution in sight, Syrians involved in the armed struggle say it is becoming more radicalized: homegrown Muslim jihadists, as well as small groups of […] Continue reading →

Rush in Belize for decriminalizing marijuana

PRAYER ALERT: The government of Belize has appointed a committee to consider decriminalizing marijuana. It consists of eight people headed by former Police Minister Douglas Singh Two of these eight members are admitted marijuana users. The committee notified the public on Monday night that we would only have four days to give our feedback on […] Continue reading →

Effects of Cannabis

Neurological effects of cannabis.The areas of the brain where cannabis receptors are most prevalently located are consistent with the behavioral effects produced by cannabinoids. Brain regions in which cannabinoid receptors are very abundant are the basal ganglia, associated with movement control; the cerebellum, associated with body movement coordination; the hippocampus, associated with learning, memory, and […] Continue reading →

Israel Forced to Rethink Regional Strategies

NY Times. July 19, 2012 JERUSALEM — Standing on the Golan Heights, close enough to the Syrian border to hear what he called “the dull boom of shells” fired on the other side, Defense Minister of Israel Ehud Barak observed on Thursday that President Bashar al-Assad’s grip on power was slipping away. “The disintegration is […] Continue reading →