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  1. John says ...

    Posted Oct 06th 2009, 12:00am by John Brennan

    ... John Brennan Wai-tung's tale is not only moving, it's also very well written and contains the key ingredients of most good stories: A main character we care about and whose problems we can understand - even if we've never felt quite so distant from our own parents as Nancy does. An opening section that introduces that character and sets out their problem (Nancy ...

  2. Magic ride

    Posted Aug 17th 2003, 12:00am by John Millen

    ... Wars, a fired-up, full throttle read, is a street-wise fantasy adventure for readers of all ages. Faerie Wars By Herbie Brennan Published by Bloomsbury ISBN 0 007475 594492 John Millen can ... story Poison, and Eoin Colfer's anti-hero Artemis Fowl has just met his fairy friends and foes in his third adventure The Eternity Code. Now Irish author Herbie Brennan has come up ...

  3. News - World - US POLITICS

    John Brennan finally confirmed as head of CIA

    Posted Mar 09th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Washington Brennan, a counter-terrorism expert and 25-year veteran of the CIA, was the architect of the controversial secret programme that uses armed drones in 'targeted killings' overseas Brennan role as head of CIA is finally confirmed The US Senate has finally confirmed John Brennan as CIA director after the White House doused a fierce debate over ...

  4. News - World

    Counter-terrorism adviser John Brennan to be chosen as CIA chief

    Posted Jan 08th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Washington Brennan to be chosen as CIA chief Barack Obama was poised yesterday to nominate top counter-terrorism adviser John Brennan to lead the CIA, a senior ... "The issue has been removed from the debate because the president and John Brennan, as his top counter-terrorism adviser, brought those techniques to an end," deputy national security ...

  5. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Obama set to nominate Hagel as defence secretary, Brennan as CIA chief

    Posted Jan 07th 2013, 12:52pm by AFP

    ... Agencies in Washington US President Barack Obama was set to nominate Republican Chuck Hagel as his next defence secretary and White House counterterrorism adviser John Brennan as the new ... Panetta at the Pentagon. The move will likely set up a tough Senate confirmation battle against critics who have attacked his record on Israel and Iran. Brennan, who formerly served at the CIA, ...

  6. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Brennan defends drone strikes, even on Americans

    Posted Feb 08th 2013, 03:16pm by AFP

    ... Associated Press in Washington CIA Director-designate John Brennan strongly defended anti-terror attacks by unmanned drones on Thursday under close questioning at a protest-disrupted ... useful information. Despite what he called a public misimpression, Brennan told the Senate Intelligence Committee that drone strikes are used only against targets planning to carry out attacks ...

  7. News - World - MEDIA

    US media slammed for withholding drone secrets

    Posted Feb 09th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Washington US media slammed foragreeing to secrecy request The US media has turned a spotlight on itself after three news organisations admitted keeping the location of a drone base in Saudi Arabia secret at the request of the US a ...

  8. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Redactions prompt release of report into CIA interrogations to be delayed

    Posted Aug 03rd 2014, 06:53am by MCT

    ... earlier that interrogators for the spy agency had tortured suspected terrorists. But Obama also voiced "full confidence" in CIA director John Brennan a day after the agency revealed ... report about to become public, the news undermines Brennan's leadership when he needs it most. "Clearly he has to prove himself," Republican Senator John McCain said. "I ...

  9. Land of pomp and study

    Posted Sep 07th 2012, 02:44pm by John Brennan

    ... John Brennan Land of pomp and study (via Education Post) Home to both the Queen and cutting-edge pop music, the United Kingdom has always mixed tradition with forward thinking. With the origins of Oxford University going back 1,000 years, and with several British universities dating from the 13th to 16th…   ...

  10. Taking the best and making them better

    Posted Sep 07th 2012, 02:46pm by John Brennan

    ... John Brennan Taking the best and making them better (via Education Post) The bold claim of the London Business School (LBS) is that it chooses the best and makes them better. The fact that its full-time and Executive MBA programmes rank among the world’s best, according to the Financial Times and BusinessWeek business…   ...




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