- Pakistan’s interior minister
says the killing of the leader of the Pakistani Taliban has
effectively ended the attempt at a peace process in the country.
according to a new book on the Obama Administration, President
Obama bragged to aides that he was “really good at killing
- The intelligence services of France, Germany, Spain and Sweden
reportedly been working together with the United Kingdom’s GCHQ
on developing methods to conduct mass surveillance of Internet and
telephone communications. GCHQ and the NSA have been criticized for
those practices in part by some of the political leaders in the
European countries whose intelligence services they have been
- The White House and top lawmakers in Congress continue to
reject calls for clemency for Edward Snowden, whose disclosures
have revealed the breadth of the NSA’s mass surveillance
- John Kerry
went to Egypt to tell Egyptians that democracy brings
stability, which brings jobs, as part of his call for the violence
in the country to stop. Meanwhile, the former president, Mohammed
in front of the court where he is on trial that the case against
him was illegitimate as he remained the country’s legitimate
- The White House
denies Barack Obama considered dumping Joe Biden as his running
mate for the 2012 election.
- Rep. Mike Michaud, who is running for governor of Maine in
2014, has come out
- Paul Ciancia has been
charged with the murder of a TSA agent in last week’s shooting
at the Los Angeles International Airport.
- An attorney for the mayor of Toronto has called on
the city’s police department to release a video alleged to show
Mayor Bob Ford smoking crack. His attorney says it shows no such
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from Hit & Run http://reason.com/blog/2013/11/04/am-links-drone-strike-against-pakistan-t