U.S. intelligence under fire over Ukraine

EEV: From an intelligence analyst standpoint this was lunacy, and unbelievably stupid. 1. You fund a rebellion without anticipating various out comes or geopolitical destabilization 2. You use a bulk of intelligence assets fixated on domestic surveillance instead of potential adversaries 3. Pentagon officials for years were warning of the potential flashpoint, yet you ignore…

Washington Post op-ed: Repeal presidential term limits

Posted By Tim Cavanaugh On 10:36 AM  11/29/2013 In  | No Comments As President Obama faces a small revolt within his own party, a Washington Post op-ed is calling for the United States to end presidential term limits and allow him to run again in 2016. “Barack Obama should be allowed to stand for re…

Germany warns US facilities could be targeted in wake of NSA leaks

Published time: November 12, 2013 22:13                                                                              The entrance to the US Airbase is pictured in Ramstein, southern German (AFP Photo / Daniel Roland) Officials in Germany have cautioned authorities to prepare for possible attacks against United States facilities overseas as revelations continue to emerge about America’s secretive National Security Agency. As leaked classified documents continue…

Aircraft carrier sold for 1 cent

  Wednesday, 23 October 2013 Here’s a penny for your thoughts: One red cent could’ve landed you the Navy’s first supercarrier, the decommissioned Forrestal. The U.S. Navy sold the 1,067-foot behemoth to a Texas company, All Star Metals, to be dismantled, scrapped and recycled, Navy officials announced. It’s an inauspicious fate for a ship with…

Report: Senate immigration bill includes nearly $300 million in slush funds for immigrants’ rights groups, in language drafted by the former policy chief for one such organization

The National Council of La Raza is likely to  benefit from grant money set aside in an immigration bill drafted by its former  policy director Legislation passed in the Senate would  exclude three-time DUI offenders from a path to citizenship, but two-time drunk  drivers would be acceptable Passport forgers would no longer be  prosecuted for…

US Senators Warn of Soviet Revival, Want ‘Consequences’ Over Snowden

Jun. 25, 2013 – 06:00AM   | By JOHN T. BENNETT   | WASHINGTON — Senators from both US political parties on Tuesday urged the Obama administration to take steps forcing Moscow to suffer “consequences” for refusing to hand over NSA leaker Edward Snowden. Republicans and Democrats are fuming about Russian President Vladimir Putin’s decision against extraditing…

McCain claims ‘massive cover-up’ on Benghazi

Senior Media Reporter By Dylan Stableford, Yahoo! News | The Ticket – 1 hr 35 mins ago (NBC) While discussing the contentious confirmation hearings for defense secretary nominee Chuck Hagel, things got a bit heated on Sunday’s “Meet The Press” when Sen. John McCain referred to the lack of information from the White House surrounding the Sept.…

Morsi blames media : Muslim children “must be nursed on hatred. The hatred must continue!,” Morsi 2010 Quote

Morsi blames media for his ‘apes and pigs’ comment Posted By Neil Munro On 11:02 AM  01/17/2013 @ 11:02 AM In DC Exclusives – Original Reporting,World | No Comments Egypt’s moderate Islamist president is complaining to U.S. Senators that his venomously anti-Semitic statements are being taken out of context by Western media. His statements, such…

Rice says Benghazi comments based on preliminary intelligence (Statements are in direct conflict with Petraeus)

Posted 2012/11/21 at 7:29 pm EST UNITED NATIONS, Nov. 21, 2012 (Reuters) — U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations, Susan Rice, broke her silence on Wednesday and defended her remarks on a September attack in Benghazi, Libya, that killed four Americans, including the U.S. ambassador to the North African nation. U.S. ambassador to the United…

Anderson Cooper admits that CNN found slain American ambassador’s journal inside U.S. consulate in Libya and ‘secretly’ used it in reporting

CNN found Ambassador Christopher Stevens’  personal journal on the floor at the U.S. consulate in Benghazi Journal consisted of seven handwritten pages  in a hard-bound book Network says it notified Stevens’ family at  once and handed over the journal By Snejana Farberov PUBLISHED:12:15 EST, 22  September 2012| UPDATED:14:20 EST, 22 September 2012 CNN host Anderson…

New picture emerging of “terrorist attack” in Benghazi: “We had no military personnel there”

9:47pm EDT By Tabassum Zakaria and Susan Cornwell WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Consulate in Benghazi apparently was not troubled at first by a smattering of protesters on the anniversary of the September 11 attacks last week, but that changed abruptly at 9:35 p.m. when it sent a message that the building was under heavy…