Poland’s defence minister has asked the security services to investigate how hundreds, or even thousands, of soldiers and civilian employees of the army received harassing telephone calls from Russia.
The number of people who got mysterious calls from Russia has been reported to be as high as 10,000.
John E. McLaughlin, who served as deputy director of the CIA between 2000 and 2004 during portions of the Clinton and George W. Bush administrations, was quoted in the Times saying that he was not certain that the United States would defeat IS.“It suddenly just occurred to me, if you add everything up, that these guys could win,” McLaughlin admitted, adding, “Evil isn’t always defeated.”
He admitted that the idea of the Islamic State eventually becoming a legitimate state with working airports and passports is “not inconceivable.” He also compared IS to Hezbollah. Continue reading
#5 A state-appointed review board has determined that there is “no satisfactory plan” to solve Detroit’s financial emergency, and many believe that bankruptcy is imminent. If Detroit does declare bankruptcy, it will be the largest municipal bankruptcy in U.S. history. Continue reading