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Obama NSA Defense FAIL: The al-Mihdar Red Herring

Obama NSA Defense FAIL: The al-Mihdar Red Herring

In his speech on the National Security Agency domestic surveillance program on Friday, Obama offered an explanation of its origins: “The program grew out of a desire to address a gap identified…

Iraq’s Sunni Civil War

Iraq’s Sunni Civil War

(By Juan Cole) The attempt launched earlier this week by the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS or ISIL) to take and hold city quarters in Falluja, Ramadi and Khalidiya in…