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CIA, Terrorism, and the Emergent New Cold War: Considerations for the New Administration

By Brian Fairchild, July 20, 2016:

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY:  In addition to the threats posed by the Islamic State, al Qaeda, and the international jihad movement, the US is also challenged by an emergent new cold war which pits the US and NATO against Russia, China, Iran, North Korea and their client states.  2,799 more words

Counter Jihad Report

Pardon David Petraeus

The recent decisions by the FBI and Justice Department not to prosecute Hillary Clinton for her email shenanigans reminded us of a miscarriage of justice and a double standard: the prosecution and plea-bargain conviction of General David Petraeus. 257 more words

Hillary Clinton

The Charmed Second Act of David Petraeus - NICK TURSE JUL. 17, 2016 6:00 AM

Nick Turse on the post-scandal career of an American general

This story first appeared on the TomDispatch website.

I ran into David Petraeus the other night. 227 more words

Point Of Interest

John Kiriakou | Hillary Clinton Email Investigation Shows Inherent Unfairness in U.S. Justice System

 As it turns out, you can’t get the plea deal unless you “confess” in open court that you did the crime purposefully. So what do you do? 1,203 more words

Militarism

FBI Director: Petraeus Did Not Hide Papers In Attic, Differs From Clinton Case

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WASHINGTON, D.C. (CBSMiami/AP) — FBI Director James Comey stirred interest Thursday when he said former CIA Director David Petraeus hid materials in attic insulation while the agency pursued its case about his mishandling of classified information. 619 more words

News

Leaker, Speaker, Soldier, Spy The Charmed Life of David Petraeus, by Nick Turse

It’s good to be an insider. Just ask David Patraeus. From Nick Turse at tomdispatch.com:

I ran into David Petraeus the other night. Or rather, I ran after him. 610 more words

Government

No surprise. Just par for the course.

FBI Director James B. Comey’s statement today came very close to being an admission that this country’s ruling class govern in their own interests and can exempt themselves from the rules. 274 more words

Politics/Current Events