- Thomas Hawk/Foter.comPresident Obama’s assertion
that Al Qaeda’s on the run has been
challenged by its recent apparent resurgence. The US
Army, meanwhile, is
reluctant to cut ties with individuals and companies in
Afghanistan tied to Al Qaeda despite the advice of the
reconstruction watchdog out of concern for the due process rights
of those Al Qaeda-linked individuals, while the State Department is
urging Americans to leave Yemen, where a drone strike
killed several suspected Al Qaeda militants, based on messages
the government says it
intercepted from Al Qaeda. Officials are also
worried the terrorist group’s developed an undetectable liquid
- “Journalists” are
concerned about losing access to the White House if they ask
tough questions about Benghazi.
- The economy has
created 270,000 full time jobs and 1.9 million part time jobs
since January 2009, according to numbers compiled by the House Ways
and Means Committee.
- Republican governors are not
enthusiastic about Republican attempts to shut down the federal
government over Obamacare.
- Foreign diplomats won’t
leave Egypt alone and are set to continue to try to resolve the
situation; John McCain and Lindsay Graham are visiting soon.
- An attack along the disputed Indian-Pakistani border in Kashmir
left at least five Indian soldiers dead. India blames Pakistani
troops but Pakistan denies any skirmish.
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