Exclusive: While Official Washington devotes much sound and fury to demands for a wider war in Syria and the need to turn away Syrian refugees, Democrats and Republicans dodge the tougher question: how to confront Saudi Arabia about its covert funding for Islamic State and Al Qaeda terrorists, writes Daniel Lazare.
Phi Beta Iota: It took Architects and Engineers for 9/11 Truth almost fifteen years to gain traction to the point that a major public broadcasting station would air an interview with national patriot and very big brain Richard Gage. With the two Paris events (Charlie Hebdo and 11/13) the timeline seems to have shortened considerably. Those who wish to ascertain the truth and prevent a third Gulf War have a small advantage — President Barack Obama, his closest advisors (this does not include John Brennan who may have gone rogue), and a handful of the most senior military officers in DoD all appear to be acutely aware that the foreign policy coup carried out by Dick Cheney and the neocons is reaching a global crisis tipping point and they are digging in their heels. We will know progress is being made when Victoria Nuland is fired from the Department of State and placed under intense investigation for treason, and various organizations and individuals in the USA representing Saudi Arabia, Turkey, and Israel required to register as agents of a foreign power. In the depths of this crisis are the seeds for an American renaissance.