Has Debris From Missing Malaysian Flight MH370 Been Found?  Wreckage Found On French Indian Ocean Island Of Reunion      Darrin Boyle, writing in this afternoon’s edition (July 29, 2015) of London’s TheDailyMailOnline, reports that “a two-meter long piece of aircraft wreckage [wing] has been found, washed ashore on a beach in La Reunion, east […]

Excerpts: What Does Some form of Real “Game Changer, Victory, or Strategic Success Require? A meaningful form of “victory” must – over time – deal with the real-world complexity of the struggle we tend to hopelessly over-simplify in focusing on ISIL. ISIL is only one element of the war, and in some ways one of […]

The CIA Paid This Contractor $40 Million to Review Torture Documents By Jason Leopold July 27, 2015 | 2:25 pm article/the-cia-paid-this- contractor-40-million-to- review-torture-documents One of the main criticisms leveled by Republicans and CIA supporters about the Senate Intelligence Committee’s landmark five-year study into the CIA’s torture program has been the cost to taxpayers: $40 million. The implication by […]

Pentagon Takes Computer System Offline 07/28/politics/pentagon-takes- computer-system-offline/index. html By Barbara Starr, CNN Pentagon Correspondent Updated 2254 GMT (0554 HKT) July 28, 2015 Washington (CNN)The unclassified email network used by Gen. Martin Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and hundreds of military and civilian personnel was taken offline over the weekend after suspicious activity […]

RECOMMENDATION. Continue the present strategy. Praise to God; we are winning.     A View From the Other Side of the Hill by Gary Anderson SWJ Blog Post | July 28, 2015 – 2:07pm blog/a-view-from-the-other- side-of-the-hill A View From the Other Side of the Hill Gary Anderson How is the Islamic State looking at the situation in […]

White House Shoots Down Petition To Pardon Edward Snowden      Adi Robertson, writing on this evening’s (July 28, 2015) website, The Verge, reports that “two years after it was posted, the White House has responded to a petition to pardon NSA whistleblower [leaker] Edward Snowden.  “Mr. Snowden’s dangerous decision to steal and disclose classified […]

Artificial Intelligence Will Make A Global Arms Race ‘Virtually Inevitable: Stephen Hawking & Elon Musk Call For Ban On Automated Smart Weapons — But, Are Their Warnings Of a Robot Apocalypse Overblown?      Ellie Zolfagharifard, writing in the July 27, 2015 edition of London’s TheDailyMailOnline, notes that renowned physicist Dr. Stephen Hawking, and billionaire […]