What’s Governor Kitzhaber hiding now?
The Salem Statesman Journal reports that John Kitzhaber is refusing to release emails related to his reasoning for placing an unconstitutional “moratorium” on the death penalty in Oregon.
Gov. John Kitzhaber’s administration is refusing to release more than 150 emails dealing with [...]
1) Terrorists from the group Al Shabaab took over Somalia’s Presidential Palace yesterday and numerous government offices. The President was not in the building at the time. Guards were able to take back the palace, killing the 5 militants. At least 16 others were killed. Al Shabaab has increased violence during the holy month […]
Summary The Iraqi parliament announced it won’t meet again until August 12. The last meeting, this past week, failed to produce a new government and half the members walked out. Prime Minister Maliki also refuses to drop his candidacy despite many assertions that his leadership is hindering progress for Iraq. The military battle for Iraq […]
1) Over the weekend, Germany summoned the American ambassador over spying accusations. A German intelligence employee allegedly handed over 218 sensitive documents in the past two years to the US. Today, US officials confirmed that CIA had been involved in the incident (see the Reuters exclusive here). 2) Bahrain has demanded that US Assistant […]
Conflicting messages from the Obama administration to Israel are prompting concerns that the White House may not have a coherent strategy in place as the crisis in the Middle East escalates, according to former U.S. and Israeli officials.