Following the revelation that NSA used a data-mining program, codenamed PRISM, to conduct warrantless surveillance on American citizens, existence of another secret intelligence gathering tool ‘Boundless Informant’ emerged which made ripples in the news due to itsglobal surveillance orespionage characteristics.
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During Monday night’s Fox News broadcast, host Bill O’Reilly fired back at Comedy Central’s “Daily Show” host Jon Stewart for suggesting in his last week’s show that the voters who re-elected President Barack Obama hold “traditional” American policy views.
Four debates have been scheduled to take place during the month of October ahead of the election day. The first Presidential debate between President Barack Obama and Republican rival Mitt Romney took place at the University of Denver, Colorado, on October 3rd. The topic of the debate was ‘domestic policy’ and Jim Lehrer, host of NewsHour on PBS served as the moderator.
In Truth Serum this Week: President Zardari’s sudden departure from the country has the world abuzz about the potential of a silent coup in Pakistan. A Foreign Policy article posed several questions about the circumstances and timing of Zardari’s departure. Zardari’s spokesperson and PPP officials are dismissive of the rumors and claim that he is having a routine medical checkup done in Dubai and will be back in the country in a few days. The next few days will determine as to whether anything significant will change in Pakistan but the noose has been tightening around Zardari with the memo gate scandal and the reopening of the NRO cases. Complicating matters further are the deteriorating Pakistani relationship with the United States.
After news came out that a religious newspaper cut Hillary Clinton out of the “Situation Room Photo” last week, it was only a matter of time until somebody else came out with a doctored version of the photo. In case you were wondering, the photo with superheroes added in is ten times more awesome than the first. MORE