Edward Snowden topped Foreign Policy’s list of the Leading Global Thinkers of 2013.
One expert: Spying on Frau Merkel — shocking? No. Hurtful? Perhaps. Wise? Almost certainly not. Read also more comments.
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The bipartisan deal was achieved to avoid the default but it seem mote like a postponement of the problem. Or would you say it may lead to more comprehensive deal on many issues that were highlighted in the shutdown period? Read few comments.
Anshu Jain also said that the US default would be utterly catastrophic. Could you please shortly explain if you agree with him or not, and why?
James Clapper on shutdown: This is a dreamland for foreign intelligence services to recruit. Seriously?
A Quinnipiac University poll found that 58 percent of those polled blame both parties equally for the gridlock, while 28 percent blame Republicans and just 10 percent blame Democrats.
President Barack Obama and Iranian President Hassan Rouhani spoke by telephone. It was the highest-level contact between Tehran and Washington in three decades.
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