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European Spies Contacted Bashar Assad To Discuss Security

"I will not specify (which countries) but many of them have visited Damascus, yes," the deputy minister, Faisal Mekdad, said in an interview with the BBC.<p>Maria Abi-Habib of The Wall Street Journal reports, Western and Middle Eastern officials, that Western spies have contacted the regime.<p>Mekdad …

Poll: Government top U.S. concern

Americans continue to identify government itself as the biggest problem facing the nation in a new poll, although the numbers have come down since the end of the government shutdown.<p>Asked to name the most important problem facing the country today, 21 percent of those surveyed in a Gallup poll out …

GOP hypocrites neglect poor — while drafting secret pro-military loophole

Buried deep into the budget bill being voted on today is a provision that tells you everything about our government<p>With one relatively insignificant clause buried on Page 364 of a massive budget bill that will get voted on today, Congress told us everything we need to know about federal spending …

Battle of the Sexes: Men's Political Giving Dwarfs Women's

What does the giving gap mean for politics?<p>By most measures, women's representation in American political life remains disappointing. The percentage of women in elected office is way behind the percentage of women in the workforce, to say nothing of the population. And of course there's never been …

The NSA is Even Spying on Computers That Aren’t Online

A computer doesn’t need to be online for the National Security Agency to take a peek.<p>The spy agency has managed to sneak surveillance software onto …

North Korea Threatens to Turn South Korean Island into "A Large Graveyard"

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>North Korea threatened major harm on a South Korean island Tuesday, adding to a flurry of suspicious …