WikiLeaks, Julian Assange's whistle-blowing organization, has announced that it is publishing a series of documents it is calling "The Global Intelligence Files," which includes over five million e-mails from the Texas headquartered "global intelligence" company Stratfor, according to a statement the organization made Sunday night.
The organization has partnered with 25 media organizations to publish the documents, two of which are based in the United States: McClatchy and Rolling Stone [....]
Not a guest Op-Ed, the NYT Editorial Board: He was an unapologetic racist whose administration rolled back the gains that African-Americans achieved just after the Civil War, purged black workers from influential jobs and transformed the government into an instrument of white supremacy....The overwhelming weight of the evidence argues for rescinding the honor that (Princeton University) bestowed decades ago on an unrepentant racist.
ISTANBUL — Turkish fighter jets....shot down a Russian warplane that Turkey said had violated its airspace, a long-feared escalation that could further strain relations between Russia and the West. The Turkish prime minister, Ahmet Davutoglu, ordered the Foreign Ministry to consult with NATO and the United Nations, his office said in a statement, without elaborating.