Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Something to Know - 1 October

Mike Luckovich

1.  This was "sneaked in, or was it just another event in the dry arroyo of Middle-East battle fatigue?   Yesterday, the United States entered into an agreement with Afghanistan that we would keep a presence of 10,000 military personnel through 2024 - TEN MORE YEARS.   Was this on the front page of news, or on the major news networks?  NO...nothing that I recall.   Does anyone care enough to register a peep of concern?   To me, it feels like it was as newsworthy an appendage to the weather report on page 18 of the LA Times:
2.  Roger Cohen of the NY Times attempts to explain why ISIS is what it is.  He finds no "Why" in his search, and compares the movement to other past examples:


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