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How the CIA Took Down Hezbollah Terrorist Imad Mugniyah

Jan 31, 2015

RT @lrozen: “Gen.Hayden, at first, was all for this. But slowly, or maybe not so slowly...he got cold feet."newsweek.com/imad-mugniyah-…

Jan 31, 2015

“Gen.Hayden, at first, was all for this. But slowly, or maybe not so slowly...he got cold feet."newsweek.com/imad-mugniyah-…

Jan 31, 2015

CIA's public enemy No.1 b4 Bin Laden: Terrorist big Imad Mugniyah who had 100s of American kills... newsweek.com/imad-mugniyah-… @RMSchneiderman

Jan 31, 2015

Focus on the legal argument here and description of Hayden getting cold feet makes one think Rizzo newsweek.com/imad-mugniyah-…

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In Honor Of the Super Bowl, The 16 Most Superb Owls of All Time

newsweek.com — Robert tdc via Wikimedia Commons CC2.0 For the sake of argument, let's pretend for a moment we're owls. I'm an owl. Great! Nice soft feathers for quiet flying, a predilection for the eventide and dope night vision. Also wisdom. Loads. Let's find some small live animals to eat.
Jan 30, 2015

Our @Douglas_Main knows a line space opportunity when he sees one. An ode to Superb Owls! newsweek.com/most-superb-ow…

Jan 30, 2015

.@newsweek "In Honor of the Super Bowl, the 16 Most Superb Owls of All Time" bit.ly/1CIPVeD #SuperbOwl pic.twitter.com/YeaF8muulw

Jan 30, 2015

RT @Douglas_Main: A 2000 word piece where I pretend to be an owl & talk abt other owls while critiquing the super bowl http://t.co/NcYWjwWg…

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How the CIA Took Down Hezbollah Terrorist Imad Mugniyah

Jan 31, 2015

RT @michaeldweiss: Damascus parking. "One of the things they had to wait for, believe it or not, was for a parking space to open up": newsweek.com/imad-mugniyah-…

Jan 31, 2015

(1) Hizbullah'ın üst düzey komutanı İmad Mugniye'nn öldürülmesinin ABD-İsrail ortak operasyonu olduğu iddia edildi. newsweek.com/imad-mugniyah-…

Jan 31, 2015

RT @michaeldweiss: Damascus parking. "One of the things they had to wait for, believe it or not, was for a parking space to open up": newsweek.com/imad-mugniyah-…

Jan 31, 2015

RT @michaeldweiss: Damascus parking. "One of the things they had to wait for, believe it or not, was for a parking space to open up": newsweek.com/imad-mugniyah-…

How the CIA Took Down Hezbollah Terrorist Imad Mugniyah

Jan 31, 2015

RT @jimpoco: #mustread by @spytalker on #CIA takedown of top Hezbollah terrorist, Imad Mugniyah newsweek.com/imad-mugniyah-…

Jan 31, 2015

#mustread by @spytalker on #CIA takedown of top Hezbollah terrorist, Imad Mugniyah newsweek.com/imad-mugniyah-…

How the CIA Took Down Hezbollah Terrorist Imad Mugniyah

Backstreets Boys to Men

newsweek.com — It's 10 minutes before I'm going to Skype with the Backstreet Boys, and my 29-year-old self is anxiously pondering a dilemma my 10-year-old self - a BSB superfan - couldn't possibly have imagined: Which wall of my tiny, cluttered New York City apartment do I feel most comfortable letting one of the most successful boy bands in history look at over my shoulder?
Jan 30, 2015

RT @RMSchneiderman: Must read: @KiraBind on the Backstreet Boys and "the pink slime of boy bands past." newsweek.com/backstreets-bo…

Jan 30, 2015

Must read: @KiraBind on the Backstreet Boys and "the pink slime of boy bands past." newsweek.com/backstreets-bo…

Jan 30, 2015

My boss skyped with The Backstreet Boys ! ! ! ! ! bit.ly/1wIKFRd

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How the CIA Took Down Hezbollah Terrorist Imad Mugniyah

Jan 31, 2015

Great @spytalker get: How the CIA Took Down Hezbollah's Top Terrorist, Imad Mugniyah newsweek.com/imad-mugniyah-…

Venezuela Confirms Shooting Down Small Civilian Plane Near Aruba

newsweek.com — Carlos Garcia Rawlins/Reuters CARACAS (Reuters) - Venezuela said on Friday it shot down a civilian plane after it ignored communications off its Caribbean coast near the island of Aruba, but denied any violation of international airspace.
Jan 30, 2015

RT @Newsweek: Venezuela confirms shooting down small civilian plane near Aruba — bit.ly/1Hud3Sq

Jan 30, 2015

RT @Newsweek: Venezuela confirms shooting down small civilian plane near Aruba — bit.ly/1Hud3Sq

Jan 30, 2015

RT @Newsweek: Venezuela confirms shooting down small civilian plane near Aruba — bit.ly/1Hud3Sq

Dead Men Walking?

newsweek.com — Poor Compuserve. For more than a decade now, this online service has been building a subscriber base, now over 4 million. Then comes the biggest competition of all--the Net. Like archrivals Prodigy and America Online, CompuServe decides to offer Internet goodies. What happens?

Mitt Romney Will Not Seek 2016 Nomination, Supporters Say

newsweek.com — According to news reports, Mitt Romney told supporters that he will not seek the Republican party nomination for president. This news came before a call that Romney had scheduled with supporters, to begin at 11 a.m. EST. According to Bloomberg, Romney emailed supporters on Thursday night to say he would offer "an update" during a conference call on a potential run.
Jan 30, 2015

TODAY: AnnRomney: “Done. Done. Done.” Mitt Romney will not seek 2016 nomination bit.ly/1HrQvSx pic.twitter.com/yDp0vZOU9n via @Newsweek

Jan 30, 2015

On FB @JebBush calls @MittRomney a patriot and is "hoping his days of serving our nation and our party are not over" bit.ly/1CjyH8Q

Jan 30, 2015

RT @Newsweek: Mitt Romney will not seek 2016 nomination, supporters say bit.ly/1HrQvSx

Jan 30, 2015

RT @Newsweek: Mitt Romney will not seek 2016 nomination, supporters say bit.ly/1HrQvSx

Photos: Despite Kurdish Victory Over ISIS, Kobani Remains in Rubble

newsweek.com — Basic utilities, like running water and electricity, are lacking, but those who remained in the town celebrated the victory regardless. slideshow After four months of battle between ISIS and Kurdish fighters, the Kurds finally regained control of the town of Kobani in northern Syria.

Russia: It's Time for Regime Change

newsweek.com — Mikhail Klimentyev/RIA Novosti/Kremlin/Reuters Although "regime change" has become a dirty phrase, the best thing that could happen to Russia, its neighbors and the world would be a change from Vladimir Putin's brand of strongman authoritarianism to some form of democracy. Putin's regime is oppressive at home and imperialist abroad.
newsweek.com — The leader of France's controversial anti-immigration party Front National, Marine Le Pen has emerged as the frontrunner ahead of the country's 2017 presidential election according to a poll conducted by French polling agency Ifop and published today in this week's issue of Marianne magazine.

U.S. Develops New 'Soft' Techniques To End Torture

newsweek.com — On 16 January 1991, Colonel Steven Kleinman, a senior intelligence officer in the U.S. Air Force, flew to Saudi Arabia to interrogate an Iraqi combat engineer captured just before the launch of Operation Desert Storm. Kleinman's task was to find out the location of land mines surrounding a U.S. Army base.
Jan 30, 2015

.@newsweek Do read this important story! "U.S. Develops New 'Soft' Techniques To End Torture" newsweek.com/2015/02/06/usa…

Jan 30, 2015

Interesting read from @AlevScott, on the research behind "soft" interrogation techniques: newsweek.com/2015/02/06/usa…

What Silicon Valley Thinks of Women

newsweek.com — The legendary names of Silicon Valley are well known, and for the most part, the men behind the names look like this: geeky, in jeans and T-shirt, maybe with a hoodie, maybe shaving, maybe a college dropout, coding since early pubescence in the upper-middle-class parental basement.
Jan 31, 2015

RT @CarolineLHoward: 'There’s not a whole lot you can do to keep your career from being crushed by misogyny.' newsweek.com/2015/02/06/wha… @ninaburleigh nailed it!

Jan 30, 2015

RT @Dooezer: “I don’t like the way women think. They haven’t mastered linear thinking.” newsweek.com/2015/02/06/wha…

Jan 30, 2015

.@newsweek Superb story by Newsweek's #NinaBurleigh on those in Silicon Valley sans penises. bit.ly/18vYlLd pic.twitter.com/yDhJqTAPt5

Jan 30, 2015

RT @KiraBind: Behind the @Newsweek cover? You know, just 5,000 words about how pernicious sexism in tech is bit.ly/1zdErgH pic.twitter.com/SbWlInziAy

Jan 30, 2015

“I don’t like the way women think. They haven’t mastered linear thinking.” newsweek.com/2015/02/06/wha…

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How Iran Is Coping With Sagging Oil Prices

newsweek.com — Heinz-Peter Bader/Reuters Matthew M. Reed considers how the collapse in the oil price is affecting Iran-and its defense of its nuclear program. What impact has the fall in global oil prices had on Iran? The oil price collapse since June has had only a modest impact on Iran-so far.
Jan 30, 2015

RT @mdubowitz: How Iran is coping with sagging oil prices? Better than people think. Only powerful sanctions can shock the regime. newsweek.com/how-iran-copin…

Googling Tom Brady's Paycheck and Other Pressing Super Bowl Questions

newsweek.com — Greg M. Cooper/USA TODAY Sports Around the United States, millions of football fans are looking to find out everything from their favorite player's height to the best Super Bowl snack. Most of them turn to Google, and every January the search giant sees a massive uptick in football-related searches.
Jan 30, 2015

I talked to the folks over at @Google about the search trends of #SuperBowlXLIX: newsweek.com/googling-tom-b… Patriots fans slacked on search.

Normalizing Relations With Cuba: The Unfinished Agenda

newsweek.com — Alexandre Meneghini/Reuters On January 22, U.S. and Cuban diplomats concluded the first round of talks to implement President Barack Obama's and President Raúl Castro's decision to normalize bilateral relations. A second round of talks is scheduled for February.

Gay Dating App Scruff Puts 48-Foot Billboard Near Super Bowl Stadium, Sees Usage Uptick

newsweek.com — As football fans make the drive to Arizona's University of Phoenix Stadium for the Super Bowl, they will see two 48- by 14-foot digital billboards featuring a couple of buff men in a locker room, holding footballs. The first ad is on the highway leading up to the arena, with the second directly next to the stadium in the parking area.
Jan 30, 2015

RT @Newsweek: Gay dating app @Scruff puts 48-foot billboard near Super Bowl stadium, sees usage uptick — bit.ly/1HsXlqN pic.twitter.com/Y0KeACqiiw