Our friend and former CIA analyst Ray McGovern arrested, prevented from attending NYC discussion panel with David Petraeus, Max Boot...
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--Omar Khadr, child soldier tortured by US, writes op-ed urging fellow Canadians to resist security laws that trample human rights, and uses his own case as a prime example
--tension builds in Jerusalem, Netanyahu blocks access to Temple Mount by Palestinians, then backs down
--background: holy sites in Jerusalem nominally controlled by Jordan under treaty, but Israel runs security
--Israeli boycott organizers score victory, as Scarlett Johansson-endorsed SodaStream shuts operation
--after 100 days of captivity in Iran, family of American journalist Jason Rezaian renews call for his release
--IS tactics of revenge on “moderate” Sunnis expose another weakness in US strategy
--American who allegedly tried to join IS in Syria pleads guilty, but the only evidence we’ve seen is a Tweet
--NY Times story uses anonymous White House sources to blame Russia for cyberattacks, linked to other Russian actions
--online media outlet Pando, and others, pressure Greenwald etal to explain Matt Taibi’s departure from First Look https://firstlook.org/theintercept/2014/10/30/inside-story-matt-taibbis-departure-first-look-media/
--in Stockton bankruptcy, unlike Detroit, pensions are protected
--Halloween wierdos: Rochester woman in zombie costume gets 2 DUI’s in 3 hours; in Mill Valley, Christ is arrested for impersonating a cop