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PBC News & Comment: UC Regents Adopt Problematic “Tolerance” Policies

Amended at last minute, new policy deplores “anti-Semitic forms of anti-Zionism”—vague subjective standards that diminish freedom of speech in selective manner……–at The Intercept, Robert Mackey offers a good account of Regents meeting

–in last-minute speech at Stanford, Hillary Clinton rejects GOP bluster and incendiary talk, calls for “intelligence surge” against IS

–at Salon, Brogan Morris comforts “Bernie or Bust” types

–Anonymous group is bitterly split over attacks on Trump

–Daesh video gloating about Brussels attacks includes audio and images of Trump

–Russian jets return to support Syrian troops trying to retake Palmyra but that’s not considered violation of cease-fire

–in new in-depth interview, NSA expert James Bamford talks about Obama’s “insider threat” program that spies on our spies

–AG Loretta Lynch indicts 7 Iranians for cyber attacks in 2011, which were likely retaliation for our Stuxnet attacks

–Blackwater founder Erik Prince is reported under investigation for trying to sell services of mercenaries to other governments

–in Buenos Aires, Obama admits US took too long to condemn mass human rights violations, but he doesn’t quite apologize

blogger Roger Shuler is vindicated as Alabama Gov. Bentley makes bizarre public apology for his non-physical affair with aide

–after knife attack in West Bank, Israeli soldier shoots and kills wounded Palestinian accused of the attack

–former Serbian leader Karadzic is found guilty of genocide, gets 40 year sentence