A protégé of Ariel Sharon, the ex-Mossad chief, Meir Dagan was considered a champion of the most aggressive policies..
After leaving office, he speaks out in the harshest terms against the government’s plans for an attack on Iran’s nuclear installations. Not mincing words, he said: “This is the stupidest idea I have heard in my life.”
If only black people knew more, understood better, where the candidates stood —now and over their lifetimes —they would make a better choice, the right choice. The level of condescension in these comments is staggering.
This week, the Syrian army, backed by Russian air strikes and Iranian-supported militias including Hezbollah, launched a major offensive to encircle rebel strongholds in the northern city of Aleppo, choking off one of the last two secure routes connecting the city to Turkey and closing in on the second.
Nearly 15 months after a Cleveland police officer fatally shot Tamir Rice, 12, while the boy was playing with a pellet gun near a recreation area, the city has sued to collect $500 for his “last dying expense” — the cost of his emergency medical treatment....Cleveland refrained from charging Tamir's family for the cost of the cop bullets that killed him.....his case is far from over, the family has received no settlement