The big news story of the day concerns the latest document dump of classified material from Wikileaks. This time the incriminating documents are diplomatic cables sent to and from American embassies and consulates overseas. Included in the embarrassing information that was exposed:
- President Obama has a low opinion of British Prime Minister David Cameron.
- Washington is worried about Islamic fundamentalists in the Turkish government.
- Saudi Arabia urged a military attack to stop Iran from getting the bomb.
- Hillary Clinton ordered that foreign diplomats at the UN be spied upon.
…and much, much more.
In other news, despite the dire state of finances in the European Union, the European Court of Justice ruled that the 3.7% pay increase for EU officials in Brussels must not be cut.
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