The Washington Post reported yesterday that the Iranian government is laying the foundation for a national intranet that would replace Iranian citizens’ access to the world wide web.  Iranians already have limited access to high speeds and certain social media sites, but this infrastructure would give the government even greater control to filter out western influence, to squelch and monitor ...

“If your freedom of speech has no limits, may you accept our freedom of action.”    This was a statement painted on a wall in Cairo where protestors yesterday stormed the U.S. embassy.  And this morning, we learn that U.S. Ambassador to Libya, Christopher Stevens was killed along with three other embassy staff in a rocket attack on their car. ...

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