Obama: US ‘Underestimated’ ISIL Strength In Syria

TPM LiveWire President Obama said that the U.S. intelligence community initially underestimated the Islamic State and its stronghold in Syria. “Jim Clapper has acknowledged that they underestimated what had been taking place in Syria,” Obama said in an interview with CBS’ “60 Minutes” that will air Sunday night, referencing the director of intelligence, James Clapper.… More Obama: US ‘Underestimated’ ISIL Strength In Syria

The Washington Post Reveals ‘Top Secret America’

The top-secret world the government created in response to the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, has become so large, so unwieldy and so secretive that no one knows how much money it costs, how many people it employs, how many programs exist within it or exactly how many agencies do the same work. ~… More The Washington Post Reveals ‘Top Secret America’