1. Please check this site on the French train that derailed and was looted. Police have 3 ‘youths’ in custody and appear to have covered up evidence of sabotage of the track. Also check back there tomorrow for the update. H/T Snaphanen.Dk
3. It would appear that the horrible poisoning of so many children in India may not have been an act of jihad, but one of stupidity, greed, ignorance, or caste-hatred. Pick any number of them. Thank you Les for the link.
4. News reports of an attempt to smuggle over 20,000 pistols from Turkey to the Ikhwan in Egypt are starting to work their way into the Arabic press. Here is a link to a google translate. Looking forward to hearing more about this as an overt story about Turkish backing of the Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt to this level would be helpful in geopolitical analysis. (I wonder if the US paid for these guns.)
5. Al-Qaeda in Syria plan its own state in the North of Syria. RT video.