“Not since the disintegration of the Soviet Union in 1991, and before that the fall of France in 1940, has there been so swift an erosion of the world influence of a Great Power as we are witnessing with the United States.”
4. There are a number of videos appearing with parts of the Rose-Assad interview today. I suspect that when the whole interview is broadcast efforts should be made to watch it all in context. What a sad day when a tyrant like that seems so much more rational and fair than the POTUS.
5. The permit for the 2 Million bike ride to counter the million-muslim march in DC was denied. The ride is to proceed anyway.
6. Here is one of the clips on the Assad interview.
H/T M, Richard and others with thanks.