WHILE THE world watches the Balloon Boy story, we take a look at a few other things happening around the world.
In Iran, a homicide bomber killed 31 people in an attack on the country’s Islamic Revolutionary Guards. Iran blames the US and the UK, which is to be expected, but we note that ABC’s Brian Ross reported two years ago that the CIA was at the very least encouraging and advising Jundullah, the Al Qaeda-linked Sunni militant group that’s claimed responsibility for the attack.
It’s important to note that Jundullah was allegedly led at one time by Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, the mastermind of the 9/11 attacks. It’s impossible to tell who’s on whose side anymore — and we should solve that problem by taking our fingers out of the Central Asian pie.
Also: Venezuela leads coalition to replace dollars with “sucre”; Obama’s paymaster tells BoA chief “no pay for you”; US military charter with 205 Marines aboard forced to land in India; and the Large Hadron Collider may be interfering with itself — from the future.
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