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WHILE THE world watches the Balloon Boy story, we take a look at a few other things happening behind the scenes. 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.
WE ARE pleased to welcome back to this site the remarkable brothers Collins, Paul and Phillip, authors of the excellent book The Ascendancy of the Scientific Dictatorship: An Examination of Epistemic Autocracy, From the 19th to the 21st Century. It’s been far too long since we’ve talked, and so tonight we try to make up for that long drought with a two-part interview on two of their recent articles.