- Qaddafi is dead, which is probably old news at this point, but The Washington Post account would seem to suggest that Ben's post is highly relevant as the sequence of images versus the fatal bullet to the head seem to suggest he was not killed in the course of capture, prompting the UN to delay Qaddafi's burial so an inquiry can be performed. Meanwhile, the impact of digital images. Also, a tale of two approaches in Iraq and Libya.
- In Iraq, the U.S. has closed out its northern base.
- Sec. Clinton, after visiting Libya and Afghanistan, is in Pakistan less to heal damaged relations then to push the Pakistanis to get tough on the Haqqani network.
- Al-Shabab claims to have killed 150 African Union peacekeepers from Burundi and even went so far as to display over 70 bodies of slain soldiers.
- Investors in Greek bonds may be forced to accept a 50% loss according to an EU/IMF analysis.
- Senate Republicans blocked a cloture motion on a bill that would have provided money to local governments to higher teachers and first responders.
- Two men have been indicted by a grand jury for their involvement in the alleged Iranian assassination plot.
- The Occupy movement accepts some help from unions to have greater logistical reach.
- The burden of student loan debt shackles the options graduate can choose.