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Friday, December 19, 2014

Michael Crowley
When Barack Obama first ran for president, he pledged to change American policy towards three outlaw nations: Iran, Cuba and North Korea.
Todd Purdum
For three weeks, the Sony hacking case has titillated Hollywood and the trade and tabloid press with its exposure of the indiscreet and ill-advised private emails of overpaid dueling production divas and egocentric actors, and the release of reams of confidential financial and personal information to every corner of the Internet.
Carol Leonnig, Jerry Markon
The Washington Post
An independent panel on Thursday recommended sweeping changes at the Secret Service, saying the elite protective agency is “starved for leadership” and calling for an outsider as director, hundreds of new agents and officers, and a higher fence around the White House.