Bloomberg | France Telecom SA’s talks on acquisitions in Iraq and Cambodia are progressing, and the company may enter Algeria as it expands further into emerging markets, Chief Executive Officer Stephane Richard said.
Guardian | The cleric once described by the US military as the most dangerous man in Iraq, Muqtadr al-Sadr, slipped back into his homeland today after three years in Iran to lay claim to a lead role in Iraqi affairs.
Gareth Porter | A special envoy raised the possibility in a secret meeting with senior Iraqi military and civilian officials that the Obama administration would leave more than 15,000 combat troops in Iraq after the 2011 deadline for U.S. withdrawal.
On the Friday, October 2 edition of the Alex Jones Show, Obama goes for broke in his push for gun control, issuing a lengthy anti-gun rant politicizing the incident before the body count was even in. We also look at an Air Force veteran who had a licensed concealed carry gun but was prevented from intervening in the shooting yesterday, and a former security guard's comments that the college's lockdown procedures were a “death trap.” Investigative journalist and bestselling author Annie Jacobsen joins the show today to discuss the uncensored history of DARPA and military experimentation using soldiers. Also today, Peter Schiff breaks down developments in the economy, with the latest jobs report showing a dwindling labor market. We'll also your take your calls on this worldwide transmission.