The Pentagon today warned lawmakers that WikiLeaks, working together with various news organizations, may publish a "tranche" of classified U.S. State Department cables as early as Friday, Nov. 26. In an e-mail today to the Senate and House Armed Services Committees, Assistant Secretary for Legislative Affairs Elizabeth King said the documents "touch on an enormous range of very sensitive foreign policy issues," adding, "We anticipate that the release could negatively impact U.S. foreign relations," and "We will brief you once we have a better understanding of what documents the WikiLeaks publication contains." Bloomberg article, AP, Cryptome.
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The ancient Wari empire of Peru that ruled the Andes between 500 and 1100 CE likely served beer laced with ayahuasca to garner support and allegiance from other groups, according to new research. Archaeobotanists excavating at a small Wari outpost in Quilcapampa, far from the Wari's home region, found seeds from the vilca tree that… READ THE REST
The Republican National Committee is planning to require its presidential candidates to pledge not to participate in debates orchestrated by the Commission on Presidential Debates. Of course, that is the organization that has sponsored the presidential and vice-presidential debates for more than three decades. From the New York Times: The move by the R.N.C. was… READ THE REST
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