BBC News – Winston Churchill: How a flawed man became a great leader

On Thursday, the Magazine looked at the greatest controversies of Winston Churchill’s career. Here, the BBC’s world affairs editor examines how an all-too-human politician became a great wartime prime minister. In 2002 the BBC broadcast a series called 100 Greatest Britons. via Pocket
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www.rand.org

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The West’s four-part strategy to deal with radical Islam – The Washington Post

The conversation at Davos is often dominated by economics, and this year it’s no different. But the shock of the Paris terror attacks lingers, and discussions at the World Economic Forum here often turn to radical Islam. via Pocket
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Katt ❤️Country on Twitter: “Languages ~ http://t.co/Kkyh47hDMJ”

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Radio Lib Thom Hartmann: Is Boehner a ‘Traitor’ for Inviting Netanyahu Without White House approval?

So much for this being a mere snub or breach of protocol. via Pocket
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Fake Schools Serve as Visa Mills for Foreigners

Federal authorities have shut down at least six U.S. schools in recent years over allegations of immigration fraud. The schools often dupe students into believing that they are accredited and collect hefty tuition fees, but provide little if any instructional education. via Pocket
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Police officers’ wives rally against public backlash

This one took place at Houston City Hall at 11 a.m. Saturday. The same group held a rally at HPD’s 61 Riesner station last month. They said public backlash over claims of police brutality and demonstrations here–as well as in other cities–is taking a toll on their spouses. via Pocket
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Website lets public give police reviews, star ratings

(London Daily Mail) A controversial website has been set up allowing citizens to rate the performance of cops in the wake of high-profile police brutality cases. CopScore encourages people to submit ‘officer performance reviews’ and give star ratings for officers in their area or nationally. via Pocket
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Eligibility nipping at Obama’s heels again

Barack Obama has been focusing more and more, including in his 2015 State of the Union Tuesday, on what pundits describe as legacy issues. via Pocket
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Palin ‘seriously interested’ in presidential run

(WASHINGTONPOST) — Former Alaska governor Sarah Palin told The Washington Post in an interview Friday that she is “seriously interested” in running for the White House in 2016. via Pocket
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