Yesterday the FBI gave a presentation at a Muslim outreach event in Seattle, but their effort backfired. The presenter offended some of the Muslims in the audience by including a photo of Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini in a PowerPoint slide show about terrorism. Islamic leaders said they were tired of being stereotyped by law enforcement.
In other news, under the prodding of Geert Wilders, the Dutch government insists that Eurozone countries that fail to meet budget limits must be forced to withdraw from the euro. The major candidate for this outcome is obviously Greece, which has announced that it expects its unemployment rate to rise to 26% next year.
Meanwhile, Niger says that it is unable to close its northern border to a fleeing Col. Moamar Khaddafi, even if it wanted to.
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