Director of National Intelligence Dennis C. Blair announced today that Ambassador Charles W. Freeman Jr. has requested that his selection to be Chairman of the National Intelligence Council not proceed. Director Blair accepted Ambassador Freeman’s decision with regret.
Via Hot Air. Earlier, Michael Weiss described how a Saudi-backed “realist” Republican became a superhero of the lefty blogosphere, because of his stance on a certain Middle East country whose name begins with “I” (and it’s not Iraq or Iran). Do read it all.