I.F. Stone was one of the greatest reporters of all times. When asked what he knew that helped him break so many international stories he responded in three words: “All governments, lie.” At the same time the US was talking about leaving Iraq, it was building a fortress like embassy as large as the Vatican. Now, according to the UK Guardian, at the same time Obama is promising to leave Afghanistan, secret talks are being held to extend that stay for decades. “To read, click here.