San Francisco — <em>TWN</em> Meeting & Coffee — Cafe Sappore/North Beach



I have not been there yet but have been assured that Cafe Sappore is a nice place to hang out, grab a coffee, and discuss political stuff or anything folks want to know about Oakley the Amazing Weimaraner (without NSA eavesdropping). I’m going to be there between 3:30 and 4:00 p.m.

<em>Woolsey Watch</em>: If It’s Monday, It Must be Iran



The Foundation for Defense of Democracies and the Committee on the Present Danger, two front organizations in the neoconservative network, will try and move a “military strike” against Iran a notch closer tomorrow. Monday morning, 9:30 a.m., in SC-6 of the U.S. Capitol, war-profiteer and former CIA Director R.

<em>Washington Post</em> White House Correspondent Jim VandeHei Gives Nice Nod to <em>TWN</em>. . .but More on VandeHei and Scandalmongering



Jim VandeHei, White House Correspodent for the Washington Post, gave a nice plug to TWN on Friday in the Post‘s daily online political discussion. In the early part of discussion, a reader asked VandeHei what sources he uses to “get his news”: Baton Rouge, La.

Dana Priest Online at <em>Washington Post</em> Forum at 12:30 p.m. Today



Although I disagreed with the primary thrust of Dana Priest’s book, The Mission: Waging War and Keeping Peace with America’s Military, there is little doubt that she is one of the best intelligence and defense correspondents in the business.