* Today's top read is "the permanent war", on counterterrorism, drones, and secret bases. Parts one, two, and three.
* The lack of debate over the drone war.
* Sectarian violence threatens a fragile peace in Myanmar.
* What do average citizens in Iran think about their nuclear program.
* Next up for the anti-abortion crowd: requiring spousal permission.
* The rapid growth of Islamist groups complicated intelligence gathering.
* Debunking the campaign spending gap.
* Whoah. Cataloging the Obama Haters book club.