Monday, December 10, 2012
Named the quartet-in-residence at Indiana University's Jacob School of Music in March 2012, the Pacifica was the quartet-in-residence at the Metropolitan Museum of Art (2009 – 2012) – a position previously held by the Guarneri String Quartet – and received the 2009 Grammy Award for Best Chamber Music Performance.
President Obama authorized a drone strike Saturday that likely killed a prominent Taliban leader and principal for years in the peace discussions with the Afghan government. The Taliban has seen a resurgence controlling over 1/3 of the districts in Afghanistan, highest levels since the 9/11 attacks. The Obama administration was drawing down forces with the aim of total withdrawal from Afghanistan upon him leaving office, but halted in October in lite of the increased Taliban presence.
KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll Between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump who do you feel would be better to deal with international terrorism?