The California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation has admitted fault after an investigation revealed that parole officers had met with Phillip Garrido, the registered sex-offender who kidnapped Jaycee Dugard, 60 times in his home without noticing anything was amiss. Parole officers also ignored alerts from a GPS tracking device that Garrido was required to wear, ABC News.
A retired British soldier who trained Afghan police has said that the Taliban has infiltrated top levels of Afghan police forces, Bloomberg. The gunman who killed 5 British soldiers yesterday has been identified as a policeman called Gulbadin and he is reported to be hiding with Taliban fighters, Guardian.
The UN has relocated 600 personnel after an attack on a guest house in Kabul, Afghanistan that killed 5 UN staff members earlier this week, Voice of America.