PMMJ (cheetahmaster) wrote,

"WASHINGTON (AFP) - Syria has conducted a chemical weapons test during the past 15 months, U.S. Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld charged Monday."

Wait, we've known this for months, but are just mentioning it now? Why? (Oh, right, perpetual war.)

* World Opinion Roundup: things are looking up as the Arab world is beginning to see single-power monopolies aren't good. And man, it's a wacky day when you agree with Iran.
* Howard Kurtz on looting and the aftermath. Meanwhile, Shiite clerics push for order.
* There's hope: Bush's re-election battle will be on the domestic front.
* Hey, we are still at war in Afghanistan, and we've now embraced nation-building. You might remember this as one of the things Bush campaigned *against.* back in 2000.
* Great news: scientists think they have broken the SARS code. And the Post has a simple SARS FAQ.
* Local news, Montgomery Co. seeks to standardize grading.

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