MONDAY, MONDAY NEWS BRIEF:
* President Bush has selected retired federal judge Michael B. Mukasey as his nominee to become the new attorney general. Some analysis of the choice by Andrew Cohen. Also, an interesting read by the nominee himself.
* POW. "The Iraq War is largely about oil." -Alan Greenspan
* POW. Ambassador Crocker blasts the Iraqi refugee process.
* Wesley Clark on fighting the next war.
* "Problems in the Middle East are caused by politicians fighting one form of utopianism by trying to impose another."
* Republicans find new ways to irritate their base. Good work guys.
* Best-selling fantasy author Robert Jordan passed away.