May 2nd, 2004

Scorpion

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IRAQ NEWS:
* Post research editor has been gathering the names of the detained in Guantanamo.
* Good read: Two events that strike against the movement for Mideast democracy.
* Did the Iraqi prisoner abuse happen at the request of military intelligence?
* Involving former Iraqi officers seen as a gamble.
* Maureen Dowd says it's unhealthy to censor the realities of war.
Scorpion

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Whoops! Former Iraqi general won't restore order in Fallujah. But don't worry, I am sure Rumsfeld will explain how this is all going according to plan.

Amnesty gets reports out of the Sudan, and it isn't good news.

New prison at Guantanamo is a symbol of the problems of declaring a war on a concept.

Legislation takes a back seat to worst-ever Senate partisanship.
"Why don't we just go home... rather than go through this charade of telling Americans that we are legislating?"
-Sen. John McCain

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