January 12th, 2008


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"Whether Kenya can be pulled back from the brink will reveal much about Africa's future. The nation embodies the best and worst of the continent - its vitality and economic potential but also its poverty, corruption and tribalism. So long as those conditions persist, crises like the one afflicting Kenya will continue to haunt Africa, stunting its growth and hurting its people."

* Bush's slip of the tongue in Kuwait says a lot about American involvement in the Middle East. More trip analysis by Abu Aardvark.
* Whoops! The new embassy we built in Bagdhad is plagued with infrastructure problems.
* National shame: protesting the sixth anniversary of Guantanamo.
* On Rice and Bhutto.
* Scandal in the world of scrapbooking.
* Keith Giffen on better ways to end Spidey's marriage.
* Speaking of comic books, holy carp, they're actually bringing back Scud.