July 10th, 2009

News

Ebola, Afghanistan, and cheetahs

FRIDAY NEWS:
* Eight years later, the new shape of war in Afghanistan.
* Marc Lynch on new challenges for the moderate Arab leaders.
* Howard Kurtz on Omaba's unemployment problem.
* Democrats in Congress accuse the CIA of withholding information.
* Five world leaders who miss having Bush around.
* Oh, snap. "Why are Southerners so fat?"
* "A form of Ebola virus has been detected in pigs for the first time."
* Exploring the cheetahs' legendary speed.
* The Explainer, on screenwriting for porn movies.
* Marvel brings back the 90's with foil covers. Grand.