"Senior Arab officials attending a U.S.-sponsored conference in the Middle East rejected the Bush administration's assertion that greater democracy would help end terrorism, arguing that the administration's strong support of Israel made it difficult to undertake political reforms or halt extremists driven by hatred of U.S. policies."
And Nicholas Kristof tries to drum up more troops for the coalition of the willing.
Oh, and, of course, for your Monday enjoyment:
Ten things we didn't know this time last week.