PMMJ (cheetahmaster) wrote,

"Iraq has replaced Afghanistan as the training ground for the next generation of 'professionalized' terrorists, according to a report released yesterday by the National Intelligence Council, the CIA director's think tank."

Justice Dept. opens inquiry into prisoner abuse scandal.

Paul Krugman notes the privatization of social security in the UK is a cautionary tale for us.

From news services: "RIYADH, Saudi Arabia -- A religious court has sentenced 15 people, including a woman, to as many as 250 lashes each and up to six months in prison for participating in a protest last month against the monarchy, judicial officials said."

Dick Meyer on the crises crisis.

Hahaha. "Bush rethinks aggressive words."

* Tsunami aftermath: villages just completely disappeared; not even bodies remain. Also, the danger of landmines is amplified.
* The deeper meaning behind Ukraine's pullout of the 'coalition of the willing.'
* GA judge orders anti-evolution stickers removed from textbooks.
* Bush plans cuts in HUD. Guess who gets shafted. HINT: it's not big business.
* E.J. Dionne, on the new liberalism, and Democrats showing their values.
* Lutherans focus on tolerance on their gay policy.

Ooh. BBC to show newly discovered 100-year old footage of life in Britain.

Huygens probe enters Titan's atmosphere.
UPDATE: Huygens has landed on Titan.

UPDATE: Ali G causes trouble at a rodeo.

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