PMMJ (cheetahmaster) wrote,

"A briefing paper prepared for British Prime Minister Tony Blair and his top advisers eight months before the U.S.-led invasion of Iraq concluded that the U.S. military was not preparing adequately for what the British memo predicted would be a "protracted and costly" postwar occupation of that country."

"Justice Dept. effort to identify terrorists in U.S. has been less successful than officials suggested, Post probe shows."

Frank Rich on following the money, and the media.

* Post editorial looks beyond Guantanamo.
* G8 agrees on a massive debt-relief plan for the poorest nations.
* Pakistani rape victim and activist not allowed to travel abroad.
* In talking about social security overhaul, shouldn't we discuss age and lifespan?
* What about expanding the Metro to BWI? And you know what that means...
* Why would anyone be against a healthier cigarette?
* "Israeli doctors and scientists have succeeded in germinating a date seed nearly 2,000 years old."
* Andrew Cohen on two kingdoms in California.
* The on Hayao Miyazaki's animation challenge.

Biotechnology and you: how about a ring of your own bone for your wedding? (Courtesy wedding correspondent Ocho.)

Hey, whatever happened to that Global Frequency TV show that was supposed to happen?

And now, ten things we didn't know this time last week.

  • relevant to my interests

    "The Secret Douglas Adams RPG people have been playing for 15 years."

  • tactical

    "This actually fits with everything Obama has been doing lately: neither his legislative proposals nor his executive actions have been world shaking.…

  • huh

    "The problem for a terrorist group like Al Qaeda is that its recruitment pool is Muslims, but most Muslims are not interested in terrorism. Most…

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