Saturday, October 20, 2007

saturday reads

Burma's 'new life' camps evoke memories of Pol Pot

Politically motivated officials at the Pentagon have pushed for convictions of high-profile detainees ahead of the 2008 elections, the former lead prosecutor for terrorism trials at Guantanamo Bay said last night, adding that the pressure played a part in his decision to resign earlier this month.

In Jena and Beyond, Nooses Return as a Symbol of Hate

Wing decertified, COs sacked for nuke "mistake"

Fragging Case: No evidence links an Army supply sergeant accused of killing his company commander and another officer in Iraq to the deadly explosion that killed them, his defense lawyer argued at a military hearing Friday.

Four U.S. Marines were being detained Friday at the Iwakuni Marine Corps Air Station after allegations they gang-raped a 19-year-old Japanese woman, according to a base spokesman, prefecture police and a Japanese chief cabinet secretary.

If there's a burning question that's arisen from Brent Wilkes' trial, it's not whether Wilkes is guilty. It's: 'Just how stupid is Duke Cunningham?'

Leave It To Dennis (h/t Crooks and Liars)

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