Monday, July 14, 2008

monday reads

Sudan's president was charged with genocide today, accused of masterminding a campaign to wipe out entire tribes in the war-torn Darfur region

A top Turkish prosecutor has brought charges against 86 people allegedly involved in a coup plot.

The Nato-led effort to subdue the Taliban suffered one of its heaviest blows since the 2001 invasion yesterday when nine US soldiers were killed and 15 other Nato troops injured in a day-long battle in a region close to the Pakistan border.

Tomgram: Collateral Ceremonial Damage

Scott Horton: Six Questions for Jane Mayer, Author of The Dark Side

The nation's terrorist watch list has hit one million names, according to a tally maintained by the American Civil Liberties Union based upon the government's own reported numbers for the size of the list.

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