Wednesday, July 30, 2008

wednesday reads

Bush administration officials reassured Israel's defense minister this week that the United States has not abandoned all possibility of a military attack on Iran, despite widespread Israeli concern that Washington has begun softening its position toward Tehran.

The Serious Fraud Office won its Law Lords appeal today against a court ruling that it acted unlawfully in halting a corruption inquiry into a lucrative arms deal between Saudi Arabia and BAE Systems.

Glenn Greenwald: GOP senators protest China's surveillance of foreigners' e-mail and telephone communications. And they do it with a straight face.

Members of Congress Charged With a Crime, 1798 - 2008

Taser Atrocity of the Day

1 comment:

crocodyl said...

On the BAE Systems inquiry, this is unfortunate, but there is hope that the company can be held accountable by the public at large, or by other governments.

Crocodyl has a good company profile that illustrates a laundry list of things that BAE Systems has done against the public interest, this may be a good start for a campaign to hold the company accountable.