Monday, October 06, 2008

monday reads

In 1998, five Cuban men were arrested for infiltrating groups in the US that were plotting attacks on Cuba. They have not received a fair trial and two have not seen their families since.

German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier says he wants to withdraw his country's elite KSK force from Afghanistan. The troops are participating in the US-led "Enduring Freedom," but they haven't been used in three years.

Austin police detonated a backpack Sunday afternoon after a man left it at the North Austin Muslim Community Center and claimed it contained explosives.

Hurricane Ike's winds and massive waves destroyed oil platforms, tossed storage tanks and punctured pipelines. The environmental damage only now is becoming apparent: At least a half million gallons of crude oil spilled into the Gulf of Mexico and the marshes, bayous and bays of Louisiana and Texas, according to an analysis of federal data by The Associated Press.

Election Protection Wiki

No Child Left Behind

KEATING ECONOMICS: The story of John McCain and the making of a financial crisis.

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