Daily Archives: October 17, 2008

pakistan-chinese nuclear cooperation

China has privately agreed to follow a “step-by-step” approach to fulfilling Pakistan’s aspiration for an expanded nuclear energy program, rather than sign an ambitious civil nuclear program of the kind recently struck between the US and India, senior Pakistani and … Continue reading

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secret service in dangerous territory

Arlington, Va. : The Secret Service has now labeled the “kill him” report as unfounded. Why isn’t the Post giving this report as much coverage as the original false report received? Dana Milbank : Glad you asked, because I saw … Continue reading

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britain is a squalid moral slum

The OECD’s Working Group on Bribery sharply criticised the UK’s failure to bring its anti-bribery laws into line with its international obligations under the OECD Anti-Bribery Convention and urged the rapid introduction of new legislation. Current UK legislation makes it very difficult … Continue reading


this taheri is the ‘yellow stars’ guy

Jackson denies report by controversial columnist Ron Kampeas, JTA, Oct 16 2008 The Rev. Jesse Jackson and Amir Taheri, a conservative whose writings about the Middle East have a habit of coming undone, collided this week, and sparks were flying. … Continue reading

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mooseburger-eating creationist news

(I believe the reason McCain ended up with the mooseburger-eating creationist as running mate is not that he decided against Lieberman, but that Lieberman decided against him. On Salon Radio, Glenn Greenwald asked Harper’s Scott Horton about his recent reporting on … Continue reading

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a few holes in bamford’s story

Reaction to James Bamford Interview about CIA’s Protection of Almihdhar and Alhazmi Kevin Fenton Author James Bamford was recently interviewed by Amy Goodman about his new book, The Shadow Factory: The Ultra-Secret NSA from 9/11 to the Eavesdropping on America. … Continue reading

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this guy takes too many stimulants

US Republican presidential nominee Senator John McCain (R-AZ) reacts to almost heading the wrong way off the stage after shaking hands with Democratic presidential nominee Senator Barack Obama (D-IL) at the conclusion of the final presidential debate at Hofstra University … Continue reading

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