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All of Today's 150+ Bush Watch Headlines Are Here [scroll down if archived]:... news roundup... specials... united states ... canada ...england ...australia ...latin america ......europe ...middle east ... asia ... africa ... alternative...op-eds

Recent Bush Watch Features

What, We Worry? Our TV War , David Sarasohn
Be Afraid: Is There Any Doubt That Bush Uses Terror Warnings For Political Purposes? Olbermann
Empire or Republic? Bush and the Fall Of the United States, Part 2, Jonathan Freedland
Mugged By Corporations: A Spy In A House Of Cards, Kent Southard
Bush, Again: Who Benefits From Floods?, Politex, various
Cindy Sheehan Speaks Out: The Corporate War Machine, Politicians, And A Distracted Public, Interview
Health Care Plans: Just About Anything's Better Than What We Have Now, Atul Gawande, Jerry Politex
The Golden Rule: Why Have the Dems Failed Us?, Jerry Politex, various
Empire or Republic? Bush and the Fall Of the United States, Jonathan Freedland
Memorial Day, 2007: Bush's Iraq War For ME Oil Wealth Continues To Take Our Blood And Money, various
Slave Labor: Why The Bush-Backed Immigration Bill Will Make Things Worse, Paul Krugman
The Goracle: Listening, Really Listening, To Gore ---Gore, Dionne, Ostroy, Politex
Run, Gore, Run: Impassioned Gore Book Provides Blistering Overview Of U.S. Politics, Kakutani
I'm Back! Random Thoughts After Two Months Away, Jerry Politex
Myth, Religion, and Politics: Bush As Religious Icon: Background, Jerry Barrett

News Roundup

Could US repel a cyberattack?, Ben Arnoldy and Gordon Lubold
Looking for leadership, Ed
Out from the ethical deep freeze, Ed
The inadequacy of civil unions, Ed
The Bush boys are desperate not to lose their investment in Iraq, Rodman &Shawcross
Travellers face frustrations with passport rule changes, Blumenthal
F.D.A. issues strictest warning on diabetes drug, Harris
Senate rejects most efforts to change immigration bill, Pear
Maybe this country can make undocumented life so miserable as to extinguish all hope, Downes
Cuban health care: A population as healthy as the world’s wealthiest at a fraction of the cost, UDW
Rights groups call for end to secret detentions, Shane
Pakistan arrests 300 workers from opposition, Gall
Turkey Denies Major Incursion Into N. Iraq, Reuters
Pope Lacks Common Touch, Observers Say, Schofield


Bush calls for calm in missile dispute with Russia
Sri Lanka police evict ethnic Tamils from capital
BAE denies secretly paying Saudi prince more than one billion pounds
12 killed in Oman as cyclone targets Iran
Islamists threaten to widen Lebanon attacks
Bank of England puts rates on ice at 5.50 percent
China says no plan to levy capital gains tax to cool stock market

News Bullets

Reporter: Giuliani staffers had me arrested after debate
NYT: Mysterious $10m earmark for road raises eyebrows
Salon: Waterboarding out? CIA must find new form of torture
Take two: Fox serves up second apology to Conyers
Pulitzer winner: Why I asked if Clinton 'wagged the dog'

Special: Bush At G8

US rejects German G8 climate goal, BBC
Bush stiffs Blair on climate change again..and again... and again, Grice
Poor George: Bach and Beethoven at dinner with the G8 folks, Boyes
Rebel Clown Army wins battle, if not the war, at G8 meeting, Boyes
G8 demonstrators clash with riot police: a battlefield scene, Paterson
Thousands of protesters foil security measures, clash with police at G8, Landler
In pictures: G8 summit protest, BBC
Battles ahead as G8 summit begins, BBC
Tough agenda for G-8 chiefs, Mariah Blake
Bush Tries to Downplay Differences at Summit, Douglas
Bush defends climate and missile plans, Stolberg
G8: Cacophony on Global Warming , Godoy
Climate Changes Already Affecting the West, Experts Tell Senate, Blumenthal
Brussels: Europe Moves to Make Big Polluters Pay for Emissions, Castle

Special: ME News

The rest of the world sees Israel as an occupier, Uzi Benziman
From the right: In 1967, Israel should have annexed liberated territories, Israel Harel
1967 - The war that ended Judaism, Bradley Burston
Israeli victory in 1967 shackled the peoples of the Middle East to a ball and chain, Martin Woollacott
Israeli settler organization expands West Bank settlements, Mohammed Mar’i
The Lingering Problem of Democracy & Palestine, David Dumke
Palestinian Rights Have to Be Recognized First, Ismail Haniyeh
Losing Afghanistan: Firepower Doesn’t Always Win Wars, Ramzy Baroud
Iran Is the New Power in the Middle East, Reza Aslan
World Bank Warns of Full-Blown Water Crisis in the Middle East, Javid Hassan
Verdict on Libby, Editorial

Today's Alternative Special

Editor & Publisher

Questions remain about murder of Don Bolles , Devereux

The Rest of Today's Bush Watch Daily Headlines Are Here:...mainstream ... united states ... canada ...england ...australia ...latin america ......europe ...middle east ... asia ... africa ... alternative...op-eds


United States

New York Times

Campaign funds for Alaskan; road aid to Florida, Kirkpatrick
Feud over land parcel shadows plans for permanent memorial to United Flight 93, Hamill
Afghans seek men who killed broadcaster as she slept beside her baby , Wafa

Washington Post

Baghdad's Green Zone Is a Haven Under Siege , John Ward Anderson

Christian Science Monitor

Shiites Rising: Sect leaders craft message for masses, Scott Peterson

Los Angeles Times

L.A. urges conserving water in dry spell, Hector Becerra and David Pierson


Toronto Star



Afghan woman radio head shot dead , BBC
Nato troops killed in Afghanistan, BBC
New Guantanamo prisoner added is 385th suspect to be held , BBC
Saudi prince 'received arms cash', BBC
Costa Rica forges new china ties, BBC
Japanese re-introduction of whale hunting has been rejected, Richard Black, BBC


Bush slips back into his default position on climate change, Elliott
All passengers leaving the US will be finger printed by the airlines, Milmo
Head of US Food and Drug smears respected cardiologist, Clark
UK arms company accused of bribing Saudis with one billion pounds, Leigh
Olmert calls for peace with Syria as rumours grow of secret talks, Black
Scooter Libby: The perfect firewall- quite willing to take the fall, Marcy Wheeler
Guiliani's lack of fake piety may appeal to Democrats, Tomasky


So predictable: Turkish troops invade Kurdish Iraq, Cockburn
Genetic revolution: discovery of 7 genes responsible for illnesses, Connor

Times Online

It’s the West that’s starting this new Cold War, Kaletsky


ABC, news

Latin America

Gangs, Terrorists, and Trade, Guerrilla News Network
Many in Latin America thought Brazil meeting got church back on track, CNS
Violence Affects Most Mexico Women, Prensa Latina
Study finds child hunger costs central America billions of dollars every year,
Mexicans Worried by Crime in Capital, Prensa Latina
Bio-fuels to Starve Guatemala, Prensa Latina
Whitewash for Guatemalan 'Adoption Paradise', IPS
Opposition FMLN Takes Lead in El Salvador, Angus Reid
Weekend homes swallow El Salvador coffee fields, Reuters
Drug bust rocks Panama’s National Maritime Service, Panama News
US Agribusiness Executives Criticize US Government Restrictions, Sign Deals with Cuba , Periodico 26
Colombia This Week, Oxfam et al
Colombia set to free Farc fighters, Al Jazeera
U.S. and Venezuela Clash at OAS Meeting, Venezuelanalysis
Communal power versus capitalism in Venezuela, Venezuelanalysis
Brazilian Novel Brings Back 50-Year-Old Massacre and Indicts Police for Torture, Brazzil
Brazil Will Save the Amazon, But the Rich Should Pay for It, Says Lula, Brazzil
Venezuelan Students call for Debate, Prensa Latina
OAS unanimous support for Argentina’s Falklands’ claim, Merco Press

Upside-Down World


Inter Press Service

Media-Mexico: Supreme Court Deals Blow to Powerful Broadcasters , Cevallos
Brazil: Tapping Hydroelectric Dams for Methane Gas , Osava
Colombia-Ecuador: 'There Are No Plants or Animals Left' , Vieira
Iraq: Broken Lives and Broken Hearts , al-Fadhily
Education-US: A Rough Road From Boot Camp to College , Glantz
Rights-Cambodia: Khmer Rouge Trials Too Slow for Many , Newsmekong
Environment-Cambodia: Denuded by Corruption, Plunder, Impunity , Macan-Markar
Environment-South Asia: Clearing World's Highest Battlefield - No Easy Job , Ebrahim
India-US: Impasse Over Nuclear Fuel Reprocessing Rights , Bidwai

Der Spiegel

Radio Paris (WNN)

International Herald Tribune

Middle East


Fatah member killed in clashes with Hamas in southern Gaza, Avi Issacharoff
IDF kills man, 67, in West Bank arrest op, Hamas man in Gaza Strip, Avi Issacharoff
Palestinian culture in tthe shadow of occupation, Meron Benvenisti
Israel and Syria / Threats' silver lining, Ze'ev Schiff
Nuclear military option on the Republican table, Shmuel Rosner

Al Jazeera

Lebanese army pounds besieged camp, Agencies
Factional fighting erupts in Gaza, Agencies
Report lists missing CIA detainees, Agencies
Bombed and strafed by Israelis, USS Liberty veterans fight for justice, Andrew Coombes
Taliban: Bin Laden alive and well, Al Jazeera
Hostages freed in Afghan swap, Agencies
Female Afghan journalist shot dead, Agencies

Daily Star



China and India Set to Make Common Cause on Global Warming, Hindustan Times
China Probes Tiananmen 'Tribute',
China Acts over Poor Food Safety, BBC News
China Releases First National Climate Action Plan, Power Engineer Magazine
China to Open Nuclear Industry to Investment, Asia Times

The Hindu, news
Asia Times, opinion


Pentagon Moves Another East African Detainee to Guantanamo, Rosenberg

Mail and Guardian



Countdown to war on Iran , Gresh
Bomb Iran: For Israel and America! , Leupp
The mirage of the two state solution , Bisharat
The Iraq War and presidential politics , Downing


CambodiaA: Denuded by Corruption, Plunder, Impunity , Macan-Markar

The Nation, opinion
Raw Story, news
Salon, opinion
Information Clearing House, opinion
Mother Jones, opinion
Alternet, opinion
Working For Change, opinion
Tom Paine, opinion
Democracy Now !, news
Daily Kos, opinion
In These Times, opinion
Huffington Post, news
Crooks and Liars, audio/video


25 Selected Columnists

Common Dreams

Robert Shetterly:
What Would Jonah Do?
Amy Goodman:
A Hypocritical Oath: Psychologists and Torture
Pat LaMarche:
US Failing To Support Our Soldiers
Leutisha Stills:
The Black Caucus’ Fatal FOX News Embrace
Ira Chernus:
Six Day War Transformed American Jewish Life
Ted Rall:
Left Turn: The Political Pendulum Swings Back
Jane Smiley:
Cheney Is No Joke
Robert Scheer:
Iraq Is the New Korea
Corporate Crime Reporter:
NYU Professor Robert Boyden Lamb Cares Deeply about Nuclear Power
Robert Dreyfuss:
Financing The Imperial Armed Forces: A Trillion Dollars and Nowhere to Go but Up
Katrina Vanden Heuvel:
Lou Dobbs and Leprosy
Andrea Otanez:
A Menacing Tide Against Women Who Speak Their Minds
Chris Huhne:
Warm Words Won’t Save Us
Doug Grow:
Through His Work For Wellstone Act, Son Is Adding To His Father’s Legacy

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