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NEWS AND OPINION

Thursday, July 31, 2003

New York Times (*)

Bush Denies Claim He Oversold Iraq War Case, Says He Takes Responsibility For Everything He Says , nyt
Bush Has Decided To Defend Himself Against Doubts Over His Policies By Ignoring The Doubts , ed
Bush Says He's Actively Seeking Legal Ways To Prevent Gay Marriages , nyt
If Bush Really Believed In States' Rights, He Should Not Be Fighting Gay Marriages , ed
Unless You're A Bush Or Rumsfeld, You Probably Feel Deaths Of U.S. Soldiers A Tragic Waste ,herbert
[Bush's Houston,] NYC Getting Rid Of Students To Keep Failure Rates Lower , nyt

Readings

How Bush Blew His Press Conference , Noah
How Bush shuns the media , Clarke
Bush Administration's Top 40 Lies About War And Terrorism (with documentation links) , Perry
The Ninth Hundred Days: A Bush Quiz , Slansky
Bush blames Saddam for aiding Al Qaeda when it was really Saudi Arabia, Conason
Almost 40 percent believe Bushies misled us on Iraqi WMD, Hightower
Bring home the troops , Rall
Bush stupidity could be deadlier re N. Korea than re Iraq, Reese
Veteran Fears Iraq May turn into a Long-term Quagmire , Hulet

Washington Post (*)

Self-Confident Bush Pleads For Public Patience About Iraq, Economy, While Offering Nothing New To Stem Criticism , balz
We Need More Press Conferences From Bush, [As He Continues To Trail Recent Past Presidents By A Wide Margin] , ed
90 Days After Iraq War U.S. Unable To Support Reasons For Going To War , wp
As Liberia Burns And Citizens Die, Bush Has Given The Impression Of Providing Military Aid To The Liberians Without Really Doing So , ed
Christian Conservative Believe Supreme's Pro-Gay Decision Allows Them To Go Back To Anti-Gay Politics , wp
Bush "Iron Triangle" Buddy Allbaugh Left As Head Of FEMA, Now Is D.C. Lobbyist For Energy Corporations , wp

Christian Science Monitor

Pentagon Buys Into Tragedy , CSM
Web may revolutionize fundraising , Marlantes
Mideast road map hits impasse , Gaouette
New tolerance for faith in politics , Lampman

Guardian

Do not use 45-minute claim, CIA told No 10 , norton-taylor+leigh
The Niger uranium that never was , pallister
PM tries to switch focus to domestic issues as he admits Iraq dossier dented public's faith , wintour
Anti-US Iraqi cleric rallies recruits for Islamic army , steele
Now we pay warlords to tyrannise Afghan people , hilton
Ceasefire is at risk, Sharon told , mcgreal

Independent

Usual mangled speech but Bush is let off hook in rare press conference , cornwell
'Terminator' pulls out of race for Governor , gumbel
Blair insists his desire for power is undiminished , waugh
Blair must regain trust or be remembered solely for Kelly suicide , grice
Prescott tells Labour rebels to 'shut up' for the summer , russell

Haaretz

Bush could have demanded progress - if he had wanted , samet
If only Israelis could live as Palestinians for a day , hass
First part of "fence" done; Powell: will keep pressing Israel , haaretz
Knesset to vote on denying citizenship to Palestinians , alon

The Herald

Blair faces down critics in the lions’ den , Summers
Blair eager to stay in charge , Summers
Troops swelter as MoD sells off 100 coolers , Bruce
Six years of Tony in charge, but just who’s celebrating? , Wishart

Los Angeles Times (*)

Senate Grills Wolfowitz On Lack of Candor About WMDs and Post-War Iraq , Schrader
Bush Admin Seeks To Block Damage Award to Gulf War POWs , AP
Senate Weakens Fuel Economy Standards , Simon
Senate Should Address Global Warming Issues In Energy Bill Debate , lat
Bush Economic Team’s Bus Tour Fails To Gain Traction Amid Declining Consumer Confidence , AP
House Dems Urge Feinstein To Enter Recall Race , Rainey & Guccione
Arianna’s Fans Launch “Run Arianna Run!” Site , Gold
Recall Buyer Issa Snaps At LA Times When Questioned About His Fictitious Credentials, Criminal Past , Jones

Boston Globe

Attack kills 3 soldiers; Taliban rebels eyed , BG
Big cuts loom for Social Security GAO warns , Strope
Bush rejects Saudi request on 9/11 report , Bender
Judge strikes part of Calif. recall law , Hettena
Plan halted for a futures market on terror , Schlesinger
Senate rejects tougher fuel economy rule , Hebert
Consumer confidence slips , AP
Customs returns Iraq items to reporter , AP
Student journalists are suing Harvard , Russell
Bush Sharon at odds about wall , Donnelly
Liberian archbishop travels to U.S. for help , Donnelly
Memo warns of attacks by suicide hijackers , Goo + Schmidt
WHO looks to ease access to AIDS drugs , Donnelly

Chicago Sun Times

Bush takes responsibility for Iraq claim , Raum
Harebrained Defense mission aborted in the nick of time , Ed.
Voice claiming to be Saddam's says sons have become martyrs , Doran
What's soldier's picture worth? For worried mom, seeing it was priceless , Sweeny
Clinton to speak at Iowa event , AP
Bush won't release full 9/11 report , Lindlaw
Critics Say Bush's Amtrak Plan Will Cost State 2,000 Jobs , Herguth + Sweet
What Cops, Airport Security Don't Want U.S. to Know , Brown

Chicago Tribune (*)

Iraqi Council Elects 9-Member Presidency , Spolar
Amnesty Plan Okd for Kurdish Rebels in Iraq , tns
Bush's Ricochet Romance with Black Voters , Page
Hussein's Fall Has Kuwaitis Frustrated by Lack of Payoff , Osnos
Gis Now Hunt `The Guys with 42-Inch Waists' , Rodriguez

Madison Capital Times

Bush's Dr. Strangelove, ed
Comforting the afflicted, ed
Medical privacy act goes much too far, Zweifel
Gov pursues regulatory reform that doesn't hurt quality of life, Nettles

The Globe And Mail

Washington way is fiscal insanity , little
Skeptical CIBC still did Enron deals , waldie/howlett/stewart
Bush wants to 'codify' heterosexual unions , moore
Al-Qaeda homegrown, Saudis admit , appleby
Friendly-fire pilot retains high-powered lawyer for trial , koring
Judge postpones taking plea from friendly-fire pilot , ap

Sydney Morning Herald

Bush Stays Out of Israel "Fence" Dispute , Wilkinson
Road Map Trip Is Just About Stalled , Wilkinson
Good News From Ozone Layer , Smith
The New United States, Not So Much A Nation As A Religion , Monbiot

Dawn

Afghan troops fire on border checkpoints , afp
Pakistan, S. Arabia, China sponsoring terrorism: US think tank's allegation , afp
16 words, 28 pages: Democrats fix on figures , Griffith
US troops pick up general's wife, daughter , dpa
Bigger Nato role in Iraq faces hurdles , Taylor
Kuwaitis' arrests by US criticized , dawn
Sharon's "fence" runs into trouble with US , Biedermann
Palestinians accuse Bush of connivance , reuters
Little respect for the dead , Idris
The $30 million hit , Dyer

Asia Times

US Turns its Sights Back on Syria , Peimani
Sons' Killing Changes Little in Iraq , Raman
US Middle East Roadmap Treats Symptoms, Not the Cause , Singh

Scoop

How Iraqi Exiles influenced Bush's SOTU , Leopold
Results of a UK-sponsored Poll in Iraq , Moloney

Al Bawaba

US Media Turns Killing of Saddam's Sons into a Circus , al bawaba

Mena Report

Syria Seeks Closer Ties with Turkey to Oppose US Domination , mena

Mother Jones

Private Military Companies - How They're Replacing The US Military In The War On Terrorism , Yeoman
US Corporations Find Loopholes, Do Business With Terrorist Countries , Scherer
Banking On Poverty: High-Interest Loans To Low-Income Customers , Hudson

Common Dreams

Hope Out of Quagmire -- New Peace Movement Opportunities , Loeb
The Bush Administration's Top 40 Lies About War and Terrorism , Perry
Iraq Could Become U.S. Greatest Blunder , Baroud
Gambling on Terror , Rosen
The Lunatic Fringe of Capitalism , Milchen
Double Standard on Globalization , Kuttner
Blair's Lack of Courage , Short

Blanket of Dread , Dowd

History News Network

Column Hypocrisy's Doubleheader on Capitol Hill , Carpenter

World Socialist Web Site

Britain’s Whistleblower Scandal: Slanders Against BBC’s Andrew Gilligan , Marsden
Australian Unions Grovel Before Rightwing Media Campaign , Cook
Hong Kong Protests Leave Tung Administration Isolated , Chan

TomPaine

The McCain/Lieberman Amendment On Global Warming , Lashof

Z-Net

Alabanza , Martin Espada
"The Awesome Cruelty of a Doomed People" , Robert Fisk
Fit To Print , Mickey Z
The Emperor Has Spoken. Let The World Take Heed , SOURCE
Daniel Patrick Murderer , Mickey Z
A Monument to Hypocrisy , Edward Said

Wednesday, July 30, 2003

Readings

Bush & GOP Losing Support of Veterans , Thomma
Under guise of protecting investors, GOP Rep. pushes protect-the-greedy bill , Hightower
Even censored, 9/11 report shows the focus was on the wrong nation. , Scheer
Ashcroft wages war on U.S. muslims , Siddiqui
Poindexter, the Pentagon's would-be "bookie," deterred from taking bets on terrorism/assasination , Conason
Hunt for Saddam turns into Massacre of Civilians , Fisk
US to Re-start Rebuilding of Afghanistan , Burnett
Bush Gives Extraordinary Legal Immunity To U.S. Oil Companies Operating In Iraq , eri

New York Times (*)

Big Brother Poindexter Must Go , ed
While "Katzenjammer Kids" Begin To Police Iraq And Wolfie Continues To "Sauerkraut" [translation: Lie] About Al Queda In Iraq, The Real Al Queda Is Planning More Air Attacks On U.S. , dowd
Congressional Report: Saudis Say They Can't Discuss Their Alleged Involvement In 9/11 Because Bush Won't Let Them, But They Understand His Reasons , nyt
Bush "Dark Prince" And His Second Refuse To Tell Senators How Much Postwar Iraq Will Cost Us Or How Many U.S. Troops Will Be Needed , nyt
Moving Our Military Bases Out Of Germany Into Poland, Romania, Bulgaria Not A Good Idea , korb
[At $1 Million Per Mile, Concrete/Chain Link] Barrier Splitting Up Palestinians Will Stay, Sharon Tells Bush , nyt

Washington Post (*)

U.S. Officer Reports His Troops' Taking Of Civilian Family Of Iraqi Officer With Ransom Note Left Behind "Worked" , wp
Latest Pentagon Wacky Plan Just One More Example Of Bush Belief In Stock Market As Religion , pearlstein
Dems Complain About Bush Proposal To Eliminate Overtime Pay For Up To 8 Million Workers , wp
Lobbyists Have Become The Fourth Branch Of Government Because Dollar Bills Become Votes, But Not Always , applebaum
Did "Saudi Arabia's too-tolerant attitude toward Islamist extremism [have] the effect of aiding the 9/11 hijackers, 15 of whom were Saudi, as they prepared the attack"? , ed
While Davis Uses Line-Item-Veto Pen To Keep DEMs In Line, GOP Hopes Latinos Don't Show Up For Recall , meyerson
"Phony Populism" Of California Recall The Latest Example Of The"Perversion" Of Democracy Through Initiatives Financed By Wealthy Politicians , broder

Christian Science Monitor

Foreign 'crises' show limits of US power , LaFranchi
Woulda Coulda Shoulda - cartoon , Bennett

Guardian

Sharon says barrier will stay despite Bush plea , borger
If Blair had held out for UN control, we wouldn't be bogged down in bloody occupation , short
Security "fence" cuts Palestinians off from village, school and relatives , mcgreal
Victims of 'elite' US forces deserve an inquest , ed
Wolfowitz sparks fury from al-Jazeera , timms
Food and hope in short supply as battle rages on in Liberia , de pear

Independent

Sharon rejects Bush's call to take down 'security' "fence" , cornwell
Cut off for un-American activities: the cell phone firm that connected Iraqis , buncombe
Bush, the rainforest and a gas pipeline to enrich his friends , gumbel
'Saddam' tape hails martyrdom of sons as top aides are arrested in US raids , cornwell

Haaretz

Bush more concerned about election than ME peace , eldar
The "fence" trick has crossed the line , schiff
Controversial citizenship bill criticized by legal advisor , alon

The Herald

Saddam tape promises revenge for 'martyr' sons , Collins
Terror bets are off after Senate anger , Bruce + Briggs
Generator gaffe puts UK troops in a sweat , Bruce
Gilligan transcript to stay secret, MPs decide , Summers
'They train you to be a killer . . . they should train you to be a civilian again' , Brown

Boston Globe

The Republican House of cards , Oliphant
In changing sphere, Dean's Net fund-raising outdoes Cheney's , Johnson
Saudi ire on 9/11 report accompanies aide to D.C. , Guggenheim
American politics in an age of `total war' , Brownstein
Silly signing and fake democracy , Mamet
The Dean of surprises , McGrory
No federal funds for church repairs , Editorial
Chase, Citigroup agree to pay $300m to end Enron charges , AP
NEMC chief set to resign , Kowalczyk
Bush borrowing to rise 33%, Treasury says , AP
US, EU face trade deal pressure , Reuters
8 reported dead in Saudi raid , Saleh Ambah
Afghan warlords seen as threat , Pitman
Bush welcomes Japan move on Iraq , McAvoy
Church rallies opinion against gay marriage , bg
Developing famine threatens Ethiopia , Radin
Edwards eyes requiring child health insurance , Ramer
Lieberman hits Bush postwar efforts , Milligan
New cases of AIDS increase in nation , Dembner
Rebels take Liberia's second-largest city , Zavis
U.S. lauds Israeli policy change , Schweid
Vatican seeks to stop gay unions , Simpson
Democrats seek 8,000 convention volunteers , Abraham
Anthrax vs. the flu , Smith

Chicago Sun Times

Pentagon pulls plug on their futures market predicting terror strikes , Guggenheim
Illinois Governor signs death penalty overhaul , Kelly
President puts himself in rare company--Hoover's , Jackson
A Tet moment for U.S. in Iraq , O'Sullivan

Chicago Tribune (*)

Running cover for the Saudis , Ed.
Democratic group warns Bush-bashing may backfire , Jeff Zeleny
Transplant scandal hits 3 hospitals , O'Connor
U.S. Forces staging raids for arms, Hussein loyalists across the country , Rodriguez
Terrorism of Afghan citizens rampant, report alleges , tns
Drought causing economic havoc , tns
Experts say Baghdad citizens face 2 years without adequate power , Spolar
Urban League polite as Bush pitches faith-based services , Kemper
Bush plan would dismantle Amtrak , tns

Los Angeles Times (*)

9-11 Report Shows Iraq Was A Political Target, Not Part of War on Terror , Scheer
Saudi’s To Seek Release of Classified Portions of 9-11 Report Implicating Kingdom , Meyer
Iran-Contra Convict Poindexter To Run Pentagon “Terrorism Betting Parlor” , Meyer
Judge Troubled By Administration’s Enemy Combatant Designation On Eve of Trial , Serrano
Bush Gets Tepid Response In Urban League Appearance , Chen
Patriot Act II Losing Support , Schmitt
No Progress On Talks With N. Korea To Address Real WMDs , Efron & Howe-Verhovek

Madison Capital Times

A leg up for preschoolers Head Start plan sparks worry - States, not programs, would control funds, mct
Met here, married in Canada, Moe
Unveiling Bush's mass deceptions, Nichols
TV shouldn't censor ideas, ed
Look out, Rush Limbaugh, Berry
Right-wing fundamentalists in tune with Chicken Little, Weitzel
America loses Hope, ed
Democrats who got war right, mct

The Globe And Mail

Canada, U.S. strike lumber proposal , chase/kennedy
WTO head pleads for end to deadlock , chase
U.S. banks will pay to settle Enron claims , waldie
Police round up WTO protesters , ha
Intelligence report to stay secret: Bush , ap
Enron deception aided by CIBC: report , howlett/stewart/waldie
U.S. HIV cases increase for first time in 10 years , ap

Scotsman

Noose Tightens On Blair , Allardyce

Sydney Morning Herald

US Prepares To Open Door To Flood Of North Korean Refugees , Wilkinson
New York Plans Gay High School , AFP

Gulf News

US Will Pay the Price of Ignoring Iraqi Nationalism , Gorce

Asia Times

Resistance to US in Iraq is Growing Outside the Sunni Triangle , Shahzad
Pakistan Aiding Revival of Taliban and Al-Qaeda , Maitra
Using WMDs as a Political Football , Schwartz
US Criticized for Human Rights Abuses in Iraq , Pejman

Dawn

Saddam be killed, says Armitage , dawn
US warns of plane attacks by Al Qaeda , afp
Reforms in Saudi Arabia fail to placate US neo-conservatives , afp
US troops brought in to help Afghans: Operation near Pakistan border , afp
Palestinians condemn Sharon stand on "fence" , reuters
Sharon rejects Bush's concerns on security "fence" , afp
Iraq chaos saves Opec , Ashby
BBC vs Blair , ed
Islamabad, Kabul to use satellite to end border dispute , Khan

allAfrica.com

Warning of Looming Catastrophe, Annan Urges Security Council to Authorize New Force In Liberia, UN
Bush Makes Symbolic Shift on Liberia, But Dying Continues , Kramer
Butcher Taylor, Turn to Obasanjo , vangard
Funny Peacekeeping , daily trust
Give Us Support and We'll Do the Job in Liberia, Obasanjo Tells BBC , Esler+Obasanjo

Democracy Now

Ex-Diplomat Joseph Wilson: Bush May Start Another War in 2004 To Win The Election , dn
Can the U.S. Legally Kill Saddam Hussein? , dn

Working For Change

Bush blames Iraq for aiding Al Qaeda when it was clearly Saudi Arabia , Conason
Why is George W. Bush handling Saudi Arabia so gently? , Parrish
Acton Institute's Father Sirico blasts activists at ExxonMobil shareholder meeting , Berkowitz

In These Times

Against Liberal Intervention , MacArthur
Intervene with Caution ,Williams
The World Was Not Enough , Pareti

Common Dreams

Women Activists in Peaceful Takeover of Nigerian Oil Site , Mbachu
House Votes More for Nuclear Space Flight not SuperFund Cleanup , Pegg
Unveiling Bush's Mass Deceptions , Nichols
Ignorance is not Bliss: the Race Riots of the 1960s Civil Rights Struggle Were Motivated by the Same Alienation That Fueled the September 11 Attacks , Mosley
Cheney Chicanery , McGovern
Filling up Holes in National Security , Gonsalves
Orwell's Elephant and the Parading of Qusai and Odai Hussein , Tristam
Why we Rage at the WTO , Engler
Silly Signing and Fake Democracy , Mamet
America is a Religion: U.S. Leaders Now See Themselves as Priests of a Divine Mission , Monbiot
He Died an American Hero' , Breslin
Class Wars: a Regal Obituary , Jewell

World Socialist Web Site

Bush attack on overtime pay passes House , Laurier
Iraqi Communist Party joins Washington’s puppet administration in Baghdad , Symonds

Democracy Now

Should Arianna Huffington be Governor of California? , dn
N Korea Threatens to Conduct its First Underground Nuclear Test as Veterans Mark the 50th Anniversary of the Korean War Armistice , goodman
Ex-CIA Agent Calls Cheney's Iraq Speech The 'Longest Statement Of Disinformation Ever' , DN

TomPaine

How Bush Uses Propaganda To Sell Policy , Williams
Crime Without Prosecution: Deferred Prosecution Agreements For Corporate Criminals , Mokhiber&Weissman
New EU Safety Policy On Chemical Industry , Loewenberg

The Progressive

Ehrenreich's Book 'Nickled and Dimed' Called Intellectual Pornography by Conservative Student Group , Ehrenreich

Village Voice

Guerrillas In The Midst , Ridgeway
Practice Makes Perfect: Prepping For WW IV, V, VI , Ridgeway
Intrusion Alert: It's The Government , Ridgeway

Harper's

Weekly Review , Giddens

Tuesday, July 29, 2003

Readings

Rumsfeld Futures Trading: Pentagon Plans To Sell Stock On Terrorist Attacks , ap
Can anarchy solve California's budget problems? , Goldsborough
Dear Mr. Ashcroft: Let's talk sedition , Lease
How to speak the Bush dialect of Iraqi , Margolis
Governor Arianna? , Talbot
Some conservatives think it's okay Bush lied 'cause the truth would never fly , Conason
Bush is in More Trouble Than he Realizes , Buchanan
Bush reportedly shielded from dire forecast , kr, March 29, 2003

New York Times (*)

DeLay Believes American People More Interested In Show Than Substance, And With Bush The American People Have Yet to Let Ex-Exterminator Down , krugman
Pentagon Says Plan For Betting On Terrorist Attacks Is "Small," But $8 Million Requested For Project , nyt
SEC Says Morgan Chase And Citigroup Banks Committed Fraud, Helped Enron Lie To Investors , nyt
Bush Marriage Plan Is To Spend $2 Billion To Deal With A Crisis That Doesn't Exist [But Sure To Funnel Cash To Christian Conservative Groups] , tanner
Secret 9/11 Report On Saudi Arabia Should Be Declassified And Amplified , ed
Bush Judicial Nominees Should Be Rejected If They Are Out Of Judicial Mainstream , ed
"Environmental Carnage": Bush Lied Again With Campaign Pledge For Open Space, Does Nothing To Change Mind Of GOP House , ed
Bob Hope, Dead At 100 , klinkenborg

Washington Post (*)

Conservative DEM Poll Suggests White Men Are Stupid. Back Macho Bush, Know That He's Harming Them Economically And Doesn't Deserve Another Term , wp
Daddy 61, Big Dog 33, Junior 8. [Dubya's Got Press Conference Lockjaw, And No Wonder ] , ed
Bush Backers Of Judical Nominee Pryor Are "Demogagic Liars," And Judge Pryor Has Allied Himself With "Religious Bigotry" , cohen
Looks Like The Hypocrisy Of Saudi-American Foreign Policy Is Giving Way To [The Hypocrisy Of] Saudi-Corporate Economic Policy , ignatius
Saudis, Furious Over Censored 9/11 Allegations, Will Have Faisal Meet With Bush Today , wp
Both Palestinians And Isralis Ignore What They Have To Do And Appeal To Bush To Pressure Other Side , ed

Guardian

Civilian victims of trigger-happy Task Force 20 , wilson
US leaders now see themselves as priests of a divine mission to rid the world of its demons , monbiot
Grenades, floating bombs take toll in increasingly 'multiple faceted conflict' , wilson
Greeks accuse Blair of war crimes in Iraq , smith
Wanted in Liberia: a UN peace force , ed
Iceland wants US planes to stay , black

Independent

(Apparent GOP candidate) Lieberman slams antiwar Democrats , cornwell
Giving them more reason to hate us: Ignorance is not bliss , mosely
Florida man's death: suicide or lynching? , buncombe

The Herald

UK troops reveal their new ordeal in 120F Iraq , Bruce
Troops suffer as operations abroad face supply problem , Bruce
Two more US soldiers killed in grenade attack , Briggs
Hutton ready to launch Kelly death inquiry , Summers
Greeks want Blair indicted for war crimes , Summers

Haaretz

Sharon, Bush to meet amid U.S. concern over separation "fence" , haaretz
U.S. Army recieves occupation training from Israeli Defense Force , harel
Israeli right restive as Sharon visits White House , burston

Boston Globe

Afghan Provincial Leader Seeks U.S. Move on Resurgent Taliban , Mirwais
Both Sides Remember Korean War , Choe,
Castro Rejects EU Aid After Criticism on Rights , Boadle,
Estrada Aide Arrested in Troop Mutiny , Gopalakrishnan,
Hezbollah Threatens Kidnappings , Karam,
Israel Lifts West Bank Checkpoints , Radin, ,
Mutinous Philippine Troops Surrender , Hranjski,
Omissions in Release of Terror Study Decried , Mann,
Pentagon Hawk Wolfowitz Says Intelligence Often 'Murky' , Mann,
Players in Calif. Recall in a High-Stakes Game , Borenstein,
Prison Populations, Costs Climbing , Anderson,
U.S. Envoy Urges Liberian Rebels to Pull Back , Zavis,
U.S. Hunts for Hussein Near Home , Doran,
Civic Leadership is Drifting , O'Connell
New Concepts of Public Life , Penney + Peterson
U.S. and Europe: Love and Hate , Young

Chicago Sun Times

Soldiers Find Ammo Stash in Tikrit , Doran
California Politics Plunge Into Chaos Ahead of Recall Vote , Wood
Americans Deserve to See Report on Saudi Role in 9/11 , Ed.
The Pitfalls of Arrogance , Novak

Chicago Tribune (*)

FDA Loosens Guidelines on Health Claims by Food Firms , Martin
Chechnya Base Hit by Suicide Bomber , Venyavsky
Critics Fear Security Act Loophole , James

Los Angeles Times (*)

Clinton Impeachment, Davis Recall Part of Increased “Ends Justifies The Means” Partisan Politics , Brownstein
9-11 Report Shows Need For Sound, Not Politicized, Intelligence , lat
ABC To Revamp “This Week” with George Stephanopoulos, Seeking Faster Pace To Improve Ratings, Jensen

Miami Herald

Outright Lying Isn't The Administration's Thing, They Use Willful Deception Instead , Williams

Madison Capital Times

Inviting OAS to Madison, ed
TV shouldn't censor ideas, ed

Associated Press

After Three Years, Bush Has Yet To Meet With NAACP , Reichmann
Most Poles Oppose Sending their Troops to Iraq , AP

Christian Science Monitor

September 11 and Today , CSM
Aid workers wait, dodge bullets in Liberia , Itano

Toronto Star

U.S. Links Iraq War to 9/11 Terror Strike, Harper

Asia Times

Turks, Kurds and the US-Turkish Relationship , Cutler
Pro-US Kurdish Leader Sees Permanent American Bases in Iraq , Shahzad

The Globe And Mail

Iraq a magnet for terrorists, U.S. charges , reuters/ap
U.S., EU urged to show leadership at WTO talks , chase
Hundreds protest WTO meetings in Montreal , picard

Canada.com

Senators say Pentagon plan would allow betting on terrorism, assassinations , Guggenhein

Sydney Morning Herald

Saddam's Tribe Ready To Embrace Him One Last Time , McGeough
Iraqi Oil Starts To Flow (Mostly To US Oil Companies, Of Course) , smh

Arab News

Why Can't the US & UK find the Weapons they Sold Iraq? , Tahsin

Israel Insider

Israeli Advice to US Troops in Iraq: Everybody is Your Enemy , Halpern

Dawn

Bush's credibility questioned , Brownstein
Climate change as bad as terrorism , Brown
Philippine mutiny raises more questions than answers , Martelino
Liberian rebels seize key port city , afp
Six Afghan soldiers killed in ambush , afp
Afghan border skirmishes , Akhtar
Clashes erupt over Israeli "fence": Five foreigners wounded , afp
Sharon arrives in US for talks with Bush , afp
Pre-empting history , Kureishi

Human Rights Watch

Afghanistan: Warlords Implicated in New Abuses , hrw

American Prospect

FCC Takes Aim at Media Diversity but Congress Strikes Back , Jones

Common Dreams

New Attack on Blair From Minster Who Resigned Over Iraq , AFP
Court to Rule on Charge Oil Firm Benefited by Junta's 'Rape, Murder and Forced Labor' , Campbell
Corporate Crime Without Shame , Mokhiber/Weissman
Global Warming is Now a Weapon of Mass Destruction , Houghton
Can't People See the Emperor's Pants on Fire? , McCarthy
Administration Lies Hurt Democracy, Cost Soldiers' Lives , Sartwell
Undeleted Uranium and the "Highest Standard" , Hans
Independent Investigation Into Iraq War: Bring It On , Redman
'I Did Not Want to Be a Collaborator' , al-Khafaji
International Child Laws Forgotten in War on Terrorism , Khan
Desperation Amid Plenty , Harwood
Terms of Engagement , Margolis
A Thin Basis for War , Arkin
A One-Sided 'Gunfight' , Payne
Distractions Won't Hide Truth About War in Iraq , Price
UN Report Says One Billion Suffer Extreme Poverty , Rowan
NSW Police Attempt to Ban Anti-Government Demonstration , Kent
They Fought the Same War and Both Lied About Why, Yet Bush Marches on While Blair Has Been Fatally Wounded , Younge

Slate

Cataloging The Wretched Reporting Of Judith Miller , Shafer

TomPaine

Forget Honest, Is The Bush Gang Even Competent? , Prados
Not About Oil? Check Out Latest WH Executive Order , Kretzmann&Vallette
Economics Reporting Review: Greenspan Is Mortal , Baker

Mother Jones

Beyond Yellowcake: Dissecting The Over-Hyped Threat Of Those Aluminum Tubes , Dickinson
The World According To Halliburton , MJ
How The Government Is Building A Massive Network To Spy On Terrorists - And To Spy On Everyday Americans , Dreyfuss

The New Yorker

The Search For Osama , Mayer
Corporate CEO's Are Still Cashing In , Cassidy

Z-Net

US Troops Botched Saddam Raid Into A Massacre , Robert Fisk
Chiapas, The Thirteenth Stele; Part 2 , Subcomandante Marcos
The Looting of Iraq's Oil Field , Jeffrey St. Clair
What Makes The Media Mainstream , Noam Chomsky
What Makes Alternative Media Alternative? , Michael Albert
Media Analysis , ZNet Iraq Watch
Serving Power , Paul Street
Word Tricks and Propaganda , Edward Herman

Monday, July 28, 2003

Washington Post (*)

Bush "Dark Prince" Hawk Wolfowitz Admits "Murky" Intelligence Led To Iraq War, Unable To Document Years-Old Charge Of Connection Between Al Queda-Iraq , pincus
Years After Warning, BushAdmin Still Has No Defense Against Anthrax Attack By Terrorists , wein, kaplan
"Bogus Mumblings" By Bush Deny Climate Change. When Will He Assert World Is Flat? , ed
D.C. Slime: Sons, Daughters, Wives, Husbands Of Fed Politicians Working As Lobbyists , ed
DEMs Plan To Attack Bush Tax Cuts By Asking Citizens To Get Money Back From Fat Cats, Corporations Who Received More Than Their Fair Share , wp
As Bush Learned In Texas, There Are Always Enough Rubes Willing To Exempt Wealthy Team Owners From The Massive Cost Of Sports Stadiums, Even On His Deficit-Growing Federal Level , wp

New York Times (*)

Bush Republican Dream Of Cutting Social Services In States Coming True, At Cost Of Harming National Recovery , nyt
U.S. Prison Population Goes Up 2.6%, Mostly Blacks, Even As States Weaken Sentencing Laws In Face Of Bush Economic Deficit , nyt
New Savings-And-Loan Collapse Brewing, But This Time Over Our Pensions , nyt
Republican Recall Vote In California Screws The Constitution, Voters' Rights , Martin, Partnoy
Colin's Kid Asserts That Corporate Control Of Media Content Is Better Than Government Regulation, And He Juggles The Numbers To Prove It , powell
"Porn Is Well Within The American Mainstream," With The Pentagon's Favorite Director , rich

Readings

Welcome to the Big Darkness Of Bush , thompson
Researchers help define what makes a political conservative , maclay
Insiders suggest Condoleezza Rice could leave , bedard
The Orwellian newspeak coming from Washington , margolis
Why didn't U.S. try capturing/questioning Hussein brothers re WMD before blowing them to smithereens? , Lyons
Troops arrest Al Jazeera reporters for filming attack by Iraqis , Reuters

Guardian

Iraqis kill five more US soldiers in 24 hours , steele+campbell
Member of the Iraqi reconstruction council resigns, does not want to be 'collaborator' , guardian
Both lied, Blair is fatally wounded, Bush marches on (for now) , younge
Global warming is now a weapon of mass destruction , houghton
MoD admits Hoon lied about meeting with scientist , hall+norton-taylor
Does Israeli army target children? , mcgreal

Independent

Iraq role for James Baker may herald return of Bush old guard , buncombe
Short blames government 'abuse of power' for David Kelly's death , grice
Rice under fire over Niger claims , buncombe
Papers are stolen from antiwar MP's house in Portugal , woolf

The Herald

Jowell denies Iraq weapons row will be used to curb BBC's charter , Summers
Blair 'will remain in charge for third term' , Summers

Haaretz

Sharon to push Bush for Pollard pardon during U.S. visit , alon
Sharon: The ceasefire can go to hell , bar'el
Abu Mazen's real challenge , eldar

Los Angeles Times

Majority of Americans Doubt Bush After Iraq Lies , Brownstein
Iraq War Based On “Thin Evidence” , Arkin
Davis Recall “Direct Democracy Run Amok” , Panetta

The Globe And Mail

Hundreds protest WTO meetings in Montreal , cp
Thousands support Canadian beef at U.S. border BBQ , cp
Don't blame the idealists for what's wrong , wiwa

Toronto Star

Bush boys blow it again in Iraq , Siddiqui
Spinmeisters in Need of Fodder, Zerbisias

Sydney Morning Herald

Israel To Release Up To 100 Militants , Lawless
Spanish Troops Being Sent To Iraq Are Given A Cross To Bear (Literally) , AFP
Blair To Seek Third Term , Reuters

Times of India

Kelly spin could knock out Blair before elections , pti
Dissolving Iraqi army was a mistake: Egypt , reuters
Key commander suffering from wounds: Taliban , ap

Dawn

Iraqis demand bodies of Uday, Qusay: People vow revenge on 'traitor' tribal chief , agencies
Niger denies UK claim on uranium deal , reuters
Hoon met Kelly before Iraq row , app/afp
Plot to cut BBC's independence: Chairman accuses government , afp
The weakness of Al Qaeda , Gearty
Water will be a thorny issue in ME roadmap , Heinrich
The 9-11 congressional report , ed
US justice, Guantanamo style , Raza
Is imperialism benign and necessary? , Saeed

In These Times

Prescription for Privatization , Moberg
How Badly Do You Want to Win? , Rep.Schakowsky

Z-Net

Reports of Our Demise Have Been Greatly Exaggerated: Organizing Against the WTO, Yves Engler
Memories of Hell , Saiful H. Shodiq and M. Imam Aziz
The Stage is Set For Ethnic Cleansing , Kristen Ess
Food Bully , Conn Hallinan

Sunday, July 27, 2003

Washington Post (*)

Uraniumgate Shakes Faith In Condi Rice's Competence , milbank+allen
Congressional Report Focused On What Bush Knew And Didn't Do BEFORE 9/11. Bush Response Was To Tell Us What He Did AFTER 9/11, ed
Bush N. Korea Nuke Policy Not Working, And He Has No Way To Stop Their Nukes From Being Sent To Rogue States , ed
U.S. Is Not Giving Afghanistan The $3.1 Billion It Promised, But Afghans Try To Make A Buck With World's Largest Opium/Heroin Crop, Which Gets Sold To Us ,
Bush Tax Cuts A Great DEM Issue, If They Learn How To Use It , broder
With Broken Windows, Leaky Roofs, And Funky Bathrooms, Bush Sure Is Leaving D.C. Kids Behind , ed

New York Times (*)

Tenet's Problem: Run The CIA Properly Or Play Politics With Bush. , risen
9/11 Warnings Were There, But Inaction Was The Primary Response , johnston
Today's Nuke Bomb Programs In N. Korea And Iran Part Of Larger Problem: Bush Inaction Over World Nuke Control , ed
Americans Have Yet To Understand That Korea Is Neither China Nor Japan , yi
California: With GOP Money Men, Democracy Is A Daily Purchase , dowd
Is California's Davis Playing Rope-A-Dope? , stewart
"Defending Those Who Defend Terrorists" , liptak
Bad Trip Down Memory Lane , grierson

Telegraph

"Saddam Never Shopped For Uranium in My Country," Says Niger PM , harrison

Observer

Blair's closest ally is finally on his way out of Downing Street , ahmed
Fierce BBC attack fuels dossier row; Kelly named Campbell in taped interview , ahmed
Furore over the Hussein brothers has obscured the fact that we are no closer to rebuilding Iraq , riddell
Ghost of al-Qaeda left out of the story , burke
Big publishers cash in as right-wing polemics sell in their thousands , donegan
Mortar shells explode in Monrovia as scepticism grows over US pledge ,carroll

Independent

Trouble mounts for Bush as lethal Iraqi resistance claims more lives , cornwell
Mystery lingers over source of '45 minute' claim , lashmar
Bit by bit, the real Dr Kelly emerges from the shadows , whitaker+lashmar+carrell
Ministers accused of threatening BBC chiefs , morrison+mcsmith
Bush under pressure to reveal 'Saudi role' in 11 September , cornwell
Carnage as rebel shells hit Liberian church , walsh

Sunday Herald

Bush faces domestic revolt over Patriot Act ‘sneaks’ , Davidson
The Death Of Dr David Kelly 1: Tony Blair and Alastair Campbell , Cusick
2: The BBC: ‘The war against the BBC may be over its very soul and future , Cusick
3: Geoff Hoon: ‘Whitehall has already moved on from Hoon. He is toast’, Crichton
4: Dr David Kelly: ‘David Kelly must have felt terribly isolated and scared. He was crucified’ , Mackay
Campbell has to go now ... and I should know , Brown
The first casualty of a British war is always the Beeb , Royle
Exclusive: Sack Gilligan and it’s peace - government offers deal to BBC , Cusick
Inquiry judge visits Kelly’s widow , Mackay+ Crichton
Many Iraqis are sceptical that Saddam’s sons are dead , Royle
Eyewitness Liberia:Where others fear to tread , Murray
Liberia bombing leaves 7 dead , Zavis

Haaretz

Poll: U.S. Jews and Arabs strongly support road map , guttman
Diplomacy rather than terrorism , ed

Boston Globe

Third Infantry Gets its Marching Orders , MacQuarrie
A Watergate Figure Says Nixon Ordered Break-In , Von Drehle/WP
50 Years After Armistice, Korea Tensions Grow , Bender
DNC Eyes Leadership Worries , Dade
Ethiopia Needs U.S. Leadership , Oliphant
2 Cultures, 1 Dream: Peace in their Time , Rosenberg
US Begins Mailing Tax Rebate Checks , Dalrymple
US Forces See Noose Closing on Hussein , Walt
Vacation is Another 'Photo Op' for 2004 Hopefuls , Johnson
Worldcom Investigation Drawn to Alleged Access-Fee Scheme , Stern + Masters /WP

Chicago Sun Times

4 U.S. Soldiers Charged with Abusing Prisoners , AP
One Deadly Day, One Bloody Week , Moore
Daring Patrols Lure Out Attackers Along 'Ambush Alley' , Doran
CIA Files: 9/11 Hijackers 'Were Not Loners' , Solomon
Why we Buried Our Mom in a Pet Cemetery , Washington

Chicago Tribune (*)

Financial Security Often Fails to Shield African-Americans , Mendell + Little
Gay-Marriage Debate Simmers , Graham
Left, Right Team Up Against Media Giants , Zuckman + James
Colombian Radio Show Beams Hope to Hostages , Marx
Iraqis Keep Up Attacks on Troops , Rodriguez
King Blamed for Dearth of Democracy in Jordan , Miller + Zayan
As Violence Escalates, Liberia's Taylor Urges Peacekeepers to Hurry , tns
Classified Part of 9/11 Report Chastises Saudis , Johnston

World Socialist Web Site

Blair Government Surrenders Rights of Britons Held in Guantanamo , Hyland
Turkish-US Tensions Continue Over Kurds in Northern Iraq , Leicht
Madison Capital Times

County faces drastic cuts in public safety. Sheriff: 66 deputies could be laid off, mct
No need for hidden guns, ed
Doyle and GOP err on taxes, ed
Mexican farmers lead way in fight against NAFTA, Ettenhofer

Los Angeles Times (*)

N. Korea Ready To Conduct Nuclear Tests, Reuters
House Approves Spending Bill Underfunding AmeriCorps , AP
Both Arianna and Michael Huffington May Run In Cal. Recall Election (Are Arnold & Maria Next?), Bustillo & Guccione

Toronto Star

Blood on Their Hands, Contenta
Chipping Away at Medicare, McQuaig
Bush Boys Blow it Again in Post-War Iraq, Siddioui
Bush can't Afford to go it Alone, Goar
Canada's Timely Mission in Iraq, ed/font>
Crosss-Border Drug Sales Get U.S. Nod, Harper
On the Road with Saddam, McAllester

The Globe And Mail

PROLOGUE Unlike the Turkish emperors of the past, George W. Bush has no territorial ambitions in the Middle East. But he certainly wants something -- a new world order -- and is royally determined to get it , koring
Bush vows action on wall in West Bank , koring
Bush orders Marines to head to Liberia , koring
Dead-or-alive policy questioned by critics , appleby
Net pharmacies cheer new U.S. import bill , zehr/ap
U.S. military reserves feel the strain , saunders
Saudis furious at terror report accusations , ap
Thousands support Canadian beef industry at Alta.-U.S. border , cp

Sydney Morning Herald

Pyongyang Demands US Atone For War Crimes , Sun-Herald

Dawn

Iraq-Al Qaeda link: Bush lambasted over lack of proof , afp
Parallel spy body alarms Khatami , afp
Afghans will never forgive us easily: Ahmed Rashid , Shehzad
The changing reality: Pakistan & Afghanistan , Idris
A democratic UN for the 21st century , Ahmad

San Francisco Bay View

Privatization And Neo-Feudalism , Willers

New Scientist

E-Voting System Flaws Risk Election Fraud , Knight

TomPaine

The Distinction Between Reactionaries And Conservatives , Hineline

The Progressive

Cheney's Got Nerve , Rothschild

Z-Net

The New Domestic Order , Clark Kissinger
Showing Pictures Could Turn Sons Into Martyrs , Robert Fisk
The Quality of Mercy , Mary La Rosa
Building A Better Arab , Ashraf Farim

Saturday, July 26, 2003

New York Times (*)

9/11 Report Censored By Bush Discusses Possible Saudi Financial Contribution To Attack, Say Leakers , nyt
Bush Wants To Put Ken Starr Buddy Into Second Highest Judgeship In Land At Age 38 , nyt
Bush Houston Campaign "Miracle" Left Dropout Kids Behind. Rate Reported At 1.5%, Now Estimated At 40% , nyt
Texas GOP Gov Will Change The Rules In Special Session 2 So Redistricting Will go Bush-DeLay Way , nyt
California Will Spend Deficit Millions For GOP Recall Vote To Be Decided By Minuscule Minority , ed
Bush Nomineee For Sec. Of Navy Commits Suicide , nyt
U.S. Deploys Thousands Of Troops To Liberian Coast , nyt

Washington Post (*)

Israel Surprised Bush Agrees With Abbas On "Problem...Fence," Said Elsewhere To Cost $1 Million A Mile , wp
Too Late? Bush Position On North Korea Is Not Working And He's Slow To Change It , ed
Backers Of Bush Judicial Nominee, Including Hatch, Frist, And former Bush Counsel, Are Attacking Senators With Anti-Catholic Smear Rather Than Discussing Issues , wp
Bush's Lie Of "Bipartisanship": Heavy-Handed GOP Tactics In House Is The Order Of The Day , wp
Bush's Lie Of Voulenteerism: GOP House Cuts Off AmeriCorps , wp

Readings

Shafting the troops: GOP-led Congress rolls back military benefits, Berkowitz
Cheney reassures the faithful; pleas for patience, patriotism , Reeves
Whimper of mass destruction: what didn't they know; when didn't they know it? , Ridgeway
California's Energy Crisis and the Oil War , Yurica
Hated and Feared in Life, Heroes and Martyrs in Death , Fisk
Caught lying about WMD? Kill the messenger. , Scheer
Dean more in touch with electorate than Dem leadership? , Franke-Ruta

Guardian

Europe adjusting to US imperial aspirations , black
Why does Bush feel he now has to resort to head-on-a-stick politics? , lawson
US invites relatives to claim brothers' bodies , wilson
US sends troops to back Liberian peacekeepers , teather+meldrum
It's still not clear whether Blair can learn from his mistakes , kettle
'Author' who can't find rightwingers in Hollywood either brainless or 'has head up a--' , patterson

Independent

Bush urged to reveal secret Saudi links with al-Qa'ida , usborne
Liberia: Horror, chaos and a people pleading for help ,walsh
Kelly tape will implicate Blair spinmeister , sengupta
US says capture of bodyguards brings them ever closer to Saddam , usborne
Hunt for arms 'hampered by lack of experienced inspectors' , penketh
Stressed-out defense minister lashes out at photographer , sengupta

Haaretz

Bush meets Abbas, calls separation fence 'a problem' , haaretz
Light-unto-the-nations now has a Third World government , samet

Boston Globe

'Soft Money' is OK'd for Conventions , Geraghty
3 US Soldiers Die in Ambush , MacQuarrie
9/11 Report Describes Test Runs , Bender
Blair, BBC Both Taking Hits in Weapons Dossier Battle , Carney
Bush *Snicker* Says Economy is Improving , Washington
Bush to Fight Bid to Roll Back TV Cap , Reuters
California Scheming , ed.
Cheney Says Reports Justified Case for War in Iraq , Kranish
Dean Won't Let Kerry Off the Hook , Lehigh
Detainees Said to be Cooperating , Dodds
Group Raises Concerns on New Voting Machines , Talcott
Lieberman on Top in Democratic Poll , AP
Will Bush Keep Promise to Africa? , ed.

Chicago Sun Times

Data Not Shared, 9/11 Report Says , Lumpkin
Up to 10 of Saddam's Bodyguards Captured , AP
U.S. Trapped in a Quagmire, Again , Greeley
One in Five Germans Suspect US was Behind 9/11 Attack , cst

Chicago Tribune (*)

Overlooked Warning Signs of 9/11 Detailed , Mihalopoulos + Keogh
Abbas Wants Bush to Avert ME Snag , Wright + King
France, U.S. Clash Over Western Sahara , Reuters
Congressional Votes to Make Head Start Religious, Broke , tns
Top U.S. Officials Believe Saudi Government Allowed Al Qaeda, Terrorism, Maybe Funded Sept. 11 , tns
Why Iraq Could be Worse than Vietnam , Dickey
Bush Pick for Navy Secretary Spot Found Dead - Oilman was Bush Politico , tns
Daley Accuses IRS of Targeting Poor - Calls New Rule 'Intimidating' , Miller
Cheney Joins Attack on Iraq War Critics but Ex-CIA Chief Raises More Doubt , Holt
Man Suspected of Spying for Saddam may go to Prison Hospital , tns

Madison Capital Times

Madison in running to host OAS meeting, 35-nation confab planned for 2005, mct
Tax revolt predicted , GOP leaders expect backlash from Doyle veto, mct
Prayers are misdirected, ed

Los Angeles Times (*)

Cheney Spins Weaponsgate Lies , Efron
House Backs Bush Attempt To Weaken Head Start , Shogren
Bush Admin Uses Enemy Combatant Status When It Fears Judicial System Would Yield “Wrong” Result , lat
Cal Voters Unhappy With Recall & Davis, Bailey

The Globe And Mail

Ottawa has doubts about plot allegation , freeze
Get real: Nuclear is in your future , kupcis
Release of grisly Hussein photos assailed , saunders
U.S. House passes drug bill , ap

Sydney Morning Herald

Iraqi Insider Tells Cruel Story of Saddam - Still Wants US Out , McAllester
Iraqis Are Not Grateful For Freedom With Chaos , McGeough
Curse Of A Fatal Friendship With Saddam , McGeough
Back To Business In Baghdad , Wilkinson
Silence No Way Out For Hoon On Kelly's Death At Press Conference , Daley
How The Truth Killed Kelly , Daley
Abbas Challenges US Pro-Israel Stance , Schweid
Faith That Preceded Abraham Goes Its Own Way In Kurdistan , O'Loughlin
Australian Public Doesn't Mind Being Lied To , MacKay

Times of India

Test for the West , ed
Dynasty rule: It happens in America too , Rajghatta

Dawn

Bush orders deployment of US ships near Liberian coast , afp
Media divided over pictures , afp
Mosul residents slam American action , afp
US using 9/11 report to pressure Riyadh: Saudi analysts' assessment , Hasan
Many faces of terrorism , Mahmood

Asia Times

The US has Months, not Years, to Turn Iraq Over to the People , Shazad
Pakistan May be Close to Recognising Israel , Maitra
Poorly-trained Afghan Army to be Sent into its First Offensive , Peimani

Islam Online

Shiite Cleric Demands US Forces Leave Najaf , IOL

Online Journal

CIA Probe Finds Secret Pentagon Group Manipulated Intelligence On Iraqi Threat , Leopold

Counterpunch

Uday, Qusay, bread and circuses , nimmo
The people demand answers to 15 questions , krieger
Law professor calls for Bush Impeachment , boyle

TomPaine

Calll For A Special Prosecutor To Investigate WH Deception , Dean
Leaving Head Start Behind , Boots&Ewen
Liberia: Corpses At Our Doorstep , Palast
Jessica Lynch: The Sequel , Blow
How The GOP Is Sabotaging The Child Tax Credit For Those Who Need It Most , Harding

Common Dreams

On The 9/11 Investigation , Corn
Congress Has Second Thoughts on Patriot Act , Dauenhauer
Let's Cut Our Losses in Iraq , Locke
False Promises on Trade , Baker + Weisbrot

Democracy Now

Ex-CIA Agent on Cheney Iraq Speech: "Longest Statement of Disinformation" Ever Fed U.S. Public , dn

Now with Bill Moyers

The 9-11 Commission , Cleland
Genesis and Genes , Kass
FCC Changes Under Fire in Congress , Baskin
The Pryor Nomination , Sesno
September 11-Then and Now , now

World Socialist Web Site

The Eruption of Militarism and the Crisis of American Capitalism , Grey
Britain: Was Whistleblower Kelly’s Death Suicide? , Marsden
The Photos - to Intimidate Iraqis, Show who's “Boss” in the New Iraq , Grey

The Progressive

Extremism Squared - The Nomination Of Pryor Goes To The Senate For Vote , Rothschild

Village Voice

Who Made George W. Bush Our King? , Hentoff

Z-Net

Forbidden Connections: Class, Cowardice, and War , Street
Kurdish Question in Turkey: Towards a New Crossroad , ARAM
Resistance Has Its Roots in the Occupation , Jonathan Steelse
Primordial Illogic , Amira Hass; Ha'aretz
Imperial Perspectives , Eward Said

Friday, July 25, 2003

Washington Post (*)

White House Pressure: 9/11 Report Censors Out What Bush Was Told, Saudi Involvement , priest
9/11 Report Finds Fault With Intelligence Community, Not The White House , wp
The Public Is Entitled To A Fuller Account Of Saudi Involvement In 9/11 , ed
There's More Wrong With Bush's "16 Words" Than Has Been Acknowledged Thus Far , ignatius
Unlike Bush, Blair Has The Courage To Be Interesting While Conning His Audience , kinsley
Conservatives Can Have Vouchers If They're Willing To Equally Invest In Inner-City Public Schools. "Don't Hold Your Breath." , dionne

New York Times (*)

"Scathing" 9/11 Report Serves To Bring Bush Response Into Question , nyt
Not Clear That Bush Changes, Now Only On Paper, Will Happen Fast Enough To Prevent Another 9/11 , ed
Greenspan Has Been A Willing Accomplice In Bush's Deficit Rape Of The Country , krugman
DeLay Will Travel The ME With His Anti-Palestinian Message , nyt
Ah-Nold Is Rove's Man In California , nagourney
Opposition To Gay Marriage Is Declining, Study Finds , nyt

Readings

Side-effect of Dubya's war over bogus nukes;N.Korea's nukes now real threat, Conason
Who in Bush admin illegally blew CIA agent cover -- and why is nobody investigating?, Acorn
"Up To 1,500 Civilian Deaths Were Personally Approved By Pentagon Chief Donald Rumsfeld" , Floyd
George W. Nixon , Meyer
In Britain: Death, lies, spies and intrigue , Goldsborough
Medicare precription "reforms" do more harm than good , Hightower
Corporate tax cheats rob $$ needed for schools, nursing homes, healthcare, infrastructure , Huffington
Chairman Bill Thomas Forced by GOP to Apologize , Novak
American's finally waking up! 51 percent doubt that Bush is "a leader you can trust" , Lyons
How Bush Blew His Chance to Learn More About Al Queda and Saudi Financing Of Terror In Order to Attack Iraq , Hersh

Guardian

Iraqi resistance has its roots in the present, not the Baathist past , steele
US report on run-up to 9/11 damns intelligence , macaskill
Blair spinmeister on his way out , white
UK Defence secretary refuses questions on Kelly's death , macaskill
Palestinian PM's leadership at stake when he pleads with Bush to help free detainees , mcgreal

Independent

US intelligence 'knew of hijackers' links with al-Qa'ida before 11 September attacks' , usborne
Kelly 'should have won Nobel prize' for work on Iraqi arms , sengupta+penketh
Warning as Saddam loyalists vow revenge , dejevsky
UK defense minister summoned by widow to explain role in Kelly death , sengupta+woolf
Blair in talks over Campbell's future at Downing Street , russell+woolf

Financial Times

Investigation undermines Bush's claims , Alden / Brun-Rovet
September 11 report raises Saudi question , Alden / Brun-Rovet
Private military company targets Liberia , Catán / Fidler

The Herald

Alastair Campbell Resigns , MacLeod
Media genius who wants to quit the spotlight , Stewart
Blair carries on despite doctor's plight , MacLeod
MPs were split on need to question Kelly , Summers
FBI lost plot in the run-up to 9-11 attacks , Stewart
Gruesome power of pictures which prove a point , Laing
'They should have been hung up on poles , Stewart
America hopes X-rays will prove Uday is dead , Williams /Montgomery
Guerrilla strikes increase after killing of Saddam's sons , Bruce
Pentagon to bring home its exhausted troops , Bruce

Haaretz

Abbas-Bush talks to focus on prisoner release, settlement freeze , lis+regular
Death of Uday and Qusay won't end resistance , bar'el
Saving Private Abbas , marcus
Intelligence reports predicting riots Friday on Temple Mount , lis+regular
Arab-Israeli citizen given political asylum in US , ha'aretz

Christian Science Monitor

Now it's right war, wrong reason , Schorr
Me and my Iraqi alter ego , Shaffer
9/11 report: Uber-agency would help prevent terror , Grier & Bowers
The next big rebate from the IRS , Scherer
The GI in Iraq: jack-of-all-trades , Tyson
War, terror, and poverty rob Iraq of bridegrooms , Begos

Boston Globe

AIDS Economic Hit Underestimated, Report Says , Donnelly
At Least Someone (Bush) Sees 'Steady Progress' in Iraq , Bender
Bush Supporters Use Carrier Photo in Raising Money , Johnson
Cease-Fire Pledge Fails in Liberia , Zavis
Effort to Recall Calif. Governor Qualifies for Ballot , Fouhy
Iran Says it's Holding Qaeda Elite , Dareini
Plans Call for Reducing Troops in Iraq , Schlesinger
Snooping on Readers , Goodman
Some Detained Iraqis Accuse US of Torture , Johnston
War's Wrong Turns , ed

Chicago Sun Times

Teary GOP Chairman Apologizes to Dems for Calling the Cops , Sweet
House Hears Static, Cracks Down on Media Monopolies , ed
3 Soldiers Killed in Convoy Attack , Moore

Chicago Tribune (*)

U.S. Admits Making False Assumptions , Holt + Kemper
Rescuing Americorps , ed
Will Liberia Be Our Next Intervention? , Chapman
Almost Heaven, W. Va. Pfc. Lynch Comes Home , ed
In Israel, a Protest Is Born , Schmetzer
Iraqis Want Proof That Hussein's Sons are Dead , Torriero
Angered Democrats Promise and Deliver "A Week From Hell" to House Republicans , Zuckman
House Vote Aims to Soften Patriot Act , Anderson
9/11 Data Not Shared With Agencies, Report Says , Solomon

Madison Capital Times

Bipartisanship to slay media giants?, Nichols

Los Angeles Times (*)

Working Families Left Out As Tax Refund Checks Go Out To Rich , Hook
Rep. Thomas Admits To “Poor Judgment” In Calling Police To Break Up Dem. Meeting , Simon & Kemper
Davis To Fight Recall Like a “Bengal Tiger” , Finnegan
Recall Is A Republican “Do Over” Of ’02 Election , Maher

San Francisco Chronicle

The blame game continues in Great Britain , Gomez
Countdown to recall chaos , ed

Canada.com

Battle to keep cheaper Canadian medicines out of U.S. goes down to wire , Gorham
Canucks -- the gays of North America, Kingwell

The Globe And Mail

Crisis hands U.S. ranchers cash cow , brethour/chase
Belgium debates revised war-crimes law , ap

Dawn

Bush should explain discredited claim: Lawmakers' call over WMDs , afp
Attacks will go on, warns Arab press , afp
Saddam loyalists vow revenge , afp
Saddam can stage comeback: experts , Michaud
Three American troops killed in Mosul ambush , afp
9/11 might have been prevented, says Congressional report , afp/reuters
B-52 called in after attack on US base , afp
Japanese parties move to scuttle bill authorizing troops to Iraq , afp
BBC fears govt revenge over Kelly case , dpa
US's pyrrhic victory , Askari
Oriental posturing, western lies , Amir
Khatami cancels trip to Belgium after EU criticism of N-plan , afp
Farmers hold protest demonstration against WTO , Bahadur

TomPaine

Greedy Corporations Use Tax Shelters To Cheat You And Me , Huffington
A List Of People Who Told Truth About Iraqi WMD Threat , TP Staff
James Carville's Rx For Democrats , Rosenfeld

Village Voice

How A New Prescription Drug Plan Could Drive Up Prices For The Elderly , Ridgeway

Counterpunch

Camp Cropper: a torture story to shame us all , fisk
Killing Saddam and his family won't stop killing of US troops , turnipseed
Human trophies on Bush's wall: Dumb and dumber in Iraq , lindorff

Working for Change

Alaska deserves much better than current free-for-all , Ivins
One journalist's 20-minute cameo in the scripted life of Ashcroft , Parrish
Death of Hussein sons means two less scapegoats for Bush, Blair , Cockburn
Pat Robertson launches Operation Supreme Court Freedom; asks God to rid Court of three justices , Berkowitz

American Prospect

Bill Kristol Recycles Daddy's Take on Mccarthyism for Present-Day Purposes , Kusnet
No Clothes: George W. Bush, the Emperor Who Won't Lead , Kuttner
Democrats Need Someone to Unite a Party Doing Battle With Itself , Meyerson

Common Dreams

Uday and Qusay: Better Alive than Dead , Mackey
Blair and Bush: When Time-Honored Ties Become a Short Leash , Pfaff
Peace: the Real Solution to Famine in North Korea , Ahn
Bill to Limit Lawsuits Against Gun Industry Violates Constitution , Public Citizen

History News Network

From Baghdad: Four Scholars Reveal Findings During June Visit , Watenpaugh, Méténier, Hanssen + Fattah

World Socialist Web Site

Killing Hussein’s Sons: the Nuremberg Precedent & the Criminalization of the US Ruling Elite , Walsh
Britain: Whistleblower Kelly’s Death Shakes Blair Government , Marsden
Military Review Reveals More Govt. Lies: US Launched Air War Against Iraq in 2002 , Schlessinger
Bush Government Deports Muslim Cleric to Lebanon , Porter
Bali Bombing Trials Leave Key Questions Unanswered , Roberts
US: Report Shows Additional Millions Affected by Lead Poisoning , Jones

Electronic Iraq

More on the Privatization of Iraq , Masri

Hindustan Times

Iraq Rife with Conspiracy Theories about US and Saddam , AFP

The Scotsman

Former Uday Body Double Blames US for his Nightmare , Lawson

Z-Net

The ugly truth of America's Camp Cropper, a story to shame us all , Robert Fisk
Neocons Dream of Lebanon , Green
Hot Potato , Andrew Rowell
My Very, Very Allergic Reaction to Brad Delong on Chomsky , Eward S. Herman

Thursday, July 24, 2003

Washington Post (*)

Tenet's Job Is To Tell Hadley, Hadley's Job Is To Tell Rice, Rice's Job Is To Tell Bush. All Claim They Failed In Their Jobs. Bush Says That's Ok. Uh-Huh. , cohen
Bush Is Losing The War Of 16 Words , balz+pincus
Intelligence Flap Or Scandal? Pundits Question Bush's Claims About Iraq Weapons , wp
Wolfowitz Concedes Administration Errors On U.S. Postwar Plans In Iraq , wp
Public Ire Over Iraq Is Increasing, Say Antiwar Groups , wp
Bush And DeLay Plan To Leave Poor Kids Behind , ed

New York Times (*)

Unified House Votes To Thwart Bush-Powell Attempt To Give Media To Greedy Corporations , nyt
Bush Will Be "Backing Into A Buzz Saw" If He Vetoes The Will Of The People And Supports The Rape Of The Media , safire
Bush Has Been Against The People, In Bed With The Four Greedy Horseman Of The Media: CBS (Viacom), ABC (Disney), NBC (GE), And Fox (Murdoch) , safire
Bush Tax Cuts Result In Leaving Poor Children Behind , ed
DEMs Protest Refusal Of Bush House Repubs To Expand Child Tax Credit For Low Income Families , nyt
Killing Of Saddam's Sons A Tactical, Not A Strategic, Victory , mackey

GOP Invests $1.6 Million In California Attempt To Thwart The Will Of The Voting Majority With Successful Recall By Conservative Minority , nyt

Guardian

President Blair - Americans love him but may cause his downfall , ash
Downing Street and Rupert Murdoch want revenge on the BBC , ashley
Saddam killings won't divert attention for long from the specious reasons given for invading Iraq , norton-taylor
There is no defense for Guantanamo , christian
Saddam's 14-year-old grandson may have fought on after anti-tank rockets killed father , borger+steele
Saddam's two slain sons can tell no tales , ed

Independent

US may release photos of Saddam's dead sons , russell
How a former victim of Saddam repaid a tyrant , usborne
BP and Shell to resume shipments from Iraq , shah
The killing of Saddam's sons will not end attacks on Allied forces , cockburn
Burma stays silent on Suu Kyi's fate as dissidents are freed , mcgirk
Ceasefire in Liberia is shattered by rebel attack , cornwell

The Herald

BBC hopes tape of Dr Kelly proves to be 'smoking gun' , MacLeod
Hoon visits scientist's widow , MacLeod
Saddam sons are betrayed for £20m by his cousin , Bruce
Polite request then all hell lets loose , Bruce
The secret force that depends on anonymity , Bruce
Would it have been better to take them alive? , Stewart
Road to peace in Iraq , ed
Guilty until proved guilty, or taken out by US tanks , Wishart

Haaretz

Abbas and Sharon: Naked truths and barefaced lies , bar'el
Palestinian deaths should also be referred to as 'murders' , aloni

Christian Science Monitor

Corzine on Democratic Party's prospects for 2004 , Chaddock
Q&A: The Liberian conflict , Bencivenga
Bumper year for Afghan drug poppies , Tohid
Anatomy of the raid on Hussein's sons , Tyson
Signs of new momentum in Iraq , Grier & Bowers
Once dominated by a single face, Iraq now reveals a multitude , Peterson

Madison Capital Times

Tax freeze showdown. Business lobby touts GOP budget's property tax plan in ads, phone calls, mct
The neglect of Liberia, ed
Public television is true local broadcaster, needs support, Brett

Los Angeles Times (*)

Iraqgate: NSC Staffer Who Received CIA Warnings On Niger Uranium Claim Is Latest Fall Guy For Bush , Reynolds
White House Blocks Public Release of Portions of Cong. 9-11 Report , Schmitt & Meyer
Corporate Tax Shelters Rob US $70 Billion, States $12.4 Billion , Huffington
Recall Supporters Have Signatures To Force Fall Davis Recall Vote, When Vote On Successor Will Occur Is Uncertain , Finnegan & Hoffman

San Francisco Chronicle

Rice rails and rejects responsibility , Carroll
Calif. Republican Rep wants to block a plan to help restore Yosemite's natural state , sfc
Early recall election may cause meltdown of California voting system , sfc
Gephardt rips Bush's machismo politics , sfc
More voters back Boxer's reelection , sfc
Dangerous minds: Ann Coulter sharpens her knives and tears into the 'treasonous' liberal opposition , Uhler

The Globe And Mail

U.S. to consider banning Canadian trash , ap
U.S. troops fear more violence in Iraq , ap

Dawn

The last stand of Uday and Qusay as retold by US general , afp
Uday was negotiating surrender: newsman , Michaud
Russia criticizes action , dpa
Violence, Saddam's tape mars US joy , afp
Mystery shrouds fate of Qusay's son , reuters
Iraqis must get right to self-determination: Pakistan pledges assistance , Haider
Kofi Annan's advice , ed
Kurds worried about future , Siddiqui
Qusay, Uday death won't halt attacks, say analysts , Sailhan
Poll shows Germans see US behind 9/11 attacks , reuters
Bush in trouble , Idris
ME creeps back on US stage , Anderson

Counterpunch

The sons are dead, but resistance will grow , fisk
Sharon is Herod to Bush's Caesar , avnery
Where are the Iraqi WMD scientists? , singham

Readings

A Kind Of Fascism Is Replacing Our Democracy , wolin
US Eyes Military Bases in Bulgaria, Romania , DW
'Let Them Eat Cake' Economics , Alter
Social Progress Has Halted In US Since 1980 , ed
Hit Squad Delusions , Rothschild

Asia Times

Many Guerilla forces in Iraq have Nothing to do with Saddam , Shazad

Islam Online

Many Iraqis Upset Sons Won't Stand Trial, or Don't Believe They're Dead , Sharqi

Mena Report

US Sets up Trade Bank in Iraq , Mena

South Asia Tribune

Pakistan's Joint Chiefs Chairman: US is Number 1 Enemy of Islam , Borchgrave

Business Week

Protecting Privacy , Black
Survey on Bush Tax Cut , VOTE
US & Canada Part Ways , Peterson
Communications Failure at FCC , Black

Z-Net

Common Sense , Noam Chomsky
All In A Days Work For a Mythical Democracy , Kriten Ess
Boucott Coca-Cola! , Andy Higginbottom
The Cruise Missile Left, Part 3 , Edward S. Herman

Wednesday, July 23, 2003

Washington Post (*)

CIA Provides Evidence That White House Was Aware Of CIA Warning Before SOTU Speech, So Rice Retracts Claim Through Deputy, Bush Keeps Mum , WP
Bush-Controlled U.S. Media Works In "Parallel Universe" Compared With Rest Of World , applebaum
Bush Deficit "can cripple the future for our children and grandchildren. " , broder
Bush Gives Lip Service To National Volunteer Concept, But White House Is Working Behind The Scenes To Hold The Financial Line Below Existing Level , ed
Bush Refusal To Negotiate Has Given North Korea The Opportunity To Build Its Nuke "Nightmare Scenario" Into A "Reasonable Extrapolation" , perry
Dean, Who Is Not A Progressive, Provides DEM View, Not Gephardt , meyerson
Death Of Saddam's Sons A "Serious Blow To Diehard Resistance" , ed

New York Times (*)

NYT Buries White House Admission Of Responsibility For Bush Uranium Lie Under News Of Death Of Saddam's Sons , nyt
Approval Of Bush Alabaama Judicial Nominee Would "Do Substantial Harm" To Our Rights , ed
Buying Drugs Abroad Is A "Modest Improvement" Over Buying Drugs At Home , ed
As The Percentage Of Retirement Health Plans Slip From mid-forties to mid-thirties, Weak Bush Medicare Plan Gives Employers Excuse To Drop Coverage , nyt
GOP Backer Of California Recall Feels Heat Of His Car Theft Arrests , nyt
Repubs Helping DEMs In Congressional Fight To Reverse Bush-Powell FCC Corporate Takeover , nyt
Bush-Cheney's Weapons Of Mass Redaction , dowd

Madison Capital Times

Silly ads by Democrats (we already know the truth), ed
Progressives must join forces for victory in 2004, Garvey
Blair loses credibility in well of Congress, Nichols

Guardian

The war bill soars, while public confidence sinks - now Bush needs the UN more than ever , tisdall
BBC to produce Kelly tape in bid to exonerate reporter , wells+watt+white
Nation divided over justification for war , travis
Israeli army accused of cruelty , mcgreal
'Unequal' US treaty under fire , leigh
Kelly was only one of many 'unnamed' intelligence sources , liddle

Independent

Boost for Bush as US hails mission's success , cornwell
Two aces possibly toppled but pack is still loaded , whitaker
I did not authorise the naming of Dr Kelly, says Blair , macintyre+grice
Crisis grows in Liberia as US debates decision to send troops , cornwell

The Herald

Issues that the Hutton inquiry must attempt to answer , herald
Blair denies he authorised the naming of Kelly , MacLeod
Pressure mounts on Hoon as Blair denies authorising MoD mole leak , Stewart
Dog-eat-dog media world becomes the big story , Laing
A straight talker used to pressure , Laing
BBC will let journalists 'moonlight' in print , Laing
How honour and respect can replace the freak show , MacWhirter
Final stand of the evil sons of Saddam , Stewart+Bruce

Haaretz

Iran's 'new' missile has been around for 10 years , schiff
Sharon pleads ignorance, sons plead the 5th , ed
Kurds suspected Saddam's wife hid in their area , schiff

Readings

Why A Special Prosecutor's Investigation Is Needed , Dean
Military Morale is Low Throughout the Services , Hackworth
Donald Rumsfeld has his own special sources. Are they reliable?(archive) , Hersh
Do you know where your tax $ goes? , Nowlin
Columnist Names CIA Iraq Operative , Phelps+Royce
Is Syria next? , Glass
The witch hunt against the BBC , Scheer

Boston Globe

A dwindling case for going it alone , Oliphant
A journey of duty, struggle, and death, Weiss + Boch
Boston eyes new voting system, Talcott
Deadline looms in California recall bid, Finnegan
9/11 Hijackers were known to informant, report says, Anderson
Kerry assails Bush on prewar diplomacy vow, Kornblut
Lynne Cheney hits Freedom Trail, causes a J.Lo hubbub, Kornblut
Saudis arrest 16 Qaeda-linked suspects, Ambah
Shells hit American Embassy in Liberia, Donnelly + Washington
Time is running out for US to help Liberia, ed
Tiny sect fearful, hopeful in Iraq, Haven
Was the war necessary?, Carroll

Chicago Sun Times

Bush adviser apologizes over Iraq claim, Raum
Soldier killed in ambush north of Baghdad , Hurst
South's Potential Locked Up, Jackson

Chicago Tribune (*)

Army Plans to Keep 145,000 Troops in Iraq, Jelinek
House-Senate feuds end up targeting innocent victims, Broder

Christian Science Monitor

Churchill, Bush, and the role of intelligence , Dillin
First fight of 2004 election - California recall , Marlantes
Dilemma over troops to Liberia , Grier & Bowers
Iraq's potential to still affect the economy , Scherer
Coalition curbs wild Iraqi press , Tyson

The Globe And Mail

Tension greets Canadian troops in Kabul , mac kinnon
Biovail drug campaign causes dilemma in U.S. , pitts
Chrétien was right: It's time to redefine a 'just war' , thakur

Sydney Morning Herald

US May Give Formal Guarantee Not To Attack North Korea , Green
Just Published! "Weapons Of Mass Deception" by Rampton And Stauber, a "Must Read" , Stevens
Anger As An Energy - It's Time To Quit Being So Polite , Kingston

Asia Times

Kurdish Areas in Iraq More Stable, Still Leery of US Motives , Shazad
Growing Turkish-US Tensions in Kurdistan , Singh
Tribalism Remains at the Root of Afghanistan's Problems , Feiser

Dawn

US govt probing 14 charges of abuse: Terror suspects , afp
Economy is a factor in another Bush's fate , dpa
Americans facing a grim situation ,Wolin
Attack on BBC seen as a smokescreen , Ahmed+Hinsliff
Iraqi prisoners' travails , ed
The curse of oil , Dyer
Hoon in a spot over Kelly's death: Blair faces grilling in China , dpa/reuters

Arab News

Saudis Upset that US is Linking Saudi Businessmen with Terrorism , Qusti

Mena Report

US-Aussie Firm Bidding to Repair Iraq's Oil Industry , MENA

American Prospect

John Edwards heads the Democratic presidential pack in fund raising. , Franke-Ruta

Counterpunch

Return to Florida: Why is Bush president? , lichtman
What Democrats can learn from Tony Blair's speech to Congress, Just

Common Dreams

Scientist's Demise Stalks Blair, Boyd
Secret Sensors Scour Air for Bioterrorism , AP
How Powerful Can 16 Words Be? , Marquis
African Nation Says: We Never Sold Uranium to Saddam, Whitaker + Lashmar
Italian Says She Gave Iraq Papers to U.S., AP
Who's Unpatriotic Now?, Krugman
Bush's Nose is Growing; Nobody Cares , Zerbisias
Blair Loses Credibility in Well of Congress, Nichols:
Key Allies are Casualties of US War on Court, Caballero
Silly Ads by Democrats , ed

World Socialist Web Site

Spreading “democracy” with missiles and lies, Vann
Die Zeit pleads for German interests in Iraq, Schwartz
Demonstrations greet Spanish government vote to send troops to Iraq, Lee

TomPaine

Ten Questions For Cheney About His Role In Building The Case For War (A Letter Sent To Cheney On July 21, 2003) , Reps. Kucinich, Maloney & Sanders
Did A Former Pentagon Employee Use His Position And Access To Information To Shape US Policy In The Middle East? , Forbes
Nominee For US Institute Of Peace Is A Hawk , TP

The Progressive

Stiffing The UN At The Cost Of U.S. Lives , Rothschild

Village Voice

Why Bush Won't Be Impeached , Ridgeway
Cheney's Crude Oil Documents , Ridgeway

Harper's Online

URANIUMGATE: Blood On Their Hands? , Hodge

Z-Net

The Crime and the Cover Up , William Rivers Pitt
Guerrilla War in Iraq , Doug Lorimer
Roadmap to Nowhere , Alex Doherty
Gm Foods: Towards An Apocalypse , Devinder Sharma

Tuesday, July 22, 2003

New York Times (*)

Who's Responsible? Bush Officials Reportedly Commit Criminal Act , krugman
"One Weekend A Month My Ass!" How Bush Has Weakened The Military With Iraq Lies , krugman
By Destroying The Original Goals Of Head Start, Bush Leaves Poor Kids Behind , poussaint
House DEMs Push To Import Less Expensive Drugs, Drug Lobby Goes Crazy , nyt
Bush Turns Back On UN Plea For U.S. Peacekeeping In Liberia , nyt
Bush Takes Softer Stance On N. Korea , nyt
Giving Up On Bush, Japan Thinking Nuke To Defend Itself Against N. Korea ,

Washington Post (*)

Bush "Is No Liar," He's A "Useful Idiot" , cohen
Eastern Europe Knows All About The Corruption Of Intelligence For Political Purposes , ignatius
Families Of Students Get Ready To Pay For Bush Tax Cuts To Rich Through Higher State College Tuition , wp
Bush Tax Cuts Force Higher State College Tuition, Which Drives Families To Go Into Debt To Make Ends Meet , ed
States' Rights Are Not Defended On Wall Street , dionne
DeLay Influence Grows Stronger Under Bush , wp
The Middle East: Neocons Vs. Neoliberals , asmus+pollack

Readings

Bush Isn't A Liar, He's Just A...Liar , Klein
"I think all foreigners should stop interfering in the internal affairs of Iraq" --Paul Wolfowitz, reuters
Can we still have freedom of press if press acts as prez's propagandists? , Goldsborough
Bush deserves to be impeached , Margolis
Bush's WMD warnings were all bull, Reese
Neo - CONNED!, Rep. Ron Paul
$68,145,879,042 ... and counting, Ridgeway

Guardian

The crisis is not about the dossier, but the political elite that made it , young
The British public won't forgive shameless scapegoating of BBC , tusa
Bush issues new threat to Syria, Iran ,campbell
US embassy under fire in battle for Monrovia , carroll
Iraq rows slash Labour lead in the polls , travis
BBC, Blair prepare for combat , guard

Independent

No 10 overruled defence chiefs in leaking Kelly's name to Press , sengupta+grice
AG demands legal advice for British terror suspects at Camp Delta , verkaik
Terror campaign halted by raid on militants, say Saudis , bradley
Berlusconi makes plea for unity from Bush ranch , cornwell

The Herald

Blair wants focus only on scientist's death , MacLeod
Prime minister must approve inquiry without limits , ed
Death inquiry judge who was top IRA target , Summers
Two 9-11 hijackers 'lived with FBI informant , Williams
BBC had a duty to keep the identity of its source a secret , McAlpine
Syria and Iran still harbouring terrorists, says Bush , STEWART

Haaretz

IDF soldiers will not face charges by the International Criminal Court , harel
Sharon's 'meaningless' gestures endanger road map , ed

Christian Science Monitor

Bush wants to 'move on,' but his problem persists , Chinni
Long, vexing vigil for families at home , Jonsson
US assembles new Iraqi army , Tyson
Furor over British expert's death , Rice-Oxley
US rewards Indonesian military as probe continues , Murphy
Key UN meeting Tuesday on rebuilding Iraq , LaFranchi

Boston Globe

Ambushed soldiers describe their ordeal , Luo + Roberts

BBC says dead scientist was source for Iraq story , Gardiner

Bremer and senator differ on extent of Hussein's reach, Kranish

Bush boosts coffers on Texas trip , Chen

CBS regrets offer of movie to Lynch , Elber

Environmental evasion, ed

Gephardt, Lieberman hit bumps on the trail , Johnson

How Kerry can show leadership , ed

Iraqi unrest grows; 2 soldiers killed , Walt

Troops Kill About Two Dozen Taliban, AP

Chicago Sun Times

Thousands of Iraqi Shiites rally against U.S. , Haven

U.S. soldier, Iraqi interpreter killed , Hurst

American troops kill two dozen suspected Taliban , Khan

Chicago Tribune (*)

Iraqi agent suspect falls ill, Worland

Lyndon Baines Bush and echoes of the '60s, Chapman

Saudis Foil Terror Plots, Nab 16 Suspects, Ambah

Presidential politics: A time to pander, a time to push away, Page

No outright lies, just half-truths, Page

Madison Capital Times

Dem ad targets Bush here. Republicans warn stations, mct

Los Angeles Times (*)

GOP Plays Hardball To Gain Lasting Dominance In Washington , Hook
Bush Acts Like American Caesar In Undermining American Justice Through Military Tribunals , Turley
Sen. Hatch Introduces Const. Amendment To Allow Foreign Born To Run For President: Good News For Ah-nold , lat

San Francisco Chronicle

Lying: Some guidelines for George W. Bush , sfc
Need a lawyer? They're all in SF , sfc
Let's do the right thing on Medicare drug benefit , Pelosi
Stop the Bush air pollution plan (flash) , Fiore
The ethics of lying , sfc
, U.S. credibility in Iraq sinking; U.N. involvement urged , sfc
Dems come out swinging on recall effort , sfc

Toronto Star

Blair Hit Hard by Suicide Scandal, Contenta
Guantanamo Bay Morass, Contenta
BBC Admits Scientist Who Took His Life was Source, Contenta
Consider 'U.N. Option,' Administrator Urges Bush, Harper
Editorial: Public Services at Critical Stage, ed

Sydney Morning Herald

After A War Half Won, The Peace Is Deadly , McKeough
Support For Blair Drops After Scientist's Suicide , Daley

Asia Times

Politics Aside, What is the Solution in Iraq? , ed
Lies, Damned Lies, and the British , Helmer
UN Increasing its Profile in Iraq , McMahon
Popular Discontent Grows in Saudi Arabia and Iran , Ahrari

Globes

Israel Allows its firms to do Business with Iraq , Klein

Dawn

Iraq invasion's political fallout threatens Bush, Democrats alike , Brownstein
Blair has suffered huge damage: poll , afp
France tries not to gloat over US, UK plight , Schofield
Paper seized after calling for Karzai's resignation , afp
Reinforcing failure , Kureishi
Israeli fence clouds vision of viable state ,Heinrich

Working for Change

Bush’s mantra on Iraq and the deficit: ‘Whatever works’ , Dionne
Colin Powell corrodes his own credibility for Bush’s war , Tucker
Finally, a bad week for Big Media in Washington , Parrish
Will George Will admit that Rep. McDermott was right about Bush's deceit? , Solomon

TomPaine

New Epidemic In China: Pathological Fear Of George Bush , Kulacki
Is Howard Dean A State's Rightist? , Medvic

Nation

Did Bushies breach national security in order to smear Niger whistleblower? , corn
Blair's crisis, Bush's crisis , nichols

The Progressive

Bush Entangled In Web Of Lies , Rothschild

The New Yorker

Swedish Diplomat "Blackballed" By Bush For His Antiwar Stance , McGrath

FAIR

Bush Uranium Lie Is Tip Of The Iceberg , FAIR

Scoop

Conspiracy Theories over WMD Expert's Death Begin , Scoop
Who's Who on the 9/11 Commission , Chossudovsky
Tenet Points the Finger at Wolfowitz , Leopold

American Prospect

Bush is trying to bully Latin America over the ICC, but he's not getting anywhere. , Lessing

Hidden Treasure - Evidence of Democratic strength under Fundraising Numbers, Jones

Common Dreams

Italian Says She Gave Iraq Papers to U.S. , AP

Report on USA Patriot Act Alleges Civil Rights Violations, Shehon

Bush Deserves to be Impeached, Margolis:

President Bush Must Set the Niger-Uranium Story Straight , Howard Dean

On Trial: Terror Suspects, U.S. Fairness, Thomas

A Wolf in Wolf's Clothing, MacArthur

An Uncertain Ending for Blair's Role , Preston

History News Network

In Support of Historians Against the War, Montgomery

World Socialist Web Site

US troops voice anger at Pentagon, Conachy

The eruption of militarism and the crisis of American capitalism, Grey

Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists

Loyal to a fault, Rothstein

Federation of American Scientists

Arms, Aid, and the War with Iraq, fas

Z-Net

No Child Left Behind? , Sarah Tobias and Sean Cahill
Lesson Plans: Bribes for Tests , Sandra Mathison
The Murdering of My Years: Artists and Activists Making Ends Meet , Mickey Z
Rouge States , Noam Chomsky
Exploring the Depths of Racist Socialization , Tim Wise
Shadow of Extinction , George Monbiot

Monday, July 21, 2003

Readings

Americans wising up; Bush approval rating sags, AP
Sixteen little words my as*terisk, McQuaig
Cost of the War in Iraq , Congressional Budget Office
British paper calls Blair's speech to U.S. Congress claptrap; U.S., accustomed to claptrap, swoons , Reeves

Washington Post (free registration required)

Bush And His Minions Lie Because They Do Not Trust You With The Truth , raspberry
Intelligence Report At Time Of Bush SOTU Speech Contradicted His Position On Saddam Threat , wp
First Step Toward UN Iraq Mandate Taken With Endorsement Of Iraqi Council , wp
Hatch Gun Dreams Will Turn D.C. Into An Armed Camp, Criminals Applaud , ed
It's Clear That The Ken Starr Court Is Still Out To Screw The Clintons , ed
Greens Agree To Help Bush Win By Fielding A Candidate In 2004 , wp

New York Times (free registration required)

More Promising Course In Iraq Entails Something Bush Dislikes, Meaningful Cooperation With Nations , ed
Rumsfeld's Plan To Privatize Iraq Occupation Is No Solution , singer
Ashcroft's Justice Dept. Accused Of Civil Rights Violations , nyt
GOP House, GOP Senate Debate How Much To Screw The Poor On Health Bill , nyt
Why Medicare Is The Ideological Battleground Into The Future , toner
Bush Ed Head Can't Remain Silent On His Houston Schools Mess , ed

Guardian

US commander admits Iraq war 'began last year' , borger
Case of dead scientist a tragic distraction from the real questions , ashley
Blair not a man without convictions, but perhaps a man undone by them , preston
BBC was right not to name its source , liddle
Blair will only be trusted in east Asia if he distances himself from the US , gittings
Blair caves on military trials for UK citizens , watt+borger

Independent

South Korea plays down new fears over nuclear threat , macintyre+usborne
Shell-shocked Blair recovers his composure , macintyre
Hundreds are put on trial after suicide blasts in Casablanca , nash
Berlusconi flees European controversies with a visit to Bush's ranch , usborne
France insists Saddam has never bought uranium , sengupta

The Herald

Fury at BBC after Kelly admission , MacLeod
Question marks over different stories , Henderson
Row leaves BBC's future under a cloud , Stewart
Tragedy of Dr Kelly is but part of the wider Iraq issue , ed
The answers to MPs that will come under scrutiny , Montgomery
Who will still be in a job when the dust settles on Downing Street? , MacLeod
Leading players who had roles in the tragedy , MacLeod
Timeline to tragedy , herald
Gilligan statement , Gilligan
BBC statement , bbc
'Intolerable' last days of doctor who converted to pacifism , Stewart
Up to 120,000 terrorists trained at bin Laden camps , Bruce

Haaretz

Abbas calls for urgent U.S. action ` to save road map' , regular+verter
Sharon presses for 30 unnecessary villages , ed
In response to real Palestinian efforts, Sharon does nothing , bar'el

Madison Capital Times

Kerry comes out fighting, ed
Judges, campaign cash shouldn't mix, Zweifel
Getting NAACP into the groove, ed

Christian Science Monitor

In Iraq, Shiites are wild card , Peterson
On a Baghdad street, patience and concern , Tyson
Intelligence quagmire: How to gauge the new IQ , Bowers & Grier
Democrats see ruckus in the House as a rallying call , Chaddock

Los Angeles Times (free registration required)

Pro-war Dems Blast Bush On Lies, Get Heat From Dean , Brownstein
Time For Bush To Seek UN Help In Iraq , lat
Spanish-American War Parallel: Heavy Fighting Continued For 11 Years After “Victory” , Gibney
North Korea Deploys More Missiles Capable Of Reaching Japan , lat wire
Davis Rallies Dems Against Recall , Finnegan
LA Times Candidate Q&A: Carol Mosley-Braun , lat

The Globe And Mail

Canadian troops depart for Afghanistan , thorne/cp

Sydney Morning Herald

New Fears On Korean Nuclear Weapons , Green&Riley
Going Ballistic: Japanese and South Koreans Are On Edge Like Never Before , Green
Screws Turn On Blair After Suicide , Daley
Vindication Fails To Make Australian WMD Whistleblower Feel Like A Winner , Overington
Despite What We're Told, Iraq Looks Like Its Turning Into Another Vietnam , Summers
Iranian Leader Hails New Missile That Can Reach Israel As A Key Moment In The Defense Of The Palestinian Cause , AFP

Dawn

US used UN resolutions' cover to attack Iraq , Haider
US military debacle triggers calls for withdrawal , Deen
Shepherd takes Rumsfeld, Franks to court ,afp
Pakistani seeks $10m from US for detention , Bahadur
The failings of a viceroy , Bremer
US forces kill 24 in Afghanistan , reuters

Newsweek

Follow the Yellowcake Road , Isikoff / Thomas
The 9-11 Report: Slamming the FBI , Isikoff
Conventional Wisdom , newsweek

Village Voice

Damage Control Inc. (Cartoon) , Fiore

Z-Net

The Patriot Act: The Assault on Civil Liberties , Jim Comehls
Collateral Language , Barsamian interviews Chomsky
Don't Call This Country America , Elizabeth Martinez

Sunday, July 20, 2003

Washington Post (free registration required)

Bush Deficit Will Cause Us Problems "For The Rest Of Our Lives" , ed
Will Greenspan Take The Fall For Bush Budget Deficit, The Way Blair Is Taking The Fall For Bush SOTU Liie? , wp
As Bush Continues His War On Unions, Someone To Protect Workers Is Needed, Just Like the 30's , compa
CIA Didn't Approve White House Claim That Saddam Could Launch In 45 Minutes , wp
BBC Confirms Kelly ("Suicide") Was "Principal Soiurce" Of Blair Hype Allegations , wp
Since Bush Refuses To Share Control Over Iraq And Acknowledge His Mistakes, "We Will Continue To Slide Backward Toward Even More Dangerous Ground." , Sec. of State Albright, '97-'01

New York Times (free registration required)

White House Aid Plays The Gay Hate Card To Get Out In Front Of Troop Complaints Story , dowd
Anti-Gay Attitudes A 20th Century Prejudice, Not Derived From Western Values , ediden
The Fact Is We Went To War Because Bush Lied To Us About A Nuclear Threat From Saddam: Analysts , marquis
Bush, The Son Of Mr. CIA, Doesn't Know About Black Op Disinformation? , bearden
What About The Iraq-Al Queda Connection? (Another Bush Lie.) , benjamin
When Bush Says "Free Trade," He Means For Wealthy Countries , ed
Getting Al Queda On the Afghanistan-Pakistan Border Is Highly Questionable , bergner
History Suggest Iraq Will Be No Picnic, Either , kifner

Observer

Blair partisans in disarray; 'Father of Commons' comes close to calling for resignation , ahmed+hinsliff
Spoiled vacation least of Blair's worries - Tories smell blood , hinsliff
'Blair for President' bumper stickers appear in UK , hinsliff
Red Cross urges US to clarify status of three dozen prisoners held in unknown conditions near Baghdad , steele
Italian reporter rejected Niger documents as useless, passed them on to US diplomats , ob
Don't sell out to Uncle Sam , hutton

Independent

Hours before he died, Kelly told of 'dark actors playing games' , clennell+dillon
Who's to blame? Calls for Blair resignation over scientist suicide , mcsmith
How Blair hit turbulence and landed in a storm , mcsmith+macintyre
Bush ready to wreck ozone layer treaty , lean
African nation says: we never sold uranium to Saddam , whitaker+lashmar
As GIs die, Bush turns to UN for help , usborne
'God, I hate these people,' says the sergeant. Some utter the V-word: Vietnam , wallace

Haaretz

Twilight zone: Cease fire? , levy
US advises more Israeli flexibilty on prisoner release , benn+lis

Sunday Herald

Blair on brink as Kelly family point finger , Mackay+Crichton
What’s next...the end of Blair? , Cusick
How did it get to this? , Mackay
Death of Dr David Kelly: Countdown to tragedy , sh
‘David’s life was made intolerable’ , Kelly family's statement
View from Washington:Dubya’s chances of a second term , Cusick
View from Iraq , Royle
Spinning a web to catch Bush , Davidson
Crisis over Iraq , Archives / Resources

Readings

Dismayed Americans Contemplate Canada , CNN
Italian journalist gave US uranium documents; didn't publish because docs appeared fake, AP
Cheney Energy Task Force Documents Feature Map Of Iraqi Oilfields , JW
6 Months before 9/11, Cheney & oil company pals were divvying up Iraqi oil fields , Sperry

Boston Globe

Bush Staff Was Warned on Iraq Data , Kranish
Activist's Death Seen As Suicide , Lloyd
ATF Hunts for Chemical Stolen in Colo., Calif. , Hamilton
Blair's Perspective , ed.
Iraqi Envoy, Holed Up in Embassy, Won't Leave , Bodeen
Keeping Head Start Strong And Successful , Richmond + Palfrey
Lieberman Targets Manufacturing Woes , Johnson

Chicago Sun Times

Bush Releases Papers on Iraq Nukes - Papers Are Filled with More "Dubious" Claims , Raum
UK Weapons Adviser Had Slashed Wrist , Gardiner
Free Trade Costs Thousands of Jobs , Roeser

Chicago Tribune (free registration required)

Critics Note Shift in Reports About Iraq's Nuclear Plans , Royce
Death Toll for U.S. Passes '91 Gulf War , Torriero
UN Nuclear Chief Calls N. Korea `Serious Threat' , Kirka
U.S. on Shaky Ground in Terror Case , Mihalopoulos
Capitol Cops Called After Dems. ' Walkout, Fiery Exchange Over Bill , Margasak
Embattled Houston Police Chief to Retire , tns
Bush Delays Tribunals for 2 British Detainees , Chen

San Francisco Chronicle

Partisan wrangling brings House to standstill , sfc

Madison Capital Times

Patriotism or party? GOP has to choose, ed
Hang up on FCC, ed
Rescuing AmeriCorps, ed
Media go for the baloney, McNally

Toronto Star

Finger of Blame Points at Washington, Harper
British Adviser Found Dead, Contenta
" TV Man is (Shock) Gay, and (Horror) Canadian, Zerbisias
U.S. Delays Terror Suspect Trials for Six, Johnson

The Globe And Mail

White House releases Iraq weapons report , ap
Dismayed by U.S. policies, some Americans move to Canada , ap
Iraq's U.S.-backed administration fails to choose president , hurst/ap

Sydney Morning Herald

Blair Shocked As Ex-UN Inspector Found Dead , Fitzmaurice
British PM In Damage Control , Baldwin
UN Claims Iran Has Enriched Uranium , Sun-Herald
Free Spy In Every Pack , Sun-Herald

Dawn

Democrats expand attacks on Bush: Credibility at stake , reuters
White House applies bait & switch policy , Graham
Journalist says she supplied documents , afp
Angry Shias in protests across Iraq , afp
WMD: a monstrous hoax , ed
The first casualty , Husain
The new jihad: riding with Uncle Sam , Amir

TomPaine

Cheney Wields Power Without Accountability , Blow
Bush Lies About His "Clear Skies" Legislation , Billings
Three States Initiate Legal Action To Force EPA To Cut Carbon Dioxide Emissions , Kay
Halting Drug Reform , Forbes

The Progressive

Bush's Shocking Plan To Privatize Fifty Percent Of All Government Jobs Will Lead To Massive Fraud , Cusac
Dems Need Passion To Win Next Election: Who Had It In Wisconsin? , Conniff
Humpty Dumpty Will Fall , Zinn
Who Can Beat President Doofus? , Ivins

ABS-CBN News

Tilting At Windmills In Iraq , Pinkerton

Z-Net

Targeting North Korea , Gregory Elich
The "Repair" of "Broken Societies" Begins at Home , Paul Street
Capitalism Ruins Public Health , Yves Engler
The Failure of an African Political Leadership , Professor Wamba dia Wamba

Saturday, July 19, 2003

Washington Post

Saturday Morning Surprise: Senior Official At Press Briefing Refuses To Have His Name Published, But Claims Bush And Rice, His National Security Adviser "Did Not Read," Were Not Briefed On CIA Uranium Reservations In Key Briefed Report Prior To Speech , wp
Let's Hope The Supreme Court Will Protect Our Liberty Over Bush's Attack On The Bill Of Rights , ed
Indian, Israeli Lobbyists Join Forces , wp
"Shamelessness Is The Shared Property Of Capitol Hill And City Hall , king
House Republicans Call Out The Cops To Enforce Republican Railroading , wp

New York Times

White House Version Of Uranium Events Contradicts CIA's , nyt
Brit Arms Expert Connected To BBC Uranium Disclosure Found Dead , nyt
"Aloof" Bush Makes Matters Worse As "Unhelpful" Attitude Spells Suffering To Small Towns , kristof
Bush Judicial Nominee Caught Up In "Shakedown" Circumstances , ed
Underfunding Bush Is A Long Way From Campaign Promise To Fix Nation's Parks , ed
Bush Forced To Go To UN, Hat In Hand, For Troops And Cash , nyt
Rumsfeld Comparison Of U.S. And Iraq "Rings Hollow" , norton

Guardian

BBC WMD Mystery Man Found Dead , guardian
Blair's Iraq policy claims another victim , guardian
Dignified and dutiful, Dr Kelly was a victim of political games , ed
Kelly didn't stand a chance against the frenzy of No 10 , young
Failure to find WMD damages Blair - and the doctrine of pre-emption , rifkind
The bitterest betrayal: Britons at Guantanamo , branigan+dodd

Independent

Pentagon seeks to privatize Iraqi police force , buncombe
How Blair's 7,000-mile journey to Japan turned into a flight of despair , macintyre
Adviser felt betrayed over treatment in Gilligan affair , sengupta
The death of a civil servant, a casualty of war , vallely
Tory leader welcomes inquiry and calls on PM to end Far East tour , beard

Readings

FBI questions Atlanta man for reading "subversive" article in public, Schultz
Press must focus beyond "tip of the iceberg" 16 words of uranium lie , FAIR
White House attempt at damage control actually hurts its case re Iraq nukes , AP
Chronology of dispute re British "dodgy dossier", AP
Separate government & business for same reasons we separate church & state, Reese

Boston Globe

Senator Says Bush Aide Pressured a Skeptical CIA on Iraq Data , Kranish
America Must Listen as Well as Lead' , bg
Democrats See a Crack in the Bush Armor , Kornblut
Bush's Biggest Blunder on Foreign Policy , Greenway
Blair Tells Congress Weapons Find Isn't Necessary , Milligan + Kornblut

Chicago Sun Times

Durbin: White House Insisted Uranium Claim be in Speech , Guggenheim
U.S. Soldier Killed in Fallujah , Price
Judge Keeps Accused Spy Jailed , Warmbir
America Ripe for GOP Con Job , Greeley
U.S. to Suspend Legal Proceedings for British Prisoners - May Still Hold Incommunicado , Johnson
Fifth Millionaire Joins GOP Quest for Senate , Fornek
C'mon Greenspan, Give It to us Straight , Pickett

Chicago Tribune

For 1st Time, Bush Forced Back on Heels , Tackett
Postwar Iraq Tests Bremer's Expertise , Schodolski
Palestinian Pollster Won't Back Down , Greenberg
Man Linked to Al Qaeda Says Camps Taught Hate , Blenkinsop
White House Puts Up Obstacle Course for E-Mails , Markoff
Assassinated Iraqi Mayor's Dealings Aroused Suspicion , Spolar
California Party Official Vows No Democrats on Recall Ballot , tns
Mullah Robertson Attempts to Clarify Call for Jihad Against US Supreme Court , tns
Bible Verse Signs Removed From Public Park , tns
Grumbling in the Ranks , ed

San Francisco Chronicle

Drop and gimme your careers , sfc
Pat Robertson, God's simp , Morford
The recession was over in 2001. Who knew? , sfc
Recession over? Jobless cry "what the @#$%%" , sfc
Admin escalates war on medical marijuana , ed
Supreme Court sides with privacy; GOP should do the same , Campbell
Clean money, clean elections for California , Asner
Call it what you want, it's an American life (and lifestyle) , Ford
BBC documentary asks why Pentagon has not released its video of Lynch's rescue , sfc

The Globe And Mail

U.S. ignored WMD message, analyst says , cp
Second Bush statement on Iraq debunked , ap
Broken promise: Why I quit Iraq , al-khafaji
Show trials are not the solution to Saddam's heinous reign , roth
Thinkers return to N.S. to study world's threats , cox
Study disparages plans for hydrogen-fuelled cars , strauss

Sydney Morning Herald

North Korea On Missile Path, Says Beijing , Green
History Will Forgive Us, Says Blair , Overington
North Korea Fingering The Trigger , Green
Clash of Civilizations Is Too Real To Be Ignored , ed
Bad Blood Lingers After Strange Days In Kurdistan , O'Loughlin
Israeli "Fence" Infuriates Palestinians , Williams
It All Came True In Iraq - Spooky , Carlton

Dawn

WMD expert Kelly found dead in wood: Dispute over Iraq heats up , dpa
US deaths in Iraq cross 1991 toll , afp/reuters
Iraq turning into political liability for Bush , Zeller
11 released Pakistanis recovering in hospital , afp/dpa
Taliban's fall blamed on Muslim states , dawn
Refugees are Iraq's forgotten people , Meehan + Williams
Israel violating right to food: UN , afp
Not by propaganda alone , ed
Iran: US's cautious approach , Mahmood
Beating around Bush , Nayar

American Prospect

Abort Mission , Kuttner

Common Dreams

No Question: the Media Is Right , Sirota
Our Place in the World: Experience Says Iraq Will Resist U.S.-Imposed Democracy , Huntley
A Kind of Fascism Is Replacing Our Democracy , Wolin
Will the U.N. Bail Out Bush? , Lobe
Look Who's Rewriting History Now , Witcover

History News Network

Does Colin Powell Remember the Powell Doctrine? , Rosen
The Witch Hunt You Never Heard Of , Ferguson

WSWS

September 11 Commission Complains of “Intimidation” And Stonewalling , Martin
Turkey: Power Struggle Between Government And Army , Leicht + Inkinci

BusinessWeek

The Amazing Jobless Recovery , Kuttner
The State of Homeland Security , Salkever
Alarms from Uncle Sam's Auditor , Walker Interview

TomPaine

American Political Establishment Has Always "Spun" Intelligence To Reflect Its Ideology , Carroll
Real Men Don't Worry About Deficits , Miller
"Offshore" Jobs No Longer Limited To Just Blue Collar Jobs , Nader
White House Continues To Blame Deficit On 9/11, War On Terror, But Facts Show Tax Cut's The Culprit , ed

Village Voice

Media Problems Get Worse: Conservatives Want Mainstream, Publishing Too , Ridgeway

The New Yorker

Inside Story On Conflicting Views In Administration Toward Syria , Hersh
From The Archives (1998): A Profile Of Liberia's Charles Taylor , Anderson

Working for Change

Round-up of Bush Administration-sponsored domestic spy ops , Berkowitz

Now

Bush, Blair, Politics and the Press , Moyers
Is America an Empire? w Niall Ferguson+Simon Schama , Moyers
Mercury in our Fish , Moyers
Healthcare for All in LA: Ivie interview , Moyers

Friday, July 18, 2003

Washington Post

U.S. Had The Ineptly Forged Uranium Papers Three Months Before Bush Speech , wp
Bush And Blair Played A Weak Hand And Now Their Bluff Has Been Called , ignatius
Bush Distortion Of Language For Political Gain Has Caught Up With Him On Iraq And The Economy , dionne
With Bush Credibility At Stake, White House Officials Admit Their Spin Hasn't Worked. Promise More. , wp
White House Claims Bush Read SOTU "Word-By-Word," Changed And Approved It , kamen
Experts Say Bush Window Of Success In Iraq Is Closing Fast , wp

New York Times

Bush Officials Claim They Got The Documents Three Months Prior To Bush Speech But CIA "Did Not Look At Them Closely Enough" To Authenticate (Because...Ah...Um...) , ap
CIA's Foley, Disagrees With BushAdmin, Describes Meeting With White House's Joseph Over Bush Speech. , nyt
Bush Lies About Our Economy, Too , krugman
If Recession Is Over, Why Aren't Jobs Trickling Down? , nyt
In Face Of Coalition Of The Unwilling, U.S. Private Security Corporations, Pentagon Hatch Another Plan To Privatize Troop Duties At Taxpayers' Expense , nyt
Arab Governments Talk Freedom, Act Otherwise. (Just Like bush) , gerges
Iran Could Be The Contrast Between ME Dictatorship And Fundamentalism , aslan
"No Time To Lose On North Korea," Bush , ed
Do You Support Bush Policy, Asks The White House. Ok, We'll Read Your E-Mail , NYT

Readings

Holding a Job Is Hard Work , Breslin
Blair And The Abyss Of Failing Credibility , Henican
Teacher's anti-war playing cards flying off bookstore shelves , Curtis
Across the board, U.S. experiencing a meltdown, Cocco
Orwellian data gathering device comes to you courtesy of Pentagon , Hightower
Iraq occupation going poorly but Rummy refuses to notice ,Ivins
Is Bush really too ignorant to know that everything he said re Iraq nukes was false? , Lyons
Dumbing ourselves down , Siddiqui
Liar in Chief The Case For Inpeachment , Dean
U.S. high horse now riderless , Bookman

Madison Capital Times

Feingold, Baldwin war doubts gaining validity, mct
Bush's buck stops there, ed
Candidate targets corporate tax breaks, Nichols
Open government critical, Nelson

Christian Science Monitor

Buckpassing the 16 words , Schorr
Attacks point to US vulnerability in Iraq , Begos
Heartland grumblings about Greenspan , Scherer
More John Wayne rhetoric infuses politics , Marlantes
In Moussaoui tangle, glimpse of terror's legal tug of war , Richey
Stretched in Iraq, US may return to UN , Ford

Guardian

Bush needs allies - but is too proud (arrogant) to pay the price , woollacott
Iraq a grave error, but worse is Blair's apparent determination to be a Tory prime minister , toynbee
Sharon's fence will create apartheid on the Jordan , khalidi
US confused by Iraq's quiet war , steele+howard
Youth find more truth in Eminem than Bush , younge

Independent

Blair defiant in address to Congress , macintyre
I was ambushed by a hanging jury, claims BBC man , russell
Britain tries to reach deal on Guantanamo prisoners , buncombe+macintyre
Bush launches magazine to teach young Arabs to love America , buncombe

Haaretz

PA, Israel polish up their U.S. agendas , benn
When generals play at being (revisionist) historians , benvenisti

Los Angeles Times

Blair Visit To US, Speech To Congress Will Heighten Focus on WMD Lies , Wright & Wallace
Bush’s Record Deficits Are Smothering Economic Recovery”, LAT
DC Sniper Victims Lobby Against GOP Effort To Shield Gun Makers From Liability , Reuters
Pat Robertson Calls For “Massive Prayer Offensive” For Three Supreme Ct Justices To Resign (Do you think he means Scalia, Thomas and Rehnquist?) , Robertson

San Francisco Chronicle

Bush's approval ratings plummet in Calif. , sfc
Davis recall could undermine Calif. political system , sfc
Details revealed on GOP recall leader Issa's gun arrest , sfc
Rush Limbaugh: A mighty wind , ed
Deeper in red, but who cares? , ed
How to lie like a good person , Carroll
Uranium flap inflames Brits, others , Gomez

Toronto Star

We'll Be Forgiven on Iraq, Blair Says, Harper
Troops Told of Afghan Dangers, Thorne
Bush Staff Put 'Spin' in Speech: Senator, Star
Blair, Bush Defend Iraq Attack, CP
Greed is Our Common Enemy, Not Our Faiths, Akbar, Somerville,Vandezande
Iraq Now Guerrilla War, Top U.S. General Says, Harper
Iraq Needs Responsible Media, Borden
Shhhh, CIA's Looking for Locksmiths, ed
Dumbing Ourselves Down, Siddioui

The Globe And Mail

U.S. coast guard boards hijacked Cuban vessels , ap
Break that nuke addiction , torrie
Former U.S. marine won't fight extradition , ap

Sydney Morning Herald

Border Gunfight Adds To Korean Urgency , Green
It's Guerilla War, New Commander Admits , O'Loughlin
'Saddam' Tape Blasts Bush And Blair , AFP
US Juries Balk At Death Sentences , Reuters
Australians Face Same Deviousness With Howard That We Face With Bush , Kingston

The Herald

History will forgive us, Blair tells US , MacLeod
Blair: Why US needs the rest of the world , MacLeod
Blair sets out his view of the new world order to Congress , Blair
MPs reignite Iraq dossier battle with BBC , Summers
Bush and Blair branded liars on latest tape , Hannah
Sixteen dodgy words could spell the end for George W Bush,Young

Dawn

US House votes to boost ME propaganda, cut UN funds , afp
US troops facing a guerilla war: General Abizaid on Iraq , reuters/afp
Cheers for Woody? , Harrelson
Tensions on Afghan border , Askari

Asia Times

Real War, Virtual Weapons , Williams
Occupying Iraq: the Lessons of History , Casella
US Asks Egypt & Saudi Arabia for Peacekeeping Troops in Iraq , Mekay
Iran Discovers World's Second-Largest Oil Field , Peimani
War on Terror Ignores Military Realities , Sidhu
Will the UN Bail Out Bush? , Lobe
US Won't Take India's 'No' for an Answer , Shahin
Many Iraqis Still Without Electricity , Escobar
Pentagon Hopes to Gain Bases in Vietnam , Lobe

Middle East Times

Has Richard Perle Gone into Hiding? , Hughes
More Like America Every Day! First Burger King in Baghdad , Parker

Middle East Newsline

Bush Stops House Hearings on Syrian WMDs , MENL

Scoop

Enron-Style Management in a Complex World , Chuckman
Iraqis Keep Bringin' it On , Cloughey

Dar al Hayat

Is Religion Behind the US-Europe Rift? , Khashana

TomPaine

An Interview With Raymond McGovern, A Signatory To The 'Veteran Intelligence Professionals For Sanity' Memorandum , Rosenfeld
Bush On The Defensive , Teixeira
Bush Nominee William Pryor Among tate AGs Who Sought Corporate Campaign Cash Whiloe Cases Pending, ed

American Prospect

Job Unfair , Bluestone
Off Sides - Limbaugh ESPN Hiring Has Impacts , Tomasky
Heir Apparent , Goldberg

Common Dreams

Bush Lies About Iraq Are Only the Symptom, Not the Disease , Chernus:
If His Words Are His Bond, We're in a Bind , Huffington
'Baghdad Jim' Was Dead on About War , Jamieson
Illegal U.S. Campaign Against International Justice , Bindman
Bloody History Puts Iraq War in a New Light , Bales:
It's Far From Over, Mr. Bush , Witcover
U.S. Soldiers Complain of Low Morale in Iraq , Pleming
Key Officials Used 9/11 As Pretext for Iraq War , Lobe
California Republicans Propose Drastic Cuts in Social Spending , Davis

World Socialist Web Site

The Iraq War And the Blair Government , wsws
Belgium: New Government to Scrap Universal War Cri mes Law , Tyler
Madagascar Faces Devastating Famine , Mason

Z-Net

War Boosters , Norman Solomon
Hawks Say the Damnest Things , Mark Engler
Enough is Enough: Verizon Layoffs , Michael Ware
Crisis of the Globalist Project , Walter Bello
Us: Feminism Lite , Katha Polli

Thursday, July 17, 2003

Washington Post

Bush And His Administration Will Not Be Cowed By The Truth , meyerson
Bush Says God Is Telling Him What To Do. Perhaps That's Why He Asserts Policy Without Proof. , cohen
Bush Medicare Bill "Swindles" Poor Kids To Benefit Wealthy Elderly Backers , ed
Vietnam, II: U.S. General Says We're Fighting A "Guerrila" War In Iraq , wp
Hey, The Staff Didn't Tell Me About Iraq Uranium --Tenet , wp
Eisenhower Speech Writer Says Public Expects Presidents To Lie Through Exaggeration Of Facts. , wp
Six GOP State Attorneys General Have Asked Corporations For Campaign Funds While In Legal Trouble , wp
D.C. Has Highest AIDS Rate In America , wp
Voucher Strategy: Hatch Says Guns Should Be Sold In D.C. Even Semi-Automatic "Machine Guns" , wp

New York Times

Repubs Reject DEM Request For Panel To Look Into Prewar Intelligence, Inc. Bush SOTU Lie , nyt
Lack Of Pre-9/11 Sources To Be Cited As Intelligence Failures , nyt
Bush Threatens To Veto House Plan To Slow Down Corporate Takeover Of Media , nyt
Congress Has Thwarted Network Giants, But Only For The Time Being , safire
Bush Has "Betrayed" His Promise To Support Volunteer Effort , ed
Despite Promises, Bush Treatment Of Latin America "Heavy-Handed And Patronizing." , shifter
DeLay's "Hubristic...Perrymandering" In Texas May Lead To Another Special Session , ed
Puerto Ricans Angry That Ashcroft Overrode Their Death Penalty Ban , nyt
Illinois Will Require Taping Of Homicide Interrogations , nyt

Readings

Did Bush cronies blow CIA spy's cover to punish her husband for blowing whistle re uranium lies? ,Corn
U.S. gives troops in Iraq shoddy equipment; troops using own meager paychecks to buy supplies ,Hightower
SPTU fiasco reminds Us: Bush is still the bumbling, ignorant, sock-puppet-in-chief he was pre-9/11,Huffington
The Dubious Suicide of George Tenet , Pitt
It's not really a lie; it's, as Nixon's man Ziegler would say, "inoperative" , Reeves
Making Medicare compete with private insurance bad idea ,Reese
Arrogant Pentagon Civilians Botched Iraq Postwar Planning , Landay and Strobel

Guardian

Shadow neocon network, White House sandbagged the CIA , borger
Intelligence committee grill Blair and Straw in private , wintour
UK must hold the line over Iran against reckless US hawks , hilton
Blair's Britain is now a vassal state , leigh+norton-taylor
Blair must end his self-destructive kow-towing to rightwing US administration , ed

Independent

Leaders face growing pressure for answers over Iraq , cornwell
Blair waters down claim linking Iraq to Niger uranium , grice
UN attacks Britain for withholding evidence , buncombe

Haaretz

Sharon and Abbas may meet for talks today , regular+benn
Israel also made commitments , ed

Madison Capital Times

Tax shelters cost states billions , mct
Listen up, lefties -- it's time to change strategy and win, Schroeder
Bush's wars, tax cuts fill Nader voter with regret, Salzman

Boston Globe

The Press Gives Bush a Free Ride on His Lies , Kuttner
Muslim Group Says Bush Fostered Climate for Bias , Mobley
Limbaugh Brings Baggage with His ESPN Blabber , Jackson
Iraqis Weigh Trials for Regime Figures , MacQuarrie + Bender
Chirac Rules Out Sending Troops to Iraq, No UN Mandate , Reid
A Wahhabi Sheds His Disguise , Barry
White House Projects Deficit of $455 Billion , Washington
A Dangerous Deficit , ed

Chicago Sun Times

Alleged Spy for Saddam Charged with Perjury , Robinson
Bremer: Gis Will Depart When Iraq Is a Democracy , Hendawi

Chicago Tribune

No Apologies From U.S. or Turkey , Collins
Iraqis Say Prisoners Were Used to Test Gases , Salopek
Marine with Dream, Army Veteran Dies Doing Job , Morales
Pfc. Lynch to Go Home for `Long' Rehabilitation , AP

San Diego Union Tribune

US Troops in Iraq in a Foul Mood , Van Deerlin

Christian Science Monitor

US-Brit backslapping or backbiting? , O’Neill
Test for Blair's 'loyalty' strategy , LaFranchi & Rice-Oxley
When presidential words don't line up , Feldmann

Los Angeles Times

Iraqgate: Bush Adopts Head In Sand Approach As Scandal Could Grow Worse Than Watergate , Huffington
Iraqgate: Where Is The Mystery In “Who Lied In Bush’s SOU Speech?”, Kinsley
Bush Continues To Dither On N. Korean WMDs , Efron
Bush Unconcerned About Record Deficits As Hill Repubs Start To Worry , Hook and Chen
Bush FERC Orders Enron To Repay Cal. $32.5 Million For Market Manipulation Despite Company’s Earnings of $3 Billion From Cal. Crisis , Reuters
EPA Ignores Own Findings That Rocket Fuel Ingredient Is Health Threat, Refuses To Add To Clean Water Contaminants List , Bustilo & Zitner
Bush Proposal “Disastrous” For Head Start, LAT
Rocky Road For Lieberman Campaign , Barabak

San Francisco Chronicle

$455 billion reasons to freak , Lazarus
Nothing left to lie about , Morford
Record federal deficit forecast , sfc

Canada.com

Iraqis try to shoot down American plane with surface-to-air missile , Hurst
Iran confirms Canadian photojournalist died of brain hemorrhage , Wyatt
Exchange of gunfire along Korean border heightens tension , cp

The Globe And Mail

Invaders at the gate , schmid/ap
War stories , donlo

Sydney Morning Herald

Japan Warns Australia: Softly, Softly On Korea , Riley
Australian Analyst Joins US Push For Weapons Inquiry , Overington

The Herald

Baghdad dangers worse after war , Lyst
More troops needed to secure country, says former envoy , Bruce
North Korea has finger on nuclear trigger , Bruce
Cost of ministers' advisers and spin doctors rises to £5.4m , Summers

The Sierra Times

Impeach Bush! Justification: Offsetting Political Expediency , Lang

Press Herald

Another scenario emerges in death of Army reservist , Fish

Dawn

US reaches out to communists in Iraq , afp
Post Sept 11 policies harmed US interests , Dauenhauer
Indian troops to Iraq was a non-starter , Devraj
Ironing out the wrinkles: Pakistan & Afghanistan , ed
Victims of hate crime , ed
Can Tony Blair be trusted? , Idris
Bush's Africa trip long on rhetoric, short on specifics , Lobe
Bush's trip to Africa , Margolis

Asia Times

US Soldiers Pay in Blood , Blank
Bush Spin Machine is Breaking Down , Lobe

Deutsche Welle

Overburdened German Army not likely to head to Iraq , DW

TomPaine

The President Is Still Lying And No One Utters The Word 'Impeachment' , Paine
The False Dichotomy: Security Or Freedom , Milchen

TomDispatch

On India's Refusal To Send Troops To Iraq , ed

Working for Change

To show loyalty, Rice lies for Bush , Conason
'End of story'? Sorry, Rummy -- the fact-checking has just begun , Goodman
Veteran drug warrior nominated by Bush to head the DEA , Berkowitz

Wednesday, July 16, 2003

Washington Post

Bush Five Year Budget Predicts $2 Trillion Deficit, Based On Questionable Assumptions , wp
Exactly How Bush Is Cooking The Books On His Massive Budget Deficit , ed
Father's S+L Scandal Threatens To Be Overshadowed By Bush's Pension Scandal , samuelson
Bush Uranium Lie Was The Lone Publicly Unchallenged Element In His Case For War , pincus
Bush Says It Wasn't A Lie, Someone Else Told It, And It Doesn't Matter , kinsley
What's Going On Between Bush And The CIA , hoagland
Black Dem Prez Candidates See Connection Between Interracial And Gay Marriage Bans , wp

New York Times

Bush Economic Plan Will Lead To $4 Trillion Deficit In Ten Years. (We Predict $7 Trillion) , ed
Greenspan Says Bond Market Rally Over , nyt
Bush, GOP Congress Press For More Nuke Weapons, Encouraging North Korea's Nuke Program , ed
North Korea Says It Has Fuel For Six Nuclear Bombs , nyt
Bush Congress Set To Abandon Both Geographic And Economic Universality Of Medicare , reischauer
Like India, France Declines U.S. Troop Call Without UN Mandate , ap

Readings

Bush fibs and passing buck nothing new -- remember special favor that helped him dodge Vietnam , Hightower
Ashcroft suddenly finds civil liberties useful (as an excuse for stonewalling) , Cocco
Televangelist Pat Robertson urges "prayer offensive" to oust three members of Supreme Court, AFP
Iraq war costs at least $48 billion to date, says Pentagon, AP

Guardian

US troop morale already at late-Vietnam lows , steele
Better rations and TV to boost morale , howard
Blair backed Bush for one simple reason: America wanted war , kettle
Iraqi leaders have to weigh up the risks of working with the occupiers , steele
Former supporter says, 'I'll never trust Blair again' , lanchester
Economic policies not neutral, but ideological - populist resistance is a rational response , stiglitz

Independent

Cheney under pressure to quit over false war evidence , buncombe
Morale crisis as troops' return is delayed , cornwell
North Korea warns US: we can produce six atom bombs , cornwell
Sharon calls on Britain to back militant arrests , dejevsky
Israel arrests protesters as 'security risk' , huggler

Haaretz

Israel to free N. Irish journalist mistaken for Real IRA man , harel+sadeh
The misleading term 'fence' , hass

Christian Science Monitor

The impact of a historic deficit , Grier & Marlantes
Arid Afghan province proves fertile for Taliban , Tohid

Los Angeles Times

Iraqgate: Niger Documents Only Part of Bush Deception, LAT
Iraqgate: “A Firm Basis For Impeachment” , Scheer
Bush Deficit Will Reach $450 Billion In FY2003 , Gosselin
NAACP Angry Over Lieberman, Gephardt and Kucinich Snub , Dahlberg & Barabak
President Ford Turns 90, Hopes To Be Remembered For Integrity , LAT
Anti-Recall Group Files Suit Claiming Illegal Conduct In Gathering Signatures, Finnegan

San Francisco Chronicle

Recall battle: phase 2 , sfc
Davis allies plan lawsuit over recall , sfc
Preware intelligence failures merit investigation , sfc
Cal ag backs ban of political surveillance , sfc
Iraq answers do not add up , ed
Take me out to the ballgame , Guillermo

Madison Capital Times

Congress vs. trains, ed
Gov. Terminator? Well, it's California, Nichols
Bush neglects Africa's needs, Rev. Sue Moline Larson

The Herald

Dossier 'source' is a fall guy, says MP , Summers
'Ban BBC reporters from moonlighting' , Summers
MoD adviser denies being source for report on dossier , Summers
Homecoming of US troops delayed again , Bruce
Would anyone listen if Tony suggested another just war? , MacWhirter
Bias and the BBC , ed

BBC News

Core Of Weapons Case Crumbling , Reynolds

Canada.com

Bush administration predicts record deficits: $455B this year, $475B in 2004 , Fram
Bush under fire from Democrats on stalled economy, Iraq intelligence , Gorham
Clintons can't be reimbursed for most Whitewater bills: US appeals court , Barret

Toronto Star

Case Bares U.S. Military Warts, Koehler
Shades of Comical Ali, Urouhart
Be Proud Saddan is Gone, Blair Says, Contenta

The Globe And Mail

U.S. SARS warning 'ludicrous,' MD charges , cp
Banks may have no choice but to go due south , reguly
Vanclief chided after beef talks , lawlor
Iraq had no A-bomb capability, inspector says , ap

Sydney Morning Herald

Former US Defense Secretary Warns US and North Korea Are Drifting Towards Nuclear War , Green&Riley&Metherell
Palestinian Leaders Make Peace , Abdallah
Liberian Rebels And Government Seek Larger US Commitment , Reuters
Kabul And Islamabad's War Of Words Imperils A Fragile Region , Saikal&Danspeckgruber
Corporations' Secret Plans To Hide Tracking Devices In Consumer Merchandise , Cochrane

Dawn

Fake report was not a mistake: Democrat , afp
Talks on terror suspects to test Blair-Bush ties , reuters
Blame it on the BBC , Ali
Prisoners hold key to peace in Middle East , dawn

Asia Times

Opinion Mixed on new Iraq Council , Mite

Scoop

16 Dishonest Words , Hans

Mena Report

US Sanction Campaign against Syria put on Hold , Mena

The Australian

Dogs of Iraq War Bite Back , Kelly

Citizen Times

White House's misleading statements about Iraq part of a disturbing pattern , ct

Working for Change

The peace from hell , Ivins
Bully Bush and toady pals wreak havoc on world neighborhood , Parrish

Democracy Now!

Intelligence Agents from US & Australia & a top UK researcher condemn Gov't falshoods that led to Iraq war, dn

TomPaine

Let's Not Forget All The Other Bush Lies About Iraq , Lobe
Revelations of How Money Buys Favors In Congress , Knott&Bruggeman
, Bush Says No To UN Convention On Human Rights For Disabled tp
The Scandal Grows: Open Letter To Bush From Veteran Intelligence Professionals For Sanity , TomPaine

The Progressive

Defend Head Start , Rothschild

Village Voice

Ashcroft Could Face Reckoning On Detainee Mistreatment Through Law Suits , Lee
It Happened In Baghdad: 9/11, Oklahoma City, You Name It , Ridgeway
The House's Overtime Vote: Where Were The Dems? , Valence

Harper's Online

Weekly Review , Hodge

Z-Net

Memorandum to the President , VIPS
State-Sponsored Lies , Ignacio Ramonet
Bomb Before You Buy , Scott Harris and Naomi Klein

Tuesday, July 15, 2003

New York Times

"You're A Liar, Mr. Bush" Makes It 21 Words And Counting [Our Quote] , kristof
Pattern Of Intelligence Corruption Reaches Into The White House , krugman
With No Change In Evidence, Powell Threw Out Bush Lie From His Speech A Week After SOTU , sanger
White House Is Compounding Its Mess With "Technically Correct" Dishonor , ed
White House Tries To Dismiss Bush Iraq Lie As Dem Campaign Issue , nyt
Conflict On Iraq-Syria Border Fuels Rage Against U.S. , nyt

Washington Post

Bush's Bleak Trifecta: July 10, 2003 May Be The Day Bush Lost The Election , broder
Bush Fed Deficit Estimate Now 50% Higher Than Six Months Ago , wp
Bush Economic Woes Trickle Down To States, Cities , wp
Corporations, In Effect, Taking Money Out Of Workers' Pension Funds, GOP Congress Wants To Ok It , ed
Bush Spin Of Iraq Lie Contradicts What His Aids Are Spinning , wp
Ari Hammered Over Iraq On His Way Out , wp
Lieberman, Gephardt, Kucinich Criticized By Angry NAACP , wp

Readings

Bush's Data Dump On Economy , Russ Baker
Lies about war may not hurt Bush re-election prospects as much as the economic mess he's made, Goldsborough
Clueless Dubya tours *continent* of Africa, yet still comments that it's "a 'nation' with a lot of diseases" , Margolis
Bush condemns rascism at Senegal photo opp; winks, nods at rascism at home , McQuaig
Why can't Americans tell who's lying when Bush's lips move? , Kinsley
Will waging war under false pretenses hurt Bush re-election chances? , Siddiqui
Credibility of US/UK intelligence agencies on the brink , close+macmichael+mcgovern
Obsessed with secrecy , Berkowitz
Schism among the dems? , Goldberg

Guardian

UK gives up fight for Guantanamo captives , white+gillan
Sharon ploy on Arafat backfires , watt
Disparate voices of Iraq emerge from silence , steele
Resentment bubbles as British troops try to restore order in Basra , steele
MPs in final bid to force inquiry , white+norton-taylor
From Guantanamo to jury trials, the government cares little for liberty , young
It is now clear we were dragged to war with Iraq under a pretence , norton-taylor

Independent

Democrats attack Bush's credibility over Niger uranium claims , buncombe
Niger: Straw accused of 'new deception' , grice+russell
Intelligence doubts dog Australian PM , marks+nash
World leaders reject Blair's move over military action , russell

Haaretz

Israel still holding Belfast journalist in IRA identity snafu , sadeh
PM to Blair: Security fence construction to go on , benn+sadeh

Boston Globe

Stop the Presses! FOX Viewers Likely to Call Other Media "Too Liberal" , Jurkowitz
Microsoft Antitrust Suit Fight Still Draws Interest , Howe
Democrats (and Presumably Scrupulous Republicans) Dismiss Tenet Statement , Washington
T(G)IA: Device Aims to Keep Eye on Government Snooping , Fordahl/AP

Chicago Sun Times

I Cannot Tell a Lie - It's All Their Fault , Smith
Terror Probe Too Important to Play Political Games , Ed.
Moseley Braun's Presidential Bid Must be Taken Seriously , Neal
Emanuel Rips 'Scare Tactics' in Ads That Oppose Drug Imports , Zimmermann

Chicago Tribune

Rumsfeld, Rice Insist Claim Was Accurate , Neikirk
8,000 Fuel Rods Reportedly Reprocessed at Yongbyong Plant , tns
Professor Gets Jail for Insulting Islam , tns
Explosion Rocks Parliament Building , tns
Poll: Public Uneasy with More Concentrated Media Ownership , tns

Christian Science Monitor

Turkey awaits apology for US arrest, release of special forces in northern Iraq , Birch
Latino vote in '04 is a big enchilada , Feldmann
Rumsfeld to armed services: Can't we just all get along? , Stern
Prewar intelligence draws growing scrutiny over accuracy and spin , Grier & Bowers

Los Angeles Times

Sen. Graham: Bush Let Al Qaeda Regroup, Have Trained Up to 120,000 Terrorists , LAT
Senate Committee Approves Asbestos Bill Protecting Haliburton From $3.5 Billion In Liability , Savage
Dem Contenders Need To Use Light Touch To Attack Bush , Brownstein

San Francisco Chronicle

Hey, I'm running for president , Sorensen
Bush doublespeak , sfc

Madison Capital Times

The U.S. & Liberia, ed
GOP tax freeze an ugly, cynical ploy, Zweifel
Privatizing Social Security would usher in a disaster, John J. Waelti

Newsday

Wanted: Cool celebrity politicians , Henican
Weird in Africa , Payne

Reuters

Afghan Minister warns US credibility at stake , Wright
Diplomat: UN questions British Iraq nuclear proof-diplomats , Charbonneau
W. House: Iraq intelligence uproar 'bunch of bull' , Entous

Canada.com

Chretien introduces plan for international intervention to stop genocide , Ward
Iraq Governing Council votes to dispatch delegation to UN; violence continues , Mroue
Son fights for Kazemi's body , Owens
Liberian war refugees take shelter in stadium, Paye-layeh
Ku-waiting for serious change , Taheri

The Herald

Envoy fuels Iraqi uranium row , MacLeod
Ambush could herald upsurge in Iraqi attacks: 32nd soldier lost , Bruce
Straw rejects Israeli call for Britain to break off contacts with Arafat , Summers

allAfrica.com

Bush's Visit: What Gains? , Yunana
Mr Bush's Political Tourism , op
Bush Promises Annan 'Support' For Liberia Peacekeeper , Cobb,Jr

Dawn

Border row discussion today , afp
Karzai names commanders of national army , afp
Iraq's interim set-up , ed
Confronting post-Iraq realities , Bhatty

Asia Times

US Not Learning From Britain's Mistakes in Iraq , Singh
US Fears Saudis are Interfering in Iraq , Pejman
Tensions Grow on Pakistan-Afghan Border , Maitra
Bush and Kim Jong-il are Two of a Kind , Feffer

Scoop

Privatising Iraqi Industry , Klein

Sydney Morning Herald

Blair Takes Preemptive War One Step Further , SMH
AIDS Activists Leak Damning Government Report In South Africa , AP
Bush Hardliners Draw Up Risky Plan to Oust Kim Jong-il , Green
If Big Nations Go It Alone, It's Back To A Free-For-All , Charlesworth

Common Dreams

An Unwinnable Iraq War and Ensuing Deceit Destroyed Prime Minister's Credibility , Galloway
Bush Doublespeak , Rosen
Cartoonist Enlists Old Propaganda for Antiwar Message , Gonzalez
Mandela Steals Show at Paris AIDS Meeting , afp
Private Lynch, Symbol of a Fictitious War , Knox
Kucinich and Former Intel Officers to Hold Tuesday News Briefing on the Administration's Intelligence Use in the Lead-Up to Iraq War , Gordon

World Socialist Web Site

Bush White House in Crisis Over Iraq War Lies , Martin
Democratic Governor Imposing Austerity Budget in Pennsylvania , Leropoli + Holmes

TomPaine

Peaceful Warrior: Anti-war Soldier Gets Killed In Iraq , Strohm&Drake

The New Yorker

"Who Lied To Whom?" Seymour Hersh's March Essay Deserves Another Reading , Hersh

BusinessWeek

Bush is Vulnerable , Dukakis Interview
States Budget Crises: Economic Drag , Wallace
Invisible Primary , Dunham

Z-Net

Re-Constructing or De-Constructing Iraq? , Rania Masri
Profits, Not Patients , Yves Engler
Courting the Middle Class , Cynthia Peters
Feminists For Kucinich , Misc. Authors
Confronting The Empire , Noam Chomsky

Monday, July 14, 2003

New York Times

Dems Attack Bush Credibility , nyt
Rumsfeld Defends Bush Iraq Lie As "Technically Correct" , nyt
Rumsfeld Says Iraq May Need Larger Force , nyt
Under Bush, Unemployment Rate Highest In Ten Years
Bush Urged Foreign Policy Humility During Campaign, But Has Been Anything But Humble Since , Isaacson

Washington Post

Arguments Used Against Gay Marriage Today Used Against Interracial Marriage In 1967 , hiatt
Bush Smallpox "Fiasco" Fails To Protect Nation From Bioterrorism , ed
India Refuses To Send Troops To Iraq Without UN Mandate , wp
Why Is Bush And The UN Dragging Feet On Burma? , ed
Checklist For Deciding U.S. Action, If Any, In Liberia , raspberry

Guardian

Blair's Washington trip set to open new wounds over UN role in Iraq , wintour+pallister
Spy agencies hit by row over Iraq weapons , norton-taylor
Unwinnable war in Iraq and deceit that led to it have destroyed Blair's credibility , galloway
Both the politicians and spooks got it completely wrong on Iraq , preston
Ignorance of modern Islamic militancy undermines anti-terror war , burke
Third-way addicts need a fix , elliott
America just loves immigration - it's immigrants who aren't popular , younge

Independent

Blair made 'fundamental error' on Iraq , russell
Bereaved mom holds Blair responsible, calls on him to resign , judd
Saddam is hiding near Baghdad, says exiled spy chief , cockburn
Police station blast mars first governing council meeting , cockburn
CIA kept Niger claims out of Bush speech months before SOTU , cornwell
Mob attacks researchers who found few Palestinians want their old homes now in Israel , silver
Underdog shortens the odds, Howard's way: by taking aim at Bush , usborne
Liberia's boy soldiers plan a final orgy of looting , walsh

allAfrica.com

Bush endorses asylum for Taylor in Nigeria, says Obasanjo's a world leader , Lohor
Who wants Charles Taylor? ,Uzuakpundu

Haaretz

Security forces apprehend IRA bomb expert in West Bank , harel
10% of Palestinian refugees would want to use right of return , haaretz
When killing becomes routine , levy

Readings

Committee to focus on FAA search for Texas Democrats , ap
Rumsfeld Ignoring Guerrilla War in Iraq , Hackworth

Boston Globe

Seeking refuge from heat in Iraq , Barry
Belgian government drops war crimes law , Lannin
Balance of power shifts at labor bargaining table , Stein
Americorps programs face budget ax , Roche
After tour, Africa awaits Bush action , Donnelly
Dean, Kerry showdown looms , Johnson

Chicago Sun Times

Does your car have a 'black box' recorder? , Fordahl
Africa cannot be used as terrorism base, Bush insists , Raum

Chicago Tribune

Iranian group on terrorist list has pull in D.C. , Witt
Kurdish agitation threatens calm in Iraq's north region , Dorning
Duped by Bush , LeGear
Finish Iraq first , Sulkin

Los Angeles Times

IRAQGATE: White House Knew Niger Uranium Story False Before Oct. '02 Address , Miller
US Occupation of Iraq “Turning Into A Disaster” , LATimes

San Francisco Chronicle

Schwarzenneger's new role , sfc
Never underestimate Arnold , sfc
A home, a family and still away at war , Ryan

Christian Science Monitor

Iraq takes key step to self-rule , Peterson
Political arc of a faulty prewar claim , Marlantes

San Diego Union Tribune

How Long Can the US Stay in Iraq? , Sanders

Reuters

Iraq council meets amid Qaeda claims & bomb blast , Hauser
Analysis: Seeking structure for Mideast security , Taylor

The Globe And Mail

Americans concerned about media behemoths, poll shows , ap
U.S. judge: Violent-game law stifles speech , bowman
Lawyer for terror suspect says U.S. conducting show trial , ap

CBS

Just Call Him Old Stonewall , Meyer

Canada.com

Iranian government will investigate death of Montreal photojournalist , Wyatt
Clinton pushes for NATO role in Iraq while Chretien warm to idea , Ward
Jimmy Carter calls for 'modest' American involvement in Liberia , cp

The Herald

Blair fights his mother of all battles , Summers
Blair's US challenge , ed
Striking balance between civil liberties and terrorism fears , Ross

The Scotsman

Blair's Pollster Warns he is Losing Public's Trust , Brady

Sydney Morning Herald

Former Aussie PM Lashes Out At Howard For His "Slavish" Support of US , Seccombe&Burke
The Enemy Of Our Friend, The US, Is Not Necessarily Our Enemy , Fraser
Private Lynch, Symbol Of A Fictitious War , Knox
CIA Vetoed Niger Claim In Earlier Bush Speech , Pincus&Allen&Daley
Indian Woman Made To Dance For US Visa , DPA

New Zealand Herald

20 falsehoods about the Iraq war , Rangwala + Whitaker

Dawn

Saddam had a strategy , Klurfeld
WMDgate to haunt Bush , Haider
Blair 'seeking support' to tackle failed states , afp
Belgian govt changes war crimes law , dpa
India not to send troops to Iraq , afp
The French example , ed

Common Dreams

Pentagon Civilians' Lack of Planning Contributed to Chaos in Iraq , Landay+ Strobel
The Two Faces of George Bush in Africa... , Mokhiber/Weissman:
Analysis: Anatomy of a Quack-Mire , Lobe
Muslims Warn Anger Mounting Over Iraq Occupation , Trotta

Z-Net

Shocking New York Times Revelation: Democracy Requires A Level Playing Fiels , Paul Street
Adjusting to Empire , Yiffat Susskind
Wish You Were Here , Robert McRuer
Where Is The Apology for Slavery?, Derrck Z. Jackson
What's Behind Liberia's Crisis: How Washington Set the Stage For War , Lee Sustar

Sunday, July 13, 2003

Washington Post

Can We Help Iraqi Schools To Achieve Respect for Diversity And Individual Freedoms When We Have Yet To Achieve Such Respect In Our Own Schools? , zimmerman
Tenet Got Iraq Uranium Deception Out Of Bush Speech Four Months Prior To His Deceptive State Of The Union Speech , wp
Bush Mum On State Of Preparation For Bioterrorism Attack , ed
Dems Target Bush On Medicare , wp
Dean, Kerry On Collision Course , wp

New York Times

Chef Bush Serves Up Cooked Evidence From The Waffle House , dowd
Bush Officials Say His Lie About Iraq Was "Technically Correct" , ap
Bush Strategies In Both Iraq, Afghanistan Failing , rhode
Artists In New York City Show Don't Like Bush , rich
Under Bush, The Rich Get Richer, Our Foreign Aid Contribution Goes Down, And African Countries Grow Hungry And Die , bearak

Observer

Blair ignored CIA weapons warning , ahmed
No more fudges: A WMD inquiry is imperative now , ed
The Niger mess endangers Bush/Blair friendship , beaumont+helmore
Even in Africa, Bush can't avoid Iraq , carroll
Outrage at US plan to mortgage Iraqi oil , islam
Time to take the hawks at their word , barnes
Blair's victory tour turning into assault course , rawnsley
Left must confront 'infantilist individualism' , hutton

Independent

Bush bullish on Aids and trade, but resists appeal from Liberia , walsh
Straw defends UK intelligence in row over Saddam's uranium , buncombe
Blair seeks new powers to attack rogue states , mcsith+dillon
War widow: 'I don't believe Mr. Blair should get away with it' , carrell
What would Bush do if UK held Americans on the Isle of Wight? , campbell
We need facts, not dossiers , neville-jones

Haaretz

Gary Bauer promises Israeli right that Bush will be forced to change course , rosner

Sunday Herald

The war that just won't end: the hunt goes on in Afghanistan , Meo
Niger and Iraq: the war's biggest lie? , Mackay
Blair rethink on weapons inquiry , Cusick
Blair entering dangerous political territory , Cusick
Blair's A Weapon Of Mass Deception , MacWhirter
Little prospect of justice for the British suspects in Camp X-Ray , Royle
Van with depleted uranium stolen , Mackay
Africa gets a new best friend , McKeone
Sharp rise in whale deaths leads to call for sonar ban , Crichton

Miami Herald

Lack of planning contributed to chaos in Iraq , LANDAY+STROBEL
U.S. report on 9/11 to be 'explosive' , Davies

Kansas City Star

Army report leaves families with questions , Montgomery

allAfrica.com

Beyond Bush's Rhetorics On Africa , Faokunla
Mr Bush is Here But ... , ed
No Beating About the Bush , ed

Madison Capital Times

Wis. seeks high court pledge rule, Joins 48 other states asking clarity on 'God' , mct
Congress has duty to check president , ed
War on drugs turns into an atrocity, Zweifel

Boston Globe

Audition for Dean , ed.
Bush Billed US in Campaign Trips , Meckler
Bush Ups Attack on Medical Marijuana , Holland
When We Won't Need Affirmative Action , Crossen

Chicago Sun Times

FAA Did Texas Gop Legislators' Political Dirty Work , AP
Injured Pvt. Lynch Expected Home From Hospital This Month , Barker
WTO Deals Blow to Bush Steel Tariffs , Koppel
Army of $1 Billion Recruits? , Johnson
Iraq on Cusp of Interim Government , Spolar

Chicago Tribune

Weak Iraq Oil Output Hinders Reconstruction , Banerjee
Iran Again Accused of Meddling , Schodolski
`Family Secret on Capitol Hill , Neuman

Los Angeles Times

Tenet Takes Fall But Story Conficts With White House Version , Miller
Dems Take Offensive On Iraq , Hook
Cal Unemployment At 6.7% , Hirsch

CD News

War's Cost Brings Democratic Anger , Firestone + Shanker
Nadar Urges Dems. to Back Kucinich , Diemer
Corporate America Eyes Toddler Consumer Market , Hays

Toronto Star

Bush Overplayed Sadam, Al Qaeda Ties, Analysts Say, Rijn
PM Downplays Rift With Bush, Contenta
Bush's Sea of Lies, Siddioui
Patriot Whistle blower part two, Hurst
Zimbabwe Question Tops Agenda, O'Reilly
Hasten Iraqi Self Rule, ed
The Puzzle that is George W. Bush, Anderson
Why No Apology for Slavery?, McQuaig

The Globe And Mail

Canadians vote Bush least-liked president , mc carthy
How NAFTA fared in the Loewen ruling , ed
B.C. labs could face takeover by U.S. , matas
Stowaway found on Bush's press jet , reuters
Bush blames own spies for Iraq uranium claims , koring
NAFTA dealt blow by WTO ruling , mc kenna

Dawn

Fallujah elders issue call for resistance: Support for council sought , afp
Anatomy of the US-led quagmire forming in Iraq , Lobe
Nato unlikely to play big role in Iraq , Richburg
Koreas fail to agree on talks over nuke crisis , afp
Suicide bombing un-Islamic: Al-Azhar , afp
Iraq: intelligence hoax , ed
Our deeply flawed Afghan policy , Shah
Haunted by the past , Khan
Secularism in the dock , Ahmed

Sydney Morning Herald

Bush Shielded As CIA Takes Nuclear Claims Fallout , Mikkelson
Aussie PM Not Telling The Truth , Sun-Herald
Gung Ho Howard Lets Spooks Take The Rap , Grattan
Israel Threatens Arafat With Expulsion , SMH

TomPaine

Selling Out Security , Brian
Bush's Moral Center Is A "Bottomless Void" , Carroll
The Bush Anti-information Administration , Blow
Take On The News: Your Overtime Pay Threatened By GOP, Plus A Definitive Takedown of Joe Lieberman , TomPaine

Village Voice

Supreme Court Ruling on UM Law School Admission Policy Ignored Some Revealing Numbers , Hentoff

Talking Points Memo

Were There Actually Two Reports Denying Niger Uranium Went To Iraq? , Marshall

The American Reporter

Waist-deep in Iraq quagmire, Bush presses on , Holhut

World Socialist Web Site

US Convenes Iraqi Council with Aim of Grabbing Oil , Vann
Iranian Asylum Seeker Sews Eyes, Ears, Mouth Shut in Protest , Thompson
Studies Reveal Significant Levels of Depression, Inadequate Care in the US , Laurier

Saturday, July 12, 2003

Washington Post

Bush Numbers Go Down UnderTrifecta Of Bad News: Uranium Lie, 9/11 Stalling, Iraq Chaos , wp
No Happy Talk This Week As Reality Catches Up With Bush , king
Slowdowns By Bush Defense And Justice Departments Put 9/11 Commission Under Deadline Pressure , ed
With Polls Going Against Dems On National Defense, Perhaps They Should Consider A General , foer
Like Bush, Justice Thomas Says One Thing, Does The Opposite , goodman

New York Times

Bush Knew Months Before Speech That Iraq-Uranium Info Was Doubtful. Dems Say Bush, Not Tenet Was Responsible For What Was In Speech , ap
Iraq-Uranium Info Was 'Pretty Well Discredited Long Before" Bush Gave Speech , ed
Bush Doesn't Get It, Africa's First Need Is Democracy, Not Aid , onyangoobbo

Readings

FBI director Tenet falls on his sword re bogus Iraq nuclear claims by Bush , AP
Media ignore Bush rivals' positions; focus only on whose raising how much campaign $$ , FAIR
Bush Sets Himself up for Another Embarassment , Novak
Bill Buckley Says No to Nation-Building in Liberia , Buckley
Pat Robertson says Leave my buddy Charles Taylor Alone! , AP
Big shots worry deflation may be in our economic future, Reese
Rice's damage-control and fancy footwork ignores the question: Did Bush knowingly lie to take us into war? , Conason

Guardian

CIA chief takes rap for Bush's false war claim , goldenberg+norton+taylor
Uranium claims pose new threat to Blair , ed
White House turns on CIA over uranium claim , norton-taylor
Political realism doesn't mean we ditch our dreams , lula da silva

Independent

Revealed: first dossier also dodgy , sengupta
Did CIA warn UK to drop Niger claim? , buncombe+russell
Blair to challenge Bush over Britons held at Camp Delta , russell
Liberia's war victims wait for George Bush to make up his mind , walsh

San Francisco Chronicle

A recall? No sweat , sfc
A culture icon bites the dust , Morford
As stimulating as tax cuts--a living wage , Ryan
If Savage had ratings like Sponge Bob Squarepants, would he still be on MSNBC? , Carroll

Madison Capital Times

Policing politics, ed
War on drugs turns into an atrocity, Zweifel

Boston Globe

Ambushes Kill 2 US Soldiers in Iraq , Barry
Democrats Rip Bush on Handling of Iraq , Kornblut + Mobley
Give Rumsfeld And Wolfowitz the Boot , Greenway
Iraq Spending Seen Adding to Deficit , Bender
The Handoff to Iraqis , ed
Unkept Promises on AIDS , Dodson

Chicago Sun Times

As Bush Visits Botswana, Congress Cuts $15 Billion AIDS Plan , Raum
How Will We Know What Victory Looks Like in Iraq? , Steinberg
18 U.S. Firms Searched in Investigation of Arms for Iran , AP

Chicago Tribune

Powell Insists Bush Team Didn't Mislead America , Kemper
Bush Says `Security Issues' Hinder U.S. , Goering
Activists Fear Bush Will Break AIDS Pledge , Zuckman
Rumor Mill Grinds Up Truth in Iraq , Goering

Common Dreams News

Bush Tries to Deflect Blame for Flawed Iraq Nuclear Claim , afp
Muslims Warn Anger Mounting Over Iraq Occupation , Trotta
Democrats, Unions Blast GOP as House Backs Bush Rules on Overtime , Fram
Bush And Rice Say CIA Cleared Bush's State of the Union Speech , Raum
Dems: Iraq Analogous to Vietnam , Povich
'Major Combat' in Iraq May be Over, But the Dying Continues. So Does the Dread Larry Syverson Confronts Knowing His Sons Are Still There , Pollak

Toronto Star

Bush Admits Iraq Security an Issue, Harper

The Globe And Mail

CIA erred in Iraq nuclear allegations: director , solomon
Blame America for conflict in Liberia, too , kaplan
MDs balk at dispensing marijuana , laghi
U.S. economy watchers get stimulating new tool , little

Canada.com

White House blames CIA as furore grows over bogus nuclear claim against Iraq , Gorham
Canada tightens protection against mad cow disease , Cryderman
Female suicide bombers spread wave of terror across Russian capital , Boswell

allAfrica.com

On George Bush's Summer Visit , Nwafor
Bush Arrives As Nigerian Oil Reserves Climb , Lohor+ Okocha+Isiekwenagbu
Don't Cut deal On Liberia With Taylor , Cobb Jr.
Bush Should Condemn Police Brutality , HRW
Trafficking Nightmare for Children , Pannell
Mother With HIV Asks Bush to Help , Nakazibwe+Bakyawa
Uganda: President Bush, While in Africa Consider the DRC , Amnesty International

Middle East Times

Turks Want Apology for US Detention of their Troops , Jones

Asia Times

Spy vs Spy on WMDs , Erikson
Bremer a Quick Study in Colony Building , Escobar

Middle East Times

Turks Want Apology for US Detention of their Troops , Jones

Dawn

Iraqi arms posed no threat: expert , afp
Powell hints at poor response to US plea: Foreign troops , afp
Delhi under pressure to abandon plans: Troops for Iraq , Devraj
US forces unable to tell friend from foe , Trotta
Ban fails to dampen Iranian protesters' enthusiasm , Motahari
US Muslims feel targeted by post-9/11 business policies , Sheridan
Thinking the unthinkable , Husain

Sydney Morning Herald

North Korea: A Time Bomb , McDonald
Should Be A Lovely War (with North Korea) , Carlton
High Stakes On The High Seas In Korean Blockade , Kremmer
Chirac Accused Of Making Deal With Serbian Mass Murderer, Evidence Probably Supplied To UN War Crimes Court By US Or UK , Evans-Pritchard
Leaders Still Myopically In Thrall To Sultans Of Spin , Seccombe
Heads Should Roll - But They Won't , Snow
Dodgy Intelligence: Who Knew What And When , SMH
Bush, Rice Say CIA Cleared SOTU Speech , AP
US Troops In Iraq Suffer From Low Morale , O'Loughlin
Chirac Accused Of Making Deal With Serb War Criminal, Evidence Probably Supplied By US Or UK , Evans-P Trial And Terror , Wilkinson
Australian Father Wants Fair Trial For His Son , Debelle
When Lawyers Abandon Justice , Horin

TomPaine

Our Troops Need Assistance, Not Isolation , Robert C. Byrd
Beyond Affirmative Action , Crenshaw
Take On The News , TomPaine

The Progressive

Nuking The Filibuster , Rothschild

The New Yorker

Under Iraq , Davidson+Cassidy
Africa Calling , Gourevitch

Now

A Justice for All?The Pryor nomination, Moyers
Larry Klayman on Cheney Energy Lawsuit , Moyers

American Prospect

Why Medicare Legislation Could Become a New Missouri Compromise , Meyerson

History News Network

Highlights of Truman's Hidden Diary , hnn

World Socialist Web Site

The Political Economy of American Militarism , Beams
Mounting Casualties, Iraqi Resistance Take Toll on US Troops , Martin
One Week in America: Workplace Shootings, Murder-Suicides, Killing Spree Plot , Randall

Counterpunch

Echoes of Vietnam: An Iraq war & occupation glossary , lindorff
Occupation: The coin of empire is always bought dear , hallinan

Z-Net

Bagdad's New Blogger , Paul Woodward
Africa and the Warlord; Global protest did help poor countries over drugs and Aids. But the counterattack has begun , Saskia Sassen
Bush in Africa , Mokhiber and Weissman
Mini-War Against Iraq Prior to 9/11 May Explain Why U.S. Targeted The Country , Leopold

Friday, July 11, 2003

Washington Post

Months Before Bush Speech, CIA Warned About Iraq Uranium Info. Powell Refused To Use Info In UN Speech , wp
Bush Numbers Go Down Under Trifecta Of Bad News: Uranium Lies, 9/11 Stalling, And Iraq Chaos , dionne
Bush Uses Bad Science To Avoid Global Warming Responsibility , anderson
No U.S. Troops To Liberia, We're Streatched Too Thin , wp
Kerry Says Bush Failure In Iraq Could Undermine Global War On Terrorism , wp
Bush Has "Worst Jobs Record" Since Hoover: Kerry , wp
Bush Failure To Act On Destroying Russian WMD From Terrorists Gives Lie His Jawboning , ed
"We Are Paying The Price For Demonizing Specialists Who Knew The Arab World" , ignatius
AMA Orwellian Spin Against Malpractice Protections Not Convincing , kinsley
Bush Gave $1.4 Million In Bonuses To His Political Appointees Last Year , wp
GOP House Votes For Bush Plan To Save Money For Corporations By Taking Millions Of Workers Out Of Overtime Pool, Weakening Management Oversight , wp

New York Times

Bush's Plans For Africa Will Make Things Worse , benbrook
Bush Subsidies To Richest 10% U.S. Cotton Farmers ($3 Billion) Help Keep Millions Of Africans Out Of Markets , toure
Bush Wants To "Improve" Head Start By Undermining It , ed
Bush Strategy To Muddy Economic Waters By Having Gvt. Report Non-Compatible Data Appears To Be Working , nyt
Jobless Claims For Benefits Reach 1983 (Reagan) High , nyt
Dems See Huge Cost Of Iraq War ($4 Billion/Month) Greatly Adding To Bush Tax Cut And Spend Deficit , nyt
Bush-Backing Employers Unite To Weaken Workers Through Concessions , nyt
GOP House Panel Votes To Weaken Policing Of Wall Street , nyt
Senate Med Malpractice Debate In '04 Will Be Edwards Vs. Frist , nyt
Recalling Davis Is No Solution To California's Budget Problems , ed
With AIDs, China Must Learn The SARS Lesson, Fight Disease, Not Sufferers , ed

Readings

Iraqi families live in fear as U.S. patrols drag men, women and children from homes , McGrory
In 9/11 probe, Bush admin stonewalls and stalls; watchers intimidate witnesses , Cocco
A Nation That Closes its Eyes is Sure to Stumble Somtimes , Depreist
In others' words: quotes by and about Dubya from various sources, Lyons
Someone's finally admitting it! Iraq coalition partner Poland's foreign minister: access to Iraq's oilfields "is our ultimate objective", Floyd

Guardian

The UK businessmen trapped in Guantanamo , dodd
Follow the law, Blair tells Bush , watt
Blair 'oversold' Iraq threat , white+norton-taylor
Why we were sold only one reason to go to war in Iraq , woollacott
Bush tries to placate waverers at home , younge
Power cuts and lost jobs stir anti-US anger , steele+howard

Independent

Row over conflict's legality as Blair retreats , grice+morris+russell
Powell: Niger evidence too weak for UN presentation , buncombe+sengupta
Opponents try to oust California Governor , buncombe
Tehran deploys Islamic vigilantes to attack protesters , mcdowall

Haaretz

Arafat tells envoy: Abbas is a traitor , regular+harel+benn
Sharon to meet Bush in U.S. in a few weeks for talks on road map , benn

allAfrica.com

Protests Fizzle Out Amid Tight Security , Radebe
Bush Evokes Mixed Reactions On SA Visit , sapa
Bush Shocks MDC , Musengeyi
Activists Push for Increased Access to HIV/Aids Drugs , UN
Mandela Ignores Bush Visit , ed
Bush Putting Up a Facade , Ndoro

San Francisco Chronicle

Bush escalates marijuana war/Supreme Court asked to sanction doctors who recommend pot , sfc
Iraq's goods and bads , sfc
California GOP strongly endorses recall , sfc
Vulnerble nation , ed
Unending war raises Iraq toll , ed
What's the exit strategy? , Rosen
An open letter to Michael Savage, victim , Nakao

Los Angeles Times

Bush Needs To Take Lead In “Jump Starting” 9-11 Commission , LA Times
Senate Passes Boxer Amendment Ending Foreign Family Planning Assistance Gag Rule On Abortion , AP
GOP Blocks Low Income Tax Credit Bill , Hook
Ann Coulter’s “Treason” Ignores The Truth In Canonizing Joe McCarthy , Pinkerton
WMD Lies Con’t: Rumsfeld Now Contends Iraqi Decision Based On Old Evidence of WMD “Reinterpreted” After 9-11 , Schrader

Christian Science Monitor

Nader on Presidential Politics , Savides & Broman-Worthington
Aid groups in Iraq also under attack , Begos
Risks to Bush of foreign focus , Marlantes
US force nears limit of its global stretch , Grier & Bowers
War under false pretenses? , Schorr
US creates African enemies where none were before , Gutelius

Boston Globe

Report Details What Led to Iraq Ambush , Jelinek
Negligence in Afghanistan , ed.
Rich Grow Richer Dept.: Halliburton Unit Expand$War-Repair Role , Glain + Schlesinger
Marine Hoped to Aid Postwar Iraq , Dube
Justices' Opinion Gap , Goodman
Abortion Fight Waged on La. License Plates , Sayre
Early-Morning Gamble by Dean Aides Made Him the Insurgent to Beat , Johnson
Democrats in Senate Block Malpractice Bill , Barnard
Food Stamp Push Pays Off as Enrollment Increases , Abel

Chicago Sun Times

Suburban Man Spied for Iraq, Feds Charge , Warmbir + Golab + Sweet
We Won't Overextend Troops': Bush , Raum
Daley Holds Out Hope of Gay Set-Asides If Past Bias Can be Proven , Spielman
Teen Apologizes for Damage to Mosque , Rozek

Chicago Tribune

Iraq Queries Stifle President's Agenda , Kemper
Open Up to the Sept. 11 Probe , ed.
Questioning the Case for War , ed.
U.S. Military Advisers See Conflict's Grim Cost , McKenzie
U.S. Told to Improve Global Image , Arnold
Troops Face Indefinite Stay , Shanker

Madison Capital Times

Time's ripe for reform, ed
Was war based on a lie? Ask Cheney, Nichols
Veto to save farmers' tax credits, GOP plan said to be tax hike, mct

Toronto Star

Look At Canada To See The Ugly Truth Of Media Consolidation By Corporations, Zerbisias
False Nuclear Report Dogs Bush, Harper

The Globe And Mail

A made-in-America Middle East , herzog
U.S. alters reason for war on Iraq , boyd
MDs will dispense marijuana , laghi
B.C. police doubt tourists beaten because they're American , cp
Pakistani terror suspect sues U.S. government , ap
Canadians troops in Kabul opt for green uniforms , leblanc

Sydney Morning Herald

Australian Officials Knew Of Dodgy Iraq File , Riley&Skehan
Australia Steps Toward Stopping North Korean Ships , Allard&Banham
Realism In Biotechnology - Or How To Stop Worrying And Learn To Love Playing God , Malik

The Herald

Blair presses US to repatriate Guantanamo Bay Britons , MacLeod
Prime minister stands firm in war of words , MacLeod
Committee wants to hear from suspected mole , Settle
Britons face travesty of justice in US military tribunal , ed
Faith fails the new improved Blair , Rowat

Dawn

Democrats call for investigation: Bush claim on WMDs , Dawn
Bush evasive on WMD charges , Lobe
US president gets the cold shoulder in Africa , Milbank+Wax
Army report demolishes 'heroic' tale , Dawn
Thousands defy police near Tehran University , app/afp
The empty chair club , Aijazuddin

Asia Times

Washington's Legalised Looting of Iraq , Renner
Afghan Mob Ransacks Pakistani Embassy in Kabul , Najibullah

Scoop

Bush Had Iraq in His Sights Before 9/11 , Leopold

Al Bawaba

Iraqi Guerilla Group Warns Iraqis against Cooperating with US , Al Bawaba

Baku Today

Turkey Upset over US Detention of Turkish Troops in Iraq , Zaman

In These Times

A century after Orwell’s birth, reality overtakes his classic , Lovato
Laws of Empire , Moberg

TomPaine

Hawk's Say The Darndest Things , Engler
Bush Africa Policy: It's A Trip , Booker
All Spin All The Time , Baker
Leaving Headstart Behind , Boots&Ewen
The Recall's Siver Lining , Huffington
War, Gay Rights And Medicare: Public Opinion Watch , Teixeira

American Prospect

True Lies. Why the president's story on Iraq is starting to unravel , Tomasky
The Republican Party is still a haven for bigots , Meyerson
Bush Administration Wants to Slash Head Start - Secretly , Markowitz
Weakest Link - Bush Will be Vulnerable on Economy , Kuttner

Common Dreams

Bush in Africa: Compassionate Protectionism?. , Weisbrot
An "Aberration" Responds to the DLC's Attack on Progressives. , Vigileos
In the Transatlantic Food Fight, Europe Tells US "Bring 'Em On". , Doiron
Our Gift to Iraq: Depleted Uranium. , Kennedy
Bush And the Damage Done: Presidential Hopefuls Must Articulate a New Foreign Policy. , Martin
The Parallel That Wasn't: John Marshall And Kofi Annan. , DeLespinasse
End U.S. Occupation Now. , Targ
Why the CEO in Chief Needs an Audit. , Cohen
What's the Exit Strategy?. , Rosen
If One War 'Fact' on Iraq is False, What of Others?. , Bookman
A Call for International Assistance, Not Isolation. , Byrd
Planned Parenthood: Bush Hiv/Aids Initiative is Disastrous Public Health Policy , Sherk
NARAL Pro-Choice America Praises Senate for Overturning Bush's Global Gag Rule , Backus + Bagocius

World Socialist Web Site

BBC Was Most Pro-War of British Networks , Stevens
Guantanamo: Bush Picks Six for Drumhead Trials, Possible Execution , Vann
The Wall Street Journal And the Occupation of Iraq , Conachy

Z-Net

The Iron Wall of Fear , Mitchell Plitnick
A Dark Independence Day for Paul Street Historians: PBS's Pathetic Panel , source
Politics Of Money , Norman Solomon
The Niger Connection Con: How the Bushies Used the Brits , Dennis Hans
Bush in Africa: Compassionate Protectionism?, Mark Weisbrot

Thursday, July 10, 2003

Readings

New Palast Weblog Begins With A Bang: "Former Texas Lt. Governor Ben Barnes appears to have made lucrative use of his knowledge of our President’s slithering out of the draft as a lever to obtain a multi-billion dollar contract for a client." , palast
Bremer Wants to Privatise Oil before a New Iraqi Government is Formed , Reuters
Bush's Visit to Africa to Focus on Oil & Gas Supplies , OGJ
How far will Bush go to hang onto power in 2004? , Rall
For average Iraqis, U.S. occupation probably worse than Saddam's rule , Reese
U.S. Diplomat: Bush admin twisted truth about WMD: "...what else are they lying about?" , Scheer

New York Times

Bush Ignores Question About State Of The Union Iraq Uranium Lie , nyt
Rumsfeld Admits Iraq Costs $4 Billion A Month, Not $2 Billion , nyt
Bush Needs A Realistic And Workable Recovery Plan For Iraq , ed
In Spite Of Words, Bush GOP Fighting To Leave Poor Kids Behind , nyt
Dems Design Agenda To Hold Hispanic Support , nyt
Canada Will Allow Pot For Medical Use , nyt

Washington Post

CEO Bush Used Flawed Plan And Appalling Incompetence, Should Be Audited , cohen
Africans Are Giving Bush A Chilly Reception , wp
As Afghanistan Grows Into Narco-Mafia State, Democracy Dies, wp
Protests Continue In Hong Kong, Free Elections Demanded , wp
DEMs Press To Move Left , wp
DEM Candidate Edwards Attacks Abuse Of Stock Options To Hide Corporate Costs , wp

Guardian

Former Bush spook says White House 'lied about Saddam threat' , borger
Rumsfeld shifts stance on Iraq weapons , borger
Straw will not defend our citizens: Britons shot by Israel, tried in secret by US with impunity , hunt
Butcher's bill comes due for Serbian 'Scorpions' , traynor
Schröder cancels Italian holiday over Berlusconi jibes , hooper+aris

Independent

Blair stonewalls on the Niger connection , buncombe+russell
Row over WMDs threatens to turn Iraq into a liability for Bush , cornwell
US in Palestinian crisis talks , lawless
Are peacekeepers a force for good? , stuart

Haaretz

Bush's Right Stuff: can it save Abbas and peace? , burston

allAfrica.com

Bush Should Do the Right Thing in Africa , Fleischman

Boston Globe

Can Bush Get Reelected? , Kuttner
US Repeats Vietnam-Era Arrogance , Jackson
Nuclear Untruth , ed
British Columbia Approves Gay, Lesbian Marriages , Nickerson
Good Deeds And Watered-Down Heroism , Lehigh
Iranian Dissidents Say New Nuclear Site Created , Mohammed
Kerry Campaign Opts to Pick Up Pace in Fall , Johnson
Lack of Biodefense Experts Puts US at Risk, Study Says , Fox
Alleged Iraqi Intelligence Agent Arrested in Chicago , Robinson
Prime Minister Quits Fatah Panel , Ephron

Chicago Sun Times

Oak Lawn Man Accused of Aiding Saddam , Warmbir
Alderman: Extend City Rules to Gays , Spielman
Sept. 11 Panel Complains About Lack of Cooperation , Arnold
Affirmative Action Serves Everyone, Not Just a Select Few , Moseley-Braun

Chicago Tribune

Was Uranium Claim Part of Pattern of Deception? , Hedges, Zuckman+ Zeleny
Lack of Protection for Iraqi Partners Erodes Faith in U.S. , Torriero + Goering
Mistrust Mars Drafting of Afghanistan Constitution , Gezari
Another Italy Remark Leaves Germany Offended , Winfield
UN Nuclear Chief Predicts Inspections in Iran , tns
Iraqi Linked to Atta in U.S. Custody , tns
Lawmakers Complain of Presidential Snub , Povich
Why the Secrecy on O'Hare? , ed
Our Troops Still in Iraq Are Repeating History , Milord
Maligning Israel , Tcath

Los Angeles Times

9-11 Commission Chairman Objects To Bush Administration Foot Dragging and Intimidation of Witnesses , Miller
Senate Panel Scolds Media Conglomerate For Dixie Chicks Ban , Sanders
Cal GOP Proposes Balancing State Budget By Eliminating Environmental Agency, Slashing Education and Health Care , Halper & Weiss

San Francisco Chronicle

California GOP proposes poor pay more for health care , sfc
Bush's Dr. Strangelove nuclear policy , sfc
Bush's mini-nukes spell nothing but trouble , sfc
9/11 probers complain of delays , sfc
Fallout from the Supremes anti-sodomy decision , Carroll

Christian Science Monitor

Iraqis grapple with post-war radioactivity , Peterson
Better UN than US administering Iraq , Cobban
Blair-BBC row deepens in Britain , Rice-Oxley
Key US partners clash while Taliban regroups , Tohid

The Globe And Mail

Indonesia warned U.S. about bin Laden in 1998 , ap
Ottawa's pot grower will supply patients , lunman/laghi
Lonely Toronto seeking U.S. tourists , barber
Campbell urges premiers to lobby U.S. , morris

Toronto Star

Bush Dealt Double Setback Over Iraq, Harper
U.S. Magazine Looks North for Al Qaeda Links, Shepard
Heed Africa's Agenda, ed
Misssionary Zeal Propels Bush on African Safari, Gwyn

Sydney Morning Herald

Test Blasts In North Korea , Riley&Allard
US Backs Down On Representative Council In Iraq , O'Loughlin
Answers Are As Elusive As The Weapons , FitzSimmons
Genetic Agriculture Designed To Feed The Rich, Not The World , Scrinis
Now There's Someone Watching Big Brother , Varghese

The Herald

The Wrong Leader at the Wrong Time , Ferguson
Concern over fair trial for al Qaeda suspects , Settle
BBC rebuffs question over Iraq row source , Settle

Dawn

Bush ducks questions on false Iraq intelligence , afp
Rumsfeld favours French, German troops for Iraq , afp
Over 6,000 died in Iraq , Reuters
Iraq situation: US troops may face Somalia-like chaos , Lyon
Iraq's post-war predicament , Ahmed
Iran shows muscle despite N-furore , Reuters

Asia Times

Afghanistan: Kabul Hopes to Disarm Warlords , Najibullah

Scoop

More on the Forged Uranium Documents , Hans

Working for Change

Punish leakers of classified documents severely, says CIA veteran , Berkowitz

TomPaine

The Insiders Are Coming Out , Pitt
Narrowing Broadcasting , Chester
Where Are The Neocons On Liberia? , Flynn&Lobe
DLC Assures Corporate Sponsors That They Remain 'Middle Of The Road' , Borosage
Take On The News , TP

The Progressive

Tyson's Unfair Fight , Rothschild

Village Voice

Big Brother Gets A Brain , Shachtman
Making Enemies: Ashcroft Detentions Foster Prejudice And Discrimination , Pyne
Tell The Feds If You Know An Illegal Alien In NYC , Solomon
Liberia: Ripe For Colonizing? , Ridgeway
EPA Opens The Door To Testing Bug Killers On Humans , Tracy

Talking Points Memo

Administration Still Spinning The Niger Story , Marshall

Z-Net

African Americans & the Reality of Joblessness , Carl Bloice; Left Margin
Concealing Guns?: the Ironies of Minnesota's Concealed Carry Law , Brian Forrest
Africa: Markets=Famine , Yves Engler
What A Fraud!: Washington's "Compromise On Medicare" , Lee Sustar; Socialist Worker
Manufactured Controversies , David Edwards; Media Lens

Wednesday, July 9, 2003

Readings

Attempting objectivity, Media gave Bush free ride on Iraq invasion, Cunningham, CJR
Can Dean broaden his appeal? Does he need to? Cocco
Bush pockets $16K from his tax scam, er, cut; Cheney gets whopping $104K Hightower
Bush career proves that US is truly land of opportunity , stasi

New York Times

State Dept. Warned UN Bush Iraq-Uranium Charge Could Not Be Confirmed (We Were Left In The Dark.) , nyt
White House Spins Bush Iraq-Uranium Statements As Based Upon "Incomplete And Perhaps Inaccurate Information" , nyt
9/11 Investigation Is Being Intimadated By Bush , ed
9/11 Panel Accuses Bush Ex. Branch Of Slowing Down Probe , nyt
Ex-Lt.Colonel Kicked Out For Being Gay Attacks "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" In Court , nyt
Senate DEMs Lay Down Lines Against Bush Attempt To Weaken Medicare , nyt
DEMs Attack Bush Plan To Weaken Malpractice Protections , nyt
GOP Foes Claim Enough Signatures For Gov. Davis Recall In Calif. , nyt
Court Blocks White House Effort To Keep Cheney Energy Files Secret , nyt

Washington Post

Bush "Recantation" Of Claim Against Iraq Draws Calls For Probe , wp
Bush Promises Palestinians Small, "Symbolic" Aid Package. (Israel Ranks #1 In U.s. Foreign Aid.) , wp
Bush Pledges To Be "Involved" In African Crisis , wp
Bush Announcement Of Medicare Success Just As Premature As His Fly-Boy Announcement About Iraq , broder
U.S. Underreporting Iraqi Attacks On American Soldiers , wp
War On Drugs In One Michigan City Has Not Defeated Drugs, But It Has Citizens' Sense Of Justice On The Ropes , moskos

Guardian

BBC rejects deal on naming dossier source , norton-taylor+wintour+wells
Britain must challenge American lawlessness , ed
Kill looters, urges American archaeologist , kennedy
Afghan jails taken over by warlords , mccarthy
Shia u-turn boosts US Iraqi council plan , steele+whitaker
UK pours secret aid into Colombian drug war , pallister+brodzinksy+bowcott

Independent

Blair under fire as White House rejects claim that Iraq tried to buy uranium , russell+buncombe
Diplomat whistleblower on falsified evidence won't go away , buncombe
Afghans ransack Pakistan embassy after border clash , mcgirk

The Herald

MoD ‘source’ raises doubts on BBC story , Settle+Summers
Second Saddam tape calls on Iraqis to oust occupying forces , Collins
Scots MPs save Blair from defeat , Settle

Haaretz

U.S. says it supports Abbas after he quits top Fatah body , harel+benn
Sharon to welcome 330 new immigrants from North America , haaretz
Don't worry about this temporary cease-fire becoming a permanent arrangement , eldar

allAfrica.com

Bush Trip: Africa Appreciates The Words, Awaiting The Deeds , Cobb Jr.
Welcome President Bush , Adujie
September 11 Attacks Put Africa On US Policy Map , Herbst + Mills

UPI

Analysis: Tort reform or defunding Dems? , Horrock

Reuters

U.S.Trade: Help or Hindrance for Africa? , Ginsberg

Madison Capital Times

Hope in the Middle East, ed
Workers with money vital to economy, Zweifel
Just being gay doesn't degrade marriage institution, Sherri Byrand

Boston Globe

For Gay Marriage , Ed
Attacks Kill 2 More U.S. Soldiers in Iraq , Krane
Blair Rebuked for Handling of Iraq , Sennott
Bush Presses Changes to Head Start , Palo
Bush's War Against Evil , Carroll
Dean May Step Up Campaign Plan , Johnson
Iran Notes 'Final Test' of Ballistic Missile , Dareini
Questions Over Turkish Presence in Iraq , Oliphant

Christian Science Monitor

Calls mount for rehabilitation of intelligence agencies , Bowers
The other battle: coming home , Tyson
Excerpts from Monitor breakfast on presidential election issues , Cook
A new warning from one who foresaw 9/11 , Hughes
Dean of Democrats , CSM

Chicago Sun Times

Charges Against War Protesters Dropped , Fuller
Jessica Lynch's Rescuer Dies in Car Crash Back at Home , Alongi
Out of Africa - the Truth About Bush , Jackson

Chicago Tribune

Families Fight to Retrieve WTC Remains From Landfill , Swanson
Dean Shakes Up the Democrats , Ed
Border Explosion, 2 Deaths Unsettle Mideast Peace Talks , Bennet
Parliament Panel Split on Case for Iraq War , Hundley
Makeover Set for Iraqi Cash , Torriero+ Goering

San Francisco Chronicle

The Madness of King George , Sorensen
AIDS relief: critics skeptical , sfc

Toronto Star

Backlash Awaits Bush in Africa, Harper
Blair 'Overstated' Iraq Claims, Contenta
Hubris Puts U.S. Soldiers in Iraq at Risk, ed
Turning a Blind Eye, Dyer

The Globe And Mail

Iran completes testing of long-range missile on eve of UN visit , hafezi

Sydney Morning Herald

Beijing Weighs Up, Then Rejects, Invasion Of North Korea , McDonald

Canada.com

Liberians swarm U.S. military experts, plead for American troops to intervene , Mckenzie
Archaeologists counting missing Iraqi artifacts say about one-tenth returned , Faramarzi
UN study: Rich countries should be asked to give more to poor nations ,ap
Nearly one gun for every American, but Europeans also heavily armed: UN study , Lederer

Dawn

Evidence against Iraq false, admits US , Iqbal
Bush in Africa armed with a carrot & stick , Dollie
Military trial of captives may annoy US allies , Lobe
Small arms still a major killer, warns UN , Deen
From the cradle to the grave , Ali
Troops for Iraq: Pakistan to wait for appropriate time, Akhlaque

Asia Times

In Iraq, 'V' Doesn't Stand for Victory , Ahrari
The West's Race toward Barbarism , Liu
Saboteurs Go for Iraq's Jugular , Recknagel

Al Bawaba

Israel Urges US to Strike Iran, Syria and Hezbollah , Al Bawaba

Counterpunch

The intelligence culture in the age of national security , landau
Getting used to the American gulag , floyd

Working for Change

George H.W. Bush favorite lays out bad news about second Bush administration , Scheer
Will Bush live up to his word on AmeriCorps? , Tucker

American Prospect

Despite Its Right-Wing U.S. Critics, the UN Often Succeeds , Pauken

Common Dreams

A Nation That Closes Its Eyes is Sure to Stumble Sometime , Depreist
Lessons of History in Iraq , Macarthur
Bring Reality On , Editorial

World Socialist Web Site

Amid Official Recovery Predictions U.S. Jobless Rate Soared in June , Vann
US, Israel Push Palestinian Prime Minister to Launch Crackdown , Marsden

Capital Hill Blue

White House Admits Bush Lied , chb

TomPaine

Bush Gives Military Lip Service Only , Army Times
The Comp Time Sting , Eisenbrey

Florida Today

Iraqi Oil Running Through Kuwait? , Cox

Talking Points Memo

Spinning Ari: Continued , Marshall

Daily KOs

What To Do In Iraq , Gilliard
Guardian UK To Launch US Edition , Gilliard

Harper's Online

Weekly Review , Hodge

Z-Net

Media: The Lying Machine, Satya Sagar
Fake Patriots: Why does the right refuse to see that US power has become a threat to our sovereignty? , George Monbiot
Anti-Empire Report , William Blum
As Neros Fiddle And Romes Burn: Whereto From Here For The WTO? , Radha D'Sousza
Discussion Points: Iran Student Protest , Jeremy Brecher
Globalization in our local economy: Our Water, their profits , Jonathan Levitt

Tuesday, July 8, 2003

Readings

More evidence that Bush misled us into war , Corn
Hoodwinked into supporting war, TNR publishes evidence of Bush deception , Goldsborough
Iraq threatens to become quagmire for "Bring 'em on" Bush, Margolis
Spinning Ari , Marshall
Remembering The Cultural Revolution , riding
Had Enough Of The Flag, Yet? , rich

Washington Post

Bush Rep Admits Iraq-Uranium Comment Should Have Been Left Out Of St. Of Union , wp
Military Situation In Iraq "is Getting Worse, Not Better" , ed
African Pundits Heckle Bush For "Safari" , wp
If Bush Wants To Stop AIDS In Africa, He Should Work To Change The Status Of Its Women , heyzer
DEMs Attack Bush On Economy , wp
Politicians Have Gotten In The Way Of Democracy, So Citizens Have Refused To Participate , raspberry
DEM Dean Finds Cash At Online Grass Roots , wp

New York Times

White House Spins Bush Iraq-Uranium Statements As Based Upon "Incomplete And Perhaps Inaccurate Information" , nyt
Ideologue Bush Cares Little For Details, So What's Wrong With Lies Or Spin? , kristof
Bush Wants To Change Head Start Into Money Source For States, Move From Social Safety Net For Poor Kids , nyt
Home Care: Quality Unmonitored, Perhaps Even Unprovided , ed
Bush Ready To Begin His War On Workers' Pensions , nyt
Is Ridge Basing Homeland Security Contracts On Politics? , ed

Times

Bush Goes On Safari To Hunt For Security, Oil , times

Guardian

Blair told: it's time to answer vital questions , white+wells
'And in conclusion, we have not come to a conclusion' , hoggart
Britain is fast becoming Bush's doormat - so why isn't the British right saying a word? , monbiot
MPs' fury at secret US trials of 'terror' Britons , watt+dodd
Blair has run out of steam - it's time for him to quit , young
African leaders to challenge Bush over 'ruinous' trade practices , carroll

Independent

Was the war illegal? Will Blair resign? , grice+russell
Fewer than half say Blair was right to invade Iraq , demetriou
MoD report pours scorn on evidence for Iraqi weapons , sengupta
Partisan House spares Bush the tough questions , cornwell
Defense of your own home is not terrorism, not even in Iraq , higgs
US call for executions infuriates Puerto Ricans , usborne
'Easter egg hunt' for WMD is abandoned , cockburn

The Herald

'The jury is still out' , MacLeod
Dark clouds still hang over No 10 , Settle
'Spooks and spinners cloud truth' , Settle
Even best intelligence information should be taken with pinch of salt , Stewart
Was public faith in Blair misplaced? , ed
When justice is threatened by secrecy , Meek

Haaretz

Road map: Don't let the hard facts get in the way , eldar
Humiliation at the checkpoints , ed

allAfrica.com

US Cannot Neglect African Stepchild , Kornegay
Welcome to Africa President Bush , Sankoh
Bush Visit: What's in It for Zimbabwe? , Zimbabwe Standard

Madison Capital Times

Query for Rumsfeld: What's Arabic for 'Vietnam'?, ed
Congress on wrong path with Medicare, Zweifel
Corporate greed endangers our sacred spaces, spiritual sites, Patrisia Gonzales & Roberto Rodriguez
Fouled up roundup, ed

Christian Science Monitor

Waiting for compensation on Baghdad's Street No. 2 , Peterson
New US priority: finding Hussein , Grier + Bowers
Dean: more flashback to McCain than e-candidate , Chinni

Newsday.com

A Familiar War Scenario , Kitman

The Globe And Mail

Mix of business with politics stirs U.S. controversy , goold

Sydney Morning Herald

People Power Forces Hong Kong Chief To Defer Security Law , McDonald
Iraqi Resistance Starts Killing Lone Targets , McLoughlin
Blair In Clear Over WMD, But Doubts Remain , Fray
BBC Sticks By Claims , AP
45-Minute WMD 'unlikely': Blix , PA
Text of House Of Commons Report On Blair WMD Evidence , House of Commons
Militants Chafe As Israelis Limit Release Of Prisoners , SMH
Genetic Researchers Bear A Social Burden , Witkowski

Dawn

Anti-Taliban operation launched , afp
India in a fix over troops to Iraq , Ramaswamy
Bush visit due, bloody riots erupt in Nigeria , afp
US move for terror trials criticized , afp
Claims and reality , ed
Their tragic plight , ed
Know thine friend , Akbar
When Musharraf came calling , Burki

TomPaine

Liberalize The Media , Bevilacqua
Take On The News , TP

Businessweek

Bush: Issues could still turn voters against the president, Harbrecht
Blacks lose ground under Bush , Crockett and Coy

The Progressive

Bush Can Be Beat , Rothschild

Counterpunch

'With stupidity even the gods struggle in vain' , blum
Fear, pain and shame in Aceh , mcculloch

The New Yorker

Oil And War: An Interview With John Cassidy , Davidson
Africa Calling , Gourevitch

Z-Net

Iraq: The Human Toll , Vuillamy
War Words , Engelhardt
Preventable Diseases Claim 11 Million Children Each Year, Stapp
Democracy in Jordan?, Faisal and Urbina

Monday, July 7, 2003

Readings

$3 Billion Deficits As Far As The Eye Can See , CBPP
Rabid right-winger Coulter reveals her role model: Sen. Joe McCarthy , Conason

San Francisco Chronicle

The Madness of King George , Sorensen
AIDS relief: critics skeptical , sfc

New York Times

How Bush Can Help Africa , ed
Bush Will Face Thorny Issues On African Trip , nyt
O'Connor Indicates She Will Remain On Supreme Court , nyt
We need A Second Civil Rights Movement , herbert
Senate Dems Will Face '04 Problems In The South , nyt
Hong Kong Delays Security Bill After Cabinet Member Quits , nyt

Washington Post

Taylor Accepts Asylum Offer, Clearing Way For U.S. Troop Deployment , wp
With Lower Birth Rate, Nation Depends Upon Immigrants To Bolster Work Force , ed
Military Experts See Specter Of Full-Blown Guerrilla War In Iraq , wp
Fox News Poll Says More Americans See The Supreme Court As "Too Liberal" Than "Too Conservative" ,
Justice O'Connor Says She Will Stay , wp
Unpopular Hong Kong Rule Derailed After Huge Protests , wp

Guardian

Heartbreaking tales from 'liberated' Iraq, Part I , vulliamy
Heartbreaking tales from 'liberated' Iraq, Part II , vulliamy
BBC governors go to the mattresses over dodgy dossier , ashley+white+wells
BBC defends something more important than the fate of one politician , preston
Experts grow more sceptical about extent of threat posed by Saddam , mcaskill+norton-taylor
One stark truth: Blair was wrong and must admit it now , ashley

Independent

Shooting of US soldier marks escalation of resistance , cockburn
Saddam 'destroyed weapons in 1990s' , lashmar
BBC on collision course with Blair spinmeister , burrell+woolf+sengupta
Bush takes on role as peacemaker in tormented Africa , cornwell

Haaretz

Dramatic leaps needed to clear hurdles on road to peace , rubinstein
Palestinian police arrest would-be suicide bomber , reuters
IDF must stop attacks on the innocent , levy

The Herald

Governors tell Campbell to back down in BBC row , Summers+Collins
No 10 and BBC refuse to back down in dossier dispute , Summers
Blame the BBC, but we still want to know about WMD ,Bell

Boston Globe

Cooperative Iraqis Fear They Are Targets , Barry
Bush's Unfulfilled Promises to Americcorps , Oliphant
Minorities Say Bush is Falling Short , Washington + Milligan
Nlxau, 59; Starred in 'Gods Must be Crazy' , Amupadhi/Ap

Christian Science Monitor

Will Bush ratings follow slumping economy? , Scherer
Troop morale in Iraq hits 'rock bottom' , Tyson
Fatigued, US troops yearn for home , Peterson

Chicago Sun Times

By Running, Could Gore Help Dems Define Themselves? , O'Rourke
Will Iraqis be Swayed by $25 Million Or the Taped Voice of 'Saddam'? , Hendawi

Chicago Tribune

Dean's Way Irks Rivals, Draws Fans , Zeleny
Liberia Crisis Clouds Bush Hope for Sunny Trip to Africa , Kemper
Kuwaiti Voters Head to Polls to Choose Parliament , Ct
Recalled Iraqi Envoy Asks for Protection , Ct
U.S. Health Chiefs Face Ethics Probe , Gorner
Experts Dispute U.S. Denial of Guerrilla War , Kilian

San Francisco Chronicle

California recall anarchy not the answer , ed
No better protest than the vote , Ryan
All war all the time , sfc
Money is the best medicine , sfc

Madison Capital Times

Howard Dean's rewards for taking a stand, ed
Affirming affirmative action, McNally
Vigorous debate reflects our freedom, patriotism, Rep. Tammy Baldwin

Sydney Morning Herald

Australian PM Told Of Doubts On Iraqi Arms: US Official , Wilkinson
Turks Held Over Iraq Murder Plot , O'Loughlin
Zimbabwe Steps Up Criticism Of Bush On Eve Of Visit , AP
Pressure Continues To Build On Hong Kong's Discredited Rulers , McDonald

Al Bawaba

Kuwait Elections: Islamist & Pro-Govt Candidates Beat Liberals , Al Bawaba

Mena Report

Vinnell Corporation to Train New Iraqi Army , Mena

Dawn

Bush exagerrated Niger link: official , Dawn
First Nato forces arrive in Kabul , dpa
Multiple threats to Iraqi kids: Unicef , Grassi
US leaders rare beasts on African continent , Quinn
US to renew pressure on Israel over fence: report , Dawn
China engages US to resolve Korean row , Ruwitch
When Baghdad bleeds , ed
The general at Camp David , Margolis

Working For Change

Susan Sontag's new book poses critical questions about the role of TV and photography , Solomon
Maine vies for health care triple-crown , Goodman

Sunday, July 6, 2003

New York Times

Ritalin For Bush , dowd
Bush Manipulated Intelligence To Justify Iraq Invasion, And I Should Know , wilson
DEMS Believe In Process And Compromise, GOP Believes In Absolutes And Ends , traub
Has Canada Become More Liberal Or Has U.S. Become More Conservative? Or Both? , klein interview
Both Sides Gear Up For State-By-State Gay Rights Fight , nyt
Even Dr. Frist Can't Get Bush Plan To Weaken Our Malpractice Protections Through Senate , nyt

Washington Post

Bush On Northwest Salmon: "Bring 'Em On !" ,
Jewish Dems' Analysis Shows Bush Isn't Getting Jewish Vote ,
Bush-Ashcroft Policy About 9/11 Detainees Is Legally "Unacceptable" , ed
Bush Has Left Us "Woefully Unprepared To Cope With Another Terrorist Assult" , broder
Contrary To The Spin, Bush Is More Like deGaulle Than Churchill , hoagland
Populist Dean Breathing Fire At Bush , nieves

Readings

Grills Emit 225,000 Tons Of Greenhouse Gases On July 4 , AP
Librarians lead fight against Orwellian "Patriot Act" , Hightower
British Govt, Human Rights groups Condemn Bush's Secret Tribunals , AFP
The White Man Unburdened , Mailer
At least 6045 Iraqi civilians killed so far in Bush's preemptive war, Iraq Body Count
Bush tax cut, say independent analysts, will lead to $4.1 trillion deficit , Ctr Budget&Policy Priorities

Counterpunch

Little to celebrate in a country gone mad , madsen
Attack at Qaim: A few more dead Iraqis down the memory hole , thomas
Are we free enough to turn things around? , tripp
F---ing furious on the Fourth , cassel
Bush's rat in the wheat fields of Iraq , st. clair
What is the 4th of July to a Slave? , douglass

Observer

MI6 chief briefed BBC over Iraq arms fears , ahmed
Why did Britain go to war? Don't look for answers from feeble parliamentary interrogators , rawnsley
Allies are not facing a 'new Vietnam', but they will have to rebuild Iraq from scratch , burke
Confess or die, US tells jailed Britons , bright+ahmed+beaumont
Democrats put smart money on Howard's way , donegan+massie
New Books Point Up Fundamental Difference Between DEMS And GOP , hutton
Why did we really go to war with Iraq? , campbell

Independent

Intelligence chief accuses Blair of 'credibility gap' over WMD , lashmar+mcsmith+morrison
US ready to send troops to Liberia , usborne
CIA's secret war is revealed as Laos jails European journalists , reeves
Unions join forces against Blair, New Labour , dillon+mcsmith

Sunday Herald

Five more years , Royle
Even loyal Britain can no longer tolerate America's abuse of human rights at Camp X-Ray , Mackay
Schwarzenegger in the wings if Californian governor is recalled , Davidson
Is Bush's Campaign-Funded Democracy Our Democracy? , Bell

Boston Globe

Empowering Iraqis , ed
Disappearing Jobs , ed
Bucking the US Trend, Foreclosures Fall in Massechusetts , Grillo
Recorded Call to Resist Said to be Hussein's , Barry
In Defiance, Israeli Settlers Build More Outposts , Radin

Chicago Sun Times

Bush Could Use an American Revolution Refresher Course , Martire
British Journalist Shot Dead in Baghdad , AP
Blast on Police Graduation Day Kills 7 in Iraq , Hendawi/AP
Supreme Court Needs Traditional Norms , Roeser
Payroll Tax Cuts Needed , Walker

Chicago Tribune

Military Recruiters Get School Directories - Aim Sales Pitches at High Schoolers , Holt
Fact, Fiction Blur Around Explosion at Mosque , Spolar
Iraq - Convoy Ambushed; Mortars Strike Base, Injuring 16 Gis , Torriero
Report: Iran Missile Can Reach Israel , ct
WTC History Panels Defaced with Graffiti , ct
Mock Bioweapons Labs Seen as Key in Anthrax Investigation , Shane
Promises Made to the World , ed

Toronto Star

Macho U.S. Runs into Arab Male Pride,Gwyn
Red, White, and Worried, Harper
Government Kidnaps Citizen, Nobody Cares, Breslin
Iraqi Orphan's Future Still Uncertain, Yelaja
American Victors Feel Iraq's Heat, ed

Canada.com

Bomb kills seven U.S.-trained Iraqi police, British journalist shot dead , ap
U.S. forces detain Turkish special forces in northern Iraqi city , Aygin
Pakistani authorities blame Taliban for mosque bombing , ap

Reuters

Bush Vows Pre-Emptive Attacks Against Enemies , Wilson
Finance: the Downscaling of America , Stern

Times of India

US will expand presence in N Africa's Arab states , PTI
US asks Nepal for troops to Iraq , ANS

Dawn

West can't impose democracy on ME , Barber
Italian PM: Europe's most dangerous leader: Creeping totalitarianism , Jacques
Kuwaitis go to the polls to elect parliament , AFP
Is the Palestinian uprising really over? , Koopmans
Death toll rises to 53, tense calm in Quetta , Shahid

Sydney Morning Herald

Blast Kills Recruits In Payback For Working With US , Hendawi
Tony Blair's Flack Is The Sultan Of Spin , Fray

Financial Times

US And Europe Set For Clash Over Terrorist Trials , Burns, etc.

Arab News

Saudi-American Citizen Being Held by US Indefinitely , Ambah

Asia Times

Popularity of Religious Parties in Pakistan Soaring due to US intervention , Shahzad

Middle East Times

Safe Under Saddam, Iraqi Jews Now Fear for Future , Trotta

Weekly Independent

Bush Pals Around with Pakistani Dictator , Sirohi
Taliban Forces Regrouping on Afghan-Pakistan Border , Tohid

Islam Online

Poland Wants in on the Iraq Oil Spoils , various

LA Weekly

Weapons of Mass Compliance , Ehrenreich

DailyKOs.com

The Situation In Iraq Is Worse Than It Seems , Gilliard
'Bring 'em on' On The Fourth Of July , Gilliard

Center For Voting And Democracy

Overview: Dubious Democracy 2003-2004 , cvd

The Progressive

Kangaroo Court , Rothschild

World Socialist Web Site

US Retaliates Over War Crime Immunity Demand , Vann
Christian Science Monitor Admits Forged Documents Were Used Against Antiwar British MP Galloway , Ingram
Israeli Army Whitewashes Killing of US Peace Activist Rachel Corrie , Cohen

Z-Net

Justifying Occupation , Freeman
People in Me: "So, What Are You?" , Kelly
Road Map , Herman
Propaganda in the Free Press , Ross interviews Herman

Saturday, July 5, 2003

Readings

Secret arrests, secret evidence, secret courts -- is this America?, Floyd
Republican Environmentalists blast Bush for twisting, hiding truth, Rep America
U.S. News & World Report refuses to retract fiction presented as fact, FAIR
Lies about Iraq keep coming - Rummy & Myers play dumb on civilian deaths, Reese
Website Turns Table On Government Officials, bg
Bush bullying makes U.S. appear to be itching for fight -- with friends as well as enemies, Reeves

Washington Post

Bush Told New Allies They Wouldn't Be foreced To Choose Between EU and U.S. He Lied , ed
Since Americans Are Paying The Tab, Bush Should Give Us A Road Map Out Of Iraq , king
Bush Sends Military Experts To Liberia , wp
Gay Marriages Should Be Legal, Just Like Hetero Marriages. Frist And Bush Should "Back Off." , ed
D.C. Crowds Celebrate 4th Under Tight Security , wp
The People Powering Howard , marcus
Rove Says "Bring 'Em On" To Bush-Dean '04 Race , wp

New York Times

Energy Department's Nuke Safety Chief Spins Stonewall Instructions Given In Training Courses , nyt
Here's One More Example Why It's Best Not To Believe A Politician Who Promises Term Limits , nyt
Bush Trip To Africa Tied To Pentagon's Plans For Bases In Arab Countries , nyt
How Alabama Keeps 31% Of Its Black Males Away From The Voting Booth , ed
Hong Kong's People Rise Up Against Chinese Repression , ed
Internet Helps Make Dean A Contender , nyt

Guardian

Britons to face Guantanamo Bay military trials , pa
Don't mention the war to the Germans ... the Gulf war , vasagar
Oklahoma man gets life for spitting on police officer , campbell
The book Bush - or his hired brains - should read , kennedy
Berlusconi is not just another rightwinger; he is a threat to democracy , jacques
Public services at risk as US states face financial crisis , campbell

Independent

Dead on the Fourth of July: One US soldier and eleven Iraqis , cockburn
Saddam 'alive in Iraq' urges attacks on US troops , taraby
Saddam tape calls for jihad on invaders , sengupta
Suu Kyi's attackers screamed 'Die, die', say survivors , joshi

Haaretz

Israeli FM says new Iranian missile poses world threat , oren
Hebrew with an Iraqi accent , rosen

Madison Capital Times

Rebellion's spirit is alive, McCabe
A day to 'begin the world over again', Nichols

Boston Globe

Bush War Comments Bring on Democratic Fire , Ortolani/AP
Democrats Attack as Report Shows Rise in Jobless Rate , Washington
2 Al Qaeda Operatives Killed in Gun Battle with Saudi Police , Meyer/LAT
A Lesson From Iran on Regime Change , Greenway
Israeli, Hamas Figures at Odds in Declaring Victory , Lavie
Senators Split on Proof of Iraq Arms , AP

Chicago Sun Times

Purported Saddam Message Calls for More Resistance , Tarabay/AP
Saudi Tied to Suicide Blast, Arms Cache is Killed in Raid , Ambah
Latino Politician Could Influence DEM Prez Selection , Andrade

Chicago Tribune

Mideast Violence Clouds Peace Hopes , Schmetzer
France Frees Chief of Iranian Militants , AP

San Francisco Chronicle

Democrats rip Bush's 'Bring them on' remark , ap
Jobless rate hits 9-year high , sfc
Red, White and Blue only part of S.F. rainbow , Morse
Stanford study finds warmer seas threat to marine ecology , sfc

Toronto Star

Bush Sets Sights on Africa, Deans and Shepard
A Global Emergency Force?, Langille
Massive Force Needed in Congo, Liberia, Power

The Globe And Mail

Canadian dies in Saudi raid on militants , freeze
Armed American tries to enter Canada , ap

Canada.com

'Bring them on,' Bush says; Iraqis do , Philip
U.S. army kills 11 ambushers, attacks leave one U.S. soldier dead, 18 injured , Taraby
Tape with voice alleged to be Saddam Hussein's vows more attacks on Americans , Gutkin

Dawn

Bush's Africa trip: motive questioned , Lobe
Imperial overreach , Husain
NoA drift towards 1984? , Dyer
Attack on Quetta imambargah leaves 44 dead: Suicide bombing suspected , Shahid+ Kasi

Sydney Morning Herald

Lonesome Ranger, The US Force In Iraq Needs Help , Wilkinson
Australian Faces US Military Tribunal , Debelle&Allard
Two Brits Face US Military Tribunal Whose Objective Is "To Secure Conviction" , AP
Changing Of The Guard And Not Much Else Say Residents Of Bethlehem , O'Loughlin
Democracy Wilts In A Fallow Seedbed , Mackay

Times of India

Rumsfeld's Pentagon gains clout in US govt , Reuters
US implicitly backed Lashkar: Lawyer , ap

allAfrica.com

When We See Suffering, We Will Not Turn Away- Bush , Charles Cobb Jr.
Bush Has Chance to Prove US Commitment to Africa , Mills Soko

TomPaine

A Patriotic Left , Kazin
To "Begin The World Over Again" , Nichols
And Human Rights For All? , Huffington
Waging A Fight For A Living Wage , Hickey

The Hill

GOP Starves Inquiry: Dems , Bolton

Working For Change

Dennis Miller's liberal-bashing 'rants' help Bush campaign raise more than $5 million in California , Berkowitz

Z-Net

"Managing Freedom" Shocking New York Times Revelation: Democracy Requires a Level Playing Field , Paul Street
How Britain Exports Weapons of Mass Destruction, John Pilger
The New Plague Czar , Sanjay Basu
Threat of Deflation is Exaggerated, Mark Weisbrot
Global Warming , ind ed

Friday, July 4, 2003

Readings

Best way to "fix" an election: Leave no paper trail at all , Cocco
What if Americans were held without charge? , Goldsborough
Email memo shows going rate to purchase Republican legislators." , Hightower
Is Wesley Clark Hungry for the presidency?" , Lyons
Blame Dubya and his Enron pals for California's $$ troubles" , Scheer
Chretien's snub of Bush world view shows Canada's maturity" , Siddiqui
Bush'e favorite Supremes steamed re majority rulings, Affirmative Action, Sodomy , Ivins

Washington Post

Bush Claim That Economic Freedom Leads To Political Freedom Is Rebuked By Our Own History , dionne
Bush Show Of Physical Force Strong, But His Intellectual Appeal To Muslims Weak , d'souza
Bush Faulted For Jobless Rate , wp
Blowback: Bush Taught France How To Be Wrongheaded, Now Bush Needs Help In Iraq , ignatius

New York Times

DEMS See Failing Bush Economy As Strong Campaign Issue , nyt
Jobless Rate Is Highest In Nine Years, DEMS Attack Bush Supply Side "Voodoo Economics" , nyt
Israeli Officials Say They've Won, Israeli Analysts Criticize Their "Hubris" , bennet
Bush Could Fail In Iraq If He Provides Rebuilding Without Justice , eizenstat
Senators Warn U.S. Spread Thin In Iraq , nyt
With Rumsfeld And Powell In Disagreement, Bush Spins Liberian Crisis , nyt

Guardian

The tyranny of George II , o'farrell
Whoever can play the US card in Iran wins the game , woollacott
Blair agrees to sweetheart extradition deal with US , hilton
Up to 17,000 unexploded bombs left in war zone, MP warns , bowcott
Documents show dossier language was tougher than intelligence report , norton-taylor
Dossier not 'sexed up' say MPs, but Campbell still faces censure , wintour+white+wells

Independent

BBC launches inquiry into 'sexing up' story , russell
Americans restore ancient treasures to museum - for two hours only , cockburn
Bush may send peace-keeping force to Liberia if Taylor quits , cornwell

San Francisco Chronicle

Other states understand California's pain , sfc
Iraquis swelter in 115 degree heat and fume at U.S. , sfc
Losing the culture war , Carroll

Madison Capital Times

A day to 'begin the world over again', Nichols
Corporate corrosion of politics long known, feared, McCabe

Boston Globe

Ex-Analyst: U.S. Intel Cataloged Iraq Data Deficits Despite Bush Office Pressure for War Case , Lumpkin/AP
Bush Weighs … And Weighs … And Weighs … US Troops in Liberia , Bender
Dean's Candidacy is Now Strong Enough to Squash , Vennochi
Anthrax Case Figure Trained US Agents , Thompson/WP
Romney Moves to Shut Medicaid Patients Out of Drug Plan , Klein
For More US Workers, Holidays Just Another Day , Lewis
Bush Says Marriage Amendment May Not Be Needed , Reuters
How Much Security is Enough? , Editorial
I'm Voting for a Real Democrat , Hosier
Bush Largely Follows the Clinton Africa Policy , Ed
Nations Accept US Military Aid Cuts ,Reuters
Microbe Found to Devour Underground Waste , Kahn
Saudis Capture Bombings Suspect , Ambah

Chicago Sun Times

Feds Home in on Powerful Lobbyist , Warmbir + Novak
Bush Bluster to Iraq Militants: 'Bring Them On' , Lindlaw
Departure of Greenspan Sidekick Could "Shatter" Bush , Novak
4th is a Time to Celebrate Our Right to Disagree , Roeper
U.S. Offers $25 Million for Saddam , AP
Top Illinois Lawmakers Press Feds on Chicago Airport Security , Sweet + Herguth

Chicago Tribune

Bush Berates Iraqi Insurgents , Kemper
Many Doubt That Cease-Fire is Real , Greenberg
Nazi Jibe Clouds EU Debut , Hundley
Mixed-Sex Embryos Raise Ethical, Oversight Concerns , Weiss
Court Rebuke to Ashcroft as 4 Terror Suspects Freed Until Trials , /NYT

Toronto Star

Africa's Enchantment and Agony, Barthos
Bush's Hotline to Heaven, Zerbisias
The New Canadian Way: Confident and Assertive, Siddioui
Nations Hold Opposing Views, Goldsmith

The Globe And Mail

Customs union would serve both our interests , goldfarb
U.S. warns of co-ordinated hacking 'contest' , bridis/ap
U.S. considering peacekeepers in Liberia , ap

Canada.com

Mad cow case could have roots in imported American cattle, says report , weber

Sydney Morning Herald

Solo Mission for Bush's Australian Buddy , Kitney

Asia Times

US Losing Support of Shiite Leaders in Iraq , Escobar
Bush Administration Hobbles World Security , Gardner

allAfrica.com

US Africa Policies Look Good but Lack Substance, Say Critics , Cobb Jr.
Transcript of President Bush's Briefing of allAfrica.com, African journalists , Bush

THE TIMES OF INDIA

Iraq's neighbours want UN, not India , SIDDHARTH VARADARAJAN
Bush invites ire for taunts to Iraqi fighters , CHIDANAND RAJGHATTA
US no longer asking India to sign NPT: Sibal , PTI

Sierra Times

Caribou Don't Shoot Back: A Critique of the Iraq Quagmire , Johnson

TomPaine

Bad Air Day , O'Donnell
After The MoveOn Primary , Ireland
Ledeen's Way , Lobe
All ANWR All The Time , Macalady
Does Anything Matter? , Chittister

UPI

Living Terror Part 1: Deadly laboratories , Dee Ann Divis + Nicholas M. Horrock
Living Terror 2: Spreading danger , Dee Ann Divis + Nicholas M. Horrock
Living Terror 3: A haphazard lab plan , Dee Ann Divis + Nicholas M. Horrock
Living Terror: List of laboratories , Dee Ann Divis + Nicholas M. Horrock

Working For Change

Happy birthday, America! Celebrating 227 years of weirdness , Molly Ivins
Role reversal: world clamors for US to remove Liberia's Charles Taylor , Geov Parrish
Nuclear facilities around the country pose grave risks -- terrorists or no terrorists , Alexander Cockburn
Road-map to Iraqi freedom and democracy is littered with death, destruction and Bush Administration dissembling , Bill Berkowitz

Progressive Review

HOW BUSH GOT BOUNCED FROM CARLYLE BOARD , SUZAN MAZUR

MotherJones

In the Shadow of Peace , Dror Etkes Interviewed by Elaine Zelmanov

At What Price? , Gershom Gorenberg

Counterpunch

Former special forces soldier to Bush: Bring 'em on? , goff
The meaning of Gettysburg , gavin
Lessons from the American Revolution , chuckman

NOW/PBS

Tools to Help You Use Your Democracy, Moyers

Z-Net

Resist the American Juggernaut, Osman
Visual Images, Norman Solomon
Free At Last? , Richard Goldstein;
Dump Bush -- Build Independent Politics , Ted Glick

Thursday, July 3, 2003

Readings

Poll: Americans think Bush stretched truth on Iraq , Davies
No oil in Liberia, no hope for Liberians , huffington
The House Prescription: Overdose Medicare , cocco
Bush's latest excuse for Invasion: God "instructed me to strike at Saddam." , floyd

New York Times

Bush Wants Folks To Work Longer Hours For Less Pay , herbert
Bush May Become First Prez Since Hoover To Oversee A Decline In Employment , nyt
California GOP Can't Turn Budget Around Without New Taxes. [So Much For Bush Tax Cut.] , ed
Bush-Backed Colombia Regime Silencing Independent Voices , rosenberg
Dean Funding Rise Forces Rivals To Reassess Him , nyt
Bush Suspends Aid To 35 Countries Because They Refused To Vote His Way On International Court Issue, nyt
Dem Candidates Are Putting A Human Face On Bush's Destruction Of Our Environment , nyt

Washington Post

How Bush Took The Senate As A Result Of A Lie Attacking A War Vet In A Wheelchair , wp
Bush Backs Anti-Gay Position On Marriage , wp
Supreme Court Is Conservative, Not Moderate, ed
Has Howard Dean Changed His Mind Or Lost It? , cohen
Bush Continues Work Of Opening The Wilderness To Corporations By Changing Definitions Of "Wilderness," "National Forest" , ed
U.S. Can't Keep The Electricity On In Iraq , wp
Bush Is Doing What He Criticized Clinton For, And It Could Break The Military ,

Guardian

As America's permanent volunteer, we can expect many more fallen at Brize Norton , kettle
Straw denies quagmire claims in Iraq , macaskill
Berlusconi begins EU presidency in controversy , black
Israel defies peace plan with land grab on West Bank , mcgreal
Once again, Indians are being asked to fight Iraqis for empire's sake , ramesh

Independent

Paras fired rubber bullets before troops were killed , judd+cockburn
US suspends £30m aid in row over war crimes court , buncombe
Extreme weather prompts unprecedented global warming alert , ind

Haaretz

Bush calls Sharon, praises him on Gaza, Bethlehem pullout , haaretz
Disarming the Islamic groups remains a dream , bar'el

San Francisco Chronicle

Darrell Issa's gun charges , sfc
Looting "Mafia" drains Iraq , sfc
GOP atremble; revolution imminent , Morford
The legacy of affirmative action , Guillermo
Boxer visits stem cell lab; promises fight for right to do the work , sfc /font>
101 California massacre victims helped toughen gun laws , sfc /font>

Christian Science Monitor

How Iraq echoes Vietnam , Holt
Nation-Building in 1776 , CSM
Tagged 'unelectable,' Dean still draws party faithful , Feldmann
Q&A on Postwar Asia , CSM
Next challenge in Iraq: Sabotage , Peterson

Boston Globe

Bush Took Stance on Texas Sodomy Law in 1994 , Milbank/WP
Bush's 'Blind' Justice in Texas Executions , Jackson
Afghan Rebel Leader Vows to Oust US , Gannon
Afghanistan Aims to Disarm Private Militias , Burnett
Hussein Tribe Leader Slain; 6 Troops Hurt , Abu-Nasr/AP
Bush Foresees Long, 'Massive' Role in Iraq , Milbank/WP
Peace Plan Steadies After Violence , Radin
The Bush Formula for Policy-Making , Kuttner
Bush Backs Plan to Allocate $75 Million for 'School Choice' Plan , Loven/AP
Former Eli Lilly CEO in Line for AIDS Czar Position , Donnelly
Study Links Medicaid Fees, Use of Feeding Tubes , Collins

Chicago Sun Times

Cook County Certifies Gay Couples , Pallasch
Chief of Saddam's Tribe Assassinated , Abu-Nasr
Bush's Campaign Chest Gets Quick $34.2 Mil. , Theimer

Chicago Tribune

Bush Not Ruling Out Troops for Peace Effort in Liberia , Gerstanzang
Polls on Iraq Indicate Skepticism , Longworth
Lawmakers Peeking in Your Bedroom , Clarence Page

Madison Capital Times

Books and free speech, ed
Bigotry is on display, ed
Dean wins Net vote, momentum for '04, Nichols

Toronto Star

Add Up All Numbers to Appreciate Cost of War, Shultz

Sydney Morning Herald

Defiant Israel Is Blind To What It Has Become , Loewenstein
Peace Map Will Burn Unless Terrorists Go , Rubenstein

Asia Times

New Pakistani Terrorist Group Taking Root in the US , B Raman
Polls on Iraq Show Bush is Sliding Downhill , Jim Lobe
More on Removal of US-Appointed Najaf Mayor , Recknagel

Agence France-Presse

Russian General Warns that Iraq May become a New Vietnam AFP

Peninsula Online

Kuwaiti Women Get to Cast Fake Votes in Upcoming Elections AP

Dawn

US looking for global strike capability within two hours , AFP
Mandela to address worldwide audience on 85th birthday By , Toby Reynolds
Hamas: vital partner for peace , Dr Iffat Idris
Issue of Israel's recognition , Ghayoor Ahmed

Village Voice

Saving Affirmative Action (And A Process For Elites To Choose Elites) , Guinier
Redefining The Center: Liberal Decisions From A Conservative Court , Levinson
Looking Ahead To Demonstrations At The Republican Convention In NYC: A Nightmare Scenario? , Lee
Playing With Iraqi Soldiers: Bremer Bungles It , Fahim

Common Dreams

The REAL "Next Vietnam": Bush Lends Muscle to Besieged Colombian Pipeline , Dauenhauer
Annan Urges Action on Rural Poverty , Environmental News Service
The Spoils of the War on Poverty , Tibbett
Beyond the War on Terror , Engler
The Politics of Class War , Buell
What Do Americans Know? Not Very Much , Schechter

World Socialist Web Site

Guatemala’s Mass Graves Ignored by Mass Media , Vann
Blair Government Blames BBC for Crisis Over Iraqi War Lies , Marsden
Another Detainee Dies in US Custody in Afghanistan , Kelly
Bush Accuses Europe of Starving Africa , Talbot

Townhall

US Should Look Toward Oil-Rich Africa, says Conservative Observer Lowry

Counterpunch

Can we distinguish between good killing and bad? , christian
After Iraq, what future for the UN charter system? , falk
The Bush administration's attack on American workers , mokhiber+weissman
Young refuseniks on trial in Israel , kaviner

The American Prospect

Fear Factory. The Bush administration's dangerous manufacturing of post-9-11 dread , Jim McDermott
How the enforcement of human-rights law can help prevent terrorism -- and why that scares the Bush administration. , Seth Green

In These Times

The meaning of Lawrence v. Texas , Vincent J. Samar
Cambodia finally establishes war crimes tribunal, but few have high hopes. , Bill Myers

Z-Net

Israel Leaves a Trail of Destruction in Gaza, Chris McGreal
Our of their own mouths: "Maintaining Imperial Order , Anna Pha, Guardian
Whose Media?, Nichols and McChesney
Bringing the War Back Home: The Stealth Attack on the Poor , David Hilfiker

Wednesday, July 2, 2003

Readings

How The GOP Keeps The FBI Stupid , marshall
Bush Presently Selling War Bonds In The Form Of Campaign Contributions , farmer
Are Americans Too Dumb To See That Bush Is A Fraud? , tristam
"Growing WMD Scandal Could Lead To Impeachment " , rall
Americans Just Hate It When Facts Get In The Way Of Their Political Emotions , reese
"We have become a nation of cowards, and I am ashamed. " , rall
Bush Iran Policy Is Clueless , reese

Washington Post

American's Faith In Iraq Postwar Mission Fading Admidst Threats Of Violence , wp
Mistrust Mixes With Misery In Heat of Baghdad Police Post , shadid
Bush, Rove, DeLay Want To Redistrict Texas Like They Just Did In Colorada With Minimal Debate And Public Input , wp
GOP Stands For "Grand Old Gay-Bashers" , meyerson
Bush Puts Ex-CEO Of Drug Corporation With No AIDS Experience In Charge Of $15 Billion AIDS Program , wp
True Financiers Of Campaign Funding Kept Secret In A Supposedly Transparent System , ed
EPA Releases Doctored Report Favoring Bush Plan , wp

New York Times

Cheney's Daughter: Frist Says She Can't Marry. [Bush agrees. see below] , dowd
How Gay Investment In Wal-Mart Years Ago Has Led To Company's Gay Rights Policy , nyt
Fed Court Says No Ten Commandments In Alabama Courthouse , ed
Study Shows American Health Care Fails Nearly Half The Time , ed
Bush Health Care Bill Sacrifices "America's Elderly And Disabled" Under Privatized Banner , hacker
"U.S. Poorly Prepared To Deal With The Intersection Of Biology And Security" , kelly
Proposal To Give D.C. The Fed Vote Is "Just A Half-Measure." , ed

New York Post

"Bush is on record as opposing gay marriage ", nyp

Newsday

Mayor Bloomberg Tells Fellow Repubs To Keep Gay Marriage Off The 2004 Platform , nd

Guardian

Shia cleric challenges Bush plan for Iraq , steele
UK troops to lead Iraq multinational force , howard+norton-taylor
The west's rhetoric about foreign aid conceals a greedy self-interest , tibbett
Rail union calls Blair 'war criminal' , maguire

Independent

US soldiers feared dead after Iraqis blame army for mosque attack , cockburn+sengupta
Iraq's resistance: A new Vietnam for the White House? , cockburn
Israelis agree to pull out of Bethlehem but prime ministers' smiles mask fresh tension ,huggler+ghazali
Mass protest in Hong Kong against new security law , beveridge

Haaretz

Sharon must stop playing games with outposts , ed
No end to the growing settlements insult , hass

San Francisco Chronicle

Scalia's agenda , Carroll
Democrats come out swinging at Issa , Matier+Ross
Energy bill would keep U.S. over a barrel , Boxer
California begins fiscal year running on fumes , ed
Power pirates plundered California , Lockyer

Boston Globe

Dean Leads Democrats in Fund-Raising for Quarter , Kornblut
Austin Congrats Dixie Chicks, Boston Official Gags City Council Vote , Talcott
It's About Much More Than WMDs , White
Lieberman Gets it Right on Medicare , Oliphant
Parents Grieve in the Middle East , Radin
UN Official to Negotiate on Nuclear Safeguards , Globe Staff
US-Tapped Governor in Iraq Arrested , Barry

Chicago Sun Times

Class, Fairness Issues Transcend Race , Jackson

Chicago Tribune

Gaza Arabs Hopeful Amid a `Cosmetic Withdrawal' , Schmetzer
West Bank Slaying Defies Cease-Fire. Local Militants Not Committed , Greenberg
Annan: `All Eyes' on U.S. in Liberia , Tribune
Military Cargo Plane Crashes, Killing 15 , Tribune
Rumsfeld Says U.S. Asking for Help with Iraq - 70 Asked, 6 Agree , Kilian

Christian Science Monitor

Expectations gap rankles Iraq , Peterson
Poll: US occupation lesser of two evils , Peterson
Daily life in postwar Baghdad , Peterson
As budget deadlines arrive, 46 states beg, borrow, and repeal to fill gaps , Sappenfield
Don't underestimate Hillary , Sperling

Canada.com

Pentagon developing system that can track every vehicle in a city , MICHAEL J. SNIFFEN
Two more attacks reported on U.S. troops after mosque explosion kills 10 , JIM KRANE

Dawn

Israel severs contacts with BBC over reporting , Reuters
50 secret US biological and chemical weapons tests disclosed , AFP
Iraqis now solely rely on food aid , Ricardo Grassi
Going after Iran? , ed
Uncle Sam's warm embrace , Mahir Ali

Asia Times

Pakistani's Military Growing Discontented with Musharraf , Shahzad
Many Iraqis are Fighting Because they Want to Keep Their Guns , Mite

Arab News

How the Neo-Conservatives Operate , Zogby

Sydney Morning Herald

Troop Pullout From Gaza Inches On Amid Shaky Ceasefire , O'Loughlin
BBC Angers Israel , O'Loughlin
Anti-subversion Law Sparks Huge Protest In Hong Kong , McDonald

The Progressive

Republicans Take Aim At Liberal NGOs , Rothschild

Japan Times

Bush 'Indicted' Over War Crimes , JT

Harper's Online

Weekly Review , Hodge

YellowTimes

Losing the Hearts and Minds , PINR
Iraq: Stay out of our homes! '' , YT
A White House prayer meeting , YT

Rolling Stone

America's killer elite: From hell to Baghdad ,

Working For Change

Pair of court victories for the left precipitates pair of fits on the right , Molly Ivins
Blame Bush in state fiscal crisis , Robert Scheer
The sexual revolution continues , E.J. Dionne, Jr.
Re-redistricting is an ugly power grab , Rob Richie + Steven Hill

Z-Net

A Call For A Left Realpolitik in 2004, Moodliar
Uribe's Onslaught: A country-wide assault on all fronts in June , Justin Podur
Empire and the Corporate Media, Arundhati Roy

Tuesday, July 1, 2003

Reading

Welcome to the Machine , Nicholas Confessore

New York Times

Bush, Rove, And DeLay Turn Redistricting Into GOP DirtyTricks, Rule-Changing Campaign , halbfinger
Bush Using Dept. Of Labor To Deny Overtime Pay to 8 Million Workers , nyt
Hamas Is Betting That Israel Will Not Follow Through On Its Promises , bennet
Bush, GOP Hold Long-Standing Edge On Allowable Hard Money , ed
How Does Democracy In Afghanistan Have A Chance When U.S. Is In Alliance With Its Enemies? , chayes
[Where Are The Americans?] The Taliban Regroups And Afghanistan Falls Into Chaos , hosseini
CIA Reports North Korean Nuke Advances Cast Shadow Over Japan , nyt

Washington Post

Bush And DeLay Intervention In Texas Promises Continuous, Partisan Redistricting Wars Throughout U.S. , ed
Now That The GOP Is Destroying Redistricting As Viable In A Democracy, We Need To Go To Representative Voting , hill+richie
It's Tragic To See How Ill-Prepared We Are For Iraq's "Culture Of Death" , ignatius
Scalia Should Stop Using Gays As Cannon Fodder In His "Culture Wars" , dionne
U.S. Called Upon By U.N. To Help End Nigerian Conflict, But Bush Has Yet To Act , ed
"If [Ann Coulter's] book were a Rorschach test, she would be institutionalized. " , cohen

Guardian

America to build super weapons: US-based missiles to cover world , borger
The gap between the rich and poor in America is fast growing into a chasm , ed
Israelis pull out but leave a trail of devastation , mcgreal
Extinction: Only six degrees separate us from the cataclysmic end of an ancient era , monbiot
Musings of maniacs have become official Bush foreign policy , murray

Independent

Israelis leave a wasteland behind them , ghazali
Bush delivers unprecedented snub to Mandela in Africa visit , peta
Broke and bitterly split, California is on skid row , gumbel

Haaretz

Arabs, Israelis drag their leaders to a truce , burston
Ceasing fire is not enough , ed

Boston Globe

Where's Ken Starr? , Editorial
Harried US Forces Launch Sweep in Iraq , Mcdermott + Rubin
Bipartisan Legislators Say US Needs Help in Iraq , Bender
Data Show Same-Sex Unions in Vt. Draw A Privileged Group , Wen
Iraqi College Professors, Shaken by Threats and Murder of A Colleague, Say Students Overstep Freedoms , Daragahi
Boosting Solar Power , Editorial
High Court's Race Ruling Affects K-12 , Vaishnav
Doctors Ordered: Work Less , Barnard

Chicago Sun Times

Illinois Ex-Official Gets 6 1/2 Years for Political Racketeering , Robinson
Who's Killing Americans? Loyalists, Islamists, Criminals , Editorial
U.S. Forces Hit Back, Raid 20 Iraqi Towns , Robinson
The Dysfunctional Supreme Court , Novak

Chicago Tribune

The Disappearing Recovery , Tribune Editorial
Library Law Smacks of Censorship , Page
High Court Heralded at Gay Parade , Cholo
Democrats Targeting Latino Vote Out West , Zeleny
Cheney to Attend Rites for Thurmond , Tribune News Services

Seattle Times

Reagan trade official condemns Bushie imperialism , prestowitz

Madison Capital Times

Rich get richer, and tax cuts too, Zweifel
Iraq may be turning point for labor groups and foreign policy, Nack
Family values for all, McNally

San Francisco Chronicle

WorldLink TV: O'Reilly would be confused , sfc
Ways to defeat Bush , Sorenson
Women and Walmart , Rosen

Los Angeles Times

Dean Reports $6M In Q2 Fueled By Online Donations , Petersen
Hepburn: Hollywood Icon, Feminist , Baum

USA Today

Medicare plan's benefits shortchange seniors, USAT
Nader considering another try at white House in 2004, Squitieri
Bush team refines its pitch as it collects cash. Re-election themes tested before friendly audiences, Keen & Benedetto
Suspect's friend: Paintball was for fun, not holy war, Johnson

CNN

Blix: Last Day of Work, a Bit of 'Schadenfreude', Leopold
U.N. Nuke Watchdog Chief to Visit Iran, ap
White House Hopefuls Make Push for Cash, ap
U.S. Appeals Court Strikes Down DEA Ban on Hemp, Reuters
9-11 Group Wants Site Subject to Codes, Maull

Toronto Star

Blix Wants 'The Real Truth' About Iraqi's Weapons Stash, Van Rijn
How to Learn to Love Uncle Sam, Gwyn
Whiff of Somalia in Canada's Afghan Mission, Walkom
Paying for Past Sins, Yao-Yao Go and Pay
Each Day, More of Home to Miss, Peterson

The Globe And Mail

War: greed, not grievance , drohan
Worn-out navy says it's taking a 'pause' for a year , leblanc

Sydney Morning Herald

Cautious Welcome to Militant Ceasefire , O'Loughlin
Australia/US Alliance is Wrongheaded , Burchill
As Peacemaker, US Must Denounce All Violence In Mideast , Saikal

Asia Times

Will it be Necessary to Destroy Iraq in order to Save It? , Smith
Bush Trying to Save Iraq Situation Through Better Spin Control , Ahrari
Bush Pressure on Pakistan to Recognize Israel is Backfiring , Rizvi

Counterpunch

Israeli peace activist hopes against hope , avnery
Descending into the Iraqi quagmire , smith
God made me do it, says St. George , floyd

Working For Change

The death of bigotry , Parrish
Understanding Islam and terrorism , Gonsalves
Black professionals aren't limited by critics' prejudice , Tucker

ArmyTimes

Pentagon Reveals More Secret Germ Tests In Hawaii , at

Scoop

Like Iraq, CIA Also Exaggerated Soviet Nuclear Threat During Cold War , Leopold

The Progressive

Death Penalty Die-Hards: Scalia and Thomas , Rothschild

The New Yorker

Why Can't We Be More Like Canada? , Hertzberg

Z-Net

This is What a Guerilla War Looks Like, Maria Tomchik
"No Justice, No Peace: Benton Harbor and the Two Americas, Paul Street
GM Food For Thougt, Micey Z
I Was Wrong About Trade , Monbiot

Alternet

Not Business As Usual: Cheney and the CIA , Ray McGovern
Too Many Lies, Too Little Outrage , Ivan Eland
U.S. Healthcare: The Free Choice to Suck , Christian Parenti
Ten Appalling Lies We Were Told About Iraq , Christopher Scheer
Immigrant Roundup Backfired, Finds Report , Jim Lobe

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