Thursday, July 31, 2008 15:49
Qaeda's Mad Scientist" Rises From The Grave... And Is Killed Again Reports announcing that a man dubbed "Al
Qaeda's Mad Scientist" was killed by a CIA drone strike on the
Afghanistan-Pakistan Border have conveniently ignored the fact that
the same guy was already announced dead two years ago by Pakistani authorities.
Kissinger: Occupation of Iraq Needs To Continue The U.S. presidential campaign has been so long
and so intense that it seems to operate in a cocoon, oblivious to changes
that should alter its premises. A striking example is the debate over
withdrawal of U.S. forces from Iraq.
Orders Revamping Of Intelligence Gathering President Bush ordered a major restructuring
of the nation's intelligence-gathering community yesterday, approving
new guidelines aimed at bolstering the authority of the Office of the
Director of National Intelligence (DNI) as the leader of the nation's
16 spy agencies.
Monday's trading on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) was a real humdinger.
It started off with the White House announcing that this year's fiscal
deficit would soar to a new record of nearly $500 billion.
Declares Intent to Step Down
Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert, facing a widening corruption investigation,
announced Wednesday that he will not compete in his party's leadership
primary in September.
agrees to Internet blocking at Games
The Chinese government confirmed Wednesday what journalists arriving
at the lavishly outfitted media center here had suspected: Contrary
to previous assurances by Olympic and government officials, the Internet
would be censored during the upcoming games.