Sunday, December 17, 2006

I thought these might be clues

The Warmth of a President

Judge to Rule on Jose Padilla case
(Padilla is an American citizen who has been held for three years with no charges brought against him. He has been tortured to the point that his attorneys claim he is unfit to stand trial. Yes. This is the United States of America.)

The Bush Gulag: Where are the Bodies?

Enemy Combatant: The searing story of one man’s years inside the notorious American prison—and his Kafkaesque struggle to clear his name

Capt Travis Patriquin the author of this simple but effective slide show showing how to achieve victory in Iraq was killed by the same improvised explosive device that killed Maj. Megan McClung of the Marine Corps last Wednesday.

Patriquin had fought in Afghanistan and Iraq. A gifted officer, he spoke numerous languages, including Arabic. His story is here.

Colin Powell debunks "troop surge" hype on Face the Nation. Says "Army is Broken".

How to talk to a climate skeptic.

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