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National security issues get some attention —

How Will China Respond to an Uncensored Google?#,” is from TIME (3/23/10).

Rep. Gohmert introduces resolution endorsing an Israeli military strike on Iran#,” is from Think Progress (3/23/10). Jon commented: “Now the rethugs want to start another war? Send all their kids first!”

British inquiry into Iraq war turns toward Bush, officials: report#,” is from The Raw Story (3/21/10).


“<a href="http://www.blogger.com/%20http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20100320/ap_on_re_us/us_anti_war_protest“>Thousands rally on anniversary of invasion of Iraq#,” is from Yahoo! News  (3/20/10).


Seven Years and $747 Billon of of Waste, Fraud and Abuse in Iraq#,” is from AlterNet  (3/20/10). Summary: There will be no economic recovery as long as we’re spending billions a year on wars that don’t make us safer.


GOPCongressmen Say That ‘Everyone’ In Congress ‘Would Agree That Iraq Was A Mistake’#,” Think Progress (3/19/10). Jon says,”DUH!”


McCain and Lieberman’s ‘Enemy Belligerent’ Act Could Set U.S. on Path to Military Dictatorship#,” is from AlterNet (3/19/10). Summary: Glenn Greenwald calls the bill “probably the single most extremist, tyrannical and dangerous bill introduced in the Senate in the last several decades.”


Poll:Majority of Israelis find Obama ‘fair’ or ‘friendly#,'” is from Think Progress (3/19/10).


ADL asserts Gen. Petraeus ‘erred’ in his recent congressional testimony#,” is from Think Progress (3/18/10). Jon’s comment: “As I’ve said before, let Israel go it alone WITHOUT our $$$$$.”


North Korea executes official for blunder#,” is from Yahoo! News (3/18/10). Jon jokes, “This kind of action would make the crooks on Wall Street play by the rules!”


Analysts: US may be seeking Israel ‘regime change’#,” is from The Raw Story (3/17/10).


BushLied, People Died#,” is from One Pissed Off Veteran  (3/17/10).


Al-Qaeda crippled as leaders stay in hiding, CIA chief says#,” is from The Washington Post (3/17/10). Jon observes, “Haven’t we heard this before?” Summary:

Relentless attacks against al-Qaeda in the Pakistan tribal region appear to have driven Osama bin Laden and other top leaders deeper into hiding, leaving the organization rudderless and less capable of planning sophisticated operations, CIA Director Leon Panetta said Wednesday.


Special bonus link — “Indian military to weaponize world’s hottest chili#,” is from Yahoo! News (3/23/10).


Hat Tip Key: Regular contributors of links to leads are Betmo*, Diane~ and Jon#.


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