The Syria Nukes Background Briefing



What follows is the transcript of the “background briefing” with Senior US officials on Syria’s alleged nuclear program. (pdf here) Office of the Director of National Intelligence Background Briefing with Senior U.S. Officials on Syria’s Covert Nuclear Reactor and North Korea’s Involvement April 24, 2008 SENIOR INTELLIGENCE OFFICIAL 1: Hello.

Arabs Dislike Us For Our Actions — Not Our Values



University of Maryland Professor Shibley Telhami presented this week results from the 2008 Annual Arab Public Opinion Poll. This project was jointly undertaken by the Anwar Sadat Chair for Peace and Development at the University of Maryland and Zogby International. Here as a pdf file is the entire 110 page powerpoint presentation.

SHORT TAKES: Mutts, Politics & Small Towns, Eliot Spitzer, Pak Tribal Deals, China Surpasses US on Internet, McCain-Fiorina?



CHESTERTOWN MUTT STRUT Tomorrow at 9 am, the colonial era town that the National Trust for Historic Preservation listed in 2007 as a top 10 place to visit — Chestertown, Maryland — will host the 11th Annual “Mutt Strut” benefit for the Humane Society of Kent County.

Daily Show on GAO Critique of Bush Anti-Terror War: “We Could Have Gotten Here By Doing Nothing.”



Daily Show host Jon Stewart and Comedy Central Senior Military Analyst Rob Riggle had a mention-worthy chat last night about an important new Government Accountability Office (GAO) report on the badly named ‘war on terror.