Hold it Against Me in Afghanistan



Atarin18 loaded this YouTube video of fellow Marines stationed in Afghanistan lip-synching to Britney Spears’ “Hold it Against Me.” The note that went with the video was touching I thought: Thank you everyone for the support! Sorry i had to take down the? other videos.

Israel-Palestine Plate Heating Up



Helene Cooper of the New York Times has published a great what’s up story on the new behind the scenes scramble by the Obama administration, Prime Minister Netanyahu and various Palestinian officials to act as if they have some plan to move the peace process forward — when in fact, most of it is insincere…

Article on Price of Tomatoes Beats Out Obama-Sarkozy-Cameron Libya OpEd



The Libya op-ed appearing today in three lead papers: The Times (of London); the New York Times (which includes the subsidiary International Herald Tribune) , and Le Figaro, written by British Prime Minister David Cameron, French President Nicolas Sarkozy, and US President Barack Obama got treated a bit differently depending where it appeared.