London bombings
‘My first response was a wrenching horror, a kick to the gut when I checked my email and saw two hundred messages with the words ‘London attack’ in the subject line.’ William Rivers Pitt, Truthout

‘If we are fighting insurgency in Iraq, what makes us think insurgency won’t come to us?’ The Reality of This Barbaric Bombing by Robert Fisk Robert Fisk, The Independent

‘Muslims Pray for London Bombing Victims but Urge West to Heed Roots of Anger.’ Brian Murphy, Associated Press

‘One could be led to believe that the terrorists, toying with impotent security services, are able to strike anywhere, any time, as they will. That’s obviously the myth that they themselves seek to accredit. But the reality is quite otherwise.’ First Lessons of London by François Géré, Truthout

War on Terror
‘In the aftermath of 9/11, writer Joan Didion critiqued “the wearying enthusiasm for excoriating anyone who suggested that it could be useful to bring at least a minimal degree of historical reference to bear on the event.” Norman Solomon: Beware the “War on Terror”, Truthout

‘Back in March 2004 President Bush had a great time displaying what he felt was a hilarious set of photos showing him searching the Oval Office for the weapons of mass destruction that hadn’t been found in Iraq.’ It Just Gets Worse by Bob Herbert, New York Times

Quietly a Bomb Kills 23 in Baghdad, John F Burns, New York Times

Secret British Memo on Force Reductions in Iraq, The Daily Mail

US Commando’s Body Found in Afghanistan, By David Brunnstrom Reuters

Bush’s War on Terror Is a Colossal Failure by Haroon Siddiqui, Totonto Star

‘One prominent terrorism researcher sees the prospect of œendless  war. Adds the man who tracked Osama bin Laden for the CIA, œI don’t think it’s even started yet. ’ Experts Fear ‘Endless’ Terror War, Associated Press

‘Pro-choice advocates recognize the significance of the Supreme Court seat that Justice O’Connor has occupied. They also are ready to rumble.’ Payback Time? By Marjorie Cohn, Truthout

Wal-Mart Hires Justice Scalia’s Son for Whistle-Blower Suits, Common Dreams

‘Chinese autocrats have many means at their disposal to put a stick in the spokes of the United States’ economic wheels, particularly its financial wheels.’ The Chinese Cat by Serge Truffaut, Truthout

Global warming
‘The agreement at Gleneagles by China, India and other leading developing nations to start talking to the G8 countries about their greenhouse gas emissions is the most important step to counter climate change since the signing of the Kyoto protocol in December 1997.’ The Independent

Data Reveals Sea Levels Have Risen More Than 1 Inch in Last Decade, Robert S. Boyd, Knight Ridder Newspapers

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