Thursday, October 19, 2006

If We Say It's Legal...

New US anti-terror law undermines international law: ICRC - 19 Oct 2006 at 2:46pm - GENEVA (AFP) - The International Committee of the Red Cross said that a controversial new anti-terror law approved by President George W. Bush this week undermined international humanitarian law.
Who could have guessed?

Review says propaganda in Iraq was legal - 19 Oct 2006 at 1:51pm - WASHINGTON -- A controversial U.S. military propaganda program used in the Iraq war was legal, a Pentagon investigation has found.
And who might guess that the U.S. military would determine that one of its own programs was legal?

White House nixes partitioning Iraq - 19 Oct 2006 at 1:18pm - WASHINGTON -- Awaiting the recommendations of a commission exploring U.S. options in Iraq, the White House on Wednesday emphatically ruled out some proposals to end the long and unpopular war.

Judge orders Cheney visitor logs opened - 19 Oct 2006 at 12:53pm - WASHINGTON -- A federal judge has ordered the Bush administration to release information about who visited Vice President Dick Cheney's office and personal residence, an order that could spark a late election season debate over lobbyists' White House access.

AG: Voter warning linked to GOP campaign - 19 Oct 2006 at 7:45am - SANTA ANA, Calif. -- State investigators have linked a Republican campaign to letters sent to thousands of Southern California Hispanics warning them they could go to jail or be deported if they vote next month, a spokesman for the attorney general said.

U.S. commander orders review of Baghdad crackdown - 19 Oct 2006 at 12:02pm - BAGHDAD (Reuters) - The top American commander in Iraq has ordered a review of a U.S.-led crackdown in Baghdad, a spokesman said on Thursday, as reinforcements have failed to ease violence and the U.S. death toll has spiked this month.

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