In the News: Jun-03
Judge dismisses obstruction charge in Haditha case - 3 Jun 2008 at 1:46pm - CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. -- A military judge has dismissed one of the charges against a Marine lieutenant accused of helping cover up a squad's killings of 24 Iraqis, including women and children.
Waxman wants FBI documents about CIA leak probe - 3 Jun 2008 at 1:10pm - WASHINGTON -- A House committee chairman said Tuesday he is seeking more documents from the CIA leak probe because Vice President Dick Cheney's former chief of staff made a significant disclosure to the FBI that warrants further congressional follow-up.
Guantanamo Bay guards think Khadr's a 'good kid': document - 3 Jun 2008 at 10:30am - Omar Khadr is "salvageable" and a "good kid," say the U.S. soldiers who guard him at Guantanamo Bay prison.
New U.S. general takes command of Afghan NATO force - 3 Jun 2008 at 8:26am - KABUL (Reuters) - U.S. General David McKiernan took command of around 50,000 troops in NATO's International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) in Afghanistan on Tuesday, pledging that anyone who stood in the way of security would be dealt with.
Thought for the day:
It is of interest to note that while some dolphins are reported to have learned English -- up to fifty words used in correct context -- no human being has been reported to have learned dolphinese. -Carl Sagan (1934 - 1996)