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Worst Timing Ever for Bush & Co.

While the British plane-bombing suspects allegedly were planning their attacks, the Bush administration was seeking to quietly divert funds for developing new technologies that could have scanned for liquid explosives.

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U.S. Ambassador: Iran Inciting Iraq Attacks

“Iran is pressing Shiite militias here to step up attacks against the American-led forces in retaliation for the Israeli assault on Lebanon, the American ambassador to Iraq said Friday,” according to the N.Y. Times.
It remains to be seen whether the peace deal between Israel and Hezbollah will blunt Iran’s alleged fomentation of violence.

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Hassan Nasrallah
From interet-general.info

Breakthrough! Hezbollah Sets Conditions for Agreement

Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah (above) said his Islamic militant group (and political party) will abide by the U.N. cease-fire resolution but will continue fighting as long as Israeli troops remain in south Lebanon.
With the U.S., the U.N., Israel’s Olmert, Lebanon’s parliament and now Hezbollah’s leader all on board, all the pieces of the peace puzzle seem to be in place.

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Israel Nearly Triples Troops Ahead of Cease-Fire

Rather than ramping down in advance of the just-agreed-upon U.N. peace deal, Israel and Hezbollah have instead continued slaughtering each other.

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AP / Frank Franklin

U.N. and Israel OK Peace Deal; Lebanon in Favor

The U.N. Security Council adopted a resolution that calls for an end to the war between Israel and Hezbollah and authorizes 15,000 U.N. peacekeepers to help Lebanese troops take control of south Lebanon as Israel withdraws. Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert endorsed the deal, and the Lebanese cabinet looks set to do so as well.

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The number 55

Today’s Blog Is Brought to You by the Number…

That’s the number of Arabic linguists who have been discharged from the Army for being gay. Fifty-five. (We missed this fact when we blogged about the latest dismissalinterview here—but it’s so shocking we felt we had to bring it up now.)
If the military were serious about winning Iraqis’ hearts and minds, it would find a way to keep most of these linguists in the service.

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Immigrants Don’t Hurt U.S. Jobs, Says Study

In what could be tantamount to dropping a neutron bomb on xenophobes like Lou Dobbs, a study by the Pew Hispanic Center found that high levels of immigration in the past 15 years do not appear to have hurt employment opportunities for American workers. But some economists question the study’s technique.

  • Check out Truthdig’s Marc Cooper on the myths of America’s immigration debate.

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    From Boing Boing

    Mixing Explosive Liquids in a Crowd

    Like, we don’t know, but ... it may be a bad idea to combine potentially explosive liquids in trash bins near big crowds. (h/t: Boing Boing)

  • Also, John at AMERICAblog wants to know: If liquid explosives were suspected back in a 1995 plane bombing plot, why have liquids been allowed on planes since then, and now suddenly they’re not?

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  • Heat Wave Kills 140 Californians

    About 140 Californians died last month from a severe heat wave, the most casualties since 1955, when air conditioning became widespread.  Officials were left scrambling to explain the inordinately high number of deaths, unusual for a place where people are used to the summer heat.

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    U.S. Warns India of Terror Threats

    The U.S. Embassy has told India that it has information suggesting that terror attacks might occur in the political and economic capitals—Delhi and Mumbai.  The Indian government has yet to receive any specific information.  The warning comes only a month after more than 180 people were killed when a series of bombs exploded on a commuter train in Mumbai. 

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