The Putin Perspective

Feb 1, 2006
Russia's leader answers mostly tough questions for three and a half hours without the aid of notes or alcohol--a new personal record. | storyOf interest: He doesn't regard Hamas as a terrorist organization and won't support cutting off its funding.

Bush Disingenuously Re-Brands Spying Program

Jan 24, 2006
The president is now calling it the "Terrorist Surveillance Program." | storyOK, Mr. Bush, but what about the non-terrorists being swept up in your nets? Not that we're surprised by the new moniker; this is the guy who legalized an increase in air pollution and called it "Clear Skies," and labeled a tree-slashing program "Healthy Forests."
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