Top 10 Propaganda Videos
BUBBLE DENIAL PAUL KRUGMAN (CONSCIENCE OF A LIBERAL, NEW YORK TIMES, DECEMBER 10): http://krugman.blogs.nytimes.com/2007/12/10/bubble-denial/
A GATES-STYLE THAW - JIM HOAGLAND (WASHINGTON POST, DECEMBER 16): http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2007/12/14/AR2007121401520_pf.html
CLINTON LIBRARY GOT FUNDS FROM ABROAD: SAUDIS SAID TO HAVE GIVEN $10 MILLION - JOHN SOLOMON AND JEFFREY H. BIRNBAUM (WASHINGTON POST, DECEMBER 15): http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2007/12/14/AR2007121402124_pf.html
EGYPT'S YOUTUBE DEMOCRATS - JACKSON DIEHL (WASHINGTON POST, DECEMBER 17): http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2007/12/16/AR2007121601559.html
A CIVILIAN PARTNER FOR OUR TROOPS: WHY THE U.S. NEEDS A RECONSTRUCTION RESERVE - RICHARD G. LUGAR AND CONDOLEEZZA RICE (WASHINGTON POST, DECEMBER 17): .
DOLLARS FOR DIPLOMACY - JOHN NALAND, PRESIDENT, AMERICAN FOREIGN SERVICE ASSOCIATION (LETTER TO THE EDITOR, WASHINGTON POST, DECEMBER 17): http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2007/12/16/AR2007121601430_pf.html
AMERICANS ARE LESS PLEASED WITH U.S. SERVICES - STEPHEN BARR (WASHINGTON POST, DECEMBER 17): http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2007/12/16/AR2007121601528_pf.html
THE NEW IRAQ - OLIVER NORTH (WASHINGTON TIMES, DECEMBER 16): http://www.washingtontimes.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20071216/COMMENTARY06/675010095/1012&template=printart
SPOILS OF WAR: HOW IRAQ CONFLICT REWARDS A KUWAITI MERCHANT FAMILY; SULTANS' SUPPLY DEALS BRING RAPID GROWTH BUT TRIGGER U.S. PROBES - CAM SIMPSON AND GLENN R. SIMPSON (WALL STREET JOURNAL, DECEMBER 17): A handful of businessmen in the Middle East are reaping huge rewards from Washington's need to sustain its tens of thousands of American troops.
BUSH FACES PRESSURE TO SHIFT WAR PRIORITIES: AS IRAQ CALMS, FOCUS TURNS TO AFGHANISTAN - MICHAEL ABRAMOWITZ AND PETER BAKER (WASHINGTON POST, DECEMBER 17) http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2007/12/16/AR2007121601823.html
PLENTY OF BLAME FOR AFGHANISTAN? EDITORIAL (NEW YORK TIMES, DECEMBER 16): Unless the United States and Europe come up with a better strategy -- and invest more money, attention and troops -- the good war in Afghanistan will go irretrievably bad.
BUREAUCRATIC MUTINY MAY BACKFIRE - SAUL SINGER (WASHINGTON POST, DECEMBER 14): Nothing substantial has changed in Iran's behavior; what is new is the American national security system's decision to arbitrarily distinguish between Iran's "civilian" efforts to enrich uranium and the other two components of its bomb program: building missiles and assembling a weapon.
JIHADIST INDOCTRINATION IN THE SCHOOLS - NIR BOMS (WASHINGTON TIMES,DECEMBER 17): The content of Iran's school textbooks, which was recently analyzed by the Center for Monitoring the Impact of Peace, adds an important dimension to the Iran debate. Iranian students from the first grade onward are taught in their educational curriculum that they must fight to bring about a global Islamic victory or accept collective martyrdom.
US, RUSSIA AS PARTNERS - MELANIE GETREUER AND SUSAN SYPKO (BOSTON GLOBE, DECEMBER 15): To prevent an Iranian bomb, the US and Russia need to be more imaginative and less self-centered.
QUESTIONS FOR MUSHARRAF AND BUSH - JOHN F. TIERNEY AND AITZAZ AHSAN (WASHINGTON POST, DECEMBER 17): One of the questions: How will you address the increasing anti-Americanism in Pakistan in light of the growing, and not unjustified, perception among Pakistan's democratic moderates that the United States is not willing to stand with the people of Pakistan against an increasingly authoritarian and anti-democratic government in Islamabad?
CHALLENGE IN KOSOVO: EUROPE AND THE UNITED STATES SHOULD NOT ALLOW RUSSIA TO BLOCK THE BALKAN PROVINCE'S INDEPENDENCE EDITORIAL (WASHINGTON POST, DECEMBER 17)
ANOTHER BALKANS BATTLE? - DOUG BANDOW (WASHINGTON TIMES, DECEMBER 17): The best hope to avert a new, and possibly violent, breakdown in the Balkans is for both Washington and Brussels to tell Pristina "no" on independence. But they must do so quickly.
STUCK ON DARFUR: A PLANNED PEACEKEEPING FORCE IS STALLED, TWO WEEKS BEFORE IT IS DUE TO DEPLOY? EDITORIAL (WASHINGTON POST, DECEMBER 16): http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2007/12/15/AR2007121501582.html
DARFUR HORRORS AREN'T 'GENOCIDE' - JONATHAN KOLIEB (BALTIMORESUN.COM, DECEMBER 16): The U.S. is the only government in the world that has labeled Darfur genocide, but even its own special envoy for Sudan, Andrew Natsios, pointedly refrains from referring to it as such.
CHINA PORT POWER PLAY - RICHARD HALLORAN (WASHINGTON TIMES, DECEMBER 15): http://www.washingtontimes.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20071215/COMMENTARY/112150006/1012&template=printart
DISAPPOINTMENTS ON CLIMATE EDITORIAL (NEW YORK TIMES, DECEMBER 17): http://www.nytimes.com/2007/12/17/opinion/17mon1.html?ref=opinion&pagewanted=print
WHAT BUSH REALLY WON IN BALI: FOR THE FIRST TIME, ALL NATIONS SAID THEY WILL CONSIDER WAYS TO REDUCE GLOBAL WARMING -- AS BUSH SOUGHT -- COMMENTARY (CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR, DECEMBER 17)
5 MYTHS ABOUT TORTURE AND TRUTH: MYTHS ABOUT TORTURE AND TRUTH - DARIUS REJALI (WASHINGTON POST, DECEMBER 16): http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2007/12/13/AR2007121301303_pf.html
US MILITARY PROPAGANDA TEAM BUSTED: ESPERATE DISINFORMATION FROM GITMO - EGAN ORION (INQUIRER, DECEMBER 17): WIKILEAKS, the website that published manuals leaked from the US military prison at Guantanamo Bay in Cuba, has caught US armed forces personnel there conducting propaganda attacks over the Internet.
YOU SAID WHAT? A HAPPY HISTORY OF LIES AND PROPAGANDA - NICK GILLESPIE (REASON, DECEMBER 14):
CONDI ROUNDUP: GINGERBREAD WOMAN - PETER HUESTIS (WONKETTE, DECEMBER 17): so