Archive for March 17th, 2006

Mar 17 2006

More Activity In Pro-Taliban Region Of Pakistan

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Readers of this blog know I am keeping one eye on Pakistan’s northern regions on the Afghanistan border since there has been constant military action there with 80,000 troops in the region, as well as US and Afghan forces apparently monitoring the other side of the border in an effort to box in Taliban and […]

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Mar 17 2006

NY Times Stock Slide?

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This is one of those fun “I told you so” moments.  Michelle Malkin has a report out on what I predicted many times since starting this blog last spring (here, here and here) – which is a newspaper’s only ‘asset’ is it’s reputation.  Lose that and it loses its value.

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Mar 17 2006

Who Needs A Subpoena?

Folks are speculating over at Just One Minute on who could be covered under a subpoena for the NY Times: The subpoena to the Times also calls for: _Documents of contacts between any Times employee and any of eight people, including then-CIA Director George Tenet and then-White House spokesman Ari Fleischer, regarding Joe Wilson. _Documents […]

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Mar 17 2006

Russians Implicated In Oil For Food Scandal

One document of interest in the recently released documents uncovered in Iraq is this one which highlights a debate on how to deal with the UN inspections and keeping the UN out of certain sites. It is interesting has it seems to cover a 1996 debate within Hussein’s adivsory council discussing ways to turn world […]

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Mar 17 2006

On Zawahiri’s and Omar’s Trail

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Interesting news item of Al Qaeda couriers captured in Jalabad, Afghanistan with letters from Al Qaeda number two Zawahiri and Taliban leader Omar. The region in question is near the Khybar Pass to Pakistan and not far from the region in Pakistan (click on the Map under ‘Related’). where all the latest fighting as been […]

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