Monday, August 31, 2009

Commentaries, Opinions, And Editorials -- August 31, 2009

The C.I.A. In Double Jeopardy -- Joseph Finder, New York Times

EARLY in 2002, Eric Holder, then a former deputy attorney general, said on CNN that the detainees being held at Guantánamo Bay were “not, in fact, people entitled to the protection of the Geneva Convention,” particularly “given the way in which they have conducted themselves.”

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More Commentaries, Opinions, And Editorials

Afghanistan Is Now Obama's War -- Clive Crook, Financial Times

As Our Enemies Rejoice . . . -- Max Boot, Commentary Magazine

Pentagon Marketing War as Video Game -- David Sirota, Salon

Russia's Obsession with 'Respect' -- O. Matthews & A. Nemtsova, Newsweek

A Libyan Lesson In Tehran -- Jim Hoagland, Washington Post opinion

Israel Has Iran in its Sights -- Micah Zenko, Los Angeles Times opinion.

Time to Make Peace With Taliban -- James Fergusson, The Independent

Liberals Need Foreign Policy Lesson -- Greg Sheridan, The Australian

The Roots of Burma's Ethnic Violence -- Nehginpao Kipgen, China Post

Protect Our Mariners -- John B. Perkins III, Washington Times opinion

Iran's Bomb: A Done Deal? -- James Lewis, American Thinker

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