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Whiskey Fire: Postal workers who handle letters addressed to Santa at the North Pole say more letters ask for basics — coats, socks and shoes — rather than Barbie dolls, video games and computers. But on Wall Street it's gonna be a very merry, Read more...
A few political blogs have noted John Yoo, the guy who made torture legal for the Bush administration, also has some thoughts about nuclear weapons. Read more...
DefenseNews (subscription required) notes this week that the draft Quadrennial Defense Review (QDR) had some language about China that some governme Read more...
Swing State Project: Well, it didn't take Doug Hoffman long to start bringing the crazy... My Left Nutmeg: Dodd pursues sweeping financial regulatory Read more...
[media id=8258] Former Bush State Dept official Philip Zelikow testified today about the closing of Guantanamo Bay. He compared it to the former pris Read more...

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So far, Obama has only nominated one ambassador - career professional Susan Rice as ambassador to the UN. Here she is in September talking about Oba Read more...
Informed Comment: The annual State Dept. report on terrorism wil cite a nearly 30% rise in terrorism over the previous year Operation Eagle Eye: All t Read more...
Down With Tyranny! The State Dept. is critically short of people with adequate langauage skills to deal with the rest of the world. Harpers.org: Amer Read more...
Lawrence Wilkerson on CNN's Late Edition Blitzer interviews Colin Powell's former State Dept. Chief of Staff about the "Cheney-Runsfeld cabal" and m Read more...
ThomasMc.com Democrats who voted with the RepubliCons Wednesday to destroy the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge by allowing oil exploitation: Akaka Read more...