Somali President begins crack down on opposition:
- Somali Parliament Strips Speaker’s Power (Washington Post)
A bill before Congress proposes to, finally, establish an appeals process for the â€œTerrorist Watch List:â€
- Democrats Set Homeland Security Changes (Washington Post)
Malikiâ€™s new tone: is he just talking the talk?
More finger pointing: Iran accuses the US of kidnapping five Iranians in Northern Iraqi city of Irbil.
Can there really be a lasting peace in the Middle East without engaging Iran?
Treasury Department questions â€œwhether the counterterrorism benefit outweighs banks’ costs of complianceâ€ and raises concerns over privacy:
- Vast Data Collection Plan Faces Big Delay (Freedomâ€™s Phoenix/Washington Post)