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Dr. Rusty Shackleford / The Jawa Report:
"Juba" the Baghdad Sniper Captured!  —  The Iraqi Ministry of the Interior announced that it has captured the Baghdad sniper known as Ali Nazar al Jubori.  The name sounds eerily familiar. al Jubori....could this be the original Juba sniper?  That is the claim being made.
Curt / Flopping Aces:
Getting The News From The Enemy, Update IV  —  Many people have emailed me with an update on the Iraqi press conference.  I received the same email as Michelle Malkin did but she was able to get a more complete transcript.  First here is the email from Centcom: … Please note that the AP was at the briefing.
Tom Zeller Jr / The Lede:
So Just Who Is Capt. Jamil Hussein?  —  Against the backdrop of the civil war, occupation, Baathist insurgency, sectarian conflict, and struggle against terrorists in Iraq, to borrow a few descriptors, in addition to the historic meeting between President Bush and Iraq's Prime Minister Nuri …
Allahpundit / Hot Air:
As promised: Iraqi spokesman says AP police source is phony; Update: NYT blog picks up the story; Update: AP responds, ducks the issue  —  Centcom said he'd mention it at today's MOI presser, and so he did: … An AP reporter was there but there's nothing on the wire yet.  I'll update when there is.
Patterico / Patterico's Pontifications:   A "Third Way" on Fake Iraqi Cops?
Sheryl Gay Stolberg / New York Times:
Bush Proclaims Support for Iraqi Premier  —  President Bush today proclaimed Prime Minister Nuri Kamal al-Maliki "the right guy for Iraq," and said the two had agreed to speed the turnover of security responsibility from American to Iraqi forces.  But Mr. Bush dismissed a reported decision …
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Washington Post:
Bush: Calls for Troop Drawdowns Unrealistic  —  At Summit, President Stands by Iraqi Prime Minister, Discusses Speeding Up Security Handover  —  President Bush delivered a staunch endorsement of Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki Thursday morning and dismissed calls for U.S. troop withdrawals …
New York Times:
Iraq Panel to Recommend Pullback of Combat Troops  —  The bipartisan Iraq Study Group reached a consensus on Wednesday on a final report that will call for a gradual pullback of the 15 American combat brigades now in Iraq but stop short of setting a firm timetable for their withdrawal …
Washington Post:
Study Group to Call for Pullback
Deb Riechmann / Associated Press:   Bush agrees to speedy turnover in Iraq
Greg Sargent / tpmcafe.com:
George Will Distorts WaPo's Own Reporting To Smear Jim Webb  —  This has to be one of the rankest displays of journalistic dishonesty I've seen in some time on the part of any columnist, large or small.  —  In today's Washington Post column, George Will assails Dem Senator-elect Jim Webb …
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George F. Will / Washington Post:
Already Too Busy for Civility  —  That was certainly swift.  Washington has a way of quickly acculturating people, especially those who are most susceptible to derangement by the derivative dignity of office.  But Jim Webb, Democratic senator-elect from Virginia, has become a pompous poseur …
R. Emmett Tyrrell, Jr / American Spectator:
The Gentleman From Virginia
Discussion: Hot Air and WuzzaDem
ABCNEWS:
EXCLUSIVE: Iranian Weapons Arm Iraqi Militia  —  Hezbollah Training Also Linked to Iraq Violence  —  U.S. officials say they have found smoking-gun evidence of Iranian support for terrorists in Iraq: brand-new weapons fresh from Iranian factories.  According to a senior defense official …
Jonathan Weisman / Washington Post:
Democrats Reject Key 9/11 Panel Suggestion  —  Neither Party Has an Appetite for Overhauling Congressional Oversight of Intelligence  —  It was a solemn pledge, repeated by Democratic leaders and candidates over and over: If elected to the majority in Congress, Democrats would implement …
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Sister Toldjah:
Promises made, promises broken - a retrospective on Pelosi's 9-11 …
Discussion: Scared Monkeys
Daily Mail:
'Spy' radiation alert for 33,000 BA passengers  —  More than 33,000 British Airways passengers faced a radiation scare last night as three planes were grounded over fears that they have been contaminated by the toxin that killed Russian dissident Alexander Litvinenko.
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Jennifer Quinn / Associated Press:
12 sites in U.K. show radioactive traces
Discussion: Hot Air and The Political Pit Bull
Duncan Gardham / Telegraph:   33,000 BA passengers alerted over radiation
Noble Americans / Washington Post:
Message of H.E. Dr. Mahmoud Ahmadinejad President of the Islamic Republic of Iran  —  To the American People  —  In the name of God, the Compassionate, the Merciful  —  O, Almighty God, bestow upon humanity the perfect human being promised to all by You, and make us among his followers.
Scott Helman / Boston Globe:
After newspaper report, Falwell says he hasn't endorsed Romney  —  MIAMI — Governor Mitt Romney, who has assiduously courted evangelical Christians in preparation for a probable 2008 presidential campaign, was thrust into an awkward position yesterday after a Mississippi newspaper reported …
Spencer S. Hsu / Washington Post:
FEMA Told to Resume Storm Aid  —  Judge's Ruling May Affect Thousands On the Gulf Coast  —  The Bush administration unconstitutionally denied aid to tens of thousands of Gulf Coast residents displaced by hurricanes Katrina and Rita and must resume payments immediately, a federal judge ordered yesterday.
Nico / Think Progress:
Right-Wing Radio Host Fabricates Controversy To Attack First Muslim Congressman  —  Right-wing radio host Dennis Prager wrote a column earlier this week claiming that Rep.-elect Keith Ellison (D-MN), the first Muslim elected to Congress, had "announced that he will not take his oath of office on the Bible …
 
 
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