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12:35 PM ET, February 13, 2007

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Thomas Harding / Telegraph:
Iraqi insurgents using Austrian rifles from Iran  —  Austrian sniper rifles that were exported to Iran have been discovered in the hands of Iraqi terrorists, The Daily Telegraph has learned.  —  More than 100 of the.50 calibre weapons, capable of penetrating body armour, have been discovered by American troops during raids.
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Ed Morrissey / Captain's Quarters:
Iranian Smoking Guns Found ... Literally  —  The Telegraph reports this morning that rifles imported from Austria by Iran have surfaced among insurgents in Iraq.  Steyr-Mannlicher exported 800 of its high-powered HS50 models, capable of piercing body armor, to the National Iranian Police Association for their anti-narcotics efforts:
Discussion: Instapundit.com
Jim Yardley / New York Times:
North Korea to Close Reactor in Exchange for Raft of Aid  —  North Korea agreed today to close its main nuclear reactor in exchange for a package of food, fuel and other aid from the United States, China, South Korea and Russia.  The breakthrough, announced by the Chinese government …
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Edward Cody / Washington Post:
N. Korea Agrees to Nuclear Disarmament  —  In a landmark international accord, North Korea promised Tuesday to close down and seal its lone nuclear reactor within 60 days in return for 50,000 tons of fuel oil as a first step in abandoning all nuclear weapons and research programs.
Edward Cody / Washington Post:
Tentative Nuclear Deal Struck With North Korea
Discussion: The Corner and The Bullwinkle Blog
Dana Milbank / Washington Post:
Star Character Witnesses at Libby Trial  —  A familiar-looking man in his early 60s took the stand at the Scooter Libby trial yesterday morning.  "I need to ask you to spell your last name," said defense attorney Bill Jeffress.  —  "W-O-O-D-W-A-R-D," the man replied.  —  This was not sufficient for Judge Reggie Walton.
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New York Times:
Libby Lawyers Open Case With Denials by Reporters  —  Lawyers for I. Lewis Libby Jr. opened their case Monday with a parade of prominent Washington reporters who testified that Mr. Libby never mentioned the identity of a Central Intelligence Agency operative when they interviewed him during …
Tom Maguire / JustOneMinute:
Imus On Russert And Plame: "I Think He Knew"
USA Today:
Poll: 63% want all troops home by end of '08  —  WASHINGTON — Americans overwhelmingly support congressional action to cap the number of U.S. troops in Iraq and set a timetable to bring them home by the end of next year, a USA TODAY/Gallup Poll finds — tougher action than the non-binding resolution …
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CBS News:
Poll: Most Doubt Iraq Peace, Iran Threat  —  67% Doubt U.S. Can Stop Iraq Violence; Iran Not Seen As Threat Requiring Military Action  —  (CBS) Two-thirds of Americans say the fighting in Iraq may be beyond the U.S. military's ability to control, according to the latest CBS News poll.
Discussion: MyDD and Wonkette
Brian Ross Reports / The Blotter:
Now It's Personal: Al Qaeda Calls Bush an Alcoholic Liar  —  Brian Ross Reports:  —  The latest taped statement from al Qaeda is an unusually personal attack on President Bush, in which al Qaeda's No. 2 in command, Ayman al Zawahiri, denounces Bush as "an alcoholic, liar and gambler with an addictive personality."
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New York Times:
Obama Restructures a Remark on Deaths  —  Senator Barack Obama of Illinois said Monday that he had misspoken when he suggested that the lives of more than 3,000 American soldiers killed in Iraq had been "wasted."  —  As he arrived in New Hampshire, Mr. Obama said he would "absolutely apologize" …
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New York Times:
Long a Target Over Faulty Iraq Intelligence, Ex-C.I.A. Chief Prepares to Return Fire  —  For the past two years, George J. Tenet has maintained a determined silence even as senior White House officials have laid the blame for the prewar mistakes about Saddam Hussein on him.
Howard Kurtz / Washington Post:
A Blogger for Edwards Resigns After Complaints  —  Days after Democratic presidential candidate John Edwards decided against firing two liberal bloggers with a history of inflammatory writing, one resigned last night with a blast at "right wing shills" for driving her out of the campaign.
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Michelle Malkin:
Edwards' blogger resigns
The Blotter:
Foggo Indictment Expected; Dark Day for the CIA  —  Brian Ross and Vic Walter Report:  —  Federal prosecutors in San Diego are expected today to announce indictments in a case that involves the former No. 3 official at the CIA, Kyle "Dusty" Foggo, officials tell ABC News.
Discussion: DownWithTyranny!
Reuters:
BofA aims new credit card at illegal immigrants: report  —  NEW YORK (Reuters) - Bank of America Corp. has begun offering credit cards to customers without Social Security numbers, typically illegal immigrants, the Wall Street Journal reported on Tuesday.  —  In recent years …
Bob Lewis / Associated Press:
McCain Fears 'Tet Offensive' in Iraq  —  RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Republican presidential hopeful John McCain said Monday he fears an offensive by Iraqi insurgents similar to the Tet offensive by the Viet Cong that sent U.S. casualties soaring in Vietnam nearly 40 years ago.
Patrick Healy / New York Times:
Clinton Reminds New Hampshire, I'm With Bill  —  As she made her first outing to New Hampshire as a presidential candidate last weekend, Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton left her husband at home, yet she tried to tap his old political magic at nearly every turn.
 
 
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