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2:40 AM ET, May 30, 2007

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Joel Seidman / MSNBC:
Plame was 'covert' agent at time of name leak  —  Newly released unclassified document details CIA employment  —  WASHINGTON - An unclassified summary of outed CIA officer Valerie Plame's employment history at the spy agency, disclosed for the first time today in a court filing …
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Dan Froomkin / Washington Post:
Fitzgerald Again Points to Cheney  —  Special counsel Patrick J. Fitzgerald has made it clearer than ever that he was hot on the trail of a coordinated campaign to out CIA agent Valerie Plame until that line of investigation was cut off by the repeated lies from Vice President Cheney's former chief of staff, I. Lewis "Scooter" Libby.
Larry Johnson / NO QUARTER:
How About Them Apples Vicky Toensing?  —  Download libby_governments_sentencing_ memo.pdf  —  Victoria Toensing, Cliff May, Byron York and the other rightwing apologists who have long insisted that Valerie Plame Wilson was not undercover have some "splaining" to do.
Newsweek:
Fitzgerald Says Plame Was a Covert Agent  —  In new court filings, special counsel Patrick Fitzgerald has finally resolved one of the most disputed issues at the core of the long-running CIA leak controversy: Valerie Plame Wilson, he asserts, was a "covert" CIA officer …
John Amato / Crooks and Liars:
Plame was a Covert Agent  —  It's official.  Valerie Plame was a covert agent at the time her name was leaked by Novak.  Will Victoria Toensing issue an apology?  And Fred Hiatt should follow her lead. … FDL: Ex.  Order 12958 — Hayden's approval of Waxman's statement that Ms. Wilson's status …
Justin Rood Reports / The Blotter:
Send Wolfowitz to Iraq, Says GOP Lawmaker  —  Justin Rood Reports:  —  Paul Wolfowitz may have been ousted from his post at the World Bank, but a free-speaking GOP lawmaker has an idea to keep the so-called "architect" of the Iraq War from standing in the unemployment line.
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BBC:
Bush chooses new World Bank boss
Discussion: The Agonist and Truthdig
Peter S. Goodman / Washington Post:
Bush to Pick Zoellick for World Bank
Discussion: The Atlantic Online
Scott Lemieux / Lawyers, Guns and Money:
Court Protects Gender Discrimintion  —  As Ruth Bader Ginsburg notes, the evidence of gender discrimination in the case of Ledbetter v. Goodyear, decided today by the Supreme Court, is unambiguous: … Despite this, and contrary to the judgment of the EEOC, the Court by a bare 5-4 majority threw …
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New York Times:
Advisers Fault Harsh Methods in Interrogation  —  As the Bush administration completes secret new rules governing interrogations, a group of experts advising the intelligence agencies argue that the harsh techniques used since the 2001 terrorist attacks are outmoded, amateurish and unreliable.
Discussion: The Atlantic Online
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Andrew Sullivan / The Atlantic Online:
"Verschärfte Vernehmung"  —  The phrase "Verschärfte Vernehmung" is German for "enhanced interrogation".  Other translations include "intensified interrogation" or "sharpened interrogation".  It's a phrase that appears to have been concocted in 1937, to describe a form of torture …
SITE Institute:
"Legitimate Demands" - A Video Speech by Adam Yahiye Gadahn Produced by as-Sahab Media  —  Adam Yahiye Gadahn AKA Azzam the American, is featured in a 7:57 minute video produced by as-Sahab, the multimedia wing of al-Qaeda, and titled: "Legitimate Demands".  The video was issued to jihadist forums today, Tuesday, May 29, 2007.
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Brian Ross Reports / The Blotter:
New Tape, Old Threats From American al Qaeda
Mike Stobbe / Associated Press:
TB case brings warning to air passengers  —  ATLANTA - A man with a rare and exceptionally dangerous form of tuberculosis has been placed in quarantine by the U.S. government after possibly exposing passengers and crew on two trans-Atlantic flights this month, health officials said Tuesday.
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Will Dunham / Reuters:
U.S. isolates traveler infected with super-TB
Discussion: Firedoglake and Wonkette
Richard Mauer / Anchorage Daily News:
Feds eye Stevens' home remodeling project  —  GIRDWOOD: Veco approved some invoices for 2000 upgrade at senator's house, says builder.  —  The FBI and a federal grand jury have been investigating an extensive remodeling project at U.S. Sen. Ted Stevens' home in Girdwood that involved …
Jonathan Kay / canada.com:
Jenin comes to Lebanon.  So where is the outcry?  —  Last week, the Lebanese army attacked a squalid Palestinian refugee camp that's become infested with Islamist suicide terrorists and guerilla fighters.  On May 20, government troops surrounded the camp, with tanks and artillery pieces shelling it at close range.
Kevin Drum / Washington Monthly:
THE CIA AND THE WAR....Jonathan Schwarz has been reading The Italian Letter by Peter Eiser and Knut Royce and finds himself amazed.  "I really can't understand why this hasn't gotten some attention," he says via email.  In particular, he's amazed at this passage about Alan Foley …
JD Johannes / Outside the Wire:
Kharmah Awakens  —  "In fact, there is a civil war in progress in Iraq, one comparable in important respects to other civil wars that have occurred in postcolonial states with weak institutions.  Those cases suggest that the Bush administration's political objective in Iraq—creating a stable …
Discussion: BLACKFIVE and Pundit Review
The Prowler / American Spectator:
Sooner Rather Than Later  —  COBURN OK  —  Sen. Tom Coburn is mulling an entry into the Republican presidential primary, according to sources inside and outside the Senate.  Coburn, a senator from Oklahoma, is believed to be receiving encouragement from a small group of wealthy businessmen …
Robin Shulman / Washington Post:
The Informer: Behind the Scenes, or Setting the Stage?  —  With tired eyes and mussed hair, Osama Eldawoody opens his door to an unexpected guest.  —  He doesn't get many visitors these days.  He is in hiding for his own safety.  He has received no direct threats, he says …
Discussion: TalkLeft and Atlas Shrugs
 
 
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Jim Rutenberg / New York Times:
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Jim Rutenberg / New York Times:
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Bernstein Book Directly Contradicts A Key Charge In Gerth And Van Natta's Book
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Ian Welsh / The Agonist:
The View From There  —  On Saturday I talked about walking a mile in your enemies shoes.
Discussion: The Sideshow
Rusty / The Jawa Report:
Palestinian "Missile" Fauxtography? (Updated)
Discussion: Hot Air
BBC:
Outcry over TV kidney competition
David Barboza / New York Times:
China Sentences Former Drug Regulator to Death