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8:40 PM ET, March 19, 2011

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Fox News:
U.S. Launches Cruise Missiles Against Qaddafi's Air Defenses  —  The U.S. Navy fires the first U.S. Tomahawk cruise missiles against Libyan leader's Muammar al-Qaddafi's air defenses Saturday.  —  The Pentagon says 112 missiles have been launched from U.S. and British ships in the Mediterranean, hitting 20 Libyan targets.
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ABCNEWS:
U.S. Tomahawk Cruise Missiles Hit Targets in Libya  —  Pentagon: 112 Missiles Fired at More Than 20 Targets Inside Libya  —  More than 112 Tomahawk cruise missiles struck over 20 targets inside Libya today in the opening phase of an international military operation the Pentagon said was aimed …
New York Times:
Obama Takes Hard Line With Libya After Shift by Clinton  —  WASHINGTON — In a Paris hotel room on Tuesday night, Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton found herself juggling the inconsistencies of American foreign policy in a turbulent Middle East.  She criticized the foreign minister …
New York Times:
U.S. Missiles Strike Libyan Air-Defense Targets  —  The United States Navy destroyer Barry firing a Tomahawk missile from the Mediterranean Sea on Saturday.  The Pentagon said more than 100 missiles were targeted at Libya's air-defense systems.  —  TRIPOLI, Libya — American and European forces began …
CNN:
French jets streak over Benghazi  —  Tripoli, Libya (CNN) — French fighter jets soared over Libya on Saturday to counter Moammar Gadhafi's military forces who were intent on destroying the opposition as they pushed into the rebel stronghold of Benghazi.  —  “Our air force will oppose …
Ann Althouse / Althouse:
A feminist milestone: Our male President has been pulled into war by 3 women.  —  It's the opposite of the Code Pink idea that women bring the peace.  How long have I heard this feminist plaint: If only women had the power, we would have peace, not phallocratic war.  —  But no:
David Wood / The Huffington Post:
Anti-American Extremists Among Libyan Rebels U.S. Has Vowed To Protect … WASHINGTON — In 2007, when American combat casualties were spiking in the bloodbath of the Iraq War, an 18-year-old laborer traveled from his home in eastern Libya through Egypt and Syria to join an al Qaeda terrorist cell in Iraq.
Discussion: Hullabaloo
Jordan Fabian / The Hill:
Michael Moore rips Obama over Libya  —  Anti-war filmmaker Michael Moore tore into President Obama for taking military action in Libya on Saturday.  —  Moore, a frequent critic of President Bush for launching the Iraq War, unleashed a string on tweets comparing the U.S. military's mission …
msnbc.com:
Allied forces fire missiles on Libya
Discussion: BBC, Hot Air and Washington Post
USA Today:
Obama: U.S. and ‘broad coalition’ are acting against Gadhafi
Discussion: CNN, TalkLeft and Doug Ross
Times of India:
‘To my Dear Obama, our son’, says Gaddafi, defending attack on rebels
McClatchy Washington Bureau:
Defying U.N., Gadhafi's forces attack Benghazi
Discussion: The Jawa Report
Jordan Fabian / The Hill:
Palin: I could have brought change in '08  —  Republicans would have been more successful in the 2008 presidential elections if she was at the top of the ticket, former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin suggested Saturday.  —  Speaking at the India Today Conclave in New Delhi, Palin was asked …
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Jeff Poor / The Daily Caller:
Low-brow: Bill Maher says Sarah Palin is a ‘dumb twat’  —  One might think paying for HBO as a premium cable channel would entitle subscribers to high-quality entertainment selections.  But for an hour Friday night, viewers were treated to a little misogynistic locker room humor with the channel's “Real Time with Bill Maher.”
indiatoday.intoday.in:
Not yet sure of running for US President in 2012: Sarah Palin
Jordan Fabian / The Hill:
Palin rips Obama's energy policy, handling of Middle East
Discussion: The Politico, CNN and sisu
Andrew Sullivan / The Daily Dish:
A Clarification  —  Many readers have said that the War Powers Act does indeed give the president the legal right to initiate a war without Congressional vote.  Maybe I wasn't clear enough.  I do not doubt that, even though it seems to me that that Act makes a mockery of the separation of powers.
Discussion: Eunomia
Eric Schmitt / New York Times:
American Official Warns That Qaddafi May Lash Out With New Terrorist Attacks  —  The United States is bracing for possible Libyan-backed terrorist attacks, President Obama's top counterterrorism official said on Friday.  —  The official, John O. Brennan, said that the military attacks …
Discussion: Crooks and Liars and Salon
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James Fallows / The Atlantic Online:
Warren Christopher, 1925-2011  —  Let me break into the sequence …
Discussion: News Desk, The Talking Dog and Gawker
NPR:   Former Secretary of State Warren Christopher Dies
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CNN:
Food from farms near nuclear plant radioactive
Guardian:
Japan bans some food sales
Discussion: Mercury Rising and Truthdig
Matthew Rothschild / The Progressive Magazine Feed:
Wisconsin Teacher in Apparent Suicide, “Distraught” Over Walker's Cuts  —  Jeri-Lynn Betts, an early childhood teacher in the Watertown, Wisconsin, school district, died on March 8 of an apparent suicide.  —  A colleague says she was “very distraught” over Gov. Scott Walker's attacks on public sector workers and public education.
Barry Brook / BraveNewClimate:
Fukushima nuclear accident: Saturday 19 March summary  —  Last Saturday the the crisis level at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power station was rapidly on the rise.  Hydrogen explosions, cracks in the wetwell torus and fires in a shutdown unit's building — it seemed the sequence of new problems would never end.
Joe Nocera / New York Times:
An Advocate Who Scares Republicans  —  The piñata sat alone at the witness table, facing the members of the House subcommittee on financial institutions and consumer credit.  —  The Wednesday morning hearing was titled “Oversight of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.”
Tony Capaccio / Bloomberg:
U.S., Coalition Attack Libya Air-Defense Systems With ‘Operation Odyssey’  —  U.S. and coalition vessels and aircrafts attacked Libya's air defense systems in the opening phase of “Odyssey Dawn” the international operation to establish a no-fly zone, military officials said today.
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