Essential Reading to Understand The Headlines

Wednesday, July 27, 2011

Taliban Kills Afghan Mayor But US Sees Al-Qaeda Collapsing

Mayor of Kandahar killed in suicide blast - CBS News http://bit.ly/qP6mpN

Taliban: Kandahar mayor killed to avenge deaths - USATODAY.com http://usat.ly/pYopDg

Al Qaeda near collapse, say US officials - GlobalPost http://bit.ly/qfFKUC

New al-Qaida chief praises Syrian protesters http://bit.ly/qzZdpM

35 Pakistani Taliban killed in US air strikes in Afghanistan - The Times of India http://bit.ly/qGVXko

Imam denied bail in Pakistani Taliban terrorism case - OrlandoSentinel.com http://thesent.nl/oUyFoV

China tells US to halt spy plane flights - Hindustan Times http://bit.ly/qN1Jkd