Essential Reading to Understand The Headlines

Tuesday, August 9, 2011

Syria's Assad on a Rampage Murders Protesters and Accused of Eliminating Own Defense Minister While Lebanon Mocks Hariri Tribunal

Assad finishes off his defense minister, sends Davotuglu away empty-handed http://debka.com/article/21193/
   
Assad's aides suspected of murdering Syria's sacked defense minister http://debka.com/article/21193/
 
Russians warn NATO targeting Syria http://bit.ly/qTw9Uo

Lebanon tells international tribunal it has not found Hariri killers - Haaretz http://bit.ly/rqUTJ1

Al Qaeda in Iraq praises appointment of Zawahiri to emir - The Long War Journal http://bit.ly/ooRyFc
 
Kurdistan oil hopes rise with new ventures - FT.com http://on.ft.com/nWT9BF