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Is the US really bringing stability to Baghdad? - Middle East, World - Independent.co.uk

Is the US really bringing stability to Baghdad? - Middle East, World - Independent.co.uk: "To judge from the talk in Washington, the 'surge' that put 30,000 more US troops on the ground in Iraq has succeeded in bringing stability to a nation still riven by ethnic, religious and tribal conflict. Life, the Pentagon boasts, is returning to normal. But the truth is a very different story."

The Raw Story | Lieberman backs waterboarding; 'It's not like we're burning people with hot coals'

The Raw Story | Lieberman backs waterboarding; 'It's not like we're burning people with hot coals'The onetime Democratic vice presidential running mate who became an independent to fend off a liberal challenger in Connecticut stumped for waterboarding in a conference call with reporters late Thursday, saying it wasn't as bad as burning people with hot coals.