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Gaddafi’s end appears to be near

It appears after months of fighting Gaddafi and his government are falling. Video from Sky [display_podcast] From BBC: A convoy of Libyan rebels has rolled into central Tripoli past celebrating crowds after a day of heavy fighting in and around the capital. They appeared to meet little resistance and civilians emerged to cheer them, waving flags and firing celebratory shots as they passed in their pick-ups. Video from the city apparently shows the rebels celebrating on Green Square. The rebels reportedly captured Col Muammar Gaddafi’s son Saif al-Islam as the leader himself vowed to fight on. “I have received confidential information

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Iraq Spokeman Asserts U.S. Should Vacate by Late 2010

The Iraqi’s have buckled under the pressure of the U.S. before. But now, with the Bush administration beginning to pack their bags, Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri Kamal al-Maliki maybe growing a backbone. Iraqis maybe willing to stand up to the Bush administration because they know that there is going to be a ‘new sheriff in town’ (McCain or Obama). They may be looking at this time as an opportunity to take their country back. From New York Times: Maliki spokesman, Ali al-Dabbagh, told reporters in Baghdad, “We cannot give any timetables or dates, but the Iraqi government believes the end of

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Errington C. Thompson, MD

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