It's Sunday, so it must be time for Talking Bible Dolls. Plush Jesus - there's a fetish waiting to happen. Speaking of fetishes, how about blasphemous nun fetish photos! For the more serious amongst you, Foreign Affairs has a report on the growing influence on evangelicals in U.S. foreign policy.
A UK charity warns of famine in Afghanistan. Eradicating poppy fields will destroy one method of feeding the masses, yet it does seem to be an area that the Taliban and NATO can agree upon. A British officer quits due to opposition towards the "mad war" they are fighting in Afghanistan.
The "war on terror" - and by terrorists - has directly killed a minimum of 62,006 people, created 4.5 million refugees and cost the US more than the sum needed to pay off the debts of every poor nation on earth. It gets more horrifying than the first line.
Leaked emails note CIA approved covert operations in Somalia.
Some insight into the War in Iraq, provided by a Brig. General who helped plan that war and the one in Afghanistan. The big news here is that Rumsfeld said he would fire anyone who planned for a post-war Iraq. Oh, and Bin Laden? The trail to him is "stone cold". No wonder...according to the article the U.S. pulled out it's special ops and CIA teams to prepare for Iraq.