Monday, December 19, 2011 News Update

“A universal peace, it is to be feared, is in the catalogue of events, which will never exist but in the imaginations of visionary philosophers, or in the breasts of benevolent enthusiasts.” –James Madison, essay in the National Gazette, 1792

U.S. Closely Monitoring North Korea After Dictator Kim Jong Il Dies

Egypt’s Military Clashes With Protesters For Third Day

Army Pressed on Why it Kept Trusting Manning

Syria Agrees to Allow Arab League Observers into the Country

Former Czech President and Anti-Communist Icon Vaclav Havel Dies at 75

Iraqis celebrate U.S. exit but worry for future

U.S. Official Says Iran Will Find it Difficult to Exploit Intel in Drone

Editorial Cartoon

Commentary: One president, please, with a side of Rice

“History suggests that capitalism is a necessary condition for political freedom. Clearly, it is not a sufficient condition.” –American economist and author Milton Friedman (1912-2006)

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