Investigation Infiltrates International Child Porn Ring

CHILD PORN STING

Child-Porn Sting Nets International Group

27 People Face Charges in U.S. and Abroad in Porn Sting. (ABC News)

IRAQI DOCUMENTS RELEASED

First Declassified Iraq Documents Released

Bush Administration Releases First Declassified Documents From Prewar Iraq. (AP)

IRAN - U.S.

Iran Wants to Discuss Iraq With U.S.

Iran Says Wants to Discuss Iraq With U.S.; Washington Repeatedly Has Accused Tehran of Meddling. (AP)

MOUSSAOUI TRIAL

Judge in Moussaoui Case Imposes Sanctions

Judge in Moussaoui Case Imposes Sanctions, Prosecutors Consider Appeal. (AP)

Embattled Lawyer Had Limited Role in 9/11 Trial

Carla J. Martin was a legal go-between in federal proceedings against Moussaoui, prosecutors say. (Washington Post)

ABU GHRAIB ABUSES

Officer Says He Wrongly Approved Use of Dogs

Top military intelligence official at Abu Ghraib says he wrongly endorsed using dogs in interrogations. (Washington Post)

Online Magazine Publishes Army's Abu Ghraib Investigation

Online magazine Salon.com has published what it's calling a full dossier of the U.S. Army's examination of abuse at Abu Ghraib prison, including 279 photos and 19 videos from the Army's internal investigation. The Web site also has published a timeline about the events to help give context to the abuse that occurred there. Michael Scherer, Washington correspondent for Salon.com, talks to Michele Norris about his reporting on the investigation. (Listen to NPR Report)

HALLIBURTON

Firm Failed to Protect U.S. Troops' Water

AP Exclusive: Halliburton Memo Says Company Failed to Protect Soldiers' Water in Iraq. (AP)

GUANTANAMO TRANSCRIPTS

Gitmo Transcripts Paint Shadowy Portraits

Guantanamo Transcripts Paint Portraits of Detainees, but Much About Them Remains Cloudy. (AP)

YEMEN: SUSPECT RELEASED

Suspect Released, Yemen-KSA Al Qaeda Link Disclosed

The Specialized State Security Penal Court acquitted Karama Khamis Monday, March 13. Khamis was freed from the U.S. detention center in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, but Prosecution appealed his release, charging him with drug trafficking. (Yemen Times)

TALIBAN TARGETS SCHOOLS

Fears of a Lost Generation of Afghan Pupils As Taliban Targets Schools

Arson attacks and death threats turn playgrounds into battlegrounds. (The Guardian)

WAR CRIMES

Two Bosnian Muslim Commanders Convicted of War Crimes

Two Bosnian Muslim army commanders were convicted of war crimes Wednesday for failing to rein in foreign Muslim volunteers who murdered and tortured Bosnian Croats and Serbs in the 1990s. (AP)

DARFUR

Sudan Govt Closes Rights Group Offices in Darfur

The Sudanese human rights organization SUDO said yesterday the West Darfur authorities had closed down three of its offices because it did not like its work overcoming divisions in the troubled region. SUDO, one of the few rights groups based in the country, is often targeted by the government. (Reuters)

BIRD FLU

Four Nations Confirm Bird Flu

Four Asian nations confirmed the presence of the deadly H5N1 strain of bird flu on Thursday while China said it faced a long struggle to contain the disease before the arrival of flu-carrying migratory birds in spring. (Reuters)

INTERNET ATTACKS

Computer Researchers Warn of Net Attacks

Computer Researchers Warn of Powerful New Internet Attacks That Can Overwhelm Web Sites. (AP)

ON THE WEB

Slain Saudi Qaeda Militant Warned Of More Attacks-Web

A slain al Qaeda leader in Saudi Arabia, in a video recorded before his killing, warned Americans and the U.S.-allied Saudi monarchy to leave the kingdom or face more bloodshed and bombings. (Reuters)

IRAQ NEWS

Iraqi Police Find 25 Bodies in Baghdad

Iraqi police found 25 bodies discarded in various parts of Baghdad overnight, the Interior Ministry said Thursday, part of a wave of apparent sectarian killing. (AP)

Iraqi PM 'Prepared To Step Down'

Iraq's Prime Minister Ibrahim Jaafari says he will not lead the new government if Iraqis do not want him to. (BBC)

Analysis: Iraq's Tortuous Search For Unity

Three months after the elections, Iraq's political parties are repeating the tortuous wrangling that epitomised negotiations over the transitional government and the draft constitution. (BBC)

Analysis: Journalism Under Siege in Baghdad, Part 2

Remote reporting and the Green Zone. (Asia Times)

Comment: Steps Toward Unity in Iraq

For a change, pessimism isn't necessarily the right bet for Iraq. Its leaders are taking the first tentative steps toward reversing the country's downward slide. (Washington Post)

Comment: What Every Iraqi Should See

The trial of Saddam Hussein should be a showcase for a better Iraq, but thus far it has fallen disappointingly short. (NY Times)

ANALYSIS & OPINION

Every Tyrant Should Hear Banquo's Ghost Hissing: 'Remember The Hague'

Milosevic's death must mark the end of bloody ethnic separation and the start of international accountability. (The Guardian)

How Do You Say 'Ominous' in Belgian?

Serge Brammertz's first report on the ongoing investigation of former Prime Minister Rafik Hariri's murder initially reads as something dryly procedural. However, the document is much more than that. It again confirms that the inquisitorial machinery is in high gear, and that the suspects have fewer means to affect, or even delay, the outcome of the investigation. (The Daily Star)

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