ABCNEWS Interview With Former Bagram Detainee

Moroccan man who remains at large was assigned by a top al Qaeda leader to travel to the United States to take part in the Sept. 11, 2001, hijackings, but was unable to obtain a visa, according to a new intelligence report provided to a German court by the U.S. government. (Washington Post)

IRAQ NEWS

Seven U.S. Soldiers Killed In Iraq

Seven US soldiers have been killed in two separate bomb attacks in Iraq. (BBC)

Unity Call By Rebel Shia Leader As Sectarian Bombings Spread

The rebel Shia leader Moqtada al-Sadr, whose militia staged two uprisings against US forces last year, is calling for unity among the majority Iraqi Shia community in the face of growing sectarian violence that could spark a civil war. (The Guardian)

Officer Drawn Into Iraq Jail Death Probe

British Army officer under investigation over events that led to Iraqi civilian's death in custody. (The Observer)

Insurgents Flourish in Iraq's Wild West

The center of the rebel movement has shifted to Al Anbar province, near the border with Syria. But the U.S. has been moving its forces away. (LA Times)

ANALYSIS & OPINION

Perhaps O'Reilly Is Wrong

In a May 17 radio broadcast, telephilosopher Bill O'Reilly fantasized unpleasantly that terrorists might "grab" the Los Angeles Times editorial and opinion editor "out of his little house and … cut his head off." O'Reilly went on, "And maybe when the blade sinks in, he'll go, 'Perhaps O'Reilly was right.' " (LA Times)

The Non-Proliferation Treaty is About Nuclear Double Standards

The constant drumbeat of U.S. propaganda about how Iran has to "come clean" with the world and "stop conducting a secret nuclear weapons program" is relentless, though dissonant in tone. (The Daily Star)

Dealing With Muslim Anger

The series of meetings U.S. President George W. Bush is holding with leaders from the Muslim world this week have, according to Washington analysts, one overriding aim: To neutralize Muslim anger at America. Among the leaders Bush is meeting are Presidents Hamid Karzai of Afghanistan, Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono of Indonesia and Mahmoud Abbas of Palestine. (Arab News)

An Essay In Imperial Villain-Making

A fanatical Muslim despot was resisting the west, there were calls for regime change. We have, of course, been here before. (The Guardian)

The Insider Daily Investigative Report (DIR) is a summary of major news articles and broadcasts relating to investigative news, including international terrorism and developments in Iraq. The DIR is edited daily from foreign and U.S. sources by Chris Isham, Hoda Osman and Brinda Adhikari of the ABC News Investigative Unit. The views expressed here do not necessarily reflect those of ABCNEWS.

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