Morning Brief, Thursday, March 6
2008 U.S. Elections EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images Canada’s prime minister vowed to investigate the leak of a confidential memo on NAFTA that damaged the campaign of Barack Obama. The Illinois senator is taking a more combative approach after Tuesday’s losses. Victory aside, Hillary Clinton’s campaign advisors are still warring amongst themselves. Europe Russia is spending millions ...
2008 U.S. Elections
2008 U.S. Elections
Canada’s prime minister vowed to investigate the leak of a confidential memo on NAFTA that damaged the campaign of Barack Obama.
The Illinois senator is taking a more combative approach after Tuesday’s losses.
Victory aside, Hillary Clinton’s campaign advisors are still warring amongst themselves.
Russia is spending millions of dollars on public diplomacy.
European NATO members are said to be skeptical of admitting Ukraine, Georgia, Croatia, Macedonia, and Albania to the alliance. Croatia has the best shot.
Human Rights Watch accuses the Sri Lankan government of “disappearing” hundreds of people.
Malaysia’s elections, slated for Mar. 8, may be exacerbating ethnic tensions.
China says the U.S. military is exaggerating the Chinese threat.
Chinese diplomats are trying to get the six-party talks with North Korea back on track.
A small bomb struck a U.S. military recruiting center in Times Square, New York.
The U.S. Department of Justice is building a massive national intelligence database with records culled from thousands of local authorities.
Warren Buffet has overtaken Bill Gates and Carlos Slim to become the world’s richest man, according to Forbes.
- The United Nations is hosting a discussion of ways to get the peacekeeping mission in Darfur up and running.
- Today is World Book Day.
- It’s the fifth anniversary of the much-maligned Department of Homeland Security.
- NATO foreign ministers are meeting in Brussels to discuss possible new members.
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