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Will Al-Zarqawi's Death Fuel the Insurgency
Thu Jun 8, 2006 16:13

 
Will Al-Zarqawi's Death Fuel the Insurgency

DEMOCRACY NOW! DAILY EMAIL DIGEST
June 8, 2006

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TODAY'S DEMOCRACY NOW!:

* Will Al-Zarqawi's Death Fuel the Insurgency or Diminish It? *

U.S. and Iraqi officials have announced Abu Musab al-Zarqawi was killed in a
U.S.-Iraqi raid in Iraq on Wednesday. We speak with Robert Fisk, chief
Middle East correspondent of the London Independent and Loretta Napoleoni,
author of "Insurgent Iraq: Al Zarqawi and the New Generation."


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http://www.democracynow.org/article.pl?sid=06/06/08/1418201


* Army Lieutenant Becomes First Commissioned Officer to Refuse Deployment to
Iraq *

For the first time since the start of the war, a commissioned officer is
refusing deployment to fight in Iraq. On Wednesday U.S. Army 1st Lieutenant
Ehren Watada announced his intention to disobey what he says are illegal
orders to deploy to Iraq. We speak with 1st Lieutenant Watada and his
lawyer, Legrand Jones.

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http://www.democracynow.org/article.pl?sid=06/06/08/1418206


* Holy Outlaw: Lifelong Peace Activist Father Daniel Berrigan Turns 85 *

We speak with Father Daniel Berrigan, one of the country's leading peace
activists of the past half-century. Hundreds of people are gathering in New
York this weekend to celebrate his 85th birthday. We discuss his life as a
Jesuit priest, poet, pacifist, educator, social activist, playwright and
lifelong resister to what he calls "American military imperialism."

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http://www.democracynow.org/article.pl?sid=06/06/08/1418211


* Headlines for June 8, 2006 *

- Abu Musab al-Zarqawi Killed in Iraq
- US Troops Accused of New Civilian Killings
- WFP: Darfur Food Crisis Worsening
- East Timorese Archives Damaged By Looting
- Senate Votes Down Amendment Banning Gay Marriage
- New Orleans Census Shows 15% Drop in Black Residents
- Bolton Threatens ³Consequences² Over UN Deputy Speech
- Google May Reconsider China Search Engine

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http://www.democracynow.org/article.pl?sid=06/06/08/1417254

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