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Wednesday, April 30, 2008

Today's Must Reads

The new Prime Minister of Pakistan, Yosaf Raza Gillani has a column in the Washington Post entitled 'Pakistan's Moment". Pervez Musharraf remains in power as President and the news from Pakistan since their parliamentary elections has been sporadic.

In The New York Times there is a column entitled "Pakistan's Planned Accord with Militants Alarms U.S.". The change in government has resulted also in some change in tactics pertaining to militants in the mountainous borders of Pakistan.

The Economist has a piece entitled "Afghanistan: A Changing War" which gives a current assessment of the status in that country where the Taliban just recently attempted to assassinate President Karzai who was reviewing a military parade in their capital of Kabul.

Brian Wesbury has a column in the Wall Street Journal entitled "Deja Vu: The Fed's Interest Rate Dilemma". He gives his take on what action is needed by the Fed to get us out of our current mess. has a column by Gebe Matinez entitled "Latinos outraged over CBS report". Hispanics and civil rights groups are upset over alleged inaccuracies in CBS reporting on the cost related to illegal immigrant women who give birth in the U.S.

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