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17 May 2010 15:11

  • I mentioned on Friday the retired Thai army general who was shot in the head by a sniper in Bangkok. Turns out he was talking to a NY Times reporter when it happened. You won't believe his last words. (H/t Global Dashboard.)
  • The Rudd Government wants to have it both ways on nuclear disarmament. Terrific piece by the SMH's Hamish McDonald.
  • As America slowly pulls out of Iraq, it has made few preparations for its local contractors, who face grave danger without US protection.
  • Girl students targeted by the Taliban and other militants in Afghanistan.
  • Game theory and the rational actor model applied to terrorists. (H/t 3QD.)
  • Separated at birth? Michael Fullilove, who has just seen Iron Man 2, suggested this one (Flickr photos of Mickey Rourke and Muammar Gaddafi by BlatantNews and startinghere71): 

 

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