1. An uprising by Bangladesh paramilitary forces was quelled in the capital city after tanks and other army forces rolled in. 11 reported killed and telecommunications were shut by the government.
2. The fight over the $2 billion in Gaza reconstruction aid money has begun. Fatah demands that all aid money goes through the Palestinian Authority and Israel insists that no aid break the Hamas blockade. Neither condition is realistically possible as Hamas stands to gain most in the end.
3. Mexico is sending more military forces into Juarez, just across the border from El Paso, Texas. The city is ripped by fighting between the cartels and the government and is the center of gravity for the wider violence.
4. In a clear break from past Bush administration policy, the first foreign enemy combatant is being charged in the US for trial in federal civilian courts.
Kissinger: A Strategy for Afghanistan - Washington Post
Army tanks roll toward Bangladeshi capital - Los Angeles Times
Bangladesh shuts mobile phone network as mutiny spreads - Telegraph (UK)
Bangladesh's paramilitary surrendered at the end of a second day of deadly protests - Los Angeles Times
Israel: Bushehr reactor highlights world's failure - Jerusalem Post
5 Serbs Found Guilty of War Crimes in Kosovo - NY Times
Fatah and Hamas: Heading for a Showdown in Lebanon - TIME
Mexico Sending Extra Troops to Besieged Border City of Juarez - VOA
Senate plans hearings on U.S. response to Mexico drug violence - Dallas Morning News
Missile Launch: Behind the new menace from Pyongyang - Forbes
U.S.-Backed Camp for Palestinian Forces Seen as Progress in State-Building - NY Times
Shia unhappiness is rattling regimes in Saudi Arabia and elsewhere - The Economist
Justice: Bush Policy Departure: 'Enemy Combatant' to be Charged in U.S. - ABC
Intelligence: CIA Signals Continuity With Bush Era - Wall Street Journal
Ohio Man Sentenced to 20 Years for Joining al-Qaeda, Plotting Terror Bombings - FOX News
Operation Xcellerator: Nationwide Takedown of Mexican Drug Traffickers, Cartels - Dept. of Justice