- Newsmaker: SAS Troops in Clash with Taliban in Afghanistan - Several papers in Great Britain report that soldiers belonging to that country's elite SAS have exchanged fire with Taliban troops near Afghanistan's capital of Kabul. James Clark, who helped write the story for the Sunday Times of London, expounds on the possible reason and results of the logistically and politically risky operation.
- Reporter's Notebook: Defense Department Intelligence Analyst Charged As Cuban Spy - The FBI has arrested a top analyst for the Pentagon's Defense Intelligence Agency. Ana Belen Montes is charged with spying for Cuba, the country she was supposed to be monitoring. Former National Intelligence Council head Greg Treverton assesses the potential damage, downplaying the likelihood of a connection to recent terrorist events.
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