[IMC-DC] BTL Summary 8-25-06: Civilians clear losers in Israeli-Lebanon War; Dangerous Phase for Mexico's Dispute Election; Lamont Primary Victory A Shock to US Politics

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FOR THE WEEK ENDING AUG. 25, 2006

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THIS WEEK'S PROGRAM

1) Lebanese and Israeli Civilians Clear Losers
as Cease-Fire Ends Israel's Offensive

Interview with Stephen Zunes,
Middle East editor with Foreign Policy in Focus,
conducted by Scott Harris

Realaudio:
http://www.btlonline.org/zunes082506.ram
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2) Mexico's Disputed Election Enters
Dangerous Phase as Tribunal Rejects
Full Vote Recount

Interview with John Ross,
journalist and author,
conducted by Scott Harris

Realaudio: http://www.btlonline.org/ross082506.ram
Text summary and related links: http://www.btlonline.org/btl082506.html#2hed

3) Lamont Primary Victory Over
Connecticut's U.S. Sen. Lieberman Sends
Shockwaves through American Party Politics

Interview with Jacob Hacker,
Yale University professor of political science,
conducted by Melinda Tuhus

Realaudio:
http://www.btlonline.org/hacker082506.ram
Text summary and related links: http://www.btlonline.org/btl082506.html#3hed

4) This week's summary
of under-reported news

Compiled by Bob Nixon

* Escalating violence in Sri Lanka has left a 4-year cease-fire between government troops and Tamil Tiger rebels in tatters.
* Beyond terrorist threats air travelers face more mundane threats to their safety: specifically, the outsourcing of routine airline

maintenance and new forms of "self-regulation" among aircraft manufacturers airlines.
* White extremist groups are increasingly trying to sell their anti-Semitic message to Muslim audiences.

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