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Monitor Articles for August 12, 2008
Former refugees launch university in Somaliland
Venezuela's Chávez riles critics with new decree
In the Water Cube, America's gold-medal model
Increased professionalism keeps swimmers in the pool
How to nab 'sold out' Olympic tickets
U.S. COLLEGE WITH MOST OLYMPIANS
Roots of Georgia-Russia clash run deep
In dog-walking, Saudi virtue police see vice
In one town, Gazans yearn for previous Israeli presence
Kidnapping wave in Mexico linked to drug trade
GOP sees advantage in offshore oil drilling
How to Get Obama to Pick You as VP
"Republicans for Obama" launches Tuesday
Tuesday Morning Reads
Are stun guns too deadly? Louisiana case adds to debate.
Stronger U.S. role likely in Afghanistan
Letters to the Editor
Cuba's bold shift to a postsocialist era
Is charging interest sinful?
The Monitor's View
Stop the rush to corn biofuel
In California, foreclosure's next wave?
Study: Climate change to produce extreme rains
Are they really going to gut the Endangered Species Act?
Climate groups look post-Bush
Kindle e-book: beginning to catch fire?
The House on First Street
My Guantánamo Diary
The hard work of peace
How to succeed in screaming without really being Axl Rose
Castles around every curve
Who, me, ride a roller coaster? Never!
For kids: The grunion are running
Lesson of the white phacelia
Drip irrigation clogged?
A pretty pairing – climbing roses and clematis
When genetically modifed plants hit home