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Monitor Articles for June 23, 2009
In Colombia, drug war targets 'narcosubs'
Speed-walking school helps Colombian refugee children fit in with their Ecuadorian peers
North Korean ship poses challenge for US allies along its route
France: liberty, equality, and fraternity – but no burqas
How Iran's supreme leader, Ayatollah Khamenei, sees the world
Iran's supreme strategy: Why is Ahmadinejad the chosen one?
Yemen's fishermen caught between Somali pirates and pirate hunters
Bio Brief: Ayatollah Sayed Ali Khamenei
Rival of Pakistani Taliban leader killed
With rival's death, Pakistani Taliban leader sheds key threat
Libya: Ruination of the ruins
US gives carmakers $8 billion to go electric
Illegal immigrants netted by local police could be released
Why healthcare reform is still alive, despite initial cost estimates
Obama's toughest words yet on Iran crackdown
Grim poll numbers for Speaker Pelosi
Ensign receives round of applause (for apologizing, not affair)
Sanford disappears to hike Appalachian Trail (on Naked Hiking Day)
Obama calls himself a former smoker despite still smoking
In battle of the burqa, Obama and Sarkozy differ
Iraq: forgotten and in trouble?
Guantánamo detainee, considered an enemy by both sides, is ordered freed
Supreme Court strikes a compromise to save landmark voting law
Easy for suspected terrorists to buy guns in the US, report says
NASA's new breed of astronaut
Many Iranian-American protesters fear to speak too boldly
Subway in crash was older, needed to be phased out
Don't treat C02 as a pollutant
Long live the Democrats? Not so fast.
The Monitor's View
Obama's immigration straddle
US existing home sales edge up 2.4 percent
Are low appraisals slowing US home sales?
Obama healthcare reform threatens truce with business
Study: China's Olympic effort to curb smog had little effect
Earth Talk: Who’s building places to charge plug-in cars?
ThisMoment captures personal scenes with a social sheen
Buzz Aldrin climbs behind the mic for a joint jam with Snoop Dogg
Chinese government shows no sign of backing down on spyware program
A million new iPhones, $30 apologies, and two kinds of cracking
Reunited: The wild chase to track down a missing iPhone
Netbook or notebook? A majority of consumers can't tell the two apart.
Turtle Feet: The Making and Unmaking of a Buddhist Monk
Monitor Books - June 23, 2009
Redemption: The Myth of Pet Overpopulation and the No Kill Revolution in America
Brentano's Paris shuts its doors
Would you rather read a book by a journalist – or a writer?
NASA's tandem spacecraft reach the moon
Six Picks: Recommendations from the Monitor staff
A psalm of protection and healing in Iran
Make room for ornamental grasses