Here are a quartet of news links(albeit from yesterday)that may be of interest to you all.
From the Washington Post, comes this article about how the US Army's using $20,000 'quick ship" enlistment bonuses to get new recruits into its ranks faster and build up its recruiting quotas at http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2007/08/26/AR2007082601266.html?wpisrc=newsletter.
Then, from the Los Angeles Times, comes this article about the growing use of child soldiers by Iraqi insurgents at http://www.latimes.com/news/la-fg-childfighters27aug27,0,3111279.story?coll=la-tot-topstories&track=ntottext.
Next, comes a Washington Post piece by Michael Abramowitz on the Administration's strategy behind its recent use of the Viet-Nam War's aftermath at http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2007/08/26/AR2007082601144.html?wpisrc=newsletter.
Finally, we have another Washington Post piece, this one from Andrew Cohen's Bench Conference blog, entitled "Good Riddance" about now-former US Attorney General Alberto Gonzales' resignation at http://blog.washingtonpost.com/benchconference/2007/08/post_48.htmlmore.
Check 'em out, and be seeing you.