Democracy Now

Democracy Now! (9 am) – August 20, 2008

Iowa Town Turned into "Open-Air Prison" as Wives of Men Arrested in Largest Immigration Raid in US History Forbidden to Work…or Leave; And The Limits of Power: Andrew Bacevich on the End of American Exceptionalism.

Headlines

    * Report: US to Send up to 15,000 More Troops to Afghanistan
    * Taliban Launches Most Serious Attacks Since 2001
    * NATO Suspends Formal Contacts with Russia
    * US & Poland Sign Missile Base Deal
    * Obama Challenges McCain on His Ties to Musharraf
    * NRA Spy Scandal Linked to McCain Campaign
    * Five Protesters Arrested for Unfurling “Free Tibet” Banner in Beijing
    * Pakistan’s Sharif Threatens to Pull Out of Coalition Government
    * NYC & D.C. Area to Track License Plate Numbers
    * Court Overturns Bush Rule on Monitoring Emissions
    * Mexico Urged to Investigate Killings of Journalists
    * NYC Agrees to Pay 52 Anti-War Protesters $2 Million
    * More Headlines…

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