There are two very important developments in the world right now that are not being covered by the media.
LithiumCola at Dkos has a diary up that has a rundown on The Afghan parliament, over the past few days, has been passing bills to kick out US-NATO forces, offer amnesty to insurgents, and to reconcile their warring parties. They are trying to end the war.
As if that weren't bad enough, clammyc has this.
President Musharraf is fighting for his political (and actual) life lately, as there have been numerous protests and a "healthy" amount of violence over the past few months.
However, this past week has been particularly bad. Over the past 2 days alone, violence and protests have killed nearly 40 and wounded around 130. Reports called this the "worst political violence in Pakistan in years.
You would think that these serious occurrences in the "Global War On Terror" would be headlines everywhere. Not quite.
Equity Firm Appears Likely to Gain Control of Chrysler
Top Taliban Commander Is Killed in Clash
U.S. Sweeps Iraq Seeking 3 Soldiers Missing in Attack
Christian Science Monitor?
Padilla case: first look
Al Qaeda launches attacks on higher-impact targets
Web opens world for China's 'post-90' kids, but erodes respect
And on and on......