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The Day Ahead: Monday, March 28, 2011

By on 3.28.11 | 9:50AM

What to Watch for:

President Obama addresses the nation regarding the attack in Libya (Politico)

Libyan rebels target Gadhafi's hometown of Sirte (ABC News)

A 6.5-magnitude earthquake struck the northeast region of Japan this morning (CNN)

Radiation from Japan's nuclear plant is seeping into the sea water and soil; there appears to be a partial meltdown in Unit 2 (LA Times)

Clip of the Day:

Economists discuss the impacts of Japan and the Middle East on America's economy (CNN)

Today on the Main Site:

NATO Reconsidered by Joseph A. Harriss: Is it still our indispensable alliance? From our new April issue.

Charlie Foxtrot Over Libya by Jed Babbin: There are no facts to support any explanation Obama will give tonight.

Obama Arming Al Qaeda? by The Prowler: That's the likely outcome of his Libya war.

Meanwhile, in Israel... by James B. Brinton: It's come under fire again from Gaza. Why weren't its defense systems ready?

Redistricting Reform, California Style by Peter Hannaford: The right hand giveth; the left hand taketh away.

Fixating on Rep. Peter King's 'Islamophobia' by Mark Tooley: The Religious Left does what it's always done.

Switching Off, Switching On by Paul Beston: Do we spend too much time watching sports?

In Fairness to John Dewey: His show trials commission and Sidney Hook. Also: Ben Stein and Obama's latest war. Pawlenty and Franken. Plus more.

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