Daily Briefing: 'Happy To Be Fighting Back'
• The CIA has secret Counterterrorist Intelligence Centers in more than two dozen countries; new emphasis on cooperation with intel agencies of other countries. [WP]
• Rep. John Murtha (D-Penn.), a Vietnam veteran, tearfully calls for the immediate withdrawal of forces from Iraq; 13 service members from his district have died in Iraq. Murtha: "Our military has done everything that has been asked of them. It is time to bring them home." [WP, NYT, WSJ, LAT, USAT]
• Bush's meeting with Putin "was choreographed to minimize the potential for another display of the tensions that now color their relationship." [USAT]
• Americans are feeling more isolationist, less unilateralist, according to Pew study. [NYT]