- OPEC's meeting ended in a angry confrontation with the "cartel" opting not to increase production. Predictably, oil prices rose on the news. Oil is now trading about $30 per barrel above what the Saudis believe the commodity should be priced at.
- Zawahiri released a vow that the jihad begun by bin Laden will continue.
- Forthcoming scholarship in the Fordham International Law Journal addresses whether an armed conflict is ongoing in Mexico.