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In US news ...
• Also coming from Gordon: With a rising number of cyber attacks against US government and private networks (an 800 percent increase in 2007 over 2005, according to one estimate), President Obama is appointing a new "cyberczar," and the Pentagon is creating its own "cybercom" at Fort Meade, Md.
• Economics writer Mark Trumbull reports that the Chrysler bankruptcy – and in all likelihood the one soon to be facing General Motors – is upending decades of legal precedent concerning how to manage a belly-up firm, dispense assets, and resolve debtors' claims. Has the Obama administration, by virtue of its close involvement, politicized the process?