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Biden Demands Net No Progress on Iraq Govt

Post Views: 2 No Proposals Made for Next Coalition Govt Though it comes as little surprise given the past four months of political fighting, Vice President Joe Biden’s Iraq visit has come to an end, and his demand for a

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Commissions and Omissions 0

Post Views: 3 A victory is a victory. A big victory is better than a small one, but a small victory is better than a defeat. This week we won. Immediately after the Turkel Commission was set up to investigate

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Dangerous Crossroads in World History: Obama’s New Iran Sanctions: An Act of War 0

Post Views: 4 When the UN refused to agree to the severe sanctions that the U.S. wanted, Obama responded with typical Bush flair and went solo. The new U.S. sanctions against Iran — signed into law by Obama on July

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Amnesty International: Fear for prisoners on death row in Iran 0

Post Views: 4 Amnesty International has made a new call to the Iranian authorities to immediately halt all executions and commute all death sentences as concern grows about two women and other prisoners who may be at imminent risk of

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Executive Privilege

Post Views: 2 The removal of General Stanley McChrystal from command provided President Barack Obama with the perfect opportunity to review the entire Afghan war strategy and declare it a failure.  That he did not do so means that the

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Why Afghanistan’s Poppies Aren’t the Problem 0

Post Views: 1 For years, there has been much discussion about the best strategy to rid Afghanistan of its poppies. Eradication, says Bush. Interdiction and alternative livelihoods, retorts Obama. Licensing and production for medicinal purposes, suggested the Senlis Council. The

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Sticking the public with the bill for the bankers’ crisis

Post Views: 1 How else can we interpret the G20 communiqué that includes not even a measly tax on financial transactions?

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ANOTHER EUROPE IS NECESSARY

Post Views: 3 What are the Main Axes – Themes OF ESF 2010 Below you can find the list of the Axes of European Social Forum 2010 – Istanbul

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Malalai Joya: “Zapatero debería retirar las tropas de Afganistán”

Post Views: 30 Malalai Joya en Madrid el pasado jueves Cuando en 1880 el Imperio británico quiso conquistar el dominio del territorio afgano, estalló la segunda guerra británico-afgana y surgió una resistencia armada local dispuesta a impedir el avance de

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Venezuela’s private retailers targeted as Hugo Chávez declares ‘economic war’ 0

Post Views: 0 Venezuela’s private retailers targeted as Hugo Chávez declares ‘economic war’As election looms, president blames rising food prices on ‘capitalist’ retailers while critics accuse him of scapegoatingRory Carroll in Caracas Subsidised markets that provide cheap staples, such as

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