This guy should have had a quick chat with Leni Riefenstahl about how quickly folks forget those who work with the Nazis."A 104-year-old Dutch cabaret singer who once performed in Nazi Germany has given a concert...
This is a puzzle I don't get:"AXIS OF SHE-VIL
DEATH TO GAYS BUT FREE OPS FOR IRANI TRANNIES
By LUKAS I. ALPERT, NY Post
February 7, 2008 -- Iran has been called many things, but a progressive nation isn't one of them.
But while bearded morality police race around the...
Who ever designed this North Korean building should be shot. In fact, he probably was."The one-hundred-and-five-story Ryugyong Hotel is hideous, dominating the Pyongyang skyline like some twisted North Korean version of Cinderella's castle. Not that you would be able to...
"China's free pass
Posted by Damian Lanigan on 31 Jan 2008 at 00:09
Tags: China, Hu Jintao, Gordon Brown, Beijing Olympics, Hu Jia
China's government is rounding up human rights activists in preparation for the Olympics. Hu Jia is under house arrest for the crime of airing...
"The Siege is Broken
The Palestinian people took their destiny in their own hands today and smashed down the wall that divided Gaza from Egypt. Hundreds of thousands of people left their prison and walked into Egypt and bought up food, fuel and everything else in sight. It...
"Chomsky on World Ownership
Michael Shank | January 23, 2008
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Foreign Policy In Focus
Noam Chomsky is a noted linguist, author, and foreign policy expert. On January 15, Michael Shank...
"MIDEAST: U.S. Seen in Policy Retreat
Analysis by Adam Morrow and Khaled Moussa al-Omrani
CAIRO, Jan 10 (IPS) - Recent months have witnessed several notable political reorientations in the Middle East, involving Iran, the Gulf states, Egypt and Lebanon. Several experts say...
"Qatar feels the chill
What reasons could George Bush have for giving Qatar the cold shoulder? One: its support and bankrolling of al-Jazeera
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Arranged marriages can be a messy business. Designed principally as a means of accumulating wealth, circumventing...
"Speaking to the press on the sidelines of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), Hira Jhamtani said the proposed Bali Roadmap -- a future framework to replace the Kyoto Protocol which expires in 2012 -- received many responses from participants...
"Cuba's foreign minister on Tuesday warned that his country is prepared to defend itself if the United States tries to bring regime change by force, saying a conflict would jeopardize U.S. stability.
"We are not threatening and we never bluff," Felipe Perez Roque said in an...
At first I thought that this was good news, but it's more likely that the ruling junta simply thinks that they've squashed the protest to the point where they don't need the military manpower to patrol the...
"US President George W. Bush has announced new sanctions against the Myanmar junta, the announcement came following the president's address at the UN general assembly where he focussed the attention of the international community on the need to take action against the Burmese...