The US seems not to understand that its current global war on terrorism
is an asymmetrical war, and that the last military superpower is losing
its engagements. The resistance in occupied and bombarded lands can
still claim victory when the US fails to impose its will.
The Washington Post reports a new US space policy that asserts its military control and denies access to anyone "hostile to U.S. interests." "President Bush has signed a new National Space Policy that...
Disaffected people living in the United States may develop radical
ideologies and potentially violent skills over the Internet and that
could present the next major U.S. security threat, U.S. Homeland
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"Bangladeshi economist Muhammad Yunus and his Grameen Bank won the Nobel Peace Prize on Friday for their pioneering use of tiny, seemingly insignificant loans â microcredit â to lift millions out of poverty.
Through Yunus's efforts and those of the bank he founded,...
"Today is Friday, Oct. 13, the 286th day of 2006. There are 79 days left in the year.
Today's Highlight in History:
On Oct. 13, 1792, the cornerstone of the executive mansion, later known as the White House, was laid during a ceremony in the District of Columbia.
"To track anti-American sentiment all you need is a $10 bucket of paint and a map of the globe. A quick look at the polling data shows that we don't have many supporters left. Take this dramatic example: six out of ten Iraqis favor attacks on US forces, and we liberated them."
"Decades of steady gains in education and clout in the workplace by women are paying off for them in a big way:b Women are on track to control 60 percent of wealth in the United States by 2010.Yet, amazingly, these strides haven't made women feel financially secure. Indeed,...
The government of Libya
reached an agreement on Tuesday with One Laptop Per Child, a nonprofit
United States group developing an inexpensive, educational laptop
computer, with the goal of supplying machines to all...
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A mere two weeks into her tenure, President Hillary Rodham Clinton has
announced a sweeping roundup of illegal enemy combatants, the first
step in a comprehensive program designed to protect the American...
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