Oscar Wyatt: confessed last week that he kicked money back to Saddam Hussein in return for buying the former Iraqi dictator’s oil. Despicably, Mr. Wyatt did it through a United Nations program that was supposed to let Iraq sell its oil and invest the proceeds in food programs for its many hungry kids. […]
Another record poppy crop in Afghanistan
WASHINGTON (AP) — Afghanistan will produce another record poppy harvest this year that cements its status as the world’s near-sole supplier of the heroin source, yet a furious debate over how to reverse the trend is stalling proposals to cut the crop, U.S. officials say. As […]
Russia issues new missile threat
Russia has raised the idea of moving new missile forces to Kaliningrad, close to Poland and Lithuania.
First Deputy Prime Minister Sergei Ivanov linked the possible move to US plans for a missile defence system in Poland and the Czech Republic.
Russia has already threatened to […]
Condition of Russian-US relations alarming – Lavrov
TASS News Agency 21.06.2007, 13.44
MOSCOW, June 21 (Itar-Tass) — The current state of Russian-US relations is alarming, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov told an audience at the Carnegie Endowment Center in Moscow on Thursday.
“There has developed alarm in the world […]
Military families are suffering across the country because of tour extensions, poor medical care and total disregard for the troops by Bush. Several member of Congress have family member serving in the military, but yet the patriotic Bush family has yet to send one of their little darlings off to war. […]