Bhutto was key to US plan
Benazir Bhutto was central to American hopes of broadening out Pakistan‘s government from the figure of General Musharraf. Washington helped engineer the political deal that saw her return and now it has seen that lead to disaster, with the loss of one of […]
Growing race gap in American incomes
Associated Press Tuesday November 13, 2007 Guardian Unlimited
Decades after the US civil rights movement, the income gap between black and white Americans has grown, says a new study that tracked the incomes of more than 2,000 families for more than 30 years.
Incomes have increased […]
LAHORE/LONDON (Reuters) – Pakistani police put opposition leader Benazir Bhutto under house arrest for a week on Tuesday as the Commonwealth threatened suspension unless President Pervez Musharraf repealed a state of emergency.
Army chief Musharraf set off a storm of criticism when suspended the constitution, sacked most judges, […]
Middle East already planning for Bush’s departure
Bush, Congress could collide on Iran By Matt Stearns | McClatchy Newspapers
WASHINGTON – Taking military action against Iran could put President Bush on a collision course with Congress, leading Democrats and a Republican lawmaker cautioned Friday following Bush’s threat of […]
Cheney urging strikes on Iran By Warren P. Strobel, John Walcott and Nancy A. Youssef | McClatchy Newspapers
WASHINGTON – President Bush charged Thursday that Iran continues to arm and train insurgents who are killing U.S. soldiers in Iraq, and he threatened action if that continues.
At a news conference Thursday, Bush […]