Obama meets with Afghan president
Obama meets with Afghan President Hamid Karzai Sen. Barack Obama chows down with U.S. troops in Afghanistan. Obama has said part of his strategy is “taking the fight to al Qaeda in Afghanistan” KABUL, Afghanistan (CNN) — U.S. presidential hopeful Barack Obama met with Afghan President […]
Asked about Democratic Presidential front-runners Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama vowing to take a tougher stance with regard to Pakistan, he said “all these politicians you have mentioned do not have access to intelligence information that could provide them with an accurate view of the situation.
“When these people get access to that […]
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 […]
How many wars and how many enemies can Bush have? No, it’s not a trick question. Currently, Bush has us involved in two wars that he can’t manage. He and Cheney are looking at a new war venture in Iran, which I’m sure they will screw up. Regarding our friends, I think New […]
President Vladimir Putin’s decision to suspend Russia‘s participation in the Conventional Forces in Europe, or CFE, treaty is a potent political signal.
It is yet another sign of the worsening relationship between Moscow and the West.
…this relationship was not improved in any substantial way by the […]
THE GLOBAL POWER BAROMETER
In their own words: “The world is bigger than the West”, a BBC correspondent; Source: BBC.
Russia, China and Iran are up as they warn the US to stay out of Central Asia.
HOW THE WORLD SEES AMERICA
The Bush Factor in Pakistan
Bush, pope discuss war in Iraq
By JENNIFER LOVEN, & Associated Press Writers Ariel David and Alessandra Rizzo
ROME – President Bush, deeply unpopular here and met by boisterous protests, sought to impress Pope Benedict XVI and the Italian public on Saturday with his humanitarian record and downplayed […]
Of course Bush and the gang will say this is pure BS. As we know every think that is true is a lie to Bush.
PARIS (Reuters) – A European investigator says he has proof Poland and Romania hosted secret CIA prisons under a post-9/11 pact to hunt down and interrogate “high value” […]
Fightin’ Words from Putin, Ahmadinejad
Russian President Vladimir Putin isn’t showing any sign of softening up in his response to the U.S. government’s plans to install an anti-missile shield in Europe. Meanwhile, Iran’s President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad dramatically announced that Israel’s days are numbered.
King George is determined to start COLD […]
PUTIN WARNS EUROPE
Moscow may target weapons at Europe if the US builds planned missile defence facilities in the region, Russian President Vladimir Putin has said.
Gorbachev criticises US ’empire’
The former Soviet leader, Mikhail Gorbachev, has blamed the US for the current state of relations between […]