Taslima Nasreen should leave or die: Muslim clerics
MLA vows to ‘behead’ Taslima Nasreen
Aug 17: Muslim clerics in West Bengal Friday issued a “death warrant” against Bangladeshi writer Taslima Nasreen if she did not pack her bags and leave India.
“Anybody eliminating her would be given Rs 100,000 and […]
Bush breaks up Iran-Iraq love-in Correspondents in Washington and Tehran US President George W. Bush yesterday told Tehran there would “be a price to pay” for meddling in Iraq and warned Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki against cosying up to the leaders of Iran.
Amid what Washington sees as unsettling signs of warming […]
States Feel Left Out Of Disaster Planning
By Spencer S. Hsu Washington Post Staff Wednesday, August 8, 2007
A decision by the Bush administration to rewrite in secret the nation’s emergency response blueprint has angered state and local emergency officials, who worry that Washington is repeating a series of mistakes that contributed […]
Bush urges Congress to pass wiretap bill Lawmakers hustle to act before recess
WASHINGTON — Congress is rushing to expand the military’s authority to wiretap phone calls and e-mails on US soil. The Bush administration, warning that terrorists may soon attack again, […]
Maliki: timetable for US withdrawal not possible
Iraqi PM says neither Baghdad nor Washington can set timetable for withdrawal of US troops from Iraq.
Collapsing Bridges vs. War in Iraq
The Bush administration’s spending priorities – including an estimated $1 trillion for an unnecessary war – will cost the lives not only of […]
Following are the latest figures for military deaths in Iraq and Iraqi civilians killed in attacks since the U.S.-led invasion in March 2003:
U.S.-LED COALITION FORCES:
United States 3,646
Other nations 129
Military Between 4,900 and 6,375#
Civilians Between 67,945 and 74,336* This is the most disputed number!
FEINGOLD CALLS FOR CENSURE OF PRESIDENT, ADMINISTRATION OFFICIALS OVER IRAQ & ATTACK ON RULE OF LAW
Feingold to Introduce Resolutions Censuring President Bush, Vice President Cheney, and Other Administration Officials July 22, 2007
Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senator Russ Feingold announced today that he will introduce two censure resolutions condemning the […]