Saturday, February 27, 2010
February 28, 2010
A driving snowstorm could not keep Vermonters away from the statehouse in Montpelier as the Vermont Senate convened a historic debate and then voted on the future of the state’s aging nuclear power plant.
February 27, 2010
Many in the West may agree that Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad is an unpleasant politician with a rhetorical tendency to bluster about Iran’s power and to foolishly question the historical accuracy of the Holocaust, but that doesn’t answer the crucial question of whether he was democratically reelected.
Friday, February 26, 2010
February 26, 2010
Watching this week's "health summit" in Washington, with both sides barely repressing the urge to turn the Blair House event into the Potomac version of mixed martial arts cage fighting, was discouraging.
February 26, 2010
The Iranian government is celebrating the capture of Abdolmalek Rigi, the leader of a violent group called Jundallah (Arabic for Soldiers of God), which Tehran says is a terrorist organization supported by the United States, Great Britain and Israel.Read on.
Thursday, February 25, 2010
February 25, 2010
The obituaries in the mainstream media failed to capture the full extent of the controversy and confrontation that marked Gen. Alexander M. Haig's political career in the White House during the Nixon administration and the State Department during the Reagan administration.
Monday, February 22, 2010
February 22, 2010
If you’ve never heard of Craig Murray, then you have an excellent opportunity to get acquainted with the remarkable story of this flawed whistleblower by listening to "A Murder in Samarkand" on BBC’s Radio Four, an adaptation of Murray’s book about his years as British Ambassador to Uzbekistan.
Sunday, February 21, 2010
February 21, 2010
Here we go again. A report issued by the new Director General of the U.N. International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), Japanese diplomat Yukiya Amano, injected new adrenalin into those arguing that Iran is developing a nuclear weapon.