Europe is poor so should live within its means

By Justin Rowlatt (source: BBC News) For decades the West has lectured the East on how to manage its economies. Not any more. Now the emerging economies of Asia look like models of steady, consistent policy and sustained growth while Europe, America and Japan are...

Rumsfeld prosecution could set precedent

Rumsfeld prosecution could set precedent By CESAR CHELALA NEW YORK — There is now enough evidence to try former U.S. Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld for war crimes, Manfred Nowak, the U.N. Special Rapporteur on Torture, recently told “Frontal 21,” a...

Bibi to move against Palestine unity

Bibi ‘to move against Palestine unity’     The Israeli prime minister-designate is mulling over lobbying the US against Hamas participation in a Palestinian unity government. “We shall try to convince our American friends that this is not something...

Jimmy carter after his visit to the middle east

Statement of Hon. Jimmy Carter after his visit to the Middle East The following points represent the positions of Hamas as communicated to me by its leaders from Gaza, the West Bank, and Damascus, on a number of key issues: 1. **Unilateral Ceasefire and Border...