Belgian Cement Worker Albert Verbrugghe was driving his wife and another woman down a quiet street in the copper town of Jadotville one day last week, when he suddenly heard the clatter of gunfire.
We are all Keynesians now.
The last time a Libyan leader traveled to the U.S. and Europe to talk to his international counterparts, he wore desert robes, slept in a Bedouin tent, and vilified the West in incomprehensible diatribes
Authorities detained activists, elevated the number of police about the streets, disconnected some cell phone text messaging companies and censored Web postings regarding the contact to stage protests in Beijing, Shanghai and 11 other key metropolitan areas. Jittery Chinese authorities wary of any domestic dissent staged a display of force Sunday to squelch a mysterious […]
The United States has suspended Bush-administration plans for a missile defense shield in Poland, a spokeswoman for the Polish Ministry of Defense said Thursday. “This is catastrophic for Poland,” said the spokeswoman, who declined to be named in line with ministry policy
For years, much of the debate over Zimbabwe has been preoccupied with how much, and how publicly, to criticize its despotic longtime leader Robert Mugabe. In the past, the West routinely harangued the ailing 85-year-old dictator, a former liberation hero who has ruled for 29 years.