Ali Omar and his son Ali Omar had returned to Kabul for a visit. The father had moved to the U.S.
“Where is NATO?” the rebel asks, with no small amount of frustration.
In the last three years, Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd has often used his podium to talk to the nation about climate change. He has called it “the great moral and economic issue challenge of our time,” comparing global warming skeptics to gamblers who “happily play with our children’s future.” It’s not random that Australia’s leader has been vocal on the issue: Despite being one of the more sparsely populated nations, Australia’s 22 million inhabitants emit the third largest amount of carbon dioxide per capita in the world
One year ago, British voters made history by forcing rival politicians into the first coalition government since the end of World War II. And they celebrated the first anniversary of that event on Friday by delivering verdicts in a series of elections that could yet tear that same coalition government apart.
In the early hours of Friday, April 8, while Washington and the media focused on a possible government shutdown, the Iraqi army assaulted a camp of Iranian civilians, called Camp Ashraf, murdering at least 28 residents and wounding hundreds more.
We are all Keynesians now.
With growing demands for President Obama to clarify the international mission in Libya and with many calling for the escalation of military force in support of those challenging Muammar Gaddafi’s rule, it is crucial to identify and move to the next stage of the intervention in Libya.
The rebels have had a reprieve. The last-minute intervention of an international coalition has degraded Muammar Gaddafi’s air capabilities and tanks perhaps rescuing the opposition capital of Benghazi from imminent recapture by the regime
It’s been an almost endless summer in Lebanon, with beach weather and relative political harmony continuing well into November.
Like alien autopsies and the second gunman, the belief that someone other than a glover’s son from Stratford wrote William Shakespeare’s plays is a conspiracy theory that refuses to die.