There are two classes of people in the world, observed Robert Benchley, “those who constantly divide the people of the world into two classes, and those who do not.” Half of those who divide quote Benchley and his fellow aphorists. The other half prefer proverbs.
As Americans wrestle with the implications of revolutions in the Middle East as well as the rise of China in Asia, we need a better understanding of what it means to have power in world politics. Traditionally, the mark of a great power was its ability to prevail in war.
A powerful car bomb ripped through a bustling marketplace in Peshawar, killing at least 70 people on Wednesday, a government official said.
Nokia has pledged to strike back at Apple and produce mobile phones that will compete effectively with the U.S. technology company’s iPhone. Olli-Pekka Kallasvuo, chief executive of Nokia, the world’s largest mobile phone maker, said that it was aiming to be “even more competitive” following criticism that it had failed to come up with a handset to match the iPhone.
Are you confused by all the back and forth on health care reform? Here’s a guide to some of the terms commonly tossed about in the debate.
In his Inaugural address, Barack Obama summoned Americans to a “new era of responsibility” and challenged us to end the politics of “standing pat … and putting off unpleasant decisions.” It could have happened. If there was ever a President sitting on a high enough mountain of political capital to lead the country through a series of very painful but necessary political decisions, it is Obama
It couldn’t top its predecessors, but "X-Men Origins: Wolverine" still brought in quite a haul, grossing an estimated $87 million for the opening weekend of the summer movie season. The Hugh Jackman pic brought in a strong $21,225 per-theater average in 4,099 movie houses, despite generating mixed reviews