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May 2006

Iraq's Insurgents are Winning; U.S. Must Open Direct Talks

May 27, 2006 // Azzaman - Iraq - English

There is no shame in talking to the Iraqi resistance, and if the U.S. were doing so, it would be nothing to hide. But the reality is that the U.S. thinks it embarrassing to talk directly to resistance groups, so it therefore relies on third parties. Much has leaked out in regard to these indirect talks, but no one can [Read more]

American Winery Inflicts Ultimate Defeat on French

May 26, 2006 // 24 heures - France - French

What is left for France? Its economy is struggling, its government is being torn apart from within. What does it have left? Wine, of course! And for France, there was just one question of supremacy left to settle: is the best nectar in the world a Bordeaux, a Burgundy or a Guigal côte rôtie? This domination was [Read more]

American Winery Inflicts Ultimate Defeat on French

May 25, 2006 // 24 Heures - Switzerland - French

What is left for France? Its economy is struggling, its government is being torn apart from within. What does it have left? Wine, of course! And for France, there was just one question of supremacy left to settle: is the best nectar in the world a Bordeaux, a Burgundy or a Guigal côte rôtie? This domination was [Read more]

Will Gulf Nations Swallow 'America's Poisoned Bait?'

May 25, 2006 // Al-Seyassah - Kuwait - Arabic

Are the Gulf countries paying heed, or are they swallowing America's poisoned bait? Iran has a right to pursue peaceful nuclear reactor activities for civilian and industrial purposes and to obtain technological progress, for the good of its poor and in pursuit of a higher quality of life for all of its people. [Read more]

Iran Must Change, but Not by America's Hand

May 25, 2006 // Azzaman - Iraq - Arabic

In Iran's nuclear project, America has found a pretext and the leverage to justify a new war in order to complete its control over all of the oil fields of the Middle East and Asia, from Turkmenistan to Iraq, and from Iraq to Iran (The oil of the Gulf is already safely in America's pocket). And yet, Iran's nuclear [Read more]

Washington's 'Iraqi Barrel Plan'

May 25, 2006 // Azzaman - Iraq - English

A barrel is a cylindrical metal or wooden container that is now more a part of the lives of Iraqis than ever before, and strikingly so, since the American-British occupation of Iraq. Many observers calculate that the humble barrel is a prerequisite for the kind of democracy exported by Uncle Sam's country, since this [Read more]

If Nuclear Price is Right, Iran Might Sell Out Syria

May 20, 2006 // Azzaman - Iraq - Arabic

After recently proclaiming his country's mastery of the nuclear fuel cycle and membership in the nuclear club, Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinajad declares that his country will push on until it masters the industrial nuclear fuel cycle. During a birthday celebration for The Prophet, he also proudly proclaimed that [Read more]

Ahmadinejad Resents Being Treated 'Like a Four-Year-Old'

May 17, 2006 // IRIB News - Iran - English

Tehran: "They think they are dealing with a four-year-old child, and want to fool him into exchanging gold for a few nuts and candies," President Ahmadinejad said, alluding to the West's recent incentives regarding Iran's nuclear program. [ ] President Ahmadinejad made the remarks at a very large gathering of people [Read more]

Gadhafi Gets His Way, and So Do Americans

May 17, 2006 // Annahar - Lebanon - Arabic

The United States decision to restore diplomatic relations with Libya heralds the beginning of what might be called a Golden Age in relations between the two countries. This is exactly what Muammar Gadhafi wanted and has been waiting for since the end of 2003, when he made the dramatic leap from enemy to friend of the [Read more]

Ahmadinejad Resents Being Treated 'Like a Four-Year-Old'

May 17, 2006 // IRIB News - Iran - English

Tehran: "They think they are dealing with a four-year-old child, and want to fool him into exchanging gold for a few nuts and candies," President Ahmadinejad said, alluding to the West's recent incentives regarding Iran's nuclear program. President Ahmadinejad made the remarks at a very large gathering of people in [Read more]
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