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March 2007

Bush's Preference for Kurds 'Dooms' U.S.-Turkish Relations

March 29, 2007 // Today's Zaman - Turkey - English

There is every indication that we are entering a critical period in Turkey's outlook toward Iraq and more specifically regarding the presence of the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK ) there. The effects of the recent heinous bombing attack on Ankara and the deaths of six Turkish soldiers due to PKK terrorist acts in the [Read more]

Falluja May Be Slipping Out of U.S. Control

March 29, 2007 // Azzaman - Iraq - English

Iraqi insurgents have intensified their attacks on American targets inside the restive city of Falluja and outlying villages and towns. U.S. troops have been taken aback by these daring attacks, in a city where the majority of its nearly 300,000 residents are unhappy with the presence of the American invaders. [Read more]

Arabs Admit Being Cowed Before American Invasion

March 28, 2007 // Azzaman - Iraq - Arabic

The Arab Summit held in Saudi Arabia was one in which Arab leaders confessed to errors they have made. But it must be borne in mind that these errors are not simply mistakes, but sins for which an entire generation of Arabs have paid for in blood, underdevelopment and a future of insecurity. And since those in [Read more]

Arabs Admit Being Cowed Before American Invasion

March 28, 2007 // Azzaman - Iraq - Arabic

The Arab Summit held in Saudi Arabia was one in which Arab leaders confessed to errors they have made. But it must be borne in mind that these errors are not simply mistakes, but sins for which an entire generation of Arabs have paid for in blood, underdevelopment and a future of insecurity. And since those in [Read more]

Alberto Gonzales: Bush's Latest Mexican Fall Guy

March 26, 2007 // Argenpress - Argentina - Spanish

After General Ricardo S. Sánchez paid for the broken plates at Abu Ghraib, Alberto Gonzáles, Attorney General of the United States, stands to be the second descendent of Mexicans to be sacrificed for naught by Bush. It's one or the other: either Gonzáles has lost the faculty of reason, or the firing of eight [Read more]

Lessons on 'Freedom' from Spartan Babykillers

March 23, 2007 // Today's Zaman - Turkey - English

If it's crucial for a movie to have blood splattered at angles that defy physics, exaggerate the arm and abdomen muscles of its characters in shocking fashion, give Spartan King Leonidas a strange haircut and Persian King Xerxes a glamorous look thanks to piercings and a bangle, then yes, 300 deserves a "bravo" for [Read more]

Knives of Gulf Arabs Appear Out for Maliki

March 21, 2007 // Azzaman - Iraq - English

Arab leaders now see the government of Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki as an obstacle on the path of reconciliation and return of security, officials say. The officials who refused to be named, said that these Arab leaders may be unable to form a unified front regarding Iraq unless Maliki drastically changes tact [Read more]

Knives of Gulf Arabs Appear Out for Maliki

March 21, 2007 // Azzaman - Iraq - English

Arab leaders now see the government of Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki as an obstacle on the path of reconciliation and return of security, officials say. The officials who refused to be named, said that these Arab leaders may be unable to form a unified front regarding Iraq unless Maliki drastically changes tact [Read more]
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