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April 2007

Only Iran Can Help America Save Face

April 30, 2007 // Baztab News - Iran - English

Recent American stands and U.S. attitudes on Iraq, particularly when they involve Iran, seem so ridiculous that it reminds me of an old Persian saying composed in poetic verse that says in effect, "When matters turn dark, men do whatever they can imagine turn the tide, but it's no use." By this I mean that to whatever [Read more]

Neocon Zealots 'No Less Dangerous Than the Nazis'

April 27, 2007 // Al-Ahram - Egypt - English

This week marked a catastrophic fourth anniversary for the Arab world: the fall of Baghdad and America's military occupation of a major Arab country. Since the repercussions of that event continue to take their pernicious toll, the forces of conscience have little alternative but to dry their tears, rise above the pain [Read more]

Colombian Servility Toward Washington Must Be Ended

April 26, 2007 // Argen Press - Argentina - Spanish

Colombian-Spanish journalist Salud Hernández-Mora, speaking from the heart and soul on the editorial page of El Tiempo, the last remaining nationally circulated newspaper in Colombia, has published a stirring article “The Worn Out Kneepads,” where she wrote that, “it's now time to take up a national collection [Read more]

Bush: No President Ever Harmed His Country as Much

April 26, 2007 // Argen Press - Argentina - Spanish

Bush is the only U.S. commander-in-chief to have initiated one war, only to have lost three. He never managed to catch bin Laden nor destroy al-Qaeda; he failed to defeat terrorism; he wasted the political capital awarded him by September 11th; and public opinion has come to detest him. The nation, once indulgent of [Read more]

U.S.-Built Security Barriers a 'Deceit'

April 25, 2007 // Azzaman - Iraq - Arabic

It's not as though Aadhamiyah, al-Khadamiyah, al-Thura, Ashala or al-Hurriyah [Baghdad neighborhoods] are now areas that afford one great freedom … But the construction of walls between Baghdad's neighborhoods is a step that will divide it on the ground and subject its people to a psychological division. Such a wall [Read more]

Neocon Zealots 'No Less Dangerous Than the Nazis'

April 25, 2007 // Al-Ahram - Egypt - English

This week marked a catastrophic fourth anniversary for the Arab world: the fall of Baghdad and America's military occupation of a major Arab country. Since the repercussions of that event continue to take their pernicious toll, the forces of conscience have little alternative but to dry their tears, rise above the pain [Read more]

America's Debate on Guns: Nearly 'Incomprehensible'

April 23, 2007 // Allgemeine Zeitung - Namibia - German

The worst massacre in the history of the USA took place a few days ago at a university in Blacksburg, Virginia. A severely disturbed 23-year-old fatally shot 32 students before finally shooting himself. The debate centering on easy weapons laws in the USA has been rekindled, prompting Virginia's Democratic Governor [Read more]

Only Iran Can Help America Save Face

April 23, 2007 // Baztab News - Iran - English

Recent American stands and U.S. attitudes on Iraq, particularly when they involve Iran, seem so ridiculous, that it reminds me of an old Persian saying composed in poetic verse that says in effect, "When matters turn dark, men do whatever they can imagine turn the tide, but it's no use." By this I mean that whatever [Read more]

America's Debate on Guns: Nearly 'Incomprehensible'

April 23, 2007 // Allgemeine Zeitung - Namibia - German

The worst massacre in the history of the USA took place a few days ago at a university in Blacksburg, Virginia. A severely disturbed 23-year-old fatally shot 32 students before finally shooting himself. The debate centering on easy weapons laws in the USA has been rekindled, prompting Virginia's Democratic Governor [Read more]
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