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November 2008

Denied Justice

November 30, 2008 // al-Madina - Saudi Arabia - Arabic

The United States Attorney General Michael Mukasey lost consciousness giving a speech on national security at the annual dinner of the conservative group last week in Washington and the whole world saw this on television, live. I was not surprised much by the news, as I realize that the entire American justice, not [Read more]

November 30, 2008 // Kommersant - Russia - Russian

On November 27, 2008, Iraq’s Parliament ratified the U.S.–Iraqi Security Pact that allows American troops to remain in Iraq until the end of 2011. Contrary to expectations, this instrument did not become a symbol of national reconciliation and unity. The governing Shi’ite and Kurdish majorities refused to satisfy [Read more]

America's Role in Exacerbating the Economic Crisis

November 30, 2008 // Moheet - Egypt - Arabic

U.S. policy would contribute to the support of the economy if it were not based on partisan interests, as has been the case with the Bush administration. This administration has participated in exacerbating the economic crisis witnessed by the world. Having come at the same time as the U.S. presidential election, the [Read more]

Google Cuts Its Contractor Workforce

November 30, 2008 // udn.com - Taiwan - Mandarin

Google spokesperson acknowledged that the company is widely reducing its contractor positions, but it has no official plan for layoffs. In an interview with Bloomberg, Eric Schmidt, the CEO of Google said that while facing the current economic downturn, the company has not stopped its plan of recruiting new employees [Read more]

While We Are Waiting for Obama

November 30, 2008 // Dagsavisen - Norway - Norwegian

George W. Bush is politically dead, cremated and buried. American presidents are always sidelined in the long period between the November election and the inauguration at the end of January. But this time he is totally sidelined. But Bush is in power for another 52 days. He can cause a lot of damage in that time. His [Read more]
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