Mubarak ordered back to prison Former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak has been ordered back to prison from military hospital. Mr Mubarak's retrial will open on 11 May, a Cairo appeals court says. More
African growth 'to outpace world' Sub-Saharan Africa's economic growth is set to outpace the global average over the next three years, according to the World Bank. Higher commodities, increasing investment and a general pick-up in the world economy should all boost the continent's growth to more than 5%. More
U.S. Support For Al-Qaeda-Linked Syrian Rebels: A Duplicitous Relationship The policy of “arm first, control fallout later” has also hurt regional security in Mali and West Africa following the murder of longtime dictator Muammar Gaddafi in October 2011. WikiLeaks cables dating back to 2008 revealed that conditions in ... 03/17/2013 - 1:00 pm | View Link
You lost’ — reporters at State say UNESCO vote isolates U.S. from world opinion (and possibly from intellectual property enforcement) Below is the transcript of the amazing interchange yesterday between State Department spokesperson Victoria Nuland and AP’s Matt Lee, among other reporters at the daily briefing. The reporters have had it with the emperor’s new clothes. Matt Lee points ... 11/1/2011 - 9:00 pm | View Link
In a pure coincidence, Gaddafi impeded U.S. oil interests before the war We’re in Libya to forcibly remove Gaddafi from power and replace him with a regime that we like better, i.e., one that is more accommodating to the interests of the West. That’s not even a debatable proposition at this point. What I suppose is ... 06/11/2011 - 4:01 am | View Link
New clashes reported in Tripoli; U.S. citizens to evacuate SANAA, YEMEN - Heavy gunfire was reported in Tripoli Wednesday, as anti-government demonstrators clashed with loyalists of Libyan leader Moammar Gaddafi. The longtime dictator is vowing to "fight until the last drop of my blood" to maintain his 41-year ... 02/22/2011 - 6:02 am | View Link
U.S. defense contractors with the most at stake in Egypt Indeed, one of the diplomatic cables released by WikiLeaks noted that "President Mubarak ... (Photo of F-16 fighter jet by Master Sgt. Andy Dunaway for the U.S. Defense Department via Wikimedia Commons.) 01/31/2011 - 11:55 pm | View Link
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Libyan Civil War (2011) The Libyan Civil War, also referred to as the Libyan Revolution, was a 2011 armed conflict in the North African country of Libya, fought between forces loyal to ... 09/1/2015 - 11:00 am | View Website
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Breakout: Inside China's military buildup Reuters explores the strategy behind China's military ambitions, and reveals how U.S. allies and profit-driven individuals are helping Beijing bypass arms sanctions. 08/31/2015 - 8:41 pm | View Website
Gates of Vienna After being taken down twice by Blogger within a single week, we got the message: It’s Time To Go. Gates of Vienna has moved to a new address: 08/31/2015 - 3:16 am | View Website
AUG. 28, 2015 — “Simplify, simplify,” urged Thoreau. No friend of taxation, he might have been envisioning the modern Internal Revenue Code. At roughly 3.7 million words, it’s getting more complex by the day — and a few companies would like to make it even worse.
Consider a scheme Congress may soon take up for some individuals applying for the earned income tax credit, once a relatively straightforward process.
Margaret Sanger is a saint in the feminist church. She is a charter member of the progressive hall of fame. Liberals revere this woman who preached “race improvement” and denounced what she called “human weeds,” “morons,” “idiots,” “imbeciles,” and the “dead weight of human waste.”
Hillary Clinton glows that she is “in awe of” Sanger.