Is Sacha our generation’s Charlie?
Oct. 14, 2011 Leave a Comment
Feb. 11, 2011 8 Comments
I’m able to write this today, without the fear of censorship, without the fear of futile efforts and with the confidence that it will be read by at least one pair of eyes that were entitled to the same freedoms. Today, Hosni Mubarak stepped down as president of Egypt after 30 long years of oppression [...]
Dec. 11, 2010 Leave a Comment
In a June 2009 cable posted online by Wikileaks, a meeting is detailed between National Security Adviser James Jones and Indian Defense Minister A.K. Antony, who stressed the importance of a close military relationship between India and the United States. The cable shows that both men were acting under the direction of the leaders of [...]
Dec. 10, 2010 Leave a Comment
In a US embassy cable released by Wikileaks, American Ambassador James B. Smith, the ambassador to Saudi Arabia, met with Saudi Assistant Minister of Defense and Aviation Prince Khaled bin Sultan in February to relay concerns that the Saudis, battling with a Yemeni separatist group, attacked a hospital in Yemen using American satellite photos. The [...]
Dec. 7, 2010 Leave a Comment
In a Wikileaks-leaked cable from the US embassy in Riyadh, the capital of Saudi Arabia, to Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s office, Ambassador James C. Oberwetter reported in December 2006 that an unnamed Saudi official told the embassy that Saudi Arabia fears an Iranian missile strike more than terrorism. “xxxxxxxxxxxx told Assistant to the President [...]
Dec. 5, 2010 1 Comment
A 16-year-old volunteer Israeli firefighter died in the Carmel forest fire in Israel, a wildfire that is ravaging the landscape. Elad Riven, of Haifa, was killed Thursday. He was a volunteer with a scout group of students. He was in the northern city of Afula when his mother received a call to alert him to [...]
Sept. 5, 2010 Leave a Comment
But, as each day passes, each day without an official announcement on whether the 10-month settlement construction freeze will be extended or lifted on Sept. 26, the pessimism outweighs the optimism.
Oct. 27, 2009 Leave a Comment
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July 3, 2009 1 Comment
AJEÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s reporting of not only Middle Eastern issues but also those issues that affect the forgotten areas of Latin America, Africa and Asia are without a doubt superior to those few pieces produced and released by CNN and the BBC.
Nov. 13, 2008 Leave a Comment
Former President Jimmy Carter, who has been spending the last few years trying to help forge a just peace in the Middle East, said Obama will “not wait for even a month after he is president to start working on the peace process, where as you know, the previous two presidents waited till the least [...]