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Reporting War

April 8, 2008

Debating the way war is reported

"Iraq looks like Vietnam without water"

April 7, 2008

Winter Soldier Vietnam organizer Bill Crandell compares wars

Olympic torch carries Tibet debate

April 7, 2008

AP: Police scuffle with demonstrators as the torch goes through London

Bush-Putin: Is the cold war over?

April 7, 2008

Bush and Putin hold final meetings as leaders

Steps backward: Women’s rights in Iraq

April 7, 2008

Baghdad, Iraq – Women in Iraq are enduring great hardships. Since the fall of Saddam, despite attempts to improve women’s rights, many feel their rights are slipping. Under Saddam women were considered to be equal under the law. With the collapse of the government after the invasion in 2003, militias have gained greater and greater…

Blackwater in Iraq: Contract renewed

April 7, 2008

AP: State Department to renew Blackwater USA’s license to operate in Baghdad for another year

Foreign Policy in Election 08

April 6, 2008
Aijaz Ahmad discusses the differences between Obama’s and McCain’s foreign policy

Climate Change

April 6, 2008
The "clean coal" debate and the climate change crisis

John McCain on Martin Luther King Jr.

April 6, 2008

AP: McCain says he was wrong to oppose making Dr. King’s birthday a holiday

Hilary Clinton on Martin Luther King Jr.

April 6, 2008

AP: Clinton remembers Dr. King on the 40th anniversary of his death in the city where he died

Thousands protest Iraqi government raids

April 5, 2008

Pepe Escobar: Sadr calls for massive demonstrations against occupation on April 9th

Croatians demonstrate against Bush and NATO

April 5, 2008

US President visits new NATO member Croatia in show of support for ally government

Iraqi PM promises more crackdowns

April 4, 2008

Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki says "criminal gangs" will be targeted by Iraqi security forces

Bush NATO expansion plans blocked

April 4, 2008

Not wanting confrontation with Russia, Germany and France block Georgia and Ukraine joining NATO

Fed will recover Bear Stearns loans

April 4, 2008

AP: Federal Reserve Chairman Bernanke says Fed will get back most or all of $29 billion loan

Home farm foreclosure rate goes up

April 4, 2008

AP: Merced, California faces among the highest foreclosure rates in the country

NATO thwarts Bush

April 4, 2008

Aijaz Ahmad: President Bush leaves NATO Summit without achieving major objectives

Protests against Ukraine joining NATO

April 3, 2008

Bush pushes NATO membership for Georgia and Ukraine against Russia’s objections

Russia to block Kosovo’s bid to join the UN

April 3, 2008

Foreign minister promises to wield Security Council veto to keep Kosovo out of the UN

Jackson recalls Martin Luther King’s last moments

April 3, 2008

AP: Jesse Jackson and Billy Kyle on Martin Luther King Jr. and the moment he was shot

Oil execs called to Capitol Hill for questioning

April 2, 2008

AP: Top executives say their huge profits are in line with other industries

Canada blocks asbestos ban

April 1, 2008

UN Rotterdam treaty on toxic trade restrictions marred by Canada’s stance on asbestos

Basra: Class struggle, not civil war

April 1, 2008

Professor Sabah al Nasseri: Iran and US may be losers in Iraq – Watch full interview here

Washington rules out negotiation with the Taliban

April 1, 2008

Musharraf swears in new cabinet, Pak government wants to negotiate with Taliban forces