World Politics

An interview with Pepe Escobar

June 27, 2007
Chavez and Lula have become heroes on the streets of the Middle East for what’s seen as standing up to the US empire. Has South America become "a beacon of hope" in the Middle East?

Crisis in Pakistan

June 12, 2007
Chief Justice Chaudhry gave President Musharraf’s 1999 coup legitimacy by swearing allegiance to military rule when other judges refused. However in the last few years Chaudhry and Musharraf’s relationship fell apart after Chaudhry ruled against several key court cases that Musharraf supported. Chaudhry was expected to rule against General Musharraf’s right to run for president…