Daily Archives: September 4, 2008

emphatically doesn’t mention permission

US special forces carried out Pakistan raid WASHINGTON, Sept 4 (Reuters) US commandos entered Pakistan this week to attack an al Qaeda target near the Afghan border in a move that could signal more intense US efforts to thwart cross-border … Continue reading

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i wonder if this is just theatre..

France elbows US aside in Syria negotiations Zvi Bar’el, Haaretz, 04/09/2008 A senior diplomatic source close to the Turkish-mediated talks between Israel and Syria said the United States has been persuaded that it should take part in the talks, but … Continue reading

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tymoshenko + yanukovych = pro russian ukraine

Political crisis in Ukraine continues Sydney Age, Sept 4 2008 Ukraine’s political crisis has deepened as a pro-Russian MP called for the foreign minister to be sacked over the “illegal” presence of US warships in the Black Sea, Interfax news … Continue reading

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plausible russian predictions

excerpted from Strategic Culture Foundation, Sept 5 2008 […] In all likelihood, preparations for the second phase of the US operation aimed at destabilizing the post-Soviet space are underway. Its start is tentatively scheduled for September-October, 2008 and will probably … Continue reading

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live mics are such dangerous things …

And if you’re interested, the transcript … Chuck Todd: Mike Murphy, lots of free advice, we’ll see if Steve Schmidt and the boys were watching. We’ll find out on your blackberry. Tonight voters will get their chance to hear from … Continue reading

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it would be a pity if they nuked you, eh

Sarkozy Says Iran Takes ‘Risk,’ Provoking Israel Francois de Beaupuy, Sept. 4 (Bloomberg) French President Nicolas Sarkozy said Iran’s nuclear program may provoke an attack by Israel, urging the Islamic republic to accept international inspections. “Iran is taking a major … Continue reading

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given the greed for money of the brits..

The wealth of Russia’s gilded youth is protected by legislative reform three years ago that abolished inheritance tax. Some, however, may be feeling a little jittery about the possibility of David Cameron, the Tory leader, becoming prime minister.┬áMr Cameron has … Continue reading

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