The US-led “war on terror” had been a “disaster” and Washington and its allies must change their policy in Iraq and Afghanistan to defeat Al-Qaida, an independent global security think tank said, reported The Advertiser (9/10/2007, p.27).
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“War on terror “fails to extinguish Islamist extremism, fuels it instead; Iran invasion would compound already huge errors of strategy, says Oxford Research Group
Posted by gmarkets on 17 October, 2007
Posted by gmarkets on 12 October, 2007
Nothing was more important in India at the moment than its nuclear co-operation deal with the United States, wrote Greg Sheridan in The Australian (29/9/2007, p. 27).
Huge US coal-fired power generator AEP pays $US4.6 billion to reduce emissions, clean up environment
Posted by gmarkets on 11 October, 2007
One of the United States’ largest power generators had agreed to end a years-long federal lawsuit by paying $US4.6 billion to reduce pollution that had eaten away at north-east mountain ranges and national landmarks, wrote Lara Jakes Jordan in The Australian Financial Review (10/10/2007, p.19). Read the rest of this entry »
Richest 1pc of US farmers get 72pc of govt subsidies; cotton costs $US156,000 per farmer; global fishing subsidies hurt poor nations, ruin ecology
Posted by gmarkets on 5 October, 2007
In the US, the richest 1 per cent of farmers got 72 per cent of the government payouts, and US cotton subsidies cost nearly $US4 billion, or $US156,000 a farmer, wrote Mike Moore in The Australian Financial Review (4/10/2007, p.63). Read the rest of this entry »