Archive for August, 2005

August 30, 2005 News

Sunnis reject Iraq’s new constitution Iraqi negotiators finished the new constitution Sunday and referred it to the voters but without the endorsement of Sunni Arabs, a major setback for the U.S. strategy to lure Sunnis away from the insurgency and hasten the day U.S. troops can go home ¤ Katrina death toll ‘rises to 80′ […]


August 29, 2005 News

¤ Oil, Blood and the Future ¤ Iraqi Activist Taken Up by Bush Recants Her Views Robertson’s Not Alone in his Dislike of Chavez Sometimes even the slickest public relations effort doesn’t improve a person’s or an institution’s image. Think of the U.S. State Department’s $15 million “Shared Values” ad campaign, which tried to assuage […]


August 28, 2005 News

¤ Oil pipeline attacked south of Baghdad ¤ Troops told to stand aside as Shia factions grip Iraqi city ¤ Katrina Packing Wind of Nearly 175 Mph ¤ India offers $50 mn plan to Karzai ¤ Drone crashes in Iran ¤ Journalism is in terrible trouble … a large amount of it is repetitive garbage’ […]