Archive for February, 2007

February 28, 2007 News

How the war on terror made the world a more terrifying place Innocent people across the world are now paying the price of the “Iraq effect”, with the loss of hundreds of lives directly linked to the invasion and occupation by American and British forces. An authoritative US study of terrorist attacks after the invasion […]

February 27, 2007 News

Dow drops 416 on global market plunge The steepness of the market’s drop, as well as its global breadth, signaled a possible correction after a long period of stable and steadily rising stock markets that had not been shaken by such a volatile day of trading in several years. A 9 percent slide in Chinese […]

February 26, 2007 News

US accused of drawing up plan to bomb Iran President George Bush has charged the Pentagon with devising an expanded bombing plan for Iran that can be carried out at 24 hours’ notice, it was reported yesterday. An extensive article in the New Yorker magazine by the investigative journalist Seymour Hersh describes the contingency bombing […]