Archive for March, 2013

The racism that fuels the ‘war on terror’

The racism that fuels the ‘war on terror’ A new Gallup poll finds a majority of Americans oppose the drone-executions of US citizens on foreign soil. Then why do they support the Awlaki killing? Dangerous crossroads: Threat of pre-emptive nuclear war directed against Iran For more than a decade, Iran has been doggedly accused without […]


Chinua Achebe Dies at 82

Chinua Achebe, African Literary Titan, Dies at 82 Chinua Achebe, the Nigerian author and towering man of letters whose internationally acclaimed fiction sought to revive African literature and rewrite the story of the continent that had long been told by Western voices, died on Thursday in Boston. He was 82. Postscript: Chinua Achebe, 1930-2013 NYPD […]


Venezuela halts communication with US

Venezuela halts communication with US Venezuela’s foreign minister says the South American country has cut off all diplomatic contact with the United States because Washington is meddling in its domestic affairs. CIA tech officer reveals agency’s plan to keep information ‘forever’ Just days after the CIA inked a $600-million cloud computing contract with Amazon, chief […]