Archive for December, 2014

The Problem with Obama’s Cuba Speech

The Problem with Obama’s Cuba Speech Obama Intends to Lift Several Restrictions Against Cuba on His Own The US – not Cuba – comes in from the cold Who’s afraid of Cuba? Almost nobody anymore. The ill-fated schemes to upend Castro US congressional leaders vow to block Cuba embassy and ambassador Opponents of Obama initiatives […]


Carnage in Pakistan school

Carnage in Pakistan school as Taliban attack kills 160 In the bloodiest terror attack in Pakistan in years, at least 160 people, mostly children, were on Tuesday killed by heavily-armed Taliban suicide bombers who stormed an army-run school here and took several hostages, a throwback to the 2004 Beslan school siege by Chechen rebels. Children […]


U.S. Senate Report on CIA Torture

CIA report: ‘Torture is a crime and those responsible must be brought to justice’ Amnesty International, Human Rights Watch and other rights advocates say prosecutions must follow Senate’s CIA torture report Senate Report on CIA Torture: Full Redacted Text (pdf) Senate CIA Torture Report Details ‘Ruthless’ Brutality of Bush Era Senate Intelligence Committee’s report says […]