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Archive for May 2009

In Turnaround, Cuba Agrees to Talks With U.S.

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31 May 09 | WaPo

Cuba has agreed to open talks with the United States on issues ranging from immigration to anti-narcotics cooperation and direct mail service, a senior State Department official said today, in a sign that the island’s communist government is warming to President Obama’s call for a new relationship after decades of tension. Read the rest of this entry »

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31 May 2009 at 12:57 pm

Israel to Sell ‘War on Iran’ Plans at OAS, Begins Its Largest Military Drill Ever

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31 May 09 | PTV and AJE

Israel, which is gradually losing the support it enjoyed in the EU and the U.S., is planning to have a presence in Latin America to counter Iran’s growing ties in the region.


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31 May 2009 at 11:49 am

Israel ‘Loyalty Law’ Rejected

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31 May 09 | AJE

An Israeli government committee has rejected a draft bill that would have required Israelis to take an oath of loyalty.


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31 May 2009 at 11:27 am

U.S. Won’t Accept North Korea as a Nuclear State

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30-31 May 09 | AWC News and RT

Russia, Japan call for “serious response” to tests. Read the rest of this entry »

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31 May 2009 at 11:15 am

Israel Bites U.S. Hand That Feeds It

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31 May 09 | PTV and Ha’aretz

Israel takes a clear and decisive step against the world displaying its rogue nature in latest shake up over the illegal settlement development. Read the rest of this entry »

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31 May 2009 at 11:05 am

Pakistan Army Claims Control of Main Town in Swat Valley

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30 May 09 | NYT and AJE

The Taliban have fled the Pakistani army’s advance on the main town in the Swat Valley, delivering the military a strategic prize in its offensive against militants in the country’s northwest, commanders said Saturday. Read the rest of this entry »

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30 May 2009 at 5:10 pm

Local Currencies Really Can Buy Happiness

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30 May 09 | IPS

In the face of an economic system which seems to be premised on environmental harm and profit-driven growth, a handful of communities across the U.S. and the globe have begun experimenting with alternative forms of local currency as a pathway to sustainability. Read the rest of this entry »

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30 May 2009 at 4:48 pm