8 August 2013 — Strategic Culture Foundation
It’s the diplomatic equivalent of the proverbial spoiled child picking up the ball and walking off in a huff – because the others “won’t play by my rules”.
8 August 2013 — Hipokrisy Monitor
n the huge barrel of plutocratic arrogance rotten apples don’t come much bigger than Gina Rinehart, the cantankerous, cheap, and mean-spirited Australian mining heiress for whom Randian hyper individualism and the law of the jungle come as naturally as breathing.
8 August 2013 — WhoWhatWhy
At the time of his death in a mysterious one-car crash and explosion, journalist Michael Hastings was researching a story that threatened to expose powerful entities and government-connected figures. That story intersected with the work of two controversial government critics—the hacker Barrett Brown and the on-the-run surveillance whistleblower Edward Snowden.
7 August 2013 — VTJP
International Middle East Media Center
Tel Aviv Sets Timeframe For Releasing 104 Detainees
IMEMC – The Israeli Government has officially announced a timeframe for the release of 104 Palestinian detainees, imprisoned since before the first Oslo peace accord was signed in 1993, and said that the detainees will be released in four stages, starting next week, and ending in eight months of direct talks. …
7 August 2013 — Information Clearing House
A Familiar Script in Egypt
By Sarah Gold
Anyone who thinks military rule bends toward democracy in Egypt has misread the country’s history.