Foreign states that go to war in Yemen usually come to regret it. The Saudi-led military intervention so far involves only air strikes, but a ground assault may follow. 51 more words
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This day is largely unknown and unobserved outside the healthcare community. Most hospitals, large clinics and medical societies recognize their physicians today and the staffs of small or solo doctor practices will do something special for their boss. 311 more words
Anyone who seriously thinks Israel holds the key to peace in the Middle East either doesn’t know history or believes in prophecy. Imagine for a moment a tomorrow with no Israeli state and new apartments for all Palestinians who have lived for nearly three generations in semi self-imposed exile elsewhere. 1,562 more words
As improbable as it might seem in retrospect, the theory underlying the Obama foreign policy when it was unveiled during the 2008 presidential campaign was that because of the candidate’s African heritage, Arabic middle name, Muslim schooling, and Messianic persona, “The day I am inaugurated, not only will the country look at itself differently, 715 more words
Louise Arbour, the former United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, received The Simons Foundation Award this month in Vancouver.
“It seems that whatever Louise Arbour undertakes, she enlarges the dimensions, expands the scope, and thus opens new possibilities for the betterment of human life, for human rights, for justice and for a peaceful world,” said Vancouver’s Jennifer Simons, presenting the award. 704 more words
Daily Beast: A career criminal shot a good cop. There’s no dispute over the facts. But that doesn’t mean everyone accepts them.
A career criminal, Angelo West, 41 years old with several of those years spent in prison, emerged from a car Friday night in Boston, gun in hand, and shot 34-year-old police officer John Moynihan in the face, the bullet entering just beneath the cop’s right eye. 186 more words