The Obama plan in Afghanistan

March 29, 2009 at 10:31 am | Posted in Politics | Leave a comment

NATO and Iran talk for first time in 30 years :

Canadian Health Care Continues to play the Bogeyman in American politics:

Somali pirates hijack 2 tankers in 24 hours:

Women have been wetting themselves over fictional pirates ever since Treasure Island was written. Now We (the royal We) find out that pirates actually exist. So … anyone turned on?

CA-Sen: Arnold Won’t Be A Running Man:

During a meeting with Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson (yes, NBA fans, that Kevin Johnson), Arnie indicated to the assembled masses in the media that he’ll have more freedom to make unpopular decisions the next two years because he’s not running again – for any office.

Good News, Bad News on Afghanistan Front:

But should Obama be sending more troops to Afghanistan?

Is the EU’s plan for Afghanistan better? :

Don’t take this personally Mexico, but I’m sending in the ‘Failed State’ guy:

Hillary Clinton’s visit to Mexico is in danger of being upstaged by concerns over Obama’s reported pick for ambassador to Mexico, Carlos Pascual. Pascual, who is director of foreign policy at the Brookings Institution and former ambassador to Ukraine, has written extensively about failed states and ran the State Department’s Office of the Coordinator for Reconstruction and Stabilization under the Bush administration

Spanish Court Weighs Inquiry on Torture for 6 Bush-Era Officials:

some American experts said that even if warrants were issued their significance could be more symbolic than practical, and that it was a near certainty that the warrants would not lead to arrests if the officials did not leave the United States.

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