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According to a recent Financial Times editorial, "Israel's choice is land or peace - more settlement building will sink talks with Palestinians." The implication is that the onus is on Israel for derailing a two-state solution in the Middle East. As the Financial Times put it, "it should be perfectly obvious that talks aimed at the creation of a Palestinian state cannot possibly prosper while Israel continues its strategic colonization of the land on which that state should be built."
The big three credit-rating agencies that totally missed the meltdown of the subprime mortgage market - Moody's, Standard & Poor's and Fitch - still give the United States a AAA credit rating. But there's a newcomer in the credit-rating game - Dagong Global Credit Rating - which has a very different view of the strength of U.S. finances.
For the first two weeks of August, the Internet buzzed with "inside knowledge" of an Israeli air strike against Iran's nuclear facilities before the end of the month. One of most quoted warnings came from Philip Giraldi, a polyglot former CIA operative who writes for the American Conservative and is no friend of Israel.
The retired Pakistani general recently named as a key link between Taliban insurgents in Afghanistan and their backers in Islamabad has been hitting out at his critics ever since a huge database of secret U.S. military field reports identifying him was posted on the Web over the weekend.
Absent a coherent U.S. foreign policy in Latin America, the best ally of democrats in the region has always been the inevitable economic backlash that socialist economic policies
Any reader looking for the straightforward Pilgrim story is probably forewarned by the opaque title of this long book, but anyone looking for adventure in English and American history will relish this fresh account by Nick Bunker, a former banker and journalist for the Financial Times.
The Endless Game cartoon in the Financial Times shows President Obama and a Taliban insurgent batting back and forth a coffin-shaped projectile over the smoking ruin of a building. Another one, in the International Herald Tribune, has Gen. Stanley A. McChrystal boarding a U.S. transport as an Afghan soldier waves goodbye. Atop a nearby mountain, one Taliban fighter says to another, "The pullout has begun!" The two newspapers are the world's most-read English-language dailies by government leaders, business executives and media throughout the world.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Shares of Anheuser-Busch touched a record high yesterday on reports that Europe's InBev SA was working on a $46 billion bid for the St. Louis brewer.
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