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"This is worse than a crime, it's a blunder," said French statesman Charles M. de Talleyrand. The statement sums up President Obama's approach to Iraq.
Let's take the really bad news first. Not only did it stink, but the Obama administration, which should lambast this kind of thing, held its nose and instead ramped up its ongoing courtship of Hanoi as a hedge against China
Saudi Arabia will raise wages for most of its army staff, a move that follows a surge in inflation and the kingdom's first military engagement in almost 20 years against rebels in Yemen.
India said it withdrew a threat Monday to ban BlackBerry services for at least two more months after the device's maker, Research In Motion Ltd., agreed to give security officials "lawful access" to encrypted data.
As I looked out at the thousands of people assembled near Ground Zero on Sunday to oppose the construction of a mega-mosque there, I was reminded of Winston Churchill's famous line that inspirited Britain at the first sign the tide was turning in World War II: "Now, this is not the end. It is not even the beginning of the end. But it is, perhaps, the end of the beginning."
CAN WE GET SOME COMPANY?: Research In Motion Ltd., the maker of the BlackBerry, told the Indian government Thursday that it wants to lead an "industry forum" for comprehensive talks on how government eavesdropping requirements and encrypted communications can co-exist.
Research In Motion Ltd., which is facing a service shutdown in India next week over demands for access to its users' e-mails, said Thursday it is seeking to involve other technology companies in its talks with government officials.
New York City Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg says opponents of the Ground Zero Mosque are "un-American." The liberal billionaire vows to nix any compromise that would move the proposed 13-story Islamic cultural center and mosque to another location - one farther away from the site of the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks at the World Trade Center.
The FBI is working to track down several hundred American Muslims who traveled to Yemen in recent months and received training there at the hands of the al Qaeda terrorist group, according to U.S. government officials.