Archive for May, 2009

Afghanistan: Casualties of War – Is it worth it?

Every military commander has echoed the words of US defense secretary Gates, the current wars “can not be won militarily.” The solution, they say, is political and will take a massive civilian and diplomatic effort. Yet, the US keeps raising the military stakes and strikes, particularly in Afghanistan. In April alone the US military reportedly […]

President Obama Spoke to Chavez – Oh no!

President Obama caused a media frenzy when he not only shook hands with Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez, but he smiled at him. A photo of this spectacle landed on the front page of newspapers worldwide and created angst in those who feel the US must continue animosities toward all and will parish if anyone is […]