Month: August 2012

Civil War – Russian – Among Muslims

Civil War’ Among Muslims Shakes Russia’s South Investigators work at the site of a suicide bomb attack in the Malgobek district in the north of Ingushetia, August 19, 2012. RELATED ARTICLES Opponent Claims Putin Acquired Millions in State Assets TEXT SIZE James Brooke August 30, 2012 MOSCOW — Three recent […]

Attack on Rabbi in Berlin Draws Outrage

Source: Spiegel dapd A rabbi in Berlin was attacked on the street Tuesday while wearing a kippa. An attack on a rabbi walking with his young daughter through a leafy district of Berlin Tuesday has drawn quick condemnation from local officials and the Jewish community. The perpetrators remain at large. […]

Romney Message Too Closely Tailored to White Men’

Source: Spiegel The front page of the left leaning Die Tageszeitung took aim at the Romney/Ryan Republican ticket on Thursday. Wither the Republicans? The party’s national convention this week has revealed a GOP that seems unconcerned about alienating minority voters. Despite poor economic data, German commentators on Thursday argue that […]

An autumn abyss becomes more likely

August 31, 2012 01:00 AM By Joschka Fischer The Daily Star In the coming months, several serious regional economic and political crises could combine into one mega-watershed, fueling an intense global upheaval. In the course of the summer, the prospect of a perilous fall has become only more likely. The […]

Israeli attack on Iran ‘would not stop nuclear programme’

Guardian: An Israeli attack on Iran would delay but probably not stop its nuclear programme, the most senior US military officer has claimed. General Martin Dempsey reinforced Washington’s opposition to unilateral Israelmilitary action as he made clear that US military chiefs were equally wary of getting ensnared in Syria. In common with Nato’s supreme commander, US […]

Detained: Malik Ishaq arrested at Lahore airport

By Our Correspondent TRIBUNE Published: August 31, 2012 Malik Ishaq, leader of banned outfit Lashkar-e-Jhangvi (LeJ), was arrested at the Allama Iqbal International Airport Lahore on Thursday, upon his return from Saudi Arabia after performing Umrah, The Express Tribune has learnt. According to the Punjab police and Punjab public prosecution […]

A middle-way solution for Syria

Credit: Atimes. All players in the Syrian crisis have maximalist scenarios for its resolution, and all clash, thus prolonging the civil war.What is needed is a solution that satisfies the most important concerns of all, while coming short of their dreams. The first step in such a solution would be […]