Day: June 27, 2013

Blind rhetoric

STORY SUMMARY It appears as if Kerry didn’t send the Israelis a memo about his current efforts. From time to time in recent years, and decades, U.S. officials suddenly begin making positive statements about the need for a Palestinian-Israeli peace; sometimes, they even hold talks with the two sides. As […]

U.S. to Suspend Trade Privileges With Bangladesh

Courtesy:  NY Times U.S. to Suspend Trade Privileges With Bangladesh By STEVEN GREENHOUSE The Obama administration on Thursday will suspend trade privileges for Bangladesh over concerns about safety problems and labor rights violations in that country’s garment industry, according to administration and Congressional officials. The administration has come under intense […]