"The main challenge to Obama is to achieve a renewal of a political process between Palestinians and Israelis and ensure a cessation of Israeli settlement expansion. More and more experts and diplomats in Washington seem to have begun to perceive the Israeli settlement policy as the main barometer of Israeli intentions."
TECH AND GADGETS
"A second Bush Administration promises to destroy the very fabric of American democracy and with it, the cohesion of American society."
MAKE IT MODERN
"The US is having a Snagglepuss moment in Iraq. Is it time to exit, stage left, or to stay the course, and change tactics?"
"Analyzing the words of Powell, one feels absolutely swayed that of-late, the United States has turned too generous towards Pakistan. It is a common perspective that — by n’ large — such a yawning love comes from Washington — only with peculiar intent n’ objectives. To add, it — paradoxically — remains restricted to ‘words’ only rather than turning such a vision or ‘dream’ translated into a reality."
Lieberman’s ‘peace’ plan: Strip Palestinians of citizenship :: Blueprint requires pure Jewish state ::
"Critics note that Mr Lieberman has failed to show how the many Palestinian communities inside Israel that are located far from the Green Line could be incorporated into a Palestinian state without expulsions....Legal experts also point out that, even if Israel managed to trade territory as part of a peace agreement, stripping Palestinians of their Israeli citizenship as a result of such a deal would violate international law."
"This is "The House that George Built" and it, like the famed Yankee Stadium of old, will be with us for generations. Make no mistake, history will be a harsh judge. There will be no monuments built to George W. Bush and no one eager to see his records broken. Only a dramatic change in direction and hard work will enable the U.S. to recoup the stature it has lost and rebuild the fractured nations and tattered relationships this president leaves behind."