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Geopolitical Author: U.S. Risks Nuclear War With Russia Political economist and best-selling geopolitical author F. William
Engdahl says that the U.S. risks stumbling into a nuclear war with Russia
over the situation in Georgia and South Ossetia, as President Bush and
Condoleezza Rice both heightened their rhetoric against alleged military
breaches of the cease-fire.
and Poland sign missile shield deal
Poland finally agreed on Thursday to host elements of U.S. global anti-missile
system on its territory after Washington improved the terms of the deal
amid the Georgia crisis.
We will protect our waters
The Iranian Navy is more capable than ever in protecting our waters
in the Persian Gulf, says Iranian Rear Admiral Habibollah Sayyari. Dearth Of Sunspot Activity To Herald New Ice
Age? A top observatory that has been measuring sun
cycles for over 200 years predicts that global temperatures will drop
by two degrees over the next two decades as solar activity grinds to
a halt and the planet drastically cools down, potentially heralding
the onset of a new ice age.
your ID? You must be a terrorist The US Transportation Security Administration
has done a backflip on a policy of adding people who had forgotten their
ID to its database of suspect fliers.
Americans to be minority by 2042 Higher birth rates among minority residents,
especially Hispanics, is accelerating the demographic changes brought
by immigration and will lead to an end of the US' white majority around
court rules Saudi Arabia immune in 9/11 case The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, four princes and
other Saudi entities are immune from a lawsuit filed by victims of the
September 11 attacks and their families alleging they gave material
support to al Qaeda, a federal appeals court ruled on Thursday.
Samples in Anthrax Case Don't Match
Federal investigators probing the deadly 2001 anthrax attacks recovered
samples of human hair from a mailbox in Princeton, N.J., but the strands
did not match the lead suspect in the case, according to sources briefed
on the probe.
Asner Wants Ballot Referendum for New 9/11 Probe Watch your back, Dick Cheney! Actor Ed Asner,
former Dallas Cowboy Mark Stepnoski, and formerly famous hip hop group
Arrested Development are leading a petition drive to get a referendum
on New York City’s November ballot that would establish a new
chief criticises western media A senior official for the Beijing Olympics today
criticised parts of the international media for coming to China "to
peek, to be critical, to dig into the small details and find fault"
in the country's human rights record.