Monday, December 29, 2008 13:22
Accused Of Massive War Crime Atrocities A new IAF cockpit video shows an air strike
targeted against an alleged rocket launching site located between two
civilian homes, as UN Professor Richard Falk accused Israel of massive
violations of international humanitarian law.
of ’90s Bank Bailout See Opportunity in Current One
A tight-knit group of former senior government officials who were central
players in the savings and loan bailout of the 1990s are seeking to
capitalize on the latest economic meltdown, enjoying a surge in new
business in their work now as private lawyers, investors and lobbyists.
House Prices Fall 8.7% this Year
Housing prices in England and Wales fell 8.7 percent in 2008, bringing
the average price of a house to 159,900 pounds ($235,800), property
consultant Hometrack said in its monthly survey on Monday.
Combat Team Conducts “Humanitarian Support” Exercise in
The Armed Forces Press Service has initiated a propaganda campaign designed
to convince the American people that deploying the 3rd Infantry Division
in the United States in violation of the Posse Comitatus Act is a good
thing. The propaganda piece appeared on the Hinesville, Georgia, Coastal
Courier’s website on December 26.
army chief calls for calm with India Pakistan’s powerful army chief called
Monday for an easing of tensions with India, the military said,
one month after the Mumbai attacks sent ties between the nuclear-armed
neighbours into a tailspin.
Polycracy The number of gears in the government machine
greased by taxpayer money is staggering. Currently, the US government
has 15 major departments, with over 450 supporting and independent
states weigh selling roads Minnesota is deep in the hole financially, but the state
still owns a premier golf resort, a sprawling amateur sports complex,
a big airport, a major zoo and land holdings the size of the Central
American country of Belize.
India can’t afford war: analysts
The risk of war between nuclear-armed India and Pakistan has increased
with the redeployment of troops along the common border, but neither
can afford the cost of such a conflict, analysts say.