Archive: January 29, 2006 - February 04, 2006

Editor Fired as Cartoon Controversy Goes Global

As European Newspapers republished controversial images of the Muslim prophet Muhammad from a Danish daily, the cultural conflict between the Islamic world and the West over the drawings continued to flare around the world. Across the political spectrum, European editors...

By Jefferson Morley | February 2, 2006; 12:28 PM ET | Comments (481)

Hans Blix on Iran's Nuclear Program

In the run-up to the U.S.-led invasion of Iraq in 2003, chief  U.N. weapons inspector Hans Blix was often chastised in the Western media by supporters of the Bush administration who said the Swedish diplomat was "making excuses" for dictator...

By Jefferson Morley | February 1, 2006; 10:05 AM ET | Comments (52)

Apology Met With Anger Over Danish Cartoons

The image of the Prophet Muhammad as a suicide bomber is literally an explosive one. Several cartoons published in the Danish newspaper Jyland Posten last fall have stirred an international controversy, with Arab countries withdrawing diplomats from Copenhagen and calling...

By Jefferson Morley | January 31, 2006; 10:35 AM ET | Comments (534)

Border Tensions

Mexico's media continues to burn over the issue of the increasingly vocal anti-illegal immigration movement in the United States. Last month it was the U.S. House's approval of a plan to build a 700 mile-long wall to thwart illegal immigration...

By Jefferson Morley | January 30, 2006; 2:35 PM ET | Comments (15)

 

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