Archive: September 03, 2006 - September 09, 2006

Blair SkiddingToward the Exit

British Prime Minister Tony Blair's announcement Thursday that he will leave office within a year is a sign of deep tensions in the Labour Party that may force him to leave even earlier than that, say British online commentators. PM...

By Jefferson Morley | September 8, 2006; 8:48 AM ET | Comments (15)

Beslan Anniversary Highlights State of Russia's Media

On the second anniversary of the Beslan school siege, the Russian media says unanswered questions about the tragedy illuminate the gap between the Russian people and their government. But with the Russian media "in shackles," in the words of Washington...

By Jefferson Morley | September 7, 2006; 9:27 AM ET | Comments (10)

Mexico Worries About Violence

Mexico's presidential election may be over, but the country's democratic crisis is only deepening. That's what some Mexican online commentators are saying as the government and president-elect Felipe Calderon confront thousands of supporters of leftist candidate Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador...

By Jefferson Morley | September 6, 2006; 11:23 AM ET | Comments (58)

 

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