Archive: October 01, 2006 - October 07, 2006

A Tough Mideast Tour for Rice

Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice's tour of the Middle East to enlist so-called "moderate" Arab governments to support Israeli-Palestinian peace talks and the Western campaign to curb Iran's nuclear program faces pervasive skepticism, if not hostility, in the region's online...

By Jefferson Morley | October 5, 2006; 9:25 AM ET | Comments (67)

Musharraf's Book Tour

Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf's promotion of his new memoir, "In the Line of Fire," has to be among the most unusual and successful book tours ever. While visiting Washington and London, Musharraf managed to get a plug from President Bush...

By Jefferson Morley | October 4, 2006; 8:12 AM ET | Comments (20)

Canadian Man Tortured by Lack of Apology

Maher Arar has received many apologies lately, but not the one he wants most. The Canadian computer consultant, detained on suspicion of terrorism in 2002 and sent to Syria where he was tortured and jailed for 10 months, was cleared...

By Jefferson Morley | October 3, 2006; 7:59 AM ET | Comments (21)

 

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