Archive: October 08, 2006 - October 14, 2006

Chavez's Campaign to Sit With the 'Devil'

Venezuelan president Hugo Chavez's speech to the United Nations last month in which he described President Bush as the "devil" may only be a preview of things to come. On Monday, the United Nations will vote on Venezuela's bid to...

By Jefferson Morley | October 13, 2006; 11:31 AM ET | Comments (53)

Unveiled: Another Debate About Muslims in the West

The controversy started local and went global in a week. "I want to unveil my views on an important issue," wrote British MP Jack Straw in an Oct. 5 blog entry for the Lancashire Telegraph, a daily news site in...

By Jefferson Morley | October 12, 2006; 9:00 AM ET | Comments (104)

Journalist's Murder Seen as Indictment of Putin

The murder of journalist Anna Politkovskaya is seen by many not just as a political assassination, but as an indictment of Russian President Vladimir Putin and the European governments that have embraced him. Thousands turned out Tuesday to mourn the...

By Jefferson Morley | October 11, 2006; 12:10 PM ET | Comments (31)

North Korea's Nukes: What Next?

North Korea's first nuclear test has created new political realities for its neighbors. Monday's test marks the culmination of a year of futile international diplomacy aimed at preventing the proliferation of nuclear weapons to the Korean peninsula. North Korea's official...

By Jefferson Morley | October 10, 2006; 9:13 AM ET | Comments (38)

 

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