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Sunday, 13 December 2009 16:02

Obama Nobel prize win 'premature'

Obama was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize amid widespread controversy.The controversial Nobel Peace Prize granted to Barack Obama has created mixed reactions on the global scene with many saying the …
Sunday, 13 December 2009 15:24

Unemployment for young vets surpasses 20%

With the unemployment rate for Iraq and Afghanistan veterans now exceeding 20 percent, a key Republican asked the Obama administration to use economic stimulus funding to create jobs for veterans.
Sunday, 13 December 2009 14:53

It’s Time to Leave Afghanistan

Representative Ron Paul says: "I have serious concerns, however, about the president’s decision to add some 30,000 troops and an as yet undisclosed number of civilian personnel to escalate the …
Sunday, 13 December 2009 14:31

The Nobel War Lecture

In accepting the Nobel Peace Prize in Oslo, President Obama, one of the world's great orators and purveyors of hope, gave a speech that must reflect the divisions within himself …
Saturday, 12 December 2009 12:38

Obama creating immunity doctrine for torturers

The US pre-eminent civil rights organization, the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) slammed President Obama for shielding his warmongering predecessor, George W. Bush's administration from accountability for its "dangerous torture …
Saturday, 12 December 2009 09:15

Obama's 'Surge' May Prolong the Afghan Conflict

There were no surprises in President Barack Obama's speech at West Point. Obama faced the choice between guns (Afghanistan) or butter (his national health plan). The Nobel Peace Prize winner …
Saturday, 12 December 2009 08:56

Job Crisis Needs Drastic Action

Without jobs, people lose hope. Without hope, there is no future. Millions of Americans have lost their jobs this year in the aftermath of the Wall Street collapse. Good jobs …
Wednesday, 09 December 2009 14:49

White House Issues Open Government Directive

The White House Office of Management and Budget (OMB) issued an "Open Government Directive" instructing government agencies and departments to take specific actions to increase "transparency, participation and collaboration" in …
Wednesday, 09 December 2009 14:15

US eavesdropping on Iran from Iraq!

US occupation forces in Iraq have set up an eavesdropping station near the northern part of the country's border with Iran in an attempt to disrupt Tehran's telecommunication services, but …
In response to President Obama's announcement that he will send an additional 30,000 troops to Afghanistan, Michael J. Wilson, national director of Americans for Democratic Action, issued the following statement:
President Hugo Chavez says Venezuela must be ready to defend itself against the US and Colombia's gearing up for initiating a military conflict.
Tuesday, 08 December 2009 14:02

Report reveals White House security breaches

A report says that the security breach contributed by the November 24 Washington a state dinner gatecrashers is among an array of similar incidents the US Secret Service has so …
The Obama administration says in newly filed court papers, a 2008 Supreme Court ruling giving Guantanamo Bay prisoners the right to challenge their indefinite detention does not apply in the …
US Secretary of Defense Robert Gates said that Washington does not know where the al-Qaeda leader is hiding, implying that the Afghan mission has been an abortive attempt.In an interview …
Saturday, 05 December 2009 14:44

Obama approval rating plummets

A new poll shows that US president Barack Obama's job approval rating plunged below 50 percent despite high marks for his recently announced Afghanistan policy.
Saturday, 05 December 2009 14:42

Obama praises new US jobs report

If US President Barack Obama is to believed the latest jobs report shows that the economy is on the road to recovery.
Iran's Ambassador to France, Seyyed Mahdi Mir Abu Talebi, has said Afghanistan will turn into a second Vietnam for the American occupiers.
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