Archive for June 4th, 2007

Genesis to Book of Ham: America’s Faith-Based Disneyland

Monday, June 4th, 2007

Middle East Online - 03/06 - Half of Americans believe in creationism and not evolution, and two-thirds contend that creationism should be taught side by side with evolution in a science class, says Ben Tanosborn…. /… For a person who a very long time ago visited the cave of Altamira in Northern Spain; one who stood in awe and reverence at this pre-historic Sistine Chapel with 15,000-year-old paintings by humans without biblical credentials;…

Democrats clash on Iraq

Monday, June 4th, 2007

CNN - 04/06 - Eight presidential candidates fought to make their points during a two-hour debate in New Hampshire Sunday. Former Sen. John Edwards blasted Sens. Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama over their handling of a recent war spending bill. Clinton answered the charge and added, “The differences between us are minor. The differences between us and the Republicans are major.”

Newropeans: Objectifs de la politique internationale de l’UE

Monday, June 4th, 2007

NM - 04/06 - Dans les décennies à venir, quelques Etats du monde (USA/Russie/Turquie/Japon/Chine/Inde) exerceront une influence particulièrement importante sur des facteurs essentiels affectant directement l’UE. Avec ces Etats, l’UE a intérêt à construire des « partenariats stratégiques » de manière intégrée et non sous forme de multiples accords bilatéraux entre chaque Etat-Membre et l’Etat partenaire

Hysterical Western Media Hype Flimsy Cyber War Against Estonia

Monday, June 4th, 2007

AlterNet - 02/06 - By hyping the so-called first massive cyberstrike by a superpower on a tiny, defenseless neighbor, the Western media have played into a sleazy Estonian PR stunt, designed to deflect the world’s attention from the country’s mistreatment of its Russian-speaking minority.

SVG chairman breaks tax taboo

Monday, June 4th, 2007

FT - 04/06 - Nicholas Ferguson, one of the most prominent figures in Europe’s private equity industry, has broken the sector’s taboo on tax by criticising the fact that top buy-out executives “pay less tax than a cleaning lady.”

US visa issue causes EU divisions

Monday, June 4th, 2007

EUobserver - 04/06 - All Europeans may in the future have to obtain online visas if they want to travel to the United States, with Brussels waiting to see the final outcome of US legislation before deciding if it will take reciprocal measures.

Insécurité dans le “9-3″ : le rapport qui dérange

Monday, June 4th, 2007

Le Figaro - 04/06 - « IL N’Y A PAS besoin d’un rapport pour savoir que l’insécurité règne en Seine-Saint-Denis. » Hier, le ministère de l’Intérieur dissimulait mal son agacement après la divulgation partielle ce week-end d’une étude confidentielle de l’Institut national des hautes études de sécurité (INHES) sur les difficultés de la Sécurité publique et des CRS dans les cités sensibles du « 9-3 ». Ce document de quarante pages, daté de décembre 2006, pointe notamment la « césure » entre la police et les populations de ces quartiers.

Putin: Russian missiles will be aimed at US bases

Monday, June 4th, 2007

The Independent - 04/06 - Russian President Vladimir Putin warned in an interview that US plans to build a missile defense system in Eastern Europe would force Moscow to target its weapons at sites in Europe.

Is Lebanon the new link in the Middle Eastern American made chaos(1) ?

Monday, June 4th, 2007

NM - 04/06 - The American neocons said that Al Qaeda, a Sunni terrorist group, was responsible for the 9/11 crime and that they wanted to destroy them. They said that the only solution against islamic terrorism was democracy. The entire world gathered behind them and sent troops to Afghanistan.

Liban : un deuxième front s’est ouvert au sud

Monday, June 4th, 2007

Le Figaro - 04/06 - Cantonnées la semaine dernière au camp de réfugiés palestiniens de Nahr-el Bared au nord du Liban, les violences entre réfugiés et forces de l’ordre libanaises se sont propagées dans le camp d’Aïn Héloué, à côté de la ville de Saïda, au sud du Liban. Cette fois-ci, c’est un second groupuscule islamiste, le Jound al-Cham implanté dans le camp, qui est à l’origine des combats.