Does Obama want a war in Korea?
- He doesn't care.
- He's afraid of being publicly slapped around again by Lee Myung Bak.
- No one bothered to tell him, DNI Clapper didn't know either.
A lighthearted look at the American tragedy
What determines whether something is a crime is the actions of the person -- not their nationality or how large of a corporation employs them.He also says, speaking about Michael Lind in Salon:
Ironically, Lind is guilty of exactly that which he is condemning: namely, deciding what is and is not a crime based on his likes and dislikes ("information vandalism!") rather than what the law actually says.Lind is also wrong, though less so.
The failed attempt by the U.S. to bribe Israel with a $3 billion security assistance package, diplomatic cover and advanced F-35 fighter aircraft — if Prime Minister Bibi Netanyahu. would simply agree to a 90-day settlements freeze to resume talks with the Palestinians — has been enormously clarifying. It demonstrates just how disconnected from reality both the Israeli and the Palestinian leaderships have become.The column is titled "Reality Check".
Germany's €50m was transferred to Nato's headquarters in Brussels in October 2009 and €7m was intended specifically for three military schools. However, by February this year the Germans were complaining that the money had gone to the US Treasury and "as of today no project financing has occurred".Look here, Germans, we have to worry about our deficit.
These cables show that the U.S. embassy in Madrid had far exceeded this mandate, however, and was actually successfully steering the course of criminal investigations, the selection of judges, and the conduct of prosecutors. Their disclosure has created deep concern about the independence of judges in Spain and the manipulation of the entire criminal justice system by a foreign power.Being part of the string mechanism themselves, the US news media is outraged that these mechanisms are being revealed, while concentrating their attention on insults to foreign leaders, and other such folderol.