ISLAMABAD (Reuters) – The Pakistani military is scrambling to shore up ties with Afghanistan to ensure a central role in a negotiated settlement of the conflict as the beginning of a US military withdrawal draws closer.
By Peter Singer
MELBOURNE – Scholars have long dreamed of a universal library containing everything that has ever been written. Then, in 2004, Google announced that it would begin digitally scanning all the books held by five major research libraries.
Daoud Kuttab is General Manager, Community Media Network, Amman, and a former Professor of Journalism at Princeton University.
By Daoud Kuttab
AMMAN – Without much fanfare, the past few months have seen no anti-American demonstrations and no burning of American flags across the Arab world.
Barak Barfi is a research fellow with the New America Foundation.
By Barak Barfi
SANAA – When Yemen’s President Ali Abdullah Saleh ordered his military on March 18 to fire on peaceful protesters calling for his resignation, he sealed his fate.
By Sanjeev Miglani
(Reuters – Global News Journal) In the run-up to tomorrow’s cricket match between India and Pakistan, passions are running high on both sides of the border and in the diaspora which is following their teams’ progress in the game’s biggest tournament.
One of the most interesting things President Obama told me in a wide-ranging interview last week was something he mentioned almost in passing — that Latin America “is a key to US success.”
Was it a sign of a new era in US ties with Latin America?
SAN PEDRO SULA, Honduras — The country that will receive the most attention during President Barack Obama’s ongoing visit to Latin America — other than Libya — will be Brazil, but the place where he will probably have the biggest, and most needed, impact will be Central America.