Middle East: November 2009 Archives
Thursday November 19, 2009
Elections coming. Americans leaving. Tensions rising. A view from the barricades in Iraq.
From the land behind God's back, meet the burnesh of the Balkans: women who lead their lives as men.
A year since the Mumbai attacks some wounds have healed, but life for one survivor has never been the same.
Israel's military culture helps make its economy the start-up capital of the world.
And, India's tired of losing. Listen to its plan for dominating the world of international sports.
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- Sony cyberattack: what is Obama going to do about it? video
- The cyberattack against Sony Pictures is a matter of national security and U.S. President Barack Obama and his team are weighing various options to respond, a White House spokesman said Thursday.
- Analysis Cuba's future unclear despite new relationship with U.S. video audio
- The historic news that the U.S. and Cuba are restoring diplomatic relations after five decades of hostility was greeted with jubilation in Cuba, but significant change may take time.
- Analysis U.S. torture debate underscores shifting view on personal liberties audio
- Torture, police excesses, 'felony creep.' For a country built around personal liberty and the rule of law, some things are surely changing, Neil Macdonald writes.
- Audio Swedish town seeks to prevent torching of giant Christmas straw goat
- A town in Sweden builds a massive straw goat every festive season - and every year, someone tries to burn it down. This year, the town taxi station has been moved next to the goat in an effort to keep more eyes on the straw statue and prevent arson.
- Pakistan uses ground, air forces to kill 67 militants in wake of school attack
- Pakistani jets and ground forces killed 67 militants in a northwestern tribal region near the Afghan border, officials said Friday, days after Taliban fighters killed 148 people — most of them children — in a school massacre.