Europe’s Veil of Fear

The office of French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo was badly damaged by a firebomb on Wednesday, after it published a spoof issue “guest edited” by the Prophet Muhammad to salute the victory of the Islamist party in Tunisia’s elections. The magazine had announced a special issue for publication, renamed “Charia Hebdo,” a play on the […]

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Uruguay Recognizes Palestinian Authority as Sovereign Nation, France Defers

Uruguay has joined the parade of Latin American nations choosing to officially recognize the Palestinian Authority as an independent nation. Foreign Minister Luis Almagro said in a statement that Uruguay communicated its intent to the Palestinian Authority.  However, there was no indication as to whether Uruguay would recognize specific borders for the entity, the Associated […]

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Why Is the Obama Administration in Cancun?

Last year at this time, the United Nations was coming to grips with the fact that the Copenhagen climate change summit would not produce a legally binding climate pact to succeed the failed Kyoto Protocol. In retrospect, nearly everyone acknowledges that the Copenhagen conference failed utterly to achieve its objectives. A year later, nations are […]

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Prostitutes offer free climate summit sex

COP15 guests are being offered free sex if they produce one of Lord Mayor Ritt Bjerregaard’s ‘no sex’ postcards. Copenhagen Council and Lord Mayor Ritt Bjerregaard have sent postcards out to 160 Copenhagen hotels urging COP15 guests and delegates to ‘Be sustainable – don’t buy sex’. “Dear hotel owner, we would like to urge you […]

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