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U.S. spy plane crash-lands near N. Korea

AP, SEOUL (AP) — An unmanned U.S. military spy plane crash-landed near the border with communist North Korea, forcing the U.S. military to ground all planes of the same type deployed in South Korea last month, officials said Friday. Nobody […]

Canada eyes Pakistan for offshore oil exploration

Asia Pulse, KARACHI – Canadian Minister for Industry and Trade Allan Rock said his country is interested in offshore oil exploration in Pakistan, in addition to other areas of mutual interest. Rock was talking to reporters Thursday at a local […]

Government adopts strategy to restructure military industry

Serbian Gov Website, Belgrade, Oct 16, 2003 – The Serbian government has approved a Strategy for Military Industry Restructuring, proposed by the Ministry of Economy and Privatisation. Under the strategy, parts of companies dealing with civilian production will be privatised […]

Lies about Iraq rise to level of the absurd

AJC, Lies beget more lies; a policy built on deception will always require further deception to sustain itself. Case in point: The campaign by leading members of the Bush administration to rebuild faltering support for their invasion of Iraq. To […]

Sharon buries a stillborn peace plan

The Independent, Israeli opposition politicians and intellectuals and Palestinian former ministers have united to propose a comprehensive new peace plan to put an end to years of bloodshed and occupation. The proposals, a first draft of which was completed in […]

'Beware Mad Max world of US'

AP, United States foreign policy would lead Australia into a “Mad Max world” where the US would shield itself behind missiles, the former prime minister, Paul Keating, said yesterday. He criticised the US policy of pre-emptive strikes in Iraq and […]

Iraq resolution passed unanimously

FT, The US won backing for a new resolution on Iraq on Thursday after the 15 members of the United Nations Security Council unanimously passed a vote on a draft text. The vote followed confirmation from Gerhard Schr

Why Bush Is Suddenly Courting the World Body

The Independent, LONDON, 16 October 2003

The American era is ending. The Asian century is dawning.

The Age, The world is about to enter the final phase of the third long economic wave of the 20th century. The first wave began in 1904 and lasted until 1929, ending with the Depression; the second ran from 1947 […]

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