web.archive.org

4,405 captures
01 Dec 2008 - 07 May 2021
About this capture

Good News​More
Log in | Sign Up
June 6, 2011

Like
20K
 

CONNECT  WORLD TRAVEL WAR WIRE AFGHANISTAN​MIDDLE EAST TERRORISM
27
FROM @3awadalla​: Good morning everyone! :)...  just now

Get Alerts
YEMEN OFFERS TO WITHDRAW TROOPS FROM CAPITAL
Syrian TV: Israeli Forces Kill At Least 13 Protesters
British, French Helicopters Strike Gaddafi Troops
featured
blog posts
William Hartung: Costs of War Hit Home, Politically
Director, Arms and Security Project, Center for International Policy
The combined costs of the wars this year amount to nearly $170 billion. While $19 billion less than '08, its a modest drop considering Iraq spending decreased almost $100 billion since then too. In other words, 4 of every 5 dollars saved from Iraq were reinvested in Afghanistan.
Read Post | Comments
featured posts
1 of 6
LndEUoCTEattQ%2BjZ%2BkX946jhmwg7qeFlGV6THd3I7CpZ%2BilLXYHuhXsD3GL3GifcNWBlpLtJkG%2BjOfrhe0Hpnnk0sKurMD6sN7uJgTzorPz%2B32u1OkvFsUOWmey0h1jvgAi9kDoL1l8bcT%2BF4D0sg2hZRHyqFGwVSo2PMD6v%2BSw%3D​m5lObr3Os8NbInHt2RIgbCmm992AVWmyzpxw%2BHHnrAVADk4IJXUuHTnZwfnnHEk%2F3YrmCzqtPYeP2k221%2FTpgoM2vK81n8l7C0Q9y3qusMAriMV9jyClHjxrQp6yByAyCoYBbErFnbv%2BgZmHosQq61LmAzOMlO%2FvnKAJ%2F57Tc78%3D​TZCxmAJwVHfkZFB5P11Wg3X4I18a2pNz2caxRsMm9qByhQj2i9xiEM3AV3l1ZIJfojbjeraFM%2F6ufHM%2BEHajbnCd3J1InZpcSUDX57VzR1vL%2FoFKJDbAKB9TE0siVHkRuKgN%2BNsIAI4Jms79yUFR4DTGicwOMryXDlfbMgsHSH4%3D​3i3BnBY6u5sx9nt00c9yPcbTLkQbLd1MjzpoN7IE8f54PNehkcy2OE9oWi8YZsSKHmEEnnCvQXheE10RScncEWKzMLwDFGv1IxJL1eAyzi0KMKUpIG66J6A63rCssGiY9sNDB630H2y%2FHmUbd1fp7vHrt0y3bTz8Es7eApOEH9w%3D​jT3i51cELQN8QiHxxb4VRwXMQgA59fhTkarhp%2B1S1b8%3D
Cuba's Much Lauded Health Care System No Longer Has Even Aspirin to Give Us
Yoani Sanchez​, 06.05.2011
Award-Winning Cuban Blogger
Given the choice between the Hippocratic oath and ideological fidelity, many physicians prefer to violate the privacy of their patients rather than to oppose, with the truth, the State that employs them.
Read Post | Comments
The "Cheney Brigades": A Second Chance for War Advocates to Fight
Doug Bandow​, 06.04.2011
Senior Fellow at the Cato Institute
How noble an enterprise, creating "second chance brigades" for those who found themselves too busy promoting wars to serve in them when they were young. Congress might want to name the program after a figure who inspires us all: the Cheney brigades.
Read Post | Comments
TOP VIDEO PICKS
1 of 17
Thousands attend Pope's Croatian Mass
On the Ground in Afghanistan
Record radiation levels at Fukushima
Think Twice, UN!
Ken Blackwell and Bob Morrison​, 06.05.2011
You would think U.S. policymakers would take advantage of Abbas's showing his true colors and cut him loose (and cut him off from billions in Western aid). Not so. Instead, Abbas gets a reward for climbing into bed with terrorists.
Read Post | Comments
Letter From the Arab World: The Speeches Revisited
James Zogby, 06.04.2011
President, the Arab American Institute; Author, "Arab Voices"
While one could quibble with aspects Obama's state department speech and his remarks before AIPAC, I was struck by some things he said that didn't register in the U.S. press or in the Arab World's media.
Read Post | Comments
A Struggle Over the Sovereignty of the Net and Nations
Jeff Jarvis, 06.03.2011
Author: 'Public Parts', 'What Would Google Do?'
With the net, we have a counterweight to government and media. So the net is not a subset of lands we now know. It is not a a new land. It is the public sphere. Or it can be. It is up to us to protect it.
Read Post | Comments
Syria's Shame
Amb. Marc Ginsberg​, 06.03.2011
Former U.S. Ambassador to Morocco
Despite economic isolation and growing international outcry, Bashar al-Assad knows he's safe -- by our statements, we have signaled to him that he is "too big to fail."
Read Post | Comments
Report From Tokyo: How Long Should TEPCO Call the Shots?
David Wagner​, 06.03.2011
Director of Crisis Communications, Country Risk Solutions
One has to wonder how long Tokyo Electric Power should call the shots. There is something inherently wrong with allowing the hen to rule the hen house. Yet that is what is happening.
Read Post | Comments
It's Not Only Strauss-Kahn Who Should Be on Trial. It's the IMF Itself.
Johann Hari, 06.03.2011
Columnist, the London Independent
There's an inane debate in the press about who should be the next head of the IMF. If we took the idea of human equality seriously, we would be discussing how to disband the IMF entirely and start again.
Read Post | Comments
Trade Agreements Kill Jobs, Wages, Democracy
Dave Johnson​, 06.03.2011
Fellow, Campaign for America's Future
Our trade agreements have pitted working people in countries that do not protect rights or people against the working people here who fought to win the protections of democracy. The result has been devastating.
Read Post | Comments
Europe Must Rise to the Challenges Presented by the Arab Spring
Emma Bonino, Mark Leonard​, Ana Palacio and Daniel Sachs, 06.03.2011
Europe's response to the Arab Spring has been lacking in ambition, imagination and generosity. From the actions and words of European leaders there has been too much focus on halting the flow of migrants and not enough on the historic opportunity before us.
Read Post | Comments
Was Pablo Neruda Murdered?
John Lundberg​, 06.03.2011
Writer, poetry teacher
Pablo Neruda once wrote, "We all arrive by different streets, by unequal languages, at Silence." But just how the great poet arrived at his ultimate silence is the subject of heated debate in his home country, Chile.
Read Post | Comments
AIPAC: A Lobby Without Parallel
MJ Rosenberg​, 06.03.2011
Senior Foreign Policy Fellow, Media Matters Action Network
AIPAC is the only lobby that both Democrats and Republics fear challenging. There is no other lobby in Washington, not one, that has that kind of power.
Read Post | Comments
Crowdsourcing: Putting the "Public" Back in the Public Sector
Alison Craiglow Hockenberry​, 06.03.2011
Contributing editor at Ashoka's Changemakers
It won't be much longer that the IMF can select its leadership like it's still the 1940s -- in back room conversations between the Americans and Europeans.
Read Post | Comments
What I Learnt in Rio: Discussing Ways to Manage Capital Flows
Olivier Blanchard​, 06.03.2011
Economic Counselor and Director of the Research Department of the International Monetary Fund
Governments have five tools to adjust to capital flows: monetary policy, fiscal policy, foreign exchange intervention, prudential tools, and capital controls. The challenge is to find, for each case, the right combination.
Read Post | Comments
Hillary: Agent of Change, Rock Star
Kathy Kemper​, 06.03.2011
Founder and CEO, Institute forEducation
It's a common misperception that the challenges women face are "soft" social issues. But the central role women play in society translates into a "butterfly effect" affecting ever-larger circles of humanity.
Read Post | Comments
AIDS at 30: The Real Story
Laurie Garrett and Larry Kramer, 06.03.2011
June 5th marks the 30th anniversary of the recognition that a new disease was killing our species. It would become our era's Great Plague, killing somewhere between 28-35 million human beings, and infecting about 75 million with HIV.
Read Post | Comments
Syria: Preparing for the Post-Assad Era
Dr. Josef Olmert, 06.03.2011
Adjunct Professor, American University’s School of International Service
The Syrian crisis may seem to be off the front page, but this is a deceiving quiet. The popular Sunni uprising is in full swing, and with it the repression by the regime, which claims a growing number of casualties.
Read Post | Comments
A Double Game in Pakistan? More Like Double Shame
Rob Asghar, 06.03.2011
Member, Pacific Council on International Policy
In a nation of 180 million people, only two million Pakistanis pay taxes. This may at first glance seem a tragic consequence of poverty, but bear in mind that roughly 30 percent of Pakistanis live in poverty, not 99 percent.
Read Post | Comments
don't miss huffpost bloggers
1 of 5
TXeoezNdoVQutAl%2F72ZYkw%3D%3D​IQ3v%2BseeHe7kqlRmrLyP3w%3D%3D​pYtrwjrl468iNwmPKI1NvQ%3D%3D​mSSMOj5oz0m7TXpBpOVfBA%3D%3D​rgMx9N0EndjAUuNHIpGZYA%3D%3D
world
Sean Penn
A State Department That Can
green
Shaun Donovan
Greener Homes Means a Stronger Economy
recent blog posts
1 of 4
%2F86w0%2BZqlJD%2BYbs2X0SBiiul2TT4A4AJIbDkkY2Kk6iswZzBxjKotA%3D%3D​LndEUoCTEatxpusFmHB0SYSSBcYSuVfmjW%2BubapAFDScoDd4tWiNDQ%3D%3D​LOsPiSFH7iTRznPg8uYM3RWL0trYsiRix6VStGtsnHM%3D
A State Department That Can
Sean Penn, 2011.06.05
Think Twice, UN!
Ken Blackwell​, 2011.06.05
Cuba's Much Lauded Health Care System No Longer Has Even Aspirin to Give Us
Yoani Sanchez​, 2011.06.05
No Longer Number 1!
Alyn Ware, 2011.06.04
Costs of War Hit Home, Politically
William Hartung​, 2011.06.04
Raging Greeks Stage Biggest Anti-Austerity Protest
Libyan Woman Who Claimed Rape Reportedly Headed To U.S.
Russia: NATO 'One Step' From Land War In Libya
Likely E. Coli Culprit Identified: 22 Killed, Thousands Sick In Breakout
Comments (977)
Strauss-Kahn To Plead Not Guilty On Monday
Police Forcibly Remove Yoga Guru And Supporters From Hunger Strike
Mexico: State Leader Of Zeta Cartel Caught
French Finance Minister Christine Lagarde Likely To Be Next IMF Chief
Comments (166)
More Protesters Shot Dead In Syria
Top Al Qaeda Commander Killed
Doug Bandow: The "Cheney Brigades": A Second Chance for War Advocates to Fight
Bahrain Police Open Fire At Protesters In Capital
Robert Gates Makes Farewell Visit To Afghanistan
Winslow T. Wheeler: Did Robert Gates Terminate 30 DOD Hardware Programs, Saving $300 Billion?
Former Secretary Of State Dies
Comments (311)
WikiLeaks Founder Takes On Damage Done By Publishing Secret Docs
North Korea Vows Military Action Against South
HuffPost Reports
David Lohr
WATCH: American-Born Al Qaeda Member Urges U.S. Muslims To Start Killing Americans
Hitler's First Anti-Semitic Writing Found?
Czech Lesbians Being Drawn To Prostitution
FOLLOW US
Connect with your friends
Check out stories you might like,
and see what your friends are sharing!

Most Popular on HuffPost
1 of 2
Author: Smurfs Are Racist, Anti-Semites
Like
4K
Shia LeBeouf: Megan Fox 'Couldn't Handle' Sexy Demands
Like
176
WATCH: This Week In Unnecessary Censorship
Like
225
AOL Real Estate: Now You See It, Now You Don't: The $43.5 Million Teardown
Like
283
AOL Travel News: Girl Falls from Wildwood Ferris Wheel, Dies
Like
314
PHOTOS: 9 Funniest Signs Of The Month
Like
2K
Alec Baldwin One More Thing About Mitt Romney...
Like
906
AOL Small Business: My First Million: Barbara Corcoran, The Corcoran Group
Like
2K
Daily Finance: Walton Family Faces a Tough Decision About Walmart's CEO
Like
1K
Twilight Triumphs at the 2011 MTV Movie Awards
Nadal Takes the French Open After Federer Falters
Is Tonje Langetieg the Norwegian Rebecca Black?
Time - World
Libya rebels want U.S. recognition to help pay bills
Leftist Humala claims victory in Peru
Yemeni protesters to Saleh: Don't come back
More World News at latimes.com
Acapulco's Tourist Haven Turns Deadly In Mexico's Drug Wars
WATCH: Horrifying Footage Of Iranian Military Aircraft Plummeting To Ground
French Ban Words 'Twitter' And 'Facebook' From TV, Radio
Libya's Female Fighters
How Secure Is Your Nation's Energy Supply?
Buddha Tattoos To Be Banned In Thailand?
AC/DC Is The Preferred Music Of Sharks
How Do Countries Rate The United Nations?
Spectacular Video Reveals Splendor Of Chile's Night Sky
Chinese Premier Shoots Hoops With Students
PHOTOS: Pole Dancing Colombian Women Take To The Streets
Inside The Prison That Will House Mladic
WHO Predicts Tobacco To Kill 600K Non-Smokers Yearly
HUFFPOST'S BIG NEWS PAGES
View All
1 of 2
Guess The Artist (PHOTO)
Games
Plaxico Burress' Agent: Receiver Will Be 'Top Free Agent'
NFL
LeBron James' Dunk On Ian Mahinmi In Game 3 Of NBA Finals (VIDEO)
Video
Fox News Shows Tina Fey In On-Screen Graphic For Sarah Palin
Fox News
Steve Stricker Wins Memorial Tournament By One Stroke
Golf
Leave No Veteran Behind Grants Retroactive Scholarships To Service Members In Need
Veterans
Heat Beat Mavericks 88-86 In Game 3 Of NBA Finals (VIDEO)
Basketball
When a Nobel Prize Isn’t Enough
Nobel Prize
Volcano Billows Giant Plume For Second Day In Chile
Chile
News SourcesBlogs

WORLD TRAVEL WAR WIRE AFGHANISTAN MIDDLE EAST TERRORISM
Part of HuffPost News

<img src="https://web.archive.org/web/20110606075751im_/http://b.scorecardresearch.com/p?c1=2&amp;c2=6723616&amp;c3=&amp;c4=&amp;c5=world&amp;c6=&amp;c15=&amp;cj=1"/> <img src="//web.archive.org/web/20110606075751im_/http://secure-us.imrworldwide.com/cgi-bin/m?ci=us-703240h&amp;cg=0&amp;cc=1&amp;ts=noscript" width="1" height="1" alt=""/> <img src="https://web.archive.org/web/20110606075751im_/http://vertical-stats.huffpost.com/?15&amp;&amp;" width="1" height="1" alt=""/> <img src="//web.archive.org/web/20110606075751im_/http://pixel.quantserve.com/pixel/p-6fTutip1SMLM2.gif?labels=World" style="display:none" height="1" width="1" alt="Quantcast"/>