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House Rejects Involvement in U.N./NATO Action In Libya

House Rejects Involvement in U.N./NATO Action In Libya

06-24-2011 by Linda S. Carbonell According to Congressman Dennis Kucinich, the House vote to halt American involvement in Libya is an assertion by the Congress of its powers under the…

Syrian Troops Mass On Turkish Border

Syrian Troops Mass On Turkish Border

06-23-2011 by Linda S. Carbonell Over 10,000 Syrians have fled across the border into Turkey since the first assault on Jisr al-Shughour where 120 security personnel loyal to the Assad…

Patching Relations Between Israel And Turkey

Patching Relations Between Israel And Turkey

06-22-2011 by Linda S. Carbonell Turkey has always been an anomaly among the Muslim countries around the Mediterranean. It was conqueror and occupier, instead of conquered and occupied; secular instead…

Jolie, U.N. Refugee Chief Land In Lampedusa

Jolie, U.N. Refugee Chief Land In Lampedusa

06-19-2011 by Linda S. Carbonell Seventy miles northwest Tunisia is the 7.8 square mile island of Lampedusa, the southern-most portion of Italy. The normal population of the island is around…

Saudi Women Stage Driving Protest

Saudi Women Stage Driving Protest

06-17-2011 by Linda S. Carbonell Sometimes, change comes one traffic ticket at a time. For women, Saudi Arabia is about three steps up from living under the Taliban. Women can…

King Abdullah Outlines First Steps In Reform

King Abdullah Outlines First Steps In Reform

06-12-2011 by Linda S. Carbonell The protests in Jordan have been fairly low-key compared to the rest of the region, and the reason for that is the early and sincere…

New Oil Find In Gulf

New Oil Find In Gulf

06-09-2011 by Linda S. Carbonell ExxonMobil has announced that a new oil and gas field in the Gulf of Mexico may be one of the largest found in recent years.…

Qaddafi Could Face War Crimes Charges For Rapes

Qaddafi Could Face War Crimes Charges For Rapes

06-07-2011 by Linda S. Carbonell Rape as a function of war has always been a tactic that made a sick sort of sense. Soldiers gang raping women in villages is…