In Gaza you Burn summer camps for Girls


What a wonderful culture and people to support: “Masked gunmen from an Islamist group torched a UN-run summer camp for children and teens in Gaza on Sunday, Army Radio reported, the top UN aid official in Gaza said.” “During the past month alone, five Gazans have been executed with formal sanction from the Strip’s Hamas […]

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Is China like Dubai?


Wow. Must read editorial by Edward Chancellor on the parallels between China and Dubai. Here is the best part: Dubai’s ambitions weren’t merely domestic. Dubai World and its subsidiaries, with their assumed government backing, went on a debt-fuelled global buying binge. Dubai’s economy expanded rapidly in the boom. But much of this growth came from […]

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Obama Responds to Cuban Blogger


While I just knocked the President for his shirking the moral high ground in China, I do commend him for responding to Cuban blogger, Yoani Sánchez. Ms. Sanchez has been highlighting how tough and bad life is in Cuba and she recently got beat up by Cuban security people for it. Good for the President, […]

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Human Rights, A Contrast


President Barack Obama recently went to China. The New York Times wrote an article on how he skirted Chinese sensibilities especially on human rights issues. Here is a snippet: Whether by White House design or Chinese insistence, President Obama has steered clear of public meetings with Chinese liberals, free press advocates and even average Chinese […]

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