Darfur: Coming Weeks Crucial For International Action

With the security situation in Darfur, Sudan, continuing to deteriorate, Africa Action today emphasized the need for urgent international action on this crisis in the coming weeks, as several key deadlines approach.


Communist Party of Viet Nam Holds 10th National Congress

On the occasion of the 10th National Congress of the Communist Party of Viet Nam, the Party Central Committee has received messages of congratulation from many Communist parties, workers parties and political organisations from around the world.

Plan Patriota: What $700 Million in U.S. Cash Will and Will Not Buy You in Colombia

For the first time in history, the U.S. is intervening directly in the heart of the conflict to help Bogotá to contain the guerrillas and protect U.S. military and economic interests in the country and region.

SUDAN-UGANDA: Garang crash resulted from pilot error, says report

Garang died in the crash on 30 July 2005, just three weeks after he was inaugurated as first vice president of Sudan and six months after the long-drawn-out war

Cuba- Playa Giron: Goals of the Mercenary Invasion

At the UN, the US claimed the invasion, of US-armed, trained and transported mercenary brigade 2506 that landed in the Zapata Swamp on April 17, 1961 was a local uprising against the revolution.


Neither Honor nor Professionalism to be Found in Jackson Diehl’s Analysis of Latin America

Former Washington Post Latin America correspondent Jackson Diehl – and current Post columnist – has added to his already tarnished credentials as a chronically-biased source on regional affairs.


Ruin, Rubble and Race: Lessons on the Centennial of the Great 1906 San Francisco Earthquake

It's as if the spotlight that Hurricane Katrina cast on the inequities of disaster relief never happened. San Francisco's high and mighty are in full-throated self-celebration of the City's 'rising from the ashes' of the April 18, 1906 earthquake and fire.


Report Details Dire Human Rights Situation in Sudan

Despite the 2005 comprehensive peace agreement between the government of Sudan and the Sudan People's Liberation Movement/Army (SPLM/A) and an agreement on national reconciliation between the government and the opposition political coalition known as the National Democratic Alliance, widespread atrocities continue in that country.

Iranian Irony

'When it came to pinning the terrorist label on the Saddam Government,' Dilip Hiro wrote in 2004 ('Secrets and Lies,' p. 381), 'all the Bush administration had to do was point a finger at the Mujahedin-e Khalq Organization...'


Georgia at a Crossroads, State Rep. Nan Orrock Says

“Georgia is at a critical point, at a crossroads. We can go one of two ways. We can reverse the progress we made, that is a distinct possibility,” Georgia State Rep. Nan Orrock (D), 62. 'Or we can create a new progressive future.'

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