Day: February 19, 2008

  • This Is How I Feel About My Government

    Members of the White Rose, Munich 1942. From left: Hans Scholl, his sister Sophie Scholl, and Christoph Probst. Courtesy of United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. A different country, a different time, the same evil: It is certain that today every honest German is ashamed of his government. Who among us has any conception of the…

  • Secret Document Released: No “45 Minutes”

    David Miliband, protector of war criminals Foreign Secretary David Miliband has published an early draft of the UK’s infamous dossier on Saddam Hussein’s weapons of mass destruction. The document, by Foreign Office press chief John Williams, was an unpublished draft of the September 2002 dossier. The Foreign Office lost its appeal against a ruling the…

  • NZ Cluster Bomb Summit

    More than 120 countries are meeting in New Zealand to discuss an agreement limiting the use of cluster bombs. The talks – launched last year – aim to smooth progress towards the signing of a global treaty later this year. But some major producers and buyers of cluster bombs – including the US, Israel, Russia…