For the Global Thinker

Friday, January 29, 2010

US fails in Iraq and now seeks a truce with the Taliban

Days earlier, the Nato commander in Afghanistan, General Stanley McChrystal, also signalled his belief that four years of hard combat with the Taliban would ultimately be ended by a political deal.

"As a soldier, my personal feeling is that there's been enough fighting," he told the Financial Times. The sentiment was ­echoed last night by the US secretary of state, Hillary Clinton.


Friday, January 22, 2010

Life terms for torture murderers


"....Marks caused by a sharp object were found on his body, described by Home Office pathologist Dr Nigel Cooper as "a grotesque game of noughts and crosses. Boiling water was poured over his feet in the bath, he was held against a hot radiator and scorched with a cigarette lighter."


Monday, January 18, 2010

US waves white flag in disastrous 'war on drugs'

Hey Guys, I've been in California and Baja, Mexico for the past few weeks...and so didn't have time to post any new stories.....anyway...here's a great story to get Kultura back on track....

After 40 years, Washington is quietly giving up on a futile battle that has spread corruption and destroyed thousands of lives.