Saturday, January 01, 2005

CATEGORY: World Politics


  • World Circus. Bush, Ahmadinejad, and Chavez talk past each other at the UN; time for France to step down from the Security Council.
  • European Passengers Right to Privacy Stops at Our Borders. Passengers should agree to let airlines send their personal identifying info to their destination government.
  • You Have Struck A Rock. Mukhtaran Bibi, a courageous Pakistani villager, stands up to vicious traditions, while Aung San Suk Kyi celebrates her 60th birthday in confinement in Myanmar.
  • New World Order? The Prime Minister of Viet Nam visits the US, second stop, the White House, first stop, Redmond.
Middle East
  • Lessons From Mexico's Election. Mexico's election administration surpasses the US in credibility, but a populist sore loser may ruin the country's fledgling faith in democracy.

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