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Castro Says He Warned Chavez About US Castro, the survivor of many C.I.A attempts, warns his friend Hugo of the United States wishes. The two men and their nations have strengthened ties since the collapse of the Soviet Union, where … Read More

By / November 30, 2007

Castro Says He Warned Chavez About US

Castro, the survivor of many C.I.A attempts, warns his friend Hugo of the United States wishes. The two men and their nations have strengthened ties since the collapse of the Soviet Union, where Venezuela has picked up the economic slack from Cuba’s loss of Soviet sponsorship. A vote on Sunday could greatly increase the Socialist powers of the South American state.

Why Putin Does it?

Putin is taking Russia back to a strongman format and the world yawns. Putin, tired of being pushed around (as he sees it) is ready to have Russia re-emerge as a super-power. He starts by suspending a treaty limiting the number of troops on European soil.

Olmert: Jerusalem Israeli Issue Not Jewish

As more and more Jewish groups vocalize about the need to not give up Jerusalem, Olmert decries “American” Jews who wish to bully the state. It seems that Olmert has really “gone native” is his quest for history. Shas states that it will bolt if the city is even mentioned.

US Withdraws Mideast Resolution at UN

The U.S. Withdrew a resolution supporting the agreements reached at the Annapolis Summit. It seems the text had not be cleared through the Arabs and Israelis before it was submitted to the Security council. It is important that there be a non-binding resolution if there has to be one at all.

Nazi Archives Saving names from the Lost

The archives have finally been opened and researchers and families will be able to track names of those lost in the Shoah. The archives have been closed since after the war and it has taken many years to finally get the archives opened.

Enlisted with the Marines at 61

Dr. Bill Krissoff has been commissioned a lieutenant commander in the Navy reserves, wanting to serve since one of his sons was killed by a roadside bomb while serving. During a meeting with President Bush, Krissoff spoke of his desire to join the service and help. As an accomplished physician, the good doctor was taken in and plans to give back by caring for wounded military.

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