Archive for the ‘American Culture’ Category

U.S. government officials have discovered that Raymond Davis, the American arrested in Pakistan after shooting two men at a crowded traffic stop, was—as Pakistan officials predicted—spying on militant groups in the country as a clandestine operative in the C.I.A. Davis’ arrest and detention, which came after American officials described the shooting as self-defense in response […]


After leading the tally for weeks, Julian Assange has come out on top in Time magazine’s online poll asking readers who should be 2010’s “Person of the Year.” Out of a total 1,249,425 votes, Assange won 382,020, more than twice as many votes as the second place winner, Recep Tayyip Ergodan, prime minister of Turkey. […]


The Innercircle just added a new documentary to it’s School of Thought. The documenary entitled ‘The War on Democracy‘ by John Pilger shows how the US pushes democracy on other countries in Latin America. The documentary goes hand in hand with another documentary we’ve listed under Politics & World Affairs, “The Revolution will not be […]


October 14 & 15, 2010 from 4:00 to 9:00pm Centre BIEL, Beyrouth The American Embassy in Lebanon and the American-Lebanese Chamber of Commerce are hosting the first annual US-Lebanon ICT Forum on Oct 14-15 at the Centre BIEL in Beyrouth, Lebanon. The event is also being supported by the Union of Arab ICT Associations (IJMA3) […]


Say what you will about the tenets of Mahmoud Ahmadinejad’s politics, but at least he has a sense for the theatrical. Iran’s president said Monday that he would like to hold a meeting with President Obama when he visits New York in September for all the world to see. I will be ready for talks, […]


A leading U.S. expert on the Mideast has told Congress that the U.S. should break with its policy and begin talking to Hezbollah, the Iranian-backed group that the U.S. calls a terrorist organization. Ryan Crocker, who retired from the U.S. foreign service last year as the State Department’s most experienced Mideast hand, told a Senate […]


Even before the Gaza aid flotilla crisis, both Barack Obama, the US president, and Binyamin Netanyahu, the Israeli prime minister, had been trying to erase the perception of strained US-Israel relations. But among some quarters in Washington, questions over unqualified US support for Israel remain. The US military is starting to show concern over the […]



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