Monthly Archives: April 2011

Jimmy Carter socks it to Barack Obama and Lee Myung bak

Arriving in Seoul, South Korea from Pyongyang, North Korea, Jimmy Carter sharply criticised Barack Obama and Lee Myung bak from denying North Korea much need food supplies, political issues notwithstanding. Carter appeal for food supplies fell on deaf ears. For … Continue reading

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Netenyahu is not amused. More bitter pills for him to swallow

Israeli right wing prime minister Binjamin Netenyahu is not amused. He’s given the Palestinian Authority a ‘choice’: side with us to work out a deal or nothing if you hook up with Hamas. After almost 20 years after the Oslo … Continue reading

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Is the Birther issue quashed?

Barack Obama finally decided to put the birther issue at rest by publishing his full birth certificate? Maybe not. It won’t satisfy the ‘true believers’ that it is a falsified document and he was actually born in Kenya. What’s more … Continue reading

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Time is not on Israel’s side says Tzipporah Livni

The announcement that Hamas and the Palestinian Authority have kissed and made up underscores former Israeli prime minister and leader of the Sharon Kadima’s fear that ‘time is not on our side’. GuamDiary reprints here an earlier blog. Tzipporah Livni, … Continue reading

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Jimmy Carter in Pyongyang: the trouble with US policy towards North Korea

Jimmy Carter is always welcome in Pyongyang. Since his ‘visite eclaire’ in 1994 when he went to North Korea against the expressed wishes of the US government, he’s brought a voice of sanity to a more and more off the … Continue reading

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Wikileaks denied the Guardian access to US diplomatic cables on Guantanamo

Yesterday GuamDiary suggested that, as in the past, the ‘Guardian’ newspaper provided the ‘New York Times’ with the US diplomatic cables on Guantanamo. We were off target: the Guardian itself, in its coverage, alluded to an unspecified source for the … Continue reading

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Keller, the New York Times, and Wikileaks

Today the ‘New York Times’ had extensive coverage of almost 800 recently released US diplomatic cables released by Wikileaks on the US prison at Guantanamo. GuamDiary encourages its readers to compare the coverages of these documents with that of the … Continue reading

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