Monthly Archives: October 2011

Afghanistan calling!

By Saul Landau Afghanistan calling!Ten plus years ago, the United States (oops, NATO) invaded Afghanistan and quickly won the war against the militarily (technologically) inferior Taliban government. Taliban fighters fled to Pakistan. Washington and allies followed their victory by quickly losing the occupation challenge. As W. Bush and allies invaded Iraq, the Taliban crept back […]

Who Controls the Street?

By Saul Landau Politicians face a spreading revolt against Wall Street, financial tycoons, banks in general and an insensitive government that ignores people’s needs. The latest poll shows a radical lack of confidence for those running the government A September 30 Gallup poll said 81 percent felt dissatisfied with the way those running country. Congress’ […]