UN envoy to pressure Myanmar on Asia tour
UN special envoy Ibrahim Gambari heads this
weekend to Asia to rally support for an international campaign for
democracy in Myanmar, but the success of his mission is far from
US-Russia row leaves Cold War treaties in shreds
THEY were the acronyms that kept the world safe
— ABM, INF, CFE and START — but today these epic Cold War-era
treaties are dead or in danger and a rancorous US-Russian meeting on
the weekend has made things even worse.
Gore Nobel win shows up Bush
US newspapers Saturday hailed Al Gore’s Nobel
Peace Prize for his fight against climate change, saying it showed
up failings of President George W. Bush in the seven years since he
beat Gore to the White House.