Carlill vs Rundle: Ahmadinejad, Palestine and Israel

April 22, 2009

What’s really preventing the establishment of a viable Palestinian state is a mixture of rejectionism, corruption and incompetence, writes Bren Carlill.

Mixed signals: Iran and the USA

April 22, 2009

The US offers Iran an olive branch and Iran jails an American journalist... where is this relationship going?

The ANC to continue its domination of South African politics

April 22, 2009

South Africa's voters go to the polls today to vote in their fourth post-apartheid election.

PJ O’Rourke: stimulating, like an untaxed leech

April 22, 2009

Politicians worship different gods than do believers in free markets, argues PJ O’Rourke.

The Daily Show: We don’t torture

April 22, 2009

No-one is upset about the fact that America tortures, they're just upset that they now know about it.

The story behind the torture memos

April 22, 2009

The circumstances in which the US torture memos were prepared and the process that led to their release may prove even more significant than their actual content.

The Chinese housing bubble

April 22, 2009

The Chinese housing market has crashed, with prices expected to fall 10-15% this year.

Mystery surrounds Somali pirate’s personal life

April 22, 2009

The life of 16-year-old Somali pirate Abdiwali Abdiqadir Muse.

Fox analyst: Did Obama and Chavez do *more* gay things off-camera?

April 22, 2009

Col. Ralph Peters on Fox News describes the "embracing and fist-bumping and making lovey-dovey in the hotel and god-knows-what-else behind closed doors" between Obama and Chavez.

Mandela’s Rainbow Nation is not living happily ever after

April 22, 2009

Post-Apartheid South Africa is not delivering the liberal dream, but a nightmare of Communism and corruption.