Presdient Obama gave a speech (video
) at the United States Military Academy last month that outlined American foreign policy.
has been mixed. [more inside]
Erin Gloria Ryan asks: Is America ready for a white, male Secretary of State?
She's not the only one satirically contemplating this question - John Norris over at Foreign Policy magazine has also wondered: Is America ready for a male Secretary of State? [more inside]
It is a strange, dubious and totally unaccepted moral purpose which holds the whole of the world to ransom.
On 1 March 1985, New Zealand Prime Minister Rt Hon David Lange
) addressed the Oxford Union
in support of the proposition that "Nuclear Weapons are Morally Indefensible
". That speech is online at publicaddress.net
) and still resonates today. [more inside]
War With Iraq - As Predictable As Chess
There is still a good chance we can avoid war with Iraq. Saddam Hussein has never won a war, and his military forces surely foresee their own destruction. Numerous assassination attempts by them (some involving the Republican Guard) have failed. They are likely trying again, even now. Therein lies our best hope.
What if they fail again? Then invasion by the U.S. is inevitable.
Salman says "miscalculations"
Is the US so
unpopular.Are they willing and able to do anything about it ??
How would you sell America to the Muslim World? Three Top U.S. Agency Executives Weigh In.
Their responses really are inspired. Jim Ferguson (creator of 'Brand Bush') tops the bill with, ‘a lot of it is like selling soap.’
In another Ad Age special the important question of ‘Should American values be marketed to Muslim Nations?’
is discussed. Their answer is yes, I scream, NO!
God, it can’t be long before we here calls for a marketing crusade. Please, can someone stop the advertising industry getting involved. This isn't Coke.