Archive for November, 2006

Bush on the Lessons of the Vietnam War

Friday, November 17th, 2006

From CNN.com: HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — U.S. President George W. Bush said Friday the United States’ unsuccessful war in Vietnam three decades ago offered lessons for the American-led struggle in Iraq. “We’ll succeed unless we quit,” Bush said shortly after arriving in this one-time war capital. It’s a little worrisome that the lesson from Vietnam […]

Post-Election Violence in the Congo

Thursday, November 16th, 2006

Violence again in the Democratic Republic of the Congo: “IT STARTED with burning tyres and rocks thrown by protesters. Then gun battles erupted between rival soldiers using heavy machine guns, mortars and rockets. The fighting at the weekend in Kinshasa shows that peace in Congo is not yet assured. The battle brought the centre of […]

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