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Feb
09

The Perfect Storm

The following text is a transcript of Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin’s speech at the opening ceremony of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. Jan. 28, 2009

By Vladimir Putin
Wall Street Journals, 03/02/09

Good afternoon, colleagues, ladies and gentlemen,

I would like to thank the forum’s organisers for this opportunity to share my thoughts on global economic developments and to share our plans and proposals.
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01
Feb
09

Innocence, Morality Ravaged in Gaza

By Howard J. Gale
Seattle Post-Intelligencer, 02/02/09

“Every bomb ever made falls on all of us.” (Alice Walker)

Israel has dropped tens of thousands of pounds of U.S.-made and/or U.S.-paid-for munitions on one of the most densely populated regions on Earth. Israel has been firing on known United Nations schools, killing dozens of civilians.
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