Summarizing Iraq Author: Peter Krupa Originally Published at Peace and Conflict Monitor on 06/16/2005 Understanding Iraq Author: William R.Polk Publisher: HarperCollins Pages: 221 The subtitle makes some pretty grandiose claims: “The whole sweep of Iraqi history,” it says, “from Genghis Khan’s Mongols to the Ottoman Turks to the British Mandate to
Revolutionary Intercommunalism and the Right of Nations to Self determination,( edited by Amy Gdala) by Huey P Newton and Vladimir Lenin, Superscript Publishers, ISBN 0954291344, paperback, pp. 191, £10.
Jay R Mandle, Globalization and the Poor, Cambridge University Press, 2003, pp.157 ISBN-0-521-89352-6 (pbk)
Professor Mandle provides arguments to support the case for reform of the globalization process. The intervention of governments and states is required so that the poor can do better while the rich can stay rich.
The Death of Somoza by Claribel Alegria and Darwin Flakol though published some time ago, 1996, is well worth a read not only because of its intrinsic interest, but also because of the lessons that can be taken from it in understanding the nature of international terror, and particularly
President Robert Mugabe shows no sign of retiring or surrendering power to the growing opposition party in Zimbabwe. Martin Meredith's Our Votes Our Guns: Robert Mugabe and the Tragedy of Zimbabwe published by Public Affairs, June 2003, provides the background to one of this week's crises in Africa.
Climate change has been topping the headlines throughout Europe and the US this summer as northern hemisphere temperatures have reached unprecedented seasonal highs and lows. Nicholas Reader, in our guest ediorial, finds that the brouhaha has hidden some important truths about global warming. Africa and tropical and sub-tropical regions have