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On Monday March 3, the price of crude oil reached $103.95 per barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange, surpassing the record set nearly 30 years ago during another moment of chaos in the Middle East.
Canadians would respond better to the situation if we knew more about what is really going on. Canadians and people all over the world are seeking peace. Historically speaking though, peace is ever as profitable as war. So, is peace really desirable? Are we on a peace mission? Are we aspiring to create peace?
More significantly, however, his comment offers a disturbing indication of the Israeli armyâ€™s longer-term strategy towards the Palestinians in the occupied territories.
Add a comment Add a comment Read more: Hillary's Bait & SwitchLittle wonder: Any discussion of the economy that does not begin with trade policy is like debating which brand of aspirin we should purchase for a dying patient.
The name of the reporter? Brett Blackledge, the award-winning prize star of the Birmingham News.
But with economic storm clouds gathering south of the border, the Conservative government looks to be preparing for some turbulence ahead. It is creating a special cushion of $2 billion in a side account to help pay for any quick surge in payouts caused by an economic downturn.
A panel of five corporate and political figures was cobbled together in an effort to reach broader consensus among the warâ€™s proponents.
The Pentagon is slated to release a suspected toxicant in Crystal City, Virginia this week, ostensibly to test air sensors.
In a sense those days are back. There are a handful of independent papers in the state, but the three Advance newspapers published in the stateâ€™s major urban areas, operate to the historical tradition of their most shameful moment. The big offenders, as I have chronicled repeatedly, are the Birmingham News and the Mobile Press-Register.