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Add a comment Add a comment Read more: Terrorism: Retail and WholesaleHereâ€™s how the U.S. State Department defines terrorism: the use of violence or the threat of violence to harm or intimidate civilians for political purposes.
On the other hand, at another time KBR argued that some of its workers that sued the company after being exposed to dangerous chemicals in Iraq were KBR employees and, because of laws granting contractors doing military work overseas, the company was not legally responsible.
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.