High Hopes for the International Climate Change Meeting

The upcoming COP15 meeting in Denmark—so named because it is the 15th such international gathering of the Conference of the Parties (COP) under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change—is the world's next big chance to take decisive multi-lateral action on reducing greenhouse gas emissions substantially enough to ward off cataclysmic climate change.

Germany: Can the SPD Lion Add Bite to Its Roar

It recalled ancient Greek tragedies. The Social Democratic Party of Germany (SPD), founded in the 19th Century, is the country’s oldest party, and now its saddest one. On September 27th it suffered its worst election defeat since 1897, losing six million former voters and ending up with only 23 percent of the vote.

A Pack of Lies

The bourgeois German media are using their best endeavors to declare the so-called fall of the Berlin wall the greatest occurrence in history. And the media in many other countries are parroting the nonsense invented in German kitchens.

On the US’s Afghanistan-Pakistan Policy

Terrorist attacks are taking place in Pakistan with alarming rapidity. The vulnerability of the US's Af-Pak policy is clear. The conflict in Afghanistan is engulfing Pakistan. India has not been spared either: the attack on our embassy in Kabul proves that.

US Seeks Security of Pakistan's Nukes

Washington has been negotiating secret and “highly sensitive understandings” to “provide added security for the Pakistani arsenal in case of a crisis,” investigative journalist Seymour Hersh reports.

Natural Disasters in Asia: Harbinger of Things to Come?

In a span of 5 weeks and one day earthquakes, floods, mudslides, typhoons and tsunamis swept through 10 nations leaving thousands of people dead and rendering millions more homeless.