Welcome to this week’s collection of news.
Friday, Friday, once again. Let’s catch up with some of the news stories that caught my eye over the last week.
This week’s news from Asia will focus on stories from individual countries. Some will just have one story; others will have several. So here we go…
More quick links this week!
On any given week, the news brings us dirty old men, a financial crisis, terrorism, a natural disaster, and a no shit study. Let’s see what iterations on the same old stuff we get today.
Well, the news in the U.S. has almost exclusively focused on the current government shutdown, so let’s see what’s going on in another part of the world, shall we?
Oh honey pot, doodle face, little poodles and cats. Welcome back.
When people talk about Osama bin Laden, they always do so in relation to his impact on America. He was the nation’s bogeyman, and for good reason. However it might surprise many to learn his plotting and financing has killed far more in the Arab and Muslim world than in the West, and purposefully so.
Perhaps one of the most frustrating aspects of the conflict in Libya has come from my own friends and family. A group of mostly progressive, well-educated, reasonable people who are now bandying about propagandist talking points and railing against foreign intervention in Libya.
When we last left off with Yemen, large factions of the military and numerous tribal leaders were dissenting from President Saleh. The protesters at University Square, who had been indiscriminately shot at just days before, were singing, dancing, and handing out roses to the troops that came to protect them.