06 May 2009



No time limit for US in Afghanistan
Pelosi told reporters. "The legislation that will come before the committee this week and the Congress next week has no timeline or anything like that."
"How long will it take?" Pelosi said. "I don't know, but it is essential to our security that we fight terrorism there."


Israel would inform, not ask US before hitting Iran
“Whether or not Israel got the green light from Washington to attack Iran is almost immaterial, as everybody in the region would believe that the US was complicit,” said Karim Sadjadpour of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. One US diplomat envisaged Israeli Defence Minister Ehud Barak telephoning Pentagon chief Robert Gates, unannounced, “to give a heads-up and explain” once the mission were under way.


Georgia war games strain NATO-Russia relations
The exercises indicate that NATO will continue to support Georgia, to which the alliance has promised eventual membership, Litovkin said. He said the exercises also sent Moscow the message that NATO had no interest in its opinions.


Hobbits 'are a separate species'
The team, which discovered the tiny remains in Liang Bua cave on Flores, contends that the population belongs to the species Homo floresiensis - separate from our own grouping Homo sapiens.


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