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For the Mideast, an Anniversary to Remember

Posted February 19th, 2016 at 2:12 pm (UTC-4)
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Kuwait’s…government still has room for improvement. It is deemed “partly free” by…Freedom House. Critics of the royal families are harshly punished and the judiciary is not very independent. Yet it has a parliament elected by popular vote. Women have equal rights. The people have the means to air their grievances in peaceful, legal ways.

Jeb Enters the Republican Presidential Pack

Posted June 15th, 2015 at 12:11 pm (UTC-4)
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We continue our series on the 2016 presidential candidates with the official entry of presumed Republican front-runner and former Florida Governor Jeb Bush. If he wins his party’s nomination and the race to the White House, he would be the third Bush to inhabit the Oval Office. But his surname comes with a price, observers say, pointing to his official logo “Jeb!”