Friday, 10 May 2013

QE gains 99 points in a week

Economic M-E Diplomacy
In 2011, a group of American hightech executives and angel investors traveled to North Africa as part of an innovative State Department economic development program. Local entrepreneurs flocked to workshops in Tunisia, Morocco and Algeria, where the Americans judged their business proposals and encouraged them to open start-ups. The initiative embodied the "economic statecraft" at the heart of Secretary Hillary Rodham Clinton's vision for American foreign policy. But the program turned out to be so poorly financed that it had no prize for the winners. Embarrassed delegates cobbled one together: an internship at a start-up incubator in Detroit. Today, the Middle East is an economic powder keg. About 60 percent of the Arab world's population is under the age of 30; millions of jobs are needed ...
US's Military Injustice
Along with a boosted Buick LeSabre, another incident listed on a crime report on Sunday in Arlington County, Va., was a creepy attack by a man on a woman. "On May 5 at 12:35 a.m., a drunken male subject approached a female victim in a parking lot and grabbed her, " the report read. "The victim fought the suspect off as he attempted to touch her again and alerted police. Jeffrey Krusinski, 41, of Arlington, Va., was arrested and charged with sexual battery." Krusinski's mug shot, showing scarlet scratches on his face, is a portrait in misery. He knew his arrest on charges of groping a stranger would send the capital reeling and his career at the nearby ...

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