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  1. Who said it?

    Posted Aug 14th 2011, 12:00am

    ... We've taken too soft an attitude towards people that loot and pillage their own community British Prime Minister David Cameron commenting on the London riots They say to me... it's too expensive World Bank chief Robert Zoellick on Beijing's desire to increase social protection for its population, but not with a European welfare state model These things take time ...

  2. 'War on terror a long way from won'

    Posted Jun 03rd 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Greg Torode in Singapore Pentagon chief asks region for more help US Secretary of Defence Robert Gates used his first trip to Asia to deliver a stark message yesterday- he could not say whether Washington and its allies were winning their 'war on terror' after five years, nor how long it would go on. Invoking cold war rhetoric to describe a clash of ideologies ...

  3. News - Asia

    Thai army chief accused of intimidation in crackdown probe

    Posted Aug 24th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... "excessive and unnecessary lethal force" in the crackdown. Prayut denies army abuses and has filed a defamation case against Thaksin's lawyer Robert Amsterdam for accusing the military ...

  4. Waterloo - Napoleon's Last Gamble

    Posted Feb 19th 2006, 12:00am by Tim Cribb

    ... Waterloo - Napoleon's Last Gamble by Andrew Roberts Harper Perennial, $112 'History is an argument without end,' says Pieter Geyl in his book Napoleon: For and Against. Andrew Roberts quotes the Dutch historian as he considers whether Napoleon might have prevailed over Wellington when, at 6.30pm, he had thrown his elite Imperial Guard against the wavering centre ...

  5. News - World

    Briefs, September 20, 2012

    Posted Sep 20th 2012, 12:00am by AGENCIES

    ... include former Milan CIA station chief Robert Seldon Lady, who was sentenced to nine years. AP Explosion at Mexican gas plant kills 26 REYNOSA- An explosion and fire killed at least 26 people ...

  6. The poet lives through Bob's songs

    Posted Feb 27th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Real Name: Robert Allen Zimmerman Born: May 24, 1941 Birthplace: Duluth, Minnesota Dylan details: One of the first rock artists to inject political and social commentary into his lyrics, his music was closely linked to the 1960s civil rights and anti-war movements. Career: Seen as one of the greatest living songwriters, his performing career began with a series of bands he put ...

  7. 'Once war is unleashed, it becomes unpredictable'

    Posted Dec 07th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... On Iraq Senator Carl Levin: 'Mr Gates, do you believe that we are currently winning in Iraq?' Robert Gates: 'No, sir.' On whether President George W. Bush would follow his advice 'Senator, I'm not coming here to be a bump on a log and not say exactly what I think... There is still only one president of the United States. He will make the final ...

  8. Talking points

    Posted Jan 05th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Our editors will be looking ahead today to these developing stories... US defence chiefs to spell out budget review US Defence Secretary Leon Panetta and the head of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, General Martin Dempsey, will discuss an eight-month review of the military budget. The review was initiated by former defence secretary Robert Gates after President Barack Obama asked ...

  9. School exhibits wartime artefacts

    Posted Dec 11th 2010, 12:00am by Canace Wong

    ... and civic senses.' The most poignant of the artefacts shown was the diary of Eric Robert Jones, detailing the daily life of a prisoner held at the Stanley Internment Camp, and the general war ... as the diary, exhibits include a cape made from flour sacks that was worn by Wendy Rossini, a 19-year-old internee. There is also testimony from a Canadian war veteran, Robert Clayton, who witnessed ...

  10. The bloody battle for freedom

    Posted Jun 03rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... of the Channel, Pas-de-Calais. But the real target was the less-fortified Normandy. 'Extreme secrecy aided by a deception scheme gave the Allies an element of surprise,' says Priscilla Roberts ... This was crucial, Roberts says. 'The intelligence gained not only gave away the enemy's precise strength and disposition, but how, when and where he intended to carry out his operations.' ...




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