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Archive for April 2nd, 2009

Lugar Urges Obama to Open Talks With Cuba, Ease Restrictions

Posted in Main Blog (All Posts) on April 2nd, 2009 4:31 am by HL

Lugar Urges Obama to Open Talks With Cuba, Ease Restrictions
With momentum building in Congress for a change in U.S. policy toward Cuba, Sen. Richard G. Lugar called on President Obama to appoint a special envoy to initiate direct talks with the island’s communist government and to end U.S. opposition to Cuba’s membership in the Organization of American…

House Republicans Unveil Revised Budget Proposal
After getting blasted last week for presenting a budget plan light on details, House Republicans yesterday unveiled a more complete proposal that would cut taxes for businesses and the wealthy, freeze most government spending for five years, halt spending approved in the economic stimulus package…

Obama, Medvedev Pledge Cooperation
LONDON, April 1 — President Obama and Russian President Dmitry Medvedev announced the start of negotiations Wednesday on a new strategic arms-control treaty that would cut each nation’s long-range nuclear arsenal further than previous agreements, inaugurating what both men indicated would be a more…


Practical Steps the G20 Must Take

Posted in Main Blog (All Posts) on April 2nd, 2009 4:29 am by HL

Practical Steps the G20 Must Take
Nicholas Sarkozy, Washington Post

In Europe, Obama Faces Big Challenges to Agenda
David Sanger, NYT

Obama’s Mandatory Volunteerism
James Bovard, American Conservative

On the Eve of the G20 Summit, Countries Remain Split

Where is the New JFK We Expected?
Jonathan Freedland, The Guardian