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USA: The Superpower that Was?

December 25, 2010 Leave a comment

 

It’s the big debate: are America’s best days behind it? There is a lot to suggest that American power is waning. Well, no other empire has lasted forever. Is the US any different? Or are they a country that you shouldn’t bet against?

Inside Story – Iran’s economic surgery

December 22, 2010 Leave a comment

 

 

Iran’s government has slashed subsidies on food, water, electricity and fuel. is Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, Iran’s president, breaking his electoral promise to help the poor, his main source of support? And are sanctions the only reason behind Iran’s economic woes?

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