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18 Sep

Events of Interest and Analyses, A Foreign Perspective

 

It’s not just the Tea Party that’s turned US politics into an absurdity

Rupert Cornwell: The collapse of the old Republican centre, the decline of compromise, and the rise of partisanship has turned every legislative debate into trench warfare………………………

This November, in what could be an almost equal rout for Democrats, the biggest single potential scalp for Republicans is that of Harry Reid, the Senate majority leader, out in Nevada, at the hands of Sharron Angle. She is a Tea Party-endorsed lady who proclaims that her candidacy is a mission from God, and advocates, inter alia, US withdrawal from the UN and the abolition of the entire federal tax code. The contest is close, and results from Nevada will be among the last of the night. This November, in what could be an almost equal rout for Democrats, the biggest single potential scalp for Republicans is that of Harry Reid, the Senate majority leader, out in Nevada, at the hands of Sharron Angle…………………………………………..

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Forced-out Roma: ‘we have nothing’

Lizzy Davies travels to Barbulesti to meet Roma families forced from their adopted homes in France ……………………………………..

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FBI hold US pair over nuclear secrets

Pedro Mascheroni and his wife Marjorie pose in their Los Alamos home

Couple accused of attempting to sell nuclear secrets to Venezuela after FBI pose as agent from Venezuelan government ……………………………………………………………………

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