Topic: Mordechai Vanunu
The mysterious death of an Australian prisoner in Israel highlights the fact that its military-run censorship system is finding it harder to keep information secret during the age of the Internet.
Several Russian contenders are among the favorites for this year's Nobel Peace Prize, to be awarded Friday. But a Russian winner could make for sour relations between Norway and Russia.
Rep. Darrell Issa, chairman of the House Oversight Committee, voiced such concerns in the wake of the alleged prostitute incident in Colombia, which led to the recall of 11 Secret Service agents.
Mairead Corrigan Maguire was one of five Irish activists who challenged the Gaza blockade aboard the Rachel Corrie just days after a fatal Israeli raid on the "Freedom Flotilla." She shared her account with the Monitor.
06/11/2010 12:04 pm
US Sen. Jim Webb canceled his June 3 visit to Burma following a report on the claims of a high-level defector that the junta is mining uranium and working with North Korea to develop a nuclear bomb.
06/04/2010 11:14 am
Israel has long kept silent on its nuclear weapons capability. But The Guardian newspaper reported today that it had written proof of an Israel nuclear program as early as 1975. Or does it?
05/24/2010 08:23 pm
We must stop lecturing – and start helping.
12/30/2008 12:00 am