Monday, November 15, 2010

World Watch: What’s next?

* Myanmar: Dissident leader Aung San Suu Kyi was freed on Saturday though it remains to be seen how this will affect Myanmar’s anti-junta activists.

* Israel: The Israeli government could freeze new housing settlements in exchange for “military hardware” and other “incentives” from the U.S.

* U.S.: According to a Justice Department report uncovered by the New York Times, U.S. intelligence officials created a “safe haven” for wanted Nazis after World War II.

* Germany: Sebastian Vettel became the youngest driver to win the Formula 1 driver’s title after wining the final rest of the season.

Image – CBC (“Aung San Suu Kyi is surrounded as supporters gather to hear her speak outside the National League for Democracy party headquarters in Rangoon. (Soe Zeya Tun/Reuters).”)
Online Sources- NPR, ABC Online, MSNBC, The Guardian

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