links for 2009-05-28
Thursday, May 28, 2009
"Hawkish backbenchers on Wednesday passed a motion pressuring the President to take a more hard-line position in the dispute over Migingo."
"Has the Visiting Forces Agreement served its avowed purpose? Or has it only reinforced the unequal alliance between the Philippines and the United States, a relationship so tilted in the Americans’ favor that to call the VFA a treaty — with all the word’s connotation of equal rights, benefits and privileges — would be a travesty?"
"A murder foretold has convulsed Guatemala’s government. Its investigation will provide a test of whether or not Central America includes a failed state."