Winners & Losers

Winners Ahmadinejad: Centrifuges are expensive. Being taken seriously is priceless. Namibia: Will the Brangelina baby make the country the new It-locale for celebrity births? Goldman Sachs: Sure, they lost their CEO. But all the Paulson accolades just burnish the firm’s golden reputation. China: Taiwan’s independence-minded president appears on the brink of impeachment. Losers Rumsfeld: The buck stops ...

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Winners

Winners

Ahmadinejad: Centrifuges are expensive. Being taken seriously is priceless.

Namibia: Will the Brangelina baby make the country the new It-locale for celebrity births?

Goldman Sachs: Sure, they lost their CEO. But all the Paulson accolades just burnish the firm’s golden reputation.

China: Taiwan’s independence-minded president appears on the brink of impeachment.

Losers

Rumsfeld: The buck stops with him, not the troops. How many more blows can he take?

NYC & DC: Big cuts in federal anti-terror grants.

Chavez: His foe wins in Colombia, Peru tells him to mind his own business, and OPEC spurns his idea to cut production.

The fight against AIDS: Kofi says we’re losing the battle as a watered-down declaration emerges from the UNAIDS conference.

Carolyn O'Hara is a senior editor at Foreign Policy.

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