Morning Brief: Clinton takes Pennsylvania
2008 U.S. Elections Win McNamee/Getty Images Hillary Clinton defeated Barack Obama by nearly 10 points in the Pennsylvania primary. The editorial board of the New York Times, which has endorsed Clinton, was not impressed with her campaign tactics. Next up: Indiana and North Carolina. Global Economy Oil prices are nearing $120 a barrel. Saudi Arabia’s ...
2008 U.S. Elections
2008 U.S. Elections
Hillary Clinton defeated Barack Obama by nearly 10 points in the Pennsylvania primary. The editorial board of the New York Times, which has endorsed Clinton, was not impressed with her campaign tactics.
Next up: Indiana and North Carolina.
An 84-year-old New Jersey man stands accused of stealing U.S. nuclear secrets for Israel.
A cousin of Colombian President Alvaro Uribe has been arrested.
Middle East and Africa
The “recount” results from Zimbabwe are trickling in, and state media is calling for a “unity government.”
In a macabre twist on “Rosie the riveter,” Iraqi women are increasingly taking on their dead or missing husband’s roles.
The CIA plans to expose North Korea’s nuclear ties to Syria.
The BBC reports “heavy fighting” in Sri Lanka between the government and Tamil Tiger rebels.
China continues its efforts to dial down its citizens’ patriotic fervor.
Japanese exports to the United States are down sharply.
Despite all the talk about climate change, European countries expect to build about 50 coal-fired power plants in the next five years.
High food prices are prompting European officials to rethink their support for biofuels.
Is the mafia making a comeback?
Australia has beefed up security for today’s Olympic torch run.
Japan is hosting top EU officials for a summit on the global economy.
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Blake Hounshell is a former managing editor of Foreign Policy.
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