Nov. 5

                
  • Irish leaders arrest provokes outcry

    Irish leaders arrest provokes outcry

    November 4, 2005

    The arrest of Seán Garland, president of the Workers Party of Ireland, by British police at the request of the United States has provoked an international outcry. Critics say that the arrest of Garland, an Irish...

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  • Hurricane Wilma hits Cuba  but no one dies

    Hurricane Wilma hits Cuba but no one dies

    November 4, 2005

    Hurricane Wilma hit Cuba from all sides. On Oct. 17, on its way west to Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula, the hurricane dropped torrents of rain on eastern Cuba, and five days later, en route to Florida, Wilma...

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  • Television: Tales from a couch

    Television: Tales from a couch

    November 4, 2005

    OK, I’ll admit it. I don’t have TiVo. I don’t even have cable. In fact, I really only get one channel perfectly. But am I going to let any of this stop me from telling you...

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  • How imperialism fomented Islamist violence

    How imperialism fomented Islamist violence

    November 4, 2005

    Devil’s Game: How the United States helped unleash fundamentalist Islam Robert Dreyfuss Metropolitan Books/Henry Holt, November 2005 Hardcover, 400 pp., $27.50 President Bush has just repeated his foggy-brained assertion that somehow al-Qaida and “communism” are the...

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  • Hurricanes and war

    Hurricanes and war

    November 4, 2005

    Replacing emergency relief with war is not new in world or U.S. history. Even disasters separated by more than half a century have similarities. In the spring of 1952, during the Korean War, a Missouri River...

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