April, 2008

Lebanon & Syria

Syria, the NPT, and the IAEA INSS Insight No. 53

Obliteration and Obligation: The Nuclear Defense of Israel

Iran’s defiant pursuit of nuclear technology has raised the specter of a nuclear war in the Middle East. It has also led to… 2

Barak: This isn’t the time for a truce

“This is not the right time for a cease-fire with Hamas,” said Defense Minister Ehud Barak on Tuesday, on a morning in which… 0

MI: Terror groups planning major attacks on Israel’s 60th

Military Intelligence Chief Amos Yadlin warned the government Tuesday that Palestinian terror organizations are interested in executing a large-scale terrorist attack ahead of… 1

Top Syrian emissary: We won’t sever ties with Iran for peace with Israel

Syria will not sever ties with Iran and Hezbollah even as part of a possible peace agreement with Israel, a senior Syrian analyst… 0

EU bails out German bank for $7.8 billion

EU approves rescue package for Germany’s WestLB bank

Citigroup Increases Stock Offering to $4.5 Billion

April 30 (Bloomberg) — Citigroup Inc., under pressure to bolster capital depleted by mounting losses, sold $4.5 billion of stock, 50 percent more… 0

GM loses $3.3 billion in 1Q, lowers sales outlook

DETROIT (AP) — General Motors Corp. struggled to a $3.3 billion first-quarter loss, due in part to a weak U.S. market, a strike… 0

Bush has “no illusions” on Mideast breakthrough

WASHINGTON, April 28 (Reuters) – U.S. President George W. Bush will try to bolster the faltering Israeli-Palestinian peace process on a May 13-18… 12

BP and Shell post big profits in era of record oil prices

BP and Shell post forecast-busting first quarter profits on back of record oil prices

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