The United States and France have produced a United Nations resolution of sorts aimed at ending the Israeli-Hezbollah conflict, but the negotiations between US Ambassador to the UN John Bolton and France's Jean-Marc de La Sabliere nearly ended in disaster. (Asia Times)
Delhi Stakes All on Nuclear Deal with U.S.
The Indian government will stand or fall on the Indo-US nuclear deal. Congress party president Sonia Gandhi has made it clear that the party backs Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and will be willing to put the government at risk if coalition partners, along with the official opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), move a "resolution" against the pact in parliament. (Asia Times)
The Fate of Hezbollah between Syrian Interests and Iranian Bargaining
The Security Council will not agree to cease all hostilities for a period of time during which negotiations would be conducted to reach a framework for a political solution that would lead to a ceasefire between Israel and Hezbollah. (Al Hayat)
A Day in Guantanamo
In the last four years, no place has symbolized the brutality and moral ambiguity of the war on terror more than the US detention camp at Guantanamo Bay. Camp X-Ray, to which inmates were sent to in 2002, and its successor Camp Delta have become a symbol of despair and evidence of President George W. Bush's disregard for international law. (Asharq al Awsat)
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