Thursday, April 08, 2010


News Links, April 9, 2010

Upheaval in Kyrgyzstan Could Imperil Key U.S. Base
Kyrgyzstan at the hub of superpowers' plans
Russia's Putin recognizes Kyrgyz interim leader
Russia Sends Paratroopers to Air Base in Kyrgyzstan
Unrest in Central Asia: 2005 Redux, or a Dangerous Turn of Events?

Military checkpoints set up outside Bangkok

Coalition of the Rented? Pentagon Pouring Millions Into Equipping Small Nations for Afghan War
White House looks to freeze out Hamid Karzai, a partner it cannot abandon

Iran will strike U.S. troops if attacked: army chief

As Funding Pressure Grows, Local Government Officials In China Are Killing Themselves
The Coming European Debt Wars
North-South Divide May Hurt Euro Region More Than Greek Crisis
"It's a massive problem for Europe because it means that a third of the euro zone is effectively in economic permafrost."
Greece won't be the only European country to blow up
Greek bond spreads hit record...again

The Baltic Dry Heads Lower, Diverges from S&P500

Japan: Sumitomo Metal To Double Capacity For Nuke Reactor Pipes
McDonald's Japan Logs Record Sales In March

India Power Production Misses Target

UK: Petrol prices hit record high and could increase even more
"This is a dark day for motorists."
UK troops trained by firing at 'replica mosques'

US: Some Papers Are Uploaded to Bangalore to Be Graded
H1N1 Vaccines Sit Unused, May be Destroyed
The death of public education
Wisconsin farmers struggling for needed loans
"Some farmers barely made a dent in paying down their spring planting loans from last year."
Boston: 16 suburbs, including Dedham, consider combining services
Housing: 1.2 Million Fewer Households, More Overcrowding
'Cyber War' author: U.S. needs radical changes to protect against attacks
Consumer Spending Has Held Up Because People Aren't Paying Their Mortgages
Costs of driving shift up for 2010
Security alerts divert more flights in 2010
The End Of Suburbia — Really!
Tennessee Removes 100,000 From Medicaid Rolls
Flimsy Auctions Signal The US Is Heading For A Debt Crisis
The Fed Wants To Sell You A Mall In Oklahoma

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