The Syrian leader is out of options and out of friends and it seems it is only now that the Obama administration is talking tough on Syria. Obama has made America’s first explicit call for Syrian President Bashar al-Assad to...Read More
About the Author
Dr Jo Coghlan is a lecturer in Politics at the School of Social Sciences and International Studies at the University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia. She is a regular writer on national and international human rights issues and is the coeditor of Seeking Refuge: Asylum Seekers and Politics in a Globalising World (Halstead Press, Sydney, 2005). Dr Coghlan regularly contributes on Online Opinion, Australia's premier ejournal of social and political debate.
Standard and Poor’s (S&P) have reduced America’s sovereign credit rating from AAA to AA+. The rating puts the U.S. on par with Kuwait and Taiwan. America’s $14.3 trillion debt makes “the world’s richest nation” a worse...Read More
U.S. President Barrack Obama signed an extension to H.R. 2975, an Act to Provide Appropriate Tools...Read More