Entries by Dan Ehrlich from 11/2011

A Palestinian State may Mean Eventual Freedom for the Kurds

| Posted 11.02.2011 | UK

Largely forgotten amidst all the international hype surrounding the Israel-Palestinian conflict is the ongoing persecution of one of the world's largest stateless minorities. Upwards of 30 million Kurds live largely segregated in Turkey, Iran, Iraq and Syria where they have undergone periods of persecution...some brought on by their uprisings of national liberation.

US Election: High Flying Cain Plagued by Irrelevant US Issues

| Posted 11.05.2011 | UK Politics

Some pundits are claiming Herman Cain's infant political career is over. But it's not because of his lack of experience or even his singing at a press conference. Instead because years-ago he may have said some politically incorrect things to women, which today count as sexual harassment.

Iran Plays a Good Poker Game, but When Will the Bluffing Stop?

| Posted 11.08.2011 | UK Politics

Currently being knocked off the Euro front pages by the Greek economic fiasco, is a possible game changer of enormous proportions. Will Israel attack Iran's nuclear plants with more than just computer software?

Media Intrusion: Tough Laws Needed, Not Press Controls

| Posted 11.26.2011 | Media

The answer is not press controls, but stricter laws, both national and international, to police illegal activities from intrusive and threatening paparazzi to phone hackers working for the media.