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Out of horror, grow new respect for diversity

...Muhammad) and his wife, Queen Rania, march alongside Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on the streets of Paris.For the first time I felt that maybe there is hope for this planet.After...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2015-01-25/out-horror-grow-
Where's the leadership?

...from fawning B-list celebrities and pushing his redistributionist domestic policies, he's busy snubbing Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, the head of America's most steadfast ally in the Middle East. The White House said this...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-01-23/wheres-leadership
Forgot Paris?

The British prime minister showed up. So did the German chancellor.More than 40 world leaders linked arms Sunday amid a crowd of up to 3 million people...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-01-13/forgot-paris
US economy poised to propel global growth in 2015 as other nations struggle

...next year might be Japan. It slid into recession last quarter after a sales tax hike hammered consumer spending. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has delayed a second increase to 2017.Japan's central bank is buying government bonds and other financial...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-12-29/us-economy-poised-propel-g
Taliban assault on Pakistan school leaves 141 dead

...school, which instructs grades 1-10. Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif condemned the assault and rushed to Peshawar...Ambulances streamed from the area to local hospitals.The prime minister vowed that the country would not be cowed by the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/world/2014-12-16/taliban-assault-pakistan-scho
Answers to last week's Delphi exercise offer possible peeks into our future

...undamaged) and it was a huge mistake at the strategic level. By making Americans angry in a sustained way, Japanese Prime Minister Hideki Tojo sealed Japan's doom.Incidentally, the best book on the subject is probably Pearl Harbor: The...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2014-12-14/answers-last-wee
Police: 3 dead, including gunman, in Sydney siege

...the area outside fitted their helmets with green-glowing night goggles."This is a very disturbing incident," Prime Minister Tony Abbott said. "It is profoundly shocking that innocent people should be held hostage by an armed person claiming...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/world/2014-12-15/police-3-dead-including-gunma
Deflation looms as Europe's economic bugbear

...stock and real estate collapse, Japan is still trying to rid itself of deflation.Over the past couple of years, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has launched Japan's most sustained effort to combat deflation. So-called "Abenomics" involves huge...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-12-02/deflation-looms-europes-ec
South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley traveling to India to lure jobs to South Carolina

...it when we get back," she said.Haley's trip comes six weeks after she traveled to New York to meet with India Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The Embassy of India invited Haley to visit Modi as he spent five days in the United States. Her...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-11-07/south-carolina-gov-nikki-hale
Rants & Raves

...were killed, which precludes long, drawn-out trials and resulting publicity for their cause. Also, the Canadian prime minister called it a terrorist act not like our government, which is always reluctant to call anything a terrorist act. A...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-11-04/rants-raves