Lauren Lyster

  • EU gets kick up the backside from Cameron
    EU gets kick up the backside from Cameron
    “This is a time for boldness not caution,” says UK Prime Minister David Cameron. His recipe for ending the EU crisis is strikingly different from that of Angela Merkel, who called for calm.
  • US lingering on Afghanistan’s doorstep
    US lingering on Afghanistan’s doorstep
    US Republicans have criticized Obama’s plan to pull out 33,000 US troops from Afghanistan in 2012, dubbing it an “unnecessary risk”. As talk of change intensifies over America's military plan in the country, many believe nothing will change at all.
  • IMF-ing the world!
    IMF-ing the world!
    As protesters decry their capitalist policies, the International Monetary fund meets, and the proscriber of austerity reflects on the state of world economic progress.
  • Stiglitz, Soros, Summers aim to remake global economy
    Stiglitz, Soros, Summers aim to remake global economy
    If the majestic Bretton Woods, New Hampshire hills could talk, economic theory they would expound upon.
  • Dawn of a new economic era? Soros convenes experts in Bretton Woods
    Dawn of a new economic era? Soros convenes experts in Bretton Woods
    With emerging economies taking a leading role, a new era could be dawning in the world of global economics. That was one of the main topics on the table at the Bretton Woods conference in the US, hosted by billionaire philanthropist George Soros.
  • Bretton Woods forum: “Plenty of conversations, no consensus”
    Bretton Woods forum: “Plenty of conversations, no consensus”
    The financial dominance of Europe and America is coming to an end, with developing economies taking the leading role. That is one of the main themes of a summit being hosted by billionaire tycoon George Soros in the American town of Bretton Woods.
  • George Soros looks to establish new global finance system
    George Soros looks to establish new global finance system
    A new global economic policy is on the table at a meeting in the American town of Bretton Woods. Economists, finance experts and scholars from across the world are gathered at the conference, held by billionaire George Soros.
  • War Stories: Promoting the war in Libya
    War Stories: Promoting the war in Libya
    The Pentagon, NATO, and others fight an information war to go alongside the real ones in the battlefield. This was is to sell the reality of a conflict where people are dying and billions are being spent to a public back home.
  • Israel new campaign ground for US presidential candidates
    Israel new campaign ground for US presidential candidates
    Sarah Palin is the latest Republican politician to visit Israel after a string of possible Presidential hopefuls to make a pilgrimage to the Holy Land in the past few months.