Who`s the Most Relieved Woman in Britain?
(David Duggan, USA, 09/19/14 4:42 pm)
This morning, John E wondered about Britain's most relieved woman in the wake of Scotland's decision to remain in the UK. How about Susan Boyle? She won't be relegated to her country chur
Alibaba IPO; from Ric Mauricio
(John Eipper, USA, 09/19/14 4:11 pm)
JE: I asked China-follower and finance guy Ric Mauricio for his thoughts on the Alibaba initial public offering (IPO). Ric kindly sent this reply:
In response to John's query to m
Ukraine, Russia, and Self-Determination
(Eugenio Battaglia, Italy, 09/19/14 8:51 am)
I am very sorry to have upset Roman Zhovtulya with my comments on Ukraine and Russia (18 September).
I hope that nobody will doubt my sympathy for the independence and freedom of Ukraine. Even
Referenda in Scotland and Catalonia
(Jordi Molins, Spain, 09/19/14 6:05 am)
As I forecasted a few hours after the first poll appeared giving a slight advantage to "yes," Scotland has decided to remain within the UK. Congratulations to the Scottish people, and to all
Who`s the Most Relieved Man in Britain?
(John Heelan, UK, 09/19/14 2:09 am)
Earlier this morning, JE wrote that Mr. Cameron must be the most relieved man in Britain.
Ed Miliband--the Leader of the Labour Party--will also be relieved. He will not be faced with the loss
Hashemites, Arabism, Oil
(A. J. Cave, USA, 09/19/14 1:54 am)
This is a reply to Ed Jajko (18 September). In the context of what I originally wrote (17 September), my reference was to the male members of Hashemite Ruling Dynasty in Iraq. I should have been more
Hashemites and King Hussein
(Miles Seeley, USA, 09/19/14 1:39 am)
I lived in Jordan before, during, and after the Six-Day War, when Hussein was King. I'll add a few things to Ed Jajko's (18 September) and A. J. Cave's (17 September) excellent posts.
Scottish Voters Reject Independence, Will Remain in UK
(John Heelan, UK, 09/19/14 1:23 am)
With the results in from all 32 council areas in Scotland, the "No" side polled 2,001,926 votes to 1,617,989 for "Yes":