U.S. may boost Yemen training after bomb plot: Gates

MELBOURNE (Reuters) – The U.S. military may boost training of Yemeni forces as a way to put more pressure on al Qaeda following last month’s failed parcel bomb plot, Defense Secretary Robert Gates said on Sunday. Read the full story from Reuters

Bush writes of anger, resolve after 9/11

The terrorist attacks on America on September 11, 2001, gave his administration a clear goal and him the resolve to find out who was responsible and “kick their ass,” former President George W. Bush writes in his new book. Read the full story from CNN

GOP Climate Change Deniers Running For House Energy Committee

The House Energy Committee is seeing an intense leadership fight, as four different Republicans are vying to take over the influential post from Democratic Rep. Henry Waxman (Calif.), who shepherded progressive climate legislation through the House in 2009, before it foundered in the U.S. Senate. From The Huffington Post

Stuart Connelly: Learn To Tell A Story

I am watching my six-year-old daughter in the saddle, working a mare out during perhaps her third horseback-riding lesson. The ring is open oval, with a steep drop on one long side and a spiky hill hemmed in with large glass mirrors on the other. One of the short sections, where I’m watching with my […]