In defence of ‘coercive questioning’

January 18, 2006 | Ted Lapkin

Political commentator Walter Lippmann once remarked: “When distant, unfamiliar and complex things are communicated to great masses of people, the truth often suffers a radical distortion.”

Israel’s democracy can pass this test

January 6, 2006 | Ted Lapkin

TOTAL confusion. Only such a phrase can aptly describe the political impact of Ariel Sharon’s health crisis. The Israeli Prime Minister’s collapse from a massive cerebral haemorrhage injects tremendous uncertainty into a political system that is approaching a general election.

Shock of Sharon

January 6, 2006 | Colin Rubenstein

IT is still unclear whether Ariel Sharon will survive the serious stroke he suffered, but his life as Israel’s Prime Minister would seem to be over.

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