The US assumes presidency of the Security Council this month, under an arguable dark cloud of distrust. According to documents released by the whistle-blower website Wikileaks, American diplomats have been running a sweeping spy campaign against UN officials since 2009. As the end of 2010 draws near, the US' position on the world stage has come into question.
Wednesday, December 1, 2010
Representative Candice Miller (R-MI) calls for the shutdown of WikiLeaks and calls it a "terrorist organization."
Another Eurozone country - another threat of an imminent bailout. Italy is the third largest economy that uses the Euro - and there are fears it may start plunging in the same direction as Greece and Ireland. With the Euro falling, the amount of money it costs Rome to lend to debt-ridden countries is rising dramatically. Spain, Portugal and Belgium are also at risk of being pulled into the crisis. Doubts about the future of the single currency and the EU itself have been intensified by fresh protests sweeping across Europe - with people angry at facing savage cuts to pay for it all. To break some of this down RT talks to Michael Mross, a market analyst and author.
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