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Foreign Affairs – Bridges, Bombs, or Bluster? – Madeleine K. Albright

Madeleine K. Albright wrote the above just on three years ago. It is a very substantial article in a very prestigious journal. See also Phyllis Bennis, Understanding the US-Iraq Crisis, full text online, a publication of the Institute for Policy Studies, January 2003, and ABC (Australia) Four Corners (2003), American Dreamers.

And now very late in the day indeed we have this: Bush calls on critics for help with Iraq policy.
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Posted by on January 6, 2006 in America, current affairs, Iraq, terrorism

 

Irish Convicts to NSW 1791 – 1831

This database contains details of Irish convicts who were transported to New South Wales in the period 1791 – 1831. It is very good.

Whitfield, Jacob Ship: Isabella I [1822] 1820 Tyrone Co Sentence: Life Occupation: Ploughman.

I doubt he would have made much use of the family crest I showed you yesterday.

What a different Sydney he arrived in!

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Posted by on January 6, 2006 in Australia and Australian, Crime and/or crime fiction, History, Irish, local, personal, Surry Hills