Yemen's Leader Must Go, Says U.S.
In a reversal of the long support Yemen's president has received from the U.S., the Obama administration has quietly told allies it is time for regime change in the Gulf state.
Unsatisfied with reforms proposed by President Saleh of Yemen in the wake of popular protests against his government, the U.S. is negotiating a transition of power that would usher in Saleh's successor. The issue is sensitive because protesters say they will not accept any successor from the current president's inner circle of advisors. "While American officials have not publicly pressed Mr. Saleh to go, they have told allies that they now view his hold on office as untenable, and they believe he should leave." At stake for the U.S. is a foreign government willing to support military operations against Al Qaeda cells operating within Yemen's borders.
Our experience of time may be blinding us to its true nature, say scientists.
- Time may not be passing at all, says the Block Universe Theory.
- Time travel may be possible.
- Your perception of time is likely relative to you and limited.
From questionable shipwrecks to outright attacks, they clearly don't want to be bothered.
- Many have tried to contact the Sentinelese, to write about them, or otherwise.
- But the inhabitants of the 23 square mile island in the Bay of Bengal don't want anything to do with the outside world.
- Their numbers are unknown, but either 40 or 500 remain.
At least he wasn't burned at the stake, right?
- The letter suggests Galileo censored himself a bit in order to fly more under the radar. It didn't work, though.
- The Royal Society Journal will publish the variants of the letters shortly, and scholars will begin to analyze the results.
- The letter was in obscurity for hundreds of years in Royal Society Library in London.
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