World News and Prophecy: March - April 2005

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In This Issue

  • by Paul Kieffer
Reaching the 5 million unemployed mark had an immediate impact on Germany's national confidence. In a poll taken a couple of days after the unemployment figures were released, 85 percent of the Germans surveyed expressed concern for their personal future.
  • by Cecil Maranville
World opinion is that Syria appears to have gone one step too far in its deadly game of sponsoring terrorism. The assassination of Rafiq Hariri will have far-reaching consequences for Syria, as well as for the entire Middle East.
  • by John Ross Schroeder
Following his success in winning the November election, President George W. Bush has shown himself willing to talk to European leaders about how to handle the world's problems. The White House no longer speaks of "New Europe" and "Old Europe." But do the most recent diplomatic initiatives by the president and Secretary of State Rice only mask bitter rifts over major international issues,...
  • by Melvin Rhodes
Britain's finance minister, Gordon Brown, is proposing that the G7 countries cancel Africa's debts to Western banks. Will this move give Africa the economic boost it needs to finally get off the ground?