Bush, Bali & the Beirut Connection (CommonDreams.org)

Published on Wednesday, October 23, 2002 by CommonDreams.org There has been much talk of the fact that the Bali bombing marked the second anniversary of the attack on the USS Cole. But the deadly blast also coincides with another milestone — one with even more significance to the current direction of U.S. foreign policy. Nineteen […]

Indonesian unrest hurting tourist trade in balmy Bali Hotel occupancy down, international flights cut back (Washington Times)

Washington Times, Feb. 12, 1998 BALI, Indonesia – An economic meltdown and small-scale riots on nearby islands are making tourists think twice about visiting this storied tropical paradise. “Do you think it’s safe for me to drive around the island on my own?” Rosemary Reynolds, a tourist from California nervously asked a Bali resident at […]