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  • It's easy to see what the boy in Steven Spielberg saw in the Belgian comic books that led to this 3-D animated action adventure—a boy reporter in a simpler era throwing himself into globe-girdling exploits.

    'Tattoo': Raw, Rousing and Rather Redundant

  • The movie also sketches in the five-year-long, globe-girdling voyage during which he collected the compendious data for his book, along with much peripheral information about his health (wretched), his relationship with his devoutly religious wife (strained) and his apparently never-ending connection to his dead 10-year-old daughter (feverish).

    Kurt Loder Reviews ‘Creation’ » MTV Movies Blog

  • This Alliance, a murky globe-girdling exercise in "bridge-building," is a pet project of Spain and Turkey -- where the Islamic ruling party, the AKP, has been unveiling itself as Iran's new bedfellow.

    Iran's Mini-Empire At The U.N.

  • This Alliance, a murky globe-girdling exercise in "bridge-building," is a pet project of Spain and Turkey -- where the Islamic ruling party, the AKP, has been unveiling itself as Iran's new bedfellow.

    Iran's Mini-Empire At The U.N.

  • To chair the 2009 governing board of the U.N.'s flagship agency, the multibillion-dollar globe-girdling United Nations Development Program, dedicated to promoting good governance and ending poverty, the U.N. has now picked--wait for it--the Islamic Republic of Iran.

    Archive 2009-01-01

  • From its globe-girdling military bases and its world-circling spy satellites, the U.S. watches everything, everywhere, always.

    Lew Rockwell: Empire of Debt

  • It was the largest, strongest, and longest-lasting component of what would be, at the height of the cold war, a globe-girdling system of alliances.

    The Great Experiment

  • Just as funds from the sale of expensive oil have emboldened Moscow to defy the U.S. by attacking Georgia, "The rise of energy prices also is enriching other bad actors, creating a kind of globe-girdling string of well-heeled regional antagonists the U.S. can't ignore," Mr. Seib writes, citing Iran's push to build a nuclear program and bankroll militias like Hamas and Hezbollah, and Venezuela's antagonism toward America.

    How Long and How Far

  • That's the only way to explain the orgiastic reception of last week's news that two huge financial companies -- Citicorp and Travelers Group -- plan to combine into a globe-girdling megamonster called Citigroup.

    Ignore The Stars In Your Eyes, And Focus On Risk

  • The airport is a bold move: a freight-only shipping center that is seen as the first in a globe-girdling network.

    The Man And The Myth

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