The new century
A new video showing Iraqi children being brutally beaten by British troops.
New pictures of the Abu Ghuraib showing that the things that went on there were much worse than previously imagined.
Hamas voted into power vowing not to compromise on their stated aim of destroying Israel.
Iraq descending into a deeper quagmire of violence.
Violent protests over the Muhammad cartoon with more western publications republishing them defiantly in the name of free speech.
Iran officially resuming its nuclear program.
Is it just me, or did the world seem a lot simpler last century?