Discover What the World Thinks of U.S.

June 2006

The Miami Seven: Are U.S. Authorities Overzealous?

June 24, 2006 // Gazeta Wyborcza - Poland - Polish

Seven members of an Islamic group have been arrested by the FBI. Are they real terrorists or victims of a provocation? At least five of the young people comprising the group are American citizens, one has a green card, and one is an illegal immigrant. All of them probably come from Jamaica, Haiti and other Caribbean [Read more]

How a Young Girl's Rape Mirrors the Fate of Her Nation

June 20, 2006 // Al-Ahram - Egypt - English

In early 2003, an Arabic-language newspaper ran a cartoon depicting the nation of Iraq as a young girl being raped by a U.S. soldier, while several Arabs in traditional garb enthusiastically egged the soldier on. The message was simple: Iraq was about to be plundered of its wealth, stripped of its manpower, its [Read more]

In the World of Football, the American Giant is a Dwarf

June 20, 2006 // Al-Ahram - Egypt - Arabic

The United States of America, the colossus which seeks to impose globalization on the world, even in the most savage manner, is in fact just a dwarf when it comes to one of the most omnipresent manifestations of globalization: sports. Played with an enchanting round ball, the very apex of global sport is football's [Read more]

Time Running Out on the American Empire

June 20, 2006 // Al-Wasat - Kuwait - Arabic

To what extent will the United States be able to continue the policy of global tyranny which it has single-handedly pursued since the 1990s? All analyses indicate that America's strategy of global expansion has reached its limits, which means that if it continues along its present path, it will encounter the type of [Read more]

The Guantanamo Machine Gets Jammed

June 19, 2006 // 24Heures - Switzerland - French

A prisoner found dead in his cell. A nightmare for any warden. Among all of the means of escape, suicide is a challenge to any prison system, and Guantanamo is no exception to this traditional scenario. The most high-tech prison camp in the world has failed its mission. Under the watchful gaze of hundreds of cameras, [Read more]

The Guantanamo Machine Gets Jammed

June 18, 2006 // 24heures - Switzerland - French

A prisoner found dead in his cell. A nightmare for any warden. Among all of the means of escape, suicide is a challenge to any prison system, and Guantanamo is no exception to this traditional scenario. The most high-tech prison camp in the world has failed in its mission. Under the watchful gaze of hundreds of [Read more]

In the World of Football, the American Giant is a Dwarf

June 16, 2006 // Ahram - Lebanon - Arabic

The United States of America, the colossus which seeks to impose globalization on the world, even in the most savage manner, is in fact just a dwarf when it comes to one of the most omnipresent manifestations of globalization: sports. Played with an enchanting round ball, the very apex of global sport is football's [Read more]

'Mujahideen Killed' at 'Jail Run By Criminals'

June 14, 2006 // Al-Seyassah - Kuwait - Arabic

A few days ago the stench of a new American scandal began to circulate. At the worst prison in history, known as Guatanamo, the prison guards killed three of the mujahideen, and then wrongfully claimed that our mujahideen brothers committed suicide. Anyone with the slightest amount of religious faith and common sense [Read more]

Why are All Inmates at Guantanamo Muslim?

June 14, 2006 // Al - Watan - Qatar - Arabic

The deaths of three Arabs - two Saudis and one Yemeni - at that American detention facility of ill repute at Guantamamo, may have been suicides, as the official American version of events claims, or might have been the result of torture, as claimed by a Saudi lawyer and a number of young Kuwaiti men who were released [Read more]
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