On Monday, America celebrates Memorial Day, the day fallen American soldiers are honored. Hundreds of thousands of war veterans actually get together to parade all across the land, but for most Americans, this holiday (the last Monday in May) has long since taken on a different importance: the beginning of summer, [Read more]
One day Barack Obama’s two girls, Sasha and Malia, 6 and 9 years old, may want to run for the President of the United States. And on that day, they will be able to thank Hillary Clinton. “How the primaries end isn’t important,” the Democrat explained Tuesday. “Senator Clinton has confronted the myths, broken [Read more]
[Translator's Note: The original title of this Dutch column is "Obama Assassinated." In order to avoid sensationalism, the translator has modified the title.]
On Super Tuesday I was in America to follow the primaries. I attended within the same week a McCain rally as well as an Obama rally. To hear Obama make a [Read more]
America's suburbs are coming to resemble its city centres. That is both good news and bad.
Renaissance of Global Power Struggle
In the United States, a geostrategic discussion has resulted in two major conclusions: The “Pacific Age” has begun, and the story is still far from being over. The two thoughts point directly at China. Both the field of science and politics agree that the Pacific world is [Read more]