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February 2009

Carter’s Delusions of Peace!

February 26, 2009 // Al-Arab - Qatar - Arabic

Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter is one of the well-known American presidents involved in the Arab-Israeli conflict. This is because he was the president who signed the peace accord between Egypt and Israel, alongside former president Anwar Sadat and Israeli Prime Minister Menachem Begin. Jimmy Carter also wrote [Read more]

Obama Faces Doubts With Respect to the Stimulus Plan

February 25, 2009 // El Universal - Mexico - Spanish

WASHINGTON (AP). — President Barack Obama wishes to cut the fiscal deficit in half by the time he finishes his first term in the White House, which would include reducing the costs of the war in Iraq, increasing taxes for those in the highest economic bracket and rationalizing federal bureaucracy, said one official [Read more]

U.S. Forces Killing More Afghan Civilians

February 25, 2009 // Attajdid - Morocco - Arabic

Spain declared it would not send additional troops to Afghanistan at the present time, noting that 780 Spanish soldiers are active in the International Security Assistance Forces (ISAF), affiliated with NATO. Sources from Spain’s Ministry of Defense said their ministry is currently assessing needs in the village of [Read more]

In Short: Bush’s Legacy and the Ability of Obama

February 25, 2009 // Intiqad - Lebanon - Arabic

What does U.S. President Barack Obama need to do to cancel the legacy of his successor, George W. Bush, and its domestic and global implications? This question seems to be premature, especially since Obama is still in the early days of his term, and it is unlikely that he is already frustrated. But a look at Bush's [Read more]

Obama Wants It All, And He Wants It Now

February 25, 2009 // Die Zeit - Germany - German

[Obama's] credo: America can’t lose any more time and because everything is interconnected, he has to include everything that needs repair and even add new items to the list or America’s economy can’t be jump-started.
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