He was a pioneer in making black culture acceptable long before Oprah Winfrey and Barack Obama.
Barack Obama's recent speach in Cairo, prolegomena of yesterday’s speech by Netanyahu in Israel, has provoked two types of reactions: those who consider that it marks the beginning of change in the Middle East and those that see it as a “do-goodism” that will crash against the implacable reality of the area. It [Read more]
If the faction of Ahmadinejad, supported by Khomeini, rids itself even physically of the opponents, Obama will soon have to have a backup plan.
North Korea this week is raising the stakes, almost daring the U.S. Navy to board the Kang Nam while claiming the U.S. is looking for a pretext for 'a second Korean war.'
As a result, one can wonder if Obama, in the view of Arabs and Muslims who cheered for President Obama and his policies (or even our own view of these policies) will eliminate the impression that Republican presidents are superior.
. . . since late 2008, extremism from the right is making itself heard very clearly, once again.
If events in Afghanistan, Pakistan or Iran continue to heat up, Washington will soon be expecting considerably more from a German chancellor than just a friendly smile for the cameras in the Rose Garden.