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August 2009

Homegrown Terrorism

August 3, 2009 // Guardian Unlimited - U.K.

Daniel Boyd has been charged with plotting to carry out violent jihad, but his actions aren't so out of place in North Carolina.

Obama Passes the Six-Month Mark

August 1, 2009 // Le Figaro - France - French

Barack Obama has run into some turbulence recently. Now, by passing health care reform, he hopes to maintain the trust of the American people. The candidate of all hope and all possibilities, Barack Obama created a slogan “Yes we can,” designed to fire up the public imagination. Today, six months after taking [Read more]

The Illusory “Chinamerica”

August 1, 2009 // Les Échos - France - French

While waiting for the illusory “Chinamerica,” the narrowing Chinese-American dialogue has something to reassure itself with, because the Chinese and the Americans are linked by a truly Faustian pact: some 800 billion dollars of American treasury bonds are held by China.

U.S. Softens But Not To Flatter China

August 1, 2009 // Huanqiu - China - Chinese

China-U.S. relations involve dialogue not only between the world’s largest developing country and the world’s largest developed country, but also between the world’s largest debtor nation and the world’s largest creditor nation.
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