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January 2010

Obama, the Populist

January 31, 2010 // Ultimas Noticias - Venezuela - Spanish

If we were not speaking about the president of a country that has just sent 30,000 more soldiers to Afghanistan and has Haiti kidnapped with a passive invasion of more than 10,000 Marines, I would say that Obama is putting himself in the list of revolutionary leaders of the continent.

Obama’s First State of the Union

January 31, 2010 // L'Express - France - French

In the face of adversity over the past few days, we advised Obama to call upon the science of Bill Clinton, a political contortionist skilled at recovering from the worst fixes; and so Barack Obama, on the evening of his first State of the Union address, to the annoyance of the fiercest ideologues, appeared more like [Read more]

U.S. Falls into Blackwater’s Trap

January 31, 2010 // Al Rafidayn - Iraq - Arabic

I would like to state for the record the U.S. justice system’s commitment to international humanitarian standards: independence, impartiality, integrity and legality. History shows its eagerness to maintain its trials’ legality and justness, how it pays no attention to any foreign government’s or others’ [Read more]

Obama and the Fear of Government

January 31, 2010 // die Presse - Austria - German

With a social democratic kiss, Obama has awakened the Republicans. Life isn’t fair, not even for those who have messianic status. If there’s anyone responsible for the outbreak of the financial crisis, it’s certainly not Barack Obama, but his predecessors. It took George W. Bush to succeed in the masterful [Read more]
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