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September 2010

Barack Obama in the Fog

September 30, 2010 // Les Echos - France - French

The four of them formed President Barack Obama's economic "Dream Team." Nearly every morning, they advised the president of the United States on the economic situation, the markets and the measures to take in the worst financial crisis in nearly a century. Only the Treasury Secretary, Timothy Geithner, remains. The [Read more]

The Iran Game

September 30, 2010 // Wprost - Poland - Polish

Russia's refusal to sell Iran S-300 anti-aircraft missile systems acts primarily as a gesture toward the Americans. The official reason for denouncing the controversial decision to sell S-300s lies in the fact that international sanctions were imposed on Iran. However, there's a second, more important reason that is [Read more]

Glenn Beck’s Influence

September 30, 2010 // The Globe and Mail - Canada

But no one else matches Mr. Beck with his multimedia wallop, creating an all-pervasive presence that spans radio, television, books, cross-country arena tours and the Internet that has made him the most influential and wealthiest Obama-basher of them all.

Quran Burning Incident Lights Fire of Extremism

September 30, 2010 // Huanqiu - China - Chinese

Small town Florida pastor Terry Jones went from a nobody to being globally recognized after declaring that he would publicly burn the Quran on the ninth anniversary of 9/11. Religious conflict is perhaps the most everlasting and passion-inducing topic of discussion in the history of mankind. This year’s 9/11 [Read more]

The Hegemonic Torch

September 30, 2010 // El Universal - Venezuela - Spanish

The North American hegemony was preceded by the British. It is normally accepted that the latter prevailed during the period between the triumph of Waterloo in 1815 and the end of World War I in 1918. The United States’ hegemony, for its part, began in 1945. The time between the two wars constituted a sort of no [Read more]
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