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September 2010

America Is Bleeding — Not Only in the Movies

September 30, 2010 // De Standaard - Belgium - Dutch

Twenty-three years after the first "Wall Street," director Oliver Stone paints a portrait of a superpower in decline. Bjorn Soenens thinks that this fiction gets close to reality. "I create nothing. I own. We make the rules, pal!" It's the perfect summary of the era that began in 1981. Ronald Reagan and the magic of [Read more]

The Referendum and the U.S.

September 30, 2010 // Sabah - Turkey - Turkish

In my article last week, I stated that a strong “yes” (around 55 percent) or a strong “no” (again, around 55 percent) would be important enough to trigger serious change in Washington’s judgment regarding the AK Party. Since the result was 58 percent “yes,” it is necessary to touch on what kind of an [Read more]

No Intifada Threat to Israel

September 30, 2010 // Novosti - Russia

The Palestinian camp has split into moderates and radicals. Moderate leaders include Mahmoud Abbas, who lacks Arafat's charisma, power and money. He has no choice but to look to the United States, the main mediator of the Middle East peace process, for assistance. Only the U.S. can put real pressure on Israel.
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