Discover What the World Thinks of U.S.

October 2010

One More Chance?

October 31, 2010 // The Star - Canada

Yet while mugging for the Daily Show cameras, Obama deftly reminded Americans that the Democrats have a good story to tell and urged them to keep the faith.

Marching for Civility

October 31, 2010 // Ottawa Citizen - Canada

Stewart has suggested people carry signs with moderate, reasonable messages such as "I disagree with you, but I'm pretty sure you're not Hitler."

Clinton’s Word

October 31, 2010 // The Globe and Mail - Canada

The former U.S. president, who has been stumping for Democratic candidates for the past two months, added that he doesn’t know if he he’s “made a lick of difference,” but he’s had fun doing it.

Waiting for “Superman” in Classrooms

October 31, 2010 // El Mundo - Spain - Spanish

In the public debate during the legislative elections, we hear a lot about taxes, public debt, health care reform and the latest antics of candidates such as Christine O'Donnell and Carl Paladino. However, another key issue for the future of the country is passing almost unnoticed: education. To attract the attention [Read more]

The Return of Geopolitics

October 31, 2010 // Wprost - Poland - Polish

The transaction to be made between the U.S. and Saudi Arabia is the ultimate proof of the return of ruthless geopolitics, as well as the saying that goes: “He may be a scoundrel, but he's our scoundrel.”

Afghanistan and Pakistan in American Strategy

October 31, 2010 // Addustour - Jordan - Arabic

There has been a radical change in America’s strategy for dealing with Afghanistan and Pakistan: The Obama administration has agreed to open channels of communication between the Taliban and the government in Kabul. The United States has secured passage for negotiators with the help of NATO forces, while at the same [Read more]

Market Share or Profit? Yes!

October 30, 2010 // Capital - Romania - Romanian

It is a well-known fact that top managers are often faced with the dilemma between sacrificing long-term objectives in favor of short-term ones or the other way around. Things are not all that different when it comes to politics. The best measures are often similar to medicine: They have a bitter taste. What would you [Read more]

California Opens the Debate

October 30, 2010 // El Tiempo - Colombia - Spanish

The California referendum, rejected by the federal government, is a stunning example of the lack of shared responsibility among consuming societies and producing countries.
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