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October 2010

Iran under Siege from All Sides

October 1, 2010 // Asia Times - Hong Kong

The U.S. and Israel have exploited the Iranian president's 9/11 comments to deflect attention from Israel's total disregard for Obama's call for extending the moratorium on Jewish settlements in the West Bank, which he characterized as an impediment to peace process in his UN speech.

Increasing the Importance of Alliance Reconstruction

October 1, 2010 // Yomiuri - Japan - Japanese

China is trending heavily toward a firm, one-sided attitude, aimed at things like territorial expansion and its oceanic rights and interests. In order to avoid a situation where Asia’s peace and safety are being harmed, it is essential that the U.S.-Japanese alliance be reconstructed more solidly.Prime Minister Kan [Read more]

The United States Win Wars, but Can They Win Peace?

October 1, 2010 // Le Monde - France - French

Strengthened by the force of its arms, the supremacy of its technology, and the richness of its strategic and doctrinal thinking, the American army occupies a predominant place among Western forces. It would, therefore, be fair to suppose that the combination of these three factors; giving the United States an [Read more]

The War of the Future

October 1, 2010 // Süddeutsche Zeitung - Germany - German

<b>NATO recognizes the threat scenarios of the future. But it’s dangerous to make far-reaching strategic decisions without thinking through the consequences to the last detail.</b> Wars will no longer be fought on the battlefield; they envision no parade of armored battalions, and there will be no more artillery [Read more]

Push-button War

October 1, 2010 // der Tagesspiegel - Germany - German

Tanks, machine guns and fighter jets will exit the stage; the battlefield of the future is digital.

Listen, Mr. Obama

October 1, 2010 // Periodico 26 - Cuba - Spanish

Without the slightest intention of offending you, but instead with the respect that a president deserves — and especially a president who is considered by most to be an intelligent person with a strong academic foundation — I believe it should not be ignored that several of the world’s intellectual figures, [Read more]

Bristol the Pistol Dances for Mama Sarah

October 1, 2010 // Financial Times - Germany - German

<b>They know their way around the media world, those Palins from Alaska. Right now, daughter Bristol dances her way through a prime time television series, while mother Sarah campaigns by keeping her face in front of the cameras.</b> Sarah Palin made her national political debut in August 2008, when she ran for [Read more]
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