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December 2010

Free Trade Talks

December 1, 2010 // The Korea Herald - South Korea

One could say security is one thing and trade is another, but we sincerely hope that the two sides will be able to find a way to agreement and demonstrate multi-dimensional cooperation between the two allies.

WikiLeaks: Washington’s Orders to American Diplomats

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

The U.S. Intelligence Community (IC) is made up of 17 agencies and organizations. There are the more secret ones, like the famous Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) or the National Security Agency (NSA). There are also several specialized departments, including those of the security forces, army and police. And, at a [Read more]

Israel Cannot Afford a Lame Duck Prime Minister

December 1, 2010 // Haaretz Daily - Israel

It is not possible to get $3 billion in exchange for a 90-day moratorium - certainly not in today's economic environment in the United States - and it is not reasonable that the United States would approve in writing that Israel can build in East Jerusalem, in blatant defiance of its position for the past 40 years.

The Rise of the U.S. Military-Industrial Complex

December 1, 2010 // Al-Arab Al-Youm - Syria - Arabic

In the 1970s, expenditures on international war research reached upwards of $336 billion. To be clear, this talk of international military research is exclusive to a small number of very wealthy capitalist countries who consider themselves to be the international community, especially the distinct and tyrannical [Read more]

The Real Target is Obama

December 1, 2010 // La Stampa - Italy - Italian

If a conspiracy exists, it is against Obama. Fascinated by what they — the American proconsuls — think of us, and excited to lift the veil of private discussion, we can be sure of one thing: The release of nearly two million of State Department dispatches from all its offices worldwide is first and foremost a [Read more]

Scandalous Truths Revealed in U.S. Diplomatic Documents

December 1, 2010 // Hankyoreh - South Korea - Korean

After having made public military documents that exposed war crimes committed by America in the Iraq and Afghanistan wars, WikiLeaks has now come to release confidential U.S. diplomatic documents. WikiLeaks has put online approximately 250,000 confidential U.S. State Department cables exchanged with American embassies [Read more]

Martians in California

December 1, 2010 // El Pais - Spain - Spanish

The discovery of a form of bacteria in a Californian lake that lives on arsenic may seem like nothing, and it certainly is in comparison with all the rumors after the publication in the technical journal Science. NASA was partly responsible after it discussed "a discovery of astrobiology that will impact in the search [Read more]

Obama Does Not Believe In Jefferson

December 1, 2010 // La Prensa - Honduras - Spanish

We all agree that politics have regressed in the last one hundred years, and perhaps it all began one terrible day when the leaders lost the skill to speak about economic matters — that is to say real matters — and became skillful in “social problems.” Do social problems exist in reality? Perhaps not, and [Read more]
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