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January 2011

WikiLeaks

January 31, 2011 // Tabnak - Iran - Farsi

These days Tunisia has made headlines across the world. Each day offers news and analysis of events in Tunisia, which is suddenly highlighted in both domestic and international media and newspapers. Some articles focus on the domestic conditions in the country; some are pointing to external pressures, and some are more [Read more]

U.S. Credibility at Stake

January 31, 2011 // Addustour - Jordan - Arabic

The credibility of the U.S. has never been tested like it is today — as all the world (in particular the Arab world) turns to the Security Council in anticipation of the issuance of a resolution condemning the settlements. The resolution calls on the Zionist government to stop its aggression, which is in violation of [Read more]

America Embarrassed in Front of Its Regimes

January 31, 2011 // Al Nahhar - Lebanon - Arabic

Considering the events that have developed in Tunisia, it is remarkable that traditional powers were unable to claim leadership of the street in demanding change. In the streets of Tunisian and Egyptian cities, the conventional power was unable to steer the wave of social momentum and lead the protestors. Therefore, [Read more]

Being a Plumber in the U.S.

January 31, 2011 // Vatan - Turkey - Turkish

During the years of the Gulf War in the 1990s, my education business was facing a setback. My son had just been born, and in this struggle of life, whichever business I wanted to try asked me to have a “certificate.” For the people who want to work in areas like real estate or insurance, every state in the U.S. [Read more]

Can America’s “Re-Industrialization” Succeed?

January 31, 2011 // Huanqiu - China - Chinese

Not long ago, I went to the United States to visit a number of U.S. manufacturing companies. In the current American “re-industrialization” strategy, can the “re-equipment” of U.S. manufacturing enterprises play a role in any major restructuring of the U.S. economy? I believe that the United States’ [Read more]

The Love and Hate of Americans for Billionaires

January 31, 2011 // Zaobao - Singapore - Chinese

Americans have always been advocates of the pursuit of wealth. So said George Soros, “It is easier to be rich in America than in Europe, because Europeans envy the billionaire, but Americans hope to emulate him.” Lately, there seems to be a change in the sentiment of Americans toward the wealthy — they changed [Read more]
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