Even though inspiring unanticipated recovery has appeared recently in the U.S. economy, many thick layers of contradictions restricting full-blown recovery have yet to be resolved.
The most recent statistics, mostly optimistic, indicate that the recovery rate of the U.S. economy will increase in 2011. On Feb. 2, 2011, [Read more]
Time and again, the US has proved that it cannot be trusted to act responsibly and democratically within the UN. Given the chronic abuse of the veto by the US, perhaps the veto system should be abolished, allowing all future resolutions to be determined by majority voting.
A public statement by President Barack Obama declaring Raymond Davis a diplomat and asking Pakistan for his repatriation was overkill; indeed it was a diplomatic faux pas.
Let's just say that we know that the US as a whole is not OK with Israel and its sub-human treatment of Palestinians, nor of the Zionist chokehold on US politics. Otherwise, Pollard would have been handed over long ago.
The new American ambassador, Francis Ricciardone, arrived in Turkey last week. Yet, even before the dust cleared from his shoes, he spoke to the Turkish media and stirred a debate. As Rusen Cakir [a Turkish journalist] pointed out in his piece last Friday, Ricciardone’s statement boggled the minds of many who are [Read more]
Some anniversaries are occasions to celebrate; others open a period for reflection and others for action. Next June will mark 40 years since the American ex-President Richard M. Nixon declared a war on drugs and identified drug use as public enemy number one. As far as I know, there are no plans for celebrations. What [Read more]
<b>By choosing Boeing’s “paper airplane,” the United States is only hurting itself in the long run.</b>
The Boeing Corporation’s reaction to winning the Pentagon contract to build a new tanker aircraft for the Air Force says much more than any analysis: Boeing expressed surprise on Thursday evening that it [Read more]
If you are a pensioner getting very cheap subsidized housing, food stamps and other benefits - thank your lucky stars. The generations to come won't be seeing half of that.
The United States has discovered that its veto in the Security Council represented all the pride and arrogance against the will of the international community and international law, when it exercised this veto in front of the world, refusing to condemn Zionist settlement in Palestinian lands that have been occupied [Read more]