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March 2011

Dangerous Liaisons Between Silicon Valley and Washington

March 31, 2011 // Le Monde - France - French

From the White House to… Facebook: According to information from The New York Times, Robert Gibbs, Barack Obama’s former press secretary, is in talks with the social network Facebook, which is trying to recruit him. Responsible for press relations during the 2008 campaign, Mr. Gibbs naturally became the White [Read more]

The Energy Potential of Paper

March 31, 2011 // Suddeutsches Zeitung - Germany - German

Barack Obama’s energy plans are ambitious. Nevertheless, many of his pragmatic suggestions will die a quick death because Congress rules with a red pen. The speech is legendary. Nearly four decades ago, Republican Richard Nixon prescribed a “Project Independence” for his nation to free it from its dependence on [Read more]

The Yemeni President Is Besieged on All Sides

March 31, 2011 // Nanfang Daily - China - Chinese

<b>America Is Caught in a Dilemma in the Middle East and North Africa</b> It has been destined for Ali Abdullah Saleh to have an unforgettable birthday. In reality, he had absolutely no time to care for and celebrate his own birthday. March 21 was the 69th birthday of Yemeni President Saleh. That night, he worked [Read more]

Troy Davis: The Supreme Court Upholds the Death Penalty

March 31, 2011 // Liberation - France - French

Until now, March 2011 had been a good month for supporters of the abolition of the death penalty in the United States, which we are. Illinois, for example, had decided to abolish capital punishment to avoid the risk of executing the innocent. But yesterday, the U.S. Supreme Court, without any commentary, decided to [Read more]
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