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March 2011

Colonel Gadhafi Proving to Be Expensive for the U.S.

March 31, 2011 // Коммерсантъ - Russia - Russian

Military intervention in Libya could jeopardize the plans laid out by the Pentagon, announced just a month ago, to significantly reduce the U.S. military budget. According to the experts of the Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments in Washington, the cost of only the first phase of the operation, involving the [Read more]

Ambivalent Goals

March 30, 2011 // Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung - Germany - German

Obama shied further away from precisely stating the goals of the military deployment in Libya: Is it “only” about preventing crimes against the Libyan people, like the U.N. resolution provides for, or is it also about bringing down the Gadhafi Regime? The Americans now know something more precisely: the military [Read more]

Hollywood’s Scared to Portray Chinese as Villains

March 30, 2011 // Sina - China - Chinese

Once upon a time, the Chinese characters on American movie screens were either rogues or swindlers; nowadays, Hollywood no longer dares to portray Chinese as villains. An article published on the L.A. Times on March 16 reported that Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM) has taken the initiative to change the villains in the movie [Read more]

Kill Teams in Afghanistan

March 30, 2011 // The Guardian - U.K.

We believe that the brutal actions of these "kill teams" reveal the aggression and racism which is part and parcel of the entire military occupation.

Reheated Proposals

March 30, 2011 // The Economist - U.K.

The Republicans who control the House are dead-set against anything that smacks of greenery, not to mention anything that would add to spending at a time when they’re trying to take an axe to it.

A Strategic Dialogue

March 30, 2011 // Prensa Libre - Guatemala - Spanish

The tour through three Latin American countries (Brazil, Chile and El Salvador) that President Barack Obama just finished should encourage us to keep examining the state of economic relations between the United States and the region. An in-depth debate and strategic dialogue in the immediate future will allow us to [Read more]
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