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May 2011

President Ma Speaks about U.S.-Taiwan Relations

May 31, 2011 // China Times - Taiwan - Chinese

On Thursday, May 12, President Ma was invited by the Center for Strategic and International Studies to speak on the topic of “U.S.-Taiwan Relations in a New Era.” The talk reflected on the sensitive bilateral relations between the two countries despite having no formal diplomatic relations. President Ma virtually [Read more]

It’s Becoming Crowded for Russians in Israel

May 31, 2011 // Rossiyskaya Gazeta - Russia - Russian

The White House understands that any careless sparks could ignite a new war in the region against Israel. Too many Arab countries are interested in using a new foreign enemy to distract their people from revolutionary fervor.

Obama Shines as Statesman-like Orator

May 31, 2011 // Die Welt - Germany - German

Barack Obama didn’t have it easy with Benjamin Netanyahu but achieved willingness to compromise. In the Palace of Westminster, he enthralled Great Britain’s elite. Seldom has high rhetoric dominated a week of world affairs like in the last eight days, in which the president shone on both sides of the Atlantic and [Read more]

The Relocation of Futenma Air Base

May 31, 2011 // Miyanichi - Japan - Japanese

<b>Reconsidering the Agreement, a Game Changer<br> Three lawmakers with influence over defense spending policy — headed by Carl Levin, chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee — issued a serious statement. They sharply criticized the plan to relocate Futenma Air Base to Camp Schwab (Henoko Bay) as [Read more]

An Ironclad Commitment

May 31, 2011 // Thawra Al Wehda - Syria - Arabic

In statements delivered to the American Israel Public Affairs Committee, American presidents, including Barack Obama, have sought to simultaneously promote U.S. interests while appeasing the Jewish lobby. Reagan and Bush, as well as Carter and Clinton, all pledged to ensure the security of Israel and preserve its [Read more]

Global Dictatorship

May 31, 2011 // Junge Welt - Germany - German

<b>Obama Lays Claim to Leadership<b> The United States and Great Britain present themselves as imperialistic hearts and souls during President Obama’s visit to London. Saying that the United States and the United Kingdom were “indispensable” partners, President Obama elevated the former world power to [Read more]

Operation Geronimo

May 31, 2011 // Brasil de Fato - Brazil - Portuguese

If Geronimo’s scalping was considered false, who can guarantee that Bin Liden himself was killed inside the Pakistani mansion? Why did the military action that killed Bin Laden deserve the name Operation Geronimo? In 1918 Prescott Bush started the student organization “Skull and Bones.”* Challenged by [Read more]

Clinton’s Damage Control Trip

May 31, 2011 // Khaleej Times - U.A.E.

The much anticipated but unexpected arrival of US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton to Pakistan is especially significant since relations between the two allies took a nosedive in recent weeks.

“Go Home, Feltman!”

May 31, 2011 // Junge Welt - Germany - German

<b>Diplomatic pressure, threats, sabotage, war: Washington’s expert in coup-creation tours the Middle East and is anything but welcomed.</b> During a recent trip through the Middle East, Jeffrey D. Feltman, assistant secretary of state for Near Eastern Affairs, is reported to have told his political discussion [Read more]
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