U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is continuing to urge all African states to call for Gadhafi to stand down and to expel pro-Gadhafi diplomats. She hopes to reinforce the ranks of nations who recognize the National Transitional Council (CNT) as “legitimately” representing the Libyan people, as if [Read more]
US and other foreign forces are now the major part of the problem in Afghanistan
On June 23, the world received amazing news: The U.S. achieved victory in Afghanistan and will therefore begin to withdraw its troops from there. In his speech, Obama said that his country has largely achieved its goals in Afghanistan and therefore, within a year, one-third of the American soldiers will leave. [Read more]
The "strong pro-Israeli lobby" motif on its own is no use in understanding the relationship between Tel Aviv and Washington.
The commentary on the Middle East conflict is overloaded with many opinions, ideologies, truisms, clichés and wishful thinking. On one hand, it has to do with its actual explosiveness, which [Read more]
And ironically enough, this is in a country where there have been a few killing sprees by young people in recent years.
This is the country that the largest number of people love to venomously criticize, yet it is also the place to which the largest number of people are dying to move. In too many cases, these two groups prove to be exactly the same people.
In 2008, they voted for him in massive numbers. However, on account of the overly repressive character of his immigration policy, they will undoubtedly not do so again next year.
While they voted overwhelmingly in favor in 2008, the Latinos are, for the moment, the big losers of Barack Obama's presidency. The [Read more]
In recent years, there have been some self-aggrandizing folks within China who think that China is already very strong, or that Western organizations with ulterior motives have rendered China to be as such, and that China is a threat to the world. However, what is more supported by reality is that China is not [Read more]