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June 2011

An Arbitrator Steps Down

June 1, 2011 // Frankfurter Rundschau - Germany - German

The resignation of Special Envoy George Mitchell indicates that, for now, no new initiatives for the Middle East are to be expected from the U.S. The peace broker, U.S. Senator George Mitchell, who had been successful in Ireland and had for two years worked toward peace in the Middle East, threw in the towel this [Read more]

Rambo in Black and White

June 1, 2011 // Addustour - Jordan - Arabic

Rambo is a near-legendary hero created by Hollywood in the 1960s to be a more modern manifestation of the American cowboy, who awarded himself a rare medal made from the bones of American Indians after white men occupied their land and exterminated them. Despite the victory of the Vietnamese in their protracted war [Read more]

U.S. Army Chief of Staff Martin Dempsey Sings Sinatra

June 1, 2011 // Der Tagesspiegel - Germany - German

U.S. President Barack Obama has officially appointed Gen. Martin Dempsey as the new chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. With that, the new “military team” is complete. On Monday, America observed Memorial Day: the commemoration of the fallen throughout countless wars. The holiday traditionally makes for a long [Read more]
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