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November 2011

The War of "Shields"!

November 30, 2011 // Thawra al-Wehda - Syria - Arabic

Russia's announcement of its deployment of the Iskander missile system on the European border is a bold step in the face of American plans to control the Eurasian region and threaten the Russian Federation's national security by encircling Russia with a U.S. missile shield. Most observers see this move as an [Read more]

Europe Needs No Advice from Obama

November 30, 2011 // der Tagesspiegel - Germany - German

<b>Because of their frequency, Obama's suggestions are gradually becoming insulting. Besides, current conditions in the United States hardly make it a role model worth following.</b> The number of provocations is on the rise. Doesn't the U.S. president realize that, or is it that he just doesn't care? Or perhaps he [Read more]

Impromptu Withdrawal

November 30, 2011 // Süddeutsche Zeitung - Germany - German

The United States wants to get out of Afghanistan but is making serious mistakes. The NATO attack on Pakistani army border positions is inexcusable. There's no apparent strategy for dealing with Pakistan. Even moderate Afghans despair because America's haphazard actions are making things worse for them. [Read more]

Help on the Way

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

Most blame, however, belongs not to any one person but to California’s system of governance, which has ossified for decades.

Don't Put All Oil in U.S. Basket

November 30, 2011 // National Post - Canada

America is our neighbour, our ally and our friend. We can disagree without being disagreeable and we can be pro-Canadian without being anti-American. That said, we must clearly understand that decision-making in the complex U.S. system is guided by interests - not by friendship.

American Churches Stand and Watch Occupy Wall Street

November 30, 2011 // Europa Quotidiano - Italy - Italian

Even the Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams, head of the Anglican Communion, paid attention to the protest movement in London against the power of financial institutions. The voice of religion, on the other side of the Atlantic Ocean, in a “nation with the soul of a church,” such as the United States is yet [Read more]
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