The Bushes liked to invite guests to their Kennebunkport, Maine retreat. We remember the summer 2007 fiasco when Nicolas Sarkozy, invited by the Bush clan, arrived alone, Cécilia suffering from the "flu”. W. invited political allies and foreign dignitaries to his ranch in Crawford, Texas, just like Lyndon Johnson. [Read more]
The tense situation on the Korean Peninsula has saved the declining sales of newspapers, with the situation occupying the headlines in major newspapers around the world for up to a month now with no signs of stopping.
China described the significance of North Korea using its own very popular phrase — [Read more]
The Chinese used to have much cheaper goods compared to those in the United States. Americans were accustomed to buying cheap clothing and goods while visiting China. It has become the opposite nowadays. The Chinese pay in excess of 20 percent more for brand name clothing. The cost of housing is higher, but with poorer [Read more]
Let’s imagine that the Internet is composed of a series of tubes (the analogy is not mine; I’ve been reading about it for a while in the United States). Information, videos, emails and even ads pass through these “tubes.” Logically, building these “tubes” is not cheap. The four main “tube” operators in [Read more]
The most recent issue of a particular D.C. political journal ran a cartoon that satirizes President Barack Obama’s symbolic slogan, “Change.” It shows Obama, who wanted to “change” America during the 2008 presidential elections, shouting in December 2010, “I’m Changed!”
As this cartoon symbolically [Read more]
In our column last Friday we mentioned how Zbigniew Brzezinski, a former National Security Adviser, insisted on refusing Richard Holbrooke’s participation in the negotiation between the United States and the People's Republic of China on establishing a diplomatic relationship. One of the reasons was that he was in an [Read more]