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January 2012

United States: Obama’s Weakness

January 31, 2012 // La Jornada - Mexico - Spanish

Last Tuesday, when he issued his third State of the Union speech, U.S. President Barack Obama described what appears to be the centerpiece of his political platform as he searches for reelection: the promise of a functioning economy for all — one that promotes greater “equality” and social justice, and one in [Read more]

Mormonism and the 2012US Presidential Election

January 31, 2012 // Lianhe Zabao - Singapore - Chinese

At the end of last year, I pointed out that Mitt Romney has the highest possibility of becoming the Republican presidential candidate for the next term. Therefore, whoever wins the election next year, the White House will continue to be occupied by a Harvard University alumnus. When Romney won the preliminary election [Read more]

Florida Primary Haunted by Crisis

January 31, 2012 // Le Figaro - France - French

<i>The record level of unemployment and the collapse of real estate are the dominating issues of the Republican campaigns.</i> On the bank of the Saint-Johns river, the Colbert family lives in a spacious house, half an hour by car from the ocean: a small corner of paradise in northeast Florida. But for Marvin Colbert, [Read more]

China Can Give America and Iran a Way Out

January 31, 2012 // Nanfang Daily - China - Chinese

As the U.S. postpones its military exercises and Iran continues to use propaganda rhetoric, it is obvious that the two nations need more formal channels of communication and that China can make a difference in this regard.

Super Michelle Already Campaigning?

January 31, 2012 // Le Figaro - France - French

For her third State of the Union address on Tuesday, Jan. 24, Michelle Obama received guests in the presidential gallery — model personalities who have marked 2011. And they are also political friends. Resplendent in a blue dress — the Democrats’ color — she drew attention and sparked the admiration that 70 [Read more]
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