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March 2012

Banks: The American Exception

March 31, 2012 // Les Echos - France - French

As aggravating as it is, it is now the country that was part of the 2007 financial crisis that could ultimately preserve the most permissive rules.

The Re-election of Obama

March 31, 2012 // La Vanguardia - Spain - Spanish

The complexity of U.S. politics and the apparent weakness of the Republican presidential field has left Europe with a misguided perception of the impending presidential election this November. It is so much so that the general view from the Old World is that the only possible outcome is the re-election of Barack Obama, [Read more]

In March, America Goes Mad

March 31, 2012 // Le Monde - France - French

March is the month of madness. “March madness” or “the madness of March” is one of the national rituals, like the Super Bowl. Far from being insurmountably divided, the country joins together in a communal frenzy. Football has nothing to do with it. The madness of March is due to basketball — more precisely, [Read more]

Erdogan, Where to After Tehran Visit?

March 31, 2012 // Iran Review - Iran

...US President Barack Obama was there at the summit too and held Talks with the Turkish Premier especially regarding Iran and this, however downplayed by members of the Turkish delegation accompanying Erdogan, together with regional developments has made this trip all the more important.

Passover: an Inherently American Value

March 31, 2012 // Israel Hayom - Israel

The special role played by Passover – and the Bible – in shaping the American state of mind constitutes the foundation of the unique relations between the American people and the Jewish state.

American Policy: Obama and His Ordeal in Afghanistan

March 31, 2012 // Le Devoir - Canada - French

During the 2008 presidential campaign, Barack Obama often returned to his “mindset,” a frame of mind that led him to oppose the military undertaking in Iraq. He claimed to be focused on the peaceful resolution of conflict. According to that mindset, war should be considered only as a last resort. [Read more]
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