Discover What the World Thinks of U.S.

October 2012

Star Wars: Myth or Reality?

October 31, 2012 // Russia Beyond the Headlines - Russia

In trying to prevent space from turning into a kind of new warzone, it is essential that international agreements to ban space armaments be developed and signed.

Devastating Symbols

October 31, 2012 // Neues Deutschland - Germany - German

Barack Obama once called the war on terror - initiated by President George W. Bush in the wake of the 9/11 attacks - a shameful chapter in American history. The accuracy of his assessment was recently shown by the latest Wikileaks revelations concerning the treatment of prisoners captured in that struggle. As [Read more]

Governor Romney’s Bittersweet Legacy

October 30, 2012 // El Pais - Spain - Spanish

<i>Romney’s greatest achievement in Massachusetts constitutes a great conflict for him.</i> For his official portrait, which hangs here in the state capitol building in Boston, Willard Mitt Romney, the 70th governor of Massachusetts, gave precise instructions to artist Richard Whitney on how he should be painted: [Read more]

What Can the US Gain from a Return to Asia without China?

October 30, 2012 // Huanqiu - China - Chinese

As the United States returns to Asia, it will shift global strategic objectives toward Asia. Its policies are rebuilding and reinforcing the Cold War security system that has been abandoned, advocating the theory that China is a threat...But the question remains, is such exclusion of China feasible?

United States: Fighting Sprit Intact

October 30, 2012 // Le Temps - Switzerland - French

They do not admit defeat. The United States is unique in that its economic fabric is composed of combative entrepreneurs who are proud of belonging to their nation. In their rivalry with China, they demonstrate a determination that is sometimes excessive, but also the envy of many. Many of them understand that to [Read more]

Americans Split Between Red and Blue

October 30, 2012 // Al-Seyassah - Kuwait - Arabic

According to public opinion polls on the popularity of the candidates for the U.S. presidency– Barack Obama, the Democratic Party candidate and Mitt Romney, the Republican candidate – the race is extremely tight and embodies the fact manifested clearly in American political life in recent years: a great divide [Read more]

The Sandy Effect Enters the Campaign

October 30, 2012 // El Mundo - Spain - Spanish

After more than a year of campaigning and more than $2 billion spent, the November 6 elections may also depend on hurricane Sandy, which threatens New York and the rest of the East Coast of the United States. The chaos, which may reach the Midwest, endangers votes and rallies. Nine days until the election, the [Read more]
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