It was obvious that Mitt Romney has, as Americans say, a political tin ear, which has led to committing blunders, but who he really is remained unknown.Perhaps, under the mask of a technocrat who changes his views every season and who, as a presidential candidate, must constantly reassure the conservative electorate of [Read more]
The United States Agency for International Development, the main sponsor of Russian NGOs, is ceasing activity in the Russian Federation starting this Monday.
Included among the goals USAID upholds are the support of the development of civil society, democracy and human rights, the fight against illnesses such as T.B., [Read more]
The Syrian minister of foreign affairs has used a speech before the United Nations to play down reports against the regime’s repression.
On the same day that the death of 95 people in Syria was reported, including 12 children, the Syrian Minister of Foreign Affairs, Walid al-Moallem, made his speech before the U.N. [Read more]
Mitt Romney has always presented his wife as his “secret weapon,” and now that the polls show an uphill battle for the Republican candidate, it is time to unleash her. Without losing her warm tone and natural demeanor, Ann Romney has sharpened her tongue. “For all those kids who voted for Obama and are now [Read more]
During the past few days, Muslims have lived in a rare moment of truth. This moment has come about as a spontaneous reaction to offensive images of the greatest leader of the community, Muhammad ibn Abdullah, may Allah bless him and peace be upon him. This bold anger that pervades Islamic countries from end to end [Read more]
When the Berlin Wall fell and the Soviet Union collapsed, the American scholar Francis Fukuyama declared the “end of history,” meaning that the Western political system had achieved a permanent victory. In Fukuyama's view, countries with different civilizations are like moving trains. Some are disoriented and some [Read more]
As his first televised debate against Barack Obama approaches, Mitt Romney has intensified his preparation for this crucial date in light of the November 6 presidential election while the heads of the Republican Party's conservative wing call on him to beef up his campaign.
The Democratic president and his Republican [Read more]
Romney’s mockery of 47 percent of Americans has exposed the true face of the ultra-right in the U.S. Here’s the new Republican Party: Billionaires who don’t care about their own base and think that they can drive Obama from the White House with the jangle of coins and ads.