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April 2013

The US and Israel: Obama’s Playing Hot and Cold

April 29, 2013 // Jeune Afrique - France - French

Having not reached a single proposition for relaunching the process of installing peace in the Middle East, Barack Obama has multiplied his ostentatiously amicable gestures toward the Israelis, receiving, in turn, a glacial welcome from the Palestinians. For his first international visit since his re-election, Barack [Read more]

Terrorist Acts in Boston: A Show with an Unknown?

April 29, 2013 // Itar-Tass - Russia - Russian

Looking at the passion surrounding the April 15 terrorist acts in Boston, one involuntarily catches oneself thinking: The U.S. is not mourning so much as reveling in the show around the tragic explosions. And, it would seem, we have a happy ending. One of the villains is shot, the other is caught. In fact, it is only a [Read more]

Bigger Share of the Pie

April 29, 2013 // Irish Examiner - Ireland

Paradoxically, cash-flush Apple will be borrowing money to support the buybacks and dividends. That’s because two-thirds of its cash resides in overseas accounts. It doesn’t bring the money into the US because it prefers not to pay US corporate income taxes on it.

Analysis: Dark Side of Remembrance

April 29, 2013 // Irish Examiner - Ireland

A week after her father, Tamerlan Tsarnaev, allegedly set off a bomb at the Boston Marathon, killing three and injuring hundreds, three-year-old Zahara Tsarnaev was seen happily playing on a slide in her grandmother’s yard in Rhode Island.

We Cannot Subordinate Our Policies to Others’ Interests

April 29, 2013 // KM.RU - Russia - Russian

There is a lot of discussion in the media about the Magnitsky Act and Russia’s response to it. I would like to express my opinion on this topic. In principle, the situation with the Magnitsky list is quite clear. Any political game always needs some tools to influence the players. This list is one of those tools to [Read more]
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