Discover What the World Thinks of U.S.

May 2013

Suspicious Mail

May 31, 2013 // Le Figaro - France - French

American police intercepted a letter which was addressed to the White House and supposedly resembled those containing possible traces of ricin which were recently sent to the mayor of New York. It contained the message, “What's in this letter is nothing compared to what I've got planned for you." The letter sent to [Read more]

Obama's Troubles

May 31, 2013 // Sin Chew Daily - Malaysia - Chinese

U.S. President Obama has been troubled a lot lately. First the “doubtful points” of the American Embassy bombing in Benghazi have been mentioned again, with detractors pointing out that the government did not place enough importance on the information from the embassy and failed to prevent the tragedy from [Read more]

Drones on Trial

May 31, 2013 // La Nación - Chile - Spanish

The use of unmanned planes, called drones, is the subject of increasing criticism. President Barack Obama, with the goal of calming public opinion both in the United States and worldwide, clarified the conditions under which these armed robotic platforms operate. At the present time, they are the preferred weapons for [Read more]

US-Dominated World Now in the Past

May 31, 2013 // Wen Wei Po - Hong Kong - Chinese

On the heels of World War II, America, with its economic and military superiority, became the global policeman and took up the role of a superpower. It intervened in other countries through countless means and acted in morally dubious ways, enabling it to gain at the expense of others. Through an ever-growing mentality [Read more]

Loss of the Old Order

May 31, 2013 // Süddeutsche Zeitung - Germany - German

With the U.S. no longer able to play the much maligned yet absolutely essential role of global peacekeeping power, instability and chaos threaten.

A Hesitant Obama

May 31, 2013 // Saudi Gazette - Saudi Arabia

On the current complications of Syrian battles, an official said that the Geneva conference may collapse if Qusayr and its surrounding areas fall into the hands of the regime and Hezbollah, because if this happens, it will make it impossible for the opposition to participate in the conference.

The Management of Dialogue and the Management of Conflict

May 31, 2013 // Al-Khaleej - Bahrain - Arabic

It is delusional to believe that the United States will bear the cares and aspirations of the people of Syria to the Geneva II Conference. The suffering of the Syrian people cannot be within the interests of any American administration. As for whether the talk is about U.S. priorities in everything that goes on in [Read more]

Munk Debate: Socialist Rhetoric vs. Economic Logic

May 31, 2013 // Financial Post - Canada

If economic logic and moral clarity have anything to do with it, Messrs. Laffer and Gingrich should have triumphed at Roy Thomson Hall last night, but economics and morality make for uneasy bedfellows. Now there’s a topic for a Munk debate.
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