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August 2013

Secret Service: Obama Promises More Transparency

August 1, 2013 // Frankfurter Allgemeiner - Germany - German

Barack Obama answers questions for the press before taking his summer vacation. They grill him over the trouble with Russia and the intelligence services. Obama promises more transparency and more respect for privacy.

America and War on Syria

August 1, 2013 // Kitabat - Iraq - Arabic

If a foreign military intervention in Syria happens, it would means the beginning of a third world war in the region, which the Obama administration does not want at the moment

Manning's Superiors Are the Security Risk

August 1, 2013 // Die Welt - Germany - German

<i>WikiLeaks informant Bradley Manning has been declared guilty on many charges. But on principle, someone like him should never have been allowed to have access to volatile information.</i> Bradley Manning did not receive a life sentence, but could theoretically face over 100 years in prison. Bradley Manning is [Read more]

Thank the Fed (Still)

August 1, 2013 // Neue Zürcher Zeitung - Switzerland - German

The “Big Six,” the six U.S. bank holding companies with total assets of over $500 billion, have recently published their business figures for the second quarter of 2013. With profits between $1 billion and $6.5 billion, Citigroup, Morgan Stanley, Goldman Sachs, Bank of America, JPMorgan Chase and Wells Fargo are [Read more]

The Western Media

August 1, 2013 // Youm 7 - Egypt - Arabic

The Western media has taken a shocking position. It has disregarded its objective neutrality to support one party in the al-Sisi conflict going on in Egypt. This blatant bias raises a lot of questions. It would not be journalistically responsible for us to publish pictures of crowds from one side and write lies under [Read more]
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