There was little difference between America’s post-9/11 hysteria that produced the Patriot Act and Germany’s frenzy after the burning down of the Reichstag in 1933.
The National Security Agency’s spying scandal keeps unfolding. Additional phone tapping has been revealed: 60 million calls in Spain. Also, news is surfacing in Japan about the collaboration of the Tokyo government, which — allegedly — has allowed NSA agents to penetrate the Western Pacific’s communication [Read more]
Analysts predicted that at the beginning of his second term, the current tenant of the White House, Barack Obama, would at least soften the blockade that has cost Cuba more than a trillion dollars.
<b>The US and Its Currency Are Losing Their Characteristic Strength</b>
Last week, after some federal offices were massively shut down for over two weeks and uncertainty within international financial markets started to appear, the U.S. Congress reached an agreement to initiate the fiscal year’s budget, which takes [Read more]
Political analyst and journalist Boris Mezhuev discusses what might save the U.S. from catastrophe.
To be honest, the GOP is seriously insane.
As China pushes for a return to the stalled six-party talks, the United States, Japan and South Korea are scheduled to hold a high-level trilateral meeting on Wednesday in Washington to discuss a response to North Korea and its nuclear program.