The Cold War ended more than 20 years ago, and equal partnership is the only serious way to solve international problems today.
Germany is a third-class ally that the US trusts so little that it monitors German phone calls, emails and text messages.
Pursuing a broader diplomatic opening, Nasr said, could alter other US calculations in the region – from Syria... to Afghanistan.
The Germans believe that the least that the Americans can do to settle the murky surveillance affair is to provide Germany with more of the intelligence shared among the Five Eyes: Britain, Canada, Australia, New Zealand and the United States.
The U.S. loves its military to death.
The failure of a winning presidential candidate to complete electoral promises in the United States should not be news. In fact, the country’s major corporate media corroborates this when, as a rule, it avoids highlighting such faults.
But in the case of the current President Barack Obama — whose victory had so [Read more]
Like father, like daughter. Liz Cheney takes after her father, who was vice president to George W. Bush. She has the same pugnacity, the same disdain for Barack Obama, and the same reverence for presidential war powers — her senior thesis topic.
Forty-seven years old and mother to five children, Dick Cheney’s [Read more]