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January 2014

Barack Obama Can’t Wait To Go to Hawaii

January 1, 2014 // Moskovskiy Komsomolets - Russia - Russian

What did the president of the United States say at his annual year-end press conference? Any way you look at it, Russian scope beats American efficiency. This was once again confirmed when I compared Vladimir Putin and Barack Obama’s presidential press conferences. It's not just that a whole regiment of journalists [Read more]

Bad Decisions Means More Violence

January 1, 2014 // The Daily Star - Lebanon

The third bad decision last week was the announcement by the U.S. and Iraqi governments that Washington would send surveillance drones and air-to-ground missiles to the Iraqi armed forces to help them fight the growing movement of Al-Qaeda-linked Salafist-takfiri militants in Iraq and Syria.

Obama ‘Loses’ to Putin Because of Internal Affairs

January 1, 2014 // Guangzhou Daily - China - Chinese

On Dec. 19 and 20, Russian President Vladimir Putin and U.S. President Barack Obama each held separate end-of-year press conferences to review their political achievements of 2013. According to media evaluations from around the world, Putin was the big winner on this year’s international political stage, whereas [Read more]

Should Have Been Passed Earlier

January 1, 2014 // Vzgliad Daily - Russia - Russian

In Dec. 2012, Moscow decided to prohibit U.S. citizens from adopting Russian orphans. The relevant law, unofficially named after a Russian boy, Dima Yakovlev, who died in America, caused heated debates in Russia. But even a year later, politicians are convinced that the ban has fully justified itself. [Read more]
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