Last year, U.S. President Barack Obama visited a Chicago organization that helps young black men. At one of its meetings, sitting in a circle in a large room, Obama shared with the adolescents some of his own frustrations at having grown up, like them, without a close father figure. Like them, he had neglected his [Read more]
There is evidence of a troubling decline of the legendary American spirit, which until now has been a synonym for dynamic entrepreneurship and unabated optimism.
<b>Washington has ended up authorizing the exportation of American electronic components integrated in the satellites sold to Abu Dhabi. Problem: The contract signed last year for more than 700 million euros must be renegotiated.</b>
Business is business. Although Barack Obama has very well increased the testimonies [Read more]
U.S. President Barack Obama met with the Dalai Lama yesterday in the White House, the third such meeting since the president took office. Chinese Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying had previously expressed China's deep concern and urged the U.S. to reconsider the decision. Although the U.S. has downplayed the [Read more]
They grouse about the lack of a straight pride parade, they’re peeved that whites can’t say “nigger” and they moan about the indignity of being barred from women-only gyms. Suddenly the overdog is the underdog.
The State Department has moved from setting up Twitter accounts in various languages to an even more direct strategy. Kerry met with various bloggers in China last week, and this week, Ryan took part in an online chat about a Muslim superhero as part of the Comic-Con international comic conference in San Diego.
Bernstein and Woodward are not exceptional writers, but their book is exceptional. The reader's evil satisfaction grows all the more considering that the haughtiness of those in power has really been punished.