<i>There are problems with the Bayer sterilization procedure known as “Essure” in the United States. More than 7,000 women have reported serious side effects after undergoing the procedure. Erin Brockovich, an iconic figure among environmental and consumer protection activists has now taken up arms against [Read more]
Instead of tightening his superpower muscles, Obama slunk from the fray with his tail between his legs, unwilling to challenge Israel's cheerleaders in Congress.
To make promises to its allies and also build a new type of relationship between superpowers with China, the United States’ Asian policy is paradoxical and divided.
Aug. 21, 2013 was not the first time that the Syrian regime used chemical weapons against its own people. It had previously used them 13 times in different parts of Syria. Prior to that, U.S. President Barack Obama had said that the use of chemical weapons in Syria is a "red line" and that if Assad crossed it, the [Read more]
A U.S. court has ordered the Department of Justice to make public the document presenting legal justification for the extrajudicial killing of people, including U.S. citizens, involved in terrorism. The court has also required the Obama administration to make public the documents that provide legal justification for [Read more]
<i>U.S. President Barack Obama is dabbling as mediator between South Korea and Japan in order to keep China in check. His relationship with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is shaped by mistrust. There is a lot at stake.</i>
When U.S. President Barack Obama and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe meet on Thursday, they will [Read more]
The use of such undiplomatic language distracts from the very real difficulties the Israelis face in trying to reach an agreement with the Palestinians.
Devising an appropriate response to Russia is a huge challenge because neither America nor Europe saw Putin’s attack coming, despite the fact that it had apparently been planned for a long time.
<i>The authorities in the United States are tooting their own horn: Since they legalized the sale of soft drugs there, their tax revenues have increased and real estate has gone up in value. In short, an all-around boon. But can one really make money on someone else’s misfortune and justify sins with profit?</i> [Read more]