Discover What the World Thinks of U.S.

April 2014

Erin Brockovich vs. Bayer

April 30, 2014 // Berliner Zeitung - Germany - German

<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]

Obama's Asian Tour's Chinese Shadow

April 30, 2014 // Nanyang - Malaysia - Chinese

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.

Was the Use of Chemical Weapons a Red Line?

April 30, 2014 // Asharq Al Awsat - Saudi Arabia - Arabic

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]

Obama Wants To Cement Damaged Relations with Japan

April 30, 2014 // Die Welt - Germany - German

<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]

Why Make Money On Someone Else's Misfortune?

April 29, 2014 // Argumenti i Fakti - Russia - Russian

<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]
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