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May 2014

The Hammer’s Perspective

May 31, 2014 // Handelsblatt - Germany - German

It was a difficult foreign policy message that the president, forced onto the defensive, tried to sell to the men and few women at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point.

The White House Betrays a CIA Agent

May 31, 2014 // Le Figaro - France - French

The White House’s error could cost him his job. In an email to reporters traveling with Barack Obama during a surprise visit to Kabul on Sunday, Washington erroneously revealed the name of the top CIA representative in Afghanistan. His name appeared on a list of people attending a briefing for President Obama, [Read more]

Straight Toward the Abyss

May 31, 2014 // Frankfurter Rundschau - Germany - German

Dear NSA spies: Reveal your great discoveries. Give yesterday's conservative politicians and economic leaders an earful of today's frustrations. Explain to them that they are leading the country straight toward the abyss.

The Masters of the Universe

May 31, 2014 // As-Safir - Lebanon - Arabic

The “masters of the financial universe” met on the 18th floor of a modern building located in the Swiss city of Basel. The meeting featured Janet Yellen, director of the U.S. Federal Reserve, and Mario Draghi, director of the European Central Bank, along with 16 other leaders of the financial world. The meeting [Read more]

NSA Investigation Committee Embarrasses Itself

May 31, 2014 // Die Welt - Germany - German

<i>German members of parliament have submitted a list of witnesses they want to question. Among them are big names, but also old and fake ones. This shows us how clueless and overworked they are.</i> On May 20, 2014, the Bundestag’s investigation committee had to submit a witness list in connection with the National [Read more]
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