<i>The truth of the measures which the "empire" would take: The U.S. threatens economic sanctions against some officials, not against the country. This might make some people take their deposits to Panama or the Caribbean, where the money is safe. </i>
The conflicts the U.S. is currently involved in are particularly [Read more]
The market that is capable of regulating the health care system in America has completely failed. A system in which the seller can set prices as they see fit has nothing to do with the market economy.
Meeting yesterday, on the eve of the Global Forum on Agro Food Expectations, the Secretaries of Agriculture from Mexico, the United States and Canada, Enrique Martínez, Thomas James Vilsack and Gerry Ritz, respectively, issued a statement in which they declared the will of their three governments to continue showing [Read more]
What's important is that Bush loved his dog Barnie, long considered him his good friend and, most importantly, never talked about politics with him. Perhaps Barnie never discussed politics so as to avoid dying at an early age.
At the ministerial conference for Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) negotiations that opened in Singapore, the path toward broad agreement was finally in sight. In a joint statement from the 12 negotiating nations, among them Japan and the United States, it says “we cemented our shared views on what is needed to bring [Read more]
With a single gas deal with China, the sanctions system that the United States and the European Union had imposed on Russia because of the Ukrainian crisis collapsed. Vladimir Putin emerged victorious from the geopolitical face-off that began over three years ago in Syria and does not show any sign of ending with [Read more]
As if the mindset toward peace and security in our country has done an about-face, the Abe administration is moving toward approval of the right to exercise “collective self-defense.” The thing I always wonder, although it is “collective,” is whether or not, bottom line, both Japan and the United States are at [Read more]
The failure of the negotiations between Israel and the Palestinians and the causes behind it were absolutely predictable.
Iraq is going to the polls on Wednesday, which is the country’s first election since the final US troops pulled out of the country two and a half years ago. Prime Minister Nouri Al Maliki is bidding for a third term.