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May 2014

Friends Only in Name

May 28, 2014 // The Daily Star - Lebanon

Currently, the rebels, and indeed the civilians, are entirely defenseless against the barrel bombs and missiles which wreak such destruction and bloodshed across Syria. And all this is going on while President Bashar Assad campaigns for the presidential polls he is virtually guaranteed to win, a further slap in the face to the opposition and its allies, should they need one.

De Maizière, the German – What?

May 27, 2014 // die Zeit - Germany - German

The German foreign minister is negotiating the NSA issue in Washington eye to eye with the Americans. The U.S. shows little interest in Germany's concerns.

Americans Like Beppe Grillo

May 27, 2014 // Panorama - Italy - Italian

<i>American businessmen and politicians are looking at the results of the European elections on May 25 with interest and a little apprehension: There is a chance that the anti-Europeans will win.</i> For the first time, the American political and financial ruling classes are very interested in the European elections. [Read more]

From Bin Laden to Bill Clinton

May 26, 2014 // Al Masry Al Youm - Egypt - Arabic

What has Bin Laden done with Sayyid Qutb’s* fatwa? This fatwa — which declared the nature of the relationship between the Muslim and the secular state, whether in the West or in the Islamic world — equates the secular state with the ignorance of pre-Islamic times and emphasizes the need to combat and eliminate [Read more]

Conduct in the South China Sea

May 26, 2014 // The Japan Times - Japan

During his Asia tour, Obama reassured Japan that the Senkaku Islands, the source of a bitter territorial dispute between Tokyo and Beijing, is covered by U.S. defense obligations under the Japan-U.S. Security Treaty.
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