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June 2014

Still and Quietly, Please

June 28, 2014 // Tageblatt - Luxembourg - German

Even though the death penalty actually requires no further proof of its inhumanity, the April 29, 2014 execution of convicted murderer Clayton Lockett in the U.S. has once again drawn attention to the brutality of state-sponsored murder. Because of a problematic lethal injection attempt, Lockett struggled with death [Read more]

The Burden of Guilt

June 27, 2014 // El Tiempo - Colombia - Spanish

As the Pandora’s box in Iraq is opened, those guilty of causing the humanitarian disaster there are amassing.

The Rise of ISIL is an Embarrassment for the US

June 27, 2014 // Huanqiu - China - Chinese

Recently, the extremist group known as "the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant," or ISIL, advanced through northeastern Iraq, and is now pressing closer to Baghdad in an offensive that has stunned nations in the region and around the world. ISIL, a former al-Qaida affiliate, is a Sunni Muslim organization that first [Read more]

Obama’s New War

June 27, 2014 // Süddeutsche Zeitung - Germany - German

Barack Obama turned Iraqi Prime Minister al-Maliki’s problem into his own. With that he is experiencing pretty much the same as his predecessors: The U.S. can’t get rid of Iraq. Obama acts militarily in a minimalistic fashion. This is politically quite risky. This has been a routing for three decades: Whoever [Read more]

Jen Psaki Has Found Mountains in the Rostov Oblast

June 27, 2014 // Российская Газета - Russia - Russian

An official representative of the U.S. State Department, Jen Psaki, has yet again “shone” her knowledge while commenting on Ukrainian refugees coming to the Rostov Oblast. “There are no Ukrainian refugees in Russia,” announced Psaki. “Everything is calm and under our control.” Then, journalist Matthew [Read more]
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