On [May] 7, a "Natural Energy Promotion Conference" was launched by Junichiro Koizumi and Hosokawa Mamoru, two former prime ministers of Japan. At this conference, a primary point that attracted attention was the usage of biofuels as an alternative to nuclear power. What triggered this were a few simple words from the [Read more]
Edward Snowden wants to go home but not to jail. U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry branded him a coward and thinks “he should man up and come back to the U.S."
<i>With the innovation of fracking, George Mitchell made a fortune for himself. But his legacy could be much more significant.</i>
In the competition for the most influential American of the past century, the name George Mitchell is rarely mentioned. However, the Texas oil billionaire, who died in 2013 at the age of [Read more]
American Vice President Joe Biden’s visit to Cyprus involved three objectives and one risk. Regarding the Cyprus problem, emphasis is placed on firmly supporting the initiative of returning the Turkish-occupied city of Famagusta to Greek Cypriot control as a means of building trust which could not only result in [Read more]
Kenneth Pollack* and Ray Takeyh, two American researchers who specialize in the Middle East, have presented an astonishing evaluation of President Barack Obama’s policy in the region. Obama’s approach is based on several deductions, the most important of which are that his predecessors — particularly George W. [Read more]
There is a general feeling that the option of military intervention in Syria is no longer on the agenda for the Western powers, particularly the United States.