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June 2014

The Man with Billions in Shale

June 1, 2014 // Neue Zürcher Zeitung - Switzerland - German

<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]

Biden Visits Cyprus: Objectives and Potential Impact

June 1, 2014 // Kathimerini - Greece - Greek

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]

The Results of American Non-Intervention

June 1, 2014 // Al-Ghad - Jordan - Arabic

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]
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