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July 2014

What Will Dethrone the King Dollar?

July 29, 2014 // Les Echos - France - French

Seventy years ago, on July 22, 1944, the Bretton Woods agreement was signed, bringing into existence the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank, and ensuring the international dominance of American currency — the dollar. At the turn of the 1970s, equality of exchange rates and the fixed-price convertibility [Read more]

Superpower Skirmishes

July 29, 2014 // Süddeutsche Zeitung - Germany - German

Using satellite photos, the United States is trying to prove that Russia is firing on Ukrainian troops. But the conclusiveness of the photos is controversial. Skeptics remember the 2003 photos purporting to show Saddam Hussein's weapons arsenal. Shortly thereafter, the invasion began.

McCain Shows Ineptitude and Intolerance

July 29, 2014 // Prensa Libre - Guatemala - Spanish

So far, the unfortunate game of bipartisan politicking with respect to the immigrant children has been obvious. But what had not yet been shown was the side of inhumanity with which some fanatics address this situation.

NSA: European Hypocrisy Summed Up in One Court Decision

July 28, 2014 // Numerama - France - France

Soon after the uncovering of the NSA spying scandal, in June 2013, we explained that France was particularly involved because of international cooperative agreements regarding the fight on terrorism. In fact, in 2004 a parliamentary report denoted that the United States “has unmatched capacity in regard to [Read more]
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